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Welcome to FOTA

Friends of the Animals was founded in 1990 with the aim of alleviating the suffering of sick, injured, or simply unwanted animals.

To date we have spayed/neutered over 44,000 animals!

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Shorwell Midsummer Fair Fun Dog Show!!

We had a great day hosting the ‘Fun Dog Show’ at the above event. Despite very blustery conditions there was a good turnout with most of the categories being hotly contested!

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that participated and made it such good fun, especially our four legged friends!!

Below we recognise all the category winners along with a lovely picture of our very proud recipient of ‘Best In Show’!!

Prettiest Bitch: Pudding and owner Lisa

Handsomest Dog: Pip and owner Micah

Best Puppy: Luca and owner Delphine

Best Veteran: Meg and owner Stuart

Best Trick: Pino and owner Shirley

Best 6 Legs: Bramble and owner Ben

Waggiest Tail: Mabel and owner Nicky

Best in Show: Mabel and owner Nicky

Daisy the Wonder Dog!!

We would like to update everyone that has been touched by the story of Daisy.

Having barely survived an horrific hit and run incident whilst being walked on her lead Daisy spent three days at the vets before returning home, unable to walk Daisy had another week of bed rest whilst on anti inflammatory and pain relief medication.

The great news is that as the swelling and bruising has subsided Daisy has been able to take her first tentative steps on the road to recovery and although she still has a long way to go we wanted to share this moment for all those that have taken Daisy to their hearts, and to everybody that has donated to help towards Daisy’s treatment and recovery we would like to say a ‘Huge Thank You’ from all at Friends of the Animals, Daisy’s Mum and most of all Daisy herself!

Foster carers required!

Could you provide a short term home for one of our rescue animals?

If the answer is ‘YES’ we’d love to hear from you.

We will provide everything you need and cover all costs during their stay.

You can make a real difference to an animal that needs a safe haven whilst we find their forever home!

If you live on the Isle of Wight and would like more information please call us on 01983 522 511.