HULL GREYHOUND RESCUE

REMINDER:

Remember to come along to the Coffee and Cake meet at All Saints Church in Hessle on Saturday 29th July from 10.30 am – it would be great to meet some supporters.

About us

Hull Greyhound Rescue is an independent rescue charity run by volunteers and greyhound owners.

Sue Markham heads the rescue – she has been active in rescuing and rehoming greyhounds since 1999 and has also been working with greyhounds for over 40 years.

The rescue is self-funded and relies on the generosity and kindness of supporters who also have a passion for greyhounds.

A ‘non-destructive’ policy is in place which means that NO greyhound, that the rescue helps, will be put to sleep except on health grounds where there is no other option.

Hound awareness:

Greyhounds are completely unlike any other dogs for example:

  • they need a steady routine and dislike change, most of them are not “play” interactive with children

  • this breed have short energy bursts and like to rest, which is usually on a padded dog bed or “sofa” if the family allows

  • they are the couch potatoes of the dog world – needing more sleep than other breeds

  • these dogs are not very good off lead due to their instincts to chase from their racing days

  • over time they can learn to interact with other breeds and some even becoming cat friendly

  • greyhounds need a complete “greyhound food” which is VAT FREE! (available from us) with a tasty topper

PLEASE REMEMBER: 

These beautiful hounds have come from a racing career, therefore have never been introduced to a home environment.

 

We’re also on facebook at:  www.facebook.com/hullgreyhoundrescue



APPEALS
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Please have a look at our HELP NEEDED page.

 

EVENTS:

If you are planning on going to any of the events on the right please check there haven’t been any changes, cancellations etc, eg due to the weather, before setting off.

 

 

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