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Directory of animal rescue web sites mainly in the UK. Grouped by location and animal.

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  • Brambleberry Greyhounds (Greyhound Trust): Spalding, Lincs: A branch of the Greyhound Trust. Retired racing greyhounds, average age 3 to 5 years old. Whole of UK covered.
  • Dumfriesshire Greyhound Rescue: South West Scotland and Cumbria: Greyhound and lurcher rescue organisation serving South-West Scotland and Cumbria.
  • Give A Greyhound a Home (GAGH): Aberdeen and Central Scotland: GAGAH is a non-profit making organisation which rescues and rehomes greyhounds and lurcher. GAGAH raises awareness on the plight of these dogs - the cruelty and neglect which they can face once they are no longer useful - and encourages people to choose a rescue dog in preference to a privately bred dog.
  • GRACE: North East: Rescuing - rehabilitating and re-homing sighthounds in the Cleveland - Durham and Tyneside
  • Greyhound and Lurcher Rescue North East: Rescue and rehome Greyhounds and Lurchers in the North of England
  • Greyhound Awareness League, Scotland: A small charity based in Scotland, run entirely by volunteers. It is dedicated to raising public awareness of the plight of the retired greyhound. Aims to encourage members of the public to meet (and hopefully adopt) ex racing greyhounds and lurchers and to dispel many of the myths surrounding them.
  • Greyhound Rescue Fife: Fife and Kinross: Greyhounds rescued from and rehomed over the whole of Scotland.
  • Greyhound/Lurcher/Rescue: Sunderland and Durham: Before a greyhound or lurcher is adopted a home check is required
  • GREYHOUNDS GALORE: CLEVELAND: animal charity who rescue greyhounds, lurchers and whippets. Always seeking permanent homes for these lovely animals. Home check required
  • Greyhound Gap: National Organisation: Greyhound Gap assists rescue centres and adopters to find the perfect home for the perfect dog. We assist all sighthounds in need through donations to rescues, fostering and transporting dogs, help with veterinary costs for ill dogs in rescue, and finding new homes.
  • Greyhound Rescue in the UK Contact details for local groups. Very useful site.
  • Greyhound rescue north east: sunderland: Greyhounds/Lurchers Sunderland, Durham and North East
  • Greyhound Rescue North East: North East of England: Rehoming and rescuing Greyhounds in the North East of England and North Yorkshire
  • Greyhound Rescue: North Yorkshire: Rescuing and re-homing unwanted Greyhounds in the north East of England.
  • Greyhound Rescue Scotland: Dedicated to the rescue and rehome of greyhounds and lurchers in Scotland.
  • Greyhound Welfare: South Wales: Care for ex racing greyhounds while searching for new and loving homes in Wales and the West.
  • GREYHOUND RESCUE WEST OF ENGLAND: National - Somerset/Gloucs/Hrfds &Worcs/Shrops: Rehomes Greyhounds and Lurchers who have finished racing or who are abandoned. All dogs are neutered, innoculated, microchipped, and vet-checked. All homes are subject to home visits prior to re-homing. On-going support from national helpline and GRWE staff.
  • Hector's Greyhound Rescue: Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales: We are a small not-for-profit organisation, dedicated to rescuing and rehoming greyhounds throughout Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales.
  • Kama's Cave Greyhound Sanctuary: Holbeach Drove Lincolnshire: We rescue Greyhound and look after them until we can find them a forever home.
  • Kama's Cave (Ockenden) A site dedicated to helping retired ex-racing and rescued greyhounds
  • Kent Greyhound Rescue: Helps greyhounds and lurchers from around the UK and Ireland into loving forever homes.
  • Kerry Greyhound Connection: Kerry, Ireland - Cromer, Norfolk: Finding homes for unwanted ex racing greyhounds.
  • Lancashire Retired Greyhound Trust: Ormskirk, Lancashire: A dedicated rescue to help ex racing greyhounds find a home. Go on - Adopt a greyhound!
  • Lurcher Link: National Organisation: Lurcher Link is a voluntary organisation whose aim is to try and save Lurchers' lives by liaising between rescues, stray pounds and members of the public.
  • Lurcher SOS: Surrey: Lurcher, Greyhound and other sighthound rescue in Surrey taking abandoned, and abused hounds from UK and Ireland and finding them new homes.
  • Lost Dogs UK Lists and photos of lost and stolen dogs in UK and Eire. Includes Lurcher Search List.
  • Northern Greyhound Rescue: Lancashire: A small organisation rescuing and rehoming Greyhounds and Lurchers in the Lancashire/ North West area. All dogs are neutered, vaccinated and microchipped brfore going to their new homes.
  • Northumberland greyhound rescue: Blyth,Northumberland: A small group dedicated to re-homing ex-racing greyhounds from local independent(flapper)greyhound track.If you can re-home a dog please get in touch.
  • Rescued Racers (Greyhounds - did you guess?)
  • Retired Greyhound Trust: National Organisation: A national charity dedicated to finding homes for greyhounds at the end of their racing careers. It was set up in 1975 and since then has re-homed nearly 25,000 greyhounds and established over 55 branches across the UK.
  • Retired Greyhound Trust South Lakes Branch: Witherslack, near Grange over Sands in Cumbria: Greyhound Rescue in Cumbria 8 minutes from the M6 J36 - Fostering ex-racing and unwanted greyhounds who are looking for their forever homes.
  • Scottish Greyhound Sanctuary: SGS was launched in March 2008 and awarded charity status in June 2008! Aim is to help retired Greyhounds find permanent homes. lurchers & sighthounds.
  • SIGHTHOUND RESCUE JERSEY: Jersey, Channel Islands: Caring for and homing greyhounds, lurchers and whippets
  • Greyhounds in Wales: South Wales and the West: A "place of interest" for greyhound and lurcher owners and rehomers in Wales. No politics, no policies just events where the hounds are welcome or present, or where funds are being raised on their behalf. Any organisation running such an event is welcome to as much space as they need.