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
BOOK 'CARING FOR YOUR RESCUED GREYHOUND'
by Jenny Stott - - - £10.00 plus p&p
BUY ON-LINE using PayPal or telephone: 015395 52394

(credit & debit cards accepted)

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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Ben

Ben arrived on Sunday 21st November 2016
Went to his new home on Sunday 28th November 2016.


Ben's arrival and a brief history
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Ben - black Greyhound
RACING NAME:
EARMARK:
DATE OF BIRTH:
COLOUR:
WEIGHT:

INOCULATED:

RAGGLE BEN
MJ - IEM
25/01/2012
BLACK
37.5 kg
20/11/2016


Ben is a black ex-racing greyhound who is a big gentle giant weighing about 37.5kg. He was born in January 2012, is neutered, house trained, inoculated and microchipped.
He's a lovely dog who has a calm nature, enjoys being stroked and given attention, doesn't bother about other dogs, walks nicely on the lead and travels well in a car.


Went to his new home on Sunday 28th November 2016.

Ben's Diary
21st November 2016


28th November 2016

29th November 2016
We heard today that:- " Ben is settling in nicely. His new bed came this morning and he loves it!
Our two other dogs have accepted him into the house with no issues and he's happily toileted in the garden on his lead.
He's still very quiet and getting used to the different sights and sounds. 
He's frightened of shadows, the curtain blinds, loud noises on the TV and the train which goes past the back garden.
He's been out in the car today and gone for a walk, he was extremely well behaved and we've all fallen in love with him!!"

1st December 2016
We received an email today saying that:- "Ben saw the horses yesterday and was absolutely fine with them. 
He's had a good walk today in his new jacket, and he was very good but he hates turning round to come home. He just wants to keep going and when you turn to go back he puts the brakes on, he walks on eventually but I think he's a bit like Forest Gump, just wants to keep going. I need to find some loops and then he doesn't know we're going back! He's flat out in his bed now."

5th December 2016
We heard today that:- " Ben's doing really well, I'm getting wags from him now and he'll get out of his bed when I ask him to come over for a stroke."
17th December 2016
An email arrived today letting us know that:- "Ben's doing really well, we let him off in the field for the first time today and he had a play with a ball and a run around with Tango the terrier. 
He actually growled at her when she tried to get the ball out of his mouth and she left him alone which I found quite surprising, it's nice to see him standing up for himself.  We are so happy we got him."


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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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The English Lake District

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