IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE:
This Rescue 'DAWGDOGS / DAWG / DORSET ANIMAL WORKERS GROUP' has no connection or association with a different rescue called 'DORSET DOG RESCUE / DDR' about which there has recently been considerable adverse publicity.
Please ring Helen on 01202 380467 if you have any questions or concerns relating to the operation and practices of our Rescue (DAWGdogs)
DAWGdogs Rescue is a non-profit organisation staffed by volunteers.
Every penny raised goes towards the high costs improving the lives of as many dogs as we are able to save.
Our veterinary bills alone run into many thousands of pounds each year, and the costs of feeding, microchipping, sheltering and transporting those in our care are ever rising.
Please make the DAWGdogs a donation if you can.
You can securely make an online donation using the Paypal button below.
To donate in other ways,
please ring Helen on 01202 380467 or email
for more details!
If you are about to spend on any of these retailers' websites, please use these links to get to their sites before you buy and they will donate a small proportion of what you spend to the DAWGdogs Rescue.
B & Q
Chocolate Trading Company
Co-op Electrical Shop
Holland & Barrett
Microsoft Store UK
Scotts of Stow
UK Office Direct
Rescuers, rescue supporters, and volunteers do not walk on water.
We don't wear capes and tights or leap tall buildings.
We aren't better than anyone else, but we do pursue a cause that we believe makes us better than we were before we started.
We make mistakes; we feel we can't do enough; we go broke; we have too many dogs at home; we rant out of frustration; we lose our tempers and get snappy; we have to reject people sometimes for the good of a dog.
We are not always likeable.
What we do is draining, emotionally, financially, and physically.
Please bear with us and forgive us our flaws, because we are doing work that's bigger than we are.
We will be up at Branksome Pets at Home selling raffle tickets to raise money for DAWGdogs from Sunday 12th Apr until 15th May.
Please do come along to meet the dogs and buy a couple of tickets to support the Rescue!
Don’t forget to pop in and say hello to us
Raffle tickets just £1, great prizes including a car!
( You may have seen this photo before but that’s because I got him mixed up with Theo as there is also another dog called Toby… )
Introducing another very handsome loving boy Toby.
He is a male SBT who is a sweet friendly boy who loves to give nice staff kisses and loves to try and sit on your lap.
Though in the kennels he is kind of sad bless him.
Once out though he loves to have lots of cuddles.
He has not shown any problems while walking past the other dogs but this is not a dog test.
Toby is in the pound at the moment but will be with us this week.
progress update: 16/4/15
Poppy is getting on much better than when she first arrived.
She is most of the time happy to be in her crate overnight and when I am out.
She has become far more used to people visiting and within no time is offering her toy to be thrown, is not stressed in the car anymore and she is very good off the lead.
She is a lovely girl, very affectionate too.
I’m having a bit of r+r at the Rescue until I’m ready to be rehomed, so you might see a bit more of me now and again.
Apparently its not unusual for certain sorts of collies to enter the Rescue and be placed In Rehabilitation and I follow a long and distinguished line that included Dooley, Rocco, Holly and Cara although apparently I’m nowhere nearly as crazy as them!
I just get a bit stressed when I’m left alone, but it’s something that will be worked out once I get a bit more confident.
I’m quiet and very friendly with other dogs and probably you too once I’ve got used to you,
so no doubt you’ll hear more of my updates soon!
more details to follow soon
Rocco is a 10 week old Aylestone Bulldog who has the sweetest corkscrew tail, just like a piglet.
For such a youngster he is very well socialised with older and bigger dogs not blinking a eyelid at being told off by them,he just sits down or wanders off to do something else.
Aylestone Bulldogs are larger in size when fully grown than British Bulldogs.