Founded in 1891, Dogs Trust (formerly the National Canine Defence League) is the largest dog welfare charity in the UK.

In 2013 Country Life teamed up with the Dogs Trust to help rehome dogs, particuarly those that need to live in the countryside.

We continue to support the charity today.

The twelfth dog of Christmas…Lily

The final dog in our Twelve Dogs of Christmas series with Dogs Trust is the gorgeous Lily who is hoping to find a new family this month

The eleventh dog of Christmas…Ben

As we near the end of our Twelve Dogs of Christmas series, we would love to find a new home for collie cross Ben this month

The tenth dog of Christmas…Poppy

We're hoping to find a new home for Dogs Trust dog Poppy this month, a lovely spaniel hoping for a second chance of a good home

The ninth dog of Christmas…Megan

Next in our Twelve Dogs of Christmas series is the adorable Megan, a charming collie hoping to find the perfect family

The eighth dog of Christmas…Jasper

Terrier cross Jasper is the eighth dog in our Twelve Dogs of Christmas series with Dogs Trust who is looking for a new home and a loving family

The seventh dog of Christmas…Rex

The latest dog in our Twelve Dogs of Christmas series with Dogs Trust is Alaskan malamute Rex, a beautiful dog looking for a wonderful new family to take him in

The sixth dog of Christmas… Max

Next to join our Twelve Dogs of Christmas series is Max, a gorgeous cocker spaniel with a personality as sweet as his looks, who is looking for a new home…