Featured Animals

  • Play Margot

    Margot

  • Frodo, Tamera, Lulu, Ginge & S

    Frodo, Tamera, Lulu, Ginge & S

  • Whizbit

    Whizbit

  • Loki

    Loki

  • Teddy

    Teddy

  • Rosie

    Rosie

  • Edwina

    Edwina

  • Zebedee And Dougal

    Zebedee And Dougal

  • Barney & Freddy

    Barney & Freddy

  • Reserved Chickpea, Charlotte & Emily

    Chickpea, Charlotte & Emily

  • Snowball,Rosie,Meriot And Blos

    Snowball,Rosie,Meriot And Blos

  • Cockerels

    Cockerels

  • Geese

    Geese

  • Ducks

    Ducks

  • Chickens

    Chickens

Margot

I’m Margot, a pretty 3 year old female Staffie. I am really polite, I like making friends and going for strolls! Unfortunately I am not keen on other dogs and cannot live with cats. Children in the home need to be used to dogs and older. I’m a happy, waggy dog who likes being part of everything that is going on!

Frodo, Tamera, Lulu, Ginge & S

Frodo, Tamera, Lulu, Ginge & S

Meet Frodo (2 1/2 years), Tamera (3 yrs), Lulu (3 yrs), Ginge (3 yrs) and Suzie (2 yrs), a bonded herd of 5 very sweet and confident guinea pigs who will be rehomed together. Due to the size of the group, their set up will need to be a bit bigger than what is required for a pair.

Whizbit

Whizbit

My name is Wizbit and I am a 4 year old male Lurcher (medium). I can be a little shy at first when meeting people but quickly make friends, love cuddles and playing with tennis balls! I am generally social with other dogs but not cats, I like to chase small furries! I get really worried when left alone and need a more experienced home that is able to work on my training and have researched my breed type. I’m a handsome little Lurcher who has had a tough time previously but I can offer you my devotion and will be a great walking companion.

Loki

Loki

Hello, I’m Loki, a handsome 4 ½ year old male Husky. I’m friendly and love going running! I prefer dogs that are the same size as me but no cats thank you! I could live with older children and am looking for an active family that will allow me to be involved in adventures and fun with them! Please research my breed type’s character and needs to ensure you can provide the required environment and level of exercise to keep me happy.

Teddy

Teddy

Hello my names Teddy and I am a scruffy 2 year old male terrier mix (Lakeland type??). I am partially sighted and will require eye drops for the rest of my life. I am determined not to let this spoil my enjoyment of life. I have a cheeky, independent character and need a home that will enjoy my terrier personality... I can be stubborn at times too but am adorable with it!! I am not so keen on other dogs due to having poor sight, but i am learning to walk with calm dogs so hopefully this can be worked on with time and patience. I become defensive to protect myself as I cannot tell if they are friendly or not. I’m not suited to live with cats or small furries, I have the terrier desire to hunt! I need an adult only home that has researched my breed type and understands my needs, also that can provide plenty of squeaky toys as they are my favourite!!

Rosie

Rosie

My name is Rosie and I’m a busy 2 year old female mongrel (small/ medium, maybe Corgi cross?!). I’m a bit of a hunter and like chasing things so will need good control from owners to ensure I don’t get up to mischief!! I’m Ok with other dogs but not cats and children in the home need to be older.

Edwina

Edwina

My name is Edwina, I am a 10 months old female Schnauzer cross. I have been enjoying my training whilst in kennels, I am clever and like having plenty of activity to keep me from mischief! I’m lively and busy and will need an active home that can commit to continuing my training and ensure I am not bored! I am not suited to live with cats but I could maybe live with older children. I need continued training around other dogs to help develop my social skills. Please research my breed type, I have a big character and need support to continue my development.

Zebedee And Dougal

Zebedee And Dougal

Hi we are Zebedee and Dougal we are two neutered male rabbits around 3yrs 6months of age. We are confident and friendly and are brothers and best friends, so are looking for a loving forever home together.

Barney & Freddy

Barney & Freddy

Hi, we are Barney and Freddy (brothers) aged 9 years old. Sadly, we were unhappy living with a dog so we are hoping to find a dog free forever home. We are both loving boys though I am more confident than Freddy. He likes women more than men. I am a lap cat and like a fuss. Freddy takes longer to get to know you but once he trusts you, he is also very loving. We both enjoy going outside so we do need a garden please. We may be ok with another cat but absolutely no dogs. If the home has children, they would need to be older as Freddy can be jumpy at times. Can you offer us a loving, forever home please? Love Barney & Freddy x

Reserved Chickpea, Charlotte & Emily

Chickpea, Charlotte & Emily

Hello, we are Chickpea, Charlotte and Emily. We are 3 fun loving female degus all around 5 months of age. As we are a bonded group, we need a loving home where we can stay together. To rehome us you will need to fit the Raystede minimum requirements which can be found on the Raystede website.

Snowball,Rosie,Meriot And Blos

Snowball,Rosie,Meriot And Blos

Hi we are a group of four female gerbils, we recently came to Raystede after being found abandoned in a car park with three males in a seperate cage. We are looking for a loving forever home together.

Cockerels

Cockerels

We are urgently seeking new homes for several different breeds of cockerels.We have Polish,Fizzle,Bantams and larger boys all waiting for the right homes.Please check with your neighbours and local council before re homing as they can be early morning crowers. Please contact Wendy Holford on 07985 998278 or customer services for more information.

Geese

Geese

From time to time we have geese looking for pet homes. Wendy, head of sanctuary would like to hear from you if you are able to offer a home. If nothing is available at the time, she will keep your name on file.

Ducks

Ducks

From time to time we have ducks looking for pet homes. Wendy, head of sanctuary would like to hear from you if you are able to offer a home. If nothing is available at the time, she will keep your name on file.

Chickens

Chickens

We now have lots of rescued ex commercial hens for re homing. All of which have been saved from going to slaughter they are only between 72-78 wks of age.Please contact us if you can offer any of these girls a free range home. We will also be taking in another 250-300 free range hens on 12th December.All of which will be looking new free range loving homes away from any predators and in return they will reward you with lovely fresh eggs every day. Wendy, head of Wildlife and fowl would like to hear from you if you are able to offer any of the girls a home. If nothing is available at the time, we will keep your name on file for any other hens that need our help.

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