We publish feature articles in various publications about high-profile PDSA supporters, animal heroics and all sorts of matters of interest to pet lovers. Click on a link below to read a feature.
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Denise Robertson has been a familiar and very reassuring face to millions of viewers of ITV’s This Morning since the programme was launched in 1988. She is the caring agony aunt that everyone feels they know and everyone would want in their family. Lucky for rescue dogs, Max, Primmie and Tess, that they are a huge part of what makes a house a home for Denise.
A day in the life of PDSA Veterinary Nurse Jenny Keen from the Gillingham PDSA PetAid hosptial
For five years actress Jessie Wallace lit up the screen as sparky barmaid, Kat Slater, in the BBC television soap, EastEnders. Since leaving the series in 2005, Jessie has gone on to prove to her fans that she is much more than just a pretty face both on stage and screen.
Gloria Hunniford describes herself as a 'jobbing journalist' but she is so very much more than that. As a broadcaster, presenter, author and talented singer, Gloria is loved and respected by so many people for so many reasons. The pets in her life think she is pretty glorious too.
Television presenter Kate Garraway enchanted a new audience with her recent appearance on the BBC’s Saturday night show, Strictly Come Dancing, but she is still best known for her sunny smile and its warming effect on GMTV viewers every weekday morning.
Bob Flowerdew’s family has been farming the green and pleasant land of Norfolk and Suffolk for more than 500 years. This Flowerdew could have followed in his forefathers’ footsteps but instead he chose to share his green-fingered expertise with the entire nation. A charismatic broadcaster, public speaker and prolific writer, Bob Flowerdew is a much respected voice of wisdom on BBC Radio 4 Gardener’s Question Time and universally recognised as Britain’s leading organic gardener. He is also the designer of the new Garden of Remembrance at the recently restored PDSA Animal Cemetery in Ilford.
His first love may have been football but it was Jean-Christophe Novelli’s passion for creating fabulously fine food that has brought him fame. As an internationally respected chef with no fewer than four Michelin stars to his name, Jean-Christophe is used to being in the limelight and as a featured celebrity in the 2008 PDSA Pet Pawtraits calendar he was more than happy to share stardom with faithful friends Obie, Missy and Snoopy: three of his fourteen dogs.
One of PDSA’s most treasured possessions lies in a quiet corner of a field in Ilford, North London. The PDSA Animal Cemetery is the final resting place for over 3,000 animals, including 12 heroes awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal for their gallantry in WWII. In November 2007, after nearly a year of renovation work, the cemetery is to be unveiled.
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