Mayhew’s Head of Operations & Acting Head of Clinic Named Category Finalist at 2023 Petplan & ADCH Animal Charity Awards

Mayhew, the leading animal welfare charity working to improve life for dogs, cats and communities in London and internationally, is proud to announce that Lisa Guiney, the organisation’s Head of Operations & Acting Head of Clinic, has been selected as a Finalist for the prestigious Charity Employee of the Year Award Category in the 2023 Petplan & ADCH Animal Charity Awards.

The Awards, for which there were 5,000 nominations, were announced at an event on the evening of Tuesday, 16th May at The Telford International Centre where Lisa was joined by colleagues from the London animal charity, including Chair of Mayhew’s Board of Trustees and Mayhew Chief Executive, Sherine Wheeler.

Lisa has been recognised for her contribution to the lives of tens of thousands of dogs and cats during her 25-year long career at Mayhew. During this time, Lisa has worked tirelessly to ensure dogs and cats receive the care, love and support they need so they are healthy, and loved for life, by communities who care for them and respect them.

Lisa works with tremendous resilience and passion and inspires her teams to go above and beyond to provide tailored, expert care and support to dogs, cats, pet owners and communities in London.

Commenting on being a Category finalist, Lisa explained, “I am honoured and proud to have been selected as a Finalist for Charity Employee of the Year Category at these important Awards. It was totally unexpected!”

Sherine Wheeler, said, “We are thrilled that Lisa has been recognised by her peers and colleagues in the animal welfare sector as a finalist for the Charity Employee of the Year Award. Her commitment to animal welfare is incredible and her efforts have had a transformative effect on the lives of countless animals in the communities Mayhew supports in London. She is an inspiration to everyone she works with, and we are very proud of her well-deserved recognition.”

About Mayhew

Established in 1886, Mayhew is an animal welfare charity working in London and overseas. We help thousands of dogs and cats in need by delivering a broad range of animal welfare and veterinary care services.

In 2022 alone, the team at Mayhew: –

  • Carried out 6,831 veterinary interventions
  • Administered 3,095 vaccinations in our community vet clinic
  • Neutered 1,078 dogs and cats in our community vet clinic
  • Delivered 553 TheraPaws therapeutic dog engagements
  • Provided short-term care and shelter through Pet Refuge for 9 cats and 13 dogs
  • Reunited 73 missing or lost pets with their owners
  • Rehomed 34 dogs and 325 cats

To find out more about Mayhew’s work, visit

For adoption, clinic and general enquiries, call: 020 8962 8000. To donate, call: 020 8206 5870.

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