Leicester Animal Aid is a rescue and rehoming centre for cats and dogs, based just outside of the South Leicester village of Huncote.
Every year, we care for more than 500 dogs and cats who are lost, abandoned, neglected unwanted or relinquished because their owners can no longer are for them.
We provide care for up to 40 dogs and 30 cats at any one time. Each and every one receives good food, veterinary care and individual attention to help them feel secure and loved, perhaps for the first time in their lives.
Each dog and cat that comes through our doors is assessed by our experienced team and our goal is to ensure the right home is found for every animal, no matter how long it takes.
We provide on-going guidance and practical help to both new and existing pet owners, so when you offer one of our animals a home, you can rely on us for advice for months, and even years afterwards.
The charity was founded in 1956 by the Late Dorothea Farndon who was affectionately known as the ‘Florence Nightingale of Animals’.
We have purpose built, quality animal accommodation set within 4 ½ acres of ground, including canine play areas, agility course, sensory garden, Education Centre and luxury cattery with secure outdoor play areas. We also have an onsite Charity Shop.
Our animal care team are fully qualified, experienced and dedicated to excellent quality of care.
We rehome dogs and cats based on their individual needs and personalities and act a bit like a dating agency!
Our qualified and experienced animal care team will help to find you a great match for your home, family and lifestyle. We offer a lifetime of free advice and support once you have taken your new addition home.
View dogs and cats currently looking for homes on our website and you can complete an “Interested Parties Form” for a dog or cat online too. This form helps our team to match you to your new best friend. Even if there’s not currently a match here at the Centre, you can complete a form and we’ll get in touch when we think we have the right dog or cat for