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Why do I foster?

We have a network of amazing foster homes that make a real difference to the lives of our dogs. Some dogs just don't do well in the kennel environment but thrive in a home, some need extra help to recover from illness or surgery, and for the very young or the golden oldies, a foster home is just what they need to help them find their forever family. 

Fostering is hugely rewarding and can be life-changing, both for the foster dog and foster carers. 

Local people rally round to help injured dog

Local people came to the aid of a dog that was thrown from a car in Torfaen. The young dog, thought to be a Saluki Lurcher cross, was caught and then kept safe until the dog warden could take him to a local vet. When examined, he was found to be suffering from osteoarthritis and serious problems in one hip with severe muscle wastage. On top of that he was skinny, covered in fleas and riddled with worms.

Dogs and puppies seized in drugs raid urgently need your help

On 25th July 2018 a total of 180 police officers from South Wales Police, the National Crime Agency, Home Office Immigration, British Transport Police, DWP, trading standards and animal welfare officers were involved in simultaneous raids in Cardiff. More than £100k, knives, adult dogs, puppies, and a number of high-value vehicles were seized. 10 men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply drugs and money laundering.

Boarding Kennels at the Hope Rescue Centre

At Hope Rescue we are licensed to board dogs and have a dedicated block of 20 kennels for boarding customers at our centre in Llanharan. The boarding income supports the day to day running costs of our busy rescue centre. After a busy summer we now have vacancies. The boarding charge is £16 per day, or £27 for two dogs sharing (up to Staffie size). The dogs are cared for by our experienced welfare team and are walked daily in our private 18 acre woodland, or can have off-lead exercise in our secure paddock.

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