Helping Pet's (north east)

North East Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne
View our rabbits and animals for adoption

About us

Vicki, our founder, is a Registered Veterinary Nurse who runs her own Vet Nurse business.

Through working with animals she was often made aware of pets looking for homes, which she ended up taking in herself until a suitable new owner could be found.

Over time, she came to realize that the demand for her help was increasing and decided to set up Helping Pets (North-East) in May 2012.

We recruited a number of additional volunteers who foster, help with administration, take professional photographs, run sponsorship schemes, fund raise and generally fetch and carry for us!

Helping Pets are run by a team of dedicated volunteers, with a mission of rehabilitating and re-homing stray and unwanted animals in the North East.

We currently accept dogs, cats and small animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs.

What to do if you are interested in adopting from us

Anyone wishing to adopt one of our pets will first need to fill in the questionnaire. We will then need to carry out a home check which will be done by one of our volunteers.

Provided that we are satisfied that your home is appropriate for the pet you wish to adopt, we can at this point, finalize the adoption.

£45 donation for a rabbit

Your donation helps with the cost of medication, neutering, micro chipping, veterinary treatment, the food and any other costs until their ‘forever home’ is found.

Rabbits leave our care fully vaccinated, micro - chipped and neutered.

How you can help us

Volunteering Roles
If you are unable to make a financial contribution but want to help there are other ways you can support us:

Fostering of our pets, especially, but not limited to, cats and dogs

Home checkers for both prospective foster homes and future owners

To transport supplies and deliver pets to foster homes and take them to the vets etc

Fund raising by completing a sponsored event

Helping out on our own fundraising events where we have a stall

Collecting and seeking out donations of goods to raffle or sell via auction eBay

Donating proceeds from one of your own events

Donating Money

By cheque, made payable to 'Helping Pets'.
Please send to:
Helping Pets, 36 Ellesmere Avenue, Walkergate, Newcastle- Upon-Tyne, NE6 4RP

By bank transfer to 'Helping Pets'
Account number: 18512560
Sort Code: 30-64-34

Donations from 3rd Parties

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Nominate us to receive your lifeline points which Pets at Home donate every time you shop with them
Simply elect the Newcastle Store then find us on their list of nominated local charities

We get a small commission for every policy purchased from Agria Pet Insurance

Further information

We are a team of dedicated volunteers. Helping Pets (North-East) does not have any paid members of staff. Everyone who works for, or with us, is an unpaid volunteer.

We are proud of this because it means that the bulk of the money we receive, or raise, goes directly on animal rescue and care.

Only a small proportion goes on anything other than the animals.

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Contact Details

Please contact rescues to make an appointment before visiting them or giving up an animal.

Helping Pet's (north east)
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

07586534534 or


Donations are always welcome and can help us in a variety of ways.

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