If you’re searching for a list of the best dog rescue centres in the South West England, we’ve featured 10 below.
1. Margaret Green Animal Rescue
This animal rescue, with a location in Blandford, Dorset, and another in Tavistock, Devon takes in animals that have been neglected, abused, or who come from owners who simply cannot care for them anymore.
Have you been thinking about bringing a dog into your home? Consider adopting from Margaret Green Animal Rescue, and check out their dogs that are currently up for adoption. If you’d like to help Margaret Green Animal Rescue with their mission, there are so many ways to help and support this rescue center.
Ready to get in touch? Head over to their contact page and give them a shout.
2. Somerset & Dorset Animal Rescue
Located in Wincanton, Somerset & Dorset Animal Rescue first began rescuing animals in 1980. Since then, they have worked incredibly hard to rescue dogs in unsafe situations, taking them into their rescue to allow them a chance to find a safe, loving home.
If you’ve been searching for a dog to add to your family, check out the dogs that are currently available, and fill out the form at the bottom of the page to enquire about adopting. To help this rescue, consider sending a donation!
Head on over to their contact page to get in touch and learn more.
Check out K9focus if you’re in the Devon area looking for a dog rescue. This rescue takes in dogs from difficult and dangerous situations, providing the dogs the rehabilitation they need so that they can find comfortable forever homes.
To learn more about adoption from K9focus, read up on their adoption process. If you’re ready to adopt, check out their available dogs. To help out at this rescue center, considering becoming a volunteer, or donating to help this rescue continue its work.
To learn more, visit K9focus’s contact page and get in touch today.
4. Animals in Distress Rescue Centre
Since 1981, this charity dog rescue in New Abbot has taken in dogs from owners who can no longer care for them for any reason, and worked hard to find them their perfect forever homes. Every year they take in around 600 animals, and strive to find each animal the loving owners they deserve.
Have you been considering bringing a dog into your home? First, read up on the rehoming process at Animals in Distress Rescue Centre. Then, check out the available dogs. To help this rescue, consider volunteering.
Get in touch with Animals in Distress Rescue Centre to learn more today!
5. Starfish Dog Rescue
This non-profit dog rescue in Stroud, England takes in dogs from a variety of backgrounds so that these dogs can find their new, loving owners. Whether a dog has been abused, neglected, or the owner just can’t care for them anymore, Starfish Dog Rescue is there to help.
If you’ve been thinking about adopting a dog, Starfish Dog Rescue is the perfect place to adopt from. First, read up on their adoption process and information. Then, take a look at the available dogs looking for homes.
To learn more, give Starfish Dog Rescue a shout.
6. Happy Landings
Happy Landings, in Shepton Mallet, is a dog rescue and shelter that works incredibly hard to give the animals that come to them the care they need before finding their forever homes. Every year, this rescue takes in around 300 animals.
To adopt from Happy Landings, first read up on their rehoming process, and then check out the dogs that are currently up for adoption. If you’ve got some time on your hands and want to help out at this rescue and shelter, why not become a volunteer?
Visit their contact page to get in touch.
7. National Animal Welfare Trust
This animal rescue has several locations throughout England, including one in Hayle. This charity helps rescue dogs from unsafe situations, or take them in from previous owners who can’t care for them anymore.
If you would like to adopt a dog from National Animal Welfare Trust, first read up on their rehoming process. When you’re done that, check out the dogs that are currently available for adoption. If you’d like to help National Animal Welfare Trust with their mission, consider volunteering.
Give National Animal Welfare Trust a shout today to learn more.
8. Just Whippets Rescue
If you’ve got a soft spot in your heart for Whippets, this charity dog rescue based out of Exeter is the perfect place to check out. All dogs that come to them go to stay in caring foster homes, where they wait comfortably for their new forever home.
If you’d like to adopt from Just Whippets Rescue, first read up on their adoption information, and then get in touch to enquire about their dogs. If you’d like to help out Just Whippets Rescue, why not become a foster for a dog in need?
Visit their contact page now to get in touch!
9. K9 Crusaders Dog Welfare
Located close to Truro, K9 Crusaders Dog Welfare isn’t just a rescue. They also provide assistance for dog owners whose dogs have behavioral problems, and offer advice and assistance for those who have questions about general dog care and ownership.
Have you been thinking about adding a four-legged family member to your home? Take a look at the dogs currently available, and see if any of them catches your eye! If you’d like to help out K9 Crusaders, as a charity they are always looking for new volunteers to add to their team.
Give K9 Crusaders Dog Welfare a shout now.
10. Greyhound Trust
This rescue with several locations across England including one in Honiton, takes in and rehomes retired racing Greyhounds. Each year, this rescue takes in around 3,500 dogs, striving to find them comfortable forever homes where they can live safe and happy lives.
If you have a love of Greyhounds, be sure to consider adopting from Greyhound Trust. Read up on their adoption process, and learn more about this breed before you adopt.
To learn more about their available dogs or just to ask a general question, contact the Honiton regional branch today!
Evelyn is a writer and dog lover living with her roommate and their foster dog Bacon. In her spare time you can find her curled up with a book, out for a jog, or listening to true crime podcasts.