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 in October 2016...

Sunday 2nd
Car Boot - Green Gap Kennels - DY14 9DX


Sunday 2nd
Fun Dog Show - Hogarth's (Stone Manor) 


RUBBLE - Approx 10 Months, Collie X Lab, Dog
MARBLE- Approx 7 Years, SBT, Dog
CARLING- Approx 2-3 Years, SBT , Dog
SPRITE- Approx 3 Years, Crossbreed, Dog

Carling SBT

To find out more about these dogs or the other dogs currently looking for their forever home please visit their page on MEET THE DOGS!

News & Updates - Please click here to view latest updates!

Dog of


Mike Smith Academy Fundraiser

Many thanks Mike and to all your students and colleagues!
Had a great few days - popped over to Forest Dog Rescue on Sunday and handed them a cheque for the money we raised at our student show; £2547.85! What can I saw. A job well done! Thanks to everyone involved in the show; we made a difference to a local charity! Thanks

Wilkinson's Kidderminster

FDR would like to pass on their sincere thanks to everyone at Wilkinson's in Kidderminster and to their wonderful kindhearted customers. 
A Trustee (Sally) was invited along recently to collect an amazing selection of goodies which have been kindly donated by customers while visiting their store, Sally's car was rammed with the unexpected bounty of goodies.
Thank you each and everyone of you for your thoughtfulness and generosity, they will be partying in the kennels for quite a while, thanks again all.

Adam Cooper

Thank you to Adam Cooper who raised funds on behalf of FDR by completing a bike ride from one end of the country to the other!
Many thanks to this lovely chap and also to all who supported him on his challenge,
Adam said on his trip was amazing, such incredible sights to enjoy on his travels. Thank you so much for your kindness Adam, we somehow feel you will be returning to some of the places you visited as agreed by many, we have some really beautiful scenery in this country and its only times like these that you get to appreciate just how pretty and endearing Britain is, well done Adam and once again, please accept a massive thank you from all at FDR )

Stourport Carnival Fundraiser

Despite awful conditions with almost non stop rain this wonderful group of determined people managed to raise £515 on behalf of Forest Dog Rescue at the Stourport Carnival. Such amazing commitment from each and every one of them.
FDR would like to take this opportunity to thank all that helped on the stall on that rain soaked day, sincere thanks to Nicola, Claire, Ella, Sue, Katie, Bella, Tilly, Jack, Wendy, Angela and Barry and Hazel Taylor.
Wonderful achievement by all.

We do try to thank everyone for their kindness and continued support towards FDR and hopefully we don't miss anyone, nothing is taken for granted and we consider this charity to be truly blessed by so many, thank you each and everyone of you 


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


This little chap is back on the search for a new home. He was initially re-homed from us in January of this year but was returned to us in August. 

After months of trying with Freddie his owner came to the conclusion that Freddie would better suited to a more experienced home where his training can be continued and he could be kept mentally stimulated.

Freddie is a friendly chap who loves spending time with people and will do nearly anything for a treat! He is very bright and knows most of his basic commands such as 'sit, 'down' and 'paw' He will even wait for his food or a treat and will not eat them until he is told its 'OK' 

Freddie would do well to be in a home that can keep him mentally simulated and continue with his training as he has come along so much in the in the past few months and we would love him to progress even further.

When Freddie was first at the kennels he was a bit of a naughty chap on the lead! He use to constantly pull, react to other dogs and all round was a bit of a pain to walk! However he is now a completely  different dog! He now is a dream to walk and spend time with and doesn't blink an eye when faced with other dogs. 
He is now a firm favourite with the staff
Freddie would be a brilliant companion to an experienced owner. 

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

01299 269 181
Thank you!

Find out how some of our dogs are getting on in their new forever homes.  New pics and stories added to their Happy Tails page.


Update from Deisel

Update from Woody

Update from Lottie

Update from Lola

Update from Mac

If you have adopted one of our rescue dogs we would love to hear from you - please send your stories and pictures to

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