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Our cattery and kennels at
Benton North Farm offer private
boarding facilities
at competitive rates.
Please call in
or give us a ring on

(0191) 215 0435

All funds from boarding
help to care for the
unwanted animals
in our two shelters





You can now help us by Donating Online using the Help Button

We do not have a Facebook page, however please follow us on Twitter at  @Dog_Cat_NCLE and on Google + at Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter


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If you or anyone you know has bought a dog over the Christmas period and are now struggling, please get in contact with us and we will do our best to help. We are not here to judge anyone we just want to help and we understand that owning a dog is a huge responsibility.

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Our Charity Shop is now OPEN
Visit us on 225 Chillingham Road, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne

Opening hours

Monday -            9am - 4.30pm
Tuesday -           9am - 4.30pm
Wednesday -      9am - 4.30pm
Thursday -         9am - 4.30pm
Friday -              9am - 4.30pm
Saturday -           9am - 4.30pm

Any donations of clothes, shoes, bags and smaller homewares are very gratefully received.

Please visit our Gift Shop for details of the items available from our shelters that help to fund our work

If you are no longer able to look after your pet, please contact us.

If we feel we are able to rehome them,
we will (subject to available space) take them in and care for them until a new home can be found.

Please contact us to discuss your pets needs and we will help if we can.  The more information we have, the easier it is to find the right home

Opening Times:

Mon-Fri  1pm-4..00pm,

Saturday 12.30pm-3.30pm

Sunday (& Bank Holidays) 1.30pm-3.15pm

Please note
Claremont Road is closed on the last Tuesday of every month
and Benton North Farm is closed on the last Wednesday of every month

You can now help us online with


Using the link at the top of the page or by visiting the link below and setting up a fundraising page

Please click on the just giving logo for more details



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Claremont Road Refurbishment
The building works is going well
Click here to see the latest pictures