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Leicester Animal Aid is a rehoming centre for cats and dogs

Every year, we care for more than 300 dogs and cats who are lost, abandoned, neglected, unwanted or relinquished because their owners can no longer look after them.

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Adopting a rescue pet

Our qualified and experienced team will help to find you a great match for your home, family and lifestyle. We offer a lifetime of free advice and support once you have taken your new family member home.


Are you struggling to care for your pet?

In addition to our work rehoming cats and dogs, we run services and support for people and pets in need. We are here to help you provide the best possible care to the cats and dogs in your life.

Planning your visit

LAA is based in Huncote, approximately 20 minutes from Leicester city centre and 10 minutes from Fosse Park / M1 Junction 21.

Come and meet our cats and dogs, or pick up some treats from our charity shops and support the Centre. The kennels and cattery are open on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the reception and charity shops are open to general visitors at the same time.

Charity shop and reception: Tuesday to Saturday 10-2pm
Kennels and cattery: Wednesday and Saturday, 11-2pm

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