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WINNERS 2017

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

virginia

Conservationist and campaigner has done so much to improve the lives of wild animals through the Born Free Foundation.

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YOUNG ANIMAL HERO

storm1

Animal lover Storm could have felt sorry for herself when, aged ten, she began to suffer a number of serious health problems.

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CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR

jemima1CONSERVATIONIST OF THE YEAR

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YOUNG ANIMAL HERO

marina1

A disabled schoolgirl has forged a unique and heartwarming bond with a trainee police dog, inspiring everyone who meets them.

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SERVICES TO WILDLIFE

alan stubsThey are perhaps the least appreciated members of the animal kingdom, but Alan Stubbs has devoted his life to saving insects, spiders and other creepy crawlies.

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INSPIRATIONAL ANIMAL AWARD

gobi1

Dion Leonard had just finished the first stage of a gruelling 155-mile seven-day ultra-marathon through the Gobi desert last year when he noticed a scruffy little dog with big round eyes going around the camp begging for food.

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANIMAL OF THE YEAR

fire dogs

The remarkable courage, dedication and selflessness of our emergency services as they battled the Grenfell Tower fire inspired the nation.

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANIMAL OF THE YEAR

sam1

Even in a regiment of brave, highly-trained soldiers, Sam the cocker spaniel stood out for his exceptional skills and fearlessness.

 

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ANIMAL RESCUE

lola1

Lola Webber has been passionate about animals for as long as she can remember.

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HERO ANIMAL OF THE YEAR

irma1

Army veteran Paul Wilkie thought he had survived the horrors of war until, in 2012, he started getting terrifying flashbacks to things he had experienced on the battlefield more than 20 years earlier.

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HERO ANIMAL OF THE YEAR

finn

Policeman Dave Wardell and his trusty German Shepherd Finn were on a normal shift when they were called to a suspected armed robbery in Stevenage last October.

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RSCPA SUPERSTAR

sally1

Even the most dedicated animal campaigners might think about slowing down a bit when they get past a certain age.

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INTERNET SENSATION

walnut1

Walnut won millions of hearts around the world as the star of an inspirational social media campaign for dogs and their owners to join him on his last-ever walk.

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OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

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It was 24 years ago when Jill Robinson joined the scenic bus tour in southern China that would change her life - and the lives of thousands of suffering bears.

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NEXT GENERATION AWARD

redmond1

One of our leading conservationists, Ian has helped make films that have inspired millions and given young people around the world a unique insight into the natural world.

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BACK FROM THE BRINK

emerald1

When RSPCA officers first found Emerald lying collapsed in a filthy, dark stable, they initially thought the horse was dead.

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