Here are just some of our dogs who are desperate for loving permanent homes... Dogs featured on our pages are predominately stray and abandonded dogs, let go by their owners for whatever reason. Young, old, weak, strong, we see them all. They have one thing in common, they all deserve a second chance of a happy home, a warm bed, enough food and responsible owners who will cherish them for the rest of their lives.
All our dogs are vet checked before going to their new homes and are microchipped.
Veterinary care can be very expensive, we strongly recommend that you take out an insurance policy to cover your new pet. We have a firm rule that all dogs re-homed by us are neutered.
For details of dogs arriving, and more information on the dogs, please click 'Forum', on the menu on the left hand side. Some dogs may be marked as 'Reserved', but this doesn't automatically mean they will be placed, so always best to show interest on the forum.
We require a home check/vets reference prior to rehoming the dog and an adoption fee is requested.
FLORENCE - RESERVED 6 MARCH 2014
Florence is an ex racing greyhound, from her tattoo we have been able to find out some information about her. Born in Ireland in 2008, she was raced in the UK until being retired in 2010. A vet microchipped her in Durham the same year but no owners details were registered and 4 years later she turns up as a stray in rural Herefordshire.
Sadly there are many ex racers looking for homes, once their careers are over they are unwanted and turned out to fend for themselves.
We don't know what Rebecca's story is over the last few years but she is safe now. She is such a gentle dog, very loving and will make a wonderful companion.
If you can offer Florence a home, please phone the kennels between 11 and 3 on 01568 760033 or email HWAR.email@example.com putting "FLORENCE greyhound" in your subject and we will send you an application form.
Shyla is looking for an experienced home. She does not seem to have had the best start in life and has been in the HWAR kennels for a few weeks, being assessed. Initially, she formed a strong bond with our kennel manager and has since been able to relax and learn to cope with kennel life/visitors in her own time.
Shyla is now very happy and affectionate with people she knows and thoroughly enjoys going out and about for walks. It has been a real pleasure to see her develop into the funny, sometimes cheeky girl that she really is.
Anyone interested in rehoming Shyla would need to spend time letting her get to know them before any decisions could be made. Shyla is very wary of people she doesn't know or situations she is not familiar with. Once she knows someone well, she might want to protect them as well as herself if she feels threatened.
We do not know if Shyla could live with another dog, she would probably be best in a home without cats and would definitely not be considered for a home with children.
In the right home, Shyla will be a loyal, affectionate companion. She has come a long way in the past few weeks and it is now felt that the next step is to find her a forever home where she can continue to flourish. If you feel this is something you can help with, please contact our Kennel Manager, Annie, will be more than happy to tell you all about Shyla and perhaps arrange a visit.
If you would like to meet her please give us a call on 01568 760033 or email us at HWAR.firstname.lastname@example.org putting "SHYLA Sharpei x" in your subject and we will send you an application form.
He was originally with HWAR as one of a litter of pups rehomed last spring. Unfortunately, his family returned him just after New Year as they felt that he was too much for their other dog.
Kane is a large and absolutely stunning dog but still a baby at heart. Despite being neutered some months ago, adolescence is inevitable and he is going to need training and firm handling to ensure his respect.
Whether because of his breeding or experiences, Kane is fearful of unknown people and situations. He would generally prefer to run away but will react defensively if he feels cornered. When he respects someone, this behaviour can be prevented or managed appropriately – even by relatively small women!
Kane is now enjoying his walks but was initially terrified of traffic when he returned to HWAR. Now he just likes to look at large or noisy vehicles before they pass, particularly if they are approaching from behind.
Kane has spent a few weeks being assessed in the HWAR kennels, it is now felt that the next step is for him to find a forever home. With people he knows and likes, he is a big softie - very affectionate and quite a clown. He has gradually made friends with a small circle of people who he now considers his family and is content with his current lifestyle. He would be happy if put in a kennel (with a run) when left alone and then in the house when with company.
If you would like to meet him please give us a call on 01568 760033 or email us at HWAR.email@example.com putting "KANE Malamute x" in your subject and we will send you an application form.
Norman, a 3-4 year old male crossbreed came to us via the stray pound last week.
He has settled into kennels and is showing the affectionate side to his nature. He is not as wary as he was when he first arrived and is more than pleased to be approached for a little chat and a stroke of those ears! He seems happy to be handled and seems to have the makings of a good dog. More on Norman as we get to know him.
If you can offer Norman a home, please phone the kennels on 01568 760033 or email HWAR.firstname.lastname@example.org putting "Norman crossbreed" in your subject.
Amber was found as a stray in Hereford over the Christmas period, she spent her week in the stray kennels, no-one came forward to claim her.
She joined us at Meadowbank 10 January and so far she has proved to be a delightful little dog. We are not sure of her age, perhaps around 4 years or so. She looks to have been bred from on more than one occasion.
One of our volunteers writes ..."I really do not understand why this sweet little girl is still waiting for a home. She has a lovely, endearing way of wriggling up to you, and straight into your heart !! Amber is very affectionate, wonderfully easy to walk she will make a loving companion."
If you would like to meet Amber, please give us a call on 01568 760033 or email us at HWAR.email@example.com putting "AMBER Staffie x" in your subject.
Charlie has been in foster care for some time now and we are very surprised that he hasn't been rehomed.
This is what his foster mum has to say about him..."He is a very loving boy who loves to lie in the same room as you snoozing. He enjoys playing with toys, does came back when called, walks quite nicely on the lead. Can be fine with some dogs. Charlie is scared of small people so a home on his own he would love the best. No cats, horses or hens. Are you his forever home?"
If you would like to meet Charlie please give the kennels a call on 01568 760033 or email us at HWAR.firstname.lastname@example.org and we will put you in touch with his foster mum Angela.
Paco has enjoyed a lovely life for the last 3 years. He was the spoilt baby of a Polish lady. Unfortunately, a couple of months ago, she needed to return back to her country, leaving little Paco behind. He went into a foster home where he is currently enjoying being spoilt again and is doing really well.
Paco is a super little dog, bright, inquisitive, happy and funny. He does have his little terrier foibles, barks at strangers, noisy when travelling, although loves jumping into the car, insists on sleeping on your bed!!! - typical feisty terrier.
He needs an experienced home, an active outdoor type of lifestyle suited to a young terrierist!!, but still with a lap to snuggle on at the end of the day.
Anyone got a Paco shaped hole in their heart?
Call us if you would like to meet him 01568 760033 between 11 and 3 or email email@example.com putting "PACO Terrier" in your subject.
Molly has not had an easy life. She came into kennels with Lexi, but after much soul searching it was decided that they stood more of a chance of a better life if rehomed separately and indeed Lexi has found her forever home. But poor Molly is still with us.
Molly is a strong girl but walks very well on a halti and she loves to be out and about. She is very affectionate, craving the attention which had been so lacking in her life. Molly would so love a home to call her own,she has never had one, it's time she did
If you can offer Molly a home, please phone the kennels between 11 and 3 on 01568 760033 or email HWAR.firstname.lastname@example.org putting "MOLLY" in your subject.
Sparky has been on our books since April, sadly there hasn't been very much interest in him. Initially homed by us 4 years ago, his owners circumstances have changed and they need to find Sparky a new home.
He is a very loving dog, who enjoys being out and about, likes travelling in the car and can be left for a few hours without problems.
Sparky is a big strong dog who needs an owner used to large breed dogs. A home without small children would be best for Sparky, children of teenage years would be fine, in fact he would enjoy their company.
Please email us at HWAR.email@example.com if you would like to meet him and we can make the necessary arrangements.
Sparky is a family pet and we would not home him as a 'guard' dog.
Dear Hattie, such a lovely girl - a firm favourite with everyone who meets her. She has been with us a while now , still waiting for a loving home. At 6 years old, it would appear she has had a hard life. She has had several litters which would account for why she is not too keen on other dogs, she's had enough of that thank you.!!
Despite her past she is a loving and affectionate . She isn't high energy, in fact given that her joints cause her some discomfort, she doesn't need a lot of exercise, just gentle strolls. She is looking for companionship, a sofa and someone, perhaps retired, to love her.
Hattie dislikes cats and as mentioned not too keen on other dogs, but she is completely house trained and she is good with children.
If you feel you could offer Hattie a home and would like to meet her please give the kennels a call on 01568 760033 or email us at HWAR.firstname.lastname@example.org. A home check/vets reference would be carried out and a donation would apply.