Alarm Over 'Preloved' Dogs Being Put On Websites

All Dogs Matter urge people to bring unwanted dogs to their rehoming charity

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A rehoming charity for dogs says it is concerned at the 'alarming rate' of dogs being passed around social media sites listed as 'preloved'.

All Dogs Matter

All Dogs Matter is a dog rescue and rehoming charity working in and around London to transform the lives of unwanted and abandoned dogs.

The charity, which is based in north London, celebrates its tenth birthday this month (November) and estimates it has saved the lives of 3,000 dogs. In 2018, they transformed the lives of over 350 unwanted and abandoned dogs by finding them loving forever homes.

They take in dogs whose owners can no longer keep them for one reason or another or have been abandoned and ended up in the pound.

A spokesperson told that they were concerned at recent developments where dogs were being 'passed around 'on websites.

"We have noticed the number of dogs coming in to us who have been passed around on such sites as preloved and gumtree have been growing at an alarming rate and so we want to get out the message to bring your unwanted dog to us and we will find them a loving and responsible and importantly a forever home.

"We place them in caring foster homes or in our kennel facility while assessing them for behaviour and health before finding them the right forever homes. All our dogs are microchipped, vaccinated and neutered before being rehomed.

If you would like to discuss giving your dog up for adoption or call 020 8341 3196 to speak with a member of the rehoming team.

November 7, 2019

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