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!


Dawn, lives in London and works in the charity sector.

Dawn, 45, is originally from Lancashire, but has lived in Liverpool, Manchester and Glasgow and has now called London home for almost 10 years. She works in the charity sector, helping charities grow their fundraising and campaigning power. My path to going veggie,...

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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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