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Santa Paws – Sat 7th Dec

Dogs can meet Santa & receive a goody bag, refreshments for humans, secure field for dogs to run in. Spaces bookable via email; abbie.conway@greyhoundrescuewales.co.uk, choose a time slot; 10-11, 11-12, 12-1.00 Location – Hillcrest Grounds are muddy, wear appropriate footwear!

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Last Hope Auction

It’s that time of year again, we are excited collecting our prizes ready for the big auction on the 17th November 2019!!!! You have 1 week to bid on the goods you desire. All this is in aid of our…

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GROUND BREAKING CODE

Dog welfare experts have produced a ground-breaking new code of practice which they hope could transform the welfare of racing greyhounds in Wales. Members of the Animal Welfare Network for Wales (AWNW) have today announced the launch of a new…

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Battersea Academy

Spot our intrepid duo Sandra and Abbie Recently our Centre Manager (Abbie) and Rehoming Manager (Sandra) were lucky enough to be awarded a bursary to attend a week long course at Battersea Cats & Dogs Home in London. This was…

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Code of Practice for Racing Greyhounds

Greyhound Rescue Wales is part of the working group on greyhounds headed by the Animal Welfare Network Wales. The group has been working to formulate a policy to improve the lives of racing greyhounds in Wales. See page 3 of…

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Greyhounds Featured in the Press!

We have received a huge amount of support and awareness from the South Wales Guardian, GRW cannot thank them enough. Please have a read through the articles below…. https://www.southwalesguardian.co.uk/news/17328280.special-visitor-at-hillcrest/ https://www.southwalesguardian.co.uk/news/17442893.exciting-adventures-ahead-for-rescued-greyhounds/ https://www.southwalesguardian.co.uk/news/17240789.greytful-hounds-visit-tesco-ammanford-to-say-thank-you/ https://www.southwalesguardian.co.uk/news/17204798.greyhound-sanctuary-marks-25th-anniversary/ https://www.southwalesguardian.co.uk/news/15906998.greyhound-hugs-rescue-exam-stressed-students/ https://www.southwalesguardian.co.uk/news/15918357.hounds-assemble-to-meet-vip-visitor/ https://www.southwalesguardian.co.uk/news/15810176.hound-hero-spends-christmas-with-friends/

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100 Club: Winners

And the winners of the 100 Club are: If you would like to join the club click here.

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Last Hope News: Jilly needs you

Poor Jilly has a badly fractured leg after racing at a track in Wales. She is one of the lucky ones who has been rescued. Greyhound Rescue Wales needs funds to help dogs like Jilly, people to foster, people to…

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GRW trustee going bald!

    Val Ball is going bald to support GRW! It’s amazing what some people will do for our hounds. If you want to sponsor her:  Here is her JustGiving page

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Silver Jubilee Walk

We are hoping to raise money to refurbish our kennels and save more dogs. There is a link at the top of the page for donations. Make a donation to our Siver Jubilee Appeal and then walk your dog on…

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Last Hope News: Wendy

Wendy on Thursday This beautiful girl’s name is Wendy. She run her last race on Thursday. She suffered a serious fracture of her front leg and is currently hospitalised at the Summerhill Veterinary Centre in Newport. An X-ray will dictate…

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Burns renews GRW contract

Burns Pet Nutrition very kindly sponsored GRW for the last 6 months and after careful review, we are delighted to announce that they are going to continue sponsoring Greyhound Rescue Wales for another 12 months!! The hounds are literally over the moon, they…

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New Beds for our Sleepy Heads!

It’s all started with the lovely Darcie Boleyn who donated £50 to the valentines photo comp, which Kerry Parker won! She then kindly donated her prize to the Sanctuary and our resident hound Cole piped up wanting a new bed! Especially…

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DOGGONE IT – THERE’S A NEW ‘BREED’ OF CHARITY SHOP IN TOWN

We All know we love our amazing displays in the charity shops and pride ourselves on having such talented staff. But now we are also being nationally recognised for our efforts! Read article here: Cardiff Times March colours:     …

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Hillcrest Sanctuary on TV

See Swansea Bay TV take a trip to Hillcrest Sanctuary in Ammanford.

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New Store Opening & Job Vacancy

Greyhound Rescue Wales will shortly be opening a new charity shop at 131 High Street Merthyr. We are advertising for two members of staff; a manager on 28 hours and a deputy on 18 hours. Please apply via this link…

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Curry Night Social

Thank you to Jessica Efford, Emma Day and the team for organising a fabulous curry night yesterday at Mint Masala in Neath – there was lovely company, happy atmosphere, delicious food and warm welcome from the restaurant’s staff – and…

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Valentine’s Day Photo Competition

The total for February donations received by the Last Hope Fund – mainly from the entries to the Valentine’s Day Photo Competition but also from donations by lovely humans who wanted to show their support – comes to £215.50!!! Thank…

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Sign Up today!

If you want to renew your GRW membership (due 1st March) or if you want to join, you can do this by direct debit by following the link below. Just complete the data form and click ‘Submit’. This will take…

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Free Will Writing!

Hughes Jenkins have today announced their support for client and Welsh Charity Greyhound Rescue Wales (GRW). Greyhound Rescue Wales began in 1993 with a small group of people trying to rescue greyhounds and lurches in the Swansea area. Over the…

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Burns Pet Food

Greyhound Rescue Wales is delighted to be working with Burns Pet Nutrition, who are kindly feeding the dogs at our Sanctuary. We hope this will be a long term relationship and help the Greyhounds consume the correct nutrients. Providing shiny…

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Date/Time Event
23/11/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pets at Home Llanelli
Llanelli, Llanelli
23/11/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Swansea Street Collection
Swansea Street Collection, Swansea
30/11/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pets at Home Llanelli
Llanelli, Llanelli
07/12/2019
10:00 am
Santa Paws Grotto
Hillcrest, Ammanford
07/12/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Welshpool Christmas Collection
Welshpool, Welshpool Powys
08/12/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pets at Home Llanelli
Llanelli, Llanelli
14/12/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cardiff Street Collection
Cardiff Street Collection, Cardiff
15/12/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Swansea Christmas Collection
Swansea Street Collection, Swansea
17/12/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pets at Home Llanelli
Llanelli, Llanelli
17/12/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pets at Home, Llanelli
Pets at Home, Llanelli
21/12/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cardiff Christmas Collection
Cardiff Street Collection, Cardiff