Category Archive: Our Diary


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 […]


March 5, 2016

Mitzy – settled at last

Do you all remember little Mitzy?  A very sad life she had – her owners daughter was driving around with her in her car on a very hot day – with children and dogs, not knowing where she could go.  Not her fault – a family crisis had meant that Mitzy and Bobbin her sister […]


February 27, 2016

The Sad Eyes Of Buttercup – Another Thrown Away Like Trash

These are the eyes of a dog thrown away! You can literally see the sadness she feels after finding herself homeless and in desperate need of help. Buttercup found herself in the stray kennels and has undergone a full mammory strip due to being full of lumps and bumps. She is now safe with RAIN […]


January 30, 2016

Doggy Photoshoot with Shelley Richmond

Today we must say a HUGE thank you to Shelley Richmond Photography who has been to photograph some of our doggies here at the centre and the results are just phenomenal, here is the shoot featuring, Jackson, Truffle, Porridge, Nancy and Jessie. Shelley has been a wonderful volunteer for many years with Rain Rescue and […]


January 26, 2016

Update on Jasmine in her new home!

Just three weeks ago Jasmine was in the stray kennels facing a very uncertain future, she was a trembling wreck and feared human contact. Rain Rescue rescued her and brought her into our care. Through rehabilitation and the patience of our centre team she began to come out of her shell and show us what […]


January 18, 2016

Max & Deaon find their new home – TOGETHER!

  To some, this may look like any ordinary photo – two loved dogs, warm and happy chillin on the sofa. To those who have followed their story – this is a priceless photo. This photo highlights the plight of dog rescue in the country today. Were it not for a great Dog Warden and […]


January 4, 2016

Sad New Arrivals – Decon and Max

Today has been a sad day here at RAIN, we saw the arrival of Decon and Max – they were found today in the home of their owner who had passed away. The sadness in their eyes is truly heartbreaking – they are now safe with us but they don’t know that. They are wondering […]


January 3, 2016

Harvey – lost elderly gent

Harvey is an example of an elderly boy that is in rescue.  Having been loved all his life by his owner, his owner’s poor health has meant Harvey can no longer be cared for with him and so he was having to be rehomed.  Sadly, as so few rescues have any space, and older dogs […]


January 2, 2016

Happy New Year! A Great Start to 2016 for RAIN

Sorry it has been a while since we updated, it has been a busy festive season here at RAIN. We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and would like to wish you a Happy New Year from all of here at RAIN. It is also the perfect opportunity to reflect on a rollercoaster of […]