The Rain Rescue Blog


April 14, 2017


SPECIAL APPEAL FOR PERKINS THE WHIPPET This sweet boy desperately needs out of kennels. He’s only a baby but suffers from separation anxiety. He is looking for a home (or foster home) where he will not be left and who can dedicate the time to training him to be more confident alone. Read more about […]


April 5, 2017

Mabel and Yogi visit Sheltered Housing

Today Yogi and Mabel, 2 of our Rain Rescue mascot dogs paid a visit to older people living at the Park View Lodge sheltered housing accommodation in Hillsborough as they were enjoying a coffee morning. As you can see fun was had by all … Mabel and Yogi especially appreciated the little nibbles of cake! […]


March 22, 2017

Burt Get’s Clipped and de-Ticked!

Poor Burt, what a terrible state he is. This sweetie has been left on the streets to go to rack and ruin. His fur was horrendously matted but through the hairs we spotted a huge tick! There was no way a treatment was getting through those knots so he had to be clipped off. Full […]


March 18, 2017

Burt : Poor cat saved from the streets

SPECIAL APPEAL FOR BURT Meet Burt, saved yesterday from the streets, as you can see this poor boy is in a terrible state. Matted and covered in bald patches, filled with flea dirt and underweight. Thanks to some teamwork of Rain Rescue and kind member of the public who found Burt (our name for him) […]


March 14, 2017

Become a Co-Op member and raise vital funds for Rain Rescue!

If you are a Co-op member did you know they give 1% of everything you spend on selected Co-op branded products and services from Co-op Group businesses to your community. All you have to do is register you Co-op card and choose Rain Rescue (projects available are dependant on your address) and you could be […]


March 11, 2017

Sour Cherry Visit Us Here At The Centre

The lovely ladies over at Sour Cherry popped over to visit us here at the centre today, after raising over £2700 through the sale of their glitter cat necklaces and Marley pins we thought they deserved to come and see first hand the difference their donation makes to the lives of homeless pets right here in South […]


March 9, 2017

PRESS RELEASE : Give Staffies A Chance

Press Release 8/3/2017 Give Staffies a Chance South Yorkshire animal charity Rain Rescue is appealing for potential adopters to give a Staffordshire Bull Terrier a chance. ‘We have just had one of our busiest weekends ever in terms of adoptions with a total of seven dogs finding their forever homes. For a small charity like us […]


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 […]