Greyhound Trust South Lakes
Charity numbers:  269668 & SCO4404
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Fostering and Homing Greyhounds in Cumbria and the South Lakes

This website covers all the Greyhounds coming to the branch from 1st January 2018. To see the 500+ Greyhounds homed between July 2004 and December 2017 visit ourgreyhounds.co.uk

 Greyhounds Available
for Homing and Adoption


If you would like to discuss any of the greyhounds who are at the branch looking for a home or one of those on the 'Waiting To Come In' list below please
contact us

King is a lovely black ex-racing greyhound
KING
KING

King had been with us a while looking for a new home, but because of one thing and another he is now back with his previous owner/trainer living in his home until we can find him a very special home of his own. 
The home King needs is with an experienced greyhound owner, one where he will be an only dog who can be given lots of love and affection, one where there is a garden for him to sit and run around in, and one where there are no young children or the grandchildren rarely visit. Having said all this though, we have since discovered there was a male greyhound living in the foster home where King was staying and where many of the issues arose.  The male greyhound we have since discovered does NOT want another male in the house and this could be why King was behaving the way he was, which was out of character and none of which we experienced here.
King's puppyhood and early years had been awful and he would have died had his current owner/trainer not been told of his plight and saved his life by purchasing him.  He took King into his home where he brought him back to good health with a
lot of TLC, and to thank him King won many races for him.  In view of King's past and present circumstances I didn't have the heart to send him to another Greyhound Trust branch where he may remain the rest of his life, so I spoke to his previous owner/trainer who agreed to have him back.  He loves King dearly and doesn't want to see any harm come to him, so he will live with him in his home until we find King a special home of his own, and if that doesn't come along he will keep King forever.

Can you help us find King that special home?


Sophie is a black Greyhound

SOPHIE
SOPHIE

Sophie (Sophies Spirit) is a really lovely black ex-racing greyhound who was born in August 2014.
Sophie is house trained, spayed, inoculated and microchipped.
She is a very affectionate and loving girl who enjoys a play and a cuddle.  She sleeps in our bedroom, which is the place she chose to spend the night and we don't hear a peep out of her.
She can get a little excited when she first meets you, but she's a hapy girl and it is probably her trying to get your attention in front of the others.  Because of her happy and playfullnes we feel she's better with older children at the moment because of this.
She has a good appetite and to see her run around the garden you wouldn't credit she'd damaged her hock while racing.  This was strapped, has repaired and is now okay.
Sophie appears okay with other dogs, but because she is so playful the trick is not to let her have a long lead and to keep her on a short one close to you which makes her more settled as the other dog approaches.
Sophie is adorable and will make someone a really nice companion.

Can you help us find Sophie a home?



ENYA
ENYA

Enya is a nice black greyhound who can be a liitle nervous and shy when she first meets you.  Once she gets to know you she becomes playful and is a happy girl who loves being cuddled.

Can you help us find Enya a home?


Dora - white & blue Greyhound
DORA
DORA

Dora (Short Fuse) is a pretty white and blue ex-racing greyhound who was born on the 19th March 2015 and weighs about 26kg.,  Dora lives in a house so is house trained.  She is also spayed, microchipped and her inoculations are up to date.  
Dora went to her new home on Friday 6th July 2018 to live with Shay, who is a fawn Whippet.  Sadly during August their owner became gravely ill and passed away.
Dora is a very affectionate and loving girl who is okay with children and other breeds of dogs.  She walks nicely on a lead and travels well in a car, but we need to find her a home with  another dog as a companion. This is because she's not happy being left on her own.  She's not destructive but she gets very anxious and will bark to call her owner back.


HOMED:  Wednesday 5th December 2018

Blaze (Hovex Blaze) is a black Greyhoud
BLAZE
BLAZE

Blaze (Hovex Blaze) is a handsome tall black long legged ex-racing male Greyhound who was born on the 22nd April 2014.
He is house trained, neutered, inoculated and microchipped.  He's a smiler, which I think is lovely showing he's a submissive dog and he smiles when he's pleased to see you.  He also 'talks' to you! 
Blaze is okay with children and what we've seen to date is okay with other breeds of dogs, walks super on the lead and travels well in a car.
When Blaze first arrived he came with very long nails, one havng broken off a while ago and another just done.  His previous owner said he hated having his nails clipped and they could only be trimmed after a race when he was exhausted, and then they could only manage a couple.  However, we have found a way of doing them that doesn't upset him and they have now all been clipped.  He's so much happier as a result and the vet has put him on a supplement to see if this will help the condition of his nails. We are also giving him Omega3 capsules as these will help, and these have given him a lovely shiny coat.  Before Blaze's nails were cut he wouldn't allow anyone to touch his feet - other dogs or people, but the evening of they day they were cut we spotted another dog laying with her nose across his feet showing they were no longer painful. 
Blaze is a quiet dog who likes his own bed and will make someone a beautiful companion.

Can you help us find Blaze a home?


QUEENIE
(cat trainable)
QUEENIE

Queenie is a small black cat trainable ex-racing greyhound who has a very sweet nature.
She is spayed, inoculated, microchipped and is almost house trained.
She walks lovely on the lead is okay with children, other breeds of dogs and is cat trainable having been with cats in the past. Queenie travels well in a car.

Can you help us find Queenie a new home?



MAX
MAX

Max (Denwill Rooster) is a stunning fawn ex-racing greyhound who was born in July 2014 and weighs 32kg.. He is house trained, neutered, inoculated and microchipped.
Max has a lovely nature and we've been told he should be okay with other breeds of dog, but as yet we haven't had chance to assess him with any yet. He walks nicely on a lead and travels well in a car.
From behind he looks like a smaller version as our Star and on a couple of occasions we've mixed them up. Max is still settling in here and at present he's not the cool, calm guy that our Star is, but there's time yet!

RESERVED


Sadie is a white and black greyhound
Sadie - Klopps Wee Sadio Greyhound
SADIE
SADIE

Sadie is a very pretty white and black greyhound who was born on the 1st December 2016.  She has never raced because she is a very nervous dog who needs a great deal of time to get to know people.
She's a real character once she gets to know you.  Will smile at you, wag her tail, lick your hand and even play crouching down at you.  She's a lovely dog but needs a lot of time to settle in.
Whilst she was being spayed the vet noticed a hernia so that was repaired at the same time. She is house trained, inoculated and microchipped.
She knows her name and will run around in circles if she's frightened looking for somewhere to escape to.
For the first few days, apart from feeding and toileting we've left her much to herself in her crate, which has the door open so she can come out if she wishes to see what is going on. She soon realised she was missing out when the others got treats and cuddles and each day is seeing her become more confident around us. She is wagging her tail a lot and she's a smiler!
Whoever adopts Sadie must give her time to get to know them, not to expect too much from her at the beginning, preferably have another dog she can bond with and have a very secure back garden because when she panics she can jump!

Can you help us find Sadie a home?



DESTINY
DESTINY

Destiny is a stunning black and white female greyhound who is only young and broke her right hock while racing.  This has now been repaired and she is ready to take her place on someones settee.
Destiny is house trained, spayed, inoculated, microchipped and travels well in a car.

Can you help us find Destiny a home?

 
Stevie is a black greyhound
STEVIE
STEVIE

We homed Stevie back in July but through no fault of his own he is back with us looking for his truly forever home.  The employment and family circumstances in his new home sadly changed and it was deemed in Stevie's best interest he come back to us.
Stevie (Steves Summer) was born on the 15th April 2013 and he was born with the white on his face.  He weighs 34.5kg. Having lived in a house for some time he is house trained and used to the family way of life and is neutered, inoculated and microchipped.  He is a very quiet, loving and gentle dog who likes to lean against you for a stroke and doesn’t mind another dog cuddling up to him. You don't know you have him half the time and he walks super on the lead once his initial excitement is over.  He travels well in a car, is okay with other breeds of dogs and loves children, but is not suitable for a home with cats.

HOMED: 




MOLLY
(now called ERICA)

MOLLY

Molly is a lovely small blue ex-racing greyhound who walks lovely on the lead and has a beautiful nature.

HOMED: 



POSH
POSH

Posh is a lovely brindle female with a nice nature and who is cat trainable.

HOMED: Friday 30th November 2018



FARLOE
FARLOE

Farloe is a black and white ex-racing Greyhound who is 9 years old

Farloe went to a long-term foster home on Sunday 9th December 2018.


   
'Greyhounds Waiting To Come Here'
The g
reyhounds listed below are available for adoption, but are still with their owners/trainers waiting a space to come here.  If you wish to adopt one he or she can be brought here for you.
JOE JOE

Joe (Fault Finder Joe) is a black ex-racing greyhound who
is arriving here shortly as soon as we have the space. Joe broke his hock while racing but this has been pinned and it's now okay. He weights 34kg., walks okay on the lead and travels well in a car, 

Can you help us find Joe a home?

Peeps is a blue Greyhound
PEEPS
PEEPS

Peeps is a blue male ex-racing greyhound who was born on the 23rd August 2013 and who
is arriving here shortly as soon as we have the space.

He is kennel clean, has a very nice nature, is very affectionate, loves to play but can be a bit giddy at times.  He weighs 33 kg., is okay on the lead and travels well in a car.  Not sure about other breeds of dogs as he's not yet been assessed but he's submissive to the female greyhound he’s being kennelled with.


Can you help us find Peeps a home?






MAC
MAC

Mac is a black ex racing greyhound who was born in April 2011.  He has a lovely temperament and is
arriving here shortly as soon as we have the space.

Can you help us find Mac a home?

WILLY Willy is a black greyhound who is arriving here shortly as soon as we have the space.

Can you help us find Willy a home?

SAM Sam (Condor Harry) is a 31kg. black male ex-racing Greyhound who is arriving here shortly as soon as we have the space.  We've been told his inoculations are up to date, he's okay walking on a lead and with other breeds of dogs, and he travels well in a car.

Can you help us find Sam a home?
 

LADY
LADY

Lady is a black ex-racing Greyhound who we've been told is lovely and who is clean in her kennel. She travels well in a car and she's arriving here as soon as we have a space, but until then she is with her trainer/owner.

Can you help us find Lady a home?


BILLY
BILLY

Billy is a black ex-racing male Greyhound who we've been told is quite a shy dog who is clean in his kennel and travels well in a car.  He is arriving here shortly as soon as we have a space, but until then he is with his trainer/owner.

Can you help us find Billy a home?


KATIE
KATIE

Katie is a lovely white and brindle ex-racing Greyhound who we've been told has a nice nature, is clean in her kennel and travels well in a car. She's arriving here as soon as we have a space, but until then she is with her trainer/owner.

Can you help us find Katie a home?



FREDDIE
FREDDIE

Freddie is a friendly black ex-racing Greyhound who we've been told is a lovely dog who is clean in his kennel and travels well in a car.  He is arriving here as soon as we have a space, but until then he is with his trainer/owner and is available for adoption.

Can you help us find Freddie a home?



ARCHIE
ARCHIE

Archie is a lovely black ex-racing Greyhound who we've been told doesn't bother about other breeds of dogs on his walk, is clean in his kennel and travels well in a car.  He is arriving here as soon as we have a space, but until then he is with his trainer/owner and is available for adoption.

Can you help us find Archie a home?



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? is a fawn and white male ex-racing greyhound who his current owner says is a real gentleman, and one who hasn't soiled in his kennel his entire life.
He is arriving here as soon as we have the space to take him but in the meantime he is available for adoption should anyone wish

Can you help us find ? a home?