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Hot Weather from a Dog’s Perspective

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Family Fest 24th & 25th July, The Meadows, Wimborne PLEASE NOTE CHANGED DOG SHOW TIMES

Waggy Tails are running a Dog Show as part of the Family Fest weekend, 24th& 25th July 2021. Details of the event are available on their website https://www.familyfestdorset.co.uk/

You must buy a ticket to the event, £1 in advance, as numbers are limited.

There are timed tickets 11am-3pm and 3pm-7pm

In view of this we are changing the times of the Dog Show and Fun Classes

Main Dog Show 1pm-3pm          Fun Classes 3-4pm

Dog show details are below:-

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We are now able to accept volunteer applications.  We are specifically looking for help with cabin cleaning, grooming and dog walking.  There is a copy of the application form on the downloads page under ABOUT on the website, or you can phone the office on 01202 875000 and request one.  We are asking that new volunteers have had their Covid vaccinations.…read more

Turbary Road Shop is now open

Turbary Road shop has reopened

We accept donations between 9.30am and 11am daily, subject to space

Please come and support us, we have lots of new stock – lots of bargains – clothes from £1 per item and special bargains at 50p an item. Beautiful linen and lots and lots of dog and cat food, dog beds, blankets, bowls, new leads and collars, toys, etc.
Thank you to everyone who has supported us this week, it has been really good to see our customers back.  Please be patient with your donations, we need to make some space for them, so keep spending!

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How to keep your dog safe

Click on the link below to see how Dogs are being stolen and advice on how to avoid this happening to you:-

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COVID-19 Monthly Dog Presentation update

The safety and well being of our staff, volunteers  and  friends  is  most important  in  these  difficult  times.


The monthly Dog Presentations at West Parley Memorial Hall are still cancelled due to Covid-19.

If you have submitted an application we will be in contact, but please be patient.



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Parkstone Shop – Now CLOSED

Parkstone Shop 

Thank you to all our loyal customers.  We have had some good times but recently the shop has seen a downturn in sales and the Covid-19 pandemic has obviously not helped, hence the decision we have made.  Talking with the staff we came up with a few new initiatives and tried these until the end of the year.  Unfortunately these ideas were not enough to show that there was a future for the shop so sadly we have closed permanently.  As we head into the New Year in tier 4 we can only hope that our Turbary Road, Ferndown shop remains viable.…read more


We can only take donations of dog food and dog items at the Sanctuary in Magna Road, not general donations.

Our Turbary Road shop will reopen on 12th April


 Our Parkstone shop is permanently closed

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Thank you to everyone who has offered to help by fostering a dog for us.  We have had so many responses that we are no longer looking for any more fosterers.…read more

EASYFUNDRAISING – online shopping

If you’re not supporting Waggy Tails Rescue yet on #easyfundraising please get involved! You can shop online with over 4,000 retailers and raise free donations for us at the same time! Sign up now: https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/waggytailsrescue/?invite=9NDN6C&referral-campaign=c2sread more