Forest Dog Rescue - Because all dogs deserve a second chance

 Welcome to the official website of
Forest Dog Rescue!

We are a small charity based in Worcestershire. 100% reliant on donations, all funds are used to provide for the dogs in our care. We provide much needed care and a safe haven to unwanted, abandoned and mistreated dogs from across the Midlands. Please join us in safeguarding their future!  We hope you enjoy browsing our website, whether you're looking for a dog to join your family, or you simply want to keep up with the great stories of dogs who have been re-homed or just to read about all our other charitable activities, thank you for joining us.

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Coming up ....
     
Saturday 29th November
Christmas Lights 
Bewdley


Plus

"Extra Special Gazebo!"


A quick update on the forthcoming fabulous Gazebo being donated to FDR by Mary Blount!. Only 4 space's left, if you would like a picture of your adopted dog on the Gazebo with his/her date of adoption plus owners name or if you don't have a dog but would still like to Sponsor by having your signature placed on a paw print, please let us know asap, it only costs £20 to have your dog or your signature travel around with us on the Gazebo for all to admire, times running out!
Please contact Anne on 01299 402093 or email
aannejenkins6@aol.com

also
 
Opportunity for a free Will in exchange for...

We have received a wonderful offer from a lady named Sue Grazier, of PCB Solicitors based in Ludlow, Sue has kindly offered her services from October right through to Christmas 2014, to prepare your will for free in exchange for you making a donation to Forest Dog Rescue. 
So if you haven't already got a will or would like to refresh an old will, this is a great opportunity to put your mind at rest,. After making your donation to FDR, you will receive a voucher to take along with you on your selected appointment date. 
We are so grateful for Sue for this very generous offer because we know she will offer a great service to give peace of mind even though there is a great deal of work involved and for giving her time freely. 
Please accept our heartfelt thanks Sue from all here at FDR x

              
NEW DOGS FOR RE-HOMING AT FOREST DOG RESCUE:

Lana - Approx 12 Months, Lurcher - Bitch
Enya - Approx 10 Months, Lurcher, Bitch
Chester - 5 Months, JRT X - Dog
Samu - Approx 18 months, Australian Kelpie X - Dog
Bella - 15 Months, Pug x JRT, Bitch
Lottie - 18 months, SBT, Bitch
Hope - Approx 6 years, SBT X, Bitch
Milly - Approx 8 months,Crossbreed, Bitch
Hector - Approx 8 years, Labrador, Dog


To find out more about these dogs or the other dogs currently looking for their forever home CLICK HERE.

 
News & Updates - Please click here to view latest updates!
 
      
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Dogs of
 
Meet Ozzy! CONAN
Lurcher DOG
Approx 1-2 Years

Meet the adorable Conan who came in as stray, covered in mange, petrified and dreadfully thin. He has come on in leaps and bounds over the short time he has been with us - he has really started to come out of his shell, loves people, great with other dogs although can get excitable and has started to gain weight. Good on the lead, loves to bomb around the playpen and adores cuddles! Struggling in Kennels and tends to put off going back to his kennel as much as he can. Would be better with older children and not cat tested.

If you think you can offer Conan the home he so deserves, please contact the kennels on
 

01299 269 181
Thank you!
 
 
THANK YOU...

Kidderminster Xmas Lights
Thank you to Jacky and all her colleague's for a wonderful day at Kidderminster and also to help with switching on Christmas Lights, very honoured lol. Also thank you to all who came along to give their support and join in the fun too, it was a very enjoyable day with Mary and Alison's 4 legged friends offering lots of cuddles along the way. From all here at FDR, have a lovely Christmas everyone, take care and keep safe x 

Morrison's your wonderful customers and staff have done it again!  Thank you all so much for your kindness and generosity

Mark Collins
FDR would like to pass on their thanks to Mark Collins for kindly raising £120 on behalf of Forest Dog Rescue by holding a raffle. Wendy (trustee) had the pleasure of meeting Mark and receiving a cheque last Thursday evening.

Mark is one of the Trainers at Westglen Puppy & Dog Training who hold classes on a Thursday evening at St. Mary's Church in Kidderminster. One of our very own dogs (Sonny who was adopted by Stephen Read) has proved to be outstanding pupil too, well done everyone.

On behalf of all here at FDR, thank you so much for your hard work and kindness Mark 

Car Boot
Many, many thanks to all the lovely people who came along to the Car Boot Sunday 2nd Nov, it wasn't too bad was it, in fact we thought it turned out to be a fabulous day. We hope you all enjoyed yourselves and hopefully we'll see you in December for yet another!


Many thanks to Martine, Paula and friends for a wonderful evening spent in their company at "Estivals Beauty Retreat". "Estivals" kindly opened up their tranquil home to invite people to come along and enjoy some superb, luxurious and unusual items provided an array of local suppliers, homemade hot food to enjoy, mulled wine and a raffle drawn every hour,he horses joined in the fun too! Such a delightful evening with proceeds to be divided by 2 charities.Their kindness was not only directed to Forest Dog Rescue but to Help the Hero's too. On behalf of everyone here at Forest Dog Rescue, please accept our heartfelt thanks for all your hard work, kindness and generosity.



ENJOY SHOPPING FOR BARGAINS?
Why not visit our charity shops where you can buy quality items at bargain prices and you'll be supporting Forest Dog Rescue at the same time! 
We now have wristbands and car stickers too.

Oxford Street,  Kidderminster
High Street, Ludlow

the Month!
 
Meet Rex!
ROLLO
Lurcher - DOG
Approx 3 Years

Rollo is a lovely boy who is being re-homed due to his owner's ill health . Rollo's owner described him as a very friendly and loving boy who loves cuddles! He can get quite excitable so he would need an active family, as he loves his long walks. Rollo is good on the lead and would need to stay on a lead as he has a tendency to chase moving creatures so no cats or furry creatures in the home. We have walked him around with our other dogs and he has been really good, just the odd bark at some but when corrected he does behave. He is really not doing well in kennels as he has spent his life in a home environment so we need to try to get him out as soon as possible. Great character!. 

If you think you can offer Rollo the home he so deserves, please contact the kennels on 

01299 269 181
Thank you!
  

SECOND CHANCES
 
Find out how some of our dogs are getting on in their new forever homes.  New pics and stories added to their Second chances page..


Update from Maisy


Update from Buster

 
Update from Pip (formerly Lisa) 

Update from Lady


Update from Bonnie



If you have adopted one of our rescue dogs we would love to hear from you - please send your stories and pictures to info@forest-dog-rescue.org.uk.

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