Monthly Archive: February 2017


February 24, 2017

Bursting at the seams again …

Yesterday we returned to the pound to save two more in need (photos to follow just letting them settle in!) … and today we took back a lad who we rehomed this time last year as sadly despite trying it just hasn’t worked out in the home. No one’s fault and truly heartbreaking for all […]


February 16, 2017

Volunteer at our Charity Shop

Volunteer Shop Assistant Rain Rescue - Sheffield Volunteer RAIN Rescue Job Description: Shop Assistant Volunteer Responsible to: Retail Manager Rain Rescue save the lives of over 400 dogs and cats each year. This is a very rewarding opportunity for anyone who has a passion for retail and/or animal welfare, as well as those wanting to give back […]


February 9, 2017

A Gift In Your Will – Save Future Generations

Did you know that Rain Rescue receives no government or lottery funding and therefore relies solely on the generosity of kind people like you to fund the vital work we do right here in Yorkshire. We operate from a rented site in Rotherham, but know that our future relies on securing an owned site to […]


February 9, 2017


OFFICIAL STATEMENT 8/2/17 We’ve had a couple of enquiries at Rain Rescue recently regarding where our dogs / cats are rescued from and we think its important that we’re clear about this for all our adopters, supporters and potential adopters out there. Rain Rescue does not import dogs from overseas – we work very hard […]


February 8, 2017

Could you foster a homeless dog in need?

We always need volunteer dog foster carers who can provide temporary care for our dogs most in need of a break from kennel life. Becoming a Dog Foster Carer means you are providing invaluable support in caring for homeless animals. Fostering dogs also gives us a valuable opportunity to see how our dogs behave in […]


February 7, 2017


So a few of you saw we had some space after the adoptions this weekend, we were straight back to the pound today after hearing there was a frail old lady in desperate need. This is Edna, she has found herself homeless and abandoned in the dog pound facing a very uncertain future. In a […]


February 5, 2017

Merlin goes home …

Finally after 5 long months of kennel life Merlin goes home … this sweet boy was saved from death in the stray kennels back in September – when he arrived with us we thought ”well he’s a good looking lad, he won’t be here too long.” but then the right home just never seemed to […]