Up for Adoption


Animals in need of loving new homes.

01226 298271
 
 
All dogs & cats that we re-home come with 4 weeks free insurance.

We do not have premises in Royston

Click on the pet rescue section below to go straight to the photo's of those animals.


Would you like to sponsor a cat cabin or dog kennel?
Go to our 'Sponsor a pet' page for details

If you would like to know more about any of the animals in need of a new home below please phone 01226 298271                    
(answer phone - please leave a message & someone will return your call-
NB-say your phone number slowly & clearly & repeat it please -we are missing some numbers
because the message is not always clear)
 
 
 
 
Our adoption fees are £115 for a dog & £60 for a cat.
We carry out a home check before any adoption or ask for a vet reference/home check by another rescue
if the prospective new owners live out of our area.

Dog Rescue
For information on the dogs up for adoption email

Cat Rescue
For information on the cats up for adoption email

For rabbits, guinea pigs & small animals email



If you would like to send us a contribution to support us in our pet rescue please 

donate via paypal, or text -please click on our home page for details. 


Dog owners - We recommend the services of our dog trainer
Janice Jackson who has helped out on numerous occasions with advice & help  Janice's number is-    01226 382394      or 07711937012.
Please do not ring Janice if you are wanting advice on adopting or asking us to take in an animal-
 ring 01226 298271
    
Adopting a Rescue Dog Front CoverThis free book guides you through the first seven days of Adopting a Shelter Dog. With seven simple lessons, the book helps you ease the transition from shelter life to home life for you and your pup. You can download your copy here.

 

DOG RESCUE

To view a dog you must first make an appointment.

01226 298271


All our dogs are vaccinated, micro chipped, neutered & wormed.
Vouchers are issued if we haven't done these before they go to their new homes.
The adoption fee covers some of these costs- the rest is covered by fund raising.
 
Any dog that comes from the stray kennels will undergo a period of quarantine to make sure that they go to their new homes as fit & healthy as possible.

We are grateful to Pets At Home & the Animal Rescue Foundation  
for the sponsorship of one of our kennels
each for 12 months.
 

Merlin
(Merlin in the rain)

 
Merlin relaxing in the sun with his foster brother Woody


Merlin looking smart in his winter coat!


Check out Merlin's snow flake spots, he is sooo handsome!
Merlin having a good stretch at the bottom of the stairs!

 Merlin is currently staying in a foster home. To view him please call or email us.
Merlin is a 4 year old greyhound who has come into our care from the stray kennels.
Merlin is great with kids and is currently living happily with a medium/large dog in his foster home.
He has a lovely temperament and is extremely gentle.
Merlin is naughty with small dogs (wanting to chase).
This is likely due to him been an ex-racing greyhound where he has been trained to chase small animals.
Merlin is fantastic with medium size dogs and above.
Merlin has been to summer gala's with his fosterers and behaved well in the big crowd.
He travels well in the car and behaves well at the vets.
Merlin is black with little flecks of white in his coat - it looks as if he has snowflakes on him!!

For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271



POPPY






Poppy is an 18 month old Staffy cross who never stops wagging her tail.
She is very loving and enjoys cuddles and sloppy kisses.
She is house trained and sleeps quietly at night.
Poppy is strong on the lead, but walks very well when using a halti.
She is understandably extremely excited when coming out of her kennel for walks, but is calm in her kennel and in a home.
Poppy would need to be the only pet in her new home.

 Please consider a Staffy or Staffy cross when looking to adopt a dog,

 They are always overlooked due to negative portrayal and due to this sad fact many are left behind in rescues and the stray kennels.

 Despite misconceptions the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a loyal, loving and reliable breed.

Please give Poppy a chance- she has been overlooked for so long now & is really ready to give lots of love to her new family


To view this dog please click here to make an appointment
 
For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271


 

ROCKY




Rocky is a 4 year old Jack Russell cross (he has the head of a jack russell but the body size of a beagle)
Rocky is calm in the home and fully housetrained. He is a very loving lad, loves to fuss people.
He travels well in the car & was really good in the vets.

Rocky does not like other dogs or cats and can be protective of his owners when out on walks.
Can you give the security that Rocky needs? We will help with training Rocky with his new family.

To view this dog please click here to make an appointment


For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271

Jarvis





JARVIS - A VERY HANDSOME, LOVING TAN CROSS BREED STAFFY -who has just come from the stray pound where he was due to be PTS.

Jarvis is a gorgeous , 2 -3 year old staffy boy who is very very friendly and has been ok with other dogs. He loves to have a good old fuss and his tail never stops wagging.

He can sit and give paw too and knows all his commands . Jarvis is very loving as most staffies are and would make someone a lovely dog.

 He is looking for a forever home where he will have some lovely walks and the love he deserves. 

He is handsome with a wonderful temperament and has been fine around other dogs at the kennels.

 Please consider a Staffy or Staffy cross when looking to adopt a dog,

 they are always overlooked due to negative portrayal and due to this sad fact many are left behind in rescues and the stray kennels.

 Despite misconceptions the Staffordshire Bull Terrier is a loyal, loving and reliable breed.



For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271
 or email dogs@roystonanimalwelfare.org





Pedro




Pedro is a young crossbreed ( about 18 months)who was due to be PTS last Friday at the stray pound- instead he came to us.
He is a friendly boy, pulls a bit on the lead at first - he's very nosey!
He is really great in the car & was ever so good in the vets.
He is a little underweight at the moment -he's wolfing down everything they give him at the kennels!!
He is very food orientated so we think he will be easily trainable.
He howls a bit ,when he gets bored- so think he may have some husky in the mix.
Pedro has had his full course of vaccinations so can now be walked!!




For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271


Chaplin


RESERVED - SUBJECT TO HOMECHECK
Chaplin is the dinkiest dog we've ever had in!!!
He has come from the stray pound where he was due to be PTS this morning -instead he came to us.
He is lovely -very friendly & was very good in the vets.
Chaplin is a little anxious in the car- possibly never been in one.
He also likes his treats so should be easily trained.
Chaplin has only one descended testicle so will need a little operation to sort that out -which RAW will fund.
Chaplin cannot be walked until he's had his full course of vaccinations but can be viewed.



For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271
Adopting a Rescue Dog Front CoverThis free book guides you through the first seven days of Adopting a Shelter Dog. With seven simple lessons, the book helps you ease the transition from shelter life to home life for you and your pup. You can download your copy here.


 

 

Dogs not in rescue that are looking for new homes.
The dogs below are Not with RAW 
Please note-you must contact the owner  
to arrange viewing & adoption
RAW is not responsible for any part of the advertising or  the adoption process. 
 


No dogs in this section at the moment.



 

CAT RESCUE

All of our cats are in foster homes.
For further details please contact Sharon at 
                                      

 
Daisy & Dotty

 
'ok- this is me having a little snuggle of an evening'
 
'don't tell my sister I'm sleeping with the enemy!!!'
 
'another favourite place, on the stairs -you never know who I might trip up!!-haha '
 
 
'my sister thinks she's gunna be the next Mrs Mills, though I don't know who that is -Kathleen our foster mum knows !'
 
 
'if I roll about on the floor perhaps I'll get some food'
 
 
'oooh-she also sleeps with the enemy!'
 
 
'Kathleen, our foster Mum has bought camouflage blinds, especially for us!!

 Dotty and Daisy are sisters and will be 2 years old this July.  

They were born in the cattery in RAW'S care and mum found a home really quickly leaving the 2 girls still searching!  

We are looking for a very special person/family to take care of Dotty and Daisy as they are very shy and timid and don’t really like human contact.

 They have been at our fosterers a long time now and get on really well with the 2 dogs she has, cleaning their ears and sitting with the dogs too.

 These two girls need to be re-homed together and would be best suited to a quiet household

with no small children where they would be left to their own devises.  

Dotty and Daisy will need an owner with lots of patience and a willingness to let them settle in at their own pace. 

 If you think you could offer all that to our longest serving residents please give us a call.


For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271
PAUL





Paul is a 5 year old male ginger and white moggie. He is fairly quiet and loves to come curl up on your knee. He is friendly and has a lovely nature.  Paul likes to get all the attention and would prefer to be an only cat.  He would be fine with children but would not like to share his new home with any dogs as he might miss out on some "stroking time " As with all our cats Paul is neutered, microchipped, flead and wormed and as an added bonus Paul will go to his new home with a " vaccination for life" certificate from his previous owner which means his new owner wont have to pay for his annual boosters for the rest of his life. Can you offer Paul the chance of new start?  You will be rewarded in return with lots of love and snuggles from this gorgeous cat.

For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271
or email   cats@roystonanimalwelfare


SUZI







Suzie is a 3 year old tabby and white little girl.  She is not sure what happening at the moment and is understandably quite shy.  She is used to being a house cat and her previous owners assure  me she is very friendly when she gets to know you.  She isnt used to other animals so a quiet house with maybe just 1 cat or no animals  would suit Suzie best.  Can you offer Suzie the  home she is looking for where she feels safe and can shine.


For more information please leave a message & phone number on 01226 298271
or email   cats@roystonanimalwelfare








CAT KITS- available now !!

If you adopt a cat or Kitten from RAW then you may be interested in our Cat Starter Kits.  For only £10 Raw can supply a Bed, 4 toys, 2 bowls, 2 pks of treats and 3 days worth of the food your new arrival has been having whilst in our care.  See below for examples ( beds and bowls may vary )  From time to time we also have cat carriers and scratching posts available at £5 each, PLEASE ASK FOR DETAILS. Cheaper than a pet store and all the funds go to RAW !











Cats not in rescue that are looking for new homes.
 
 

The cats below are Not with RAW 
Please note-you must contact the owner to arrange
 viewing & adoption
RAW is not responsible for any part of the advertising or  the adoption process. 

NATASHA





Natasha is an all black, small, short haired female of about 5 years.  She loves catnip toys.  She is very loving, she likes to sit on your knee, by the side of you or lay on your chest when you are watching TV.  She will have a chat to you - especially when she's being fed! she loves her food and will eat just about any wet and dry cat food, she isn't fussy.  She doesn't seem too keen on other cats though so I think she is probably best in a home without other cats, or will probably tolerate another non-dominant cat - but I'm not sure.  She likes to go outside so a garden away from busy roads would be ideal.  She has been spayed and microchip.   She really is a sweet, easy to care for cat and deserves a lovely home.


For more information please contact Jane on 01226 716914
or email linjk@btinternet.com





OSCAR







Oscar is a friendly male brown and white moggie looking for a loving home.  He is 10 years old but still in great health and full of life.  He is very friendly to anyone and every one and he loves attention and cuddles.  He could go with other cats and pets quite happily although he has never lived with a dog before.  Oscar likes to be both inside and outside and is of course fully litterbox trained, although he prefers to go outside.  He is flead and wormed, and as an added bonus Oscar will go to his new home with a " vacination for life" certificate from his previous owner which means his new owner won't have to pay for his annual boosters for the rest of his life.. He has been neutered and has a microchip so details would just need changing on it.
      
 For more information please ring 07841658861



 

Small Animals


For details of small animals who are  in need of new homes please contact  Beryl -
Ring 01226 765884 or e mail beryl.hirst@hotmail.co.uk

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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