Golden Oldies

We think every hound deserves a second chance to give and receive love, no matter what their age.

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So many dogs are looking for their forever home right now... could it be with you?

Our vision is a day when every greyhound and lurcher is free from risk or need

Forever Hounds Trust is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of unwanted, abused or abandoned greyhounds and lurchers

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GRWE volunteers with the 'Team of the Year' award


Volunteers are the lifeblood of Forever Hounds Trust. Join our award-winning team!

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Sponsor a dog

Help support the extra care needs of special dogs like Bambi

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Be a Friend

Friends membership allows you to stay closer in touch with our work

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More ways to support us

Take part in a sponsored event today for our hounds... We will support you every step of the way, so don't delay and get in touch today!

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  • Saltash May Fair

    29 Apr 2017 - Saltash

    For the very first time we’ll be at the Saltash May Fair. So please come and visit us at this popular event. Our stall will be located in Longstone Park.  

  • Hereford City Centre Flag Day

    29 Apr 2017 - High Town, Hereford

    Our annual flag day in Hereford City Centre is a fantastic opportunity to chat to lots volunteers from across the county, to get up close and personal with a Greyhound or a Lurcher, to find out about the breed/s and to learn about our homing procedure and our unique post homing support program. Come along […]

  • Festival of Dogs

    30 Apr 2017 - Collett Park, Shepton Mallet

    A free event for everyone for the benefit of Forever Hounds Trust and Happy Landings. There will be two agility rings, a fun dog show, stalls from Shepton Vets, local vendors, caterers and dog related companies etc. Snacks and drinks available at the Park Cafe, raffle and Tombola and an opportunity to meet dogs who […]

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Exclusive houndie clothing!

Now on sale at - 30% proceeds to Forever Hounds Trust. More great items available in our shop!

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The Homing Journey

1 Pre-homing visit

rehoming visit

We visit every prospective home so that we can best match each dog with their ideal ‘forever home’

The pre-homing visit

2 Matching


Our homing volunteers match hound to home based on home visits and dog assessments


3 Homing


Hurrah, another hound has found his forever home! Happy ‘gotcha day’…


4 Behavioural Support

behavioural support

All homes receive a four month post-homing visit, to check all is going well for hound and home