An animal home who look after dumped and abused cats and dogs are hosting a summer open day with celebrity guests and live entertainment.

The open day at The Mayhew Animal Home in Trenmar Gardens, Kensal Green will take place on Sunday (July 20) from 12pm to 4pm.

Visitors can meet some of the furry friends looking for new homes and the animal welfare officers, there will be live music and entertainment, including a steel band, a barbeque and street food.

Guests will include the Mayor of Hammersmith, Councillor Mercy Umeh and Charlie, the chocolate Labrador  - known as Scooby during his time at the Mayhew Animal Home– will be accompanied by his new handler to talk about their work with the South East London Search and Rescue charity which specialises in tracing vulnerable people with dementia.

The Mayhew’s open day raises about £9,000 for animals which have been dumped all over London.             

A welfare officer with a collie at the Mayhew Animal Home.
 

Events Officer at the Mayhew, Lauren Coleman said: “It’s great when old residents like Charlie return to support us. This is going to be the best Open Day yet. There’s lots to keep the whole family entertained and it really is a great day out.

"The money raised will help The Mayhew to continue the work it does around the clock to rescue more and more animals in need!”

What? Mayhew Summer Open Day

When? Sunday, July 20 from 12pm to 5pm

Where? The Mayhew Animal Home, Trenmar Gardens, Kensal Green, London NW10 6BJ

Cost? Entry is £3 (£2 concessions)

Contact? 020 8962 5875