Merseyside (Liverpool)


If you are thinking about getting a new doggy addition for your family you have come to the right place!

Key information

Dogs Trust Merseyside (Liverpool)
Whiston Lane
L36 6HP
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Opening hours
We’re open for general browsing on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 12–4pm. Wednesday and Friday mornings are by pre-arranged appointment only.
Wheelchair access
This centre provides easy wheelchair access throughout
Hearing loop
Please ask at reception

Phone lines open everyday from 8.30am to 5pm

About the Merseyside (Liverpool) centre

Welcome to Dogs Trust Merseyside! We're a happy, friendly team and would love you to come and visit us at the centre to see our fantastic facilities and all the waggy tails of our doggy guests.

Five chihuahua puppies with Canine Carers at Dogs Trust Merseyside

We can care for up to 85 dogs in our 67 kennels, and we make sure our residents get plenty of enrichment in our on-site training barn.

Visiting us

By public transport:

Nearest rail stations are Prescot and Whiston, which are each a five-minute drive away or twenty-minute walk to the centre. The 89 bus runs along Huyton Lane and the 289 along Pottery Lane, both routes connect to Whiston Lane which is the road our centre is on. From there it is a ten-minute walk to the centre. 

By road:

M62 junction 6 or M57 junction 1 or 2, then B5199. Parking available on site.

Local supporter relations

If you are interested in donating In Memory, have questions about our Canine Care Card service, leaving a Legacy or if you would like to book a guest speaker for your Community Group, then please get in touch with your local Supporter Relations Officer on 0151 949 5527 or email the Merseyside team.

Supporting us

Donate your pre-loved items. We’re accepting pre-loved donations of treats, toys, towels and bedding (except feather duvets) via our contact-free drop off points. Signage outside will make it clear where you can drop off your donations. Please don’t leave clothing, valuables, electrical equipment, or furniture at our centre drop-off points.

We rely on your kind support to continue our vital work, please donate today.

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