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Christmas Wish Appeal 2019

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Sunday 24 November: 10am – 1pm

It’s that time of year again! We get so much support and help throughout the year and we thank each and everyone of our volunteers and helpers who keep Just For Dogs running.

This year we are appealing for monetary donations to help towards our ongoing running costs here at the rescue centre. We are full to capacity, as always, and while the dogs are in our care we treat them as our own until they find their happiness.

We look forward to welcoming you again this year – everyone is welcome – no matter how many legs you have.

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Tour De Rescue

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Wednesday 11th September
10am-1pm Everyone welcome!

Light refreshments, Book stall, Tombola, JFD charity shop open with a huge assortment of 2nd hand goods available.

On Wednesday 11th September, as part of his Tour De Rescue 2019, author and trainer Dominic Hodgson will be visiting Just For Dogs Rehoming Centre. Dom is scheduled to arrive at JFD at approximately 11am (although we are aware his schedule could alter over time). To coincide with his visit we are hosting an Open House Coffee Morning to welcome him to JFD.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with the Tour De Rescue 2019 please read on….
This September dog trainer and best selling author Dominic Hodgson is heading off on his bike to complete a tour of local rescues (Just For Dogs being one of them) starting in Northumberland, moving to Teesside, then the Peak District and finishing in North Wales.

The aim is to shine a light on the fantastic work done by local rescue centres, raise awareness and educate the community about rescue dogs so we can keep more dogs OUT of rescue centres and in their forever homes.

Due to his commitment to helping rescue dogs, Dominic has chosen High Peak Dogs to host the Peak District leg of the Tour and on Wednesday 11th September The day’s adventures end in an educational evening with some of the UK’s best dog trainers – and you are all invited!

The evening event will start promptly at 6:30pm at St Thomas More School, Buxton with the first speaker starting at 7pm. Finish time will be around 8.30-9ish. Tickets for the seminar are £35 per person with all proceeds donated to the 4 rescue centres Dom has visited that day.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the seminar please visit:

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Autumn Fun Dog Show

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We had a blast at Just for Dogs in Brailsford on Sunday 8 September for our Annual Autumn Fun Dog Show!

Everyone was welcome – small, large, noisy, quiet – everyone is welcome! It is always a great opportunity to help raise much needed funds for dogs that we are looking to re-home – plus its always great to welcome so many people and their four-legged friends.

Ian Richardson Photography was also there to get those beautiful pooches Pawtraits!

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ITV’s This Morning Welcomes Dillon from Just for Dogs

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Dillon from Just for Dogs makes appearance on ITV’s This Morning show!

The gorgeous Dillon from Just for Dogs, has enjoyed a great nights beauty sleep in London, ahead of his TV debut today (Friday 10 May) on ITV’s This Morning show.

Meet him and listen to his heartwarming story and how Just For Dogs are hoping to raise £4,000 to pay for life-changing surgery to restore his eyesight ♥️

Huge thanks to Zoe from Posh Paws, Heanor who gave Dillon his once-over beauty treatment yesterday – it wouldn’t do for Dillon to leave behind layers of his magnificent golden copper coat all over ‘that sofa’. Yesterday was the second meeting for these two as Zoe also visited JFD back in February when she provided a full days grooming and bathing FOC for some of our most needy JFD inmates with Dillon being top of the list at that time!

A JustGiving page has been set up in the hope it will help us reach our target of £4,000, every donation no matter how small will be, as always, very much appreciated.

Dillon is such a brave dog who has, up until recently, led such a cruel, brutal and sad life. Now he is safe at the Just For Dogs rescue centre in Derbyshire who want to give him the best chance of happiness – a loving forever home and a chance to see how beautiful the world can be. He is a very loving, gentle and affectionate dog who will make someone a fantastic loyal and faithful friend. Please help us to help Dillon, your kind donation no matter how small will make the world of difference to Dillon. Thank you

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Charity Dog Show

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Join Just for Dogs at the wonderful Peak Shopping Village for our charity fundraiser day where you can enter your beloved hounds into a range of fun classes. Have fun and help raise money for a brilliant charity supporting the care and re-homing of dogs.

We know our beautiful dogs are the best and now is your chance to show everyone else just how special they are! Win rosettes, trophies and prizes.

This event will take place on Sunday 12 May between 11am and 4pm.

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Charity Dog Walk

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Help us raise money for a local charity dedicated to the care and re-homing of abandoned, neglected or unwanted dogs.

When: 18th November 2018 at 9:00am

Where: The George Inn, Ripley

Join us to raise much needed funds and enjoy a walk with or without a dog.

Starting with a delicious bacon sandwich at The George Inn at Ripley forllowed by a 2 hour circular walk back to the pub for drinks and more fundraising.

A suggested donation of just £2 to join the walk – everyone is welcome.

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Christmas Wish Appeal

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Sunday 25th November 10am until 1pm

This year we are appealing for monetary donations to help towards the running costs of our rescue centre (which is already full to capacity!). If preferred, purchases from our Amazon Wish list.

Our newly opened state of the art rescue centre will be ready to welcome visitors both old and new.

Come and view our 5 star rescue facilities which will be decked with festive cheer, and with lots of homeless dogs longing to meet that special someone who will change their lives forever.

Lots of stalls and refreshments; tea, coffee, mince pies, light snacks, homemade soup, BBQ etc…

JFD Merchandise will be on sale including our brand new JFD 2018 Christmas Card packs with all proceeds to Just For Dogs.

Be here to meet our lovely bikers who are due to arrive in convoy at around 11am

The Biker Details:

Meet up point is ASDA Car Park, Spondon 10am to assemble ready to ride in convoy to Just for Dogs, North Lane, Brailsford. DE6 3BE

Everyone welcome!


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Fun Dog Show at JFD

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for our annual ‘Fun Dog Show’ at Just For Dogs in Brailsford in September 2018.

We all had such a great time, the weather was also very kind!

We couldn’t achieve what we do without the support of our friends and volunteers – including the human ones – so thank you to everyone who made it possible and for each one of you for turning up on the day.


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Grand Opening

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Wow! What an amazing day! Huge thanks to everyone who supported our Grand Opening. So lovely to see so many friends old & new, we are truly grateful to have the best followers, supporters, volunteers and fund-raisers EVER!

And what about Charles Hanson? How lucky are Just For Dogs to have such an amazing and supportive patron who didn’t just show up today to fulfill our wishes but oversaw the opening of our brand new rescue centre with such flair and panache that only Charles can carry off! Charles & Rebecca, thank you, we love you!!

2018 – 21 long years…..

The first day of the rest of our lives!!

Onwards & upwards, we have many more dogs to save, but together we can do it!!

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Charity Dog Show

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Just For Dogs fun dog show.

This event is generously sponsored by Peak Shopping Village and it helps us to raise much needed funds to contribute to the running of our rescue centre based in Brailsford, Derbyshire. We always love to meet new and old friends so we hope you are able to join us.

Sunday 5th August 2018 at the Peak Shopping Village, Derbyshire

Entries taken from 11.00am

Dog Show Commences at 12.30pm

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