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About us


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

Our annual report is our opportunity to show supporters and the general public our progress over the past year and to outline our future plans.

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.