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National Animal Welfare Trust is one of the UK’s top animal welfare charities operating five rehoming centres across the south of England. Whether you already own a pet or are looking for a new companion we’re there to help.

NAWT agility team member

Keep up to date with all that’s going on at the National Animal Welfare Trust.

From animal rescue stories to open days, we share it all here.

We were started by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection, becoming an independent charity in 1971. 

Dog and handler

Our trustees are responsible for making sure we spend every pound given to us as wisely as possible and ensure we provide the best possible animal care.