WELCOME TO THE

GREYHOUND TRUST

WEST YORKSHIRE

 

A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU 
FROM GTWY!

 

AND HOW'S THIS FOR A PIECE OF

GREAT BIT OF NEWS FOR THE NEW YEAR ...

PRINCE GOT A HOME!

YOU MAY HAVE SEEN OUR PROMOTION FOR PRINCE

who really did need a place to call his own as soon as possible.

Well the great news is that Prince moved into his new home just before Christmas.

As you can see from the photo above, he is settling in well, helped by an experienced family and a new, small canine companion.

Huge thanks are due to everyone who liked, shared and responded to his situation - it was overwhelming and heartwarming to see so much interest, care and positive thinking ... and it did the job!

Head to the OUR GREYHOUNDS PAGE to learn more ......

 

TAKE A LOOK AT THESE FANTASTIC PHOTOS!

Fantastic photos of GTWY greyhound Hettie and GTWY volunteer Andy.  It has been several years now since they chose each other; and recently they have been models for photographer, Lorraine Spittle LRPS, for a project she is submitting to the Royal Photographic Society on the relationship between dogs and their owners.

Thank you Lorraine for allowing us to publish them - and

WOW-   they certainly show the love and joy that a greyhound can bring to your life.

 

GREAT NEWS FOR ANNIE!

ANNIE HAS A HOME!

Massive thanks are due to all of those people who saw, shared and responded to Annie's story - and we want to let everyone know about the happy ending.

Here she is settling into her new home ...

 

HOMING

It’s now 2021 and we are still facing significant challenges …


GTWY is in great shape to meet the coming year - but a difficult decision had to be made at the end of December.


In view of the increased Covid restrictions from the New Year and the fact that the kennels would be in a ‘very high alert’ area, it was decided that there would be NO HOMINGS THROUGH JANUARY.

This has, of course, been cemented by the new lockdown restrictions announced on 4th January.


The previous minimal contact with the kennels has been temporarily halted.


We have a kennel full of greyhounds, continuing to get the best possible care; but we must ‘do our bit’ in helping to keep everyone as safe and well as possible.  So for the next few weeks you will not see photos nor information on here about greyhounds needing homes.  We will update just as soon as we can get back into action!


For people who have already completed the homing application process with Kath, she asks you to please give her a call so that she can give you a personal update and have a review, with a view to organising homing as soon as circumstances allow and the right greyhound for you is available.


For those thinking about homing one of our greyhounds - do please keep thinking that!  And look towards getting in touch once the present, significant restrictions are eased.

IT WILL BE WORTH THE WAIT!

AND SO THAT YOU CAN SEE IT WILL BE WORTH WAITING FOR - CHECK OUT JUST SOME OF THE LOVELY GREYHOUNDS  HOMED IN 2020 .....

 
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FIND OUT ABOUT THE GREYHOUNDS CURRENTLY NEEDING HOMES .....

 

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GREYHOUNDS AND THE

HOMING PROCESS

 

HOMING -

FROM A GREYHOUND

POINT OF VIEW ...

CLYDE MOVED TO HIS

NEW HOME ON

SEPTEMBER 14TH, 2019

We followed HIS real-life, real-time story up to Christmas 2019, as he adapted from working life to retirement as a pet.

He has now had his first 'Gotcha Day' & thought it was time to bring everyone up to date with this addition to his diary .....

 

COULD YOU BE A

'VIRTUAL FOSTERER'

TO ONE OF OUR GREYHOUNDS?

Go to the 'VIRTUAL FOSTERING' page to find out how!

 
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WE USUALLY HAVE LOTS OF GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU TO MEET SOME GREYHOUNDS,

CURRENT OWNERS &

 GTWY VOLUNTEERS

HOWEVER .....

 

WE HAVE, OF COURSE, HAD TO CANCEL ALL SOCIAL AND FUNDRAISING EVENTS FOR THE TIME BEING.

WE WILL BE BACK 'IN ACTION' WITH EVENTS JUST AS SOON AS IT IS APPROPRIATE!

IN THE MEANTIME .....

SEE WHAT WE CAN DO

 

FUNDRAISING

Fundraising has been forced to a standstill.

Under normal circumstances people are very generous by donating at events. 

In these challenging days we ask you to please consider, if you can, making donations in a different way. 

Thank you so much for your support!

You can donate directly to our BANK ACCOUNT at:

West Yorkshire Greyhound Trust
Acc. No. 31120735
Sort Code: 05-06-56

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OTHER WAYS TO HELP

If youi shop online, you could help our greyhounds by using EASYFUNDRAISING

Donations are made on your behalf when you order online from a large range of suppliers, such as Uswitch, John Lewis, Argos, Curries or Ebay - AT NO COST TO YOU AT ALL!

You can even get a really helpful reminder to make sure that you (and we) never miss out ...

To join for FREE - Just go to:

www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/greyhoundtrustwestyorks/?utm_campaign=raise-more

CHECK OUT THE 'HELP' PAGE FOR MORE IDEAS ABOUT WAYS TO SUPPORT OUR GREYHOUNDS

Every penny you donate will be used to help us care for our beautiful dogs.

 
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Our West Yorkshire branch of the Greyhound Trust national

charity has homed many hundreds of these wonderful dogs.


We have a wealth of experience behind us; so whether you are an 'old hand' or a first-time dog owner in need of support, we will always be just a phone call away.

We usually have around 20 greyhounds waiting for homes - and as one lucky one leaves there will be another waiting to take the place ...

 

TO GET A REAL 'FEEL' OF WHAT IT IS LIKE TO GIVE A HOME TO A GREYHOUND - TAKE A LOOK AT SOME RECENT MESSAGES FROM PEOPLE WHO HAVE ACTUALLY DONE IT!

 

Greyhound Trust West Yorkshire is a branch of the national registered charity The Greyhound Trust

 Registered Charity Numbers: 269668, SC044047    VAT Number: 232171740

For terms and conditions: click here

All data is processed in line with the Greyhound Trust’s national privacy notice and data protection policy. You can read our privacy notice here: www.greyhoundtrust.org.uk/privacy.

For further information contact hello@greyhoundtrust.org.uk, call 0208 335 3016 or write to us at Greyhound Trust, 'Wings', Peeks Brook Lane, Horley, Surrey, RH6 9SX

 

Please contact us by phoning: KATH: 01484 865280 / 07723 027995 or SUE: 01977 704155 / 07402 732306

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