Eden Animal Rescue has been caring for animals since 1995.
The scale of our work is enormous; last year 231 cats, 71 kittens and 176 dogs came to us.. not to mention the many rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs and other small domestic animals which also come our way! And our animals need you to help us be able to care for them, and find them new homes.
Our busy rescue centre is located near Shap, Cumbria. As well as welfare needs and behavioural work, we also pay veterinary bills for annual vaccinations, neutering, any treatment required and micro-chipping for the dogs. While an animal is with us we provide care, companionship and understanding and do all we can to find it a good home.
Having only a small team of part time employees, we rely heavily on the work of our fantastic volunteers, both in fundraising and in caring for the animals. So whether you are interested in adopting an animal or feel you would like to help out in some way, we hope our webpage helps you get to know us and keep in touch. If you can't find the answer to your question though, please do contact us.
2015 is Eden Animal Rescue's 20th Birthday. We think this is well worth celebrating! During this year we are planning to do just that so please keep watching our events page.
The Eden Animal Rescue Team!
We would like to thank Maire and Neville Howard for letting us hold our 20th birthday party in the beautiful surroundings of Greystoke Castle. Such an impressive venue really added to the day and we are very grateful to you for letting us be there. We hope everyone attending, and sharing the lovely cake, enjoyed it as much as we did! Here's some pictures to remind you of some of the stars of the day! (Pictures courtesy of Frederick Wilson and Irving Butterworth - Thank you both!).
We are absolutely delighted to be able to share the news that Eden Animal Rescue has purchased Moorlands Head Farm, Newbiggin, Temple Sowerby for the location of our new rescue centre. What an amazing way of marking 20 years of hard work by many individuals and the amazing generosity of so many people who have supported us over those years.
The purchase has been possible thanks to a number of significant legacies. Although we can't thank those people, we will ensure we honour their wish that the animals in our care have the best possible experience with us. The new centre has seven acres of land, will see improved dog kennelling, a new purpose built cattery and small animal area.
After 9 years at Hardendale, buying Moorlands Head makes good economic sense and we hope to have the new centre operating by winter - a tremendous challenge. The conversion work is estimated at £150K and our normal running cost of £130K pa will still need to be covered. So we face a very exciting and daunting few months ahead. Meantime, we will continue to care for all our animals at Hardendale as we always have.
No doubt you will see and hear much from us in the coming months and we really hope that you will be able to support us in whatever way you can!