** UPDATE **
This is now reaching the media and a number of articles are appearing in national and regional press.
You can read more here in the Express newspaper.
It’s a real-life horror story when you receive a heart-breaking call at 0130 to let you know that a very poorly pup, Noel (pic left), didn't make it.
Hope Rescue featured on BBC One Programme ‘A Matter of Life and Debt’
This is a BBC documentary series about credit unions and responsible lenders across the country, telling the stories of people whose lives have been transformed by an ethical loan.
Help us to keep the Hope Rescue dogs calm and happy during bonfire night by buying a gift or two from our Firework Survival Kit.
You can find our list of items online here.
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.
Closing date: 15 October 2018
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.
** UPDATE **
The lovely Wispa has gone to start her new life in a great home with another Hope Rescue dog to be her buddy. Well done Wispa, we wish you many happy years ahead!
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.
* UPDATE *
They did it! Kath and Mary had their locks consigned to the 'cutting room' floor, raising over £620 in the process. You can see the final results above.
You can still show your support and help them reach their £1,000 target by donating online: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/mary-hope-shaw
At Hope Rescue we never know what is going to walk through the door next. But even we weren’t prepared when we received a call from a Local Authority asking for help with a number of dogs that urgently needed somewhere to go after being seized from an unlicensed breeder under the Animal Welfare Act.