From 8th January 2019 we will be slightly altering our opening times.

Rehoming

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 11am - 3pm
Weds - Closed for rehoming



Boarding- Drop off and Collection

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 9am - 4pm
Weds - 9am - 10am and 3.30-4pm



Doggy Day Care- Drop off and Collection

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 7am - 6.30pm
Weds - 7am - 10am and 3.30pm - 6.30pm

Teckels' phone lines and internet are currently down due to road works.

We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Hopefully we'll be back on line soon.

 
Have a question? Call us on
01452 740300
Rehoming hours: Mon-Tue & Thu-Sun from 11am-3pm
Boarding hours: Mon-Tue & Thu-Sun 9am-4pm, Wed 9am-10am & 3.30pm-4pm
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Why your support is so important

Our rescue and rehoming centre is a charitable organisation, which cares for and rehabilitates homeless cats and dogs and finds them forever homes. Some of these animals have had a difficult past during which they may have been abused, neglected or abandoned. Others have previously had owners who are sadly no longer in a position to look after them. 

 

Our centre is run by a small but highly-dedicated team of people who really understand and care about animals. Our staff and volunteers work tirelessly to find the best possible homes for all the animals that arrive at the centre and to provide an environment where they are safe, well cared for and loved while they are with us. This requires a significant investment in terms of staff and premises costs, as well as substantial vetinerary fees each year.

Teckels opened in 2003 and most years we rehome over 250 cats and 150 dogs. We have held the stray dog contract for Stroud District Council for more than 15 years which means that we take in all the strays in the area and help to find them loving homes. We also care for a number of long-term residents who have been with us for several years.

One of these is Roxy (pictured above). Roxy arrived at Teckels nearly 8 years ago and has been looking for her special someone ever since. She was finally adopted on 30th November 2018, after being with us for 2,786 days, and is now in a loving home with people who will give her the life she deserves.

Teckels never puts a healthy dog down, but as you can imagine, this comes at a cost, especially with long term dogs like Roxy.

We also operate a boarding facility which is non-profit and helps to fund the rescue centre, however this only covers half of the £30,000 per month needed to run the site. Some of the animals in our care have ongoing medical conditions that require medication or operations, while others have specific dietary requirements and our vet bills alone run into thousands of pounds a month.

 

We couldn't do any of our rescue work without the generosity of our amazing sponsors, donors and volunteers and we greatly appreciate their continued support.  

 

How you can help

All donations, however small, will help us to cover the costs of running the centre so please give any amount that you can spare. Or perhaps you could organise your own fundraising activity or event – a sponsored dog walk or maybe a school or office cake sale – on behalf of Teckels? If so please let us know.

Or why not  book your dog in for boarding, grooming or doggy day care, or make a purchase for your pet from our on-site shop if you are visiting

We really appreciate your support.







Latest posts

21 September 2019

If there are any volunteers that have some time spare this afternoon, we'd love more help with the amazing paddock refurb that Miss Gloucester and Co are starting today!
Gardner’s, painters , or just general help and DIY would be greatly appreciated 🙏🛠️🌿
Hope to see you later 😁

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20 September 2019

And the crane driver was amazing! 😮

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Opening Hours

Rehoming:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 11am - 3pm
Weds - Closed for rehoming

Boarding- Drop off and Collection:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 9am - 4pm
Weds - 9am - 10am and 3.30-4pm

Doggy Day Care- Drop off and Collection:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat and Sun 7am - 6.30pm
Weds - 7am - 10am and 3.30pm - 6.30pm

Doggy Day Care:
By prior arrangement only we are open from 7am - 6.30pm for doggy day care clients only.

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Bristol Road, Whitminster, Gloucester, Glos. GL2 7LU

Registered Charity no. 1108726

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