We rescue unwanted


We believe that a temporary foster home is the best place for a dog to be cared for while waiting to be adopted. Our rescued dogs and pups are placed in foster care, in a secure home environment. Through our fosterers we really get to know our dogs and pups and learn which type of home they will be best suited to. So we can help adopters to find the right dog for them.


Find a loving home that will provide temporary shelter


Once the dogs have been cared for and are ready for adoption, we accept applications for them by suitable, pre-vetted owners.


Dogs in Distress is run by volunteers only – so you can be assured that every cent donated goes directly to the dogs’ welfare.


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Here are some dogs currently
in foster awaiting their forever homes:

Everyone working with Dogs in Distress are volunteers and we do not have a facility with our dogs that can be visited. If you are interested in offering a loving permanent home to any of our dogs, please fill out our Adoption Form or contact us.

Pip 9 Month Old Jrt

Great fun loving little boy...loves everyone, must have a doggie friend and older children as he has not lived with children....More info

Millie Terrier X

Millie is a friendly, laid back girl who would suit an adult home......More info

Charlie 7 year old Cocker Spaniel

Charlie can be homed as an only dog but has never lived with kids......More info

Seamus 5 month old Border Collie

Seamus would best suit an active family with another dog......More info

Heidi 6 month old Westie X

Heidi is a gentle little girl who can be homed on her own or with another dog......More info

Ben 4 Year Old Beagle

Ben is an active boy who gets on great with other dogs......More info

Nina 7 Month Old Collie

Nina will need an active home ideally with another dog for company......More info

Waggles 7 Year Old Terrier X

Waggles is looking for an adult only home where he's the only dog......More info

Pippin 1 Year Old Terrier X

Pippin is looking for an active, adult only home......More info

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