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.

Meg 2yr old German Pointer

She was really scared in kennels but is now learning to trust her foster family and is feeling safe....More info

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

Barney 8mth old Terrier X Puppy

He is a very placid boy who is friendly and full of fun. He is housetrained and sleeps all night....More info

Sammy 8 month old Spaniel X Collie

Sammy will need an active home with another dog.....More info

Skippy 15 month old Springer Spaniel

Skippy is an itelligent, affectionate boy. He will need an active home with a doggie friend......More info

Kobi 10 month old Chihuahua X

Kobi would be best suited to an adult home with a doggie friend......More info

Millie Terrier X

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

Blair 5 year old Retriever X

Blair is a friendly, playful boy who would love an active 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

Lola 3 year old Boxer

Lola needs an active home. She would love a home with a male dog but can be homed on her own......More info

Daisy 8 month old Puggle

Daisy is looking for a home with another dog for company......More info

Seamus 5 month old Border Collie

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

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