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Join the ADCH as Honorary Treasurer!

The ADCH are looking for an Honorary Treasurer to oversee all financial aspects of the Association and join the Board of Trustees in making a positive impact on animal welfare across the UK and Ireland for cats and dogs.

Posted: 20/10/2023

ADCH releases annual survey data

ADCH carries out an Annual Return activity in the first quarter of each year to gather Members statistics on their operations and the animals that they care for, to help […]

Posted: 14/09/2023

ADCH Awards £164,265 Emergency Cost-of-Living Grants to Animal Rescue Organisations Caring for Over 1,300 Animals in Need

ADCH awards £164,265 Emergency Cost-of-Living Grants to animal rescue organisations caring for over 1,300 animals in need and has found in their national survey of 170 animal rescue and rehoming organisations that 73% expect to struggle to make ends meet, while 97% expect to see a greater demand for their services.

Posted: 09/08/2023

The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes appoints new Executive Director!

We are delighted to introduce our new Executive Director, Rebecca Cooper, who brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to ADCH from her extensive experience in the charitable sector. Throughout her 18-year career, Rebecca has dedicated herself to making a difference in the lives of others, particularly in the areas of children’s health and bereavement support.

Posted: 09/08/2023

Cat’s Protection – Developing Wellbeing Tools for shelter cats survey

Cat’s Protection’s new research survey to develop wellbeing tools for shelter cats, gives an opportunity for volunteers or staff (aged 18+) that regularly care for cats on behalf of a charity/organisation, to be part of the project and its research.

Posted: 18/07/2023

ADCH Special Recognition Award

ADCH is offering the ‘Special Recognition’ Award to honor an individual’s exceptional impact on the companion animal sector, with the winner announced at the ADCH Annual Conference in May 2023.

Posted: 31/03/2023

The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) warns the rising cost of living is leading to an animal welfare crisis

The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) fears this is the start of an animal welfare crisis caused by a rise in pet ownership rates colliding with cost-of-living pressures. […]

Posted: 19/07/2022

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