Category Archive: Our Diary


August 27, 2017

Freya’s Story – terrified pup saved from pound

As many of you will know here at Rain Rescue we are primarily here to save dogs due to be put to sleep in the local stray dog pounds. It is the reason we were founded and continues to be our driving motivation for the work we do, and it’s stories like Freya’s that really […]


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 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 […]

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January 13, 2017

Sheffield Window Centre THANK YOU

THANK YOU AGAIN “SHEFFIELD WINDOW CENTRE” The windows of our kennels were falling to pieces and its been so hard to keep the dogs inside warm. Those in our outside block specifically feel the cold. So – just one ask to the wonderful people at Sheffield Window Centre “Could they possibly repair or replace some […]


January 5, 2017


PRESS RELEASE : 28/12/16 Oxbow keep homeless pooches warm over winter months Local animal rescue charity, Rain Rescue have been given a generous donation of a lifetime supply of coal for their fire by Hull based fuel company Oxbow Coal Ltd. Mark Robinson, Commercial Manager said “We at Oxbow Coal Ltd are delighted to be associated with […]


December 22, 2016

Santa Paws visits elderly Sheffield residents.

‘Santa Paws’ comes to Sheffield to entertain elderly residents Credit  : The Star Rescue dogs brought their own brand of festive cheer to elderly residents in Sheffield this week – as ‘Santa Paws’ came to town. The cute canine – wearing a special yuletide jumper – delivered an early Christmas present to older people living […]


May 12, 2016

Lots of New Dogs Arrive

Meet Tinker just one of seven new dogs to arrive in our care today. Tinker was saved from the stray kennels along with Mowgli, Poppet, Vinnie, and Ella. We also had a desperate call from a lady who needed to Rehome her two dogs due to sad circumstances so we also saw the arrival of […]


March 30, 2016

The Sadness Of Shirley The Staffie

In my time here at RAIN I have seen some stressed dogs but Shirley has to be one of the most heartbreaking to date. She has spent the last two days despite our best efforts quite literally going out of her mind. She has had a rough few weeks for sure, clearly not long ago […]


March 25, 2016

Wellington, Shirley and Tess Arrive

Say hello to our three newbies, all saved today from the stray kennels. As you can see Shirley the SBT is in quite a state, she has thinning fur, boobs to the floor, overgrown nails and is generally in a terrible way. She will be whisked to the vets first thing in the morning to […]


March 8, 2016

Winning Harry Over

Real men wear pink! Some of you may remember Harry he arrived with us a few weeks back after his family could no longer cope. Harry has been frightened and has spent a lot of time shying away in the back of his kennel but this sweet boy is now making sure progress and we […]