Homes needed!

Every day in kennels is a day too long for so many of our hounds as they patiently wait for their forever homes. Will your sofa be the start of their new life?

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Did you know

Two 20-30 minute walks a day is generally plenty for a greyhound.

Our vision is a day when every greyhound and lurcher is free from risk or need

GRWE is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of unwanted, abused or abandoned greyhounds and lurchers

The Homing Journey

1 Rehoming visit

rehoming visit

We visit every prospective home so that we can best match each dog with their ideal ‘forever home’

The pre-homing visit

2 Matching


Our homing volunteers match hound to home based on home visits and dog assessments


3 Homing


Hurrah, another hound has found his forever home! Happy ‘gotcha day’…


4 Behavioural Support

behavioural support

All GRWE homes receive a four month post-homing visit, to check all is going well for hound and home


How you can support us

GRWE volunteers with the 'Team of the Year' award


Volunteers are the lifeblood of GRWE. Join our award-winning team!

How to volunteer
Sponsor dog Scooby

Sponsor a dog

Help support the extra care needs of special dogs like Scooby

How to sponsor a dog

Be a Friend

Friends membership allows you to stay closer in touch with our work

Become a Friend

More ways to support us

It's a Barking Bake Off! Enter your human or doggy cakes on 16 August at the GRWE Tea Party at Buscot Park, Oxon. Yummy!

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  • Paw in the Park, Cheltenham

    2 Aug 2015 - Pittville Park, Pumproom Lawns, Cheltenham

    The annual dog event will take place on Sunday 2 August 2015. The event will be held on Pittville Pump Room lawn, in front of the Pump Room in Pittville Park. The event is organised by Cheltenham Borough Council with support from Animal Magic, Cheltenham Animal Shelter and Paws 2014 had 45 stands selling pet related goodies […]

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Brand New Lurcher Book!

Fantastic new book by Carol Baby - a must for all lurcher lovers! All profits are donated to GRWE.

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