PAU Dog Rescue, Protectora Animales Uskar

Saving Lives

Welcome to our site! Please take a look around and if you have any questions, there is a contact form at the bottom of every page. 


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Getting Involved

Save a Life

Adopting a Pet

We have many dogs in need of love and a permanent home. They have suffered on the streets from hunger, thirst, abuse and disease.

We are in need of volunteers and foster homes.

If you believe you can help us, please fill in a contact form at the bottom of any page and we will get in touch!

Please click the button below to view our dogs.

Making a Donation

As well as monetary donations, we accept the following:

  • Food, dog treats, chews
  • Toys, collars, leads (used & new)
  • Sheets & blankets
  • Bleach, bin bags, mops, buckets, brushes

Please use the button below to donate, or use a contact form at the bottom of any page to send in anything listed above.

100% of all things donated go to the welfare of the dogs.

Urgent Appeals





What Drives Us

Our Mission

Based in the Altiplano region of Spain’s Granada province, we care for and rehome the stray and abandoned dogs of the town of Huescar and it’s surrounding areas.

Staffed entirely by volunteers, we aim to provide a safe and secure environment, to return the dogs to health, providing all necessary veterinary care and ultimately, to find forever homes for all of our dogs, whether here in Spain or internationally, where they can be cherished and loved as they so fully deserve.

What we do

An Overview

Rescuing Pets

The ultimate goal of PAU Dog Rescue Huescar is to see all of our dogs in loving forever homes. We can keep them dry, fed and watered. We can make sure they’re vaccinated and receive the medications they need. We can exercise them twice a day, and we can try as much as possible to give them some degree of human contact and as much actual happiness as we can.

At the end of the day, every dog housed in the rescue is a failure. Every dog here deserves the safety and security of a loving home with a family of its own. Please come and meet our dogs, find a place in your life for the best of companions, the most loyal of friends.


It could simply be spending a spare hour with some of the dogs desperately in need of company and socialisation. Maybe some fun lead training in the rescue’s paddocks, a short walk, or throwing a ball but of course, we’d be lying if we didn’t admit there’s all the mucky stuff as well.

Kennels need cleaning twice a day, food needs preparing, bowls need filling, water needs changing, medications need administering and dogs need to be taken to and from appointments with the vet. It really doesn’t stop and it’s only with the help of volunteers that it is possible at all.


PAU Dog Rescue is not subsidised in any way and relies completely on funds raised directly by the association through special events like Village market sales, themed evenings, meet and greet days at the rescue etc, but the association is always on the look out for new ways to generate funds for the ever increasing costs of veterinary care, the huge amounts of food and cleaning materials that are always running low, and the never-ending list of other things necessary to keep the rescue alive. If you are a fundraiser and would like to help we would love to hear from you.

Foster Homes

Many of our younger dogs are entirely unsuited to life in a cold, hard, concrete kennels. During their preliminary vaccination process even completely healthy pups need to be kept separate from the other rescue dogs, while other less healthy dogs need specific care plans.

In these circumstances we rely heavily on short to medium term foster homes where dogs can be given the close attention they need, even if only for a few weeks when they are at their most vulnerable. If you can help with this most important stage of rescue and rehoming the personal rewards are immeasurable