We need volunteers – May 2015 update – Homecheckers, transporters and fosterers for dogs, cats & small furries

Right now we have dozens of requests for help waiting for offers! Volunteers are needed around the UK. Can you help? Here’s a look at our current requests:

Animal Rescue Homechecks needed


Take a look at our full list of animal rescue homechecks needed to see all checks waiting for offers of help.

Some homechecks are suitable for new volunteers to attend, so don’t be put off if you’re new to it all. There are some requests that require prior experience, and for these we welcome requests to -tag-along’ so that new volunteers can learn the ropes. Please don’t hesitate to ask if you’d like to tag-along.

Homecheckers are so important in helping rescue dogs, cats and other animals find safe, caring new homes.



Animal Rescue Transport Help Needed


New requests are posted regularly but they’re often urgent so keep an eye on our Animal Rescue Transport needed section to see if there’s anything you can help with, and make sure you’re signed up to get notifications of transport needed in your area.



Animal Rescue Fostering Needed


Foster homes seem harder to find than ever at the moment so if you could open to your home to a homeless dog, cat or small furry animal then please take look at our Fostering needed section (divided in to urgent and non-urgent requests).

A foster home can be a real lifesafer for many rescues, helping their animal get some TLC in a happy home environment which they’re usually used to, instead of having to go in to kennels which can be nervewracking for a lot of animals if they’ve not had experience of that before, and which are incredibly costly for small rescues doing their best on a small budget.

Animal fostering can be incredibly fun and rewarding and we’re in desperate need of more people helping to care for rescue animals.


 Animal rescue volunteering on Facebook

You can work with us via the RHU Facebook group – http://facebook.com/groups/RescueHelpersUnite – where we post lots of our animal rescue volunteering requests. On there you can offer your help, sign up for Facebook notifications of help needed in your area (we’ll ‘tag’ you in local posts) and chat with other RHU volunteers and rescuers.


Animal Rescues needing help

We have a range of rescues from around the UK posting for help, including:

The Senior Staffy Club
Northern Rose Boxer Rescue (NRBR)
Greenleaf Animal Rescue
Oldies Club
Rochdale Dog Rescue
Poodles in Need
UK German Shepherd Rescue
Boxer Rescue Liverpool
Labrador Rescue South East (LRRSE)
Staffordshire Rescue Scotland
RSDR Street Dog Rescue
Friends of Akitas Trust UK
Staffie and Stray Rescue
Pro dogs Direct
K9 Focus

We need volunteers – May 2015 update – Homecheckers, transporters and fosterers for dogs, cats & small furries

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