dog::links is registered as a not-for-profit association (loi de 1901) in France, n° W122004359.
We are based near Rodez in the Aveyron, France.
Thanks to the donations and amazing support we get from people like you, we manage to save 150+ lives every year… sometimes many more than that.
We help to find…
- foster homes;
- temporary support; and
- permanent homes
…for dogs in need.
First and foremost, we desperately need people to foster dogs in immediate danger of being put down – in overcrowded shelters and refuges, at the dog pound, etc.
A few days or weeks in a foster home can be the difference between life and death for the dog. It gives us time to find the right home. This is such precious time for the dogs, who can spend time in a safe place rather than the stressful environment at the refuge or on the streets.
Ultimately, we want to find permanent homes for dogs who need only companionship and affection, and who want the chance to love and trust humans again. We have people who can help transport the dogs to new homes all over France if need be.
These dogs all need secure and loving homes – foster, temporary or permanent. Each has its own story, but they all find themselves alone, often very frightened, hungry, neglected and defenceless. Open your hearts and share your home, by giving one or more of these dogs your loving care and be rewarded by years of loyal companionship and affection in return. No matter what age, size or breed, they will each bring a new dimension to your life here in France.
Many of these dogs are still young and in danger of being euthanised due to overcrowding in the shelters and refuges, before their lives have even really begun. Some have been left behind when owners have returned to the UK, or a family crisis has meant they can no longer be cared for. Others are just abandoned through no fault of their own; and the saddest are often the old ones whom no one wants anymore.
These animals ask for so little… but they all have lots to give in return. We know from everyone that works with us and helps us that these dogs enrich the lives of their new owners.
None of this is possible without the kind and responsible PEOPLE who help us. That’s you! And this is where we make a difference, connecting the right people with each other and with the animals that need them.
Take a look at the dogs, read their stories, spread the word… and please make contact if you can help in any way at all, however small or insignificant you might think it is. All help is very welcome!