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Wood Green Animal Shelter
Puppy at Wood Green
A puppy from the Wood green shelter
Whether you're looking for the perfect pet to complete your family, or just want a great day out, Godmanchester's Wood Green Animal Shelter is the perfect place to visit. It's a haven for pretty pooches and the cutest of kitties.
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There 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.

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The 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.

As well as looking for a pet, visitors can wander around the vast 50 acre site and enjoy the fresh air followed by a picnic.

Pretty Kitty
This cat was happy to pose for the camera

The 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!

If 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!

The Mission
To take unwanted and lost animals, provide shelter and care, find secure and loving homes and provide advice, support and guidance for owners.

The 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.

They 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.

Rehoming
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

Keeping puppy cosy.
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If 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.

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