Our tips for walking your dog in the rain
Rain can be soothing for some, but for our four-legged friends, it can often be a source of anxiety and fear. Many dog owners have already experienced their companion's resistance to going outside when it's raining. Why are dogs afraid of the rain? Understanding this reaction is essential to helping our friends overcome this fear. There are several reasons why dogs are afraid of rain: Auditory and olfactoryRead More →
Tom and Minnie went for a walk with the Veeweyde team!
On Saturday, we were at the Animal Welfare Festival in 1070 Anderlecht with our dogs TOM and MINNIE, who we took out for a dog walk from the shelter. Thanks to our carers and volunteers, the "bodyguards team", who supervised them along the way! See Tom's profile here: https://www.veeweyde.be/adoption/tom/ And Minnie's: https://www.veeweyde.be/adoption/minnie/ The party continued at Astrid Park, with the preRead More →
Special chewy treats call for donations!
We provide our 45 dogs with chews and licks on a daily basis, but these treats weigh heavily on our budget: over 500 euros a month! But these purchases are essential: chewing is one of the dog's most important needs. This activity releases endorphins, a hormone secreted by the dog's brain, which spreads throughout the body, making the dog feel soothed and tired. Chewing and licking is therefore a good wayRead More →
Watch the replay of Twitch live from October 4!
Our shelter, the animals and the whole team were live on Wednesday October 4 to mark World Animal Day, and here's the link for those who missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ohK4Di9DpY Journalist and broadcaster Nathalie Thirionet has been following our news closely since her first visit on World Dog Day and our open house on August 26, and it was only natural that she should once again shine theRead More →
How to clean your dog or cat’s eyes?
Dogs like cats have particular sensitivity in the eye area. It’s quite common to see them with tears streaming from the corner of their eyes! For regular hygiene of your pet's eyes and to avoid discoloration of hair, it is important to clean their eyes daily. Cleaning the eyes of dogs It is especially in small breeds, such as French bulldogs and shitzus for example, that the tear ducts in the dog's eyes fRead More →
Coryza in kittens and cats
Coryza, kesako? Coryza is one of the most widespread diseases in unvaccinated cats. Wrongly called “cat flu”, it is in reality a viral illness which at first glance resembles a bad cold. Symptoms can quickly become complicated and worsen your cat's general health. It is therefore imperative to consult a veterinarian at the first symptoms. Weakened kittens and cats (old, carriers of another disease suchRead More →
How to welcome a fearful cat into your home?
Many of our cats offered for adoption are fearful of humans. It then seems difficult to establish a link with them. However, a few tips can help put your pet at ease, and thus make him less fearful. The cats arriving in our shelter have lost their bearings: they have gone, for example, from a home to the street, then from the street to our shelter, then from our shelter... to your home! Enough to be disorienteRead More →
Works: our cattery inaccessible until June 30
Due to our ongoing renovation work at our Anderlecht shelter, it will not be possible to visit the cattery until Friday June 30 inclusive. Adoptions will not be possible and no appointments for cats will be made until July 1, when appointments and visits can resume. The shelter remains open for our other animals, furry Nacs (rabbits and rodents), dogs, as well as for sheep and goats which it is still possiblRead More →
Free visits resume from July 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Free visits resume from Monday July 3 at our Anderlecht refuge. From this date, it will be possible to come and visit the animals without an appointment from Monday to Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. In the case of a desire to adopt, however, we recommend making an appointment in advance at 02/527.10.50. Visits by appointment are also maintained from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a personalizedRead More →
Meow, it’s rolling!
Our 17 cats currently adoptable in a cattery are the stars of RTL! Ice, Laira, Lola, Mushu and all the others dressed up for the filming of the show Coûte que Coûte, whose theme is… #spoileralert… the cat of course! Viewers will be invited to discover how a visit to the cattery works for #responsible adoption with an explanation of our adoption conditions. Broadcast on Wednesday August 30 on RTL!Read More →