Shrewsbury Centre

All the staff at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury would like to welcome you to our rehoming centre.

Dogs Trust Shrewsbury first opened 40 years ago and is one of the oldest of the Dogs Trust rehoming centres. It  was originally known as Dogs Trust Roden and after a recent, much-needed rebuild is now a state of the art, eco-friendly centre for our residents.

Our rehoming centre is set within 30 acres of land and we also have 7 free running compounds where every dog has time to spend stretching their legs in the sand and enjoying some time just playing with their four legged pals. With 76 kennels, our centre cares for 130 dogs at any one time, all different shapes, sizes and ages and all looking for forever homes with families who will give them plenty of TLC.

Our dedicated members of staff are always on hand to help to advise you on the best dog for you, so please pop down during our opening hours. .If you have any rehoming queries or want to know more about a particular dog, please call the centre on 01952 770225.


Sasha and Skyla

Sasha and Skyla are sisters who are approximately 2yrs+ and came to the rehoming centre from the Bolton area.

The ideal home for them would be with children of 8yrs +
They are friendly around people – and enjoy getting lots of fuss & attention.

Skyla enjoys being around other dogs but at times can appear a little worried by them.
She loves going for walks, however can sometimes get excited & pull on the lead so therefore she would benefit from continuing her lead work /training that canine carers having been doing with her.

Sasha, like Skyla needs to continue her lead training and would benefit from socialising with other dogs – at present she does tend to prefer male dogs to females whilst out walking & playing.



To find out more about Sasha and Skyla or ask about rehoming them, please call us on 01952 770225 or drop in and visit during opening hours -no appointment necessary.




Sponsor a Dog

If you are unable to adopt a dog then why not think about sponsoring a four legged chum who will write to you throughout the year to let you know how they are doing and tell you about all the exciting things they have been getting up to. If you would like to sponsor one of Shrewsbury's sponsor dogs or see who lives at our other centre please visit


Alison Donald is our Education Officer who visits schools throughout Shropshire and Staffordshire teaching the next generation of dog owners about responsible dog ownership. Alison is a qualified teacher who can plan fun, interactive and educational lessons/workshops that link to the national curriculum or to a specific topic. She is also available to conduct educational tours at our rehoming centre. If you would like to know more please Email Alison or call her on 01952 771405. You can also visit our website learnwithdogstrust for free teaching resources and to follow Alison’s blog.   


Do you ever wonder who would care for your dog should something happen to you?

Our Supporter Relations Officer, Lee Pogson, can let you know about our free Canine Care Card Scheme, to make sure your four-legged friend’s future is safe.  

She can also help with information about leaving a gift in your will or donating in memory of a loved one.

Lee is here to spread the word about the work we do at Dogs Trust.  She is very happy to come out and talk to groups or can arrange a tour and talk at the newly refurbished rehoming centre.

She also runs some local fundraising events for Dogs Trust Shrewsbury.

Contact Lee on 01952 771406 or email

For further information about the Supporter Relations Team at Dogs Trust click here.


Thank you

Many thanks to everyone who has helped keep Dogs Trust Shrewsbury going, and welcome to those of you who are new to Dogs Trust. We look forward to meeting you and helping more dogs find the forever homes they thoroughly deserve.

Also, a special huge thank you for all the very kind donations you bring to the centre. We are always very grateful for the treats and the tinned dog food we receive as well as the lovely toys for the dogs and all the beautiful cosy beds. We know the dogs can't say thank you but on their behalf we would love to say it for them. With each donation you all help towards making each dogs stay here just a little bit more enjoyable.

Address and Info:

Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre, Shrewsbury.
Roden Lane Farm

Open: 12:00 - 16:00

Closed: Wednesday (for staff training)

Late night opening every Thursday until 7.30pm 

Tel: 01952 770225

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