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A celebration of a great lady
14th May 2018


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We want to celebrate the life of Margaret each year on her birthday, and have put together some memories and pictures to show the amazing work that Margaret started and is still being carried out today ...

Smedmore House Open Day
9th May 2018

The sun was shining, the house looked glorious, the band were playing ... It was the Smedmore House Open Day 2018

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Walking the Walk down Wingletang Way
11th Apr 2018
Walk this way...


Paying our respect to Lady Saunders
20th Mar 2018

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It is with great sadness that we share the news that Lady Saunders (Katie Boyle) passed away today aged 91.

Meet the Spice Hounds
16th Feb 2018

Spice up your life when you meet the Spice Hounds

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Playful Spice, Lady Spice, Chilled Spice, Zesty Spice, and Happy Spice, this group of Super Friendly Greyhounds are looking for a new career since they retired from racing; although they are not into the pop scene so much as looking for their very own Happy Forever Home.

Could that be you?

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone 2018
20th Jan 2018

20th January 2018

Avian Influenza Prevention Zone. 

What does it mean to your visit to our Centres?

You are welcome to visit, we are taking precautions for our Poultry and Wild Birds, but this shouldn’t affect your enjoyment of the centre.


What a legacy
30th Dec 2017


Shoe Box Appeal 2017
31st Oct 2017

Rosie 100x100We're making a list - we're checking it twice ......

They've all written their letters to Santa - can you help make it happen please?

Local volunteers and charity recognised in generous donation
30th Oct 2017


Local volunteers and charity recognised in generous donation as a cheque for £500 was presented by The Ellingham & Ringwood Agriculture Society (ERAS)

Barking Mud 2017
28th Oct 2017

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You hear Barking Mud and you wonder if it's a typo, well read on and make a decision from there ....

All the signs were there ...
22nd Oct 2017

Quite literally in this case, as following terrible  weather,  yet again ahead of the event, it dawned bright, beautiful and sunny for what was to be a quite wonderful Country Fayre


It's the final countdown
21st Sep 2017

We're nearly there - it's the Country Fayre we've all been waiting for

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Bulldog Spirit shone through, when the sun could not!
4th Sep 2017

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Bulldog Spirit shone through, when the sun could not!

Only fitting really that it was Bulldog spirit that shone through on Sunday 3rd September when over 50 walkers took part with their four legged friends in the Wingletang annual Tri4Rescue.

Reach for the sky
31st Aug 2017


Reach for the Sky

Meet Woody, a Shar Pei cross with  a Birthday on the 2nd September and the best possible present for him would be his very own Forever Home.

When Superstition can get in the way of the perfect Forever Home
28th Aug 2017


Did you know that Black cats are the hardest to rehome?  It isn’t anything that they are doing, and it really is just their colour.

Oh My - What an amazing day
8th Aug 2017

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Well, you did it again - the Companion Dog Show was an incredible success and we just couldn't do it without you!

It's nearly here ..... the Companion Dog Show - Church Knowle
1st Aug 2017

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It's happening this Sunday 6th August at Church Knowle Rehoming & Visitor Centre

A great day out for the whole family (including the dog!)

We can't wait to see you

Give Our Brood A Brighter Future
21st Jul 2017

100x100 hensRead all about the arrival of 33 hens at our Church Knowle Rehoming and Visitor Centre in Dorset. 

Mayors Charity brings welcome donation to Wingletang
18th Jun 2017

Mayors Charity

left to right Niki Ging centre manager at Wingletang, Mrs Maggie Sheldon,  Cllr John Sheldon the Mayor and Mayoress in March 2017 at a Civic Reception with Jessica Morgan, Natasha Jackson and Jessica Rowe all from Wingletang Rescue and Rehoming Centre

When the going got tough.....
18th Jun 2017

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Despite the forecast being against them on the run up to the Dog Show, the team at Wingletang put on an amazing event, enjoyed by everyone on the day