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Staff & spokespeople

Dogs Trust Press Office is ready to take your calls and enquiries! If you are a journalist or a member of the press and have a an enquiry relating to a story or campaign by Dogs Trust, a Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre or have an idea you would like to work with us on, please contact the team on 0207 837 0006 or email the Press Office.

Would you like to film at Dogs Trust?

We can facilitate filming requests at our Rehoming Centres. We also have a range of B-Roll footage available which can be viewed on our Media Centre. Please contact the Press Office if you would like access to any of our existing footage, or if you would like to film at Dogs Trust.

Dogs Trust Spokespeople

We have spokespeople based at our Rehoming Centres or our London Head Office. To find your nearest spokesperson, please give us a call. 

Our key spokespeople are:

Paula Boyden BVetMed MRCVS, Veterinary Director

Paula graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 1992, spending 11 years in general practice before joining Intervet / Schering-Plough Animal Health as a veterinary adviser in 2003. She joined Dogs Trust as Deputy Veterinary Director in June 2010 and became Veterinary Director in August 2011.

Paula has a particular interest in the ‘link’; the interrelationship between domestic violence, child abuse and cruelty to animals. She has spoken widely on the subject, is past secretary and current treasurer of the Links Group and has an ongoing involvement in undergraduate training on Non-Accidental Injury (NAI) within the UK veterinary schools.

Paula is also:

  • Representative at the European Commission’s Animal Health Advisory Committee
  • Treasurer of the Links Group
  • Member of the British Veterinary Association’s Veterinary Policy Group
  • Member of the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Rabies Core Group
  • Member of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association’s Scientific Group
  • Treasurer of the Association of Charity Vets
  • Board member and treasurer of the Blue Dog Trust

Paula is available for comment on aspects of animal welfare including UK and EU legislation, microchipping and associated veterinary matters.

Dogs Trust publications

To find out more about Dogs Trust publications, please contact Deana, our Publications Manager.

Read the latest issue of our supporter magazine, Wag, here!