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Kennels and Catteries. Some take in strays so if you are looking for a rescue animal give them a call.

Acorn Kennels

Heath Rd, Whitchurch SY13 2AA, UK – 01948 662931

I adopted a puppy from Acorn Kennels just before Christmas. I had visited a few other shelters on various occasions over the past few months looking for the right dog for my family, and happened to find her on my first visit to Acorn Kennels. I found the attitudes of the staff there to be very friendly and helpful, the man who introduced me to Pepper asked me about what kind of dog I was looking for, with no judgement or pretentiousness as you can sometimes get at dog shelters (even though they have the best intentions... I know!). At other shelters I have sometimes been presumed to know little/nothing about dog care and even talked down to, before having the chance to share my experience and lifestyle, etc. Here this was not the case and my family, including my 3 year old daughter, were all treated with respect and thankfully were introduced to our lovely pup Pepper! Overall it was a lovely and personal adoption experience. Thanks to everyone at Acorn for our gorgeous pup! x

What a fantastic place. Really professional and they care about the dogs so much. Recently adopted the most wonderful dog from them and couldn't be happier. Please keep up the good work.

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Barclay Moore Partnership

Wayland Veterinary Centre, Whitchurch SY13 1RT, UK – 01948 662754

Always very helpful and attentive

Wonderful veterinary practice.Saved my old bunny with their expert care.

Leonard Bros Veterinary Centre

Brownlow St, Whitchurch SY13 1QW, UK – 01948 662424

We have been with Leonard Brothers for just over two years and they have treated all our pets with love and compassion. We could not speak more highly of them and would recommend them without hesitation. The reception staff are all extremely friendly and very helpful All the vets ensure that animal welfare is priority and keep owners informed at all times. John.and Karen🐆

I have 3 German Shepherds registered at Leonard Brothers. All 3 of them are enrolled in their Lifetime Care Club which is excellent value for money. Every time we visit we are welcomed by the receptionists and never have to wait very long. We always get to see the same vet and all 3 of my dogs are made a fuss over and treated as individual animals xx Their reminder and follow up service is fantastic and I can honestly say this is the best veterinary practice I have ever been registered with. My dogs actually ‘like’ going to the vets !!

Waylands Veterinary Centre

Whitchurch SY13 1RT, UK – 01948 662754

Links to wide range of animal charities.
Advice on animal care, how to donate, etc. The Blue Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of sick and unwanted pets; they take in animals of all shapes and sizes, from hamsters to horses, and find them loving new homes and make sure thousands more get the veterinary treatment they need when their owners cannot afford to pay.

UK charity helping to prevent cruelty to animals associated with sports such as fox hunting, game bird shooting and wildlife crime
Get advice from Vets on the Net. Ask veterinary questions and access pet first aid advice
Pet Care Advice plus news, campaigns, how to donate, etc.
Guide to badgers in the UK. Includes educational resources and offers books, videos and other merchandise.
Charity dedicated to raising funds for the conservation of native animals and their habitats in the UK. Their work is varied and extensive ranging from direct support for conservationists to involving the public and volunteers in practical action to help specific species and habitats.
Offers photos, facts, and a newsletter for people interested in the nature and countryside of Britain.
International chapter of the OFI working to increase awareness and understanding of conservation issues facing the endangered orangutan.
Marine conservation charity dedicated to forging links between people and the sea. ORCA is committed to the study of cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) and promoting their conservation through enthusing, inspiring and educating others.
WWF works to ensure a healthy future for people, species and their habitats, addressing global threats like climate change and environmental degradation.
Offers links to rescue orgnanisations, information about the breed, how to look after an adopted dog, and more.
Database for lost, stolen, and found animals.
Promotes the keeping, breeding, care, study, and conservation of this highly coloured and endangered species. Meetings are held in many UK locations.
Pet Care Advice
UK Hamster Society. Includes information on shows, monthly journal, events, and more.
Government site explaining what you have to do to bring your pet dog, cat or ferret into (or back into) the UK through the Pet Travel Scheme (or PETS for short) without putting it into quarantine. It also explains the requirements for bringing many other types of pet animals into the UK. This site also tells you about quarantine in the UK for animals that don't qualify for PETS.
Offers advice on medical problems for dog and cat owners in the UK.
This has got much more humane. The Pet Travel Scheme allows pet animals from certain countries to enter the UK without quarantine, as long as they meet certain conditions. The Scheme also means that people in the UK can, having taken their pets to these countries, bring them back without the need for quarantine