waggy tails rescue's blog

This blog allows us to keep you up to date with all things Waggy. It also lets you comment on the things we say and do and a great way for you to let us know your thoughts and ideas.
Danny - adopted May 2010
About Waggy Tails Rescue

Dog Show 2013


Preparations are well in hand for our Annual Dog show. It will be on Saturday 15th June at King George V playing fields, Church Lane, Ferndown. BH22 9EN. Further details on news page. Also, just to say, that this blog … Continue reading

Freecycle Puppy Scam


On Tuesday 3rd January an ad. appeared on freecycle Wimborne (not freegle Wimborne) offering labrador puppies. This is a scam, have nothing to do with it. It has been reported to the relevant authorities.

BUPA Great South Run

Great South Run

The running took a setback when I was recently diagnosed with shin splints. However, after a month without running, I am pleased to say that I managed to compete in and complete the BUPA Great South Run yesterday in Portsmouth. … Continue reading

Garden Fund Raisers

Garden events

Last Sunday June and Bill Adams hosted a ‘Garden Gallery’ where many framed pictures were for sale in their garage and garden with excellent refreshments for the browsers and buyers. The marvellous sum of £500 was raised! Thank you so much. Next … Continue reading

B & B


Building and Buttons, that is! Building work is under way at Helen’s House. Can’t wait to see what’s happening. Photos to come soon. Buttons? Some of our ‘crafty’ volunteers have a plan to make decorative offerings for the Christmas Fair.  … Continue reading

A sunny afternoon


Met some lovely doggy people at the collection in Ferndown today - chatted up a potential volunteer! NewDog was so well-behaved doing his ‘Aren’t I cute and unbelievably lovable?’ act.  The Red Arrows flew over in celebration (twice!) Glad we weren’t out yesterday, we’d have … Continue reading


facebook snippet

Just checked in on Waggies facebook page. We have 262 friends. Of course it’s not really about numbers but about support for our work. Many fundraising ideas in the pipeline - Skittles and Auction Nights are booked in and plans are afoot for … Continue reading

Helen’s House …


… is the name we have chosen for our Animal Rescue Centre. It is named after Helen Lathwell, who very sadly died four years ago. She was ‘the perfect volunteer’. Helen was a volunteer at our little shop in Walkford … Continue reading

yes, Yes, YESSSS!!!


We received news today that our Planning Application has been successful. There are so many people over so many years who have worked towards and contributed to this day. It is a tribute to every one of them that we … Continue reading

Now we wait


Tuesday 28th was the last day for for submissions to the Planning Dept. at Poole (again!). Our petition was delivered in good time – over 1000 signatures to add to the letters of support sent previously.  A great piece in … Continue reading