UK Rescue/Adoption Info

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Post   » Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:13 pm


The following information is provided for those looking to give guinea pigs a loving home and to promote adoption from rehoming/rescue centres throughout the UK instead of buying from pet shops or breeders.

It is worth remembering before taking on an animal that the RSPCA and Scottish SPCA are opposed to the keeping of animals by those who do not have the time, facilities, financial means or level of interest necessary to ensure a satisfactory standard of care for their animal.

The following list gives the contact details on individual centres and links to their websites to make your search a little easier.

These centres are all up-to-date and most have many guinea pigs looking for a loving, long-term home. Other guinea pig rescue/adoption organisations can be included if they wish.

Vet information and recommendations were also provided and included in the separate thread on UK veterinary information.

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Post   » Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:19 pm


SCOTLAND

NORTH EAST
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P.A.W.S.S. (Pet & Animal Welfare Support Service)
Aberdeen,
Scotland
Contact: Suzanne
Email: pawss.rescue@gmail.com
Website: www.pawss.org.uk
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CENTRAL
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The only dedicated guinea pig rescue in Scotland
Thistle Cavies Rescue, Rehoming and Sanctuary
Perth,
Scotland
Contact: Wendi
Email: thistlecavies@supanet.com
Website: www.thistlecaviesrescue.com
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Or visit www.scottishspca.org
Look under ANIMAL WELFARE CENTRES to find you nearest branch that may be able to help.

[Removed P.A.W.S.S. phone contact on request -- Lynx]

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Post   » Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:30 pm


ENGLAND

NORTH WEST
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Lymm Guinea Pig Rescue
14 Newfield Court
Lymm
CHESHIRE
WA13 9QU
Tel: +447812 494 026
Contact: Rachel Meakin
Email: rachelmeakin@btinternet.com
Website: www.lymmguineapigrescue.co.uk
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Tameside Rabbit & Guinea Pig Rescue
Manchester area
Tel: 0773 883 1872
Contact: Elaine Padley
Email: office@tamesiderabbitandguineapigrescue.info
Website: www.tamesiderabbitandguineapigrescue.info
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MIDLANDS
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Hopper Haven and LittleFoot Sanctuary
Redditch Rabbit and Guinea Pig Rescue
557 Evesham Road
Crabbs Cross
Redditch
WORCESTERSHIRE
B97 5JP
Website: www.hopperhaven.org.uk
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EAST
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Sprowston Guinea Pig Rescue
6 Birch Court
Sprowston
Norwich
NORFOLK
NR7 8LJ
Tel: 01603 415429
Contact: Cheryl
Email: cheryl@sprowstonguineapigrescue.co.uk
Website: www.sprowstonguineapigrescue.co.uk

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Post   » Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:46 pm


SOUTH
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Animal Lifeline
39 Alberta Road
Sutton
SURREY
SM1 2LF
Tel: 0208 274 0034 (8am - 8pm)
Contact: Pat Brine
Email: animallifeline@brinewalton.freeserve.co.uk
Website: www.animal-lifeline.co.uk
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Bobtails Rabbit and Guinea Pig Rescue
44 Arundel Avenue
East Ewell
SURREY
KT17 2RG
Tel: 020 8393 2016
Contact: Jim and Delia Cordell
Email: Bobtailsrescue@aol.com
Website: www.bobtailsrescue.org.uk
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Reading Guinea Pig Rescue
Reading (and Oxon border)
Contact: Karen Lecras
Email: karen@readingguineapigrescue.co.uk
Website: www.readingguineapigrescue.co.uk
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Surrey, Middlesex and SW London
ANIMAL RESCUE AND CARE (ARC)
PO Box 46
Twickenham
MIDDLESEX
TW1 1WG
Tel: 020 8607 9902
Email: arc@animalrescueandcare.org.uk
Website: www.animalrescueandcare.org.uk

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Post   » Mon Apr 09, 2007 4:48 pm


WALES

SOUTH
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The Rescue Range
Newport
GWENT
Tel: 01633 680 684
Contact: Wendy Powell
Email: rescuerange@yahoo.co.uk
Website: http://www.freewebs.com/rescuerange/readyforadoption.htm

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Post   » Mon Apr 09, 2007 8:31 pm


A link back to this thread can also be found in the guide:

www.guinealynx.info/rescue_organizations_uk.html

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Post   » Sun Jul 15, 2007 6:20 pm


NORTHERN IRELAND
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MID-ANTRIM ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Greystone Road
Hurtletoot
COUNTY ANTRIM
BT41 2QN
Tel: 02894 463993
Email: contact@midantrimanimalsanctuary.org
Website: www.midantrimanimalsanctuary.org
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7th HEAVEN ANIMAL RESCUE TRUST

PO Box 198, Newtownabbey
Nortnern Ireland
BT36 9BP

[Address correction by email, 3/16/2014 - Lynx]

Email: animalrescuetrust@hotmail.com
Website: www.7thheaven.org.uk
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ANIMAL REHOMING FOUNDATION
10 Upper Road
Greenisland
Carrickfergus
COUNTY ANTRIM
BT38 8RL
Tel: 028 9036 4921
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CROSSKENNAN LANE ANIMAL SANCTUARY
26 Crosskennan Lane
Ballynoe
COUNTY ANTRIM
BT41 2QY
Tel: 028 94 465384
Email: crosskennan@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.crosskennanlane.org.uk

Although this sanctuary mainly takes in horses and ponies, they do take in dogs and won't turn away any animal, they may help you get in touch with people who may have guinea pigs for rehoming.
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ASSISI ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Bangor Road
Conlig
COUNTY DOWN
BT23 7PU
Tel: (028) 9181 2622
Email: assisi.conlig@dnet.co.uk
Website: www.assisi.dnet.co.uk

Conlig is only about 20-25 mins drive from Belfast, near Newtownards.
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You can also try the USPCA who may also direct you to people with guinea pigs for rehoming.

The Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Email: enquiries@uspca.co.uk
Website: www.uspca.co.uk

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Graid

Post   » Thu May 09, 2013 6:46 pm


Since Thistle Cavies is now sadly closed, I thought it would be good to add the only other Scottish rescue I've had experience with. It's not dedicated to guinea pigs and rehomes rabbits and hamsters. This is the place I got Smee from, and also where Squee and Smee boarded when I was on holiday.

Central Scotland-

The Hutches- rabbit, hamster and guinea pig rescue and boarding
Pitnacree House
Johnshill Road
Alyth (Perthshire)
PH11 8DX
Contact Joanne- 07821 400524
Email: j-lockley@sky.com
website: http://www.hop2hutchesrescue.org.uk/

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Lynx
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Post   » Fri May 10, 2013 11:17 am


Do you think they'd like to be listed on the rescue pages?

http://www.guinealynx.info/rescue_organizations_uk.html

I am guessing this page is out of date and lots of links/contacts are dead. Don't know if anyone in the UK would like to check out the links and make other suggestions but that would be great.

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MrsSuzy

Post   » Sat May 11, 2013 11:46 am


Hi, I'm in UK so don't mind having a look at the link and suggest new rescues to add, if that's ok? It might take a couple of days though.

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Jessie
Supporter in '13

Post   » Sat May 11, 2013 1:18 pm


I was given this link by my local rescue when trying to locate a rescue for someone down south https://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?msid=209994852075231951564.0004b8fd9391b4257d8eb&msa=0

It's a map of Piggy Bank UK approved rescues. Very handy when looking further afield.

I've also asked my local rescue if they'd like to be listed. I thought it polite to ask first.

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Lynx
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Post   » Sat May 11, 2013 2:18 pm


Ideally the rescues would write me themselves with updates and/or requests to be listed. You could perhaps point them to that page after you check out what links are still working?

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MrsSuzy

Post   » Sat May 11, 2013 3:17 pm


Yes of course. I'll have a look to see what's up to date and what's not and let the rescues know :)

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Wle312
Guinea Supporter '11

Post   » Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:52 am


Just an add, North East Guinea Pig rescue in South Shields:

http://www.northeastguineapigrescue.co.uk/Contact/

I rescued Barney from here and she does excellent rescue and re-homing work.

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