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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

Frankie's Story

Frankie is one of our little dogs who has a very special tale to tell and who is being overlooked. Please read his poem attached to this item.... read more

Miles for Milo - Sponsored walk

On Saturday 6th December Paul Chapman and Paul Webster walked the 26 miles from Brockenhurst back to Helen's House to raise money for Milo's rehabilitation. It is still not too late to sponsor them, you can do this at either of the shops or the office. Please help us to raise as much as possible to help this happy little dog enjoy his life to... read more

Dog Companions adopt Waggy Tails Rescue

Dog Companions are a family run business who have adopted Waggy Tails Rescue as their charity. They are giving us a donation for each new client they attract. Their cards can be found in Vet Surgeries, Pet shops etc. across the Poole, Bournemouth and Christchurch areas, you can read about them on our Partners page or follow the link from our... read more

Fish4Dogs

After attending the recent PamPurred Pets activity day and hearing about Waggy Tails, the company donated three pallets of food. As a small company, producing a premium product they were keen to help us and we have met with the marketing department to see how we can form a partnership. Dominic and Emma came to Helen's House to meet us and see the... 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

Paws and more

Thank you so much to this local business who recently saw our appeal for tins of Chappie and asked their families, friends and clients to help out. The response was fantastic and they collected 150 tins. Karen, the owner, and Donna, the marketing manager, came along to Helen's House to officially hand over the food. This gave them the chance to... read more

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

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

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

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

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

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