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Pointers In Need Latest News and Updates
Here you can read all about our latest news and updates. As our Pointer Rescue and Rehoming work includes the whole of the UK and overseas, you can be sure we will have lots of news to share so please do keep coming back!

Crufts 2019

Pointers In Need at Crufts 2019. Pointers In Need had a fabulous day at Crufts. Our top team of volunteers manned the excellent stand for the whole of Gundog Day, selling memorabilia, raffle tickets and helping and advising on Pointer matters to people from all over...

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Wren and Seth’s success story

Wren and Seth's success story.   My two lovely rescues Wren (Milly) and Seth (Kansas).  Wren came to us a year last October from Corfu. I think she’s more a Spointer! But the funniest dog and full of character! And very cute!Seth came to us at the end of...

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Dina’s joy for life

Dina's success story.  What can one say about Dina? Despite having only adopted her through Pointers in Need around 18 months ago, it feels very much as if she has always been here, so imagining her previous life is becoming increasingly difficult to do....

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Hugo and Amber are loving life

Hugo and Amber's success story.This is Hugo and Amber. Hugo was rescued from the streets of Greece and was adopted in July 18 and Amber was left at a shelter in Spain and was adopted in January 17.As you can see they've become the absolute best of friends...

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Poppy’s success story

Poppy's success story.We have had Poppy for one year now, she came to us from Kos as a very nervous one year old skinny little girl. To say she adapted to her new life quickly would be an understatement, within a week she had claimed her space on the sofa...

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Pol’s happy home

Pol's happy home.This is Pol who arrived in August from Spain.He and Ebony are great friends. He is a lovely natured dog and a pleasure to have. His only fault is he shreds his bedding, much to Ebony's disgust.There are so many Pointers that need homes and...

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Stig and Daisy’s success story

Stig and Daisy's success story.Stig and Daisy are treasured by us all. Stig form Serbia, Daisy from Turkey came to us last Oct and Nov. They were welcomed by our 11yr old pointer Mason with no problems at all and that's pretty much how it's continued. Stig...

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Web & Social Media Volunteer Required

We are seeking a Web and Social Media volunteer.Pointers In Need is urgently seeking Web and Social Media Volunteer to help manage its Wordpress-based website and social media content. The right person will need to implement SEO strategies for our website...

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Fireworks – keeping your Pointers safe and calm

Please read our advice for keeping your Pointer(s) safe and calm during the firework season!At this time of year, what thrills some of us humans can be traumatic for dogs - and other pets.Loud noises and unusual sounds trigger a dog’s nervous systems, and...

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Rehoming & caring for Pointer Golden Oldies

Rehoming Golden Oldies is so rewarding and a real joy!Check out this great experience from one of our Pointer lovers, Paula Smith from Andover all about giving a chance to golden oldie Pointers.I got my first rescue when I was 20 and have had nothing but...

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Join us at Setter & Pointer ’18 and help Pointers !

Pointer In Need will be at the Setter and Pointer Championship Show on 3rd November 2018 - come along and say hi ! Pointers In Need will be setting up its stall at the Setter and Pointer Championship Show on Saturday November 3rd at Bingley Hall, Stafford...

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Pointer Ruby a success in her new home!

Pointer Ruby has settled in just fine! Here is an update of Pointer Ruby's successful forever rehome from her new owner Jacqui Evans: We saw Ruby advertised on the Pointers in Need website adoption page. She was approximately 2 year old and from Turkey,...

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WOW, it’s our 2nd birthday already!

It's Pointers In Need's 2nd Anniversary! What a two years it has been. Pointers In Need have rescued, re-homed and helped fund 220 Pointers so that they can find loving, forever homes. It's taken off beyond our wildest dreams. Pointers In Need's team of...

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Floki & Dylan climb Mount Snowdon in Wales

Floki and Dylan climb mount Snowdon. Kelly Taylor tells us that Floki and Dylan have had their first holiday this summer, on mount Snowden in Wales. Hike day arrived and we were up early with bags packed ready to go. We drove a few miles to the start of...

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Gordon has O’Grady fan

Gordon has a fan in Paul O'Grady. Like most animal rescue organisations Pointers In Need relies heavily on volunteers to make it work. One of the most essential groups of people who help are the “fosterers” who take in rescued pointers for...

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PointerFest 2018

PointerFest 2018 was a huge success for Pointers ! The Pointers in Need team, together with our beloved Pointers, were at Pointerfest on Saturday 28th July 2018 - along with many other Pointers and raised a huge amount. Once again the team at Pointerfest...

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10k Pointers

Floki really, really loves running. We thought that we could give her the chance to run a proper race. The Whinlatter 10k. She decided she would use her run to see if she could help Pointers in Need a little way to helping fellow Pointers by doing a bit of...

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Marathon Run

A few glasses of wine can prove dangerous! How shall I celebrate my 60th birthday and our 25th Wedding Anniversary? How about running the Paddock Wood half marathon? Two days later we are all booked up and discussing training to run the 21.09 kms (13.1 miles). Off I...

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Free Insurance Offer

Pointers In Need have teamed up with the lovely people at Agria Pet Insurance, who are one of the biggest pet insurers, and The Kennel Club's insurer of choice, to provide you with 5 weeks free insurance for your dog. The 5 weeks complimentary cover provides: Up to...

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Crufts 2018

Pointers In Need attended their second Crufts on Sunday 11th March 2018, Gundog day with a busy ringside stand. Again this year, it was a huge success - there was a raffle with several wonderful Pointer items, including an Orvis bed, a Russian ceramic Pointer, a...

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The Year Ahead 2018

The year ahead: 2018 and the work continues... Last year was an amazing first year for Pointers In Need. The organisation fulfilled and achieved more than it ever hoped for. Your support, in all its forms, was most gratefully received and without it, many beautiful...

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Merry Christmas 2017

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy new Year.   There are so many Pointers that need homes and many more still that are waiting in the wings to come onto our books. You can find out more information see our Frequently Asked Questions. If you want...

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Retailer spreads festive cheer

Holland and Holland spread festive cheer with Pointers In Need collaboration Holland and Holland, the world renowned gun maker and country pursuits clothing manufacturer has joined forces with Pointers in Need, the UK based Pointer rescue and rehoming organisation, to...

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Management Changes

Pointers in Need, the UK based, Pointer rescue and rehoming organisation, announces the following changes to its management team. Claire Stokes has been appointed as Executive Chair of Pointers in Need. A founding member and formerly Treasurer of the group, Claire has...

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Festive Pointer Baubles

With the festive season fast approaching, the team at Pointers in Need wanted to find a really special gift that dog lovers could treasure for ever. We hope you’ll agree we’ve done just that with the introduction of two beautiful, exclusive, hand painted glass...

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Volunteers Boost Team

Since launching in August last year, the support we have received from everyone involved has been astounding. All this support keeps the team busy 7 days a week. Due to the increasing number of enquiries and the work that follows, and our desire to respond quickly to...

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Celebrating our 1st Birthday

Here we are, Pointers In Need, at the end of year one. After taking, what felt like quite a big step into launching Pointers In Need, we have surpassed all expectations. Throughout this past year, with your fantastic help and support, Pointers In Need has rescued and...

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Joker’s made lifelong friends

A fantastic update regarding adopted Pointer Joker from his family Linda, Nick, Dan, Jester and Piper. 'From the moment Joker arrived home, he just walked in, had a look around, made friends with Jester and our old cat Piper and seemed to say to himself...

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Dottie has a bright future.

Lisa Murray has sent us this fabulous update regarding adopted Pointer Dottie. 'D-Day 18th June. Dottie arrived on a very hot Sunday around 6pm. She was the last but one of the Turkish pups to be dropped off. We had been waiting for what felt like ages for...

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Jack’s new life in UK

Nikki Griffin-Stubbs adopted Jack from Greece and here is her update about how Jack is settling into his new life in the UK: 'We decided to adopt a Pointer after the loss of our own fantastic boy, Scout. Claire matched us to Jack because we all thought...

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If you’d like to adopt a Pointer or join our fostering team, Bob and the team will do a happy dance! But there are many other ways you can help these noble dogs. Please make a donation or buy something fabulous from our online shop.  You can also register with easyfundraising – this brilliant idea raises money for Pointers in Need while you shop online and you don’t a penny extra.

Thank you.