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Show us your pups!

As Valentine’s Day approaches we all know where we’d most like to spend it - at home with our dogs! So in honour of our furry friends and the joy they bring to our lives daily, we want you to submit your favourite picture of your pooch to share the love this Valentines Day, and you could win one of 5 prizes for you & your furry friend to share.

Each photo entry is £3, and 100% of proceeds go to Helping Hounds to help continue the wonderful rescue work that the team does.

Payment can be made via PayPal ( referencing

“Valentines” (selecting “paying friends & family” please).

Photos can be submitted via our Facebook page or direct to our Fundraising Coordinator, Claire via email.

Also let us know which category you’re entering from the list below - there is a prize for each category!

  • Playful Pup

  • Golden Oldie

  • Foxy Lady

  • Handsome Fella

Each category will have 1 winner, who will win a Valentines Day “Dinner Date with my Dog” Goody Bag containing:

  • Lily’s Kitchen dinner for pooch

  • Handmade bow tie,

  • Beverage for Mum/Dad (choice of alcoholic or non alcoholic)

  • Chocolate & bath time smellies.

An extra special prize will go to Best in Show, judged across all entries by our Core Team here at Helping Hounds. The winner will receive a bottle of champagne, and Pooch will get an extra special plush bone shaped toy and Barking Heads dinner & treats.

Winners will be announced on 14th February via Facebook and / or text message.

Dogs Available for Adoption

These adorable pups (yes, we call them all pups... because they finally get a chance to live the carefree life of puppies when they come to us) are available for adoption. If you are interested in giving any of them a loving home, please complete our Adoption Application.

Once we receive your application, we will have a chat with you to tell you more about the dog, and to find out more about you and your household. We'll also tell you what the next steps are.

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18 months

Lola is a very loving, happy, playful dog around people and dogs she knows. She also really loves cuddles and food! She is 18 months old. She would be suited to a couple or single person with no children and a home that is calm. Please get in touch if you would like to meet Lola.

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18 Months

Jasper is an energetic fun-loving 18 month old boy who would suit an active family. He loves going for long walks and playing. He is house trained and his worming and vaccinations are up-to-date. He could live with other dogs and with dog-savvy children over 12. If you can provide the active lifestyle that Jasper will need please get in touch to find out more about him.

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Almost 2

Dotty is a Staffy-cross who is 1 year and 9 months old. She was found stray and came to us via a UK council stray dog kennels. She is friendly with other dogs, loves to go for walks and play with her toys. Please let us know if you would like to meet her.

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18 months

Boots is originally from Egypt and is a medium to large sized boy who is 18 months old. He loves to go for walks and play for short periods of time but also likes to rest and relax, preferably in a sunny spot! He is house trained and can be left for periods of time.