Dog rescue shelters in Leeds: all the dog rehoming sites near me - and their opening hours

This is where you can adopt a dog from a rescue centre in or near to Leeds.

By Abi Whistance
Monday, 10th January 2022, 4:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 13th January 2022, 10:36 am

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There are plenty of shelters across Leeds and surrounding areas to visit to find a new furry pal.

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Dogs Trust Leeds is open every day to the public. Photo: Tony Johnson

Here are six of the shelters and rescue centres to stop by at before deciding which pup to adopt.

Greenleaf Animal Rescue

Greenleaf Animal Rescue is located in Leeds Beckett University on Queen Square.

The rescue centre specialises in dog adoption and their website is updated with new dogs regularly.

To adopt a dog online visitors can fill out a form to enquire about specific dogs they have seen on the website.

They can then arrange a visit with the animal to decide if they are a suitable match!

Good Life Dog Rescue

Good Life Dog Rescue can be found on Pinn Fold on Great North Road.

This rescue shelter is a small independently-run charity that focuses on helping strays and neglected dogs find a home.

They have a large range of Staffordshire terriers in at the minute - all looking for a family to take them home.

It is open from 11.30am until 3pm every day.

Whitehall Dog Rescue

Whitehall Dog Rescue is located on Greenacres Farm in East Ardsley.

They focus on rehoming dogs that would otherwise be abandoned at a dog compound and euthanised.

It is open from 9am until 8pm every day to visit to find your perfect pet pal.

Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue

Yorkshire Rose Dog Rescue can be found on 10 Ash Grove in Cleckheaton.

They are staffed entirely by volunteers and make sure all dogs are microchipped, vaccinated, flead, wormed and neutered before rehoming.

They update their website frequently with new dogs that need rehoming.

Dogs Trust Leeds

The Leeds branch of Dogs Trust is located on Woodlands Farm on York Street.

Their website is updated on a regular basis with pictures, videos and descriptions of each dog up for adoption.

Those interested in a dog seen online can fill out an application form for the dog and then attend visits at the shelter with them.

The Leeds branch is open from 9am until 6pm every day apart from weekends when they open at 8.30am and close at 5pm.

RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District Branch

The Leeds and Wakefield branch of the RSPCA can be found on Moor Knoll Lane in Wakefield.

Their website hosts dogs as well as a range of cats, guinea pigs and rabbits and is updated regularly.

Visitors can adopt a dog by contacting the Leeds branch and expressing interest in one seen online.

The centre is open from 9am until 5pm every day apart from Mondays and Wednesdays.

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