20 years of dogs!

See the story of our 20 years homing forever hounds. From a small group known as Greyhound Rescue West of England (GRWE) we became Forever Hounds Trust, homing hundreds of hounds every year.

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Did you know

Black dogs wait 30% longer to find their forever home

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!

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

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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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  • Quiz Night Luton

    8 Oct 2016 - Luton Coop, Stockingstone Road, Luton

    These popular evenings are always great fun so please come along to join in. First round starts at 7.30pm and you are welcome to bring your own nibbles to accompany drinks from the pay bar. Don’t worry if you can’t muster a team. We will pair you up when you reserve your place by contacting gulie.butcher@foreverhoundstrust.org. […]

  • Worcester City Centre Street Collection

    1 Oct 2016 - Guildhall, High Street, Worcester

    We haven’t held a street collection in Worcester City Centre for a number of years. This is a great opportunity to announce our new name to everyone in the city that will remember us as GRWE. We will have a information table near the Guildhall on the High Street, so please come along and say […]

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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