Loving homes needed for retired racing greyhounds

15:44 26 February 2013

Lincolnshire Greyhound Trust

Lincolnshire Greyhound Trust

Archant

RETIRED greyhounds in need of a new home will be at the Asda store in Wisbech later this month, along with representatives from the Lincolnshire Greyhound Trust.

Trust chairman Kevin Stow said: “We have around 25 greyhounds looking for loving homes as pets. Greyhounds are very lazy, low maintenance dogs and fit in very well to most types of home situations.”

Kevin started the charity in 1998, and over the past 15 years they have re-homed 1,121 retired racing greyhounds. “We re-homed 125 greyhounds last year, and have already found new homes for 22 more this year,” he added.

“More and more people are finding out what great pets they make. We deal with owners and trainers, and if everyone pulls together we can achieve success.”

The greyhounds will be at the Asda store in North End on Saturday and Sunday, March 9 and 10, between 10am and 4pm.

To find out more about greyhounds or Lincolnshire Greyhound Trust, call on 0794 131 3025 or check out the trust’s our website on www.lincolnshiregreyhoundtrust.com

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:51
Tory candidate for police commissioner Jason Ablewhite responds to questions at a hustings event in Wisbech. On his left is Nick Clarke, the UKIP candidate

Tory candidate Jason Ablewhite last night described critics attacking him over comments he posted on his Facebook page six years ago as being “desperate to muck rack”.

Yesterday, 13:00
Marvel and DC comic art exhibition

If you’re looking for a variety of events with something for everyone, then The Brinks Festival in Wisbech is for you.

11:54
Rev Jenny Webb

Love every neighbour is the theme of events for this year’s Christian Aid week being organised by Churches Together in March.

Yesterday, 19:51
Operation Edison, Cambridgeshire Police conduct the last of 4 warrants searching for drugs., 
Ely, Littleport, 
29/04/2016
Picture by Terry Harris.

Yet more arrests were made in Littleport as the curtain came down on East Cambridgeshire Police’s latest operation in their crackdown on drug related crime - Operation Edison.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up