WELCOME

WYAIN relies totally on donations from people like you to survive.

Without YOU we could not help the animals that so desperately need us.

​Please donate and spread the word.

THANK YOU FOR CARING!

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West Yorkshire Animals In Need, WYAIN, is an independant small, but perfectly formed, UK registered animal welfare charity and was founded in 2007 by animal lovers Tommi and Oliver Townsend who have devoted their lives to helping animals. WYAIN has gained an enviable reputation throughout the world and are proud of the fact that the charity is run entirely by volunteers.
 
WHEN YOU DONATE £1 THE FULL £1 GOES TO HELPING ANIMALS!
 
  1. An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language. "An animal's eyes have the power to speak a great language." ~ Martin Buber The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
    Martin Buber
  2. The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.
    Ghandi
  3. I don't believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals.
    Gary Larson
  4. Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened.
    Anatole France
  5. You enter into a certain amount of madness when you marry a person with pets.
    Nora Ephron
  6. It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.
    Haile Selassie
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US 
WYAIN will try to help any animal in need wherever they are - animals do not have postcodes!
 
Whether it's helping donkeys in India, dogs in Romania, cats in Cyprus, rabbits in the UK...
WYAIN will be there to offer any help and advice we can.
 
The animal is always our priority.
 

 

DOTTIE & HER TEN PUPPIES

MILLIE & HER SIX PUPPIES

URSUS - HIT & RUN DOG

https://www.facebook.com/tommi.townsend/media_set?set=a.10212505190358119.1073742275.1033498385&type=3​

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https://www.facebook.com/tommi.townsend/posts/10213395447854000?pnref=story3

CURRENT WYAIN CASES

Here you can see the ways in which WYAIN are helping animals right now at this very moment. Click the image to read the full story...

ABOUT WYAIN


As a small, independent charity WYAIN is unique being actively involved in helping, and saving, animals throughout the world and not just in the UK.​

WYAIN...

  • helps hundreds of animals every year...dogs, cats, donkeys, farm animals, rabbits and the list goes on;

  • offers help, advice and support to other animal welfare groups and to the public;

  • has a strict 'NO KILL' policy;

  • insists on a strict neutering policy;

  • helps to save dogs and cats from social media advertisements 'Free to Good Home' where they could be used as bait in dog fights;

  • offers sanctuary to 27 long term resident cats who would otherwise have been euthenased;

  • looks after six feral cat colonies;

  • encourages and protects wildlife habitat with an extensive garden devoted to attracting wildlife;

  • campaign, lobby and petition vigorously to improve animal welfare worldwide.

  • organises 'DRIVES' for various items such as dog coats, dog collars, knitted dog jumpers, dog and cat houses, medication, fly veils, noseband protectors, stockings, socks and such like. WYAIN then send the items to the rescues who need them free of charge anywhere in the world. This helps thousands of animals every year survive and improve their quality of life.





18 DOG HOUSES MADE AT NO COST FOR ROMANIA THANKS TO KIRKLEVINGTON YOUNG OFFENDERS INSTITUTE.

TOWNSEND CAT SANCTUARY TOWERS 
THE ASSWIN PROJECT SUPPORT GROUP

OUR WILD GARDEN


​HOW TO RAISE FUNDS FOR WYAIN

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 CALLING ALL AMAZON SHOPPERS!
PLEASE WILL ALL WYAIN SUPPORTERS & ANIMAL LOVERS USE THE FOLLOWING LINK WHEN SHOPPING WITH AMAZON AS WE WILL RECEIVE 0.5% COMMISSION OF YOUR PURCHASE TOTAL THANKS TO THE AMAZON SMILE PROGRAMME.

HERE IS THE LINK YOU REQUIRE...
https://smile.amazon.co.uk/ch/1120275-0 

THANK YOU FOR CARING - PLEASE SHARE THIS LINK!

FEEL GOOD SHOPPING WITH WYAIN...

Not everyone can afford to donate no matter how much they would like to and sometimes money is just too tight. However, this is a terrific way to raise funds for WYAIN without it costing you a single penny and it takes only a second to do...​​​HAPPY SHOPPING!


FOR ONLINE SHOPPING OTHER THAN AMAZON PLEASE USE EASYFUNDRAISING...
​You can also use the 'Easyfundraising' link for all your other online shopping and the retailers will donate commission to WYAIN at no extra cost to you!
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OVER 3,000 MAJOR RETAILERS INCLUDING...

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​GRAB A BARGAIN IN THE WYAIN
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WYAIN EVENTS


At WYAIN we always try to put the FUN into FUNDRAISING. We have at least one online fundraiser on the go at anyone time and anyone can join in.
​These are our current fundraisers. Just click the image to be magically transported to the events...


PLEASE SHARE THESE EVENTS. THANK YOU!

MEET SOME ANIMALS

Say hello to just a few of the animals WYAIN have recently helped. Their stories are inspirational and to read more about each one just click on their photograph and you will be magically transported to their album.
The animals featured on this page will change every so often to give you a flavour of what we do and which animals we help. Get your box of tissues ready...

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NOODLE

PUPPIES THROWN FROM SPEEDING CAR

CINNAMON

RUBBLE FAMILY

BARNABY GRINWALD

MAGNIFICENT 7


GALLERY

CONTACT




Tommi Townsend as 'CHUCKLES'  the 'BIG CHIC'
raising both funds and awareness. 
Click to see 'CHUCKLES' in action...
https://www.facebook.com/tommi.townsend/videos/3303181691726/?pnref=story