950 Lives Saved!

Last year Forever Hounds Trust rescued and homed more dogs than in previous years. Find out why this was so important and how you can help in 2017 by offering to home a hound today.

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Did you know

Greyhounds are known as 40 mph couch potatoes and love nothing more than to sleep!

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

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More ways to support us

Join our team in the Bath Half Marathon and run for the hounds! We will support you every step of the way, so don't delay and get in touch today!

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Events

  • Wells Christmas Street Collection

    17 Dec 2016 - Wells

    17th December 2016 Meet outside Barclays Bank, near High Street, 9 Market Place, Wells, Somerset This is a wonderful event so friendly and festive.  Well behaved hounds welcome in festive dress if possible.  Everyone loves meeting the dogs and they really draw people to come and say hello. Don’t forget dog coats and beds.

  • Santa Paws Collection at Pets at Home in Kingsteignton

    17 Dec 2016 - Pets at Home in Kingsteignton

    We will be holding another Santa Paws collection at the Kingsteignton Pets at Home store. We will be meeting and greeting the public with our hounds who will be in festive spirit. If you are able to help on the day please contact Sara Shorland

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Christmas Gifts & Goodies

We have a fantastic selection of items for both humans and hounds - order before 19th December for Christmas delivery!

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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

Support