Beech Hill House
Beech Hill House B&B
Cumbria LA11 6RH

Dogs welcome, large or small, one or more. A Greyhound haven!

The voluntary work Jenny and Stuart started in July 2004 is a memorial to their darling Penny. Without her coming into their lives none of this would have happened.

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.
T: 015395 52394

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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, and with this we provide:
Martingale Collar, Lead, Muzzle and 4 weeks free cover with the insurance company PetPlan

List of Greyhounds by the date they were homed with links to their diary pages
¦ 2018 ¦ 2017 ¦ 2016 ¦ 2015 ¦ 2014 ¦ 2013 ¦ 2012 ¦ 2011 ¦ 2010 ¦ 2009 ¦ 2008 ¦ 2007 ¦ 2006 ¦ 2005 ¦ 2004 ¦



Become a friend and view Our Profile to see what's happening at the branch and to follow some of our ex-foster greyhounds.

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

Would you like to become a registered volunteer and 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 contact Jenny or Stuart T: 015395 52394 or email us for more information and to see how you can help.

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

which is what we use for the greyhounds in our care until we find them new homes.

May we thank all who have donated, it's much appreciated.
Please deliver to:
Beech Hill House, Witherslack, Cumbria LA11 6RH

Become a VIP member and nominate Greyhound Trust South Lakes as your chosen charity.
If you nominate our branch as your charity the 'lifelines' you collect each time you make a purchase either in store or on-line will go to our branch.
Each quarter we receive a voucher to the value of the lifelines nominated to our branch which we can spend at the Kendal (Cumbria) Pets at Home store on items needed for the dogs in our care while looking for new homes. Thank you.

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Fostering and homing greyhounds in the South Lake District, Cumbria

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Ace arrived on Friday 24th June 2011
Went to her new home on Saturday 25th June 2011.

Ace's arrival and a brief history
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Ace is a lovely small blue and white ex-racing Greyhound who came here from another branch of the Retired Greyhound Trust specifically to be re-homed with Ted who we are fostering. Until recently, Ace was kennelled adjacent to Ted so they know each other, Ted came to us and Ace went to another fosterer and was living with a family with Jack Russell Terrier and a small child. Ace is the perfect companion for Ted because she isn't afraid of anything, gets on okay with other breeds of dogs and loves meeting people, so she has the confidence and temperament to help him overcome his fears.
Ace's Diary
24th June 2011
This morning Stuart went to collect Ace who Ted was kennelled adjacent to not long ago. She has come to us specifically to be re-homed with Ted tomorrow because she has the perfect temperament to help him gain confidence and overcome his fears. When Ace walked through the garden gate and met our greyhounds Ted was higher up the garden, but when he saw her he came running down to see her, tail wagging, not concerned that Stuart was there, because all he wanted to do was say hello to Ace. Tail wagging he gave her a sniff and a lick on the face, and from his body language - yes, Ted certainly remembered Ace!
25th June 2012
Its a year today since Ted and Ace were rehomed and their owner is sending us an update on how things are, but everything sounds well.
17th January 2013
We heard today that Ted and Ace are doing wonderfully. They enjoy a good run and together and they have become expert rabbit hunters. Ace is a bit dismayed that Ted no longer does as she says all the time and comes and tells her owner that he isn’t! She is doing just fine and has developed a relationship with Ted and they understand each other perfectly now. She can be a drama queen when she wants. They have developed a routine for the day and don’t her owners know if that get disrupted!
To say that they do not regret for one fraction of a second taking them on, they are now part of the family as well as the extended family in the local pub!
23rd December 2013
We received a Christmas card today from the owners of Ted and Ace letting us know both are well, and they find their new life of staying in hotels the very best. They go everywhere with their owners as they go about their work and both Ted and Ace know the routine, along with many of the staff in the hotels they regularly stay at.
12th December 2014
With our Christmas card this year came updated news of Ted and Ace. Apparently, Ace likes to boss Ted about but he takes no notice and they miss each other if parted for any reason, the one at home being very down until they are re-united again.
They have acquired two new greyhound friends who somtimes stay over. Other than that, Ace is very much the same as she has always been and is still very protective of Ted when required.
16th December 2015
We received a Christmas card today with the news that Ted and Ace have 2 new companions, not planned, but the result of a broken relationship. After an initial re-organisation of the pack hierarchy they are now a happy pack of 4. The new ones are called Holly & JD (a saluki/greyhound x). Now they are settled Ted has leapt forward in confidence and the pack will do anything for each other.
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Blue and black greyhounds
Ace with Ted
in their new home together
29th June 2011

Blue and black greyhounds
. . . and again.
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