Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home (sometimes known simply as Battersea Dogs Home, though cats have been taken in since 1883) is an animal rescue institution in London, founded in the north London district of Holloway 1860 under the name The Temporary Home for Lost and Starving Dogs. The Home moved to its present site in 1871. Queen Victoria became the patron of the Home in 1885. Related BRANCH article: Philip Howell, “June 1859/December 1860: The Dog Show and the Dogs’ Home”


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