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  • 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 […]

  • TV Vet Scott Miller shares his thoughts on what makes greyhounds and lurchers so special

    | 8 Jun 2018

    Vet Dr Scott Miller will be a familiar face to many thanks to his regular appearances on our TV screens. Born in Brisbane, Australia, Scott began his veterinary career working at the largest animal hospital in Australia, the RSPCA clinic in Sydney, which at the time was the home of TV series ‘Animal Hospital’. After […]

  • Doing and Dozing with the Hounds

    | 8 Jun 2018

    Dogs come in all shapes, sizes, colours and personality types. The team at Forever Hounds Trust know this well as a wide variety of dogs come to them for rehabilitation and rehoming every year. The charity works with greyhounds and lurchers, and while greyhounds are a particular breed of dog, lurchers are a cross between […]

  • Do you shop at Pets at Home?

    | 23 May 2018

    Do you shop at Pets at Home? Please vote for the chance for Forever Hounds Trust to win with Pets at Home VIP Lifelines! We have the chance to win up to £7,500 in cash and additional Lifeline awards – all to go towards the hounds in our care!The VIP scheme really does work and […]

  • Take time to relax… and help our hounds!

    | 23 May 2018

    To celebrate all of our incredible dozing hounds at Forever Hounds Trust, we are pleased to announce that August Bank Holiday Weekend 2018 will see the return of the Big Hound Chill Out! After last year’s success, which saw hounds and their humans being lazy up and down the country, we can’t wait to get […]

  • Grant awarded for isolation kennels

    | 15 May 2018

    Forever Hounds Trust is thrilled to have been awarded £6,000 by the Feeding Brighter Futures grant scheme towards our project ‘Isolation Kennels for Rescued Hounds with Specific Needs’. This grant will pay for the purchase, erection and fitting out of two greatly needed isolation kennels at our kennels in Somerset. The ability to effectively isolate […]

  • 2019 Calendar Competition

    | 3 May 2018

    Your chance to see your photo, and your hound, in print and help Forever Hounds Trust to raise funds and awareness – yes, it’s our annual calendar competition! We are looking for pawfect images to best represent various categories and make our 2019 calendar a best seller. Will you be our Star Photographer?! Please read […]

  • Forever Hounds Trust volunteer named finalist in 2018 Petplan & ADCH Animal Charity Awards

    | 18 Apr 2018

    Jan Lake, Chair of Trustees for Forever Hounds Trust and also the Somerset and Wiltshire Regional Homing Officer for the charity has been shortlisted for Volunteer of the Year in the Perplan & ADCH Animal Charity Awards 2018. Now in their sixth year, the awards celebrate the amazing work carried out by animal charities and […]

  • 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 […]

  • GREYHOUND FIGURES RAISE CONCERNS ABOUT THE RACING INDUSTRY

    | 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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