Home a hound!

Honorary friend of GRWE, Anthony Head, makes a plea for more homes for our rescued greyhounds and lurchers

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Did you know

Greyhounds and lurchers make great pets!

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

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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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  • Family Fun Dog Day to Celebrate GRWE’s 20th Birthday – Devon

    29 May 2016 - Cockington Country Park

    GRWE are holding a Dog show in conjunction with Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust, held at Cockington country park. The park is very popular with families, tourists and locals, many of whom are dog owners and who exercise their pets there. The event is to provide a fun day out with a GRWE dog show for which there […]

  • Dave’s Big Walk & GRWE Birthday Celebration

    28 May 2016 - Moreton, near Dorchester

    Dave, married to Sharon who is the Hereford Event Coordinator, is undertaking a 100 mile walk around Dorset and will be raising funds for GRWE.  Come and join us at Moreton as Dave strides through the village on the Saturday; GRWE supporters and their hounds can give him a big cheer to help him along. There […]

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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