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Welcome to the Midlands and Northern Rhodesian Ridgeback Support and Rescue Trust's Web Site.


Has found her new home!


It is a sad fact that there are Ridgebacks that need re-homing and their number is increasing each year.

The reasons for parting are many ranging from the genuine such as the death of an owner, to the absurd, "he's too big and boisterous"! (he is a Ridgeback after all!)

The Midlands and Northern Rhodesian Ridgeback Support and Rescue Trust are asked to re-home both dogs and bitches from as young as four months to the oldies of twelve and thirteen years. Our rescue co-ordinator, works tirelessly to find them permanent homes matching dogs and prospective owners to ensure, to the best of our abilities, that it will be the last time the dog has to go through the trauma of being "passed on".

Sadly, despite the best efforts of all Ridgeback Clubs, the number of Ridgebacks that are in need of re-homing continues to grow. Profits from all our rescue events together with all donations are utilised in aiding the rescue of these unfortunate dogs.


 Upcoming Events and Fundraising


Closing Date 1st June 2018

Ridgeback Rescue are putting together a series of cards to mark the various stages of a dog lover's life:

Happy Birthday
Happy Gotcha Day

We are looking for Poems that encapsulate the topics of the cards (they must be your own work and totally original).

We are looking for Photos to feature on the cards (they must be your own work or you must have permission to submit them. They need to be of a high enough resolution to be printed on the cards)

The winning POEM will be superimposed over the winning PHOTOGRAPH in each category, printed up and on sale with all profits going to Ridgeback Rescue. Cards will be available to purchase either as a set, or singularly.

Entry fees:
£5 (up to one poem in each category ie maximum 4 poems)
£5 (up to one picture in each category ie maximum 4 pics)

Fees can be paid via the Virgin Money Giving  or you can simply text POEM01 £5 (That's capital POEM then a zero and a number one, then a space and £5) to 70070 to pay by phone instead. Texts will cost your standard rate plus the £5 you are donating to Rescue.

Closing Date 1st June 2018
 Charity Hockey Team

Jolly Hockey SticksOur Kerry is at it again. Well, strictly speaking that's not true, the Girls at The Kennels are organising a Charity Hockey Evening in Sheffield, but it didn't take Kerry long to jump on that train! In fact I have heard that her enthusiasm enabled her to climb aboard the engine!

So, anyone interested in a spot of "Jolly Hockey Sticks" at some future date, please contact

All are welcome, experience and equipment not needed, just a sense of fun!

 MNRidgebackRescue Lotto

For every entry into MN Ridgeback Rescue Lotto a donation will be paid to the charity in support of our Rescue Dogs, click on the banner below for details...........

N.B. It has come to our attention that when using Credit Cards to play the MNRidgebackRescue Lotto, credit card companies may charge a fee, plus interest, as if cash had been drawn on the Credit Card.

We understand there shouldn't be any charges at all when using a Debit Card.

 For future events please check out the Upcoming Events Page


Latest News

23.04.2018Kimba has found her new home........
04.04.2018Roo has been withdrawn by his owner......
More News Here


For further information on the breed and the club, please visit the club web site of the
Midlands and Northern Rhodesian Ridgeback Club


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