Muddy Mutts 2019
On Sunday 24th February 63 dogs and their owners got extremely muddy at our 2nd Muddy Mutts Sponsored Dog Walk at the River Dart Country Park
Mother’s Day card design – calling all child artists!
Pets at Home shoppers raise £2236 to feed homeless animals
Throughout December at the Newton Abbot Pets at Home store shoppers raised over £2000 via the Santa Paws fundraiser
Damage to our Outlet shop – did you see anything?
We are appealing for information following some damage done to our Outles shop on Totnes Road, Paignton
Muddy Mutts 2019
Join us for the Westcountry’s only sponsored muddy dog challenge this February
Tesco Bags of Help
Throughout January and February, please vote for us in Tesco Bags of Help
Winter raffle – the results are in!
On Friday 21st December at 12 noon, the Animals in Distress Winter Raffle was drawn – with a little help from Ron Weasley the rabbit!
Holiday opening hours
The rescue centre will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. We will be open every other day over the holiday period as usual from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Send an e-card, help change an animal’s life
If you’re thinking of making a donation to charity this Christmas instead of sending cards, here is a way for you to do both!
Pet Guardian Scheme
The Pet Guardian Scheme is a free service provided by Animals in Distress to give you peace of mind that, in the event of your death, we will take your pets in, care for them and find them a loving home
Your Black Friday purchases can help the animals too
Help the animals at no extra cost to you
The Big Bark – our appeal to rebuild our kennels
Find out about The Big Bark – our appeal to build new kennels for the dogs in our care.
Abused and abandoned – Robin and Impi
Robin and Impi have suffered terribly in the past and are now looking for a brighter future and a loving new home
National Black Cat Day
Saturday 27th October is National Black Cat Day! If you’re planning a feline addition to your family, please consider a lovely black cat.
Wednesday 24th October is the last late evening opening this year
The rescue centre will be open from 10am – 4pm 7 days a week as usual
Big Bark Ball marks the launch of our kennel build appeal
On Friday 12th October we held our very first Charity Fundraising Ball
More kittens dumped in a box
These kittens, just 4 weeks old, were found dumped in this box at the weekend
Shimmer’s eye operation
The rabbit who needs an operation to remove her eye – regular worming can prevent this
Our Autumn magazine is now out!
The Autumn 2018 – Big Bark special edition of our supporters’ magazine is hot off the press!
Thank you from Larry
Thank you from Larry to all our kind supporters who have sent in training treats for him
Open Paw project begins!
Today is a really busy and exciting day in the kennels, as today marks the start of our Open Paw project.
Kennel team reach for the skies!
Our wonderful kennel team have signed up for a 15,000 ft skydive on the 15th September to raise vital funds for the animals in our care
Big Bark Ball 12 October
Our appeal to build new kennels for the dogs in our care
Family Fun Day and Dog Show 2018
A great time was had by all at our Family Fun Day on June 23rd
Thank you to Mars Pedigree
We would like to say a massive thank you to Mars Pedigree Brighter Futures, who have awarded us a grant to transform our agility paddock
Rabbit Awareness Week 2018
‘Move away from muesli’ – the importance of a healthy diet
It’s kitten season – can you help?
Our cattery is abounding with kittens at the moment, and we are appealing for your help with donations of kitten food.
Major works in our rabbit department
Building work is currently underway to improve the accommodation for rabbits and guinea pigs in our care.
Support us with Amazon Smile
Sign up to Amazon Smile, to help the animals at the rescue centre at no cost to you!
Open Paw – Animals in Distress to become a “University for dogs”
Animals in Distress is getting ready to launch an innovative training and rehabilition programme for the homeless dogs in our care, known as “Open Paw”.
Our Bovey Tracey charity shop is now closed
We regret to announce that our charity shop in Bovey Tracey has now closed.
GDPR – please let us know if we can still contact you
The law is changing…. from 25th May 2018 we face the risk of not being able to contact you at all, unless you tell us that we can.
Evening opening at the rescue centre
From Wednesday 2nd May the rescue centre will open every Wednesday evening until 6.30pm
Partnering with Poundland
Our wonderful supporters at Poundland Newton Abbot and Paignton now have donation baskets in their stores.
Orphan kittens Spring 2018
In March a litter of orphan kittens arrived at the rescue centre in need of our help.
Peter Rabbit and his sisters
Six beautiful Agouti Siver Fox X rabbits are looking for very special homes. Can you help?
Will Writing Week (9-13 April 2018)
We have teamed up with Boyce Hatton to offer Will Writing Services in return for a donation to Animals in Distress.
The wonderful people at Pet Advisor will make a donation to Animals in Distress for every genuine review left on their website or paid listing!
Please help our dogs in the cold weather
Our amazing kennel staff and wonderful volunteer dog walkers work outside in all conditions.
Muddy Mutts 2018
Over 70 dogs and their owners took part in our Muddy Mutts Challenge raising over £4000.