Guest Blog

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!


Toni Shephard, Executive Director (UK) of Animal Equality.

Toni Shephard, 45, lives in Somerset with her husband and rescue dog Simba. Toni is the Executive Director (UK) of Animal Equality. Born in Canada, Toni moved to the UK in 1995 in order to fulfil her dream of working full time to expose animal cruelty.   Toni, please...

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Your all encompassing guide to dog grooming!

Holly Barry from Distinctly shares her article on dog grooming with us - a must read for tips and advice for every dog owner! Your All Encompassing Guide To Grooming Your Dog! Dogs come in all kinds of different shapes and sizes, but as the weather is currently at its...

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Andrew, vegan artist and biologist

Andrew Tisley, 42, vegan artist and biologist, lives in West Yorkshire. He has been a study coach for university students for the past 10 years but has always pursued his art work alongside this career. Through his incredible artwork Andrew conveys his feelings...

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Simon, long distance vegan runner.

Simon, 47, from Bolton is a vegan long distance runner. He lives with his partner and fosters dogs for Freshfields Animal Rescue. I was brought up with cats and dogs at home, and have looked after rescued ones all my life. After our last dog died, we started fostering...

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Amelia from Lancashire.

Meet 11 year old Amelia. She lives in Lancashire and with her parents and 3 cats, and has been vegan since birth. She loves to be busy and loves animals too! Have you always had cats in your house Amelia? Yes! Which is the first cat you can remember? Brandy was the...

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Cath from Manchester, therapist and teacher.

  Cath, 42, lives in Manchester with her 3 rescued dogs. She was brought up in a caring and compassionate family, and has been around animals all her life. For years Cath has worked and volunteered at many different rescue centres, and now runs her own business...

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Two simple vegan meals your whole family will love

Freshfield’s Animal Rescue is committed to caring for abandoned, abused and unwanted domestic and small farm animals along with sick and injured wildlife. As part of our commitment to make a difference for all animals together, we don’t serve any animal products at...

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