Our new name!

Forever Hounds Trust is the new name for Greyhound Rescue West of England

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Did you know

The average age of a greyhound at retirement from racing is about 4 years

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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  • Walk and Social – The Royal Oak, Bromyard Downs, Herefordshire

    31 Jul 2016 - The Royal Oak, Bromyard Downs

    Come and join us for our monthly walk and social, we will be meeting in the public car park next to The Royal Oak on Bromyard Downs at 10.45 ready to walk at 11am prompt, we will enjoy a walk over the downs and take in the spectacular views across Herefordshire, then retire to the […]

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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