Merseyside Superdogs are an integral part of Merseyside Dogs Home, a local charity that helps local dogs and people.
The people of Merseyside, were the first in the UK to respond to the needs of animal welfare, they established a society as far back as 1806, it’s objective was to prevent cruelty to Animals. Now 208 years later, the people of Merseyside are the first to pioneer a new programme that not only rescues lost and abandoned dogs but also delivers the country’s first Dogs Home that also helps people. A centre that transforms lost and abandoned dogs into Super Dogs.
Merseyside Dogs Home gained Charity status in June 2015. Making history as the first Dogs Home that focused on supporting the welfare & wellbeing needs of people. As a result rescuing dogs that rescue vulnerable children, adults and the elderly. Because we believe that it is those on the fringes of society, that need a best friend’ to help them back on their feet.
Our Superdog programme provides Animal Assisted Intervention programmes for the people of Merseyside, it is an approved format that is new to the United Kingdom, see more aai.org.uk.
We don’t receive any Government or Lottery funding. Therefore relying totally on public support to provide our services. From October 2018, we consequently ask for a donation from service users towards our expenses. Pat & Play £45, Bark & Read £28, Walk & Talk £19, and in addition the Paws for Life ten week training course £150.
We recognise the value and impact Super Dogs have on improving the quality of life for the people within our community. With a growing waiting list for further Super Dog intervention, education and therapy - our resources currently can't meet the demand. The charity...read more
Mushy Peas is our latest dog to join the Superdog team, he will be at our Liverpool City street collection on Saturday 25th August, come along and meet him, we are based outside of the Halifax Building Society.read more
For the second time this year our adult learning course will be delivered in Southport. Recruitment for this popular ten week course will take place on the 13th of August for the September ten week open paw course.read more