Five places in Yorkshire for you to adopt a dog

Many dogs are looking for homes in Yorkshire. (Pic credit: Dogs Trust / SWNS)Many dogs are looking for homes in Yorkshire. (Pic credit: Dogs Trust / SWNS)
Many dogs are looking for homes in Yorkshire. (Pic credit: Dogs Trust / SWNS)
If you’re serious about adopting a dog, you can rescue a furry friend at any of these popular Yorkshire dog rescue centres.

Whether it’s a chihuahua, a fluffy Cockapoo or an adorable Dachshund, you can find many dogs in desperate need of a home across Yorkshire.

Could you be their forever home? Here are five of Yorkshire’s adoption centres for dogs.

Dogs Trust Leeds

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At the heart of Leeds you can find a rehoming centre that takes in a variety of dog breeds.

Dogs Trust Leeds’ most recent arrival is a short hair chihuahua called Biggie who was found abandoned in Roundhay.

Underweight with an eye infection, the tiny dog was rescued and cared for by Dogs Trust and is now ready to find a forever family.

Dogs Trust also accommodates a Boxer called Dottie, a Mastiff called Charlie and a Lurcher called Copper to name a few.

Best Life Dog Rescue, Doncaster

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During the pandemic in 2020, this centre found loving homes for over 100 dogs.

Founded in the early 1990s, Best Life Dog Rescue believes that every dog deserves a chance at a happy life and has rehomed almost 1,000 dogs that would otherwise have been euthanised.

The centre currently has a four-year-old Collie/Springer cross called Koda who is timid and shy but very friendly, a nine-month-old Shepherd/Retriever cross called Orso who is great with people, and Wally, a two to three year old Dachshund with a sociable personality.

Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue, Cleckheaton

Inspired by their mutual love of animals, the Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue is made up of volunteers who dedicate themselves to finding good homes for their dogs.

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All dogs are vaccinated, micro chipped, flead, wormed, and neutered before they are rehomed.

One of their guests is 15-month-old Cockapoo, Ted, who needs an experienced home with a family who know how to treat him.

Visit: Good Life Dog Rescue, Rotherham

Founded over eight years ago, this charity’s volunteers are passionate about the health and welfare of their dogs.

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They have dedicated all of their time to helping stray and abandoned dogs in Yorkshire.

The charity accommodates a gorgeous eight-year-old Senior American Bull Dog, Bella, who needs a home filled with love and cuddles.

The volunteers have also rescued four to five year old Collie/Lab crossbreed, Dixie, and two Staffies, Wizz and Mia, aged three and two respectively.

Visit: West Yorkshire Dog Rescue, Sheffield

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WYDR rehomes 250 dogs every year and operates on a volunteer basis. It is dedicated to helping dogs find suitable homes.

There are currently four cute pooches who need loving homes at WYDR including three-year-old poodle, Hugo, and Maltese/Lhasa Apso crossbreed, Caddy.