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Welcome to the official website of

Forest Dog Rescue!

We are a small charity based in Worcestershire. 100% reliant on donations, all funds are used to provide for the dogs in our care. We provide much needed care and a safe haven to unwanted, abandoned and mistreated dogs from across the Midlands. Please join us in safeguarding their future!  We hope you enjoy browsing our website, whether you're looking for a dog to join your family, or you simply want to keep up with the great stories of dogs who have been re-homed or just to read about all our other charitable activities,

 thank you for joining us.

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Coming up in May 2016...

Sunday 1st May

"Car Boot" 

Green Gap Kennels, DY14 9DX

9am Booters 

!0am Buyers

Finish 1pm 

Also coming soon

Annual Charity Auction

Thursday 19th May 2016

Gainsborough House Hotel, Kidderminster, DY11 6BS

6.00pm Viewing

7.30pm Start

Join us for an enjoyable evening and bid on over 90 fantastic lots, all kindly donated to raise money for Forest Dog Rescue.

This year we are making some lots available in advance of the event so if you would like to make an online bid click the button below to view the items.

£1.00 admission will be charged on the door which includes a ticket for our raffle which will be drawn after the auction.  Please note that we can only accept cash bids on the night of the event.

Auction items include:

For more information please contact Wendy Squires on:

Tel: 01299 823621





ALEXI - Approx 2 Years, Crossbreed, Bitch

ROXY- Approx 6 Months, Crossbreed, Bitch

DREAM- Approx 2 Years,Greyhound, Bitch

ERNIE- Approx 6 Years, Crossbreed, Dog

LILT- Approx 2 Years, Lurcher, Dog

LOTTIE- Approx 4 Years, SBT, Bitch

To find out more about these dogs or the other dogs currently looking for their forever home please visit their page on MEET THE DOGS!


News & Updates - Please click here to view latest updates!





Dog of



Thank you Hogarths - Fun Dog Day

Many thanks to everyone especially all our dedicated volunteers along with the people mentioned below - Anita, Tony and Ellis who all work so hard, they turn out regardless and to all who raised funds in their own way on behalf Forest Dig Rescue 

What a lovely day yesterday was and what a great turn out, so many lovely dogs. A big Thank you to Hogarths Stone Manor for Hosting the show in Aid of Forest Dog Rescue and to the many people that helped to make this show a success, Bliss Gate Dog Training, Neil and Sue with the Agility, and Aaron Foley for the Dog I.Q Test and helping with the Judging, Ann-Marie on registering and not forgetting my daughter Rebecca Griggs who puts her heart and soul into every show. Events like this raise valuable funds for the rescue, so a big Thank You to all that came along today and for your support

To Morrison's in Kidderminster and to their kind customers for an amazing donation of food for our boys and girls, it will be enjoyed by many - thank you all for your kindness.  

Wow! a huge thank you to "Wythall Animal Sanctuary" for an amazing selection of dontated food! thank you to all who donated too! :-)

To "Support Adoption for Pets"

We would like to offer our sincere thanks to the kindness of "Support Adoption For Pets"

"Support Adoption For Pets" is a charity with a single, passionate aim and that is to provide a financial lifeline to help secure the future of vulnerable pets in need.

They work extremely hard to raise funds and with the help from the people like yourselves, they then kindly donate financial support to help rescue centres continue to help those who cannot help themselves.

We were recently presented with £547.86p from this amazing charity who do so much for so many.From the very heart of Forest Dog Rescue and all animal rescues, we would like to say a huge thank you to "Support Adoption For Pets" for their dedication, hard work and kindness and also to all who support them on their mission, thank you each and everyone and so well done :-)


Why not visit our charity shops where you can buy quality items at bargain prices and you'll be supporting Forest Dog Rescue at the same time! 

We now have wristbands and car stickers too.

Oxford Street,  Kidderminster 

High Street, Ludlow

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This striking lad originally came into us as a stray so sadly we have no history on him. We however did re-home Blade in 2014 but unfortunately he and the other dog in the home fell out when it came to feeding in close proximity together. We then re-homed him again in May 2015 but he was brought back again as he pulled on the lead too much for the lady and one day whilst out walking he ran off almost across a busy road-the only thing that stopped him was a tasty half- eaten bag of chips on the path!

Blade is very people friendly, just loves a good fuss. He loves going on walks, he goes out with all of of volunteers as he walks immaculately on a Halti headcollar - he usually has people requesting to walk him because he's so well behaved. 

He knows his basic commands like 'sit', 'bed' and will even give you his paw. One of our volunteer walkers who takes Blade out to the forest has even taught him to take treats gently out of your hand and take treats and chews back off him out of his mouth on command. 

He has been let off in our field where he like to have a good bomb round but will always come back for a tasty treat!! He walks around with other dogs here at the kennels and is always very well behaved, he used to love walking with his best friend Sapphire before she was rehomed.

Blade enjoys going out in the car, he loves to travel by your side or spread out on the back seat, he was even taken out in the car by Mary who praised him very highly.

 Although he has lived with another dog, the food issues could be a problem if he were to be rehomed another dog, so it would be in his best interests to go as an only dog. If prospective new owners are experienced and willing to work with Blades food issues, feeding dogs separate etc, we would be prepared to home him with another dog.

Blade would make someone a great companion!

No cats and no children young children. . 

If you think you can offer Blade the home he so deserves, please contact the kennels on

01299 269 181

Thank you!



Find out how some of our dogs are getting on in their new forever homes.  New pics and stories added to their Second chances page.

Update from Enya

Update from Nancy aka Vimto

Update from Shadow

If you have adopted one of our rescue dogs we would love to hear from you - please send your stories and pictures to