Friday, 15 August 2014

A Little More About Us

If you’ve only just found us on Twitter, or are reading our Blog for the first time, then you may like to know more about who we are and why we do what we do.

The Dog Welfare Network was created by the founders of Lucky Tales: Dog Rescue Without Borders, a UK-based not-for-profit organisation that rescues dogs from Italy and Greece. We are a very small organisation, dedicated to the improvement of animal welfare across Europe and, indeed, the world, giving our time and effort on a completely voluntary basis.

Based in Kent, we have helped to re-home many dogs from European rescue centres, finding them caring families and individuals in the UK. We oversee the dogs' journey to this country and are in contact with relevant rescue centres across Europe.

However, it came to our notice, that in many countries, dog rescue charities and organisations were operating with minimal resources and were often unknown. In some cases shelters were running in close proximity to one another, striving for the same aims, yet unaware of one another, missing out on a great opportunity to pool resources.

We therefore decided to create a single website bringing together dog rescue organisations around the UK and all of Europe, highlighting their needs and bringing them to the attention of the general public and one another.

All the shelters that we feature are in need of your support, whether it be monetary, through donations of food and equipment or by practical help in the form of dog walking or fostering.

In addition to their needs, as an organisation, we are looking for further sponsorship in order to increase the support that we can give all the wonderful individuals and organisations that are doing so much to help the many stray dogs that are suffering on a daily basis.

What can you do to help?

Please visit our website to learn more.
We would value your feedback via about any shelters that you visit, so that we can add up-to-date information and ensure that shelters that are exhibiting bad practice are not being featured on our website.

Thank you for your time and support.