Watch this video for a selection of the pooches and feline friends that are patiently waiting for new homes.
Among them is one year old border terrier cross Pepper.
She lived in a home before coming to the Chilterns Dog Rescue Society and has been microchipped and neutered.
To find out more about her and other homeless dogs contact the Chilterns Dog Rescue Society on 01296 623885 or click here
Among the cats looking for a fresh start is Sookie.
Thought to be around a year old, she came into the care of Cats Protection while pregnant and once her kittens are old enough she’ll be ready to go to a new home.
To find out more about her call 0845 371 1851 or click here