• EFRA calls for statutory levy on bookmakers

    | 15 Mar 2018

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has called for a statutory levy to be placed on bookmakers (including online bookmakers) profiting from greyhound racing in the UK. The statutory levy has been called for in a letter from the Committee’s Chair, Neil Parish MP, to Tracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for […]


    | 15 Mar 2018

    The Greyhound Board of Great Britain, of which Forever Hounds Trust is a member, has announced the long awaited statistics on both injuries sustained by Greyhounds on the track and the fates of Greyhounds on retirement. The data reveals that over 1,000 greyhounds were put to sleep in 2017, for reasons including the cost of […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust launches new Dog Blog!

    | 23 Feb 2018

    Dylan, a rescued hound has become the latest blogger in town! In his blog, Dylan writes to Forever Hounds Trust Regional Homing Officer Julie, updating her on his thoughts on his new life with his new family in his forever home. Marketing and Communications Manager for Forever Hounds Trust, Emma Butler, says: “Dylan’s warm and […]

  • Minty’s Anniversary!

    | 8 Feb 2018

    Time certainly does fly when you are having fun, just ask Minty. It is a whole year since she came to us following the death of her owner. She became one of the faces of the ‘Golden Oldies’ campaign, raising thousands of pounds and highlighting the needs of older dogs in rescue. Well, now one […]

  • Why Rescue?

    News story | 6 Feb 2018

    With dog ownership in decline across the UK the challenge of finding homes for rescued dogs has never been greater. Modern economic pressures have played a large part in reducing the number of families who can now afford to have a pet. Add to this an increase in people renting from private landlords who won’t […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust welcomes Jaye Griffiths as Honorary Friend

    News story | 6 Feb 2018

    Forever Hounds Trust is delighted to welcome actress Jaye Griffiths into the team as a new Honorary Friend. Jaye has starred in many popular TV show, including Silent Witness and Doctor Who, and currently plays Dr Elle Gardner in Casualty on BBC1. Jaye, who has two Whippets of her own, recently attended the Forever Hounds […]

  • Liberation of greyhounds from Canindrome in Macau

    | 23 Jan 2018

    Forever Hounds Trust has been delighted to hear of the success of the organisations working in Macau and the subsequent liberation of the greyhounds from the Canindrome there. We have been very proud to support the excellent work done in the region. We are remaining engaged with the present situation and are involved in wider greyhound […]

  • Wonderful Winnie heads for her forever home

    News story, Success stories | 8 Jan 2018

    2018 got off to a great start for Winnie, who found her forever home! As you can see from these pictures, Winnie was very happy to be part of her new family. With Forever Hounds Trust being 2018 Burns Pet Charity of the Year Winnie also had a box of delicious food and treats to take […]

  • Planning the ‘paw-fect’ Christmas – top tips for a safe Christmas with your pet

    | 20 Dec 2017

    Christmas is an exciting time of year with parties, presents, plenty of food and festive frolics. It can appear to be even more exciting if you have a dog, with thoughts of long walks, a content canine dozing by the re and, of course, a Christmas present from Santa Paws. However, the reality can be […]

  • Enjoying time with your dog this Christmas – fun activities to try

    | 20 Dec 2017

    Christmas is an ideal time to relax and enjoy spending more time with your dog. Here, Forever Hounds Trust’s Susan McKeon passes on some of her great ideas for fun activities you can do with your canine pal.   Try out fun dog activities Christmas is a great time to try out fun activities like […]

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    Grant awarded for vital kennel enrichment

    | 11 Dec 2017

    Forever Hounds Trust is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a generous grant from Support Adoption for Pets! This money will go towards the purchase of equipment for the sighthounds in our care in kennels across England: from vet beds for our dogs to sleep on, to collars to help calm anxious dogs, […]

  • Tickets now on sale for Forever Hounds Trust Christmas Concert for Dogs!

    | 22 Nov 2017

    The annual Christmas Concert for Dogs always proves to be a popular event, and this year looks to be no different. For the first time the concert will be held in Dunstable, at The Priory Church of St Peter. Tickets for the event, which will be held on Sunday 10th December, at 3pm, went on […]

  • Campaign to recognise animals as sentient beings in UK law

    | 22 Nov 2017

    Animals are sentient beings, which means that they can experience emotions such as fear and contentment. Animal sentience is incorporated into EU law by the Lisbon Treaty. After March 2019, EU law will no longer apply to the UK – so it is crucial that UK legislation recognises that animals have feelings to ensure they […]

  • Rosie the lurcher finds her happy ever after

    News story, Success stories | 11 Oct 2017

    After spending nine months in the care of Forever Hounds Trust, Rosie the lurcher has landed well and firmly on her paws in the loving home of Dave and Gill. Gill and Dave’s family consisted of three cats, yet Gill felt there was a gap, saying that she always considered herself to be ‘ a […]

  • I wish I may, I wish I might……….find my home by Christmas night

    | 5 Oct 2017

    Forever Hounds Trust have dogs in need of a home of their own throughout the year, and we are grateful of a home offer for one of our dogs whenever it is made as once one of our dogs moves into its forever home a space is freed for another. The more dogs we home, […]

  • National Black Dog Day – 1st October

    | 26 Sep 2017

    The First of October marks National Black Dog Day, which is a chance for Forever Hounds Trust to make a plea on behalf of all the black dogs in our care still looking for their forever home! But why do black dogs need their own ‘day’? Well, for some reason we are yet to fully […]

  • Buscot 2017 Picture Gallery

    News story | 25 Sep 2017

    The whole team at Forever Hounds Trust would like to say a huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who came along to Buscot Park on Sunday 17th September for the fifth annual Forever Hounds Trust tea party. It was a terrific event, enjoyed by hounds and humans alike, and raised over £6,000 towards the important rescue […]

  • ‘Tripaw’ Toby has found his forever home!

    | 8 Sep 2017

    Handsome lurcher Toby won over the hearts of scores of Forever Hounds Trust volunteers and supporters when he had to undergo surgery to remove one of his legs to enable him to run around pain free. Just a few months on from that operation the charity are delighted to reveal that Toby has now found […]

  • Rolling Stones auction is live!

    | 5 Sep 2017

    An amazing package that includes two tickets to see the Rolling Stones in Paris as well as travel and accommodation is being auctioned to raise money for Forever Hounds Trust. To bid for the prize, follow this link: Rolling Stones fans are expected to flock to the auction site, which opened on 2nd September, to […]

  • First ‘BIG HOUND CHILL OUT’ to be held this weekend

    | 22 Aug 2017

    The August Bank Holiday weekend will mark the first ever ‘Big Hound Chill Out’, an event that celebrates the dozing hounds at Forever Hounds Trust. Supporters up and down the country will be chilling out with their hounds to mark the occasion, and showcasing what wonderful pets greyhounds and lurchers make. Marketing and Communications Manager, […]

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