Tag Archive: dog


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 […]


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 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 […]


January 18, 2017

Milo and Ben go home!

We are delighted to see Milo and Ben off to their new homes today. Milo came into our care after his previous owner sadly passed away and Ben from a home where sadly his owner could no longer cope, with no where else to go we brought them into the Rain Rescue fold. Milo especially […]


January 18, 2017

4 Saved From the Pound

SAVE THE STRAYS Say hello to our latest arrivals, four poor souls saved from the stray kennels. A lovely lurcher girl, a very scared boy who is terrified and doesn’t understand how he has ended up homeless, and two Staffordshire girls who one has been used for breeding. Name suggestions welcome but can we also […]

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January 14, 2017

Sour Cherry launch Marley the DDB Pin

The girls over at Sour Cherry​ have done it again, after raising over £2000 from their Glitter Cat Necklaces launched in December, they have now designed a pin based on Marley the Dogue De Bordeaux who is in our care and looking for a home. Isn’t it just fabulous!? … Buy yours now and the […]


September 27, 2016

The Dogs Trust Stray Dog Survey 2016 is released …

The Dogs Trust​ Stray Survey 2016 has been released and despite good news that the overall number of stray dogs in the UK entering local authority kennels is down, the bad news is 12 dogs a day face destruction through no fault of their own. In Yorkshire alone 638 (8%) stray dogs were put to […]


August 19, 2016

Good News For Pops

We have fantastic news! Pops has been to the vets and his blood tests are clear! All major functions are normal. We will be honest we were really expecting bad news because of how bad his outer condition is, but this boy is a fighter. So he does have some anaemia and is a bit […]