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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...

May 3, 2020

Coronavirus creativity becomes a fundraiser for Border Terrier Welfare

We have amazing news of some impromptu fundraising by #BTPosse members for Border Terrier Welfare.  When she started her crochet blanket, Adele had no idea what she was going to do with it until a chance suggestion on twitter meant she ended up sending it to twitter #BTPosse pal, Jo, after a donation to Border Terrier Welfare....

April 27, 2020

#BT100 - Celebrating 100 years of breed recognition of the Border Terrier

Like you, we've been dismayed to see events cancelled one by one in essential measures to keep us all safe during coronavirus, especially as next month was to see the celebration of 100 years of breed recognition for the Border Terrier in the UK by The Kennel Club.  So join us for a very special weekend of events! ...

April 21, 2020

Border Terrier Welfare colouring book

Have we got a surprise for you!  We have a fantastic offer of our Border Terrier Welfare colouring book.  We love them and we are sure you will too, so if you're a Border Terrier fan, don't wait to get your hands on one....

April 4, 2020

Border Terrier children's books by Victoria Howarth

***NOW SOLD OUT*** As it's World Book Day today, we've got something special to share with you!  We have several sets of these beautiful books for children, written by Victoria Howarth.  She has kindly donated them to Border Terrier Welfare in memory of her lovely Border Henry, the subject of the books, to help with our fundraising....

March 5, 2020

Not too late to get your 2020 calendars

Think you've missed out on your annual calendar shopping?  Not to worry, you can still get your hands on one of the last few remaining copies of the calendars produced by Border Terrier Welfare or the BTPosse - or why not get both, knowing you'll be helping out Border Terrier Welfare as you shop!...

February 28, 2020

Marathon run in memory of Border Terrier Elvis for Border Terrier Welfare

We are pleased to introduce Gary Skinner who is fundraising for Border Terrier Welfare by running a marathon in memory of his Border Terrier, Elvis who passed away last August.  Here we have an update from him as he works through his training plan in preparation for the main event in April....

February 25, 2020

Midland Borderfest 2020 Centenary online raffle

The Midland Borderfest 2020 Centenary raffle is now open, once again raising funds for Border Terrier Welfare.  With well over 30 items donated by a range of supporters, there is something for every Border Terrier fan!...

February 9, 2020

Canine gastroenteritis - a guest blog by Melissa Donald BVMS MRCVS

Border Terrier Welfare have been concerned to see so many Borders affected by a severe gastro bug that seems to be affecting the Border Terrier, and wider dog community, across the UK.  We asked vet Melissa Donald, a Border owner herself, to give us an overview to avoid the mis-information that can sometimes occur.   Here in her guest blog for BTW, she explains what it is, when to seek veterinary help and also how you (and your vet) can help with some important and urgent research...

February 2, 2020

Breed Health Report 2019

Each year the Breed Health Co-ordinator, Professor Steve Dean, publishes an annual report from the group.  Please read on for the full 2019 Breed Health Report....

January 31, 2020

Important appeal for CECS/PGSD research

We have received an appeal on the Animal Health Trust/Dovecote Veterinary Hospital research into Canine Epileptoid Cramping Syndrome (CECS) / Paroxysmal Gluten Sensitive Dyskinesia (PGSD) for patients in a specific group important to their research....

January 19, 2020

Go Fund Me help for Dennis

It is with a heavy heart that we write of 10 month old Border Terrier, Dennis.  In typical Border fashion, tried to destroy and consume a toy between Christmas & New Year, so ended up at the vets for surgical removal, which was just then the start of his troubles....

January 11, 2020

#BTXmas - #BTPosse twitter fundraiser for BTW

A very special thank you to all our supporters in the BTPosse on twitter, who continue to do the most amazing things whilst raising funds for Border Terrier Welfare.  Their most recent production of #BTXmas is just amazing and for anyone who has not already seen it, we would encourage you to have a look and see for yourselves. ...

December 26, 2019

A Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all

Wishing everyone a wonderful Christmas and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year, on behalf of our Committee and all at Border Terrier Welfare. Our thanks to all those who have helped us in any way throughout the year. THANK YOU ALL 🎅Tony WrennChairman...

December 25, 2019

Update on Paroxysmal Dyskinesia / CECS Study

We have received the latest update from Christopher Jenkins Research Assistant in Canine Genetics at the Animal Health Trust regarding the research into PGSD/CECS in Border Terriers, so read here how you can get involved....

November 8, 2019

Christmas & Greeting cards by Borderworld

Sold in aid of Border Terrier Welfare, BorderWorld have a lovely range of Christmas & year-round greeting cards, featuring Border Terriers from originals by Jill Jones Design....

November 3, 2019

Christmas cards by Bev Evans

This lovely Border Terrier Christmas card design by Bev Evans is available on her website, Bev Evans Art & Print as a single card or pack of five.  You can send your Christmas greetings while helping to fundraise for us with a donation from Bev for cards sold....

November 2, 2019

Our new Border Terrier Welfare website is live!

Having been discussed for some time in BTW circles, we are really pleased to have been able to launch our new website for our AGM last weekend.  With over 2,500 visits in the first week with lots of positive feedback, we hope it will become a useful resource for anyone with an interest in Border Terriers....

October 25, 2019

Christmas cards by Jo Allsopp

Sold in aid of Border Terrier Welfare, The Sable Studio Gallery has added to their range of Christmas cards, with a selection featuring Border Terriers, by talented artist, Jo Allsopp....

October 15, 2019

Christmas cards by CMCreationGifts

Christmas cards by Claire McCourt are now available on her Etsy store, CMCreationGifts.  With a donation to Border Terrier Welfare for every card sold, now is the season to get fundraising....

October 10, 2019

Paroxysmal Dyskinesia / CECS Study

We have a further update from the Breed Health Group on the PGSD/CECS Study.  Recently we announced here that  the Animal Health Trust was now almost ready to go live with a survey and sample collection for this study in our previous blog....

October 7, 2019

Canine Gall Bladder Mucocoele (GBM)

We present the latest information published by the Border Terrier Breed Health Group on Gallbladder Mucocoele for interested parties....

September 27, 2019

Paroxysmal Dyskinesia / CECS Study

After an update from the Breed Health Group, we are pleased to be able to announce that the Animal Health Trust is now almost ready to go live with a survey and sample collection for this study....

September 27, 2019

BTW AGM Online Raffle 2019

We realise that many of you cannot get to the AGM event in October, with this in mind we have an online raffle of a range of beautiful items for which you can purchase tickets online and at our AGM on Sunday 20 October 2019....

September 14, 2019

Fundraising in memory of Mark Harrison

We have news of a moving fundraising activity taking place today, as there is a celebration of a life cut short too soon for Mark Harrison, brother of Jackie, from the cruel disease that is Huntingtons....

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