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Midland Borderfest Online Raffle 2021 now open

The Midland Borderfest 2021 online raffle is being run by Anne Speake & the Midland Borderfest team, once again raising funds for Border Terrier Welfare.  Now open, the listing includes over 40 items donated by a range of supporters, so there is sure to be something to appeal to any Border Terrier fan!...

March 8, 2021

Love is . . . a Border Terrier! (a Guest Blog by Teddy Stockton)

After the success of his last lockdown read, we asked blogging Border, Teddy for a special blog as February is the month of love.   Here he considers love from his unique Border Terrier perspective. Teddy's owner, Helen Stockton, (who has her own Creative Writing for wellbeing business) has lived with her literary Border Terriers, first Rolo who lived to the grand age of 16 before his passing in early 2019 and his 'apprentice' Teddy. Lovingly referring to the r...

February 7, 2021

Breed Health Report 2020

Each year the Breed Health Co-ordinator publishes an annual report from the Border Terrier Breed Health Group.  Please read on for the full 2020 Breed Health Report from Doctor Eddie Houston, who is also a Chairman of the Border Terrier Club and a Championship show judge....

January 28, 2021

Bess Friends Fundraising

We've got great fundraising news just in from Brian and Rebecca Shackleton and their facebook group "Bess and friends St Anne's Beach walk in aid of Border Terrier Welfare"....

January 26, 2021

Happy New Year & a webstore update

We're starting 2021 with a great big thank you to you all for your support.  We started our Webstore on 3 Nov and we've done a little analysis of our sales to 31 Dec 2020 to take stock of where we are after the first two months....

January 1, 2021

Merry Christmas & thank you from all at Border Terrier Welfare

A Merry Christmas & Happy (& Healthy) New Year to all! In what has been the most difficult year for so many reasons, we head into a very different festive season.  We'd like to take this opportunity to wish everyone the best Christmas they can along with a Happy and Healthy New Year, on behalf of our Committee and all at Border Terrier Welfare.   Whoever you are able to celebrate with, make sure you keep your Borders close - there's definitely no restrictions on hugs for them this...

December 25, 2020

New dates for Border Terriers 2020

The Committee of Border Terriers 2020 has announced the postponement of its event by a further year until May 2022. This very difficult decision was arrived at unanimously because of the current uncertainties posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The Committee have released the following statement:...

December 21, 2020

Pandemic Puppies survey by Royal Veterinary College

Have you purchased a puppy since January 2019?  If so, then the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) would like to hear from you.  An important national study is taking place to explore how buying puppies has changed from pre-pandemic it current CODID-19 times.  We are aware there have been major changes to buying Border Terrier puppies at this time and not all of them good, so we would encourage you to help with this research if you can....

December 6, 2020

BTW virtual AGM 2020 report

Earlier this month Border Terrier Welfare held their first virtual AGM.  Obviously the AGM is held annually, but this year we were unable to meet in person, so we adopted the tech to enable an online meeting, where many joined and hear our presentation.  It is difficult to find an online meeting platform that suits everyone and we also appreciate it is difficult for everyone to attend in a virtual format, but we had to have some form of virtual meeting for our own compliance.  How...

November 30, 2020

Shopping online this Christmas?

With everything going on this year, many are turning to shopping online in order to fill their Christmas stockings and buy that perfect present.  We thought we'd do a little round up of how you can shop online while supporting Border Terrier Welfare.  So you can feel good while shopping, knowing that you've helped support Border Terriers in need along the way....

November 28, 2020

Announcing the winners of our Scavenger Hunt photo competition

Well, you all got hunting and snapping your photos for our Scavenger Hunt photo competition and we received some brilliant entries which kept our judges deliberating long and hard, but we are pleased to announce our winners!...

November 17, 2020

A winning smile from Nessie the Border Terrier

On #WorldKindnessDay, we've had news announced of a lovely kind act that means a donation is on it's way to us.  Nessie won a Pet Pawtraits competition and her own Emma, kindly suggested Border Terrier Welfare as their nominated charity, which means we win as well as them!...

November 13, 2020

Border Terrier Welfare AGM goes virtual for 2020

In what has been an extremely challenging time for all of us, we have been unable to meet in person this year at our BTW events.  We are pleased to announce that we will however, be holding a virtual Annual General Meeting....

October 10, 2020

Agility Wear donate 10% of BT Centenary clothing sales to Border Terrier Welfare

Our Cornwall BTW Rep, Trudi Baird, has designed a logo to celebrate the centenary of breed recognition for the Border Terrier in the UK by The Kennel Club.  Available embroidered on a range of clothing items produced by Agility Wear, with 10% of product sales donated to Border Terrier Welfare.  A fantastic way to show your support for the breed, whilst supporting us too!...

August 13, 2020

At Home Superheroes for Border Terrier Welfare

We have news of an incredible fundraising effort for Border Terrier Welfare with an international team of members from the BTPosse twitter community taking part in the At Home Superheroes challenge for BT100.  It's over to Chief Fundraising Officer, Lime Oscar to tell us more about BTPRelay:...

July 7, 2020

Animal Health Trust closure and what it means for Border Terrier health

We have had a message from Border Terrier Breed Health Co-ordinator, Dr Eddie Houston BVMS MRCVS, following the announcement of the closure of the Animal Health Trust a few days ago, on the impact on Border Terrier health conditions.  In a statement on their website dated 3 July 2020, the AHT Board of Trustees confirmed the closure and that formal proceedings to wind up the company would begin.  In his statement below, Dr Houston provided more information on what it mean...

July 4, 2020

Reports of puppy selling scams on the increase

A concerning increase in puppy selling scams have been reported since lockdown started, as it seems fraudsters are unfortunately taking advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic.  Here we summarise Southern Border Terrier Club Chairman, Elspeth Jackson's article on the subject....

July 2, 2020

An AmazonSmile thank you!

We've had our quarterly update from AmazonSmile - a fundraising program that costs you nothing while shopping on the online store Amazon.  For those of you who are registered, we thought you'd like to see an update of how much has been raised to date....

June 29, 2020

Border Terrier Welfare 2021 Calendar - Photo call

It hardly seems possible that we are ready to begin the process of production for our calendar for next year.  Organised each year by Jan Gale, our calendar raises funds for us through Border Terrier fans purchasing it through our website.  Want your Border featured in next year's edition?  Read on for your chance to find out how in our message from Jan....

June 24, 2020

Midland Borderfest raffle - fundraising update

We've had an amazing fundraising update from Anne Speake & her team now that the Midland Borderfest online raffle has been completed.  Whilst they have been unable to host their in-person event due to Coronavirus, they have still rallied round and raised an amazing amount of money....

June 2, 2020

BT100 Wrap up & huge thank you!

As Chairman of Border Terrier Welfare, Tony Wrenn writes a personal message of thanks to all who helped to make the recent #BT100 event a success, read on to hear more....

May 25, 2020

The Kennel Club release AHT Canine Genetic Services statement

We have received an important update via The Kennel Club regarding the availability of DNA testing at the Animal Health Trust Canine Genetic Services.  Below is the statement released in The Kennel Club facebook post.  Read on for their full statement:...

May 18, 2020

Announcing our Virtual Border Terrier Show Winners!

Our BTW Committee judges deliberated long and hard, argued into the night and finally whittled down all our lovely entries into the shortlisted finalists!   You then voted in your hundreds and we are pleased to announce our winners! We had around 180 entries in our Virtual Border Terrier Show #BTShow and we were bowled over by the amazing Border Terriers you entered, along with the Border Terrier artwork submitted. ...

May 17, 2020

Rainbow Borders - thank you card by Jo Allsopp

Jo Allsopp from Sable Studio Gallery has produced a lovely card in support of Border Terrier Welfare and NHS with 30% of card sales will be divided between the two causes. ...

May 14, 2020

Border Terriers in Lockdown - a Guest Blog by Teddy Stockton

We continue our Guest Blog series with an excellent lockdown read!  Those of you who attended our AGM last year, may remember Helen Stockton’s entertaining talk about her Creative Writing business living with her literary Border Terriers, first Rolo who lived to the grand age of 16 before his passing in early 2019 and his 'apprentice' Teddy who has taken over their regular column 'It’s a Dog’s Life' in Sussex Living magazine. Lovingly referring to th...

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