Misty, the 10-year-old Golden Retriever who inspired the Senior Dogs Project

The Senior Dogs Project
..........."Looking Out for Older Dogs" ...........

"Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog."
Sydney Jeanne Seward


Great Britain


"The Oldies Club ........Helping older dogs find forever homes. Homes and volunteers needed across the UK." According to information on their site, "The Oldies' Club was formed on an internet dog chat forum by a large group of people who felt great empathy with the plight of elderly dogs that end up in rescue centres all over the country. The initial inspiration behind the idea was a 13-year-old collie we called Ted . Ted was blind in one eye and was terrified in the noisy, stark kennel environment. ..." Read more.

Birmingham, UK

Animal Allsorts is a charity based in Birmingham, UK, that rehomes dogs and cats across the West Midlands. All pets are neutered or spayed, microchipped and fully vaccinated before being rehomed. Animal Allsorts rehomes a lot of older dogs.

UK and Ireland

Rescue Dogs
Dog rescue, rehoming and adoption in the UK and Ireland. Directory resource of overlooked dogs seeking new homes.


The Dog Rescue Pages


Give Us a Home


National Canine Defence League The site has a re-homing page, and although they do not advertise their scheme for re-homing elderly dogs, it does exist.

Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire

Wood Green Animal Shelters

National Animal Welfare Trust

This organization has a page on its site called "Animal Aid for the Elderly."