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Suspension of Imports – ADCH Change to Standards

Today, 14 April, DEFRA have suspended any commercial import of dogs or cats from four countries: Ukraine, Belarus, Romania and Poland.  This is to stop the illegal trade in dogs […]

Posted: 22/04/2022

The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes appoints new Executive Director

The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) has appointed Halita Obineche as its new Executive Director. This is a new post for the ADCH and will lead on the […]

Posted: 06/04/2022

Situation in Ukraine

ADCH, like everyone, is horrified and concerned at the emerging and ongoing crisis in Ukraine resulting from the Russian invasion. Some members may work with Ukrainian organisations and some support […]

Posted: 03/03/2022

ADCH Seeks New Honorary Treasurer

ADCH seeking to appoint an  Honorary Treasurer to oversee all financial aspects of the Association and play a leading role in its exciting and ambitious growth and development.      […]

Posted: 29/12/2021

Dennis Baker OBE

It is with sadness that we report that Dennis Baker OBE, passed away on Thursday 19th August 2021.  His long fight with cancer finally took its toll, but he was […]

Posted: 17/09/2021


Whilst Coronavirus has impacted on rescues’ ability to fundraise, the threat to the sustainability of the UK’s and Ireland’s dog and cat rescue sector has slightly improved in the past […]

Posted: 19/02/2021


Coronavirus is posing a huge threat to the sustainability of the UK’s and Ireland’s dog and cat rescue sector, the ADCH Covid-Impact No.2 Survey reveals. The Association of Dogs and […]

Posted: 19/02/2021

Digging Deep to Help Animals in Need

Pet food manufacturers and suppliers of animal care products have donated £110,000 worth of food and products to help animal welfare charities who are struggling due to the effects of […]

Posted: 04/06/2020