Ways to give

It’s thanks to donations from generous people like you that we’re able to be there for dogs, and their owners, when they need us most.

Whether it's finding a loving new home for a dog brought into our centres, or providing support to new dog owners, we can't thank you enough for your continued support. 

Giving a monthly donation

Making a monthly donation enables us to help dogs in urgent need, as well as to plan for their future care. You can help us make the world a better place for dogs by giving monthly today.

Sponsor a dog in our care

Former Sponsor Dog Eric

Eric finds his forever home

During his time at Ballymena rehoming centre, Eric received lots of love and attention as one of the centre’s sponsor dogs, but struggled to find a home to meet his very particular needs. Happily, Eric found love during the pandemic and was adopted by his new family who say, “We can’t imagine life without Eric now! We all love him dearly.”

Sponsorship is a great way to help some of the stray and abandoned dogs who are taking that little bit longer to find a fur-ever home. We'll keep you regularly updated on your chosen dogs' progress, and you'll receive a fantastic sponsorship pack. What are you waiting for?

Become a dog sponsor today

  • Give as you earn with Payroll Giving
    Payroll Giving is one of the most tax efficient ways to help us care for dogs, and provide support to owners. Because your donation is taken from your pay before tax, it means every £1 you give only costs 80p and the tax man pays the rest.
    Find out more about Payroll giving.

  • Set up a monthly donation online
    One of the simplest ways to make a regular donation is to setup a Direct Debit. You can choose how much to give, and when you'd like your monthly payment to be made - it's totally up to you.
    Set up a monthly Direct Debit online.

Ways to make a one-off donation

Your kind donations help us provide life-changing care and forever homes for over 12,000 of our furry friends. However you choose to give, we really appreciate your support (and we know the dogs do too!).

  • Donating online is quick and easy
    It only takes a few clicks to make a donation online. We promise to treat your personal details with care, to respect the information you share, and to never knowingly put pressure on you to give again.
    Give a one-off donation online.

Change the Tale

Help us change the tale for dogs, and their owners, affected by the pandemic.

Change the Tale for Dogs

We want to be there to support as many dogs as possible. From the innocent pups paying the price of the pandemic dog demand, to the devastated dog owners no longer able to provide the care they could before.

Help us change the tale

  • Philanthropic giving
    You can play a vital role in increasing the number of dogs we care for and reduce the number of innocent strays being put to sleep in local pounds every year. If you're in a position to be able to give a substantial donation, your support could be truly transformative.
    How philanthropy helps dogs.

  • Giving in memory
    Celebrate a life of love and companionship. Whether you wish to remember a dog-lover or a beloved dog, supporting our work in their memory is an amazing way to keep that love going.
    Give a gift in memory.

  • Pay in sponsorships and collections
    If you've raised money through sponsorship or a collection, you can easily pay in your fundraising online. Just remember to let us know (don't worry - we'll ask when you fill in your details) as we can only collect Gift Aid on personal donations.
    Pay in sponsorships and collections.

  • Donating pre-loved goods
    Our centres’ dogs are always grateful for pre-loved donations of treats, toys, towels and bedding (except feather duvets). Signage outside your local centre will direct you to a contact-free drop-off point.
    Donate to your local centre.

    Our shops are constantly in need of stock! If you are clearing out your wardrobes, or having a general spring clean, we'd be grateful for your pre-loved items to sell in our shops and help raise pounds for our handsome hounds.
    Give pre-loved items to your local charity shop.

Support for donors

Our supporters are at the heart of everything that we achieve as a charity, so supporting us should be a great experience.

If you ever have any questions about our work, our communications, or would like to talk to us about your donation then please do not hesitate to contact us:

Telephone:  020 7837 0006 (Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5pm)

Email: [email protected]

Post: Customer Services, Dogs Trust, Clarissa Baldwin House, 17 Wakley Street, London, EC1V 7RQ

Please remember to include your name and address or a contact telephone number so that we can contact you if we need any more information to answer your question. 

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