Dog theft, unfortunately, is a prevalent issue that often goes unnoticed until it strikes close to home. Dog Theft Awareness Day brings attention to the rising incidence and aims to educate and empower communities to protect their pets from falling victim to theft. It’s also about […]
As pet owners, ensuring the safety and well-being of our furry companions is a top priority. When storms roll in such as the most recent storm Isha, it’s essential to have a plan in place to protect your pets from the potential dangers that come with […]
As we usher in a new year, many of us are seeking fresh and meaningful resolutions to enrich our lives and the world around us. If you’re an animal lover with a compassionate heart, consider making 2024 the year you become an animal fosterer. Opening your […]
As Christmas approaches, it’s time to ensure that every member of the family, including your beloved canine companion, has their fair share of holiday cheer. Stockings aren’t just for humans – your furry friend deserves a stocking filled with tail-wagging delights! From tasty treats to playful […]
Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exciting and rewarding experience, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges. Puppy training is a crucial step in fostering a positive relationship between you and your furry friend. Establishing good habits early on can […]
The holiday season is a time of joy, love, and traditions. As we decorate our homes, exchange gifts, and indulge in festive treats, it’s only natural to want to include our beloved pets in the celebration. One delightful way to do so is through the growing […]
With Winter fast approaching, the frosty weather brings challenges for dog owners and walkers. While your furry friend might be enthusiastic about walks regardless of the temperature, it’s crucial to take precautions to keep both you and your pet safe and comfortable during the cold months. […]
In the evolving landscape of modern work culture, the concept of working from home has become a norm for many individuals. One of the delightful features of this shift is the opportunity to share our workspace with our beloved pets. While integrating our furry friends into […]
Last week, we covered some spooky (but adorable) costumes for all the feline owners, from vampires to lions, but here at Saving Strays Animal Rescue, we take care of all types of animals, meaning we cannot leave out our canine companions this Halloween. This blog is […]
The spooky holiday is coming soon! This is a great time to have a bit of fun and dress up the whole family, but why should you leave your feline friends out of the occasion? Here at Saving Strays Animal Rescue, we have found four fearfully […]
Recently, Saving Strays Animal Rescue has taken in a litter of puppies! Nine to be exact, and we are looking to provide these fur babies with a loving family and home. These puppies will soon be ready for adoption! They are little bundles of excitement and […]
The decision to bring a pet into your life is undoubtedly one filled with excitement and anticipation. As you embark on this journey, one crucial choice lies ahead: should you adopt an animal from a shelter or rescue organization, or should you buy one from a […]
Bringing a new puppy into your home is an exciting and heartwarming experience. However, raising a well-behaved dog requires patience, consistency, and early intervention when it comes to certain behaviours. To ensure your puppy grows into a good dog, it’s essential to address these five common […]
Communities thrive on connections, and what better way to bring people together than through their beloved pets? Hosting a pet-friendly event can create a unique and inclusive atmosphere that brings together pets and pet owners alike. Whether it’s a park picnic, a charity walk, or a […]
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation, or an unexpected event, finding a reliable and caring pet sitter is crucial. A pet sitter is not just someone who feeds your pet; they are responsible for your pet’s well-being and happiness in your absence. Here are some key factors to […]
On Sunday 23 July, Saving Stray Animal Rescue Volunteers were on hand at Heaton Cricket Club in Bolton for a local fundraiser.  The day was a great success with numerous businesses generously giving up their time and products to help support our charity and raise money […]
As a cat owner, one of the most responsible decisions you can make for your feline companion’s health and welfare is to have them neutered. Neutering, also known as spaying or castration, is a common surgical procedure that involves removing the reproductive organs of your cat. […]
Here at Saving Strays Animal Rescue, we care about your animal’s health, however, that is not the only important issue in your pet’s life, entertainment and fun allow your animal to live a happy life and let their personality and character shine. To help with this […]
As we are now well into Summer it is important to recognise that we are not the only ones that complain about the heat, our animals do too. Leaving a dog in a hot car, even for a short period, is an act of negligence that […]
When it comes to our canine companions, their health and well-being are of utmost importance, which is why here at Saving Strays Animal Rescue we believe that spreading knowledge of potential hazards is necessary to maintain the health and wellbeing of animals. An increasing issue particularly […]
Edge Hill MA Marketing, Communication, and Branding Students take their future into their own hands by increasing industry knowledge and practical skills as volunteers for Saving Strays Animal Rescue (SSAR).  SSAR has recently adopted new volunteers, Edge Hill Marketing Masters’ students, Ayran Haworth, Sam Colson, and […]
Animal cruelty is an issue that, unfortunately, is still common in our society. It is a distressing reality that millions of animals suffer from cruelty and abuse, often at the hands of humans. It is crucial that we confront this issue head-on, raise awareness, and work towards creating […]
Fostering is a rewarding experience where you will be able to help an animal find their second chance at life. As a charity ran by volunteers, we are always looking for and rely on fosterers to help us rehome and rehabilitate the animals in our care. We […]
Litter of Kittens
Why you should adopt By adopting an animal from Saving Strays Animal Rescue, you provide a loving and secure home to an animal that is in desperate need of shelter and a family. You offer them a fresh start and the opportunity to experience love and care. […]
As a registered charity, here at Saving Strays Animal Rescue, we rely on donations to reach our goal to help any animal in need as-well as owners who are struggling to take care of their pets, whatever the reason may be.  Without your support, we cannot […]
Dog Grooming - Saving Strays Animal Rescue
Ever wondered how much a dog groomer earns in the UK? More and more people are now focusing on taking care of their dogs, and as a result the demand for dog grooming has grown in recent years. People are more aware of the benefits of […]
Saving Strays Animal Rescue Toxic Plants Guide
Did you know that there are potentially hazardous plants within your garden and the great outdoors that can do harm to your fluffy companions? As a pet owner, we all want to ensure that our animals are safe and healthy, which is why we have made […]
Recently Saving Strays Animal Rescue obtained Molly, a sweet, loving, and gentle French Bulldog who hasn’t had the best start to life! Her previous owners were neglectful which caused her medical conditions such as her Cherry eyes and sore, itchy skin to become worse, they eventually […]
Saving Strays Animal Rescue (SSAR) gained official charity status in October 2022 and now has the Registered Charity Number 1200632. By continuing to fulfil its mission to help ‘every pet finds their fur-ever home’ the small but dedicated team has been helping hundreds of animals since SSAR was established […]
Nicki and her partner have been fostering for Saving Strays Animal Rescue for a while now. We asked them to share their experience: “We both love cats and always intended to adopt our own one day after each growing up with cats as pets. We had […]
On Thursday 23 March, Saving Strays Animal Rescue raised awareness about the truth behind puppy farms to support International Puppy Day!
As the cost of living crisis worsens, more and more people are giving up their pets in an attempt to save money – either by surrendering them to a shelter or abandoning them. The number of people having to make this difficult decision is only set […]
With summer finally making an appearance, and the weather heating up, it’s important we ensure our pets are kept cool and comfortable to avoid heatstroke and other injuries. Here are some tips to keep in mind: Warning: If you notice any of the following symptoms in […]
Did you know that if you shop online, you could be raising funds for Saving Strays at the same time at no additional cost? easyfundraising is very easy to use – you simply sign up on the website then shop as normal on almost 5000 websites […]
Bella came to our family as an emergency foster on the 11th March 2022. She was surrendered to Saving strays and had initially been in another foster placement that failed due to her separation anxiety and destruction level. Hannah delivered a skinny, stinky little fire rocket […]
Saving Strays has been dedicated to finding loving homes for the numerous animals in its care since it was first founded in 2019. This is the second heat of some of our previously adopted pets pulling their best model poses. Vote now for your favourite to […]
Saving Strays has been dedicated to finding loving homes for the numerous animals in its care since it was first founded in 2019. Here are some of our previously adopted pets pulling their best model poses. Vote now for your favourite to help them win some […]
Hayley Egan founded Saving Strays after her own experiences rescuing two dogs in terrible circumstances. Hayley’s journey to opening an animal rescue service began when she and her partner rescued a Greek hare hound, Milo, from Greece in August 2019. Milo was brought to the UK […]
Saving Strays has today made an appearance in The Bolton News. The article mentions Saving Stray’s urgent need for fosterers. Rescue manager Jenny Herriot is quoted as saying: “We are in desperate need of volunteer fosterers to house some of our cats and other animals. We […]
Sue had never had a cat prior to last year, but since finding Saving Strays she is now fostering cat number 4! We spoke to Sue about her experience of working with us: “I’ve fostered three black and white cats, and one tabby cat so far […]
Fostering a pet is a rewarding experience. Not only are you giving a pet a loving home, you are playing a vital part in getting them ready for their future.  A foster home offers a pet a safe place, away from the kennels or bad past […]
Fluffy found his way to Saving Strays after going missing for a number of years, unfortunately his family life had changed, and a reunion didn’t go to plan. But that wasn’t the end of Fluffy’s story, Janet fell in love with him and adopted him in […]
Inviting any new pet into your home will change your life, for the better. Coming home to a friendly face who loves you every day is unbeatable, and the love from a cat or dog is unconditional. Most animals in shelters or rescues haven’t done anything […]
A cat who just wants to be loved; Bow was surrendered to us after her owner sadly had to move into assisted accommodation. At 12 years young, Bow knows what she wants, and that’s lots of love and strokes but only when she asks for it! […]
HELP NEEDED We desperately need volunteer drivers for our ever growing number of cats! If you have your own vehicle and would like to help, please get in touch! This could be anything from transporting animals to vet appointments to being able to pick up food, […]
Buddy is an affectionate boy who absolutely loves being stroked and having cuddles! Buddy isn’t too keen on being picked up but loves attention and is looking for a home where he can lap all of it up!  Buddy is currently in foster with a calm […]
Saving Strays is now on LinkedIn. Come check out our page for further information. Click here to view our holiday video!
Macy Grey came into rescue with her two kittens, absolutely petrified, she’s been in rescue a long time & is now ready for a loving home to call her own. Macy needs to be with other cats in the home & no children under 15. Everything […]

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