29 May 2024

Hermes’ escape from Ukraine

Like most of us, I was horrified by the war in Ukraine. An online photograph caught my eye. It was of a woman with her son and Wheaten Scottish Terrier in a bomb shelter. And I just thought, that could be me!

29 May 2024

Scottie door plaques

STECS are pleased to collaborate with Josh from Signature Signs on bespoke door plaques.

25 April 2024

Going solo…

We’d never had a dog. But after raising a family and having retired, I needed something more in my life. So, I pestered my husband David for a dog.

25 April 2024

Nessie and Star – twins on the run

Like a modern-day Thelma and Louise, two young Scottie sisters, Star and Nessie (then known as Tina) were out of control and terrorising their neighbourhood.

17 January 2022

Fostering a Scottie Podcast

What is it like to suddenly lose your Scottie, even if you know it has a long-term illness?

17 January 2022

Scottie MOT Podcast

In her second monthly episode Cath explains how to “Take Back Control”. Not Britain away from Europe, but Scotties away from squirrels or standoffs with cats.

17 December 2021

Discover Dogs Article November 2021

Thousands of dog-lovers visited over 150 dog breeds at The Kennel Club’s Discover Dogs event in London last November.

13 December 2021

Win Crufts 2022 tickets

To celebrate being a major sponsor of Crufts, the world’s largest dog show, Agria are giving away hundreds of tickets to Crufts 2022!

8 December 2021

Xmas raffle prize winners announced

Our new secretary Elaine Core reveals the Christmas raffle prize winners.

23 November 2021


Our welfare office Cath chats to George Matlock, of the London Scottie Club, about the origins of the STECS charity.

27 October 2021

Discover Dogs

Discover Dogs 2021 will also be celebrating all the different and amazing ways in which canine heroes save us, during the pandemic and every day. 

30 November 2020

Once in a lifetime dog

All profits from the sale of her book will be donated to STECS.

2 April 2020

Pets and Coronavirus

The Comfort in Crisis campaign aims to provide clear guidance to owners on how to look after their pets during the current COVID-19 crisis.

23 February 2020

Crufts 2020

STECS are on The Kennel Club Find Me A Rescue Stand, Crufts 2020

22 February 2020

Thinking of a StayCation this year?

Want to make a donation to STECS and have fun? Why not book to stay at ‘Up the Creek’ appt., Whitby?