Tag Archives: Greyhound Rescue Wales

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Lurcher

Hi, Keith here! I love my foster home – with its wide open spaces and rabbit-infested thickets, it’s the perfect place for a dog to spend the lockdown. There’s a big beach, and a massive golf course with no golfers … Continue reading

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Guest Post from Keith the Lurcher

Hi, I’m Keith! I’m a four-year-old Lurcher and I’m staying with Annabelle while Greyhound Rescue Wales sorts me out a forever home. Annabelle has asked me to tell you a bit about myself, so here goes… I’m a mixture of … Continue reading

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Tribute to Pearl

Pearl first came to me as a short-term foster from Greyhound Rescue Wales in March 2010. An ex-racing Greyhound, she’d originally been in the care of the RSPCA in Lincolnshire. At just over  a year old, she was young for … Continue reading

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Sponsor a Greyhound for Christmas

Guess what? I’ve been selected to be the face of Greyhound Rescue Wales’s Sponsor a Dog Christmas appeal! This time last year, wise little Millie wrote a post about Christmas presents. She pointed out that most humans have too much … Continue reading

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Millie Goes to Uni!

It’s exam time at Swansea University. I’ve been helping to de-stress the students, along with other dogs from Greyhound Rescue Wales, as part of the CBSA Best Friends project. Our humans hand out treats for the students to give us, then the students get to play … Continue reading

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Millie’s Christmas Message – Join The Hillcrest Supper Club!

When I was a pup I used to love playing with paper; it was very satisfying to tear it up and chew it into small soggy pieces. Sometimes I would even chew banknotes! Fortunately for Annabelle, I’ve grown out of … Continue reading

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Past it at 12?

We’re trying to practise acceptance in our house at the moment. At least, Annabelle and I are trying to practise it – Pearl doesn’t need to, as things are going pretty well for her right now. She’s finally succeeded in … Continue reading

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A New Chapter for Millie

This is Snip, who has come to live with Annabelle’s friends Jan and Alain. He’s black, he’s beautiful, and most of all, he’s MINE. K-I-S-S-I-N-G! Snip and I hit it off as soon as we met. There was no vacillating … Continue reading

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Tribute to Mollie

It’s been a sad time for our friends Alain and Jan. They only lost Owain in March, and now his sister Mollie has followed him across the Bridge. She hadn’t been well for a while, and last weekend she came … Continue reading

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Goodbye to a Dear Friend

We’re all very sad at the moment because our dear friend Owain (aka Owen Bowen) has died. Some of you may remember he lost one of his back legs early last year. It turned out he had an aggressive bone … Continue reading

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