Dawn Parkes lives in The Chilterns and has run her own business for the last 18 years. She is MD of her commercial cleaning company which employs between 80 – 100 people at any one time across 34 locations, and she works from her office in High Wycombe. She has...read more
Welcome to our Guest Blog page. At our invitation, the posts you will find on this page have been kindly produced for us by associates and supporters of Freshfields and in some instances by representatives of like minded organisations or by individuals with whom we believe Freshfields shares a 'wider community' link.
We hope that over time these contributions will grow in number, providing connectivity and a greater perspective on those individuals and groups who together make a difference for All animals!
Ian, 48, from Lancashire, lives with his wife, daughter and 3 cats. He leads a happy, busy life, balancing work and family life whilst always being respectful and mindful of both animal and human beings. I enjoy life and I feel that by being thoughtful and...read more
By Holly Barry All dogs have a range of behaviours and signs that they use to cope with stressful situations or perceived challenges that they may encounter each day. Many of these traits are passive in nature, such as the dog moving away from something it feels...read more
Hello all, my name is Jemma McNulty and I am the founder of a Facebook group called 'Southport Vegan Community'. Whether you are already vegan, vegan curious or thinking of going 'part time' vegan, the group is there to offer inspiration, ideas, support and friendship...read more
Elizabeth Oliver is founder and CEO of Animal Refuge Kansai (ARK) in Japan. She has worked tirelessly in Japan for nearly 40 years and now lives with a multitude of animals, as well as her own six dogs and two cats! In 2012 she received an MBE for her work with...read more
Welcome to our latest Guest Blogger, the nutritional experts from Spillers. Spillers are industry specialists in horse feed and advice for owners. Here's what they had to say..... If you’re considering making your first foray into horse or pony ownership then why not...read more
Julie from Liverpool, lives with her 3 dogs and 4 rabbits. For as long as I can remember there were always rescued animals in our house! Growing up there were dogs and cats, rabbits, horses and even a goat! They were just part of the family. Now I’ve got my own...read more
Kath Baron, 51, works at The Kitchen cafe in Bolton. A keen animal advocate, Kath's love of animals is expressed through her passion for making healthy, vegan food and via her regular efforts to share that passion in her local community. She has two rescue dogs -...read more
Our first ever guest blog is from Margaret, one of our dedicated kennels volunteers. Margaret has taken a little bit of time out to give everyone an overview of a typical day helping out in the Liverpool kennels! Please note… there’s lots of cleaning involved!...read more
Our second guest blogger is Danielle Owens. Danielle, works at the Liverpool shelter in the Small Animals and Wildlife Unit. Danielle can attest to the need to make the very best of the scarce resources available to the shelter, and we feel confidant, that readers may...read more