Dogs Trust

COVID-19 info: Our rehoming centres are not open for public browsing but you can still make an appointment to adopt or bring a dog to us. We’ve set up new processes which include social distancing measures to help keep staff and our visitors safe.

Help and advice

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Dog advice during coronavirus lockdown

Following the latest Government announcement, we have been asked lots of questions about what this means for you and your dog.
See Dog advice during coronavirus lockdown
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Getting or buying a dog

Having a dog can be a great but it is also a very big commitment, so before getting a dog you should carefully consider what kind of dog you get, and where you get it from.
See Getting or buying a dog

Our outreach projects

  • Hope Project

    Our Hope Project provides help with the cost of veterinary treatment for any dog whose owner is homeless

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  • Freedom Project

    Our Freedom Project is a dog fostering service for people who are fleeing domestic abuse. Find out more and to see how you can help.

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Behaviour

Understanding and appreciating the behaviour of dogs underlies everything we do at Dogs Trust. As every dog lover knows, each dog is a unique individual, with their own quirks, delights and challenges!
See Behaviour

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Dog care

Information on buying a dog, keeping your dog healthy and happy and other very helpful advice for your dog care needs.
See Dog care

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Dog training

We want to help dog owners to form a life-long bond with their dogs, have a good understanding of the behaviour of their dog and avoid the common pitfalls that can lead to problem behaviours.
See Dog training

Dog School

Dogs Trust Dog School’s experienced trainers aim to provide high quality, welfare friendly advice on dog training and behaviour during our fun, educational classes.
See Dog School

Our research

Research is an important part of Dogs Trust's work - it helps us ensure that our policies and practices are based in evidence, and we are doing the best we can for the dogs in our care.

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