About us

The Greyhound Trust was founded in 1975, since then we are proud to have found over 85,000 loving homes for greyhounds. Each year, we home approximately 4,000 retired racing greyhounds and help hundreds more, but there are many more that still need us.

Our people

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Staff and Trustees

Our small dedicated team are responsible for supporting the Trust's extensive branch network and around 1,000 dedicated volunteers. The charity is governed by a Board of eight Trustees and two honorary Vice Presidents.

A little history

In 1975, a small group of greyhound lovers formed the Greyhound Trust to help secure a bright future for Britain's retired racing greyhounds. In the early days, the Trust found just a few hundred homes a year through a limited branch network. We've come a long way over the last 40 years, and now help over 4,500 greyhounds a year through our volunteer-led branches.

Some famous faces

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Celebrity Greyhound Fans

We are not the only ones who think greyhounds are great. Find out why model Twiggy and psychic Uri Geller love them!

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    Enhancing the Life of your Greyhound

    Organised and hosted by Pennie Clayton of www.horseandhoundschool.co.uk and with all proceeds donated to the Greyhound Trust, this educational day is a unique insight into enriching the life of a retired racing greyhound.

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    Sadie and Donny - A happy ending with a new beginning....

    A few weeks ago we asked for your help with an urgent appeal for two soulmates who had sadly been returned to our kennels in Coventry. Sadie and Donny were not coping with kennel life and our branch team were desperate to find them a new forever home.

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