November Kennel Updates

Pet Blood Bank visited the kennels on Sunday 16th November for their blood donation session.  Thank you to all of the greyhounds and other breeds that came along to donate.

Thank you to Saara for being at the kennels, meeting all the dogs as they came to donate.  Thanks also to Penny and Adrian for braving the cold to man the cakes, jams and pickles stall.

Christmas Homing Dates:

Please note that the last adoption day prior to Christmas will be Saturday 6th December. Normal homing will re-start on 1st January 2015.

Only in exceptional cases and in homes where there are no children resident will we consider relaxing this policy.The forthcoming holiday period can be a very stressful time for people and as such it is not generally a good time to bring a new dog into the home.

This decision has been made with the welfare of our greyhounds at the forefront of our minds. We hope that you understand our decision.

Viewings for greyhounds and potentially reservations will still be ongoing throughout the holiday period, so please continue to check for updates on our website.

Available Greyhounds:

Please take a look at all the lovely greyhounds, most have updated descriptions, in our greyhounds for adoption gallery.  We have some very friendly, loving greyhounds who have waited far too long for their forever homes.  Could you give one of our hounds their dream home?

Lily is still looking for her forever home.

Lily is still looking for her forever home.

Homed Greyhounds:

Lucy and Matilda have been homed.

Reserved Greyhounds:

Deena has been reserved and will be starting her new life very soon.

New Arrival:

Deena joined us on the 16/11/14.  She is a friendly, playful, medium size brindle female.

Four year old Deena looking for her forever home.

Four year old Deena looking for her forever home

Dogs in Foster Care:

Robbie, Lily and Reggie are in foster care. If one of our foster dogs interests you as a potential new family member then you simply need to contact us and we’ll arrange a mutually convenient date and time for you to meet him/her.

Forthcoming Events:

On Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November we’ll be at The Holitic Hound and Horse Show which is being held at Normandy Village Hall, Surrey. For full details please see information below:

Greyhound Lifeline will be at this event as their chosen dog charity.

Greyhound Lifeline will be at this event as their chosen dog charity.

Stock Appeal:

Fancy having a pre Christmas clear out to make some room? We are in need of stock suitable to sell at car boot fairs or at local fairs/events. The things we need the most are DVD’s, CD’s, children’s toys, board games and console games.

Used Postage Stamp and Ink Cartridge Appeal:

Many of you may already know that the Retired Greyhound Trust collect used postage stamps to raise funds for the greyhounds in their care. For some of you collecting the occasional stamp here and there and finally getting around to posting a collection off may be a bit of a nuisance. We also collect old mobile phones.

Fundraise for us using eBay:

You can sell items on ebay and choose to donate between 10% and 100% of your sale price to Greyhound Lifeline. If you are an ebay member you could also simply donate by using your Paypal account. For ebay members only please visit their Sell for Charity page and enter “Greyhound Lifeline” in the Charity name area. If you are a UK tax payer please also tick the Gift Aid box. Please read ebay’s terms and conditions carefully as we cannot be held responsible for any problems you may encounter. Could you sell your unwanted items and help us to buy food, provide veterinary care and generally look after the greyhounds in our care at the same time.

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