No Kennels Here - Only Foster Homes!
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jayne clinton 21st nov: We have adopted a golden oldie from you. I would like to say a big thank you. He is perfect and has settled in immediately. It makes a massive difference to the dogs welfare that you put them into foster homes, the transition to a permanent home is so smooth. We had a lot of information given to us and any questions answered quickly. The rescue is very informative regarding their dogs. I couldn’t recommend you highly enough.
megan rowena 12 aug 2020
We adopted a little dog called Monty and we couldn't be happier with him he such a lovely dog well behaved, so calm and loving!thank you smalldogrescue
susan willmot 5 june
We adopted a beautiful pomeranian from the smalldogrescue their team are amazing efficient caring and helpful, their dogs are not put in kennels, but placed with foster carers awaiting full time adoption, our little chap S settled in from day one and made himself at home thank you all at smalldogrescue
helen smith 17 aug
Cant thank them enough for letting me adopt poppy she has settled perfectly and we love her so much
sue smalley 4 oct
Have just brought home Patches, now renamed Benji, and can’t fault the lovely, caring, ladies who handed him over. I was given a lot of information and helpful advice and know they are at the end of the phone if needed. Benji is a beautiful boy and we are bonding well. Thank you so much for your brilliant work - I will be fund raising for you from now on. Sue
susan page 9th march
Thank you so much glenis and Clive for Harley, he has settled in so well the past few days,no problems such a lovely boy,we are so fortunate to have people like you looking out for our little.ones .
Julie summers 25th feb
Got my baby from them Clive glen gave him a change when no other rescue would and he's wonderful well done to you both
mark rowlry 15th feb
We have just adopted a dog from this rescue their efficiency is very good,the dogs they rescue and rehome have the up most care and heath checks vetting procedures ate excellent as is regular communication with potential new owners ,and has for foster careres they are angels wonderful people
susan jones 12th feb
Have rescued 2 dogs from smalldogrescue could not thank Clive and Glen enough for the help they have me and the work they do brilliant people
Layla Byron 9th feb
After completing the adoption form I was quickly contacted. One the team were happy with my application I was offered a dog. I’m very happy to report that my dog has settled in well. I got to meet the foster carer who gave me lots of tips about what my dog liked and disliked etc. This was invaluable to me. Brilliant service and such lovely people. So many thanks to you all. Layla and Mimi xx
Sylvia warren 8th feb Lovely people. They have the dogs best interests at heart. Cannot recommend highly enough. Came with inoculations wormed and de fled They are even changing the microchip details. Spent time at the meet and greet to ensure the furies would all get along.
ian westwood 6th feb
Been about 7 months know bill has settled in well totally will not leave my other dogs side , just wanted to say thank u to the team do dedicated do supporting GOOD JOB !!!
Tracy palmer 22th Jan 2020
Adopted beautiful teddy omg love him already I cannot thank Glenis and Clive enough for this wonderful people who really so love their rescue dogs xx
Fred hall 6th Jan 2020
Hello great rescue so kind caring one in a million. Dogs in lovely foster homes.glenis Clive just so passionate about their dogs wish other rescues take a look at what they do.Thank you for pippin she sweet girl.you have made my life complete .kisses xxxx pippin & Mary fudge
bill bates 30th Dec
What a amazing caring charity glenis Clive such dedication it really shines through when you meet them both .dogs in lovely foster homes foster carers so dedicated. Our beuity a lovely girl did come spayed from rescue
Greta leadbeater 5th Dec
Great rescue always put dogs first no smelly kennels .all in loving foster homes .truly caring rescue our Carrie lovely sweet natured girl love her. Xx
mark short 25th nov
What a joy Billy is to have thank you all for letting us adopt Billy very struck criteria very caring rescue they make sure they have right home from of set. Well done team luv mark and Billy
Joyce Smethurst 4th nov
Thank you both for our Scooby lovely little boy bought so much joy to us very caring rescue top marks Joyce Smethurst
Alan smallman 20th oct
Hi thank you so much for my little man whizz he came neutered by rescue what a lovely caring couple regards Alan and wizz
Julie Bassett 11th oct
Queenie previously Lexi
Cant say what a brilliant job the charity and the fosterers do. Anyone looking for a little furry friend will be so happy with Small dog rescue. I now have my gorgeous little girl fast asleep on my bed two hours after getting her home. Thank you so much for filling
the hole losing my old dog l
David plenty 2nd oct
We adopted Millie today she's a perfect addition to our family and will be cherished and spoilt rotten! It was clear that these people are so lovely and genuine and take great care to ensure the dogs go to loving homes and are well looked after in Foster Care rather than in stressful kennels. The advice about Millie and her history was also really useful. Thank you so much for your help and allowing us to adopt Millie!
Janie Anderson 23rd sept
thank you so very much for letting us have Charlie we are VERY happy and pleased with him, he is an absolute delight he has settled in very well and is a marvellous house dog. many many thanks
carol yates 11th sept
I'm so glad that vets4pets suggested that I contact you when I needed to re home my mum's much loved little dog. It was a very hard decision for me to make as I wanted him to go to a home where he would be given as much love as my mum had given him. Glen was
very kind and listened to my concerns and I feel that her compassion and obvious love of her re homing service made things easier for both myself and little Toby. Many thanks. Carol
sue peach 10 sept
Thank you so much for our lovely dog Toby who has settled in with us, your service is completely stress free for the dog and the new owners.
Katie jones 10 sept
Thank you so much Clive and Glen for letting us give Pepsi ‘ now Betsy’, our pug cross a forever home! She came to us in perfect condition and she looked so happy and stress free when first seeing her. She’s settled in so well already and we can’t thank you enough for making our family complete. Cannot recommend you enough
Mel clayton 3rd sept
We are over the moon with our new addition to the family. We’re on day two and Azlo is already massivley coming out of his shell with his ‘big dog in a small body’ personality. The adoption process was swift, smooth and friendly- you can see the rescue truly put so much effort and care of into finding these dogs their perfect match and forever home.
peter wright 23rd Aug. 2019
Thank you to Clive glen amazing service all dogs are in approved foster homes NO STRESSFULL KENNELS. All dogs that come into their care have all veterinary treatment required. Thank you so much for pip Yorke she amazing .
Amanda Harris 23th Aug. 2019
Thank you so much for letting us give Mia a forever home You provide a wonderful service Mia is settling in lovely
kay Tomkinson 22nd Aug 2019
:thank you so much for coco she is beautiful gets lots of cuddles and settling in really well
ms walkerdine 20th Aug 2019
Mr Darcie settled almost instantly into his home with my nan. He has is favourite blanket which he cuddles up in on the sofa with my nan and is always falling asleep and snoring away for hours whilst wrapped up in it! (you can see said blanket in photos). He also loves running around the garden and sniffing all the plants.
Anyone who comes to see him has said how lovely he is, and he instantly jumps on their lap and loves attention. He has taken to my mom, my cousin and myself really well and if we don't stroke him as much as he wants he licks our hand haha. Of course, his favourite person is my nan and follows her everywhere and sleeps next to her at night in bed!
He has also made friends with my shih Tzu, Blossom, who is half in one of the photos also and he follows her around the house and garden when we take her to visit.
Mr Darcie is a credit to your charity and you did such an amazing job rehabilitating him and teaching him how to lead a normal Chihuahua life, and we hope to make sure the rest of his life is long and happy!
Fred Rix 6 July Mo
Mo is settling in very well she follows me about she comes to look for me if she can’t see me, she loves her bed she doesn’t move all night and she’s still fast asleep when I get up in the morning, yes i think she likes being here with me, thank you for her.
Ian Westwood 5 July Bill
So got Bill couple of weeks ago settled right in , small dog rescue thank u , lovely people lots of advice
Amy Frascella 5 July Poppy
Thank you to Small Dog Rescue for placing Poppy with us. We had recently lost our beloved French Bulldog Luna and finding Poppy with you has helped us begin to move on from our loss and she is such a loving dog. Thank you to the rescue for taking care of Poppy and understanding her needs and where she would thrive best.
Ann Ennis 6 August Stanley
I just wanted to let you both know that Stanley is still going strong, I adopted Stanley back in 2013, you had just moved as I recall, Stanley was approximately 3 and a half, he's now coming up to 9 years old and is as fit as a fiddle, walking around 4 miles a day every day, he has taken over my life from the day I got him, helping through cancer in 2017 all clear now thankfully, I can't tell you how much I love this little boy, it was love at 1st sight, you both made it possible, I am be so grateful to you both for allowing me to adopt Stanley, may you both continue with your important work, giving us humans the chance to have a the friend for life. Stanley sends his love too.
Darren Harbach 6 August Ruby
Ruby joined us on Monday and has settled in well with our other 2 Georgie and Millie who are also rescues from small dog rescue. All are doing well , thanks to Clive and Glen x
Mark Heath 8 August Marley
Can I just say a massive thank you to Clive and Glenis for letting me give Marley his forever home. I’ve always had rescue dogs and learnt of the small dog rescue through one of my friends. His brother is a foster carer for small dog rescue. After two of my dogs passing away one fairly recently and one nearly two years ago. I knew I needed a new companion for my remaining dog. After browsing the dogs on the website that needed rehoming, (for quite some time may I add). One little face jumped out at me and made me fill in an adoption form. Clive and Glenis are two of the nicest people you could meet, the foster careers that I have met are really special people too. Once again thanks to all involved with small dog rescue. Mark.
Gary Barnes 29th july 2019
Hi smalldogrescue just updates on Billy doing really well good on the lead now and getting better when meeting other dogs taking him to beach this weekend.thank you for all your hard work and neutering Jim at vets before Billy came to our family bye for now.
betty harper 18th july 2019
Betty got to say thank you for pixie such a sweet little girl love her to bits she sleep on my neck in bed and snores her head of I love her so much .you all do a marvellous work such dedication and patience, and seeking right homes for you babies that come into your care xx
andy cushion 2nd july 2019
Hello Clive glen hope you all well .just a quick hello buster is doing really well loves his walks and the beach, after his neutering by you we had a few days of playing the dramer king but soon passed take care x
mia major 28th june 2019
Fudge as settled in so well ever think you said about her was true proper little madam thank you for spaying her and sorting her at vets.not many rescues do that only very few who care about dogs well being, thank you once again
lucy smallman 20th june 2019
Thank you for our lovely girl poppy she has settled in so well with Toby. Fantastic rescue all dogs in foster homes as no stress to dogs at all.xx
Clive green 2nd June 2019
I have to leave this comment never seen a rescue like cliveglen so dedicated to their passion for dogs.in lovely foster homes NO smelly kennels, thank you so much for snowy really settled in well. Thank you keep up good work.
mary westwood 20th may 2019
Hello small dog rescue went to see my Lily in foster home what amazing team all dogs have mot and spayed and dental work done by vets at no cost to new adoptees this rescue puts dogs first not money .they total rely on volunteers funraising for them a1 rescue.
EMMA 7 May 2019 Sweep
I would just like to say what a wonderful job you are doing! Sweep is settling in with Patch and is a loving little dog she has come so far since being rescued which is a testament to your devotion time and foster parents.
JULIE 25 April 2019, Simba
We adopted simba from this fantastic rescue and what a amazing job they do kind friendly and professional Dave who was simba foster dad well what can I say loving kind and looked after simba and taught him to be a loving friendly companion we are so grateful we found you and will recommend to others and definitely will keep in touch xx
Derek 20 March 2019, Buddy (Ricky) the Poodle
I picked up Buddy just over a week ago now and am eternally greatful to Glen & Clive, for the tireless work they must put into their rescues and of course all the foster homes that they use, and now I have the most delightful friend that anyone would be proud to own, and I'm sure we will have lots of adventures around the North of England in our campervan, we can't wait to get going. lots of love Buddy & Derek
Alison 18 March 2019, Milo
A massive thank you to the whole team. What can we say? Milo is absolutely beautiful, has obviously been well looked after by Dave. He's already settling in, sleeping on the bed!! He is a real character. I would highly recommend this rescue centre, will definitely use again. Thank you once again for our little treasure.
Karen 17 March 2019, Dandy
Thank you to small dog rescue for picking me and my family to be the new parents to Dandy- an amazingly cute, cuddly full of fun Cavapoo. One week on and we can’t imagine our lives without him. He has settled in so well and as I’m writing this he, and our other cavapoo girl are curled up together like an old married couple! What a truly amazing job all the people at small dog rescue do in opening their hearts and homes to dogs who haven’t had the love and kindness they deserve. We can’t thank you enough for enriching our lives xx
Ron 14 March 2019, Tulip (now Penny)
Such a little treasure. With more work she will be a grand little girl.
Christine 10 March 2019, Rehome
Thank you to everyone for your kindness and understanding while rehoming my beloved girl. You made a hard task a little easier and the follow up was wonderful. Knowing my girl found a new home and having updates has helped the healing process go a little easier for me. Big thanks to Lisa who took the time to chat with me and update me on how she was getting along during the whole process. It meant a lot to me to know she was in safe caring hands.
Kerry 27 February 2019, Danny
Thank you for letting me adopt Danny. He is a lovely dog. Fits in to my family good.
Lorraine 10 February 2019, Rory
We adopted Rory today , and we cannot thank small animal rescue for all the tireless work they do , to rehome these poor babies that need love , attention and care . Please support and donate money or items to their new shop so that they can carry on all the good work .
Lin 2 Feburary 2019, Betty
A big thankyou to Small Dog Rescue for choosing us to care for our dear and very much loved Betty Boo. She has settled in nicely and is a happy playful girl. Loves her walks and meeting her doggy friends. We have recommended you to many of our Friends. Your hard work in rescue and re homing we appreciate. Thankyou again Xx
Dave and Wendy 27 January 2019, Chloe now Peppa
I would like to say a BIG Thankyou to clive&Glen & also Terry, for finding our forever pet Peppa, shes so adorable , every day she makes us smile , couldn't imagine life without her , Clive & Glen have been brilliant helping find the right dog & also took us.over to see her in her foster home & also they even brought her to our house & watched her settle in , once again a big thankyou , we also welcome clive& Glen to come & visit Peppa in the future to see how shes doing , as we live local to them x
Jillian, 26 January 2019, Milo
What a fantastic team of rescue and Fosterers, We can't praise you enough for letting us adopt our bundle of joy, he's settled in beautifully in our home, slept without a peep(on our bed) he is everything you said he was and more, would recommend to anyone who finds themselves in the awful situation when they have to re home there beloved dog, Glen and Clive really make sure to match the dog with the right home. Also as an adopter, the support and help from all involved is brilliant. Many thanks to all.
jilly dukes 25th january
Well, this just happened! 😍Went to see a rescue dog and bought him home, he is an absolute darlin, thanks to Glenis and Clive at CliveglenSmall dog rescue@Wallsall, for letting us have this beautiful boy. WE ARE SO IN LOVE 😍😍😍
Barrie and Janet, 19 January 2019, Alfie
We collected Alfie today and he is settling into his new home. We were so pleased with the service Cliveglen gave us. After meeting you today it was clear that the dogs welfare is your priority. We would like to offer our thanks to Jann and Mike for doing such a wonderful job as Alfie's foster carers. Alfie is amazing and a credit to you all. Thank you so much.
Darren, 9 January 2019 Spot
Just a big thank you to you all for giving me the chance to give this wonderful little dog a new life and a family. Spot and Millie get on great together and now sleep together. He just seems so thankful and I can’t do anything without him been right next to me. Me and Millie would like to say thank you are life is now full. Darren
Esther 18 December 2018 Scooby the Chihuahua
Thank you for letting us adopt Scooby. It's his first night but seems to be settling in just great. My nan is over the moon and it's lovely to see. Great people, great communication and only wanted the best for scooby. Thank you very much
Caroline. 16 December 2018 Bella the Cavalier.
Bella has settled in with our other cavalier so well. She was unsure about gates/ doors but has overcome that really quickly with a little treat! She is delightful and has settled in well. Little step at a time...expect nothing reward all the goodness she gives. She's a delight thank you Glenis and Clive at Small Dog Rescue! And Meg & family fosters...You were thorough and so caring
Phillip. 15 December 2018. Alfie the Yorkie cross
Amazing service you guys provide.Thank you for caring.
Lisa. 15 December 2018.
After sadly coming to the decision to rehome my lovely boy due to my own ill health I was overwhelmed by the loving support and updates received from the staff, a wonderful rescue centre with purely the dogs best interests in mind, he’s received the medical care needed and a foster home before his forever home is found ... truly grateful x
Jane. 9 December 2018. Bambie the Chihuahua cross
Bambie is our 2nd dog from Clive and Glen small dog rescue and we couldn’t be happier, not only is Bambie gorgeous but Clive and Glen are brilliant, really chatty and helpful giving lots of info on the dog and making sure she was fully happy with us too fab thanks Glen and Clive x
Janet. 4 December 2018. Pauline the Chihuahua
We’re so lucky to have found Cliveglen Small Dog Rescue who allowed us to adopt our lovely little Pauline. This group of rehomers really care about dogs
Catherine. 4 December 2018. Pip the Jack Russell
Thank you to Clive and Glenis for setting me up to take Pip and give him a forever home. Also to Dave who fostered him and clearly did such a good job because he is just the happiest little dog, so loving and well behaved. I couldn't recommend Small Dog Rescue more. They have changed my life by giving him to me!
Valerie. 18 November 2018 Ben the Spaniel
We can’t thank you enough for placing dear Ben with us. He is the sweetest, most loving little dog and we love him right back. We’ve only had him for a week, but he already feels like part of the family and he has enhanced our lives beyond our wildest dreams. It must have been very hard for his last owners to part with him but Clive and Glenis went out of their way to make sure they found the perfect home for him. From start to finish, Ben’s welfare was their top priority. We are in complete admiration of you both and thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Susan. 11 November 2018 Bobby the Jackawawa
Adopted Bobby from rescue, he's a beautiful boy no trouble settled in straight away. Cliveglen small dog rescue is a great place,run by volunteers who have a genuine love of dogs. No kennels all dogs in volunteer foster homes. Can't praise rescue enough.
Rebecca 9 November 2018 Millie the chihuahua
We have adopted Milly on Sunday the 4th of November 2018, she is the most loving dog I have met, she has fitted in so well with my other dog and cat. I cannot thank Small Dog Rescue enough, they have been amazing
Joanna. 27 October 2018 Rehoming CoCo
Such a wonderful organisation, it was a very upsetting decision to re home my beautiful Coco due to many factors, after not wanting to advertise her I decided Small Dog Rescue would be the perfect place to find her a forever loving home, thank you all so much for putting my mind at rest
Zoe. 20 October 2018 Amazing Couple
After making the hard decision I needed to, to rehome my puppy due to many factors in my life at the minute. They made me feel at ease and fully understood and agreed with what I was doing was for the best for our puppy. They were lovely and friendly and put me at ease from the minute I opened my car door. Thank you so much again
Julie. 16 September 2018 Minnie
Cannot thank you enough for the help with re-homing our very much loved dog Minnie,we made the choice with a very heavy heart but know she will be happy with her new home and will get the love and attention she needs. You do an amazing selfless job and deserve more recognition for what you do, thank you xx
S.Cook. 11 October 2018 Molly Cocker Spaniel
We want to thank you for your prompt response to our enquires & for making sure Molly was in excellent condition when we collected her. We sensed your love and care for the dogs in your care. We will certainly recommend you to our friends. Molly is going to have the best care & life ever.
Jo Bond. 30 September 2018 Stitch the Chihuahua
Thank you so much to Clive glen small dog rescue. We have had our little Stitch for a week now, he has settled in wonderfully and made himself at home. He is such a friendly little pup and loves all of the attention he receives out on walks. He gets on really well with our other little chihuahua, they love running around and playing together. Thank you so much for allowing us to adopt this little cutie. Joanna and Andrew xx
Karen A. 23 September 2018 Re-home
I would like to thank Clive .Glenis and the small dog rescue team for taking in my beloved Betty a cross breed pug .. they have been very kind and empathetic to me .. Betty will have a lovely forever home and get all the care she needs .
Rose. 23 September 2018 GlenClive Rescue... wonderful!
We were so blessed and lucky to have met Clive and Glen. 100% would recommend. They care so much for all the dogs, are kind and considerate and all around wonderful people. We owe them so much and forever will donate/ fundraise for this amazing cause. The world is such a better place with them in it; kind, empathetic and non judgemental.
Jayne Bevan14 January 2018 at 10:47
A big thank you to smalldogrescue, we are now the proud owners of Pablo. From the moment we contacted the charity, they have been helpful and supportive and the whole process has been very swift. We have had great support and advice throughout, especially to ensure that our new addition settles well with our own furbaby. Such lovely people, who really care about the dogs in their care. It's a privilege to adopt from you. Thank you so much for our lovely little chap :)
hi when i phoned i explained to shelia all about myself and clive came to Tamworth with little lucy to meet me, what a caring man clive is,this rescue is unbelievable the lengths they go to ,to find the right suitable home,a1 rescue,thank you lucy and vicki,x
Judith Waugh20 January 2018 at 14:22
Thankyouso much for allowing Missy into our lives .John and myself love her to bits .She will never want for anything .she is so sweet she loves her big fur brother ollie they play together sleep together and eat together .thankyou again for bringing Missy into our lives x
Nicole 22 January 2018 at 05:51
hi thank you for uniting my mom with monty together he is extremely happy playing with his ball jumping on laps for cuddles hes a precious little thing thats bought so much happiness thank you
Mr and Mrs Williams22 January 2018 at 07:24
When we realised we had to give up our girl puppy our main concern was that she went to people who knew how to look after her. Sheila's description of their rigorous vetting procedures immediately reassured us that we were doing the right thing in entrusting our dog to their care. We found them to be non judgmental, caring, selfless and dedicated. Our little dog has now been re-homed and our grateful thanks goes to Sheila and all the team of volunteers who provide this excellent service. Keep up the good work and best wishes for the future.
armande david.28 January 2018 at 14:25
we met clive and glenis and meg (foster mom)today wonderful caring people doing a fantastic job to help so many small dogs who urgently need new homes, we also met toby a great little chap who we are fortunately able to give a home to with our two josh and harvey keep up the good work guys you definitely make a difference armande & david.
Thank you to Sheila and Clive for offering such a great and valuable service, rehoming those adorable little fur babies. You have both been fantastic and supportive and I know Peanut will be very happy! I cannot recommend Small Dog Rescue, highly enough - you all do really amazing work. Thank you!
A big thank you to shelia for all her help and advise regards ruth
What a lovely caring rescue all dogs so happy in loving environment.
Thank you to Sheila , Clive and Glenis for all their hard work and assistants this week on finding Maya and a little sister, very professional with years experience and advice that has been second to none. They always have the dogs best intentions at heart and are true hero is what they do for all the dogs they re home to give the dogs a second chance with a forever home:) keep up the good work :) excellent small dog Resue with excellent people involved in making it work:)
thank you to shelia for all her help and advise and finding the right buddy for me I have little jasper and he has made my life complete, nothing to much trouble for shelia thank you john jasper.
sandra small17 March 2018 at 15:19
since I spoke to smalldogrescue I feel so much at ease with myself shelia has so much dedication in what she does, so much patience and care for the fur babies, i had star my little terrier mix, and clive bought her to me what another lovely caring man, top marks kind regards sandra and star
Hello Clive glen hope you all well.just a quick hello buster is doing really well loves his walks and the beach,after his neutering by you we had a few days of playing the dramer king but soon passed take care x
Thank you so much for our lovely dog Toby who has settled in with us, your service is completely stress free for the dog and the new owners.