Dachshund Rescue HQ – a new admin centre and kennels facility

Last weekend I had the privilege to visit the charity’s new central headquarters and to see for myself the work going on and the future impact this facility will have upon the dogs we have surrendered to us.

The first impression is of a beautiful location surrounded by fields and countryside. The space available and the freedom for the dogs to exercise is great.

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Bertie having a great time exploring
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The kennels are in a very safe and secure area with lovely exercise facilities for the dogs. I spent a lot of time there cleaning the kennels, feeding the resident dogs, letting them out for regular runs around the field and getting involved in their care (All under the supervision of Clare McGrogan who runs a very tight ship!!!!!)

At the kennels, I met Reggie, who Dachshund Rescue is struggling to rehome for various reasons relating to his behaviour… This is where our new HQ proves invaluable. Reggie can be assessed in a safe environment and learn the skills necessary to be rehomed in the near future with all his needs catered for.

I was also thrilled to meet our special little dachshund Eddie, whose story many of you are familiar with, (check out our Facebook page for the story if you’ve not seen it), and for whom many generous donations were made to the charity.

He is recovering well at our headquarters and has received all the necessary rehabilitation after his very serious life-threatening surgery. He is on his way back to full health with the need to gain weight slowly a priority. He will still require regular visits to the vet and close monitoring to ensure his progress is maintained.

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As you can see he is a sociable little chap. I was also able to play a part in this lovely boy’s journey by taking him to meet his new owner. Eddie has a wonderful life ahead of him and he is another example of the work being undertaken at Dachshund Rescue HQ.

After all the hard work in the kennels, I was able to enjoy walking my dogs along the river with Lynn (Chair) and her dogs. Such a wonderful environment to be in with lovely views.

All the dogs are thriving in the space and freedom of the setting.

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Evenings were spent being exceptionally well looked after by Lynn and her husband Steve. I was fed delicious meals, relaxed in front of a beautiful wood fire and slept in a most comfortable bed.

Lynn spent time talking with me about the future of the charity and how our new Dachshund Rescue HQ is going to play such an incredible part in the lives of dachshunds who need extra help and support with behaviour and medical problems.

I left feeling excited about what lies ahead and proud to be part of such an amazing charity.

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We’re always on the lookout for good people. If you’d like to get involved in the work we do, check out the information on our volunteer roles here.

Claire who represents the Yorkshire area matched us with our first Daschund and made the whole process so smooth and professional. Our Reggie is an amazing little boy who is making himself at home well and truly! We’re so grateful to Claire for her ongoing advice and guidance she’s amazing! ❤️🐶
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Michaela Gordon
I took in my little Albie 10 days ago. At five months old all he needed was a little love and attention. He thrives in every situation and I’m so proud at how well he is doing. Being described as not trained at all, he is pretty much trained in all aspects already. From the scared little boy in the crate, he is a confident fun loving companion. My coordinator was Linda who was super helpful and I couldn’t be more grateful 💕
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Jessica Davison
Great communication, Sue was very friendly and helpful. Glad we got to meet Rolo and give him a loving home.
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Shane Morris