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Success Stories

Ask anyone who works or volunteers at the National Animal Welfare Trust and they will tell you the best part is when an animal in need leaves one of our centres to enjoy a new life in a loving home.

You can read some of our stories here and if you feel inspired to help us in our work, then there are many ways you can help.


Have a success story you would like to share? 

Email an update and photos of an animal you've rehomed from NAWT to headoffice@nawt.org.uk

Welcoming Carlos to the centreHere at the National Animal Welfare Trust, we love nothing more than a happy ending so when young Carlos came into our Hertfordshire branch in September 2021 it was the start of a new challenge. Carlos came to us after his owner sadly passed away, so we set out to find...

Badger and Bam Bam
Badger and Bam Bam (formerly Crumpet and Waffle) came to us in November 2021 because their owners were moving house and couldn't keep them. They're a very sweet pair but like most guinea pigs, they were quite shy when they came to us.They have now found their forever family, who recently sent us...

Darwin and Snoopy Guinea Pigs
Darwin and Snoopy (formerly Dexter and Snowflake) came to us in December 2021 when their owners could no longer look after them.They had lived in a few different homes in the past and unfortunately, they had suffered some bad experiences, so they were very nervous.Even though they were only here...

Many of the dogs that come into our care here at the NAWT are more senior in their years and it can put off some prospective owners.Thankfully, this wasn’t the case for Jessica who adopted 9 year old staffie Blue from our Hertfordshire centre in 2016.  Unfortunately Blue crossed the rainbow bridge...

Pictured is William a beautiful boxer who was approximately three and a half years old when he was found as a stray and brought into the centre.William did not have a great start in life, he had very little boundries and wasnt a fan of people... especially men.With help from the NAWT animal care...

Kevin and His Owner
I lost my previous dog in January 2019 to bone cancer and because it was too painful to say goodbye, I decided I didn’t want to have another pet.  I dropped off my old dog’s toys, blankets and some food to NAWT Hertfordshire centre at the end of January and that’s when I first saw Kevin who had...

We have a heartwarming update from the happy owner of Mini who adopted her two years ago from our Somerset centre.Mini was born blind and was scared of everything, it took her three months to build up the confidence explore her new forever home.After 6 months Mini had fully settled into her new...

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