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# not-just-for-christmas - Last year 2021

'Do your research' before choosing to get a pet this Christmas, DSPCA says
# Dog Is For Life
# Dog Is For Life

'Do your research' before choosing to get a pet this Christmas, DSPCA says

Dec 18th 2021, 9:45 AM 10,654 Views 0 Comments

Many animals are often surrendered or simply abandoned after the festive season.

# not-just-for-christmas - All time

Almost 2,000 people have surrendered their dogs to Dogs Trust so far this year
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

Almost 2,000 people have surrendered their dogs to Dogs Trust so far this year

Nov 6th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,855 Views 57 Comments

The charity is urging those considering adopting a dog for Christmas to sponsor one instead.

Poll: Would you get your kids a pet for Christmas?
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

Poll: Would you get your kids a pet for Christmas?

Dec 18th 2017, 11:13 AM 718 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this month, the DPSCA received rehome requests for 45 animals in one week.

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift
# Not Even For Christmas
# Not Even For Christmas

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift

Dec 17th 2015, 1:07 PM 10,445 Views 18 Comments

The warning comes as the charity rescues two Red Setters from dangerous conditions.

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

Nov 27th 2013, 1:37 PM 11,642 Views 41 Comments

The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.

Dogs Trust receives record number of surrender calls after Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

Dogs Trust receives record number of surrender calls after Christmas

Jan 8th 2013, 3:57 PM 8,914 Views 35 Comments

The charity currently has 163 dogs and puppies in its care and takes up to 220 surrender calls a week.