NOTICE – Current animal adoption process;
Due to current Covid-19 restrictions and not being able to safely allow members of public on site as we normally would we have taken steps to change the way we are currently putting animals up for adoption.
We will not be putting profiles of most available animals on here or Facebook, though animals with special requirements will be put on Facebook in the hope of reaching many and finding a suitable home, instead we would ask that you complete the online application forms for a Dog or Cat here;
Once we receive your application we will match you to any available animals we currently have, if we don’t currently have a match we will keep you on file till we do.
Once we have a match for you we will get in touch and send over photos and a description of the dog or cat. If you feel they would make a loved member of your household you will be invited to book an appointment to view and properly meet the dog or cat and will be seen by an Animal Welfare Officer who will describe all traits and behaviours in full to you. This is done in a controlled manner in our sanitised visitor room, gloves, facemasks and social distancing must be adhered to.
If you would like to book the cat or dog after the meeting we will arrange a suitable home check. Proof of ID and a non refundable £50 deposit for dogs going on trial will need to be provided at this point.
You will then be able to book an appointment to pick up the dog or cat. Initially we are putting dogs on a 2 week trial basis to ensure all is well and the dog gets on well in your home before full adoption. If after the 2 week trial period has elapsed and there are no issues we will get in contact for you to fully sign up for the dog. If there are any initial issues we will fully assist you through these and help with anything you need regarding this.
We are also still taking animals into the rescue, again please submit the relevant form on the website to be put on our waiting list.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.
COVID-19 NOTICE – Please Read
F.A.I.T.H, HOPE AND CHARITY
F.A.I.T.H. is a progressive animal rescue centre, where animal welfare comes first. We believe that their mental health and well being are as important as their physical health.
Dogs are sociable animals so we have kennels where it is possible for the dogs to socialise and play together. You won’t see rows and rows of lonely stressed animals kennelled in isolation, as is often the case when visiting rescue centres, although we do have an isolation block for dogs awaiting health check clearance and veterinary treatment.
We also have a communal cat house which offers ‘home-from-home’ comforts with sofas, chairs, shelving with hidey holes and a large meshed run with climbing frame, a water feature and toys. We also have isolation cabins for those needing or preferring separate accommodation. These are state of the art enclosed in inclement weather and open sided when weather is fine. Cats are vaccinated not only against flu and enteritis, but also leukaemia.
We have a FULL neutering policy, puppies and kittens too young for neutering will return to be neutered at approximately 5 to 6 months.
All dogs and cats are wormed, vaccinated and micro chipped, and most leave with four weeks free pet insurance. Home checks are also carried out before anyone is allowed to adopt an animal.
We have a non-destruction policy, with exception to end suffering and then only on veterinary advice. No animal is “put to sleep” simply because it’s too old, too naughty or too difficult. If it’s age or behaviour make it impossible to re-home satisfactorily, then it will remain at F.A.I.T.H. for the rest of it’s life.
We came to visit Lassie, a 10 year old hound X, we were able to take her for a walk with our dog and my daughter, she’s amazing, a home visit was arranged for the same day and we collected Lassie the following day to bring back to her forever home. The staff were all friendly, we had a good chat with a few of them the first day we visited and the lady who did our home visit was also lovely. Thank you for the amazing work you do.
Visited FAITH back in April this year and was matched to Drake (now Leo), a 10 month old crossbreed. I initially wanted an older female but I think Leo was a better match in hindsight as we already had a young female dog. He’s undertaken a lot of behavioural training since we rehomed him and is making lots of progress with his anxiousness. He is a very well behaved, calm dog considering he is still only young. He is my canicross partner and we have a few races coming up in the new year
We took our gorgeous boy Toffee home from you, and he’s settling in beautifully such a wonderful little chap and so loved!! You all do such an amazing job, very friendly and helpful – thank you for all you do finding ‘forever homes’ and working so hard xxx
Caring for animals, nursing back to health, training and offering them a second chance in life. Informative and knowledgeable staff with voluntary support; dedication and loving from both! It’s the animals equivalent to ‘the moon on a stick’ often after sad circumstances or ill treatment.
Every donation counts however large or small…..I support them whole heartedly and will certainly raise awareness where I can.
Our new addition to the family unit is perfect; thanks again and thank you for being there for all those animals.
I went to Faith Rescue back in October 2006 to see if they had a little kitten for me to adopt, I ended up with 2, Mother and kitten of 8 weeks, Wendy and kitten they were called at the time as they were found in a wendy house, now named Holly and Josh, they are my absolute world and still going strong, I wouldn’t be without them, thank you so much to the Staff who were amazing, friendly and very caring towards the animals