Freddy & Mel

Freddy and Mel have formed a firm friendship. Now Mel is reserved for her forever home, can you provide Freddy with his forever home too?

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Did you know

Each of our dogs is assessed by a qualified behaviourists before being homed

Our vision is a day when every greyhound and lurcher is free from risk or need

Forever Hounds Trust 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 Forever Hounds Trust. Join our award-winning team!

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Sponsor a dog

Help support the extra care needs of special dogs like Bambi

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Be a Friend

Friends membership allows you to stay closer in touch with our work

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More ways to support us

Take part in a sponsored event today for our hounds... We will support you every step of the way, so don't delay and get in touch today!

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  • 5th Annual Tea Party at Buscot Park

    17 Sep 2017 - Buscot Park, Faringdon

    Not long to go to our Annual Tea Party at the beautiful Buscot Park, home of Honorary Friend Lord Faringdon. This year we’ll be celebrating our 5th year at Buscot with a Grand Auction, fun dog show, fabulous shopping opportunities and – of course – lots of tea and cake. We’re delighted to be joined […]

  • Houndie Gathering & Social Walk

    16 Sep 2017 - The Donkey Sanctuary - Sidmouth

    Please come along for a nice Saturday morning walk & friendly get together and say Hi to some donkeys! We will met near The Old Hayloft Restaurant just before 11, and will be having a nice (flat-ish) stroll from here for about an hour, and hopefully a raffle too!! Hope to see you there.  

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Gifts & Goodies

Check out our online shop for a great range of items for hounds and humans - all proceeds support our work

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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 homes receive a four month post-homing visit, to check all is going well for hound and home