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Soppy hounds seeking sofas

(UK and Ireland)

Makants Greyhound Rescue NW. Based in Greater Manchester, UK

Finding homes for ex-racing greyhounds

Mix Wilkens Design Inc

Kent Greyhound Rescue, near Hythe, UK

Finding homes for greyhounds and other sighthounds

Kerry Greyhounds UK, based in Norfolk

Rehabilitating and rehoming unwanted racing greyhounds

Celia Cross Greyhound Trust in Surrey, UK

Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming greyhounds and lurchers

Greyhound Rescue West of England

The UK's largest independent charity dedicated to rescue, rehab and rehoming of abused and abandoned greyhounds and lurchers

South-east England

South-west England

Small independent charity - rescue, rehab and rehoming of greyhounds and lurchers in a ‘put to sleep’ situation in UK pounds

Lurcher SOS - Lurcher, Greyhound and Sighthound Rescue.  Based in Surrey; rehome throughout south of England and occasionally throughout the UK.

East England

Yorkshire, Humber and the north-east

Greyhound Rescue South Yorkshire.

A foster-based rescue - taking in and finding homes for greyhounds and lurchers at risk

North-west England

Greenfields Greyhound Rescue. Rehoming ex-racing greyhounds and other sighthounds in North Wales and Flintshire.

Also cover Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire.


Greyhound Rescue Wales. Rehoming greyhounds and lurchers in Wales. "To give them the life they deserve". 

Greyhound Awareness League.

Rescues and rehomes greyhounds and lurchers throughout Scotland.


Erin Hounds, based in Cheshire, UK

Finding homes in the UK for greyhounds, lurchers and salukies rescued from Ireland.

Scottish Greyhound Sanctuary

Devoted to rescuing/rehoming greyhounds and lurchers in need.


Northern Ireland

County Armagh based, not for profit rescue. Run entirely by volunteers and funded by donations.

The Greyhound Sanctuary, based in Devon.

A small, self-funded charity which rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes abused and abandoned greyhounds and lurchers. 

In addition to the independent rescue groups listed above, the Retired Greyhound Trust , which receives funds from the racing industry, also run a number of rehoming groups.

Greyhound Rescue Association Ireland - an association of animal rescues and rehoming organisations in Ireland dedicated to the promotion of greyhounds as pets

Nationwide UK

Midlands UK

A non-profit organisation set up in 2012 by Kerry Elliman who has also, more recently, set up 'Candy Cane Rescue' which saves greyhounds from China's dog meat industry

North-east England

'Greyhound Rescue and Coordinated Emergencies'

A small but wonderful charity based in the North East of England, taking greyhounds from tracks and finding forever homes for them. 

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