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  • Amaya’s story

    News story | 11 Apr 2019

    Meet Amaya, one of the latest greyhounds to join us here at Forever Hounds Trust while she awaits her forever home. Amaya is a remarkable dog. She only has three legs, but we don’t think anyone has told her that, because she certainly isn’t letting it prevent her from enjoying a potter round the garden […]

  • Freddie 07/07/2007 – 28/03/2019

    News story | 10 Apr 2019

    We are very sorry to have to share the sad news that our much-loved sponsor dog, and ambassador for Forever Hounds Trust, Freddie, died last week. Freddie encompassed everything that we love about hounds and inspired many of those who met him to go on and offer a home to a rescued dog themselves. His […]

  • Five greyhounds rescued from Macau Canidrome enjoying life with Forever Hounds Trust

    | 22 Mar 2019

    Two more greyhounds rescued from the notorious Canidrome in Macau arrived with Forever Hounds Trust two weeks ago, joining the three that came into our care on Valentine’s Day. All five dogs are settling in well to life in the UK and slowly learning about life as a much loved pet. We are having to […]

  • Three Macau greyhounds settling in to life with Forever Hounds Trust

    | 1 Mar 2019

    The three greyhounds that arrived into the care of Forever Hounds Trust on Valentine’s Day, having travelled to the UK after being rescued from the notorious Macau Canidrome, are settling into their new life well, and have received some of the veterinary care they needed. Valentine, Oyster and Amore have shown remarkable resilience and have […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust to rescue three greyhounds from the notorious Macau Canidrome

    News story, Press release | 1 Feb 2019

    Valentine’s Day 2019 will mark a very special occasion for the three greyhounds, travelling to the UK from Macau, where they were saved from certain death. For one of the greyhounds onboard the flight into Heathrow, the date is especially poignant as it will be her fifth birthday, and the first one spent outside of […]

  • A ‘home room’ for hounds!

    | 21 Jan 2019

    We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a Battersea Animal Partnership Grant! This development grant will further progress our ability to effectively home dogs that have never before encountered a home environment. Many rescued dogs that come into Forever Hounds Trust care have poor welfare backgrounds, and will not have been shown […]

  • Trustee Vacancies

    | 21 Jan 2019

    Forever Hounds Trust – Board Level Trustee Roles – Voluntary Unpaid Forever Hounds Trust is a UK based charity which rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes greyhounds and lurchers. We cover the whole of the UK, with our administration office in Oxford, but have a very strong base in the central to South West regions. We are […]

  • A Tribute to Greta Garbo

    | 19 Jan 2019

    This weekend marks eight years since Greta, or Greta Garbo as many of you will know her, first stepped over the threshold of what would become her forever home. Greta would go on to become a regular feature of our social media posts. Sadly Greta died at the end of the last year. Here, her […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust on Sky News

    | 8 Jan 2019

    Did you see us on Sky News on Christmas Morning? Here is a clip of the programme, which features TV Vet Marc Abraham, our own Susan McKeon and greyhound Ava.

  • Christmas Concerts for Dogs!

    News story | 6 Dec 2018

    Dogs of all breeds are invited to attend Forever Hounds Trust’s Christmas Concerts for dogs, which this year are being held in both Bath and Dunstable. The concerts are designed to be a celebration of our canine companions and feature choirs, carols and readings from special guests. Tickets are available in advance here priced at […]

  • Six greyhounds racing

    Forever Hounds Trust releases Position Statement on the Greyhound Racing Industry in the UK

    News story | 11 Nov 2018

    Forever Hounds Trust is often asked what our position is on the greyhound racing industry in the UK. We have always maintained that we are not ‘anti racing’, but that we are ‘pro-welfare’. We have been considering this position as the two sides of that statement do not sit comfortably together. We were recently invited […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust attends the All-Party Parliamentary Dog Advisory Welfare Group meeting in Westminster

    | 1 Nov 2018

    On Tuesday 30th October, representatives from Forever Hounds Trust attended the  All-Party Parliamentary Dog Advisory Welfare Group (APDAWG) meeting in London. The meeting focused on “Greyhound Racing in the UK – An Update on Welfare” and had a panel of speakers, including Mark Bird from the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB), Clarissa Baldwin, chair […]

  • Chris Packham supports Forever Hounds Trust on Black Dog Day

    | 26 Sep 2018

    October 1st is National Black Dog Day – a day when we celebrate the black dogs in our lives and call for home offers for the many black dogs that are currently spending their days in rescue shelters, overlooking in favour of their lighter-coloured canine pals. This year, well known wildlife TV presenter Chris Packham […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust attend Pupaid

    | 5 Sep 2018

    Some of the South East regional volunteer team enjoyed raising awareness about sighthounds at an event held in London recently, organised to celebrate the recent success of campaign work to ban the third party sale of puppies and kittens in England. Pup Aid, an initiative of activist and celebrity vet, Marc Abraham, was held in […]

  • Buy these hounds to help these hounds!

    News story | 22 Aug 2018

      The fabulous Rollerdog are donating 20% from every item in their Greyhound and Whippet range until 16th September! Head over there now for cushions, bags and more featuring graceful greyhound and wonderful whippets. Franny the greyhound is already enjoying her new hounds of love cushion!  

  • A tribute to Anne Finch

    | 8 Aug 2018

    Everyone at Forever Hounds Trust has been deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Anne Finch. Anne was a true sighthound saviour and was instrumental in highlighting the abuse of Spanish dogs, both galgos and greyhounds. Together with her husband, Arthur, Anne founded the charity Greyhounds in Need twenty years ago. Many of those […]

  • Maximum sentence in animal cruelty cases to be increased

    | 7 Aug 2018

    The maximum sentence someone can face for animal cruelty will be increased following a Government consultation. The UK Government has today confirmed that animal abusers who commit the most heinous crimes will face up to five year in prison – in increase from the current maximum sentence of just six months. The draft Animal Welfare […]

  • WATCH! Big Hound Chill Out video

    | 16 Jul 2018

    The Big Hound Chill Out is coming this August Bank Holiday weekend and we can’t wait to see what our supporters come up with to celebrate the wonderful world of dozing sighthounds – and what our grand total will be! Want to get involved? We have launched a new video to give you more information […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust out and about in the community!

    | 6 Jul 2018

    Did you know that Forever Hounds Trust deliver talks about our work locally? Most recently, Karen and Eric (the hound) – volunteers from our Fundraising North team – spent time with Ness W.I. Due to their generosity, over £100 was raised for the dogs in our care, which is a fantastic total! Anna Claxton, Project […]

  • ‘Wing Walk’ raises funds for Forever Hounds Trust

    | 22 Jun 2018

    A daring Herefordshire woman has taken to the skies to help a dog rescue charity – by flying through the air on the wings of an aeroplane. Mary Roberts, from Ledbury, celebrated her birthday by taking part in a ‘wing walk’, raising nearly £300 for Forever Hounds Trust, an organisation which rescues and finds homes […]

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