Our guide to dog rescues in Dorset
Charlie the Cockapoo rescue smiling happily sitting in a field

Our guide to dog rescues in Dorset

11 January 2023

Are you in search of a furry best friend? Look no further than the amazing rescue centres in and around Dorset! No matter if you’re looking for a specific dog or would like help finding your perfect pup, these charities have got your back. Get all the information you need to help you find your furever companion!

Matilda the Cross Breed sitting on a table in front of the log burner and Christmas tree

Dog rescues in Dorset

Margaret Green Animal Rescue

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

🚀 Location: 3-4 Bere Rd

Winterborne Kingston


DT11 9BD

United Kingdom

🏷 Summary:  Give a pooch a home at Margaret Green Animal Rescue! These pets have found themselves without a family due to changes in circumstances, neglect, mistreatment or abandonment - but they still deserve the same love and respect that any other pet would get! Not only can you take them home knowing they’ve been vaccinated, microchipped and treated against worms and fleas, it’s this rescue’s mission to find you both the perfect fit! Plus, they're with you every step of the way throughout your adoption journey - so start to create your pawsome future today.

Waggy Tails Rescue

🔗 Site: https://waggytails.org.uk/

🚀 Location: Canford Magna



BH21 3AW

United Kingdom

🏷 Summary:  At Waggy Tails Rescue, they have a simple yet pawsitively incredible mission: to provide happy doggos, happy people, and happy homes! They can't make it happen without your help though - show your support by fostering or sponsoring one of their “oldies” and giving them the warm, safe home they deserve!

Pound Puppy Animal Rescue

🔗 Site: https://poundpuppy.org/index.php

🚀 Location: 21 Prospect Road Lytchett Matravers Poole BH16 6ED (headquarters)

🏷 Summary:  At Pound Puppy Animal Rescue, they believe all pets deserve the chance to find their furever homes. That's why they work tirelessly to save puppies, adult dogs, cats and kittens alike! They provide them with medical care and lots of love while they're in foster homes around Poole, Bournemouth, Weymouth and beyond. They'll go even further afield if need be too - just say the word! Learn more today about Pound Puppy Animal Rescue.

Staffy And Stray Rescue

🔗 Site: https://staffieandstrayrescue.co.uk/

🚀 Location: 1516 Wimborne Rd, Kinson, Bournemouth BH11 9AE

🏷 Summary:  Meet Staffie and Stray Rescue - the home of the affectionate 'Nanny Dog'. Their mission is to save all our furry friends, especially those that are considered in the rescue world “harder to rehome” - those poor pooches that have been dumped or unclaimed.

They provide medical care and lots of love until they find their furever homes, even if that means going further afield! The rescue also works to change people’s attitudes towards Staffies (who BorrowMyDoggy knows are gorgeous and pawfect by the way!) by campaigning for more people to adopt them.

Belka the Cross Breed, a gorgeous white rescue dog

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