Welcome To
Rehoming Retired Greyhounds (Scotland) Ltd

Registered Charity SCO51594
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Here at Rehoming Retired Greyhounds (Scotland) Ltd, we know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to rehome ex-racing Greyhounds.

Greyhounds make great pets and are suitable for all kinds of families. Whether you work, have children or other pets, we look at all situations individually and work hard to match the right greyhound with the right family.

Rehoming Retired Greyhounds (Scotland) Ltd SCO51594 is a new Scottish Charity dedicated to finding home for retired racing greyhounds.  Based at Liberton Greyhound Kennels in the leafy suburbs of Edinburgh, greyhounds that come into the Family run kennels are spoiled by Ian, Janis and Gary Carmichael as they prepare for their new journey in life - a Forever Home.  The Charity is headed up by Alison Brown (CEO) and the many volunteers who work hard to fundraise and find homes for those graceful greyhounds.

We're here to help so if you have any questions please don't hesitate to get in touch. Please contact us to register your interest for one of our Greyhounds.

WE ARE NOW PARTNERED WITH AGRIA PET INSURANCE. 
EVERY DOG COMES WITH FIVE WEEKS FREE INSURANCE.

RRG Charity number - SCO51594

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Our Retired Dogs Looking

For Homes

Greyhound of The Month - Rum
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Rum - looking cute behind the flowers.  A really handsome dog and very friendly.

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There are three main steps to finding your
perfect retired Greyhound:

  1. To contact Alison click on 'Contact' below. She'll know the dogs in their care and will be able to let you know whether they have a good match for you.
     

  2. Arrange a visit to meet your potential new Greyhound. You might like the look of a particular dog on our website, but you will find that the best way to find your new best friend is to go and meet the hounds. If you already have a dog, Alison may suggest you bring them with you to help you choose. 
     

  3. A bit about you. This isn't anything to worry about - we just want to know that our hounds will fit in.

Want to know more about Greyhounds?

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Meet Magnus - YouTube Superstar

 

Alison helped Magnus find his forever home a few years ago and he's been in love with his new owners ever since. His owner, Derek has recorded the process of rehoming a retired Greyhound (any many more helpful Greyhound related videos since) for you all to enjoy.

 

"Ever thought about adopting a greyhound?

 

Well, we can help answer your questions and give you an insight into what it is like to adopt a retired racing Greyhound.

 

We Adopted a Greyhound called Magnus and have filmed the process of adoption and his transition into life as a family pet. The videos on this channel cover many different aspects of the care of a greyhound including diet, healthcare, grooming, separation anxiety, and dog training.

 

These videos also show the fun adventures Magnus has been on. we hope you enjoy these videos and feel free to ask any questions you may have about Greyhounds. Greyhounds are the best."

Greyhound Breed Profile
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Group: Hound

Size: Large

Height: Male - 71-76cm, Female - 69-71cm

Weight: Male - 27-40kg, Female - 26-34kg

Average Retirement Age: Between 3 - 5 years of age.

Average Lifespan: Up to 15 years!

Moulting Level: Medium

Grooming: Light

Exercise Required: Perfectly happy with two twenty minute walks a day greyhounds
are built for speed, not stamina, and use up their energy in short bursts.

Temperament: Intelligent, gentle, affectionate & even tempered. 

General: Greyhounds get along with children, the elderly and people with disabilities,
and can live happily with with pets including cats.

Support Our Greyhounds 

Every year the need for Rehoming Retired Greyhound services outweighs our capacity. Please help us to work together towards a world where every retired greyhound finds a safe, loving home in retirement. We are hugely grateful for any donations.

Charity Number SCO51594

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