Beech Hill House
Beech Hill House B&B
Witherslack
Grange-over-Sands
Cumbria LA11 6RH

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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.

VISIT THE BRANCH by APPOINTMENT ONLY
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

email us


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, 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
¦ 2017 ¦ 2016 ¦ 2015 ¦ 2014 ¦ 2013 ¦ 2012 ¦ 2011 ¦ 2010 ¦ 2009 ¦ 2008 ¦ 2007 ¦ 2006 ¦ 2005 ¦ 2004 ¦
OUR DOGS

VIEW LIST OF GREYHOUNDS BY RACING NAME


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


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 contact Jenny or Stuart T: 015395 52394 or email us for more information and to see how you can help.


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


DONATE a 15 kg bag of 'GAIN 20' GREYHOUND FOOD
for those in our care until we find them new homes.

GAIN 20 (approx. 21.00 per 15 kg)

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


PETS AT HOME
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.


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.

GREYHOUNDS - AN IDEAL PET
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RETIRED GREYHOUND TRUST
SOUTH LAKES
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Registered Charity no: 269668, SCO44047
GREYHOUND RESCUE
Fostering and homing greyhounds in the South Lake District, Cumbria


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Tinker

Tinker arrived on Tuesday 8th October 2013.
Went to her new home on Monday 21st October 2013.


Tinker's arrival and a brief history
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Black Greyhound
Tinker is a small black ex-racing greyhound with a lovely nature who has been living in a kennel with another greyhound. Sadly her companion recently passed away at the age of 15 and Tinker was lonely on her own, so arrangements were made to bring her here so we can find her a new home.
Tinker was born on the 7th October 2007 and weighs 25.6k. She loves children and is okay with other dogs. She may even be cat trainable, but this we will need to check for ourselves


Tinker's Diary
* The branch kennel at the bottom of our garden is where Tinker and the other resident(s) will be for the first day or so until he gets to know the other greyhounds. He has use of our garden and paddock, and once he gets to know the other dogs he will be allowed in the house during the day and all the dogs will then take it in turn to sleep in the house at night, so they become use to sleeping in both the kennel and the house.

8th October 2013
Tinker arrived this afternoon.
9th October 2013
As is normal practice Tinker was flead and wormed today.


21st October 2013
This afternoon Tinker's new owner called to collect her and once all the paperwork was complete off she went. Tinker was instantly attracted to her new owner and her new owner to her, so we hope they will have a long and happy life together.

18th December 2014
We received a Christmas card today from Tinker and her owner letting us know that Tinker is doing fine.
During the summer / autumn Tinker's owner became unwell and a friend of hers asked if we could look after Tinker for a while. Sadly we were overloaded with dogs at the time and I really felt I couldn't manage another dog along with running the bed and breakfast as well. I felt awful about it, and it was suggested she may stay with someone else if they would have her. From the note in the Christmas card it seems Tinker went into kennels for a while during her owner's stay in hospital.
Now she is walked by a dog walker until her owner fully recovers. Apparently, Tinker isn't too keen on going with the dog walker, but once she's out she enjoys it. She also likes the other dogs the dog walker takes with her so all seems fine.
12th December 2015
We received a Christmas card today from Tinker's owner saying she is doing fine and in good health, but is hating all this rain we've been having the past few weeks.
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The branch kennel
* The branch kennel

Black Greyhound
In our garden
11th October 2013

Black Greyhound
. . . and again.

Black Greyhound
. . . and again.

Black Greyhound
. . . and again.



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