Presenters

Annabel Giles

Annabel GilesAnnabel Giles has been a model, a television and radio presenter, an actress, and a comedienne during her 25-year career (1982–present).  

She has been a proud owner of Pugs most her life and is a lover of all dogs.

Annabel was the compere for Pup Aid 2010, 2011 and 2012 and we are very pleased that she has agreed to repeat her role at this year's event.

Anneka Svenska

Anneka SvenskaAnneka Svenska is a natural history presenter who specialises in Dogs and Wolves.

Anneka has appeared on UK and International TV on various different animal shows, as well as live hosting events around the UK.

The health of a dog is paramount to her beliefs.

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Eamonn Holmes & Ruth Langsford

Eamonn Holmes & Ruth LangsfordITV This Morning presenters Eamonn and Ruth have recently chosen to rescue a puppy and say:

"Adopting our beautiful rescue dog Maggie has totally changed our lives.

Choosing to adopt means you're giving a perfectly happy and healthy dog a chance to find their forever home. We support Marc the Vet's PUP AID anti-puppy farming campaign as it actively promotes rescue dogs and the responsible way to go about choosing a dog."

Jasmine Harman

Jasmine Harman Jasmine Harman is a TV presenter best know for A Place in the Sun and has filmed over 200 episodes around the world.

Harman is a writer and commentator on topics such as overseas property, travel and homes, and has written features for Company, Living Abroad, and My Travel magazines. She is the resident travel columnist at LOOK magazine where you can read her weekly travel tips, and a regular contributor to A Place in the Sun magazine.

Jasmine has Bernese Mountain Dog called Shadow.

Kate Silverton

Kate Silverton

Kate Silverton is a highly accomplished, versatile journalist and popular presnter of BBC news, current affairs and entertainment programmes.

Kate has won plaudits for her reporting from Iraq, and is no stranger to conflict, having covered several of the world's troubled and beleaguered regions. Recently she was in Afghanistan reporting from the front line.

Kate regularly anchors the One O'clock, Six O'clock and Ten O'clock news for BBC 1 and presented her own weekly radio show for BBC Five Live, debating the week's big stories with expert guests and politicians.

Kirsty Gallacher

Kirsty GallacherKirsty Gallacher is a Scottish television presenter. She got her presenting break on Sky Sports News in 1998, and since then has been associated with many other sports shows such as 90 Minutes, Soccer Extra, Kirsty and Phil (on BBC Radio 5 Live) and Soccer AM.

Animal-lover Kirsty says "When choosing a dog consider adopting a rescue dog or if you're buying a puppy always insist on seeing the mum."

Never buy a puppy from a pet-shop, online or from a free newspaper ad as these pups are usually born hundreds of miles away on cruel puppy farms and most-likely diseased or dying from horrible painful conditions."

The K9 Angels

The K9 Angels

The K-9 Angel's, as 'shouted out' by Simon Cowell on Britain's Got Talent, are proud to be supporters of Pup Aid 2012 and will be joining Marc the Vet alongside other celebrities at Primrose Hill.

The K-9 Angels was founded in 2011 in order to help stray dogs all over the world. In 2012 alone, The Angels have managed to rehome hundreds of Romanian strays alongside Action Aid for Animals as well as rehoming rescued dogs from the appalling dog meat trade in Thailand.

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Wincey Willis

Wincey WillisWincey Willis is a popular British broadcaster and a lover of dogs. 

She is now a writer, public speaker and conservationist and presents a Saturday show from 9am-11am on BBC Hereford Worcester Radio.

Wincey graciously agreed to be a judge at Pup Aid 2011.

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Only buy a puppy if:

  • You can see puppy interacting with mum
  • It's a breeder recommended by the Kennel Club (preferably Assured Breeder)
  • It's a rescue centre that's a registered charity

Be suspicious of a puppy farmed pup if:

  • Mum isn't there (she's most likely miles away on cruel puppy farm)
  • You're told mum's at the vet, been run over, sick, basically anywhere else
  • Price is either very cheap (£100-£350) or very expensive (£2000-£7000)
  • Pup is being sold in a pet shop or garden centre
  • Pup is sold from website, Friday Ad, motorway service station, pub
  • You're offered free delivery