Greyhounds Needing a Home

Here is our current list of greyhounds needing a home. Choosing the right dog for you is important and we will do our utmost to ensure you are both suited.

Note: NGR is generally against rehoming a greyhound in a home with children under the age of 5years old.  This is because there is a re-adjustment process for any rescue dog as he/she gets used to home life; small children will not understand this.  For the safety of the child and the hound, it may be better to wait until children have enough maturity to comprehend a hound’s need for a gentle introduction to a home.

Arnold… ( reserved )

 

Meet the very handsome lurcher boy Arnold.  He is approx 1yo, and really happy friendly boy. He gets on well with other dogs, and has not taken any notice of the cats ( but, we are not homing him as cat friendly ) so he could well be with some work and time.      Arnold is not a big lad at only 21″ to the shoulder.  He is currently in Ireland, but is neutered and vaccinated, so he is ready to travel once a home offer come’s along.

Arnold is a young boy who loves getting ear rubs. He is a playful and will enjoy long walks. He would not be suitable for a home that would leave him all day to go to work.

If you would like to foster or adopt Arnold then please get in touch by either contacting us on the NGR Page or completing our adoption form.

Lola ( reserved )

Another stunning older lady. This beautiful girl is Honey and she is just 10 yo.

As you can see she has the prettiest face and would love to find her forever home in the UK in her golden years. She is currently in a foster home in Ireland. We are hoping to bring her over and into foster in the UK at the end of April.  

She is ready to travel with her passport. Good with other dogs, but not cat friendly.Not a big girl, walks well on the lead. A true stunner !

Luke

Luke is a handsome black boy looking for his forever home. Luke is around 26 inches to the shoulder and of a slim build. He is a very sociable boy and loves going out on his walks.

His party trick is to stand on his hind legs against the kennel and get someone to rub his back for him. Luke was born in July 2014 and is the brother to Celt who was homed earlier this year.

If you would like this lovely lad as part of your family, If you would like Luke in your life then please get in touch

Fez – stunner !!

Fez lurcher male 8 years approx
Fez is a sweet older boy, he loves getting a good ear scratch or belly rubs in bed. He is currently in kennels in Ireland and he mostly chills out in bed but he does love his walks and easily keeps up with his younger kennel mate.

He is great with female dogs and ok with some males.

Fez is a very easy going boy who would love having a warm and comfy bed to call his own. 

Help us find Fez his forever home. He deserves all the happiness 💖💖

 

Max

Max- born 04/07/2014. When Max arrived into us he was a very nervous shy boy. In these months that we have had him in our care he has blossomed into a playful, fun guy. At the same time he is kind and gentle. Max gets on very well with all dogs including small ones. He is very well behaved on the lead. He enjoys walks and loves company of other dogs. If you’re looking for a cool, calm loving boy, then Max is the one for you

Lilly – homed in Ireland

This baby girl is Lilly.

Just look at this face, how could you not fall in love with it ?  She is approx 1 years old, and as such very much a puppy.  Playful, and fun loving.  Lilly is very small at only 18″ tts.    Fab with other dogs, and currently in foster in Ireland.  She is house clean, and will go through the night. 

This beautiful girl will be ready to travel over to the UK in June, she will be neutered & vaccinated. 

 

 

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Rory

This very happy goof ball is 3 year old Rory., he is such a great boy with a smiley face.  All the kennel staff love him.  A playful, energetic fun loving goofball is how the girl describe him in Ireland.    Rory would love a playmate in his new home.  He was found a stray dog and would have been taken to the pound., but his life was spared for certain.  He wouldn’t have been given much time in the pound, he would have faced a certain death in the pound.   Rory is now in a private kennel facility and loving the attention that he is getting

Pedro – in foster in the UK

Meet Pedro…he is a stunning black greyhound looking for his forever home. He is currently in foster in Ireland, but will arrive in the UK on 11th May and into a UK foster home. Pedro was born in December 2015 and is a lovely sociable lad.

He is a stunning boy ! He is quite a small lad and only stands around 26/27″ cm to the shoulder and is in great condition. 

Pedro has taken to being in a new home like a duck to water. He has been totally clean indoors.  He does not like cats.  He is being walked on a harness, as he is quite keen at the moment. But, its a whole new world that he hasn’t seen before, so lots of new smells and things to see. 

If you would like Pedro in your life then please get in touch with us by completing our online adoption application.

 

Sansa

This stunning girl is Sansa ( off Game of Thrones ) she is approx one year old and is currently in foster in Ireland with her sister who is also looking for a forever home ( Arya ) Well behaved and clean indoors, Sansa is quite food orientated and as such will be easy to teach., and work on recall.    

Foster mum is happy to let either of the girls off lead, but this would need to be done slowly and only after a bond has been built up with Sansa.  Home checks and adoption fee’s apply.  Being a young lurcher girl, its better that Sansa goes to a home where someone is around most of the time.  A bored dog can be a destructive one !    She is great with other dogs, lead training may need some work with a harness.

Old Man River – a fine boy – don’t over look this lad.

We have had this handsome boy on our books for 3 months now.  Which in itself is odd.  Our oldie’s are normally snapped up.  River is a great dog, fit and healthy, good teeth, and he loves zooms.  Yes, he is 9 years old…….a real puppy at heart

He is clean in the house, and loves his sleep. He enjoys his toys and being around people. His foster mum and dad, think he is star boy, and recently took him their holiday…… thats how well behaved he is !  His foster mum loves him to bits, River is a loving friendly boy, who craves human attention.   He doesn’t like cats., and he prefer’s his own company, he loves his toys, and going in the car.

He can be a little funny with other dogs occasionally. Not all, but some. His foster mum can tell you everything you need to know about River.  He is a fine boy, he truly deserves a new and forever home.

Currently in foster in Norwich.

LOOKING FOR HIS FOREVER HOME.

He is a chilled lad who would make a fabulous companion. He is not cat friendly.

Sam

 

Bobby

Meet Bobby…..He is three and a half years old and is looking for his forever home. Bobby will need a quiet home with another hound as he is quite nervous, but once in a home and settled he will blossom and become your best friend.
If you would like Bobby in your life please get in touch:

 Gino ( reserved )

Meet dinky boy Gino, he is a whippet X and stands at only 18″ tts.  He is a very pretty lad, who is currently in kennels in Ireland, and will be ready to travel with his passport for the beginning of May.  

He is a loveable, friendly boy. Gets on well with other dogs, and he is clean in his kennel.  Gino is approx 4years old.

 Fudge in UK foster home. ( reserved )

NGR welcomes:

Very Small lurcher boy Fudge approx 2 years old.  Well behaved and very small at only 21″ to the shoulder, this lad is a little stunner, good with other dogs, can be a little stand off with other male dogs.

So far he has been clean in the house. He is getting used to being walked on the lead. He is very well behaved, but keen to start with. 

Good with other dogs, but not cat friendly. Fudge is a pretty fox colour, a dinky lad, who is very affectionate and loves his cuddles.

Home check and adoption fee apply

Bailey

Meet Bailey. Bailey is our special lad who has been looking for a home for over a year , he needs calm and understanding humans and no children. He is about 4 years old and was very scared. He has not had the best start in life and needs gentle encouragement at all times. There are certain breeds of dogs that Bailey is scared of and he will react by barking at them. Bailey will also chase cats.

Bailey reacts well to positive dog training and has changed so much over the last year whilst in our care. Bailey needs time to trust and love and he is now used to the kennel staff where he is staying but we would love to move him into a foster/adopted home where he can get used to the good life and blossom. When he trusts you he is such an affectionate boy who loves his cuddles and his ear rubs. He walks like a dream on his lead and loves being out and about with you.

Bailey is out with us every day and loves to run with the pups, he finds other males quite dominant, so he may be suited to a home as an only dog or with a female. We would love to see this boy in a loving home <3 So if you think you would like this beautiful boy in your life to give him a chance then please spread his story far and wide and get in contact with us

 

Emmaline ( reserved )

If you would like this little girl in your life then please get in touch with us here. Or call 07470 931 758

Pocket size Poppy ( reserved )

SPECIAL HOME NEEDED OR FOSTER PLACE.

😂😂Poppy is female mini terrier. Aged 6 years old .. she cannot live with cats.. She was surrendered as she was no longer wanted by her family. She has suffered a trauma to her head so her eye is slightly damaged and her head is caved in one side. She can however see from her eye.

She is nervous of sudden movements and especially of movements around her head. So new owners must be slow and steady with her. A home without small kids is needed. She can live with other dogs but not over bostrious dogs as she will tell them off as she minds her eye. She is fully crate trained and keeps her crate spotless .. houstraining is a work in progress.

She can be left all she does is sleep 😂 She walks brilliant on the lead .. and her recall with other dogs is good –

Mika ( adopted )

Mika’s first day in foster, and he is doing great. He has been clean indoors, great with the other dogs inc a JRT., he is a food driven lad for the moment. ALL food and bins would need to be put away. Standing, this is one tall lad. He is an exceedingly happy, loving, friendly Deerhound X.

Looking for his forever home. Age approx 1yo, neutered, vaccinated and ready to go. Home checks, & adoption fee’s apply. Not suitable to a home with young children, as he may knock them over. Currently in foster Sudbury area.

 

Wesley ( reserved )

Meet pure bred whippet Wesley., this stunning little chap is just adorable. He was taken to a farmer about 18months ago., the people wanted the farmer to shoot him. Obviously the farmer didn’t and NGR homed Wesley around a year ago.

However, things have changed and this Whippie boy is now looking for a home once again. He can be left as an only dog for 4/5 hours. He has a sensitive tummy and is currently on Skinners sensitive. He has three small meals each day. He is clean in the house, and will indicate if he needs the toilet by standing at the door. He will sit, and give paw. He sleeps where he feels like it at night time. He is a blue brindle. Age approx 4yo. Neutered.

We are looking for someone who will work with Wesley as he can be reactive to some dogs, whilst on the lead. His currently owner muzzles him on walks. But, as this is there first dog, and no experience on how to handle this. Until we have Wesley back in our care and into a foster place, we don’t know how bad this is, and what triggers it. Wesley would at this time, be better as an only dog. That may not be the case, but we will need to assess him. our adoption form can be found on our website

 

Poppy

Poppy is a two year old ex-coursing greyhound looking for her forever home. She is a lovely calm girl, who loves to run and will come back to her name when called. Poppy is in foster with the HUG team in Ireland at the moment. She is 26 inches to the shoulder and is built well!!

She loves her food and company, she is great with other greyhounds as is very tolerant of the puppies jumping all over her.

She seems fine with small breeds so far but a muzzle is used on first introductions If you would like this lovely girl in tour life then please complete our online adoption form.

 

Harvey

Harvey is a small scruffy lurcher male 1yr
Harvey is a total softy he’s still a little shy of being petted on his head but is improving every day. Since arriving( in kennels in Ireland )  he has settled in very well and has met a few other dogs with no problems. He has even started to play with toys which is really cute to watch! He enjoys getting cuddles from everyone. He has improved with his lead training and rarely pulls on the lead

 If you would like Harvey in your life then please get in touch…he will be waiting

Elrond

Elrond Lurcher male 3+yrs 66cm Elrond has been with PAWS ( in Ireland ) for 1year! Elrond is very confident happy boy.

He is great with female dogs. Elrond is happy to be alone or with other dogs he doesn’t really mind so long as he’s got a bed to relax in. He loves going for his walk/run in the field. He can be a little strong on the lead but with a little training that should be easily fixed.

Elrond, has been waiting a long time for a home in Ireland, being another black ordinary looking lurcher, he will be over looked time and time again.  Please consider this lovely boy.

Diego in foster – non racing untattooed greyhound

Introducing Diego, 16month old Untattooed non-racing pure greyhound. 😍😍😍 Diego as many of you will have seen came from Ashton Dog Pound in Dublin .. saved by an amazing lady called Alma who collected him and brought him down to us .. Diego we believe is an untattooed greyhound and is only about 18months old. How he ended up in Ashton Pound with so many sores and in such awful condition we will never know .. But what we can say is it hasn’t dampened his spirit. Diego is now fit enough to find a home ..

He is AMAZING with kids as you can see by the photos him and Emily really hit it off this weekend 😂 Diego is the easiest going most chilled out fellow you will meet.. he is exceptional with big and small dogs walks like a dream on the lead and is clean in the house and his crate.

He would also be an exceptional pet for kids that have special needs .. If you are looking for a first time family pet .. a pet that you can enjoy and bring everywhere.. Diego is your match .. Contact us on our website if you need more info on Diego

 

If you would love Diego in your family then please get in touch.

Belle

Meet the lovely Belle.

 

She is  happy to travel in a vehicle and she is calm on her lead. If you would like to adopt Belle then please complete a our online adoption form.

Arya

 

Arya is a pretty one year old lurcher girl ( Sansa her sister also looking for a new home ) who is currently in Ireland in a foster home. She has settled in really well. and goes off lead every day with her foster mum.   She is a sociable little lady, house clean, and good with other dogs.    

Like her sister, its hard to home dogs in Ireland, as there are so many stray dogs., her only chance of a good new forever home is to come to the UK. Are you that special person who could fall in love with this girl ?

Gerry

Gerry Lurcher 4yrs 64cm. Gerry has been at PAWS ( in Ireland )  for 2 years! Gerry was found with some old injuries to his cruicate ligaments, he was treated but as the injuries where so old and he wasn’t in any pain our vets decided against operating on him. for more information on his injuries please contact us.

Gerry loves life he is very happy and friendly. Due to his injuries he has an unusual gait and stand but other than that it doesn’t affect his daily life, he happily goes for walks or runs, he plays with his kennel mates and generally enjoys life.

He is excellent with other dogs.

 

Dudley

This stunner is Dudley, he is approx 6 years old. He was found in Ireland in Feb of this year, he was in a bad way, wondering in the snow. He was skin and bone covered in mange and balding. He was freezing and starving.   As Dudley was not microchipped, he went to the pound.   Luckily Haven Animal Rescue saved him from being PTS in the Irish pound. The took him into a foster home, where he was nursed back to full health.

He is now ready to find his forever home. He is a friendly loveable lad. ( video’s of him on our Facebook page ) He is a real flirt with the girls, and would love a home with a female companion.   He is clean in the house, very good with children.    He is in a foster home in Ireland and we will bring him over to the UK once we have a firm home offer or foster space available.

If you could offer this handsome boy a new and forever home, please do let us know.

Cora – in Foster in Norwich ( reserved )

This is Cora, she is a beautiful little girl. She stands 23/24” tts. Currently in foster with Hayley and Richard. Cora is good with other dogs. Loves her toys, and is a very affectionate young girl. Age 3yo. Cora weighs 22kg.

Cora has an old injury to her leg, which has been seen by our local vet, who is happy that there will be no ongoing treatment, or causes her any pain.  Cora has two nails missing from the same leg, and she often hop’s to change pace.  Its very sweet.   

She is clean in the house, great with the other resident dogs. Cora is not cat friendly. She can be left for a couple of hours at a time. Cora would love a play mate, and live with a family who likes walks and playing ball in the garden her. If you’re interested in Cora please complete our online adoption form.

 

Ambra ( reserved )

Ambra is a small Lurcher Female, she is only 3yrs old.

When Ambra arrived she had a badly shattered pelvis, our vets did all they could to repair as much damage as possible. (For more details please pm paws) Ambra has totally bounced back to almost full health She is still building muscle but has much more mobility.

As you can see from the pictures, she loves to run and play! you can hardly tell she had anything happen to her. Ambra is excellent with other dogs, is always happy to meet new friends. Even after everything that has happened Ambra still loves to meet new people and enjoys being made a fuss of.

 

If you would like to adopt Will then please get in touch by either calling us on 07470 931 758 

Home checks and adoption fees apply

Paul ( reserved )

Meet Paul, a small lurcher boy. As you can see a very happy lad. Who loves human company. He loves other dogs, large and small. Paul is approx 5/6yo.
He walks fine on the lead and he is crate trained.

A chunky little chap, who stands 26″ to the shoulder.
Paul would love a home with a family, he is great with kids. He is not cat friendly. Just look at Paul’s face, could you be the special family waiting to give this boy his new forever home ?

enquiry/adoption form or call us on 07470 931 758

 Jack Deerhound X

Say hello the the very handsome boy Jack, obviously he isn’t going to be the smallest lad on the block…… he is a Deerhound X, he has a beautiful scruffy coat.   He is a big ole softy, great with other dogs, and currently share’s his kennel with a collie GSD X and a pitbull X, Bella & Luna.  He was a shy one when he first arrived in the kennels.   Jack is currently in Ireland in the care of Paws Animal Rescue.  He is doing great !  He will jump up for cuddles, and adores ear rubs.  He is an energetic lump of a boy.   So, a family with another dog, big garden and plenty of time to give this boy the attention he needs.

He is not cat friendly, and is approx 2/3 years old. Home check’s and adoption fee’s apply. Jack is neutered & vaccinated. 

Ghost ( adopted )

Meet the most Gorgeous Ghost, he is a stunning Lurcher boy. He is snow-white except for some shading on his ears!
Ghost is a gentle boy who gets on great with other dogs and loves people. He can be a little timid at first but with a little patience this boy will give you more love than you could ever imagine!

All of our Adult dogs are neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and treated against parasites. A secure garden or exercise area is vital. Home checks and adoption fee’s apply.  Approx 2yo.

If you can offer Hawk a loving home then please get in touch……..07470 931 758

Ruby – in foster in the UK – ( reserved )

Meet Saluki X girl Ruby. ( approx 2yo )
Ruby was rescued from the pound this week, after being picked up as a stray.
She has beautiful red colour coat, which after time, and some good food, will look stunning. Ruby is currently underweight, but she is now in a private kennel facility in Ireland, and has started to gain weight.
Ruby is 26″ tts and only weighs 19kg, she is currently getting lots of TLC from the kennels staff and is starting to enjoy life.
If you think you could offer Ruby a new forever home, please do contact us Norfolk Greyhound Rescue:

Ship

Ship is a 3 year old, friendly and intelligent dog. He is now in private boarding kennels, where he has a comfy bed and new canine pals to be introduced to. At the moment Ship is very interested in small fluffy dogs, and will not be suitable for a home with cats. He is happy to chill and relax on his own for a few hours, and settles well when travelling in the car. Ship sprained his wrist during racing 18 months ago, but this doesn’t affect his retirement at all and he loves to bounce along in the exercise area.

Ship loves getting ear rubs, is a very clean dog, and will make a fantastic pet. If you would like to adopt Ship then please get in touch by completing our online adoption questionnaire.

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Merlin – SPONSOR DOG – donate through our website.

Could you donated £2.00 each month to help care for Merlin ?  do let us know and we can give you our bank details or please donate on our website donate button !

Merlin  – if you would like to make a monthly donation to help with Merlins care, please visit our donate button on our website.

You will remember Merlin when he came to us a few months ago. He had serious damage from an road traffic accident.

He had a few underlying health issues which have now been sorted. Left at the side of the road after being hit by a car, Merlin sustained a broken pelvis and a horrific wound stretching across his side. Now, after almost three months he has been given a new lease of life.

At approximately ten years of age and a little deaf, he’s an easy going, cheerful chappie with very simple needs. He likes short walks, where he can follow his nose, or just mooch around the garden. His favourite pastimes are being stroked, sleeping next to you and treat time!

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Larry a great first time dog. Very easy!

And still the handsome black males keep rolling in!

Meet Larry is a gentle 4 year old greyhound who retired from racing in October. He is the most friendly boy, who loves to bury his head in your chest for lots of love and affection.

Larry is a small lad at only 26″ tts and he is fine with other dogs big and small. He was in residence with a bossy terrier in Ireland. He arrives in the UK on the 9th May and is going into a foster home.   He is house clean already, as he was in a foster home in Ireland.   This boy would make an ideal first owners dog.  He is a really lovely, friendly lad, looking for his chance to find his forever family !

Clark

Everyone meet the stunning Clark. Born in November 2010. Clark was surrendered into us as his racing career had ended. Clark is 7 yrs and a true gentleman. He is very cool and calm. He is an easy going boy who loves his bed.
Clark gets on great with all dogs and is currently sharing his kennel with Rex, another male Greyhound.
He is very good on the lead. Clark could be rehomed by himself or company for another dog. He was tried with small dogs and was interested at the start but once he calmed down all went well. Clark stands at 72cms and weighs about 31kgs.

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Yondo

Yondo lurcher male 6+yrs approx
This lovely calm boy is great with everyone he meets.

He lives with a male and female lurcher with no problems. He’s good on the lead and doesn’t pull that often. He loves cuddling up with his kennel mates in bed.

Jupiter

Jupiter is a smaller lurcher girl, aged approx 2yrs
This gorgeous girl is a total sweet heart.

She loves everyone she meets. She is excellent with other dogs big and small. Jupiter is full of fun and loves to play with other dogs. She is ok on the lead but does pull a bit at first., but settles down once she gets going.  Jupiter is a fab girl, with the usual bouncy tendency of a young dog. A home where someone was available to give this stunner plenty of runs would be great !

Penny

Meet pretty bearded lurcher girl Penny.   Penny was ill, she had been in the vets with her two pups, who were suffering from Parvo.  Thankfully, she has completely recovered and is now looking for her forever home.  Currently in Ireland, in the care of Paws Animal Rescue.  

Penny was very nervous when she first arrived, but she has really started to come out of herself, and gain some confidence.  Penny would be better with another dog, that was confident and could teach beautiful Penny, that humans can be kind.  All Penny wants is to be loved.   Given time, she will grow into a wonderful companion.,  A calm home, with someone who will love her and give her the time she needs to the playful fun loving dog she should be!

James ( reserved )

Today we had the absolute pleasure of going out to meet James in his foster home and do a photo shoot. James is a greyhound X who has been waiting for his forever home for nearly a year after he was found running along a busy main road with an injured leg.

He was rescued and taken to the vets for xrays and scans, where it was determined that the leg injury was an old one. This has given him a slightly odd gait, but it doesn’t stop him from doing zoomies and having fun! He enjoys playing with his ball, and will happily have a game of fetch with you. James is approximately 4 years old, and is such a friendly and affectionate boy, and not too big measuring only 24″ to the shoulder.

He is great with other dogs, adores attention, loves people, but he doesn’t like cats or wet weather!

James is neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and has his Passport ready to go. He is house trained and loves to relax on the sofa, or in his bed, or on a soft rug to stretch out. If you would like to adopt James then please get in touch by either contacting us 07470 931 758

James is a greyhound X who has been waiting for his forever home for the last 5 months.  James is in a foster home in Ireland. We can’t understand why this amazing boy has not been snapped up.
However, he doesn’t like cats or wet weather! James is neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, and has his Passport ready to go at a moment’s notice  He is house trained and likes to sleep on a comfortable sofa, or in his bed, or on a soft rug to stretch out.
If you would like to adopt James then please get in touch:

Lucky ( reserved )

Meet little Lucky, she is an 18month old Border Terrier. Sadly she is another unwanted pet. She is a great girl, good with kids, loves the car, and is fine with other dogs.    Luck is currently in a home in Ireland, she is vaccinated, microchipped and spayed.   Lucky can be left for short periods of time.  As a young dog, a companion would be great, and a family who were out door kinda folk. 

Bowie ( reserved )

CAT FRIENDLY

ANOTHER CAT FRIENDLY DOG.!!!!
Meet Bowie, a beautiful male saluki cross
approx 18/24months old. He was found wondering after the storm passed through Ireland.
He was starving, freezing and in need to some medical treatment., he is now safe and recovering in a foster home.

Bowie was not chipped and has been through the correct procedure to enable him to be re homed with NGR in the UK.

As you can see, he gets on fine with the cat, the kids and the resident dogs. He has been a very good boy. His new foster family are waring on some basic training, as its likely Bowie has never been in a home before.
This will probably need to be carried on when he makes the move to a new & forever home.

Bowie is a little shy, but once he gains your confidence he will be your best mate. He is 26/27″to the shoulder.

Womble

I know what you’re thinking . . . .  stunning !!?

Say Hi to Womble folks. Womble was born in January 2014. This gentleman is now looking for his forever home. Womble would like a quiet home to retire to where he can chill out and get used to the home comfort.

Womble is great on the lead and he loves to jump into the car with you. He has only been around greyhounds all of his life so would need some patient handling whilst introductions are being made to the world outside of kennels.

If you feel you can give this loving boy a home then please get in touch:

Fern

Fern is a Small black female greyhound looking for her forever home. Fern was born in March 2016. Fern is sweet natured and very affectionate. She loves her walks and is used to traveling in vehicles. Fern has only been around greyhounds so far but will be tested with small breeds.

 

Mouse

Apply below, home check and adoption fees apply:

Danni

ANOTHER SAD TALE, BUT NOTHING NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESCUE.

( currently with Haven Rescue in Ireland )

Danni came into our care on Sunday evening .. The people who found her believe that she was thrown from a car earlier on in the day .. She then later turned up on a green in Roscrea where locals called us and we went to pick her up .. Danni is only young.. a pup of only 8 months old .. She’s not your typical fun loving pup.. she cowers when you touch her .. she has painful mange that is so sore she’s ripped holes in her skin trying to scratch it away .. She is covered in old and new scars.. Scars that are deep and never received vet treatment. When Danni walks she is crippled in pain .. her legs and joints are stiff from the impact of either hitting the road when she was thrown out of the car or from the abuse we believe she received. Danni is one of the lucky ones .. she came across caring people who found time to find our number and wait with her until we picked her up. Thanks to them Danni now has a future. Danni has seen our vet, been treated for her mange and sores and has also been xrayed to check for broken bones. She was not microchipped so no one can be held responsible for her condition

 

If you would like this beauty in your life then please get in touch:

Luke

Luke is a handsome black boy looking for his forever home. Luke is around 26 inches to the shoulder and of a slim build. He is a very sociable boy and loves going out on his walks. Currently in a foster home in Ireland, but will arrive in the UK on May 11th and into a UK foster home. His party trick was to stand on his hind legs against the kennel and get someone to rub his back for him.

Roger

Seaside Roger, another throw away dog from the Irish coursing industry !

Roger is a tall and handsome male, fawn coloured, ex coursing dog weighing 85lbs. He was born on 31/05/16, so is not yet 2 years old. Roger is not a keen chaser, but is not yet tested with cats or small dogs, he gets on well with the other greyhounds.He is a quiet boy who enjoys his food and travels well in the car. Can you find room in your heart and your home for handsome Roger,

Roger is fully vaccinated and neutered and is ready to travel so please get in touch if you can offer him a loving home:

Ariel  – ( adopted )

Ariel is a pretty girl with a beautiful shiny coat and a lovely nature to match. Born in July 2015, Ariel was retired from racing after damaging her shoulder ligaments over a year ago, so this gives her an odd gait when walking and running. Ariel travels well, and enjoys doing zoomies for short periods of time in the paddock. She has been in a foster home since Christmas and this is what her foster Mum has to say about her.

This is what Ariel’s new say about her.

Ariel is a sweet natured, loving, gorgeous black girl who loves fusses and cuddles. She is clean in the house and lets you know when she wants to go outside by standing near to the back door. She loves to eat, sleep, sniff around in the garden, oh and did I mention eat and sleep? She is still unsure of the vacuum cleaner but will get out of the way if she thinks it is getting to close to her. Ariel loves going on walks but because of her front leg she can find it very tiring, she goes on very short and very slow strolls.

She manages very well and has taught herself how to compensate for her leg, she is very confident going up and down stairs, running around in the garden, bending down to eat grass and digging. Ariel can be a little nervous around strangers but we have found that if every one ignores her and lets her do her own thing she will soon show an interest and start sniffing around. She can also be nervous of loud sudden noises, we haven’t had her during firework season so don’t know how she reacts. She takes a very keen interest in cats and likes to see the squirrels and rabbits jumping and scurrying around, we even came across a rat which she got very excited about, so far she hasn’t shown any interest in other dogs.

Ariel gets on very well with our own greyhound girl Nesta, When Ariel first arrived she really wasn’t sure about Nesta and was very shy and nervous, but with careful introductions and lots of positive encouragement she soon overcame this and within a short period of time they have become firm friends. Ariel likes to know exactly what is going on with in the house, she is very clever and very curious. She knows how to open a nearly shut door, unafraid of squeezing through smallish gaps, is able to counter surf and likes to follow us around to see if she can help.

We have left Ariel and Nesta alone for short periods about 20 – 30 mins with no problems ( as long as nothing of interest is left within nose reach!) We came back to very happy waggy tailed girl who wanted lots of fuss and cuddles. When she first arrived all we could see was a beautiful black girl with a ‘wobbly’ front leg and we felt so sorry for her.

However she has been with us for 3 weeks and we now see beyond the ‘wobbly’ leg and see ‘Ariel’ the most beautiful, clever, cheeky, funny, gorgeous, loving girl, ever. She is so very special and really deserves to find a special sofa that she can call her own.

If you would like to adopt Ariel then please get in touch:

Echo

Echo lurcher female 3+yrs
Little Echo is a shy girl, she really needs other dogs around her so she has a bit more confidence.

When she’s alone she is very shy and scared, So she will require a home with someone around and at home most of the time. Echo is starting to settle into paws  in Ireland, but still needs her dig friends with her to help her feel safe. She is starting to join in with the other dogs when they play with staff which is always great to see. Echo is good on the lead. Echo will travel to the UK when we have a home offer.

Cody – CAT FRIENDLY – ( reserved )

Meet the wonderful Cody, he is a lurcher boy aged approx 2yo.  Cody has not had a great start, and quite fearful to start with, when he first arrived in his foster home in Ireland.  However, he has grown and now know that humans can be very loving.  His foster mum is gong to be heart broken when Cody leaves, as he is such a great boy.   His best mate is the household cat. ( a video of he and the cat playing can be seen on our Facebook page )    He is clean indoors, walk’s fine on the lead, great with other dogs and just the most sweetest boy ever!

if you would like to adopt Cody then please get in touch by either contacting us on the NGR FB Page or completing our adoption form.

 

Black Jack

Seeing as it’s Black Friday week say hello to our very own black Jack. He is a friendly 4 year old boy who is now looking for his forever home.

Currently with his racing owner Jack also spends his time having fun with the resident Springer Spaniels, although he has yet to meet other breeds of dog. He hasn’t been around children, but is in good condition and has no previous injuries. We are hoping to get more photos soon. If you would like to adopt Jack then please get in touch by either contacting us on the website by completing our adoption / enquiry form :

Mia

This beautiful lab X lurcher girl is a great dog., with some initial training she will be a wonderful companion.  Age approx 10/11months old, she is still a puppy. Mia is not a big girl, but she is sturdy and full of play and bounce. A home with older children would suit her better, as she knock toddlers over.  

She will need some lead training, until she went to her foster home, Mia never wore a collar, and had never been on lead. A harness will help with training.       Mia needs a home with someone about a lot. Pup’s can get bored when left for long periods. They can get destructive when they are bored.   Good walks and lots of stimulation is the key to a lab X pup !

Diesel ( reserved )

Diesel, sadly has a sad story. He arrived approx 2 weeks and has been a very good boy, sadly his new owner has suffered a serious stroke and we need to find Diesel another home.

He is approx 2 years old and a really good, happy friendly lad. He is still with his new mum and dad, but, with such a change in circumstances, they are struggling to cope with with this massive family trauma and a new dog  in the house.

Ginger

Ginger lurcher female 2yrs approx Ginger is a super friendly girl she gets on great with other dogs but she adores people!

She doesn’t like to be left on her own and will cry for you to come back. Ginger is full of energy and loves to run and play with you. She is strong on the lead but does eventually calm down and walk easy. She is house trained.

Ginger would be better with another dog for company and a home with someone at home most of the time. She is a typical energetic lurcher girl. Happy, playful and full of energy.

 

Ed – In foster home in Ireland

Meet Mr Ed., this little guy was found dumped by the road side, and in a poor way., flea ridden and full of mange. He is approx 1yo and a great little lad. He is good with kids, and currently goes off lead. But, this would need time, and building of trust to be able to do this in a new home.

Ed will need a good run every day, he is an energetic little chap. Ed is fine with other dogs, and is currently in a foster home in Ireland.

Ozzy ( whippet X ) Reserved

Meet Ozzy., ( approx 2 yo ) A very small whippet X lad.
This dainty little chap is looking for his forever home. Currently in foster in the UK,  having arrived a week ago.

He is doing really well, walks fab on the lead, really loves other dogs and would love another dog as a play mate in his new home.


He is a typical whippet X. He is 14kg, and as you can see he is a very handsome lad.
He is in a private kennel facility and and is a well behaved young man.

Katie

Say hello to one very happy, friendly girl! Katie is a 4 year old, well built female who was bred for coursing. Over the last 12 months she has lost interest in chasing and would much rather play and do zoomies in the garden.

Katie loves people, fuss and attention, and gives the best kisses. She has only met other dogs when out on walks with her kennel mates, and doesn’t have any experience of children. If you would like to foster or adopt Katie then please contact

 

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