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Great British Greyhound Walk- York

This SUNDAY! The Great British Greyhound Walk- York with a fun dog show. Raising money for Hounds First Sighthound Rescue. Date: Sunday 21st June Time: 10.30 for an 11 o’clock start Where: The Fulford Arms, Fulford Road, York http://www.fulfordarms.co.uk/ Duration: 45 mins – 1 hour for the walk, plus an[…]

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We need to talk about cats

Firstly i want to say that many sighthounds can live with cats. We get lots of dogs through our doors that are able to live with cats. However this post is about those who can’t. Our sighthounds, like many breeds of dogs have inbuilt natural instinct to chase, grab and[…]

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Another day another poundie….

Meet Biscuit. Biscuits life was saved today. She was due to be put to sleep, but thankfully we were able to step in and save her from that fate. Sadly Biscuit is only one of many stray dogs that face death in pounds- one dog is put to sleep every[…]

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The battle between the head and the heart

We are asked to help dogs every single day. We get calls, emails and get tagged in posts on Facebook begging for help. We can’t help every single one and sadly we have to say no on a regular basis. People post ‘Someone, PLEASE do something’. We would if we could…

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Preferences

Everyone has preferences when it comes to choosing a dog. Some like their pure whippets, Greyhounds or salukis, and some prefer lurchers. Some like smooth coated lurchers, some like broken coated dogs and some like rough coated lurchers. I totally understand that everyone has an idea in their head of the[…]

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The stray dog law

Found a Dog? Not sure who it belongs to? What do you do? We took phone call recently from a lady who had found a dog. She had taken the dog home and called us to ask if we could help, as she didnt want the dog going to the dog warden-[…]

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Toby

‘Can you help this old boy? He is a stray, i felt awful putting him back into his kennel as he didn’t want to go back in’. So, we did. Meet Toby, thought to be around 7/8 years old, another one who looks like he has had a pretty rough[…]

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Nation of dog lovers?

Meet Sammy and Ella. Two girls who found themselves in a pound a week ago and faced being put to sleep. They are safe now with Hounds First. You can see by the photos that they are in a pretty poor state. They are riddled with worms, covered in cuts,[…]

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