The West Of England Rescue and Welfare

The West of England rescue covers quite a wide area. It includes Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and parts of Wiltshire and Gloucestershire. They are a very hard working band of dedicated people led by our rescue co-ordinator Miss Gillian Greenall. Helpers are always needed. Gillian has to cover many miles to collect dogs and if anyone can help in any way she is always grateful for the offer. If you need to re-home your dog or would like to give a loving home to one of our rescue dogs please contact

Miss Gillian Greenall 01548 580369


We as the members of the West of England Cavalier Club must face the fact that the number of cavaliers needing rescue, re-housing or, in some cases, long term boarding is increasing month by month. This situation has real and lasting financial implications for the club. There is no doubt that the recession is adding to the reasons for dogs having to be rescued. Now I hear that people cannot afford the vets bills or even the food. I am afraid that rescues are expensive.


When all this has been said and done, rescuing cavaliers continues to be very rewarding. Follow-ups have shown just how well these dogs have readjusted to their new situations, and how much joy they are giving to their new owners.


Gillian Greenall.