Latest News about Animal Welfare and Rescue

Helping to save Ben's sight!
We needyour help – we are raising £5,500 to help Ben see again. Labrador X, Ben, came into the care of WAW along with his siblings who were all terribly sick with Parvovirus. We managed to save...
Potter Walks! Marathon walk in memory of Bob Palmer for WAW
On 29 July, old rocker, Mark Potter along with his dog Lemmy will be embarking on a Marathon walk from Warrington, in loving memory of our dear friend Bob Palmer, to help raise money for WAW...
WAW neuters and chips 37 vulnerable for free in special two-day event
It’s been a busy weekend for Warrington Animal Welfare (WAW) as we neutered, chipped and health checked 37 vulnerable, community cats as part of a special two-day campaign in memory of our much-loved...
Changes to low cost neutering for dogs
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE LOW COST NEUTERING SCHEME FOR DOGS   Regrettably, due to the overwhelming demand and the financial restrictions on the charity, we are unable to assist...
We’re hiring! WAW Rescue Centre Manager (Job Share, Part Time)
Are you a team player with a passion for animals?  Then why not join the WAW team in Warrington. Location: Warrington Animal Welfare Rescue Centre, Warrington Salary: £10 per hour...
Volunteer Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator
Do you have time to help WAW? If yes, we are looking for a Volunteer Coordinator. The role would involve: Recruitment Reviewing applications Arranging and running inductions for new...
Christmas Appeal 2021
WAW Christmas Appeal 2021 – Give some Ho! Ho! Hope! Help us to continue to help animals in need It’s continued to be a strange time everyone, Covid-19 continues to impact our activities, we...
We're Hiring! Cattery Assistant and Rehoming Co-ordinator (NOW CLOSED)
Join the WAW Team:  Cattery Assistant and Rehoming Co-ordinator Exciting opportunity to work with animals! We need an extra pair of hands at our rehoming centre, to look after all the...
Volunteer Vets, Vet Nurses and Friends take on gruelling Tough Mudder
This weekend saw 12 volunteer vets, vet nurses and their friends & family take on the gruelling 5km Tough Mudder at Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire, to help raise funds for animals in...
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Falling for my foster dog
After fostering 17 rescue dogs for Warrington Animal Welfare (WAW) since September 2020, in June 2021, Adam and Sarah met Jess, a six-year-old scruffy mixed-breed terrier who was to become their last...
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The future of WAW – rescue and rehoming during a pandemic
The last year has meant that we have had to change the way we worked to comply with Government COVID restrictions, and as these restrictions ease, we have reassessed how the charity works and how we...
Neutering: Saving lives throughout the pandemic!
Thanks to our on-site neutering clinic, we have been able to continue to neuter animals throughout the pandemic. This has never been so important especially concerning cats and the expected kitten...