Fundraising, Shelter News

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

We are pleased to launch the Shoebox Appeal 2018! Our Christmas Tree is ready and waiting to be adorned with gifts from our loyal supporters. Once again we would love “the three Ts” – Tins, Toys and Treats, but we also welcome other donations too, including food and bedding. Just put your gifts into a […]

Education, Shelter News

Double Delight for Shelter Education Team

The Education Team here at the Shelter have had a busy few months, and their hard work and creativity were recognised recently with two fantastic awards. Firstly, at Cheltenham Literature Festival, the ‘Paws for Reading’ project won the David Vaisey Prize. The David Vaisey Trust recognises and rewards outstanding initiatives by public libraries in Gloucestershire […]

Education, Shelter News

Animal Day Ingenuity Entertains The Dogs

Supporters at Cheltenham Firm DMS recently donated a large number of fleece blankets to help us keep the animals warm through the winter. The blankets were originally for one of their clients, IFAW, who kindly agreed that they should be put to good use once they weren’t needed any more.  The animals have been loving them […]

Success Stories


“Just thought we’d send you some pictures of Xena and her first birthday with us! She was spoilt rotten and enjoyed her birthday outfit (despite the moody face in the photo!). She also had a special breakfast and dinner and took under a minute popping her 25 birthday balloons!” – Tasha & Josh  

Fundraising, Shelter News

Fabulous Firewalk Fundraiser!

In a first for Shelter fundraising, we sent 26 incredible supporters out to “brave the blaze” and walk over 20 feet of hot charcoal, burning at over 1,200 degrees fahrenheit!   In a spectacular event, arranged by Blaze – The Firewalking People, our fundraisers spent 90 minutes in preparation for tackling their fears and taking […]