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Volunteer of the Year 2014

Our volunteer of the year 2014 is Ken Thomas. He has been with the charity since 2010 and in that time has devoted many hours helping us. Ken does home checks, helps out at collections and events; nothing is too much for him. He is also our resident photographer - showing our animals in their best light in the hope they find new homes. Ken... read more

Dog Presentation

On the first Saturday of each month we hold our Dog Presentation, starting at 10am at West Parley Memorial Hall, BH22 8SQ. The dogs in our care are brought along by their Foster parents so that prospective adopters can see them and learn a little more about their lives so far. The presentation is followed by time to view the dogs on the field... read more

WARNING : DOG THEFT

A young liver and white Springer Spaniel has been stolen from a garden in the Wimborne area. A white van was seen in the area prior to the theft. Please be vigilant and do not leave your dog out in the garden alone.... read more

FURNITURE WANTED

We need more furniture to sell in our shops. We cannot accommodate large wall units but smaller items are most welcome. All soft furnishings must have fire labels on them. Small items can be taken directly to our shops, larger items can be collected but we do need some notice to be able to do this.... read more

Dog Walk - Please note new time!

On the 4th Saturday of every month we have a dog walk. Start time 9.30am all year round, at the Golf Course end of Francis Avenue, off the Mountbatten Arms roundabout. Poole/Bournemouth boundary. The walk takes just over an hour but some of the oldies go part of the way round. Excellent for socialisation of the dogs and blowing away your cobwebs!... read more

Rabbits, Rabbits, Rabbits!

Currently we have lots of rabbits looking for new homes. If you are interested in giving one of our other animals a new home please look on their page. This is found on the dropdown box under dogs - other animals.... read more

Dog Boarding

We are now able to offer boarding for dogs, in comfortable, temperature controlled cabins. We have 24/7 care so can accept dogs with medical conditions. If you are planning a holiday or short break and would like more details, please phone the office on 01202 875000 . Dogs need to be fully vaccinated, including kennel cough. We have limited... read more

Annual Dog Show 2014

The annual Waggy Tails Dog show took place on Saturday 21st June at West Parley Memorial Hall and field. The show was opened by Katie Martin from Radio Solent who stayed with us for the afternoon to help with the judging. All the classes were well supported and our judge Cathy, from Companion Care in Moordown, had some challenging decisions to... read more

Download a VOLUNTEER form

Are you over 18 years old? How about stepping out with a dog!. We are in need of volunteers to Dog Walk and help with the welfare of the animals at the Sanctuary. The dogs love their walks, even in the rain!! If you can commit a few hours a day or at weekends please consider this, it is very rewarding. We urgently need volunteers (from 16 years)... read more

METAL WANTED

DO YOU RECYCLE YOUR CANS, JAR TOPS AND ALUMINIUM CONTAINERS TO THE COUNCIL? If so think of us, we can get money for these and lots of other metal items. Please drop small items off at the office at Helens House, 143 Magna Road, BH21 3AW or one of the shops. Larger items can be collected by arrangement but this means we are using the up fuel that... read more

URGENT - Do you have a sewing machine?

Our dogs have duvets to sleep on and as you can imagine we need a constant supply. Some of the dogs are very good with their bedding but others think it is fun to shred their duvets. We need volunteers with sewing machines to help us cut up donated duvets and hem the edges. If you can help please phone the office on 01202 875000 and we will get... read more

Milo's Challenge

Thank you to everyone who sponsored Paul and Susan on their walk and to all the other generous people who have donated money for Milo. We have now been able to purchase him a custom made cart and he is learning to get around in it. He still needs his physio and hydrotherapy, so if you would like to help please use the DONATE button on the... read more

Shop Volunteers needed

We urgently need volunteers for all our shops. If you have a morning or afternoon to spare, please consider helping out. All you need is to be willing to turn your hand to all sorts of shop tasks, from display, to dealing with the customers and sorting the donations. We are a very friendly charity and all we want to do is to be able to help the... read more

Tennis Balls & Footballs needed

The dogs at Helen's House love their games in the field but our ball collection has almost run out. If you have any tennis balls or footballs that we could use, please drop them in to one of the shops or the office at Helen's House. The dogs will think that Christmas has come early if they have some new balls to play with. Thank you... read more

Medication plea

Do you have any pet medication that you no longer need? We spend hundreds of pounds on medication for our charges each month so every little helps. If you have any tablets, shampoos, pain killers or dietary food, we can make use of it. Please contact the office on 01202 875000 if you can help.... read more

The "WAGGY TAILS" name

Waggy Tails Rescue has no association with any other business, large or small or any other organisation. There are a number of dog groomers, trainers, retailers, etc. using the same name. If anyone is using the name Waggy Tails, or similar, it is up to you, the customer, to check it out very carefully.... read more

Dog Rescue Federation

Waggy Tails is proud to be a member of the Dog Rescue Federation. The Dog Rescue Federation is made up of voluntary, not for profit, small rescues, registered charities and individuals from across the UK, involved in rescuing and rehoming stray and abandoned dogs. The Federation is all about volunteers and the work they do as for most it is... read more