Finding your fur-ever pooch at a Cornwall dog rescue
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Finding your fur-ever pooch at a Cornwall dog rescue

9 January 2023

If you’re thinking of rehoming a dog in Cornwall, there are lots of different centres that can support you in finding your furever friend. Whether you’ve done all your research and know exactly what you’re looking for, or you want one of these fabulous charities to assist you in finding your pawfect match, be sure to check out this info all about local rescue centres in Cornwall and the surrounding area today!

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Dog rescues in Cornwall

K9 Crusaders Dog Welfare

🔗 Site: https://www.caninecrusaders.org.uk/

🚀 Location: Hollybush Cottage, Bissoe, Truro TR4 8TF

🏷 Summary: Run entirely on donations and with volunteers, K9 Crusaders Dog Welfare rescue and rehome dogs via their Welfare Centre, as well as providing behavioural advice, dog husbandry support and education in the local area.  With up to 60 dogs looking for a new home, there are plenty of different pooches looking for their furever family and K9 Crusaders will advise if they think they have a dog suitable for your situation. Once you have been through the necessary checks, K9 Crusaders will also be available to support with any behavioural support needed throughout your new family member’s life.

Last Chance Hotel

🔗 Site: https://www.lastchancehotel.org/

🚀 Location: 14 Westdown Rd, Delabole PL33 9DS

🏷 Summary: Last Chance Hotel was founded in 2011, and protects dogs as well as other animals and wildlife. Set up as a group of dedicated volunteer foster homes and an animal sanctuary in Chacewater, the team at the LCH support all animals, even those who have had particularly difficult starts. As well as some lifers who they will continue to look after at their sanctuary as they can’t be safely rehomed, LCH has pooches looking for furever homes or fosters. LCH will support potential new pet parents through the adoption or fostering process to make sure you and your new canine companion are a pawfect match.

National Animal Welfare Trust Cornwall

🔗 Site: https://www.nawt.org.uk/our-services/our-centres/nawt-cornwall/

🚀 Location: NAWT Cornwall

Wheal Alfred Kennels

Wheal Alfred Road



TR27 5JT

🏷 Summary: Open 11am - 4pm every day except Tuesday, the National Animal Welfare Trust Cornwall is looking for furever homes as well as fosters for dogs in the Cornwall area and beyond.  The NAWT is a rescue and rehoming charity with 5 rehoming centres in the south of England, who are working towards a world where every pet thrives in a loving home. Once you’ve decided and discussed what kind of pooch you think suits you, you can search through the different dogs available through the NAWT Cornwall and register your interest.  If you are successful, the NAWT will support you with training tips and your new BFFs veterinary history if available.

Russet Greyhound Sanctuary

🔗 Site: https://www.russetgreyhoundscornwall.com/

🚀 Location: Blackrock, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 9NX

🏷 Summary: If you think greyhounds are pretty pawsome, then look no further than the Russet Greyhound Sanctuary for your new canine companion. In their 11 years of being, the Russet Greyhound Sanctuary have rehomed over 1000 greyhounds! Their fabulous team will support you along the way with finding out if a greyhound is right for you, and if they are, then finding your pawfect match.  Give them a call today to find out more.

Cornwall & South Devon Boxer Rescue

🔗 Site: https://www.csdboxerrescue.org.uk/

🚀 Location: Cornwall & South Devon Boxer Rescue

Penstraze Business Centre, Truro, Cornwall,

TR4 8PN (postal address only)

🏷 Summary: Since it was founded in 2003, the volunteers of the Cornwall & Devon Boxer Rescue have worked hard to support less fortunate boxers, who need a bit of help in finding their pawfect forever home.  The team works hard to educate local people on the breed, as well as rehoming and fostering pooches, and supporting people who provide a furever home for one of their rescue dogs. If you’ve done your research and think a Boxer is the breed for you, then be sure to check out the Cornwall & South Devon Boxer Rescue site and see if you can find the Boxer dog for you.

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