Rescue Helpers Unite – Animal Rescue Volunteering

We're an online community for volunteers & animal rescues in the UK.
We work together to help animals.


  • View and reply to rescue requests for transport, fostering, homechecks etc.
  • You'll receive automatic notifications whenever a rescue requests help in your area
  • Chat with other volunteers, get advice and ask questions


  • Post requests for transport, fostering, homechecks etc.
  • Connect with volunteers in your local area and further afield
  • Promote your animals available for adoption
  • Spread the word about your appeals and fundraisers
  • Make connections with other rescuers

Join our Facebook group

If you're a member of our Facebook group you can get notifications there whenever rescues request help in your local area.


Homecheckers visit adopters in their homes to chat about adoption and their previous animal experience and to check that the property is suitable for the animal they’re hoping to adopt.

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If you have a vehicle, a driving license and some time to spare (and if possible, petrol money) you could be perfect to volunteer as an animal transporter, and help animals get from A to B (and eventually their new forever homes!).

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As a foster carer you take on the day-to-day responsibility of caring for an animal, which means giving them the walks, training and TLC they may need until they find their new home.

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RHU on Facebook

Join our Facebook group and we can send you notifications there whenever rescues request help in your area.

We have a Facebook page too - please do give us a 'like'! Thanks

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