We are Pet-Fi A showcase film created by Pet-Fi to introduce our audience to who we are and where we are going, with the modern pet-owner in mind.
Bring Your Dog To Work Day "Bring your dog," they said. "It'll be fine," they said. When Jo and Mark, owners of Hownd, moved offices three years ago, they were told their dogs would have to stay at home. So they founded the Bring your Dog to Work Day, raising money for charity, gathering huge social media interest and helping to lower their team’s collective blood pressure. pictures: Paul Brown at epic-fotos.com, and Bridget Davey at bridgetdavey.com Film courtesy of the Teleware offices in the UK
Bandanas For Charity Soi Dog already have the UK record for dogs wearing bandanas (nope, we didn't know it was a thing either), now they're after the world record - and they want you to join them. We talk to volunteer Izzy about the foundation, and about this year's record attempt Get involved June 25th The Hope and Anchor Inn, Wye Street, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7BU Registration opens: 10.30am Event starts: 1pm *Please register early to avoid disappointment and delays*
Dog Fostering & Rugby Adrienne Eley has been administrator at Gloucester Rugby Club for 15 years, and takes charge of much of the day to day running of the club... including dog club, where the players bring their pets into training every day. On top of her Gloucester commitments, she volunteers for Many Tears Rescue centre in Wales, where dogs are fostered and adopted after being rescued. She fosters dogs, and has seen the Gloucester players help her throughout the years, from adopting dogs right through to donating food, collars and leads, and raffling off items to help raise funds. Could this be the most dog-friendly sports club in Britain?
Pegasus Project When Dave Meinert rescued Pegasus, he was told she didn't have long to live, and if she did, she would be deaf and blind. He set about recording every day they had together in order to document her development, and it makes for a fascinating video
David Cuffe A family practice David Cuffe of David Cuffe & Associates veterinary clinic says he’s a lucky man. He does the job he loves; he’s lucky to have wonderful clients and wonderful staff. And his clients feel lucky too, “they care for your animal as if it were their own,’ says one. David and his team are based in Abbeville Road in south London.
Sponsor a dog Soi Dog rescues and cares for thousands of dogs in Thailand from the dog meat trade every year. Their goal is to ultimately create a society where homeless dogs are a distant memory and the dog meat trade ceases to exist. Soi Dog’s latest milestone is sterilising 97,903 cats and dogs.
Soidog Diva needs you Soi Dog in Thailand runs a sponsorship programme for dogs that can no longer survive on the streets. Diva is a dog who came to Soi Dog’s rescue with horrific injuries which were caused by a vehicle. They accept dogs of all ages and many have had tragic pasts, one dog came to them after being scolded with boiling water. Since Diva’s accident she finds it hard to keep the pads of her feet in the correct position which makes walking difficult.
Friend For friend With a staggering 33 million people in Russia retired and every fourth senior citizen alone, improving the elderly’s quality of life is extremely important. For lonely people the risk of death is 70%. Moscow alone has over 100,000 stray dogs — Friend For Friend brings the dogs and people together to give longer, happier lives to everybody.
Ethiopian Wolves campaign Found in only a handful of locations in the Ethiopian Highlands, the few remaining Ethiopian wolves are at risk from disease and habitat loss. Dog owners, says Claudio Sillero, director of Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Programme, have a responsibility to help protect their pets’ wild relatives. This beautiful film shows how the programme is helping save the wolves and their habitat – something that also benefits local communities.
Of Dogs and Men Check out the trailer for the extraordinary film Of Dogs And Men, out soon, which explores a disturbing trend in American law enforcement: the shooting of pet dogs. From SWAT raids to simple calls, and even visits to wrong addresses, America is seeing more and more incidents of officers using lethal force against a family pet they deem a threat
Of Dogs And Men - Interview with filmmaker Patrick Reasonover It’s believed that 10,000 dogs are shot by the US police force every year. When filmmaker Patrick Reasonover heard this statistic, he realised the importance of opening a dialogue between the dogs’ owners and the officers. Here, he discusses his unflinching film and the hope it has, perhaps surprisingly, created.