International Cat Care a charity promoting the health and welfare of cats. Lots of useful information!

Cat protection is a nationwide cat charity with branches throughout Dorset. Contact them in Ferndown or Bournemouth.

Caring Canines – is a local voluntary dog assisted herapy  group working in the community helping people to understand dogs and be confident in their company. Their assessed, vaccinated and insured pets help to break down barriers and to enhance the lives of those people who miss animal companionship.

The Dogs Trust

Dorset Dog Rescue – local dog rescue

The Kennel Club Details of dog Breeds and general information

Association of Pet Dog Trainers

Purbeck Gundog Club – excellent dog training

The RSPCA Bournemouth – veterinary clinic, welfare and advice

Woofability is a locally based organisation training assistance dogs for disabled people in Dorset, Hampshire and south Wiltshire