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  • Reports state that greyhounds have been removed from licensed trainer after living in appalling conditions

    | 14 Feb 2017

    It has been reported that a large number of greyhounds have been removed from the premises of a licenced Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) trainer, Malcolm Taylor, in the North East of England. It is alleged that dogs were living in appalling conditions and in very poor health when the GBGB seized 58 dogs […]

  • Yee-hah! Here come the cowboys!

    | 7 Feb 2017

    Four greyhounds currently being looked after by greyhound and lurcher rescue charity Forever Hounds Trust are raising eyebrows thanks to their unusual cow print coats. The stunning white and black patterned dogs have been affectionately nicknamed ‘the cowboys’ by staff and volunteers at the charity thanks to their resemblance to a herd of cows. Patch […]

  • Adopt a dog with Forever Hounds Trust this February and receive a lifetime of love

    News story | 1 Feb 2017

    Greyhounds and lurchers at Forever Hounds Trust are looking for love this February, and have plenty to give themselves in return. Staff and volunteers at the Trust are trying to find homes for the dogs in their care and are appealing for people to share their love this month and offer a dog a home. […]

  • Rooster celebrates Chinese New Year – the Year of the Rooster!

    News story, Success stories | 27 Jan 2017

    Beautiful greyhound Rooster found his forever home through Forever Hounds Trust (or GRWE, Greyhound Rescue West of England as it was then) almost four years ago. Rooster’s name comes from his racing name, which was ‘Imperial Rooster’. When Rooster retired from racing his trainer asked for the Trust’s help to find him a loving forever […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust calling on UK Government for greater protection of racing greyhounds

    News story, Press release | 18 Jan 2017

    Representatives of greyhound and lurcher rescue charity, Forever Hounds Trust, yesterday attended an event organised by a number of animal welfare charities to discuss the grave and pressing need to improve greyhound welfare in the UK. About 20 MPs attended the session in Westminster, hosted by Angela Smith MP in support of the concerns of […]

  • 950 Lives Saved in 2016!

    News story, Press release | 13 Jan 2017

    Forever Hounds Trust is celebrating after saving the lives of 950 greyhounds and lurchers in 2016, its 20th birthday year. The Trust has been dedicated to rescuing and homing these dogs for the last two decades, but has seen finding homes for them increasingly difficult in recent years. However, thanks to the total dedication and […]

  • Seeking our new Fundraising Manager

    | 10 Jan 2017

    Forever Hounds Trust (FHT) is seeking an experienced, ambitious, and proactive fundraising professional to develop and deliver our new fundraising strategy, providing inspirational leadership and hands-on management in order to maximise the charity’s income. If you think you could be our new Fundraising Manager, please see the full job profile here. In order to apply, […]

  • Greyhounds saved from squalor in Ireland arrive in Somerset

    | 16 Dec 2016

    Two special dogs arrived into the care of Forever Hounds Trust early this morning. Having travelled across from Ireland, Tango and Foxtrot are now safely inside a warm kennel in Somerset after living in squalor for a decade. Foxtrot and Tango, were discovered along with their two sisters, two months ago living in terrible conditions […]

  • Bath’s own Christmas Concert for Dogs!

    | 28 Nov 2016

    Forever Hounds Trust is inviting both hounds and humans alike to join its Christmas celebrations at the end of the Trust’s 20th birthday year. The audience are in for a real treat at the concert on Wednesday 14th December, 7.30pm at St Michael’s Without, Broad Street, Bath.  Not only are there three wonderful choirs performing […]

  • Handsome greyhound Oliver in video appeal for a new home by Christmas!

    News story, Press release | 22 Nov 2016

    Oliver, an incredibly handsome greyhound with a sleek blue/grey coat and gorgeous amber eyes has been in a desperate search for a home he can call his own, but sadly with no luck so far. Five year old Oliver is currently enjoying some time in a foster home near Chester, where he has made both […]

  • Help save 1,000 lives before December 31st and offer a home to a hound in need today!

    News story, Press release | 21 Nov 2016

    Forever Hounds Trust is making an urgent appeal to the public to help them reach their target of saving 1,000 lives by the end of 2016. The Trust is dedicated to rescuing and homing greyhounds and lurchers in need, and is determined to succeed in saving the lives of 1,000 of these beautiful dogs during […]

  • Special November offer in our webshop

    | 8 Nov 2016

    Spend £40 in our webshop before the end of November 2016, and receive a free Christmas bandana for your dog    To claim your bandana: Choose from our brilliant range of gifts and goodies here – your cart total must be a minimum of £40 excluding your bandana and postage Add your bandana to the cart Enter this […]

  • Job Vacancy: Behaviour Support Advisor (Devon)

    | 8 Nov 2016

    A key role working as part of the Behaviour Support Team by assessing dogs in kennels or foster homes, developing and carrying out training programs or behaviour treatment plans to progress them in finding new homes, and working with kennels teams to progress training and behaviour plans. The successful candidate will be based near Honiton, in […]

  • Congratulations to our Grand Raffle winners

    | 1 Nov 2016

    A huge thank you to everyone who bought tickets in our 2016 Grand Raffle, which has raised thousands of pounds to support Forever Hounds Trust’s ongoing work of helping hounds in need. Thank you very much for your support. Congratulations to our winners, who we are pleased to announce are: 1st prize (£250): Mr & […]

  • Job vacancy: Administrator

    | 25 Oct 2016

    We are seeking two experienced and resourceful administrators to support our fundraising and homing work as we enter an exciting period of change and development for the charity. We will soon be opening a new office and transferring previously outsourced tasks in-house. We will be developing and streamlining our administrative processes to aid the efficiency […]

  • 12 dogs each day face threat of destruction because microchip details aren’t up to date

    | 28 Sep 2016

    The latest Stray Dog Survey by the Dogs Trust has shown that 12 dogs face the threat of destruction each day, because their microchip details aren’t up to date. Read the full report here.

  • National Black Dog Day – appeal for homes for the black dogs overlooked in kennels

    News story, Press release | 27 Sep 2016

      1st October is National Black Dog Day, and Forever Hounds Trust is appealing for people to think about whether they could offer a home to a black dog in need. Currently more than half the dogs being cared for by Forever Hounds Trust are black, and the charity says that their evidence shows that […]

  • Hounds turn out for ‘Birthday Buscot’ and enjoy tea, cakes and competitions

    News story | 19 Sep 2016

      ‘The Great Barking Bake Off’ competition was held in the prestigious surroundings of Buscot Park in Faringdon, Oxfordshire on Sunday 18th September as part of Forever Hounds Trust’s 20th Birthday Afternoon Tea Party. There were two categories in the competition – bakes for humans and bakes for hounds! The cakes made for human consumption […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust disappointed that legislation will not improve greyhound welfare in the UK

    News story, Press release | 16 Sep 2016

    Forever Hounds Trust is extremely disappointed and saddened that the UK government has not used legislation to improve the welfare of greyhounds used by the racing industry. In the Post Implementation Review of The Welfare of Racing Greyhounds Regulations 2010 document, published this week, Defra have considered only minimal changes, and even these are unlikely […]

  • Great Barking Bake Off – Buscot’s own Mary Berry and top dog Snuff to judge baking competition!

    News story, Press release | 14 Sep 2016

    Inspired by the return of the Great British Bake Off to our screens this evening, a group of dogs from national rescue charity Forever Hounds Trust have launched a bid to find their own star baker! ‘The Great Barking Bake Off’ competition will be held in the prestigious surroundings of Buscot Park in Faringdon, Oxfordshire […]

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