Hi and Welcome to RHU


This guide will help you to find your way around Rescue Helpers Unite. If the information you are looking for is not here, please post in the Help section or contact staff who will be happy to assist you in any way they can.



Useful information & links:

About volunteering with RHU

- New to RHU and not sure how it works? Read our newbie's guide

- About the different usergroups on RHU

- - - - Volunteers

- - - - Rescue Staff & Rescue Helpers

- - - - Pound Helpers

- - - - RHU Staff - Helpers, Moderators, Admins

- About homechecking

- About transporting

- About fostering


- About 'RHU Cases' (points for each transport, homecheck, foster etc.)


- Requests for help with 'free to good home' adverts


Rescue backup

- Rescue backup - what it is and why it's needed


For rescues

- How to register your rescue on RHU

- How to add other forum members as your rescue representatives (i.e. Rescue Staff or Rescue Helpers)

- Posting requests for volunteer help

- Posting animals for rehoming

- Fundraising and appeals


Using the forum

- General Forum FAQ's

- RHU Forum Etiquette & Rules

- How to change your email address or password

- Posting images

- How to get a thumbnail image to appear next to your thread titles

- Posting videos from Youtube

- Private Messages FAQ's

- How to backup or delete your private messages

- How to subscribe to threads or forums

- No longer able to help? How to remove your details from the databases or close your account

- User Reputation system

- Problem with Members/Rescues

- How to report inappropriate or offensive posts

- How to add individual members to your 'ignore list'

- Glossary - find out more about rescue terms and abbreviations you may see around the forum

- About cookies and how RHU uses them


RHU around the web

- RescueHelpersUnite.co.uk

- RHU Animal Rescue Directory

- AnimalsNeedingHomes.co.uk

- RHU at Twitter - @RHU_UK

- RHU Facebook page

- RHU Facebook group




If you have any questions please post in the Help section or contact staff who will be happy to assist in any way we can.

We look forward to working with you all and helping as many animals as possible

RHU Staff