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The Mayhew Animal Home in Kensal Green wins 'best charity team' award

PUBLISHED: 06:45 26 April 2016

The Mayhew team outside the charity's building in Kensal Green

The Mayhew team outside the charity's building in Kensal Green

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A charity in Kensal Green has won an award for its outstanding dedication to helping sick and abandoned animals.

Zoe Edwards, animal welfare manager  at The Mayhew, and Lisa Guiney, The Mayhew's adoption officer, accepting the award from TV presenter Chris Packham and David Simpson, who is the chairmain of PetPlan Charitable TrustZoe Edwards, animal welfare manager at The Mayhew, and Lisa Guiney, The Mayhew's adoption officer, accepting the award from TV presenter Chris Packham and David Simpson, who is the chairmain of PetPlan Charitable Trust

The Mayhew Animal Home in Trenmar Gardens, won the accolade at the PetPlan and Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) Animal Charity Awards.

The shelter, which celebrates its 130th anniversary this year, scooped the animal charity team of the year category.

The Mayhew was heralded for its work on a wide and varied range of activities to aid dogs and cats at the home and out in the communities across London, this includes its rescue work and initiatives to encourage responsible pet ownership.

The Mayhew was also recognised for the work it does overseas to relieve the suffering of animals globally.

Caroline Yates, CE0 of The Mayhew, said: “We work with pet owners, carers, local authorities, communities, veterinary professionals, international agencies, governments and animal welfare groups to raise awareness of animal health and welfare issues, finding sustainable solutions to help people and animals live side by side, enjoying each others’ company in safety and security.

“This award is a tremendous accolade and recognition of our work helping animals both in the UK and overseas.

Isabella von Mesterhazy, PetPlan’s head of marketing, added: “All finalists and winners should feel very proud of this great achievement; it’s testament to their hard work in furthering the wellbeing of the animals in their care. Each and every one of the individuals and teams nominated go above and beyond in their mission to improve animal welfare and it’s brilliant to be able to celebrate them through these awards.”

Now in its fourth year, the awards celebrate the incredible work, dedication and commitment of animal charities and not-for-profit organisations across the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands and the charity teams, volunteers and employees that go above and beyond in their mission to improve animal wellbeing.

For more information about The Mayhew visit themayhew.org.

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