Black Dog Day

Watch our 30-second video and discover why black greyhounds make great pets! And did you know that 70% of greyhounds are black?

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Did you know

The average age of a greyhound at retirement from racing is about 4 years

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 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

Thinking of a new challenge this autumn? Why not do a sponsored event in aid of our hounds! Climb a mountain or sit in beans - what will you do?

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  • Tring Brewery

    10 Oct 2015 - Tring Brewery, Dunsley Farm, London Road, Tring

    Our very first Meet and Greet at a Brewery! Please come to help us spread the word. We have a feeling this one may be popular…    

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Get organised for 2016!

The fantastic GRWE 2016 calendar and diary are both now available. Get yours quick before they are gone!

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