Happiness starts at Battersea

Looking for a new best friend? Meet our dogs looking for a happy new home.

Meet our dogs
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We've been rehoming dogs of all ages, shapes and sizes since we opened our gates in 1860. Meet the dogs, find out about rehoming and start your search for your new best friend.

Dog rehoming gallery Dog rehoming gallery

Meet all the dogs looking for new homes

Meet the dogs
Register to rehome Register to rehome

Help us to find the perfect dog for you

Register now
How to rehome a dog How to rehome a dog

Find out about our simple three-step dog rehoming process

Rehome in three steps
Fostering dogs Fostering dogs

Give one of our dogs a temporary home between homes

Apply to foster
10 reasons to adopt 10 reasons to adopt

Battersea will help you find the perfect buddy

Reasons to adopt
Giving up your dog Giving up your dog

Advice on what to do if you are thinking about giving your dog up for adoption

What to do
Dog rehoming stories Dog rehoming stories

Rehoming stories from our three centres

Happy endings
Dog care advice Dog care advice

Expert advice on caring for your hairy friend

Read our advice

Donation block


£5 a month

would help pay for the care needed by some of our dogs and cats.

Flynn 345708

£8 a month

could pay for all the care our hand-reared puppies and kittens need.

Purdys Kittens 72

£12 a month

would give frightened dogs and cats the care and treatment they need to recover.

Ralph 340463 03

£20 a month

would give sick cats and dogs round-the-clock nursing care.

Little Lady with Vet Nurse Emma 08 crop

Other amount

Floyd 342545 13


can buy a scratching post for one of the thousands of cats we care for each year

Doodles 342074 06


would pay for a cat or dog to be microchipped

Scarlett and Lauren Nurse in Clinic 36


would keep one abandoned animal safe, warm and well

Tom 341455 -  69


can buy beds, bowls, toys and treats to give comfort to five dogs in our care.

Bonnie 342374 13

Other amount

Nobu 326820, Nando 326821 10