Dog Shelter


Dog Shelter Net - Your Guide to Dogs in Shelters

Dog shelters, and domestic animal shelters in general, are an essential part of any community. Not only do they attempt to serve the welfare needs of lost, abandoned, abused and unwanted dogs in our communities, they also provide other services such as animal welfare and pet-care education, and affordable veterinary services. Animal shelters also help to reduce the number of stray animals in our communities and therefore reduce the impact of unattended animals in the local area. is an information resource aimed at explaining the basics of what dog shelters do, and how you can help support them in their work. Shelters rely on the support of their local community in order to carry out their function, and by offering your assistance you are contributing directly to the work they do.

We also offer some tips for those thinking of adopting a dog from a shelter. This is a big decision that will have a significant impact on your life. By following some simple suggestions you should be able to make the right choice for your circumstances.

By supporting your local dog shelter, and adopting your next faithful friend from a shelter, you are not only increasing your chances of finding the right pet but also supporting the work of a very important organisation in your local community.