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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

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...

Cat - Aloe
We have had a wonderful update from the delighted owners of Aloe, who they adopted in 2020 from our Berkshire centre."Dear team at Berkshire NAWT,We first met Aloe (then called Aloh) over a year ago in May 2020, just weeks after we had unfortunately lost one of our little girl cats to cancer.

Dog - Zeus
We have had a lovely update from the happy owners of Zeus, who they adopted in 2020 from our Hertfordshire centre."We've had him just over a year. Right off the bat, he made himself at home. He loves other dogs when he’s off the lead.He loves any body of water outside, but not the bath! He gets...

NAWT rescue dog Bambam
An unconventional rescue dog helped give his elderly owner another two years of life, the man's daughter believes.Roberta Levene knew it would be difficult to find a replacement for her 96-year-old father-in-law Reuben's much-loved spaniel, Teddy.Several calls to various rescue centres came to...

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