SC042285 Education, Training, Neutering and Rehoming

Staffordshire Rescue Scotland

SC042285 Education, Training, Neutering and Rehoming

3 challenges in 3 months to raise funds for Scruples Whippet Rescue and Staffordshire Rescue Scotland

The first challenge takes place in May and involves climbing Scafell Pike which is England's highest mountain.

The second challenge in June is the Lake District biggest and longest 24 hour challenge. This is almost a complete crossing of the Lake District National Park from South to North by canoeing, cycling, scrambling, abseiling and walking. It involves canoeing the 2 longest lakes in the lake district which are Lake Windemere and Derwent water / Bassenthwaite lake and also involves climbing the 2 highest mountains in England which are Scafell and Scafell Pike The challenge is non stop for a full 24 hours.

Distance travelled:
33km canoeing (approx 11 hours)
21km cycling (approx 2 hours)
17km mountaineering (approx 11 hours)
Total distance = 71km (approx 24 hours)

The 3rd challenge in July is the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge, which involves climbing Pen Y Ghent, Whernside and Inglebrough in 12 hours. This involves 25 miles of walking and climbing.
If you would like to donate in support of this fantastic challenge by two very brave ladies please click here - Link 


We are seeking a special foster home for a special lady.

Bess is 10 years old, has a wonderful personality, is great company and very affectionate.

She needs a long term foster home to spend her retirement in with someone who is around most of the day.

She adores people, children of all ages but would be happier in a home with older children. She does enjoy the finer things in life such as going for a stroll, peace and quiet and a snooze! 

Dont be fooled though as she likes a good natter (talk!) throughout the day and will happily keep you entertained with her antics. 

She is best suited to someone who is around most of the day but can cope with being left 2-3 hours.
Bess is fine with other dogs but nervous of cats and is a happy traveller in the car.
She is speyed, vaccinated & microchipped.

If you think you can help please contact the rescue for further details on  07544001099 OR


Our Patron

We would like introduce our Patron, Harvey Carruthers BVMS, MBA, CertGP(SAM), MRCV.

Harvey Carruthers is a qualified veterinary surgeon with over 20 years of experience working with pets, horses and working dogs.  His background includes assisting the military with their dogs.

His specific interest is to help people enjoy owning their pets by promoting the best preventative and medical care possible.

Harvey has been looking after Mickey, one of our rehomed dogs.

Harvey is a huge supporter of staffies, rescue dogs and in particular Staffordshire Rescue Scotland.  He recently hosted a First Aid for Dogs evening in aid of the rescue.  Harvey is also an author.  He published a book called The Gundog Veterinary Bible which is full of very helpful information and straightforward advice to highlight what should be done in emergencies and how to go about it.  A must for every dog owner.

We would like to say a very big thank you to Harvey for all his help and support. 

Understanding the plight and myth busting by Colin Gray (13/02/14)

An enlightening and also worrying study carried out by Colin Gray (Rescue Scottish Pets).

Click here to read - Link

Staffordshire Rescue Scotland are very proud to announce we are members of The Dog Welfare Alliance -

Staffordshire Rescue Scotland are proud to be associate members of The Association of Dog and Cat homes.

Staffordshire Rescue Scotland are pleased to say we are members of The Dog Rescue Federation.


Staffordshire Bull Terriers and SBT crosses are being overbred meaning that every year thousands of them are left without homes, ending up in Council Pounds or Rescue centres and some suffering an even worse fate: being 'put to sleep' simply because they have nowhere to go.

Neuter and microchip your staffies and offer homes to rescue dogs.  The result of irresponsible breeding is that young healthy dogs that have outgrown their puppy cuteness are abandoned and left waiting to die alone.

"Eighteen stray dogs put to sleep per day, every 80 minutes a dog is put to sleep"

Dogs Trust Annual Report

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