Updates From May

The team have been busy this month with fundraising events, the greyhounds have also been working hard with their training around unfamiliar breeds of dog.

Slim with his small dog friends.

For some of our greyhounds this is easy and they just want to have fun and play!

Guinness with his new friends.

For others this can take weeks or months of retraining, patience and reassurance from their handler.  We are really pleased with all the dogs and the progress they have made, however small it is to us, it is a huge step for them.  Lots of praise and reward is given to all the greyhounds for all their successes.

This month it is Marshall that has excelled himself.  He has come along way and is now starting to accept small dogs as friends providing he has a handler who he can trust and look to for reassurance.

Marshall walking next to Dudley.

Well done Marshall!

Kennel Opening Hours:

Please note all volunteers (kennel hands included), visitors and customers must pre-book visits to our site which will involve bringing a non-resident dog on site.

We are asking for at least 24 hours’ notice of your dog’s arrival, details of the day/time you wish to bring your dog(s) and how many dogs you propose to bring. We will endeavour to give you a suitable appointment time, but please appreciate that we can only be as flexible as our lease permits and you may be offered an alternative time/day instead.

You can pre-book your dog’s visit by:
Email to enquiries@greyhoundlifeline.co.uk, by text or phone to 07828 138378 (Marie) or 07769 348310 (Lucy).

The above pre-booking applies to visiting dogs only.

Volunteers and customers without dogs joining them are welcome during opening hours as per normal. Viewings remain by appointment only as previously.

Fundraising events update:

On Saturday 25th May Glenn, a supporter of Greyhound Lifeline, completed a 25km walk as part of the Ultra Challenge Series.

Thank you to Glenn for raising funds for Greyhound Lifeline.

Events:

Summer Plant Sale – Saturday 15th June – 10.30am – 3pm – See attached link

Plant Sale

Kingston Maurward, Summer Open Day – Sunday 23rd June

Afternoon Tea – Saturday 6th July – Save the Date! – See attached link

Afternoon Tea

Morrisons, Fleet Collection – Saturday 31st August

Blue Cross Fun Day & Dog Event, Southampton – Saturday 7th September

Fleet Street Collection – Saturday 14th September

Redfields Garden Centre Collection – Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th October

Guildford Street Collection – Saturday 16th November

The Meadows, Camberley – Sunday 1st December

Farnborough Street Collection – Saturday 7th December

Homed Dogs:

Orca, Yoda, Flynn, Slim and Guinness.

Yoda exploring his new garden.

Dogs in Foster Care:

Annie and Kara.

Annie (white) with new foster brother Rocky.

Reserved Dogs:

Caos and Ranger.

Sweet Caos

New Arrivals:

Hula, Chip and Ranger.

If you would like to meet this greyhound or any of our resident greyhounds please call or email Greyhound Lifeline’s Adoption team to arrange a viewing.

Happy Hula.

All our home seeking greyhounds have updated their personal pages, please check them out and find the greyhound waiting for you!

Fundraising:

Our stocks are now low, if you can help by donating any unwanted gifts – un-opened smellies, perfume, childrens’ toys, games (board and electronic), DVD`s, jewellery and small electrical items including power tools, radios, computer accessories and watches are most wanted, we would be very grateful.

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