Welcome to the BCTGB Kennels.
Situated in the heart of Staffordshire, purpose built kennels are our base and rescue centre for the work the Trust undertakes throughout the UK in the care, rescue and rehoming of Border Collies & Collie crosses
Our address is
Border Collie Trust GB, Heathway, Colton, Rugeley, Staffs WS15 3LY
(Heathway at the approach to the centre is narrow but please don't be put off by the "No Motor Vehicles" & "Access Only" signs it is safe to carry on)
The centre is open to visitors every day except Tuesday
1st April - 30th September 10am to 5pm
1st October - 31st March 10am to 4pm
The centre is closed on Tuesdays for rehoming except by prior appointment and closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Christmas Opening Details
Appointments are not necessary but if you are travelling a long distance it would be advisable to contact our office to let us know.
How To Contact Us
There are a number of ways you can contact us
You can contact us by email -
or direct from the website with our online chat facility
The BCTGB OFFICE is open for telephone calls
Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.30pm.
(The office is closed on Bank Holidays)
At times the phone can be busy and you may receive our voice mail. We will try to return calls as soon as possible. We would appreciate calls being made during the week, at weekends when the admin office is closed, any messages will be dealt with as soon as possible.
For help, advice and information - 0871 560 2282
For Boarding enquiries and Mail Orders - 0845 430 2282
For Out Of Hours EMERGENCY CALLS only
Weekdays 4.30pm to 10pm and weekends 9am to 10pm
0701 423 2282
You can also find us on Skype - Border Collie Trust GB
If your emergency concerns the health of a dog you have adopted, please do let us know but contact your vet first or you may consider using the Vetfone service or
Every effort will be made to answer your e-mail within 24 hours, usually much sooner. If you have not received a reply within 48 hours please e-mail us again in case there has been a technical hitch !!.