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/Read More »
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[…]Read More »
Hounds First Sighthound lurcher Rescue- rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming sighthounds including Lurchers, Greyhounds, Whippets and Salukis as well as other types of sighthound across the UK.
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Hounds First Sighthound Rescue (Registered Charity 1152540) rescues and rehomes sighthounds including Lurchers, Greyhounds, Whippets and Salukis as well as other types of sighthound across the UK.
The rescue was founded in January 2013 by Rachel Hayball and Danielle Waites and gained Charity status in June 2013.
Most of our dogs are placed in warm and loving foster homes where they are carefully assessed and, if needed, rehabilitated before rehoming, however we do also rent a few kennels for our dogs that have complex behavioural needs and are not yet ready to move into a foster home.Read More »
All Hounds First adopters complete the Dog’s BFF Course as part of the adoption process and the cost is covered the adoption donation. Here at Hounds First we feel that ALL dog owners and people that spend time with dogs should do it! Would you like to understand your dog better[…]Read More »
Did you know that dog training is an unregulated industry? Anyone can claim to be a dog trainer or behaviourist. They do not have to have experience or qualifications. This means that the dog trainer that you pick could be anyone. Google dog trainer, there are thousands and thousands of[…]Read More »
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[…]Read More »
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[…]Read More »