Please note - a listing on this site is not an endorsement. You are strongly advised to check the policies of each organisation before surrendering an animal to them.

We try to give some indication of the species each centre can help with but this is a guide only based on their website at the time of publishing. We advise checking with the rescue directly to see whether they currently cater for your target species.

COUNTY DURHAM
NAME LOCATION SPECIES LINK
Kays Hill Animal Sanctuary West Auckland, DL14 Chinchillas, Exotics, Gerbils, Hamsters, Mice Click here for full details
EAST YORKSHIRE
NAME LOCATION SPECIES LINK
Hull Animal Welfare Trust South Cave, HU15 Chinchillas, Hamsters, Mice, Rats Click here for full details
Whiskers Animal Hotel Beverley Chinchillas, Rats Click here for full details
NORTH YORKSHIRE
NAME LOCATION SPECIES LINK
Great Ayton Animal Centre Middlesborough, TS9 All small animals Click here for full details
RSPCA York Animal Home York, YO26 Degus, Gerbils, Rats Click here for full details
NORTHUMBERLAND
NAME LOCATION SPECIES LINK
Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels Berwick on Tweed, TD15 Degus, Gerbils, Rats Click here for full details
Storm Shelter Rodent Rescue Ashington Rats and Gerbils Click here for full details
SOUTH YORKSHIRE
NAME LOCATION SPECIES LINK
Austin's Hamster Haven Doncaster Hamsters Click here for full details
Royston Animal Welfare Barnsley Chinchillas, Degus, Hamsters, Rats Click here for full details
Sheffield Gerbil Rescue Sheffield Gerbils, Hamsters, Rats Click here for full details
South Yorkshire Animal Rescue Sheffield Gerbils Click here for full details
TYNE AND WEAR
NAME LOCATION SPECIES LINK
Pawz For Thought Sunderland Chinchillas, Degus, Gerbils Click here for full details
WEST YORKSHIRE
NAME LOCATION SPECIES LINK
Camp Nibble North Leeds Degus, Gerbils, Hamsters, Mice, Rats Click here for full details
Chinchillas4life - Chinchillas Click here for full details
ChinsRUs West Yorkshire Chinchillas Click here for full details
Cookie Rats Wakefield Rats Click here for full details
Greenleaf Animal Rescue Leeds, LS2 Degus Click here for full details
RSPCA Bradford and District Branch Bradford Degus, Gerbils, Rats Click here for full details
RSPCA Halifax, Huddersfield and District Branch Halifax Chinchillas, Degus, Gerbils, Mice Click here for full details
Yorkshire Animal Shelter North Leeds - Click here for full details