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If you're thinking of getting a dog in 2019, please consider a rescued greyhound or lurcher from Forever Hounds Trust

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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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Forever Hounds Trust Volunteers and Dogs


Volunteer with Forever Hounds Trust and 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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  • New Year Social Walk

    20 Jan 2019 - The Woodpecker pub, Spetisbury, Blandford Forum

    Social walk along the historic North Dorset Trailway. Easy walk and gathering in the pub afterwards for a snack and/or beverage. Meeting 11.30am at the dog-friendly The Woodpecker pub, High Street, Spetisbury, Blandford Forum, DT11 9DJ. A donation of £2 for FHT welcome.

  • Somerset Meet and Greet

    10 Feb 2019 - Conygre Hall, North Road, Timsbury, Bath

    Everyone welcome, including dogs in the hall.  Please come along and chat with like minded people! If your interested in homing a greyhound or lurcher, this is a fabulous opportunity to chat to owners and the homing team. It’s quite a sight with all the hounds in one place.  The kennel dogs will be 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