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.


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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.

Sadie 10mth old Springer Spaniel

Sadie 10mth old Springer Spaniel. Gentle girl, settling in to foster care....More info

Jamie 12 wk old Retriever x puppy

Best with a doggie friend and someone at home at least part time...More info

Mason 1yr old Lab

This gorgeous boy is doing really well in foster. Best with a female doggie companion in his forever home....More info

Bonnie 7 mth old Lab x Rottie

She gets on great with other dogs. She would be best in a home with older children....More info

Benny 10mt old Schnauzer x

Ideally with a doggie friend with adults only. He was badly treated by the children in his previous home....More info

Sandy 6mth Terrier X

Sandy is lively, looks for adventure and is active. Great in the car, with other dogs....More info

Buddy 10mths Terrier X

Buddy is a quiet placid biddable little chap. Great in the car, with other dogs....More info

Chip 1yr old JRT

He loves meeting new people on his walks .Hes great with other dogs, he’s just a bundle of fun....More info

Jake 6mth old Springer x

This lovely boy ideally needs a home with a doggie friend and someone at home at least part time....More info

Jac 1 yr old ShihTzu x

The sweetest most affectionate little guy. He is soooooo friendly with both people and other dogs....More info

Darcy 7 Month old collie puppy

He is a sweet, sensitive and affectionate boy. He is a little bit shy but has a BIG personality....More info

Muppy 5yr old Shih Tzu girl

This girl needs a very special home. She is a sensitive little girl who would prefer a female owner....More info

Freddie 10 month old Terrier x

He already knows how to sit, give paw and is fully create trained. He has recently been vaccinated, microchipped and neutered....More info

Shannon 1yr old Lab X

Shannon is fully house trained. Very affectionate - loves spending time with her humans.....More info

Billie 4mt old Female Boxer x puppy

Billie is a sweet little girl who loves the company of other dogs and cats....More info

Harriet 3yr old Lab x

Best as an only dog or with a male doggie friend. Older children & someone at home at least part time....More info

Jeff 18mth old Shih Tzu

Jeff is doing really well in foster. He gets on great with other dogs and loves to be out and about....More info

Cory 9yr old Bischon & Chloe 4yr old Yorkie

Cory 9yr old Bischon & Chloe 4yr old Yorkie are under vet care....More info

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