OUR BIRMINGHAM CENTRE HAS MOVED
With the realisation that our rehoming Centre in Digbeth couldn't be significantly improved we constructed a brand new, purpose built Dog Rescue and Welfare Centre.
We've now moved into our exciting new Centre at Catherine-de-Barnes, near Solihull – and look forward to welcoming you all.
This state-of-the-art building replaced the Centre in Digbeth, which is now completely closed.
Below are artists impressions of what the Centre was to look like, along with pictures of what the Centre now looks like on completion.
You can view all of our pictures here in our photo gallery.
To be a part of this project see our ‘Buy a Brick’ Campaign
CGI Image of Kennels
CGI Image of the Front Entrance
CGI Image of Kennels
Community and Education Centre
Typical Kennel Block
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January 3, 2019
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Birmingham Dogs Home is now pleased to offer dog boarding services at their flagship centre in Catherine-de-Barnes, Solihull and at their Sunnyside centre in Coven, Wolverhampton.
We are here to help you enjoy your holiday, stress-free in the knowledge that your best friend is receiving 5-star treatment in luxurious kennels from our fully trained and friendly staff.
We know just how hard it is to leave your dog whilst you head off on holiday or have a business trip away, so let us take the worry out of any trip and trust a team with over 125 years experience.
What we offer –
All prices include the above and your dog will be treated like part of the family whilst in our care. Prices are correct as of Fri 4th May 2018.
One Dog - £15 per day
Dog Families (2 or more dogs in the same kennel) - £12 per dog, per day
We have two enlarged kennels specially designed for dog families at our Birmingham Centre - subject to availability
Exclusive offer to FRIENDS of Birmingham Dogs Home - £12 per day, per dog or for two or more dogs sharing, £10 per day per dog*
*To become a friend of Birmingham Dogs Home you would sign up to our membership scheme and donate either monthly or yearly to help the dogs in our care. Friend's membership number must be provided at the time of booking to receive discount.
Booking requires a 25% booking deposit which is non-refundable should you cancel and the remaining balance is due on your dog's arrival at our centre. Before any booking can take place all dogs must be fully vaccinated and have the Kennel Cough Vaccine (proof must be shown before the date of their stay with us)
Drop off and collection times are from 10 am to 4:30 pm (excluding Sundays & Bank Holidays)
Please make your way to our reception and a member of our team will call your dog's carer to meet you.
If you would like your dog to enjoy a holiday just like you then please get in touch. You are more than welcome to visit our centres during opening hours (Monday to Friday 11 am – 4:45 pm) to view our boarding facilities - trust the team with over 125 years experience.
If you have a date to book in then please contact the rehoming team at our centres:
Birmingham – 0121 643 5211
Sunnyside – 01902 790 618
Don't take our word for it – take a look at a recent review from someone who has already used our services:
"Absolutely can't recommend all the staff that work here highly enough, we had lots of support and help, used the boarding facilities last year and using them again this year, we don't think he missed us too much!!!!!......it's a wonderful home with friendly and caring staff, from us and Mr Rock, we thank you all for the work you do"
*Terms and conditions apply *BDH has the right to change prices in future *Dog food included within the price will be provided by BDH, if your dog is on a specific diet we would require their food to be provided by the owner on arrival of their stay. *Medication administered where appropriate *Under-Floor heating only available at Birmingham Centre *Enlarged dog kennels for families are subject to availability *Enlarged Kennels only available at Birmingham Centre *Terms & Conditions Apply
Animal welfare and the care of dogs are subjects Birmingham Dogs' Home consider vital and as such we have in place an educational programme focusing on promoting this topic within the community to young and old alike.
The Fundraising Department organises a schedule of talks to schools, colleges, youth groups, organisations, churches and businesses to inform and assist those in the community in the work done at our centres in addition to spearheading the call for first-rate animal welfare.
The department also arrange for on-site visits to both centres to enable those groups see first-hand the journey strays take from their delivery by Dog Wardens to their happy farewells with new owners.
This educational programme is geared to help enlighten and inform even the smallest child on subjects such as how to approach a dog and where not to stroke it all to ensure their safety around dogs and animals in general.
Can we play with the dogs?
As the dogs in our care are stray animals, they may be nervous around large groups of people and we cannot guarantee how they will react. Due to this and health and safety restrictions, unfortunately, no physical contact with the dogs in our centres is possible.
However, within a classroom situation we offer to bring one of our past residents - now a family pet - to give pupils and students closer contact and understanding of animal behaviour.
How much does it cost?
There is no charge for us to present a talk, however all we ask if for your group to make a small contribution to help our homeless dogs. This can consist of a monetry donation, or if you would prefer, you can donate cans of dog food, blankets, toys, treats, etc.
As we are a working kennels, there are certain health and safety conditions that must be adhered to when visiting the homes. To discuss your requirements, or if you simply wish further information, please feel free to call our fundraising team on 0121 643 5018 (option 3) or email us using our contact page.
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