THINKING ABOUT HOMING A GREYHOUND?
LOOKING FOR SOME POST-HOMING SUPPORT?
WANT TO SHARE SOME QUALITY GREYHOUND TIME WITH FELLOW GREYHOUND ENTHUSIASTS?
OUR 'DROP IN' SOCIALS ARE FOR EVERYONE!
PRESENT AND PROSPECTIVE GREYHOUND HOMERS ALIKE!
TIMES TO GET TOGETHER AND SHARE EXPERIENCES.
TO GET YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED ABOUT GREYHOUNDS & HOMING.
TO BE SUPPORTED THROUGH SETTLING IN & BEYOND.
AND TO ENJOY THE COMPANY OF FELLOW GREYHOUND ENTHUSIASTS & THEIR GREYHOUNDS.
MEET AND GREET EVENTS
GIVE US THE CHANCE TO SPREAD THE WORD THAT 'GREYHOUNDS MAKE GREAT PETS'!
ARE A CHANCE TO TALK TO VOLUNTEERS ABOUT THE PROCESS OF HOMING AND ABOUT LIVING WITH A GREYHOUND.
AND ARE SOMETIMES THE FIRST STEP ON THE HOMING ROAD FOR PEOPLE WANTING TO KNOW MORE.
HERE ARE THE BASICS ...
FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EACH EVENT
PLEASE USE THE LINKS OR SCROLL DOWN
14.12.19 PETS AT HOME, CROWN POINT
15.12.19 PETS AT HOME, CROWN POINT
18.12.19 PETS AT HOME, CROWN POINT
20.12.19 PETS AT HOME, CROWN POINT
22.12.19 PETS AT HOME, CROWN POINT
12.1.20 DROP-IN SOCIAL AT EMLEY
9.2.20 DROP-IN SOCIAL AT EMLEY
8.3.20 DROP-IN SOCIAL AT EMLEY
29.3.20 DROP IN SOCIAL AT FERRYBRIDGE
12.4.20 DROP-IN SOCIAL AT EMLEY
26.4.20 DROP IN SOCIAL AT FERRYBRIDGE
10.5.20 DROP-IN SOCIAL AT EMLEY
31.5.20 DROP IN SOCIAL AT FERRYBRIDGE
14.6.20 DROP-IN SOCIAL AT EMLEY
21.6.20 DROP IN SOCIAL AT FERRYBRIDGE
12.7.20 ***NORTHERN GREYHOUND GATHERING***
For people thinking of homing a greyhound, our Sunday 'Drop In' Sessions are a great opportunity to meet greyhounds and their owners and to ask all of your questions.
For those already lucky enough to be hound owners - there will be plenty of greyhound chat & companionship, sharing of experiences & information.
AND THERE IS ALWAYS GTWY HOSPITALITY - USUALLY WITH CAKE!
'DROP IN' SOCIALS ARE HELD AT EMLEY ON EVERY SECOND SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
SO NEXT IS
SUNDAY, 12TH JANUARY
11AM TO 1PM
VILLAGE COMMUNITY CENTRE, EMLEY, HD8 9RJ
Emley Community Centre is to be found at HD8 9RJ
It is in an un-named road opposite Church Street, where Upper Lane meets Beaumont St at the Emley Cross.
Find the Wentworth Pub and you are there!
The entrance is on the side facing away from the access road and there is parking both in front of and behind the building.
A WARM GREYHOUND WELCOME!
WELCOMING GTWY TREATS!
GREYHOUNDS & OWNERS TO MEET!
AND WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE WILL HAVE A SECOND VENUE FOR OUR 'DROP IN' SOCIALS IN 2020...
AT FERRYBRIDGE COMMUNITY CENTRE
THE SQUARE, FERRYBRIDGE, WF11 8PQ
SUNDAY, 2ND FEBRUARY
1.30 TO 3.30PM
WE WANT TO TAKE THE SUCCESS OF THE SOCIALS AT EMLEY TO A DIFFERENT PART OF THE COUNTY, AT A DIFFERENT TIME OF DAY AND, HOPEFULLY, TO MORE GREYHOUND ENTHUSIASTS AND POTENTIAL HOMERS.
THE CENTRE AT FERRYBRIDGE HAS GREAT FACILITIES,
IS SUPER DOG FRIENDLY,
IS EASILY ACCESSIBLE FROM BOTH THE M62 AND A1 AND HAS ITS OWN CAR PARK + OVERFLOW PARKING NEARBY.
AND AT OUR FIRST 'DROP IN' AT FERRYBRIDGE WE WILL BE ANNOUNCING THE RESULTS OF OUR 'WINTER GREYHOUND' FUN PHOTO COMPETITION +
AWARDING PRIZES TO THE WINNERS!
The dates for 2020 are already booked - so diaries at the ready .....!
All of the Ferrybridge 'Drop In' sessions are on Sunday afternoons from 1.30 to 3.30pm
MEET AND GREET AT
PETS AT HOME, CROWN POINT, LEEDS
11AM TO 3PM
PLENTY OF OPPORTUNITIES TO COME AND MEET US AT PAH:
Saturday 14th December
Sunday 15th December
Wednesday 18th December
Friday 20th December
Sunday 22nd December
Pets At Home are great supporters of the Greyhound Trust and West Yorkshire branch has a great relationship with the store at Crown Point, where we regularly have a promotion and fundraising stall.
There will be volunteers on hand to talk about homing greyhounds and some 4 legged 'helpers', all set to show that 'greyhounds make great pets'.
So come and have a chat with us!
For more information about this event please contact: Sue - tel: 07402 732306
MEET AND GREET
AT JOLLYES, HALIFAX
Shroggs Road Retail Park, Shroggs Rd, Halifax HX3 5HL
Look out for future dates in 2020
We are delighted to continue our relationship with Jollyes Pet Superstores and it is great to be returning to the Halifax branch for more Meet and Greet opportunities.
There are volunteers keen to talk to everyone about greyhounds and what great pets they make. And there are, of course, be some 4 legged ambassadors on hand, to prove the point!
So do come along and have a chat - and maybe even a greyhound cuddle!
For more information about this event please contact:
Julie - tel: 07917 796795
KIRKSTALL ABBEY SUNDAY MARKET
MEET AND GREET
We have a regular stall at the Outdoor Market held inside the lovely ruins of Kirkstall Abbey - a great place to meet up with friends old and new!
For our existing group of greyhound homers, it is a fine time for socialising – the GTWY stall makes a grand meet-up point.
And it’s a terrific opportunity for anyone thinking of homing a greyhound to come along and enjoy some greyhound company; and to chat to some friendly greyhound owners.
LOOK OUT FOR DATES IN 2020
And come along to talk ‘greyhound’, with the added bonus of sampling all of the lovely things on offer at the market!
There is free parking at the Abbey House Museum and free entry to the Abbey Visitor Centre.
Abbey Road, Kirkstall, Leeds LS5 3EH
MEET AND GREET
AT JOLLYES, KEIGHLEY
11am - 3pm
LOOK OUT FOR MORE DATES IN 2020!
Jollyes, Keighley Retail Park, Hard Ings Road,
Keighley BD21 3NJ
We are delighted to say that our partnership with Jollyes Pet Superstores continues into 2019.
As usual, there will be volunteers there with their own 4 legged 'demonstration models', just waiting to show what great pets greyhounds are.
For more information about these events please contact:
Julie - tel: 07917 796795
WE HAD A GREAT DAY ....
AT THE NORTHERN GREYHOUND GATHERING 2019
AND WE ARE NOW LOOKING FORWARD TO THE
NORTHERN GREYHOUND GATHERING
THE DATE IS FIXED -
SUNDAY, 12TH JULY, 2020
AND WE WILL BE RETURNING TO WETHERBY RACECOURSE
FOR A DAY OF GREYHOUNDS, FRIENDS AND SHOPPING
LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!