is a very special place in Cambridgeshire where you may well find
the perfect pet to make your family complete! And even if you are
not looking for a new furry friend, the Wood Green Animal Shelter
at Godmanchester can certainly offer a fun day out for all.
Shelter is home to a variety of animals such as dogs, cats, ducks,
llamas and guinea pigs. Some of the animals can be sponsored and
live permanently at the site.
well as looking for a pet, visitors can wander around the vast 50
acre site and enjoy the fresh air followed by a picnic.
cat was happy to pose for the camera
Shelter is fully equipped with a restaurant, shop, Olympic size
indoor arena, exhibition hall, banqueting facilities, and much,
much more. Many events are held at the shelter, including craft
fairs, dog and cat shows, steam rallies, discos and even weddings.
There really is something for everyone!
you are looking for a place to unwind why not relax in the water
garden, buy a treat for your four-legged faithful friend or spend
a quiet moment with a lost loved one in the Garden of Remembrance.
The list to do is endless and the shelter is open between 9am
and 3pm every day of the year!
take unwanted and lost animals, provide shelter and care, find
secure and loving homes and provide advice, support and guidance
charity takes in around 8000 animals a year and has set national
standards in animal welfare. They are proud to say that over
80% of the animals are re-homed.
have capacity for 120 dogs, 120 cats and 60 field animals such as
horses, donkeys, goats and sheep. They even have a waiting list
for spaces for the field animals.
If you are interested in offering an
animal a home, the centre has a rigorous but fair and necessary
rehoming procedure to rival any local social services department.
It's great to know that such care is being taken to match the right
owner to the right pet.
Telephone Wood Green on: 08701 90 40 90
you are looking for a dog, you need to fill in a Dog Homefinder
Questionnaire. This asks questions such as what type of house you
live in, how long your pet might be left on its own and the local
facilities for exercising dogs.