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Hertfordshire Home Direct Scheme

Hertfordshire Home Direct Scheme

Welcome to the Hertfordshire rehoming centre. We’ve moved. Our centre is being refurbished but we’re still here and helping pets in Hertfordshire.


About

Our Hertfordshire rehoming centre will move to Luton from June 2019 until autumn 2020 while we carry out essential building work and our centre gets a makeover.  We’ll be back there next year but we’re still helping pets in Hertfordshire. After 70 years of constant use, the kennel blocks are showing their age and desperately need updating so we can look after pets in our care in a calm and comforting environment.

While the building work is ongoing it’s not safe for us to look after pets on site or welcome visitors, however we are continuing to find pets new homes through our Home Direct scheme during the time our centre is closed.

If you need to find a new home for a pet you own, please call 0300 777 1490.

Home Direct scheme

Our Home Direct scheme is for dogs, cats, rabbits and other small pets whose owners can sadly no longer keep them but don’t need to find them a new home straight away. Pets stay in their existing home until a new owner is found for them. All pets go through our careful assessment and matching process.

If you are looking to welcome a new pet into your family, please take a look at our rehoming pages and fill in an application form.  You can see pets available at all our locations or narrow your search more locally.  Our pages are updated regularly so please keep visiting them.

Rebuild updates

Do keep checking this page to find out more about our exciting rebuild and how you can help us or sign up to Hertfordshire centre rebuild email updates.

Click here if you would like to make a donation to and help us rebuild the centre and lives of many pets.

Please donate

Short-term volunteer foster caring

Become a volunteer short term foster carer for pets at Blue Cross and help improve the welfare of the animals in our care. As a volunteer foster carer you will look after needy animals in your own home while they are recuperating from operations, or illnesses, or young kittens or puppies until they are able to find a permanent new home. If you live within 45 minutes of the centre and are interested in this rewarding volunteer role, please email [email protected]


Our online community

Join the Hertfordshire Home Direct Scheme online community and become part of our ever-growing network of pet owners and Blue Cross supporters.

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Select a species available in Hertfordshire Home Direct Scheme

Give a pet a new home by selecting a species of animal available for rehoming.

We have lots of lovely animals that need a new home - could you give one a second chance?