Welcome to the official website for Dogs on the Streets, a voluntary ran and not-for-profit charity dedicated to the welfare of dogs belonging to the UK’s homeless community.
Headed up by Michelle Clark who prior to the launch of DOTS back in 2016 had already been running a street outreach programme for 6 years. Tending to the needs of the homeless with dogs, she steadily built up a strong rapport and in depth knowledge of their true needs.
Via Michelle’s extensive work in this area, the true inspiration for DOTS came in the waggy tailed shape of a very special street dog called Poppy who changed Michelle’s life forever. Poppy’s homeless dad was taken very ill and having heard about Michelle’s work made contact to see if she could help with Poppy’s welfare while he moved into accommodation to try and better his health. Michelle took Poppy on, welcoming her into her family (including numerous other furbabies!) like one of her own. And it was this bond that was formed with Poppy that sparked the desire in Michelle to do even more than she was for the homeless doggy owning community, to provide a more permanent and regular service.
Dogs on the Streets is a multi award winning charity and the UK's main charity supporting our vulnerable community with pet dogs.
Founded in 2016 by Michelle Clark, DOTS offers 24/7 support for these dogs and their vulnerable owners.
Dogs On The Streets
Big And Red Storage Ltd – Unit 5
Martinbridge Industrial Estate
240-242 Lincoln Road
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Registered Charity Number: 1182323
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