Monthly Archive: April 2014


April 30, 2014

Colin’s Cruelty Case Featured in Sheffield Star.

Our lovely little Colin has been featured in the Sheffield Star today telling the story of the cruelty he has endured. Don’t worry if you missed your copy we have the article here for you to read. Scald attack left dog in agony A dog was scalded and left in ‘burning agony’ then dumped in […]


April 30, 2014

Changes to Current legislation

UPDATED! Important changes to current dog legislation! 16 April 2014 at 15:37 On 14th May 2014 the laws that govern control of dogs are changing. The Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act makes a number of amendments to the current Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 (as amended). Further changes come into effect in October 2014. […]


April 27, 2014

The Heartbreak and Cruelty of poor Colin

We were asked to help a little dog that has experienced the most horrendous cruelty from man. Thrown in a canal after suffering severe burns that scalded the whole of his back. This poor little boys flesh was so raw and sore that the pain must of been excruciating for him. Every day his wound […]


April 20, 2014

So Many Poorly Dogs – RAIN Are Under Stress

Having been contacted by so many dog wardens and stray kennels we are now at our total capacity.  So many poorly dogs in with us – and we have taken 10 in in the last 2 weeks 5 of them very poorly, 3 with pneumonia, one with major problems and 1 with such bad kennel cough […]


April 20, 2014

Tough Mudder Fundraising

On Saturday 26th April 2014 Keiran Moore will be participating in Tough Mudder “the world’s hardest marathon”. Tough Mudder is an endurance event series in which participants attempt 10-12 mile long military-style obstacle courses. Designed by British Special Forces to test mental as well as physical strength, obstacles often play on common human fears such […]


April 19, 2014

2 More Arrive From The Pound

Another day, another phone call asking us to help, the pound are full again. We shuffled round and Steve went to fetch 2 more, here is one of them a border collie girl we have called Fliss. The other one is a crossbreed boy we have called him Tanner he is very thin and was to […]


April 16, 2014

RAIN Take In 6 More From Pound

What terrible sights we have seen today. Can’t talk about all the horrors, but the things man does to animals is beyond belief. Thankfully we were there to help in one of the cases. TAKEN 6 MORE DOGS IN FROM THE DOG POUNDS TODAY. 3 wonderful old terriers that had all lived together and are […]


April 2, 2014

Gemma – Perfect older dog needing a perfect life long home

  Gemma has been very loved and cared for.  Rain Rescue helped her when her elderly owner died suddenly.  Gemma desperately needed a new home.   She was adopted by a lady who sadly is unable to care for Gemma any more and so she is looking for a new home again.   An active 8+ […]


April 1, 2014

Please call in and visit our Rain Rescue Charity shops

Here are links to both of the shops Facebook pages     Some fabulous items have been donated by our supporters. Arbourthorne, Sheffield S2 2EH VISIT THE ARBOURTHORNE SHOP FACEBOOK PAGE HERE   AND   VISIT THE SUNNYSIDE SHOP FACEBOOK PAGE HERE…..   All the team work so hard to raise funds for the rescue […]


April 1, 2014

They dogs love their Reiki sessions

Here are some photos of Merlin receiving some Reiki from Barbara today.  It was amazing to see. Merlin never settles, he paces and barks and wants to be in on the action all the time.  It took him a while to accept it but after about 10 – 15 minutes, slowly, ever so slowly he […]