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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.

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2014 started very badly for poor Stanley. This frightened Staffordshire Bull Terrier was found tied to a park bench in the cold, pouring rain on January 6. The most shocking thing about poor Stan was his physical appearance – his body was bony and his muscles were wasting away due to malnutrition.

"Its now been 6 weeks since we took Toby home. He is a great dog, picks up new commands pretty easily - he loves having his chest rubbed and goes all dreamy then flops his head on your lap. Wakes up at 5.30 am and we let him out for a wee in the garden - then he goes back to bed for half and hour....

Paris the Staffordshire Bull Terrier arrived at our Hertfordshire centre having been found by the local dog warden abandoned in a hotel car park.

guinea pig
Two year old Ron was handed over to the National Animal Welfare Trust after the owner could no longer afford to look after him.

Lena Rabbit
This lionhead rabbit was brought in as a stray. Although in good condition, she preferred her own company to others.

Daisy and Penny are both Tortoiseshell kittens. Their mum Sundae was a stray and brought into the centre

Timid Zoe was one of a dozen cats handed over to the Trust from Pengersick Castle following the owner’s death.