We want to ensure that every greyhound we rehome is a success story, therefore each dog is carefully assessed before going to live with their new family.
The following points help us decide what sort of home will suit them best:
- their response to other dog breeds, especially smaller dogs
- their response to cats, of varying temperaments and colours
- their general demeanour, eg, quiet, shy, confident and lively
- how they react to meeting new people and new situations
We also like to ensure each greyhound is in great shape health wise, so after flea and worm treatment with Advocate it’s off to the vet for a thorough health check, dental inspection and neutering.
When they’ve recovered from their operation and had time to socialise with other dogs at the kennels then they’re ready for their new home.
If a suitable home is not available then many of our greyhounds go into foster care where they can brush up on their house manners and learn doggy etiquette down the park.
Time in foster care also gives us the chance to discover all the personality quirks that a greyhound may have, whether it is a love of playing frisbee, or an addiction to the sofa. Find out more about foster care.