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GREYHOUND BOOK
Caring for my Rescued Greyhound
Greyhound Book
by Jenny Stott
£10.00 plus p & p
71 pages of useful tips and information about looking after your Greyhound
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Greyhounds in long-term fosterer homes:

ARE YOU ABLE TO TEMPORARILY FOSTER A GREYHOUND FOR US?

Fosterers are a valuable part of greyhound rescue in that another greyhound is living life away from the kennels and taking the first steps towards getting used to the family way of life. If you live in the South Lakes or the surrounding area and would like to foster a greyhound until we can find him or her a new home.
please contact Jenny or Stuart
T: 015395 52394 or email us for more information


TINS & CARTONS OF DOG FOOD WANTED
for those in our care until we find them new homes.
(also pilchards in tomato sauce, sardines and tuna in oil, dog biscuits, Dentastix


May we thank all who have donated, it's much appreciated.
Please contact Jenny or Stuart
T: 015395 52394
or email us


RECYCLING COLLECTION

Please help us raise funds by sending us or bringing us the following items: JEWELLERY (unwanted gold & silver including damaged items, costume jewellery, watches). CURRENCIES & COINS (banknotes & coins, any currency UK or foreign of any age, even outdated & unchangeable currency). STAMPS (loose & single stamps, albums, first day covers & presentation packs, collections, postcards). MOBILE PHONES, CAMERAS & GADGETS (including broken or damaged) (mobile phones, video cameras, old film cameras, SLR's & lenses, digital cameras, Sat Navs, Game cnsoles, games & accessories, Ipods, MP3 Players, Laptops & Tablet computers)
NO ink, toner cartridges, home phones, fax machines, DVD players, printers, kitchen appliances or personal grooming items.

Some of the Greyhounds
Re-Homed

since July 2004

 

GREYHOUNDS AS PETS
SOUTH LAKES
GREYHOUND
TRUST
Retired Greyhound Trust
Charity no. 269668 & SC044047

FOSTERING & RE-HOMING GREYHOUNDS FOR THE
GREYHOUND TRUST


Greyhound Rescue
in Cumbria and
the South Lakes


LATEST NEWS
On the 1st June 2017 the Retired Greyhound Trust's
name was changed to Greyhound Trust


THE DANGERS OF COCOA
BEAN / SHELL MULCH

'Theobromine' found in Cocoa Bean/Shell Mulch is LETHAL
for dogs
*** NEW ***
List of Greyhounds by the date they were
re-homed with links to their diary pages

¦ 2017 ¦ 2016 ¦ 2015 ¦ 2014 ¦ 2013 ¦ 2012 ¦ 2011 ¦ 2010 ¦
2009 ¦ 2008 ¦ 2007 ¦ 2006 ¦ 2005 ¦ 2004 ¦
OUR DOGS
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
List of Greyhounds by Racing Name


Greyhounds available for adoption
If you would like to discuss any of the greyhounds looking for
a home in more detail please telephone 015395 52394
or EMAIL me

Anna - Black Greyhound

Anna is a black female ex-racing greyhound who is house trained, spayed, inoculated and microchipped.
Anna is a beautiful, playful and friendly girl who is cat trainable and quite a character. She loves her toys and taking things to her bed including other dog beds! She's a bit of a thief when it comes to electrical and battery operated goods including mobile phones so its a case of not leaving things laying around at the moment or its gone. Although she is getting better. Some things unfortunately she will chew and this we are teaching her isn't acceptable. We are sure with the training we are doing with her and given time once the 'penny has dropped' this need will stop. Can you overlook this little issue and help us find her a new home?

Sonny - white and black greyhound

Sonny is a white and black ex-racing greyhound who was born on the 14th July 2012 and weighs about 35 kg. He is house trained, neutered, inoculated and microchipped.
Sonny is used to being around a terrier because his previous owner/trainer had one. He gets quite excited at going for a walk but is okay on the lead once he's out. He travels well in a car, is okay with other breeds of dogs while out walking but can be a bit on the rough side when he first meets them, which we hope will reduce as more come into his world. He is fine with children, likes to get out and about and loves attention. - Can you help us find him a new home?

 

Harmony
Harmony is a lovely small blue female ex-racing greyhound who is a happy and playful girl. She is house trained, spayed, inoculated, and microchipped.
Harmony walks nicely on the lead but gets very excited when she sees people and other dogs because all she wants to do is to say hello. She is okay with children and travels well in the car. - Can you help us find her a new home?

 

Billy is a handsome brindle ex-racing greyhound who was born on the 24th July 2014. He has a lovely nature, is house trained, neutered, inoculated and microchipped. He's a very calm, loving dog who walks nicely on the lead and travels well in a car.

REHOMED: Sunday 27th August

 

Pearl
Pearl is a beautiful white and black ex-racing greyhound who was born on the 2nd October 2014 so she is still young and likes to play. Pearl has a lovely sweet nature, is only small, house trained, spayed, inoculated, microchipped, walks nicely on the lead and travels well in a car.

REHOMED: Saturday 26th August

Barney - Black Greyhound

Barney is one of Becky's pups who showed no interest in racing. He is black and was born on the 17th October 2015. He's a lovely, happy dog who is house trained, neutered, microchipped and was inoculated on the 19th March 2017. A little anxious when he first arrived here he is at the moment somewhat wary of men.
Barney is only young and travels well in a car.

REHOMED: Wedneday 30th August

 

Molly
Molly is a lovely brindle greyhound who was born in September 2014 and weighs 26 1/2 kg. She is house trained, inoculated, microchipped and due to be spayed shortly.
Molly walks nicely on the lead, travels well in a car, likes to run and doesn't bother with other breeds of dogs out on her walks.

RESERVED

 

Boris
Boris is a lovely blue ex-racing greyhound who was born in August 2013. He is house trained, neutered, inoculated, microchipped and weighs 28.5 kg.
Boris is a lovely friendly dog who walks nicely on the lead and from what we know of his so far he is okay with other breeds of dogs. However, this at the moment is an ongoing assessment.

RESERVED

 

Seydou
(cat trainable)


Seydou is a black ex-racing greyhound who is cat trainable.

RESERVED


Greyhounds available for adoption.
These are still with their owners or trainers
waiting a space to come here, but if you wish to
adopt one he/she can be brought here for you.


 

George
George is a black ex-racing greyhound who was born in August 2011 and who is coming here shortly. His nature is that of Ben who we rehomed in that he is very quiet and loves a cuddle and a fuss. He weighs 35 kg. - Can you help us find him a new home?

 

Bobby
Bobby is a 30kg. black ex-racing greyhound who broke his tibia and is undergoing recovery at the moment. He will be coming here shortly.
Born in September 2014 he is a quiet, placid dog who is very friendly and okay with children. - Can you help us find him a new home?

 

Teddy
Teddy is a blue ex-racing greyhound who is coming here shortly. He weighs about 34 kg and is a very friendly dog who loves meeting people. He can get a bit giddy when he knows he's going for a walk and likes to lick you. He sounds quite a character. - Can you help us find him a new home?

King - Black Greyhound

King

King is a black ex-racing greyhound who is coming here shortly. He was born on the 10th August 2010 and weighs 32.66 kg.
As a pup King fell on hard times and was sleeping on concrete. When his current owner/trainer heard about him and the condition he was in he immediately acquired King. King was covered in weeping sores and had no hair on his body apart a line down his back.
King is now fit and well but the hair on his back end won't come back because the hair folicals are ruined. We've been told he travels well in a car, walks nicely on the lead, is fine with children and other breeds of dogs while out on his walks he ignores. - Can you help us find him a new home?

 

Laddy
Laddy is a very shy rather leggy black ex-racing greyhound who is coming here shortly. He's about 3 years old, weighs 34 kg. okay on the lead but needs a bit of time to get used to you, we've been told if you give him a week or two he will then be okay. - Can you help us find him a new home?

Sabrina - white & black greyhound

Sabrina

Sabrina is Sonya's litter sister and their previous owner/trainer say they are as different as 'chalk and cheese' so she is very very confident and outgoing.
She is a lovely white and black ex-racing greyhound who was born on the 6th January 2012 and who is coming here shortly. - Can you help us find her a new home?

 

Paddy

Paddy is a black ex-racing greyhound who is coming here shortly. Born in December 2012 he weighs 34kg. From what we've been told he's a very intelligent dog who shows no interest in other dogs, eats well and is in a good condition but is slightly bald on his back end. Paddy is a nice dog who walks okay on the lead and travels well in a car. - Can you help us find him a new home?

Diva - Black Greyhound

Diva

Diva is a black female greyhound who was born in February 2015 and who is coming here shortly. She weighs 30 kg. and her inoculations are up to date.
Diva only has half a tail because she damaged it by wagging it too much in the kennel - she's a happy girl. - Can you help us find her a new home?

Lucy - white Greyhound

Lucy

Lucy is a pretty white greyhound with black ears and one side of her face black who is coming here shortly. She was born in August 2013, weighs 28kg and her inoculations are up to date.
Lucy is a quiet, friendly girl who we've been told walks perfect on the lead, isn't interested in the other breeds of dogs she sees through the fence as they walk along the lane and travels well in a car. - Can you help us find her a new home?

Nv - Black Greyhound

Nav

Nav is a black ex-racing greyhound who is coming here shortly. He was born on the 19th February 2014 and weighs 32kg.
Nav is a quiet lad, a big softie and a 'leaner'. He walks fine on the lead, travels well in the car and doesn't bother with other breeds of dogs while out on his walk. - Can you help us find him a new home?

 

Poppy

Poppy is a white and black ex-racing greyhound who is coming here shortly. - Can you help us find her a new home?

 

Lilly

Lilly is a brindle ex-racing greyhound who is coming here shortly. - Can you help us find her a new home?


If you see a Greyhound listed above as waiting to come in no longer listed, it's because the dog has either been re-homed direct by it's owner or trainer or has gone to another rescue centre.

Dogs in long-term foster homes

Brindle Greyhound

BECKY IS IN A LONG-TERM FOSTER HOME with Beckham another greyhound. Becky is a beautiful fawn brindle ex-racing greyhound who was born on the 2nd May 2004.
Becky lived with an elderly gentleman for a few months, but was sadly returned to 'Rescue' because of the deterioration of her owner's health.
Becky went to her long-term foster home on Tuesday 18th November 2014 where she will be loved and cared for during her twilight years.

Pearly - black greyhound

PEARLY IS IN A LONG-TERM FOSTER HOME
He was re-homed in August 2011, but because of his owner's passing away he came back to us. Pearly is a happy lad who weighs 27.10k .
Pearly suffers from kidney problems and went into long-term foster care on Monday 1st August 2016 where he will stay and be loved and cared for during his twilight years.

ABOUT US:
We've had greyhounds since April 1997 and between July 2004 and November 2009 we fostered 82 for Dumfriesshire and Cumbria Greyhound Rescue. During December 2009 we established the SOUTH LAKES branchof the Retired Greyhound Trust (RGT). We have now fostered and re-homed in excess of 400 greyhounds.
Being in the South Lakes we are situated at the southern end of the English Lake District in Cumbria at Witherslack, which is half way between Kendal and Grange-over-Sands. As fosterers it is our passion to help greyhounds through the transition stage from kennels to home life, helping them to adapt to the family way of life and being part of our family until they find their forever homes. The voluntary work we do is a memorial to our darling Penny.


WHY ADOPT A GREYHOUND?

Greyhounds make wonderful pets. They are for life, not just for racing. They all deserve a second chance. Greyhounds are elegent, very intelligent, tend to be laid back, lazy if given the chance, need little exercise, often just two, half hour walks a day. Greyhounds thrive on love and affection, adapt quickly to the family way of life and make very gentle and loyal pets.


Many thousands of Greyhounds are bred each year in the UK and Ireland and thousands of puppies and youngsters are put to sleep because they don't make the grade for racing. The average age of a Greyhound coming into 'Rescue' is 3 to 4 years old when they are no longer needed. However, the normal life expectancy of a Greyhound is between 12 and 15 years - the longest living of the larger breeds of dog means they have many years ahead of them once they are no longer needed for racing Only a very small percentage are the lucky ones who are re-homed.

TOP TEN REASONS FOR ADOPTING A GREYHOUND



Some of our Greyhounds
Bobby with his brothers and sisters
Bobby (light brindle - front right) with his brothers and sisters

Greyhound puppy
LATEST NEWS
If any of the information on my pages seem a bit fragmented and not up to date I apologize - its because I am very busy and a bit behind so please bear with me and in time I will catch up.

Donations Received:
A big thank you to:

Louise Greenup for the bag of biscuits, Dentastix and tinned fish for the dogs
. . . . .
All the 'Friday Night Dancers' for their donnation of £400.00
. . . . .
To all those who helped at our event at Malham Show in the Yorkshire Dales near Skipton where £312.55 was raised.
. . . . .
£279.09 from Flower and Colin Entwistle collected during their wedding day.
. . . . .
£20.00 donation from Beryl Dudley and daughter Linda.
. . . . .
Beech Hill House collection tin £130.00
. . . . .
A carrier bag of tinned meat, fish and Detastix from Denise Johnson
. . . . .
£20.00 donation from Sandra Jones
. . . . .
2 small bags Burns dog food donated by a friend of Iain Greenwood.
. . . . .
Bag of dog food from Debbie Foord
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Site updated - 17th August 2017
Information added to Charlie's page

Site updated - 14th August 2017
Information added to Star's page

Site updated - 2nd August 2017
Information added to Pearly's page

Site updated - 31st July 2017
Information added to Joey's page

Site updated - 30th July 2017
Information added to Joey's page

Site updated - 12th July 2017
Information added to Millie's page

Site updated - 10th July 2017
Information added to Becky's page

Site updated - 3rd July 2017
Information added to Becky's page

Site updated - 1st July 2017
Information added to Millie's page

Site updated - 28th June 2017
Information added to Millie's page

Site updated - 27th June 2017
Information added to Legend's page

Site updated - 21st June 2017
Information added to Dino's page

Site updated - 19th June 2017
Information added to Romeo's page

JENNY & STUART'S
CURRENT
GREYHOUNDS


White and black Greyhound
Lena came into our lives
on the 23rd May 2013. Not
quite 2 years old she didn't
make the grade for racing,
but she raced headlong
into our hearts and home.


Fawn Greyhound

Star came into our lives on the 18th October 2015. When our 4 month old grand daughter cried for her bottle, he came over and rested his head on her shoulder and within a minute she was calm. It sealed his future with us.

Robbie - black Greyhound

Robbie was here a year before being adopted. His new owners lost confidence after he was hurt by 2 off lead terriers. He came back and became the newest member of our family.

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VISIT US by
APPOINTMENT
ONLY PLEASE

Please ring for an appointment
to come and see the greyhounds and have a chat. You are most welcome, but as we run a bed and breakfast it is essential you ring and arrange a date and time to visit beforehand.
T: 015395 52394
email us


South Lakes RGT van
The South Lakes
branch Animal Ambulance


Number of Greyhounds
re-homed by South Lakes
Greyhound Trust
49 re-homed so far in 2017
(64
re-homed in 2016)
[it's not the number, but the quality of home that counts, but we thought you might like to know!]

Since starting in July
2004 we've re-homed
475 Greyhounds.



Greyhound Trust
Charity numbers:
269668 & SCO44047

If you prefer you may send
a cheque made payable to:
SOUTH LAKES GREYHOUND TRUST
and post to this address
All donations received go to
caring for and finding homes
for unwanted Greyhounds.
Thank you for your help

ADOPTING A
GREYHOUND


When adopting a greyhound the suggested donation is £150.00 which goes towards neutering, inoculations, upkeep etc. Some people give a little less, while
others want to give more. We are quite flexible with this.
With this we provide:
Martingale Collar, Lead,
Muzzle and 4 weeks free
cover with the insurance
company PetPlan


GREYHOUND
COMPANIONS


Greyhound with cat
Bella, Millie and Stanley

SEE MORE


to include your email address on our list for our information emails about fundraising events, monthly walks, awareness meetings and events.


South Lakes
Greyhound Trust
monthly
Greyhound Walk
s

The aim of the monthly walks are for greyhound owners to meet others in the area and to promote the breed as the amazing pets we all love. When we all walk as a group hopefully people will stop to talk to us and learn about these amazing dogs. Please come along, have fun and help more greyhounds find their forever homes.

SEPTEMBER 2017
Sunday 10th September 2017
Arnside
LA5 0HA

11:00 hours

Meeting at the end of Arnside Pier under the flagpole at 11:00 for an 11:15 departure. Leisurely stroll along the beach path (tide will be way out so beach will be accessible) then returning through Grubbins Wood. Final destination is Arnside Chippy for a naughty lunch time treat! Fish and chips there are delicious!

A nice circular walk of approx 2 miles which will take just over an hour to complete as a group. Walk suitable for all abilities, but woodland section does have 10 steps to negotiate.

Other longer circular walks up to Arnside Knott are available for those wanting a longer stretch
.

OCTOBER 2017
Sunday 8th October 2017
Circular walk at Orton
(between Kendal and Shap)
11:00 hours
(starting point and route to be confirmed)


NOVEMBER 2017
Sunday 12th November 2017
Grange over Sands
OR Witherslack area

11:00 hours
(starting point and route to be confirmed)


JUNE 2018
Sunday 10th June 2018
Great Global Greyhound Walk
(Location,starting point and time to be confirmed)

View details and pictures
of earlier walks


Please contact Emily
M: 07739 015278
or view
'greyhound trust south lakes monthly walk' on Facebook or my page (Jenny Stott) for more information.


DOG WALKING

Would you like to walk a Greyhound?
Volunteers offering to take a
Greyhound for a walk, an afternoon out or a stop-over play a
very important role here at
the branch.
Please telephone:
Jenny (015395 52394)
to see how you can help
.

PETS AT HOME
Become a
VIP CLUB MEMBER
and nominate
South Lakes Branch
Retired Greyhound Trust
as your chosen charity


Collect 'lifelines' each time you make a purchase either in store or on-line for our branch to benefit. We receive a voucher each quarter to spend at our local Pets at Home store in Kendal (Cumbria) for the dogs in our care.

Beech Hill House
B & B

GREYHOUND
FRIENDLY

Bed and Breakfast
English Lake District
Beech Hill House
Beech Hill House
Witherslack
Nr. Grange-over-Sands
Cumbria LA11 6RH
Tel: 015395 52394

web site / Email us
DOGS WELCOME
(large or small - one or more)
A Greyhound haven!


Enclosed garden for our guests and their dogs.
Dog friendly pub 50 yards along the road with others just a short drive away. Ideal stop-over and base for the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and the South Lakes Furness Peninsulas

Malham Show August 2017
Malham Show
26th August 2017
(Raised £312.55)


August 2017
Monthly Greyhound Walk
Ingleton


July 2017
Monthly Greyhound Walk
The Hoad, Ulverston


Monthly Walk - Sizergh Castle
June 2017
Monthly Greyhound Walk
Sizergh
Castle, Kendal

Donation from Bob Muirhead
18th June 2016 - Donation
received for £270.00 from
Bob Muirhead following his
London Marathon run


Pets at Home VIP items
Items chosen in May 2016 from the
Pets at Home store in Kendal
using our saved up VIP vouchers.
A big thank you to all who nominated our branch as their charity.


North West Evening Mail 'Bouquet of the week'
Read the North West Evening Mail article 'Bouquet of the week' when Jenny was nominated by volunteer Nicole Searle. A big thank you.

Pets at Home pallet donation
25th March 2016
Pallet of food, toys, beds, collars
and leads donated by Pets at Home.


Lakeland Radio Christmas Appeal
14th December 2015
Lakeland Radio and Westmorland
Veterinary Practice Animal Rescue
Christmas Food & Toy Appeal


Newspaper article about Freddie the greyhound with Basil the parrot
Basil and Freddie
The Sunday Post article


2 page article in Lancashire Life Magazine
Article about the branch in the
June 2015 edition of Lancashire Life


Opening day of the Beezon Road branch of Highgate Vets
The opening Ceremony of the new Highgate Veterinary Practice
at Beezon Road in Kendal
2nd March 2015 and their Open Day
24th May 2015
Highgate Vets web site


Newspaper article about Bess, Greyhound
18th October 2014
The Scottish Sunday Post
article about Bess who decided
she no longer wanted to race and
refused to leave the starting trap
unless it was at a saunter and
wagging her tail!


Stuart and greyhounds
19th May 2014
The North-West Evening Mail
article entitled 'Gentle dogs settle
into homes with ease'. An article
about the South Lakes Branch.


Newspaper article about black Greyhounds
11th January 2014
Article in the Scottish Sunday Post
and Metro about black greyhounds
that appeared in many newspapers
and magazines around the country


THOSE WE HAVE SADLY LOST CONTACT WITH WHO WERE BORN OVER 15 YEARS AGO
(If you have any information about any of them please let us know so we can update their pages
THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED OVER RAINBOW BRIDGE
DURING 2017
DURING 2016
DURING 2015
DURING 2014
DURING 2013
DURING 2012
DURING 2011 - Kane, Kanga, Adelle, Benny
DURING 2010 - Freddie, Monty
DURING 2008 - Izzy
DURING 2007 - Joe, Paddy

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