Find a Rescue Pet

You can now view the animals at the Home again without need for an appointment. Our doors are open from 11am to 3pm (except Wednesdays).
Please complete an Interest Form online prior to arrival so we can better assess your requirements.

Please help an animal find a new loving home by starting the adoption process today.
New animals available for rehoming are added to our website daily, so if you can't find the perfect furry friend right now please check again soon.

Can You Help Us?

Danaher volunteer Dorothy holding her favourite sighthound

We could not help as many animals as we do without the help of our dedicated volunteer team. Our volunteers play a vital supporting role in the work we do.

We are always on the look out for more volunteers willing to lend a hand though!

If you're an animal lover and live near our centre or one of our charity shops, volunteering is an incredibly rewarding way to get involved. Fill out an application form today and you too could help improve the lives of the many animals in our care.

More Information
Clothing and other items for sale at Danaher's charity shops

With five charity shops in Braintree, Witham, Chelmsford, Dunmow, and Sudbury you're sure to find one close by. Whether it's to drop off unwanted quality items or to browse the rails - we'd love to see you.

All our shops are currently appealing for donations, particularly new and good quality second hand clothing, furniture, electrical, bric-a-brac and books.

For bigger household items we also have a FREE pick up service.

Find a Donation Location


We wish to express our gratitude to the following companies who have made charitable donations to the Danaher Animal Home. We stress however, this does not constitute any recommendation or endorsement of their products and services.