If you are looking for a special Christmas present for a dog lover, please consider sponsoring one of our oldies.
Our 2024 desk calendar is now available to purchase! After a discussion our desk calendar has returned back to the original rectangular design we used to have. It is priced at £8.50 inc p&p (inside the UK). 100% of the sale price of the calendars will go towards helping more older dogs to find forever … Continue reading Oldies Club Desk Calendar 2024 – Now Available
Our Autumn Auction is now open taking place on our Facebook Auctions page between 17-30 September 2023. We currently have three albums for Star Lots, Items for You and Items for your Pet, which can be found here. We would be grateful to receive further donations. If you would be interested in donating an item please would … Continue reading Autumn Auction 17-30 September 2023
~ WANTED: Dog lovers to donate £2 or more to our Summer Appeal, this International Dog Day. Please click HERE to support us, as we try to keep our doors open to older dogs in need of rescue, in the UK. Reward: The warm, fuzzy feeling of knowing you’ve helped older dogs in rescue. Please … Continue reading WANTED: Dog lovers to donate to our Appeal this International Dog Day!
Oldies Club is seeking someone with solid, professional, charity fundraising experience, to help us on a voluntary basis for a month or two, subject to possible extension.
~ Please, please, please donate – click HERE – if you can, to help us keep our doors open for older dogs in need! We have now paid out almost £18,000 this month alone, with more vet bills to come, and our little team of volunteers is feeling rather worried right now Please don’t think … Continue reading Please, please, please donate today to help us keep our doors open!
~ Sweet Sammy helped us launch our Summer Appeal and would love for you to support him, HERE. Hello, I am Sammy, a black Labrador boy, who came into the care of Oldies Club in July 2023, when my previous owner was moving without taking me with them. Unfortunately, as I arrived in Oldies Club … Continue reading Could you help raise the money for Sammy’s vet bill?
Do you have a soft spot for older dogs? Do you feel for those older dogs who find themselves in need of a new home, through no fault of their own, and feel thankful that Oldies Club exists to help them through our rescue and rehoming work in the UK? Do you know … Continue reading Do you have a soft spot for older dogs? S/O Sunday
Could your dog be Oldies Club’s next dog model? We’re looking for a Cover Star to feature on the front of our 2024 Calendar. So what better way than to run a photo competition to find a fabulous winner to grace our cover and win a bundle of lovely goodies. The rules are simple:- Dogs … Continue reading Cover Star Photo Competition
~ I’m posting this evening whilst wearing my worried fundraising hat to ask, please, if anyone else is able to donate to our Spring Appeal this week? Our treasurer has had to pay out £16,000 so far this month and in order to keep bringing dogs into our care, like the lovely Scampy and his … Continue reading Please support our Spring Appeal – we’ve paid out over £16,000 this month!
~ We love that you show compassion for the older dogs who come into our care, knowing we will do all we can to look after them in foster and find the best forever homes for them, and that you share our joy when our dogs are adopted. Please click here to support our Spring … Continue reading Spring Appeal – please help us continue rescuing/rehoming older dogs
~ Nominations now closed. We weren’t successful on this occasion, but thank you very much to everyone who took the time to nominate us. If you’d like to support our volunteer work, rescuing and rehoming older dogs in the UK, please consider making a donation (from £2 upwards) to our Spring Appeal :-) ******** Please … Continue reading Please nominate us for the chance to win £5,000 for Oldies Club!
16/04/22 – All calendars are now sold. Thank you to every one who purchased one. We have a small amount of calendars left available at a reduced price! The calendar has a new square design but is still gorgeous. It is now priced at £5.00 inc p&p (inside the UK). 100% of the sale price … Continue reading Oldies Club Desk Calendar 2023- SOLD OUT
~ It’s Love an Oldie Day! We are asking people to please make a donation – please click HERE – to Oldies Club this Love an Oldie Day, to help take care of the beautiful older dogs in Oldies Club’s care Perhaps you would like to dedicate your donation to your current canine companion(s), … Continue reading Love an Oldie Day – make a dedication
***Buy your ticket(s) before midnight tonight, Friday 3 February 2023, to support Oldies Club in the DoggyLottery, helping raise funds for Oldies Club, with a chance to win some lovely money yourself too!*** ~ Oldies Club is very pleased to have been chosen to be featured on the current round of DoggyLottery, a charity lottery, … Continue reading Today is your last chance to vote for our little Bobo in the DoggyLottery!
A New Year’s Eve message from the fundraising side of the Oldies Club team Winter Appeal It wasn’t very long ago that we had to close our doors to incoming oldies, due to financial challenges. Everyone on our Oldies Club team donates their time, as volunteers, to our little charity and knowing that we were … Continue reading ~ A New Year’s Eve message
***WINTER APPEAL*** ~ Today, we launch our Winter Appeal. Please donate what you can HERE to help Oldies Club keep its doors open and give older dogs in need, in the UK, a second chance at life this winter Oldies Club is a volunteer-run charity that rescues and rehomes older dogs in the UK. … Continue reading Appeal – help us keep our doors open for older dogs this winter!
Here at Oldies Club, a small volunteer-run dog rescue registered charity, we have helped around 7,000 homeless old dogs in rescue to be discovered by new, loving families, thanks to our popular website. Oldies Club is a friendly, helpful, dog rescue charity, and as well as rescuing and rehoming old dogs via our own rescue … Continue reading Seven Thousand Oldies Rehomed thanks to being seen on the Oldies Club website!
~ Below, is a copy of a post made on our Facebook page on 21 September, for those who prefer to follow our work via this site. We so appreciate those of you who have since shown your support, thank you :-) *********** Feeling very sad this evening, as our rehoming volunteers are having to … Continue reading WANTED: Dog Lovers
Our Autumn Auction will be taking place between 9-20 October 2023. We currently have three albums for Star Lots, Items for You and Items for your Pet, which can be found here. We would be grateful to receive further donations. If you would be interested in donating an item please would you email a clear … Continue reading Autumn Auction 9 – 22 October 2022
~ We hope that we can encourage you to pause for a moment, rather than scrolling past, and support our rescue work, caring for and rehoming older dogs in the UK by contributing to our Summer Appeal. We have many thousands of website visitors and “follows” on social media, who presumably all care about older … Continue reading ~ Don’t delay, donate today! ~
~ After being left to live alone in the garden after his person died, Snubz is one of the dogs now in the care of Oldies Club, a small, volunteer-run charity rescuing and rehoming older dogs in the UK.
~ Hi, I’m Ted, a very sweet 10-year-old Pug, who came into the care of Oldies Club at the end of 2021, with my best friend and snuggle-buddy, little Penny, a 15-year-old Dachshund x JRT. You can see us together HERE. I have been in a lovely foster home with Penny since then and our … Continue reading ~ Please help pay little Ted’s specialist vet bill
~ It’s hard to believe, looking at these lovely photos of a gorgeous dog relaxing at home and thoroughly enjoying spending time outdoors (photos taken prior to the current heatwave) that, just a few months ago, we were running an urgent appeal to find a new foster home for Sullivan. It’s wonderful to see how … Continue reading ~ Could you help transform the life of our next Sullivan?
If you have found your way to our website, it’s likely that you love dogs as much as we all do here at Oldies Club, currently have a treasured canine companion and/or have very fond memories of dogs you have opened your heart to in the past, and share our great appreciation for these precious … Continue reading Leaving a legacy – will you think of Oldies Club?
With the terrible events of recent weeks, we wanted to post here to say that our thoughts and hopes are with the people and animals of Ukraine. The heartbreaking news reports of adults and children desperately fleeing for their lives, many of them clutching their beloved pets, have been so difficult to watch. If you … Continue reading Thinking of Ukrainian people and animals
~ Looking for a stocking filler for an animal lover with a good sense of humour? Titles are Hard, The Memories, Musings and Mishaps of G could be just what you’re looking for. Perhaps treat yourself to a copy to enjoy with a mug of hot chocolate or a mulled wine as Christmas approaches, too … Continue reading ~ Fab stocking filler! “Memories, Musings and Mishaps by G”
Our 2022 desk calendar is now available! The calendar has a new square design but is still lovely. It is priced at £7.50 inc p&p (inside the UK). 100% of the sale price of the calendars will go towards helping more older dogs to find forever homes. Gorgeous Erynn is our 202 Cover Star winner … Continue reading Oldies Club Calendar 2022 – SOLD OUT
EXCITING NEWS! For the next 4 weeks #DoggyLottery will be raising funds for Oldies Club! DoggyLottery is a non-profit that raises funds for dog rescues in need, through an online lottery. Each month 5 different rescues are partnered with them and share the charity fund at the end of the 4-week round. To sign-up go … Continue reading ~ DoggyLottery ~ Enter now (closes Friday 12 November)!
*If you wish to sponsor an Oldie for a Valentines gift, please ensure that your donation and all the sponsor information required is submitted to Oldies Club by Wednesday 10 February 2021 to enable us to print and post your sponsor pack(s) to you, in the UK, by the Royal Mail* Chocolates & flowers are nice … Continue reading Sponsor An Oldie This Valentines
As 2021 begins we just wanted to update our stance as a rescue. With all areas now being in Tier 4 we will continue with our suspension on home visits for both fostering and adoption. This will continue until a time where areas start dropping down into the lower tiers. For our dogs they know … Continue reading 2021 Update
10/01/21 – We have a small amount of calendars left that have now been reduced in price to £6.50
Due to the continuing Coronavirus situation, we have taken the decision to suspend our recruitment of new foster carers.
~ Unless you’re very fortunate, you will be hearing fireworks going off in the coming days, and probably have heard some already. We can’t stop fireworks being set off currently, but we can take measures to try to keep our beloved dogs, and other animals, as safe and calm as possible.
We have received this lovely tribute for Missy from her foster family The first day you arrived (July 2017) I took one look at you and fell in love. I wasn’t supposed to as we were just fostering but I couldn’t help it. Your frosted whiskers, Cleopatra eyes and a mouth that looked almost like … Continue reading A Tribute to Sponsor Dog Missy
Oldies Club 2020 Desk Calendars are now SOLD OUT!! The calendar is priced at £7.50 inc p&p (inside the UK). 100% of the sale price of the calendars will go towards helping more older dogs to find forever homes. Handsome Aslan is our 2020 Cover Star winner and inside a host of gorgeous rehomed Oldies … Continue reading Oldies Club Calendar 2020 – SOLD OUT
We are looking for 50 people to pledge to raise £50 each in September 2019 for Oldies Club. We hope lots of our supporters will decide to take part and raise funds to be used to help take care of our beautiful sugar-frosted older dogs.
~ In May 2019, amazing Oldies Club supporter Jacquie embarked on an amazing bicycle tour, accompanied by her beloved little dog, Murphy, to raise funds for Oldies Club. Please support them HERE. Update 13 June 2019: ~ Jacquie and Murphy made it to North Cape, the northernmost point on the European mainland! Please support them … Continue reading Please support Jacquie and Murph on their bicycle tour for Oldies Club!
*Our Oldies Club Summer Auction CLOSES at 9pm tonight, Saturday 27 July!* The auction is held on our Oldies Club Auctions page on Facebook and we usually have three albums of listings: Star Lots, Items for Your Dog and Items for You. We have lots of goodies to bid on, including some wonderful star lots, … Continue reading Online Summer Auction – now CLOSED
Update 5 June 2019: We’ve received notification that Oldies Club is one of the winning charities nominated to receive one of the £1,000 Movement for Good awards from Ecclesiastical Insurance! We’re delighted that we’re going to receive this and very grateful to Ecclesiastical and to everyone that took the time to nominate us – thank … Continue reading Please nominate Oldies Club for the Movement for Good awards
Oldies Club support, Aileen, ran the London Marathon at the weekend, completing it in 3 hours 49 minutes (amazing!) and very kindly selected Oldies Club as her charity. Please click HERE to support Aileen – you can donate from £2 upwards. Every donation will help us continue our much needed volunteer work, rescuing and rehoming … Continue reading Aileen runs the London Marathon for Oldies Club!
~ With less than a day and a half to go until the end of the third month of our Winter Appeal, it’s looking increasingly unlikely that we are going to meet our overall fundraising target, but if you would like to support our ongoing rescue work and contribute to the care of older dogs such as Grace and Duke, who came to Oldies Club after ending up in kennels when their owner became too poorly to care for them, you can do so …
Behind all the sweet and heartwarming photos of the dogs already in our care are the dogs on our waiting list, who may currently be in far from ideal situations, the dogs whose people are yet to contact us for help, the ones who may be abandoned/picked up as strays and the ones who may be left at vets to be put to sleep, but find their way to us as others have in the past.
~ It’s Love an Oldie Day again! ~ This year, we’re celebrating this special day as part of our Winter Appeal, with the help of the lovely Josie and her big-little brother, Toby. We invite you to click HERE to make a donation to our appeal today, to support us in our essential rescue work: … Continue reading It’s Love an Oldie Day again – please support us!
Today, 1 January 2019, we launch month two of our Winter Appeal with this wonderful drawing by five-year-old Freddie! Please donate whatever you can, from £2 upwards, towards the revised total on our Winter Appeal fundraising page.
Oldies Club is an organisation dedicated to helping homeless older dogs. We support dogs in foster homes until permanent homes can be found. Oldies Club is urgently looking for more foster homes who can provide temporary care for older dogs who find themselves without a home through no fault of their own. Older dogs are … Continue reading Could You Foster An Oldie?
~ Bobby says, “Please stay up late tonight, or set your alarm clock, to donate to Oldies Club as early as possible on Giving Tuesday, 27 November 2018, via our direct Giving Fund link for your donation to be doubled*!”
Competition now closed. Today we launch a competition for children to paint or draw a picture that they feel represents Oldies Club’s volunteer work rescuing and rehoming older dogs, with the aim of featuring two of the entries during this year’s Winter Appeal.
~ Good evening :-). We’d be very grateful if as many of our supporters as possible would take a minute to nominate Oldies Club for the 12 Days of Giving, during which 120 charities will each receive £1,000 from Ecclesiastical Insurance over a 12-day period. Please click here and click on the ‘Nominate now’ button. … Continue reading Please nominate Oldies Club for the 12 Days of Giving
06/01/2019 – All calendars have now been sold
Our Autumn Auction is now Open. Many fabulous lots just waiting for your bids. Help our Oldies and get some amazing goodies in return.
~ Oldies Club supporters Ray and Dennis, aged 71 and 70 respectively, have come out of their ‘walking retirement’ to undertake an 80-mile walk over five days to help raise much-needed funds for the older dogs in our care – please support them :-)
Our little Sybil has managed to escape from her foster home today, Sunday 23 September 2018, in the Banks, Southport PR9 area :-(
Hello, lovely supporters, For the last two years we have run a September Pledge, which has been well supported – thank you – and so we have decided to run it for a third year. We hope lots of you will decide to take part, as the money is much needed at this time, to … Continue reading *Wanted: 50 dog lovers to take the £50 pledge this month*
~ We’re very pleased to share that artist Sarah of Elki has created a number of pieces of original art, including the piece* shown in the attached image, to help raise funds for Oldies Club.
~ Caroline of Paws in Focus has very kindly decided to extend her fundraising for our oldies by donating 50% of the proceeds of her photography to Oldies Club, until the end of September 2018. Caroline says that Oldies Club is a rescue very close to her heart and we are very grateful that she is … Continue reading Have your dog photographed and raise £ for Oldies Club
Update 28 June 2018 – We’re very glad to update this post with the news that Zoe is thankfully back at her foster home and appears to be okay :-)
Hello, Oldies Club is one of the dog rescues in the current Star Rescue scheme vote from Malamute Matters. We’d be very grateful if our supporters would click here: https://malamutematters.co.uk select Oldies Club from the list and vote for us – it will only take you a few seconds and you don’t need to enter … Continue reading Please take a few seconds to vote for Oldies Club today
Oldies Club are thrilled to announce the winners chosen by our wonderful judges. We had in 267 photos which was a fantastic response!! We are pleased to say The Woof Factor Photo Competition 2018 has raised £545.53!!! A huge thank you to all those who entered. Midlands 1st Scout aged 7.5 owned by Tracey Ison 2nd BoBo BoJangles … Continue reading Woof Factor 2018 Results
Please vote for Oldies Club in the Love to Give Charity Giveaway that launched today and help us win some lovely money to help with the ongoing veterinary bills for the delightful sugar-frosted ones in our care
Patch is currently at the vets, recovering after her second surgery, so she has had some assistance in telling you her story
Oldies Club is celebrating older dogs! We are holding a fundraising photo competition for the tenth year running especially for dogs age 7 and over. The winning dog will represent the Oldies Club for the following year. The only rule for this competition is that dogs entering need to be veterans, they do not necessarily … Continue reading Woof Factor 2018
It’s hard to imagine how it must feel for an old dog to find themselves losing their familiar environment and separated from all they know. As a charity, we work hard to place our dogs in a specially-chosen foster home that we feel will best suit their needs.
~ Winter Appeal for Oldies Club: please help keep our doors open to older dogs this winter ~ We recently faced the very real possibility of having to close our doors temporarily to the intake of new dogs . It would be devastating to have to do this over the winter period in particular, as … Continue reading ~ Winter Appeal ~ Please help keep our doors open to older dogs
Here at Oldies Club, a small volunteer-run dog rescue registered charity, we have helped over 5,000 homeless old dogs in rescue to be discovered by new, loving families, thanks to our popular website.
~ Hello, we’re delighted to let you know that Lisa of Team Golden Oldies is very kindly donating the profits from sales of her new book, Sally Learns to Dance, made via Amazon.co.uk, to Oldies Club, to help us with the older dogs in our care.
~ Today is World Animal Day. We would be most grateful if you would make a donation towards our work, rescue and rehoming older dogs in the UK. Our vet bills for August 2017 were over £15,000 – for that one month! It’s a lot of money to find for a small, volunteer-run charity. We … Continue reading Please help our oldies this World Animal Day
07/12/17 – All calendars have now sold. Thanks to all who have purchased one. Oldies Club 2018 Desk Calendar are now available to purchase. The calendar is priced at £7.50 inc p&p (inside the UK). 100% of the sale price of the calendars will go towards helping more older dogs to find forever homes. Lovely cover … Continue reading Oldies Club 2018 Calendar – SOLD OUT
Hello, lovely supporters, Last year, we ran our first September Pledge and it was so well supported – thank you so much – that we have decided to run it again this year! We hope lots of you will decide to take part, as the money is much needed at this time, to help take … Continue reading September Pledge *Wanted: 50 dog lovers to take the £50 pledge for Oldies Club*
We are currently holding an online auction via our Oldies Club Auction Page, to raise much needed funds for the older dogs in our care.
We have lots of lovely listings of items for you and your dog, including this amazing opportunity for a dog lover to own a framed commissioned portrait miniature of their dog, which has very kindly donated by portrait artist and dog portrait photographer Bettina von Zwehl, whose work is in museum collections around the world, including the V&A Museum and the Guggenheim, New York.
~ Can you imagine running 100km in 19.5 hours or less? Me neither, but Euan, an Oldies Club supporter has very kindly – and perhaps a *little* madly(!) – decided to run 100km along the Saint Cuthbert’s Way in July 2017, to raise funds for Oldies Club :-)
Hi! My name is Lucas. I am a 12-year-old Cocker Spaniel boy, who arrived in the care of Oldies Club earlier in 2017. I have settled into my foster home and have been enjoying walks and attention, but I have had to visit the vet on various occasions since arriving in Oldies Club care a … Continue reading Will you help us help lovely Lucas, please?
Oldies Club are thrilled to announce the winners chosen by our wonderful judges. We had in 200 photos which was a fantastic response!! We are pleased to say The Woof Factor Photo Competition 2016 has raised £412.52!!! A huge thank you to all those who entered. Midlands 1st Molly aged 11 owned Sarah Munson & Simon … Continue reading Woof Factor 2017 Results
Oldies Club is celebrating older dogs! We are holding a fundraising photo competition for the ninth year running especially for dogs age 7 and over. The winning dog will represent the Oldies Club for the following year. The only rule for this competition is that dogs entering need to be veterans, they do not necessarily need … Continue reading Woof Factor 2017
Hello. Dogs are so very precious, aren’t they? Very much loved members of so many families. Here at Oldies Club, we have dedicated our volunteer work to rescuing and rehoming older dogs in the UK for almost 12 years now. Of course we love our oldies every day of the year, but we celebrate Love an Oldie Day on 14th February and invite you to make a donation to help us in our rescue work.
Oldies Club 2017 Desk Calendar is now available to purchase. The calendar is REDUCED TO £5.50 inc p&p (inside the UK). 100% of the sale price of the calendars will go towards helping more older dogs to find forever homes. Lovely cover boy Barney is our 2016 Woof Factor winner and inside a host of gorgeous rehomed … Continue reading Oldies Club 2017 Calendar – REDUCED PRICE Last Few
Hi, I’m Ziggy and I’d like to welcome to ‘Warm, fuzzy feeling Monday’!
Today is known by some as ‘Blue Monday’, reported to be the most depressing day of the year. Well, with a little help, I put on a snazzy blue jumper and setup this fundraising page and now I’d like to invite you to CLICK HERE to make a donation to Oldies Club today, to help this wonderful charity continue its volunteer work rescuing and rehoming older dogs.
Oldies Club would like to wish all of our wonderful supporters and volunteers a lovely Christmas and a very happy 2017. We couldn’t continue our valuable work without each and every person’s involvement, in whatever way you help us. So thank you from the bottom of our hearts. The time and help you give to … Continue reading Happy Christmas! And huge thanks to our supporters…
*21 December 2016: Please note that the posting of sponsor packs will now resume in late December/early January. We are unable to issue any more packs before Christmas. Thank you to all those who have sponsored an oldie this Christmas. Sponsor packs were posted ahead of Royal Mail’s advised last posting dates for all those … Continue reading Sponsor an oldie
We have lots of goodies to bid on, including some wonderful Star Lots such as A bespoke dog collar and lead set & a 2-night bed and breakfast for 2 people and up to 2 dogs in Carmarthenshire. We currently have three albums for Star Lots, Items for You and Items for your Pet, which can be found … Continue reading Autumn Auction 16th- 29th October 2016