Help and Advice

Forever loved with the Canine Care Card

A lifetime of care with a Canine Care Card

Our free Canine Care Card means if you pass away or become seriously ill and you’re no longer able to look after your dog, you’ll never have to worry about what’s next for them – because they’ll be safe with Dogs Trust.
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Give your dog up for rehoming

Giving up your dog

We know that life rarely goes according to plan and things don’t always work out, including owning a dog. We’re here to help. If you think you may need to give your dog up for adoption, make us your first port of call.
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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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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Your Puppy

Information for settling your new puppy into their home, socialising them and other very helpful advice for all your puppy care needs.
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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.
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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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