Artisan Rare Breeds Director, Wayne is a hero!

Shoutout for Wayne May and his local animal rescue, Artisan Rare Breeds! Yesterday afternoon an air ambulance landed in a horse field on London Road near Bluewater which subsequently scared all the horse’s. One of the horses became impaled on the fence, the fire brigade were called along with Artisan Rare Breeds director, Wayne. Wayne […]

Artisan Rare Breeds urgently need donations of dog & cat food!

Wayne and his team at Artisan Rare Breeds urgently need your help! They only have food for the next 2 days, if you believe you can help them please contact them today via email at or donate via their PayPal (using the same email). They are a HMRC registered charity (XT37291).

Victor…A dogs tale.

Introducing victor our recent arrival at the rescue, victor originally from Italy was rescued by a lovely lady and arrived in the U.k. a few month’s ago. Sadly he couldn’t be kept at his original placement home, as the new owner thought that Victor needed more than they could offer. Victor has already appeared on […]

Update from Artisan rescue.

We are launching a new appeal, to help replace our existing boat,  marine rescue. Our current boat is over a decade old and is no longer viable for us. A replacement boat will cost around a £1000.00. Our current boat runs between Greenhithe Kent, to Southend on sea, in the past we have rescued many swans, sea birds […]

Up date from Artisan rescue.

Many thanks to Jollyes pet store Dartford for raising awareness about Doglost and Wayne’s ( our S.A.M.P.A  Coordinator ) own animal rescue Artisan rare breeds and animal rescue. Special thanks to all member’s of staff and management at Jollyes pet store for promoting both our cause and Artisan on a regular basis. Please pop into the […]

Update from artisan rescue

Dear reader’s Recently one of our sponsor’s and charity supporters, moved abroad. The family have a great passion for dog’s and always look after and take in rescues. The other day, they took in a female dog, believed to have been in a road traffic accident, Suffering a leg injury, the great news is she […]

Appeal on behalf of Artisan rare breeds.

Artisan rare breeds and animal rescue, are raising funds to replace much needed hutches and aviaries for the rescue. We have set a target of £800.00 to replace existing and damaged one’s. Some of the new hutches and aviaries, will be kept at premises owned by our foster carers, to house rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets […]

Artisan rescue important update

Many of you already know, Wayne our SAMPA representative  suffered a major heart attack last week. Thanks to paramedics and surgeons that operated immediately, they managed to save his life. This all happened while looking for a missing spaniel.  Due to the sudden feeling of being unwell he left his friends behind to head to hospital […]

Update from Artisan rescue

Dear all Today has been a memorable one, more than most purely for the nature of rhe rescue itself. It all began in april 2018, with reports coming in of a parrot loose in west kingsdown. Despite all our efforts, the parrot could not be located. Believing the worst had happened after weeks of searching, […]

Update from Artisan rescue

From Wayne May of Artisan rescue and DogLost SAMPA rep. Good morning all. A long over due blog from the rescue, where do we begin. Firstly jollyes pet superstore at dartford is running an awareness day soon, regarding fireworks and there impact on pets and how to help owner’s deal with this distressing time of […]

Artisan update…sad victims of the heatwave

Update from the rescue. It’s been a sad day today, multiple call outs for wildlife and domestic, the first call came in around 11am to a dog in distress, sadly the Staffordshire bull terrier has already passed away before our animal ambulance arrived, despite being walked in a wooded shaded area, the 7 year old dog had […]

Artisan rescue update…Get the tissues ready as this will make your day!

Introducing spider a collie / whippet lurcher cross. Spider was found running loose at a biggin hill airport, with a fractured leg. After collecting spider and scanning for microchip details, a possible owner was found, arriving at the address spider leapt from the vehicle, pawing at the front door, great we thought we have found […]

Update from Artisan rescue

Update from Wayne may…57 rabbits rescued after no other rescue would help…So far 18 of the females are pregnant ( only 18 have been vet checked so far!)  The possibility is all are pregnant! Also Wayne has been advised more in a garden so is busy ensuring all have a rescue plac …Thank you Jolies […]

Update from Artisan rescue.

Dear All Following the unexpected hospitalization of my father, I’ve been left no other alternative but to temporary suspend future rescues arriving at the rescue facility. Along with this decision i have cancelled pending school visits and fetes. I hope everyone understands, and thank you for all the messages i have already received from friend’s […]

Update from Artisan rescue.

Recently i have been involved in a case, That has been distressing and time consuming on so many levels. This case started following an horrendous attack on a child, by a dog dangerously out of control, then rapidly escalated to previous  attacks where the same dog and owner had been involved over the last month’s […]

Update from Artisan rescue

Morning all, as most of you know apart from running an animal rescue, we also strive to secure the bloodlines and conservation of rare breeds and endangered animals. Some of our achievements are the lapwing, british barn owl, minature zebu cattle believed to be the forebearer’s of all cattle we know today. Also the arapawa […]

Artisan rescue update.

Dear all I would like to welcome a new arrival to the rescue. A small terrier type we think may be a patterdale cross yorkie, she came to us a few days ago as the current owner couldn’t cope with her boisterous antics, we already have a possible home awaiting for her in Lancashire with […]

New leaflet distributor.

We are pleased to announce that we have a new leaflet distributor for doglost. Mr dave haynes owner of the grill mobile cafe situated on Rochester road Dartford heath. Is a dog owner with a passion for animals and charity work. Dartford heath is frequented by hundreds of dog walkers each week, the grill being […]

Update from Wayne on the debate in parliament he attended.

Dear all It was a privilege to be invited along to the ( APDAWG ) on tuesday. Where i met some wonderful people, new contacts and see some familiar faces. Along with special guest Victoria stillwell. Many subjects were covered from BSL breed specific legislation, ban shock collars and lucys law. I have pondered over how […]