Home a hound

Over the last twenty years we've found homes for over 8000 hounds... Talk to us to find your very own Forever Hound!

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Did you know

Around 70% of greyhounds are black

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

Volunteer

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

How to volunteer

Sponsor a dog

Help support the extra care needs of special dogs like Bambi

How to sponsor a dog

Be a Friend

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

Become a Friend

More ways to support us

From bike rides to bake bean baths and hiking to head shaves, take on a sponsored challenge and we will support you all the way!

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Events

  • How Caple Forever Hounds Trust Fun Dog Show

    4 Sep 2016 - How Caple Court, Herefordshire

    This is the Hereford & Worcester region’s flagship event of the year, bringing together volunteers from across the two counties and is set in the grounds of the magnificent medieval How Caple Court in Herefordshire. There will be filled rolls/snacks/cakes/tea/coffee/soft drinks, with vegetarian and vegan options available. We will have a fabulous big prize raffle, […]

  • Happy Houndie Garden Party – Devon

    28 Aug 2016 - "Purple Hayes", Willand Road, Halberton, Tiverton, EX16 7AN

    Kim’s lovely garden is looking wonderful again and would love to show itself off at another tea party to raise funds for Forever Hounds Trust. Please  come along for an enjoyable afternoon of refreshments, raffle, tombola and much much more! Of course there will be lots of hounds to cuddle with their houndie servants to […]

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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

matching

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

Matching

3 Homing

homing

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

Homing

4 Behavioural Support

behavioural support

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

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