Winner of: Celebrating Communities at The Scottish Charity Awards 2019

John Craven (presenter), Louise Russell (Winner), and Patsy Kensit (presenter) standing facing the camera, Louise is holding her award

Winner of: Special Recognition Award at The People’s Pet Awards

September 2022

The annual People’s Pet Awards celebrates amazing animals and animal heroes, the bond we have with pets, and how they change our lives. The award ceremony took place in London on Thursday 8th September.

On the night, Louise Russell, founder of Give a Dog a Bone… and an animal a home, WON the Special Recognition category.

You can read more about Louise’s Special Recognition Award here.

TSB Community Hero, Louise Russell, Presenters, Gavin Mitchell and Gregg Hemphill.

Winner of: Pride of Scotland Community Hero Award

June 2022

The annual Pride of Scotland Awards celebrate unsung heroes and recognise Scots who have gone to extraordinary lengths to help others. The award ceremony took place in Edinburgh on Tuesday 21st June.

On the night, Louise Russell, founder of Give a Dog a Bone… and an animal a home, WON the TSB Community Hero category.

You can read more about Louise’s Community Hero Award here.

Winner of:  Amazing Contribution to Community category at the Amazing Women Awards

Winner of: Celebrating Communities at The Scottish Charity Awards

June 2019

Charities and individuals from across Scotland have been recognised for the life-changing difference they make at the 2019 Scottish Charity Awards, which took place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on Friday 14th June.

On the night, Give a Dog a Bone… and an animal a home, WON the Celebrating Communities category.

Thank you to everyone involved!

Winner of:  Amazing Contribution to Community category at the Amazing Women Awards

Winner of: Amazing Contribution to Community category at the Amazing Women Awards

March 2019

The second No.1 magazine Amazing Women Awards took place on Thursday 7th March at the Old Fruitmarket Glasgow, in celebration of International Women’s Day and our amazing women we have across Scotland.

Prime Minister's Point of Light Award

International Fund for Animal Welfare’s ‘Community Award’

October 2016

Louise is awarded with the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s ‘Community Award’, based on her work in bringing older people and rescue animals together.

Prime Minister's Point of Light Award

Prime Minister’s Point of Light Award

September 2015

Louise receives the ‘Prime Minister’s Point of Light Award’ in recognition of her outstanding contribution to volunteering.

About us

Give a Dog a Bone…and an animal a home is a young, unique and award winning charity, supporting the over 60s to afford a rescue pet companion.

We aim to tackle loneliness for the individual and homelessness for the animal, by removing financial barriers to an over 60s person adopting a rescue animal.

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