Coffee Morning

The big GRWE Coffee Morning Week is back from 18th-26th June. Download the fantastic fundraising kit with everything you need to get involved!

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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

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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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  • Meppershall Summer Fair, Bedfordshire

    25 Jun 2016 - Meppershall Village Hall, Meppershall

    We have once again been gifted a stall at this fantastic event and will be there with our ambassador hounds to Meet and Greet and raise awareness. If you can spare a couple of hours please come and join us. It’s going to be a great day!

  • Castle Green Summer Fair – Hereford

    25 Jun 2016 - The Pavillion, Castle Green, Castle Street, Hereford

    Our first time having a stand at this popular local summer family day, now in it’s eleventh year it attracts around 2000 people, situated very close to the City Centre and near the banks of the beautiful River Wye, with a mixture of local businesses, crafters, local school and social groups, food and drink stands […]

  • BBQ on the Green, Cambridgeshire

    25 Jun 2016 – 26 Jun 2016 - On the green outside 12 Brookside, Houghton

    For the past ten years Mandy has held a BBQ to raise funds for GRWE. This tenth event will be the last and we hope that you will join her and help her make it the best ever! Below is a message from Mandy:- “10th & final charity BBQ In memory of Trevor Richardson & […]

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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