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Hounds First Wye Valley Challenge 2018

Rob and his 13 year old son (who has disabilities and Autism Spectrum Condition) are walking and canoeing the length of the river Wye from its source to where it joins the Severn Estuary in Chepstow some 140 miles in length over a 10 day period in August to raise[…]

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The Export of Greyhounds From Ireland to Macau

Hounds First Sighthound Rescue are horrified to have been informed that 24 Greyhounds are leaving the UK to be transported to Macau (China) this evening. The greyhounds originally came from Ireland and sadly are not the first to face this fate. The track in Macau- Yat Yuen Canidrome has an[…]

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The Phodographer

The Photographer is an amazing York based experienced pet photographer Annemarie King and comes highly recommended by us at Hounds First. Mention Hounds First when booking and Annemarie will donate £10 to the rescue. Please take a look at her website www.yorkdogphotographer.co.uk/

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Abandoned Puppies

ABANDONED PUPPIES On Friday 8th of January 2016 we were alerted to a litter of puppies who had been dumped on the side of a country lane in Thornecombe, Dorset. The puppies (3 bitches and 1 dog) were picked up and taken to Rachels (one of our Trustees) house where[…]

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Recall- Yes it IS possible!

I was shocked to read a post on our Facebook page recently about a dog having very patchy recall and running across roads and railway lines- apologies to the poster for using you as an example! I often hear people tell others that all sighthounds should stay on the lead[…]

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Christmas break!

Merry Christmas to all of our volunteers and supporters. We will be taking a break from the 18th of December until Monday the 4th of Jan to give all of our admin and phone volunteers the chance to rest and enjoy important family time. If you have an urgent problem then[…]

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