• You can help cats like Boris through our sponsorship scheme

    You can help cats like Boris through our sponsorship scheme

  • Your support means we can help more dogs like Alfie find comfortable homes

    Your support means we can help more dogs like Alfie find comfortable homes

  • Our busy rescue centre is now at Moorlands Head Farm, thanks to our supporters, donors, and funders

    Our busy rescue centre is now at Moorlands Head Farm, thanks to our supporters, donors, and funders

  • We ensure all our animals receive any veterinary treatment they need and are happy to cater for any special needs like Kai's hydrotherapy

    We ensure all our animals receive any veterinary treatment they need and are happy to cater for any special needs like Kai's hydrotherapy

  • Penny is delighted to be sponsored by JIW Properties. Thank you to our business sponsors.

    Penny is delighted to be sponsored by JIW Properties. Thank you to our business sponsors.

  • We provide care, companionship and understanding

    We provide care, companionship and understanding

  • This is Kevin, one of the cats currently looking for a new home.

    This is Kevin, one of the cats currently looking for a new home.

Eden Animal Rescue

Eden Animal Rescue has been caring for animals since 1995.

The scale of our work is enormous; last year we homed many cats and dogs... not to mention lots of rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs and other small domestic animals which also came our way! This year, those numbers are set to be higher and our animals need you to help us be able to care for them, and find them new homes.

Eden Animal Rescue are proud of the fact that we have a non-destruct policy and believe that NO healthy animal should ever be put to sleep. We always seek advice from our vets and it would be only on the advice from a vet that an animal would be euthanised.

For many years our busy rescue centre was located near Shap, Cumbria but in 2016 we moved to a purpose built centre at Moorlands Head Farm, near Newbiggin, Temple Sowerby. Our new home is proving to be a wonderful place for our animals - the space, atmosphere and surroundings contribute massively to their wellbeing. As well as welfare needs and behavioural work, we also pay veterinary bills for annual vaccinations, neutering, any treatment required and micro-chipping. While an animal is with us we provide care, companionship and understanding and do all we can to match them to a great new home and owner.

Having only a small team of 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 website 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.

The Eden Animal Rescue Team!


Meet Gus...

This lovely lad is Gus, he is just under 2 years old, and came to us because his owner didn't have enough time for him. He's a very friendly young dog who loves people, playing, and learning! He can be a bit possessive over his toys so we are looking for an adult only home with no other pets. Gus needs an experienced handler, who can help this clever boy with training, he loves to learn!


If you can offer Gus the perfect home please contact the centre.

Gus is kindly sponsored by PFK. Thank you!



Practicing recalls:


A special appeal for Seb...

Seb is a gentle, timid senior kittizen found as a stray in poor condition. He is really struggling in a busy rescue and urgently needs a very quiet, patient retirement home where he can gain confidence in his own time. Seb loves food and it's the highlight of his day. As Seb is FIV positive, he needs to be the only cat in the household. Seb is also available to foster.

Please contact the centre if you'd like to meet this special boy.

Pretty Penny...

Will pretty Penny steal your heart?

Beautiful 11 year old Penny is looking for experienced owners with a pet and child free home. She doesn't like having her neck touched, and will need someone who can give her time to build trust, but is such a friendly little dog once she gets to know you. She has recently been for days out with one of volunteers; she loves car rides, has enjoyed her first picnic, and was very well behaved.

She has been in kennels since July 2017 and desperately needs her forever home. If you're the perfect person for Penny please get in touch! We will consider a permanent foster home for this special little lady so Eden Animal Rescue will assist with medical costs if it helps her find a happy home. Please contact us for more information.

Penny is kindly sponsored by JIW Properties while she waits for her furever home. Thank you!

A celebration of life

Saturday 6th July

Join us for a celebration and memorial service in appreciation of our animal companions that share and enrich our lives. We will celebrate the importance of our animal family both who are with us now and those who have sadly left us. Come along on Saturday 6th July for the outdoor service at Moorlands Head Farm. Arrive from 12.00 for 13.00 service kindly officiated by interfaith minster Rev. Helen Parsons. Everyone welcome, including dogs. Plus tea and cake!

Centre Opening Times

Our Rescue Centre is open 6 days a week by appointment only
11:30 am to 3:00 pm

We are closed on Wednesdays for staff training

News

Volunteer roles

A huge THANK YOU to all our dedicated long term and new volunteers! Sadly due to the amount of animals in our care and our small staff team, we need more help with many areas including animal care, fundraising, shop work and administration. If you can donate any of your spare time to help please contact me on 07850451450 or 01931716114. Sarah

Summer placements

If you would like to help care for our rescue dogs, cats and small furries during your university or college vacation, please get in touch. We'll happily provide references and document your time with us. Flexible days and hours to suit; our busiest times are 8:30am - 11:30am and 2.00pm - 5.00pm.

To apply, or for further information please contact: admin@edenanimalrescue.org.uk.


Thanks to our sponsors!

Sponsors help us to keep our animals happy and healthy while they wait for their special humans. Thank you to the following businesses who are helping us to looking after the animals in our care:


Penny, a very sweet 10 year old Jack Russell is sponsored by JIW properties. Thank you!







Gus, a clever and friendly two year old staffy cross is sponsored by PFK. Thank you!




Thanks also to the two business sponsors who would like to remain anonymous. You know who you are, and your sponsored dogs are very happy to have your support. Thank you!

We would love to find a sponsor for all of our dogs. If you'd be interested in corporate sponsorship please contact Sue Wilkinson (Trustee) on 07967917469 or suewilk1968@hotmail.co.uk. Thank you!

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