Greyhound racing and the Animal Welfare Plan for Wales

We welcome the commitment to animal welfare in Welsh Government's new five-year plan. However, we are calling for a ban on greyhound racing in Wales, rather than regulation. Read more

A Huge Puppy Farm Intake

We have 47 new arrivals and counting saved from the hands of an unlicensed breeder. Read more

July Rescue Round Up

Find out what has been going on at the rescue centre this month. Read more

Court case result

Unlicensed breeder given custodial sentence for illegal dog breeding, animal mutilation, causing unnecessary suffering to an animal and illegal importation of dogs. Read more

June Rescue Round Up

Find out what has been going on at the rescue centre this month. Read more

Post Lockdown Surge in Surrenders

There is a prediction of a huge surge in abandoned and surrendered dogs as lockdown lifts and the full impact of the pandemic is realised Read more

Story Writing Competition Winners

Our very special competition winners are announced! Read more

Happy New Year!

A quick look back over the year, before we head into 2021 together. Read more

Pets Surrendered with Chronic Health Conditions Creates Vets Bills Crisis

We are seeing a significant increase in the number dogs being surrendered with severe chronic conditions. This is having a huge impact on us financially as our vets bill rises. Read more

Westend Woofs

Stars from the stage present rescue animals and the charities that support animals in need. Demonstrating the importance of adoption when thinking about adding a new furry family member. Matt Lucas introduces Hope Rescue! Read more

Coronavirus Latest Update

Wales will be in a national, ‘firebreak’ lockdown for 17 days from 6 pm on Friday 23 October until 9 November. Our rescue centre and charity shop remain closed to the public. Read more

Code of best practice for Animal Welfare establishments in Wales

The Welsh Government has published the Animal Welfare Network for Wales Code of Best Practice for Animal Welfare Establishments. Read more

RCT local lockdown

Many of you will have seen the news that Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) county borough will be going into a local lockdown from 6 pm on Thursday 17 September. We have therefore made the decision to close our rescue centre to the public until further notice. Read more

Charity shop update

Although non-essential shops can re-open in Wales from Monday 22 June, our charity shop in Pontypridd will remain closed due to essential refurbishment works. Read more

Volunteers' Week

The first week in June is Volunteers' Week and this year we said a huge 'Hope Thank You' to our incredible volunteers who really are the beating heart of our rescue. Read more

Lockdown Photo Competition

Our recent Lockdown Photo Competition attracted over 130 entries. We wanted to share some of the winning photos with you. Read more

Giving Tuesday

Since 2005, we’ve helped to improve the lives of over 8,000 of the most vulnerable dogs in our local communities. Can you help us keep our doors open for dogs in need? Read more

Burns Pet Nutrition donates much-needed dog food

Burns Pet Nutrition donates thousands of pounds worth of dog food to Hope Rescue battling to survive Coronavirus lockdown Read more

Reasons to help save Hope Rescue

In the past 12 months, we have cared for 840 dogs and as the only dog rescue kennels in Rhondda Cynon Taf, we help the most vulnerable dogs in communities across South Wales. Can you help us to keep our doors open to dogs in need? Read more

Hope Rescue Crisis Appeal

Hope Rescue was only just starting to recover from the impact of the February flooding, forcing the closure of its only charity shop in Pontypridd. The financial impact of the current Coronavirus crisis is now putting the charity at risk. Can you help? Read more