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Links to Useful Websites


This national charity specialises in rescuing animals, animal welfare & preventing animal cruelty. Local RSPCA Barrow & Furness Branch Tel: 01229 824583

Animal Welfare (Furness)

A local charity that helps all animals in the Barrow and Ulverston areas. Tel: 01229 836955

Blue Cross

This charity is dedicated to finding homes for unwanted dogs, cats and small pets across the UK

Dogs Trust 

The UK's largest dog welfare charity, outreach programs, education, information, dogs for rehoming, legislation and campaigning.

Border Collie Rescue

Works to rescue & rehome Border Collies and Sheep Dogs and promote a better understanding of these breeds' welfare

International Cat Care

Comprehensive cat care advice for happy, healthy cats

Diabetic Pets

For the successful management of diabetes in cats and dogs

Pet Plan

Pet Insurance Cover for your Dog, Cat & Rabbit

The British Rabbit Council

The official website for rabbit breeders

Rabbit Welfare Association & Fund

Working to improve the lives of domestic rabbits across the UK through education and communication they provide a comprehensive, downloadable guide to rabbit care

Cottontails Rescue

Useful information and tips on how to keep your rabbit or guinea pig healthy and happy, as well as details of animals available for adoption.

The Ralph Site Pet Loss Support

The Ralph site is a not-for-profit website that provides support to pet owners around the loss of a beloved companion. Resources that you might find helpful include:

Animal Welfare Foundation

Just click on a topic to download pet care advice for a wide range of pets, all advice is written by vets including topics such as 'Pets and Poisons,' 'Happy Pets', 'Pet Travel' and 'Saying Goodbye'

Dental Care for Dogs & Cats Some Useful Articles :

Antler Dog Chews  - an update after a surge of fractured teeth

Safety of Toys for Dogs from a Dental Perspective

Spot the Signs of Dental Disease