What to do with an unwanted dog

If you are no longer able to keep your dog, we recommend contacting a reputable rescue centre who may be able to assist. They receive many such requests so you may need to go onto a waiting list.

A list of animal rescue centres is available in the table below:

Re-homing centre Contact details
Blue Cross (Burford) 0300 777 1570 www.bluecross.org.uk
Dogs Trust (Salisbury) 01980 629634  www.dogstrust.org.uk
RSPCA (Bath) 01225 787321 www.bathcatsanddogshome.org.uk/
Rescue Remedies www.rescueremediesdogrescue.co.uk www.rescueremedies.co.uk 
Cheltenham Animal Sanctuary 01242 523521 www.gawa.org.uk/
Forever Hounds Trust 03000 111 100 https://foreverhoundstrust.org/
Evesham Lurcher Rescue 01386 853971 - after 5.00pm (Mon to Fri) or weekends. 0121 2584510 - 6.00pm - 10.00pm (Mon to Fri) or weekends. www.lurcher.org.uk/
Pro-dogs Direct

07766 021 465 or 01322 403 494 - calls are answered between 10.00am and 8.00pm www.prodogsdirect.org.uk 

Teckels Animal Shelter 01452 740300 www.teckelsanimalsanctuaries.co.uk

For details of specific Breed Rescues –  call the Kennel Club on 0870 606 6750 or see the Kennel Club website. Please note that we are not able to collect unwanted dogs.

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