Find your match!

Watch our video inspired by and find out how you could find your magical match with a greyhound or lurcher from GRWE

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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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  • Houndie Gathering & Social Walkies

    14 Feb 2016 - Escott Estate, Ottery St. Mary, Devon EX11 1LU

    Please come along for a lovely Valentine walk and friendly get together at the beautiful Escot Estate. Wear a heart for a hound – maybe dress up your four legged Valentine (& win a prize?) After the walk, we will be just in time for a cuppa or some lunch in the Coach House Restaurant. […]

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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