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Ever since Victoria discovered how serious the animal welfare situation was in Borneo, she has worked tirelessly to raise money and awareness for stray cats and dogs in the country she’s grown to love. 

Genevieve is a teenager dedicated to helping animals, and she’s doing everything in her power to help charities devoted to animal welfare. 

Holly the whippet came to live with 19-year-old Amy and her family four years ago, after she was rescued from a puppy farm. She had been used as a breeding dog and needed to be nursed back to health. 

Ricky Gervais has carved an incredibly successful career from making people laugh but when it comes to standing up for the rights of animals, it’s no joking matter for the passionate animal activist. 

The brand new one-horned rhino is only the fourth of its species to be born in Europe in the last 12 months

Animal search and rescue groups wrote on Facebook that setter mix Tillie is a "true friend and a humbling example of the power of love”

Emergency crews spent more than two-and-a-half hours trying to get the 13-year-old out of the tree

Since being uploaded to YouTube, the clip has attracted almost 150,000 views for its glimpse into an unlikely romance

The Animal Hero Awards recognise and celebrate the most inspiring examples of bravery, dedication and resilience in the animal world.

The Daily Mirror has joined forces with UK’s leading animal welfare charity, the RSPCA to pick the most inspiring animals along with the individuals and teams who have shown outstanding commitment to improving their lives.

Do you know an animal that has gone above and beyond for an owner or friend? Or maybe you have a pet that has shown amazing resilience to overcome traumatic circumstances to bring happiness to you or others?

Or do you have a friend who has campaigned for animal welfare in your area?
Whatever the case, we want to hear your heart-warming and inspiring stories, so if you know someone or an animal that deserves to be recognised then nominate them for an Animal Hero Award!

All nominations​ ​received will be​ ​considered for the 201​8​​ ​awards, so don’t delay and make your nomination today

Click here to nominate.

Purchase Tickets

The Animal Hero Awards is an outstanding event, and a fantastic opportunity to entertain clients, reward staff or enjoy with family and friends. A limited number of corporate tables and individual tickets are available for purchase. 

Should you wish to enquire further in regards to availability please contact Sasha Edelman on 0207 293 3042 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are various levels of sponsorship opportunities linked to this event, ranging from category sponsor to headline partnership.

Sponsorship is the best vehicle available for enhancing your company's profile and reinforcing your brand.

To discuss sponsorship opportunities please contact

Sasha Edelman on 0207 293 3042 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.