August Updates

This month has been busy for all of us, we have seen Spud find his perfect family, Annie has gone into foster care, Womble and Nomad have joined us, we had our ‘Meet and Greet’ at PK’S Pets Supplies and we have attended a few country shows promoting greyhounds as pets.  Our fundraising team have been very busy too attending many car boot sales and raising money for the greyhounds in our care.

Thank you to all of our volunteers for all the support they give in so many different ways.

Our male greyhounds wrote a poem this month too!

I may be a boy,
I may be larger than my fellow kennel mates,
I may not be perfect,
I may not be blue, white, fawn or brindle,
BUT…..
I know how to lean and give you those big puppy eyes,
I love to please you,
I’m trying my very best,
I can still have fun and lots of it!
I’m being very patient waiting and waiting,
All I want is my own family.

Have you thought about giving one of our male greyhounds a home?  Please have a look at our Greyhounds Needing a Home page and see which greyhound is for you.

New Line:

Greyhound Lifeline now have ‘Glow in the Dark’ Wrist Bands for sale.
They come in colours red, green, blue, lilac and pink. Spread the word about Greyhound Lifeline through wearing one of these bands.
If you would like to buy a wrist band you can purchase yours by coming along to our centre.  We do not do mail order. 

Events:

Verwood Rustic Fayre:

We will be attending the Verwood Rustic Fayre again this year, with Aqua Jewellery on Monday 28th August.  Please come along to this event, join in the fun and support Greyhound Lifeline.  The address is Potterne Park, Verwood, Dorset, BH21 6RS.

Fleet Street Collection:

We will be in Fleet on Saturday 30th September, come along, say hello, meet some of our greyhounds and support Greyhound Lifeline.  We look forward to seeing you there.

Updates:

We now have a Hart Lottery page, we already have over thirty supporters, please support us by buying your ticket and helping us to reach our target of fifty supporters.

Visit – www.hartlottery.co.uk/support/greyhound-lifeline

DON’T FORGET TO CHOOSE GREYHOUND LIFELINE AS THE BENEFICIARY of 50% of your ticket price.  You can win up to £25,000 yourself, the draws take place weekly.  Payment online with either direct debit or credit card.

All money raised will support the greyhounds in our care.

Fingers crossed everyone, let the winning begin!

Dog Walkers:

We are in need of dog walkers to join our team, to help exercise our kennel dogs each day.  If you would like to find out more information about this then please get in contact.  You can email us on enquiries@greyhoundlifeline.co.uk or ring us on 07828128378 or 07769348310.  Thank you.

Fundraising:

We continue to require your donations of unwanted children’s toys, games (board, electronic and PlayStation/Xbox type), kitchen gadgets, utensils and crockery. Jigsaws, DVDs (not video tapes please), CD’s, ornaments and unopened/unwanted toiletries etc for fundraising purposes. Please contact us for information about where to drop off donated items.  If you are unsure about the suitability of your items please email our fundraising team on – fundraisingforgreyhoundlifeline@outlook.com.

New Arrivals:

Four year old Nomad.

Three year old Womble.

 Homed Dogs:

Spud and Beau.

Dogs in Foster Care:

Hugo and Annie.

New Range:

We have a range of ‘Cool Coats’ in our shop, ready for you to purchase.  The coats come in a range of sizes and will fit lurchers and greyhounds.  To view these coats please come along to our shop during business hours 11am-1pm.  A selection of the coats made are in the photo below.  If you would like a personalised coat made, with your own fabric, we would be happy to make it for you.  A fitting with our coat maker would need to be arranged, please email us to discuss your requirements.

Coat Appeal:

Our coat maker is running low on supplies, we are looking for soft fleece blankets and large colourful towels.  If you have any spare at home we would be grateful for them at the kennels.  Thank you in advance.

Toy Appeal:

We are getting low on soft toys for our kennel hounds, if you have any spare dog toys at home that you wouldn’t mind donating our greyhounds would love to have them!  Please can we ask that they are non-squeaky toys, thank you.

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