About Us

We are Dog Watch UK, a dog rescue operating across the West Midlands
Charity no 1118841

We are a small rescue who registered as a charity in 2006. We depend entirely on voluntary donations, subscriptions and fundraising.

Our rescue was started because one of our trustee’s dogs, Henry, was stolen and it wasn’t until she looked into the whole miserable business of dog rescue, that she realised that the situation was so bad across the UK.

We have a small team of around 30 excellent compassionate volunteers (more always welcome!), who get involved in everything from transporting dogs across the country, to fostering in their own homes, to vet runs, home checks and helping at fundraising events.

You will see by our pages that we help any dog that needs help, we don’t discriminate and we do our best to help all dogs.

We don’t have our own centre, we use two excellent private boarding kennels and we have many foster homes where our dogs are kept safe until we can find permanent homes or other sanctuary’s for them to go to.

Many of the dogs we help are dogs on death row waiting in dogs homes and pounds for a last minute reprieve. These are often young, healthy dogs who fit straight into family life.

We help other rescues by fundraising for them, offering temporary kennelling to them and transporting their dogs across the country.

Betsy was helped by Dog Watch UKBETSY:
Betsy didn’t make it onto our website – we saved her from death and secured her a place in a Staffy rescue. They found the lovely girl a home before she even got to them! Delivered safe and sound by one of our volunteers.

We also work closely with Ibizan Hound Rescue and Paws Patas who are based in Almeria Spain, where there is a real problem with abandoned and mistreated dogs. We look after some of their dogs in foster homes when they arrive in the UK, whilst we look for new homes them on their behalf.

We are constantly fundraising in the West Midlands area and have many fun events throughout the year to give people the opportunity to support us and bring their dog!

Bobby a Jack Russell Terrier rescue dog for adoption in the Midlands

This is Bobby, safe in a Dog Watch foster home

Bobby a rescue dog saved by Dog Watch UK

This is Bobby a few days before waiting to be put to sleep

Dexter a rescue dog re homed by Dog Watch UK

Dexter relaxing in his new home







Scamp a cute rescue dog rehomed by Dog Watch UK

Scamp too cute to be homeless!