News & Events


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Rescues are the busiest they have ever been, since the 'puppy boom' during Covid-19 households who own a pet rose by 23% with over 7 million people searching for a new pet. Dogs trust reported a 50% rise in abandoned pets between May and July last year with a lot of these dogs being under two years old. People are also surrendering dogs due to the cost of living crisis, finding it hard to feed and medicate their pets. Food banks have acknowledged this and are now providing pet food where possible.

We are currently at our busiest since we started in 1992 with dogs at both HQ and the boarding kennels at Copthorne along with dogs waiting to come into rescue. We have had a number of emergencies come in recently and are doing our best to get them all settled, checked by our vet, vaccinated, neutered and assessed by an independent behaviourist. 

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Pets at Home Epsom

We have a donation point at Pets at Home Epsom store. You can drop off any donations of food, medication, treats, toys, collars, harnesses and leads. We are not taking any bedding at the moment, thank you for all your donations so far.

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We have a number of published newsletters which contain somereally great information on ECR, dogs, fostering and lots more! Please click the buttons below to view them, enjoy!

Newsletter 2020
Newsletter 2013
Newsletter 2012


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Metro Bank Street Collection

  • Where: High Street, Epsom (outside Metro Bank)
  • When: Saturday 30th March
  • Time: 9.30am 
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Pets at Home Tombola

  • Where: Pets at Home Epsom
  • When: Monday 01st April
  • Time: 10am 
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Walton on the Hill May Pageant

  • Where: Howard Close, Walton on the Hill
  • When: Saturday 18th May
  • Time: 12pm 
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Bletchingley Village Fair

  • Where: Grange Meadow, High Street, Bletchingley RH1 4 PE
  • When: Saturday 30th June
  • Time: 12pm 
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Banstead Rotary Summer Fair

  • Where: Banstead High Street 
  • When: Saturday 6th July
  • Time: 10:30am - 3pm 

Please come along and support us and if you are able to help out at any of the above events please email us at: