Happy birthdays!

In GRWE's special birthday year, will you help more dogs have lots more happy birthdays?

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Did you know

Greyhounds are known as 40 mph couch potatoes and love nothing more than to sleep!

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

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GRWE volunteers with the 'Team of the Year' award


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

How to volunteer

Sponsor a dog

Help support the extra care needs of special dogs like Bambi

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

From bike rides to bake bean baths and hiking to head shaves, take on a sponsored challenge and we will support you all the way!

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  • High Tea – Cheshire

    30 Apr 2016 - Archers Brook School, Chester Road, Great Sutton, Ellesmere Port

    Join us at our fantastic High Tea event on the 30 April at Archers Brook School. We shall be serving delicious treats, wonderful cups of tea and coffee too, all for a donation to GRWE. Free entry to the event and parking is available in the school grounds. Hounds are welcome! We shall have a […]

  • Festival of Dogs Shepton Mallett – Dog Show

    1 May 2016 - Shepton Mallet

    Collett Park This is a new event and hopefully it will become an annual event.  This year GRWE have been invited to organise the event working with Shepton Mallett Council to raise awareness of dogs in a positive way. There will be the dog show with prizes and rosettes – £2.00 per class.  Classes TBC […]

  • Monmouth Steam and Country Show with GRWE Fun Dog Show

    1 May 2016 - Vauxhall Fields, Monmouth

    This show is arranged each year by the Border Counties Vintage Club. The club was formed in 1975, by a group of like-minded enthusiasts, who felt there was a need for a vintage club in the area. Following a meeting it was decided to call the club the “Border Counties Vintage Club” as the formation […]

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Sale now on!

We have some fantastic bargains in our online sale including calendars, diaries, mugs, notebooks and much more! Limited stock available so you will need to be quick!

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The Homing Journey

1 Pre-homing 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