2 weeks ago

Action for Greyhounds

Earlier this year AfG were made aware of a Lurcher being kept in a neglected state, chained in a ramshackle building. Later we were given a photo of the poor hound by a lady who was giving him food.
The lady was told " the dog was no good and unwanted and if she kept feeding him, she would have to take him".
She was not in a position to keep the hound, so arrangements were made for him to come to the care of AfG.
We first met this poor hound on June 21st which was the eve of the Summer Solstice which is how he was named Soli.
Over the weeks which followed in foster care, Soli slowly developed into the stunning hound he is today.
Shown here, the 1st photo is the one we were given which made us realise we had to take steps to save him, the 2nd photo is a current one.
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Earlier this year AfG were made aware of a Lurcher being kept in a neglected state, chained in a ramshackle building. Later we were given a photo of the poor hound by a lady who was giving him food.
The lady was told  the dog was no good and unwanted and if she kept feeding him, she would have to take him.
She was not in a position to keep the hound, so arrangements were made for him to come to the care of AfG.
We first met this poor hound on June 21st which was the eve of the Summer Solstice which is how he was named Soli.
Over the weeks which followed in foster care, Soli slowly developed into the stunning hound he is today.
Shown here, the 1st photo is the one we were given which made us realise we had to take steps to save him, the 2nd photo is a current one.Image attachment

 

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Well done.

Such a wonderful hapoy looking dog. Well done

Well done for giving him a chance and what a wonderful result x

Thank You πŸ™

He’s beautiful 😍

Has he got a loving forever home?

Respect for all you do πŸ’ž thank you all for caring so much xx

thank the lord for good people like you. These bad people will have to meet their maker at some time.

Beautiful boy! Thank you for being there for him.

Just beautiful xx

He's a handsome fella godbless u all for saving him

Beautiful and safe, brilliant

Thank you everyone who helped this wee soul. X

He's gorgeous x

Thank you for saving him xx

Thank you for all you do

Oh Wow; He's Beautiful,XXo

He actually looks like he’s having a laugh(in the good pic,of course)!! Thank You to everyone who brought him to this happy state & to the lady brave enough to face up to his rotten previous owner-KARMA, mate, KARMA

Has he got a forever home? Xx

Bless you for all the wonderful work you do x

Aww, you're very handsome Soli. 😍♥️♥️♥️😘😘😘

Can’t thank you enough for the great work you do. God bless. XX

Wow , what a fabulous transformation.... gorgeous xxβ€οΈπŸΎβ­οΈπŸ€—πŸ€πŸΆ

Poor Baby , so glad he was rescued he looks so happy now Thank You xxxx

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Another hound to come into AfGs care in October was little Oci, he was in the ' death row' section at a Romanian pound we were led to believe ( due to misinformation being circulated) that he was a male black Greyhound age 8. We had a foster home available so arrangements were made with a very dedicated Romanian rescue ' Happy Tails' to save him and get him here to his new life.We were very surprised when this little chap arrived ( obviously no Greyhound in him at all !!) never the less he did not deserve to be destroyed and purely by fate he came to AfG.
He was named Oci as he arrived to his foster home 1st October 2018 this delightfull little hound is so easy to fall in love with and he was quickly adopted by his foster dad.
This photo of dear Oci was taken today
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Another hound to come into AfGs care in October was little Oci, he was in the  death row section at a Romanian pound we were led to believe ( due to misinformation being circulated) that he was a male black Greyhound age 8. We had a foster home available so arrangements were made with a very dedicated Romanian  rescue  Happy Tails to save him and get him here to his new life.We were very surprised when this little chap arrived ( obviously no Greyhound in him at all !!) never the less he did not deserve to be destroyed and purely by fate he came to AfG.
He was named Oci as he arrived to his foster home 1st October 2018 this delightfull little hound is so easy to fall in love with and he was quickly adopted by his foster dad.
This photo of dear Oci was taken today

 

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Happy tails and our group were so happy that you kept him and he's settled with his dad

Beautiful boy.... Thank you for helping him, greyhound or not. Was clearly meant to be😍x

Thank you ........ no doggy ever deserves to die xx❀️🐾⭐️

Well done for helping him x

He has a greyhoundish longish nose 😊 so glad he is now safe and loved

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2 weeks ago

Action for Greyhounds

Blossom...settling in to her foster home loving carers, friendly hounds for company, fed on nourishing food, little and often to build her up gradualy. Learning to walk on a lead in between her hound friends, now starting to meet lots of people and dogs on her walks.. Truly a lucky little survivor. ... See MoreSee Less

Blossom...settling in to her foster home loving carers, friendly hounds for company, fed on nourishing food, little and often to build her up gradualy. Learning to walk on a lead in between her hound friends, now starting to meet lots of people and dogs on her walks.. Truly a lucky little survivor.Image attachment

2 weeks ago

Action for Greyhounds

This dear little Sighthound estimated at 18 months of age , is the latest needy hound to come into the care of Afg.
Thoroughly neglected and with an uncertain future in Romainia with no body fat on her tiny frame to survive much longer.
She now has a name...Blossom... and is settling in nicely with her very experienced, dedicated foster family with the company of 2 other rescued Sighthounds who are also helping her gain confidence daily and learn how to become a much loved member of the family and to experience, love, comfort, respect, happiness and adventure possibly for the first time in her life.
These photos were taken at her vet visit when she arrived to Afg.
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This cruelty must stop NOW

I hope this new year is so much better for all animals !

Sadly the cruelty and neglect never stops. I’m thankful for the few there is a better life through organisations like yours. Thankyou x

She is beautiful hope she finds the loving home she deserves xx

2019 will be a new year for the stopping of abuse on animals it has to stop devils work.

Good luck little Blossom and all your fur friends. You are now safe .Thank you all at AFG . Happy New Year xxxxβ€οΈπŸΎβ­οΈπŸ€πŸ€—πŸŽ‰πŸΆπŸ₯‚πŸŽˆπŸ˜πŸ˜˜

Sharred

Thank you

Well done rescuers

Happy and safe new year Blossom 🌸

Bless her I hope she finds a wonderful forever home soon x

Bless you biggest hugs for you πŸ’Ÿ you will be safe now πŸ’˜

Same xx

Get better soon dear Blossom. Xxx

Bless her πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™

Bless little heart.❀️

Aww bless her xxxx

Good luck blooms xxx

Thank You πŸ™

God Bless Blossom So Glad she s in a much better place xxc

How Can People Be So Cruel, To A Sweet Animal, Like That, So Sorry,

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3 weeks ago

Action for Greyhounds

Our last awareness/fundraising event for 2018 December 23rd at Jollyes Pet superstore, Norwich.
A grim drizzly day but very busy and due to the fantastic support of the management we were allocated a great place inside the store for the day to accommodate our accomanying hounds.
Fantastic support from the public and another chance to allow people to learn what amazing dogs Greyhounds are.
We were joined by foster Lurcher Soli who is still seeking his forever home and he very much enjoyed the day receiving ots of cuddles and loads of treats.
Also in the morning little Romanian rescue boy Oci, joined us.
Oci arrived in the care of Afg in October, he was on the ' Death Row' section in a Romanian shelter, due to some ' cross wires', we were led to believe he was an 8 year old black male Greyhound so we were very surprised when the little black and tan possibly Doberman/Terrier arrived.
A happy ending for Oci who is now adopted by his foster carer.
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3 weeks ago

Action for Greyhounds

Our last two awareness/fundraising events for 2018 were December 22nd and 23rd and followed on with the success and fantastic public support from our many dozens of events from this year.
Raising vital funds for our campaign work and enabling us to take into our care more needy hounds who would have had an uncertain future or simply had nowhere else to go and helping to promote Sighthounds as wonderful family pets also to help some othe local independent rescues so they may find foster and forever homes for some of their hounds allowing them space to save more.
Lucky to have had a dry mild day in the busy Norwich City centre with our charity stall on the Haymarket December 22nd.
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Our last two awareness/fundraising events for 2018  were December 22nd and 23rd and followed on with the success and fantastic public support from our many dozens of events from this year.
Raising vital funds for our campaign work and enabling us to take into our care more needy hounds who would have had an uncertain  future or simply had nowhere else to go and helping to promote Sighthounds as wonderful family pets also to help some othe local independent rescues so they may find foster and forever homes for some of their hounds allowing them space to save more.
Lucky to have had a dry mild day in the busy Norwich City centre with our charity stall on the Haymarket December 22nd.Image attachment

3 weeks ago

Action for Greyhounds

AfG had a very busy successful stall at the Norwich Vegan Fair December 16th at the amazing venue, St Andrews Hall, organised by Shena and friends from Pudz Animal Sanctuary, Lincolnshire.
It is so encouraging to see how Shenas and other vegan events are growing in support and popularity countrywide.
What a great way to spend a day in such a great atmosphere and among so many great people and see so many stalls highlighyting so many animal welfare/animal rights issues and promoting a cruelty free lifestyle.
Needless to say our accompanying rescued hounds were kept busy all day receiving constant fuss from visitors.
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1 month ago

Action for Greyhounds

AfG had a very successful 2 days at Wroxham, Norfolk December 6th and 7th with our collection/awareness events.
We are always meeting new people who have the oportunity to not only learn about the work and campaigning we do but to find out just what wonderful hounds our rescued Greyhounds and Lurchers are and how well they develop with proper care and rehabilitation, which often encourages people to consider adopting rather than byuying animals from breeders.
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AfG had a very successful 2 days at Wroxham, Norfolk December 6th and 7th with our collection/awareness events.
We are always meeting new people who have the oportunity to not only learn about the work and campaigning we do but to  find out just what wonderful hounds our rescued Greyhounds and Lurchers are and how well they develop with proper care and rehabilitation, which often encourages people to consider adopting rather than byuying animals from breeders.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Respect to you all 😍 for what you do πŸ’›

Well done xxx

Well done all x

Well done Annie & friends, including the furries x

2 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

As most of AfGs events are held outdoors and we are often acompanied by rescued and foster hounds we are reliant on dry mild weather, so we were once again lucky to have a lovely morning to have a stall at the Harford Bridges car boot sale Norwich on 25.11.18 ... See MoreSee Less

As most of AfGs events are held outdoors and we are often acompanied by rescued and foster hounds we are reliant on dry mild weather, so we were once again lucky to have a lovely morning to have a stall at the Harford Bridges car boot sale Norwich on 25.11.18Image attachment

 

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Respect to you all πŸ‘ orsome people who care about greyhounds ❀

such caring people ,fantastic greyhounds

2 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

AfG were kindly invited by activities manager Naomi to take some of our rescued Greyhounds to brighten up the morning for residents at Woodstock Care Home in Dereham, Norfolk.
The lovely hounds of course benefited greatly from the 1 hour visit from constantly being stroked, given treats and being told how gorgeous they are.
The home has a lovely atmosphere and we were all made so welcome by the friendly staff and had positive feedback from the residents.
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AfG were kindly invited by activities manager Naomi to take some of our rescued Greyhounds to brighten up the morning for residents at Woodstock Care Home in Dereham, Norfolk.
The lovely hounds of course benefited greatly from the 1 hour visit from constantly being stroked, given treats and being told how gorgeous  they are.
The home has a lovely atmosphere and we were all made so welcome by the friendly staff and had positive feedback from the residents.

 

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Great, this should be done more to benefit both residents and the dogs.πŸ’•

Well done!! I have 2 beauties myself!!!! Xxx

Brilliant idea. X

They Are Wonderful Dog's, I Had One, Their So Loving, And Gentle, There's So Many People

Brilliant.

πŸ’—wonderful! Well done πŸ™‚

Wonderful they are wonderful dogs. Ive seen them visit a dementia home

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2 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Due to an amazingly dry mild day for mid November, Afg had a very busy and successful day with our charity stall in Norwich City centre on November 17th with accompanying hounds who enjoyed the constant attentionsion they received throughout the day. Our foster Lurcher Soli joined us for most of the day and it was great to see him settle in with the other hounds and join in for lots of fuss. We met lots of people and heard their stories of their rescued Greyhounds and other animals and many more people took interest in our campaign work and learnt about fostering and adopting.Further along the street there was the 'Cube of Truth' event so even more animal rights awareness raised in the busy City today. ... See MoreSee Less

Due to an amazingly dry mild day for mid November, Afg had a very busy and successful day with our charity stall in Norwich City centre on November 17th with accompanying hounds who enjoyed the constant attentionsion they received throughout the day. Our foster Lurcher Soli joined us for most of the day and it was great to see him settle in with the other hounds and join in for lots of fuss. We met lots of people and heard their stories of their rescued Greyhounds and other animals and many more people took interest in our campaign work and learnt about fostering and adopting.Further along the street there was the Cube of Truth event so even more animal rights awareness raised in the busy City today.Image attachment

 

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Brilliant and well done x

Respect to you all 😍 for what you do πŸ’ž thank you all for caring x

Keep up the good work!!!

2 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Beautiful AfG Lurcher Soli, going from strength to strength in his foster home, it's hard to beleive this is the same hound who came into our care 4 months ago after living a life of neglect, confined to a shed with an isolated existance. Now he has the company of another rescued hound and experiences fun and freedom every day.
He is waiting for his special forever home.
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Beautiful AfG Lurcher Soli, going from strength to strength in his foster home, its hard to beleive this is the same hound who came into our care 4 months ago after living a life of neglect, confined to a shed with an isolated existance. Now he has the company of another rescued hound and experiences fun and freedom every day.
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Lovely boy, I only wish we could have him, they all deserve a good home, bless em,,

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BEAUTIFUL DOG, GOOD LUCK TO HIM

hank God for people like you.

Bless him I hope he finds his forever home soon x

He is a beautiful dog and so glad he was saved from his miserable life. Xx πŸ•πŸ˜˜

I am told, by someone who adopted many, that they make amazing pets. I already have 2 rescues

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Beautiful dog

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2 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Kennels now taken over by Celia Cross Greyhound Rescue, this dreadful place was until recently a licenced racing Greyhound kennels, passed as acceptable housing for racing Greyhounds by the GBGB (Greyhound Board of Great Britain) the self governed industry governing body...how many more kennels have they passed as suitable !? this will surely not be an isolated case.

CELIA CROSS GREYHOUND TRUST
🀒🀒Just one of the blocks of kennels.
This was an active working greyhound racing kennels up until the weekend, when they moved to new premises after allowing this kennels that was refurbished in 2012 get into squalid disrepair.
Tony Taylor & the GBGB you should be ashamed of yourselves.
The land and Kennels is now under ownership of CCGT. NEVER will any hound suffer these condition on this site again.
We are just devastated for other hounds that may be housed in similar conditions all over the country.
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I bet it’s like local councils ,all dodgy handshakes and a fat brown envelope handed over ,money talks 😑

What a disgusting mess to think people can allow this yo happen it's a disgrace

sad hope they pay for their uncaring

Disgusting surely the RSPCA have not seen this if so sack the lot

Makes me so angry , how can they possibly pass a place like that ! Absolutely disgusting

Why are people so cruel ...???

That's awfull how did they pass a place like that

😑😑😑😑😑😑😑🀬🀬🀬🀬🀬🀬🀬🀬🀬

Where was this?

Disgusting! Where is the RSPCA? Although I don't agree with horse racing, at least they have good living conditions and are treated well.

Diabolical Disgrace πŸ˜”πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‘

All for money !!!! god forbid if they made the human race live in it

How sad that people who race greyhounds would expect them to live like this . These kennels should be randomly checked by a governing body that has nothing to do with racing or better still ban all racing that effects animals

Dion Anthony McVey

That’s horrific conditions... poor babies 😑😑😑😑

People wouldnt live in these conditions

Absolutely terrible cruelty poor greyhounds they do not deserve this treatment xxmaryxx

Omg, my heart breaks 😑😑😑😑

They moved to new premises?

Rspca prosecute them.

😑😑😑

Absoluty shocking conditions they need locking away

OMG this place is disgusting. Thank you for taking it over and changing it.

That is an utter disgrace, not even fit for vermin.

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2 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

An unusualy mild day for November 4th, enabling AfG to have a very successful awareness/fundraising stall at the car boot at Harford Bridges park and ride site in Norwich. ... See MoreSee Less

An unusualy mild day for November 4th, enabling AfG to have a very successful awareness/fundraising stall at the car boot at Harford Bridges park and ride site in Norwich.Image attachment

 

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Well done. Amazing people x

Was lovely to see you all,bless you for all you do. XxBonnie sends big fur Hug!xxxx

Gorgeous dogs , so placid , good luck.

2 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Nottingham Animal Rights include campaigning against Greyhound racing among their other animal rights campaign awareness events, including holding awareness protests every other Friday evening outside the local Colwick Greyhound track.
If you live in or near Nottingham and would like to get involved you can visit them on their outreach stall the 1st Saturday of each month at Nottingham vegan market.
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Nottingham Animal Rights include campaigning against Greyhound racing among their other animal rights campaign awareness events, including holding awareness protests every other Friday evening outside the local Colwick Greyhound track.
If you live in or near Nottingham and would like to get involved you can visit them on their outreach stall the 1st Saturday of each month at Nottingham vegan market.

 

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3 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Another amazing day for AfG with our fundraising/awareness day in Norwich City Centre 20.10.18, lovely weather for our accompanying hounds who lap up all the attention they receive from their ever growing public fan club.
We were joined for a short while today by 2 new AfG foster hounds Oci and Pearl with their foster carers
It is great to be able to show so many people just what wonderful dogs Greyhounds and other Sighthounds are.
As well as receiving an awareness leaflet, youngsters also are given one of AfGs awareness button badges allowing them to raise further awareness when they wear them, so important to educate the younger generation.
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Great respect to you all for the absolutely amazing work you do x The dogs are just beautiful and look fantastic in their lovely knitted coats ❀️x

Respect to you all 😍 for what you do πŸ’ž

Well done all. The dogs look very cute and cared for by you x

That’s brilliant good job there are kind people left in this world, my respect goes to all the volunteers.

3 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

We had a very busy, succesful stall at Ipswich Vegan Fair Sunday October 14th.
Another fantastic event orgainised by Sheena and friends from Pudz Animal Sanctuary. Over 2 floors with so many stalls covering so many animal rights issues, great food guest speakers and great music.
So nice to spend the day among so many like minded people.
Our stall had something for everyone, with our ever growing unique merchandise and so many other great items kindly donated to us to raise funds as well as being able to raise awareness of our campign and issuing lots of our information leaflets.
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It was a great day x

I. LOVE. THIS. I. LOVE. ALL. CATS. DOGS.

Hello! I got two jumpers from you for my sphynx cats, and I wanted to let you know the sizes (10" and 12") were perfect! Just right for them to have lots of movement and be comfortable. They are by far the best jumpers they have. I would love to also keep buying their jumpers from here to support this wonderful cause. How do I go by buying more and assure it's the exact same size? Thank you.

Well done all x

3 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

WARNING... This film contains upsetting images of Greyhounds in distress, suffering and injured due to abuse.
Once again...yet anoither exposure of hundreds of Greyhounds being used for their blood.
These beautiful innocent hounds have every last peice of their lives taken from them.

PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)
BREAKING: Around 200 greyhounds discarded by the racing industry, many stressed and sick, were found in this canine blood “bank” where they were bled and kept in tiny crates and rusty kennels.

And Hemopet claims to be a “rescue” 😑
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Omg the human race never fails to horrify me

So evil & barbaric Why isnt this being stopoed & racing banned These are gentle living creatures for gods sake

Heartbreaking greyhound racing should be banned.The terrible things some scum do for greed😑😑😑😑😑😑😑😑

This is heartbreaking humans are greedy sick and evil. No regards for any animal just money and more money. Disgraceful

Heartbreaking to see these loving beautiful dogs treated so badly Barbaric cruelty

I can't watch the videos but why are these monsters so evil

I saw this a few weeks ago - ad have not stopped thinking about it since. Barbaric.

Some people dont deserve the air they breath

Breaks my heart so sad there just money making machines for those heartless scum ban greyhound racing it barbaric

Barbaric and so unnecessary.. Human beings at their worst again! Hope this facility was closed down?

Omg i'm raging!!!!!!! Hounds are so abused it's disgusting

Disgusting, why is it always the poor greyhounds who are exploited these poor animals are wonderful pets and are so placid, they just don't deserve this sickening behaviour towards them

Heart dropping, stressful to see these poor dogs living in these conditions and what they are being used for.......SICKENING!!!

Never heard of this before, why is it allowed 😠

The greyhound industry must be shut down. The greed of gambling people is just unbelievable. Hope the day comes where those people have to run for money! 😑

So dreadful, just wish something could be done to stop these evil people

authorities urgently need act and close them down and rescue these poor dogs from their horrible existance how people can work there when its plain to see they are suffering they want locking up in the same cages so they can feel pain.

So many seeds of Satan walking πŸ‘ΏπŸ‘Ώ would love to do the same to them vile slugs and their family’s .

I'm not viewing this video. That's upsetting enough already.

is this still happening there. Has anything been done to stop this place.

Another example of exploitation of the vulnerable. SHAME ON YOU HEMOPET!😠

Jail & shame all who work there so all know what evil creatures they are

Quelle honte !!!! Mais quelle honte pour l'être humain !!!!! Toutes les courses d'animaux doivent être bannies !!!! Il faut interdire le pari d'argent sur les animaux !!!!! C'est la seule solution !!!! Alors !!!! A quand la loi ????????

Heart breaking we rescued a greyhound and a lurcher they are our babies. I couldn't watch anymore of the video so upsetting.

Greed for money, then placed on the scrap heap. Humans appalling behaviour. Ashamed . πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”

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3 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

The time is getting closer for the Canidrome Greyhounds to finaly find their forever homes across the world.
This film highlights the stages of the campaign across the past 7 years, the investigations, the exposures the obstacles which had to be overcome until the track finaly closed this July.Meeting the wefare needs of the 500+ Greyhounds who all need to be brought to good health then the massive task of orrganising their rescue and transport arrangements.It is hoped this will be acheived by early 2019.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGuycQ2Cgfk&feature=shareLa visita di Pet Levrieri al Canidrome di Macau, settembre 2018 sottotitoli disponibili in italiano e inglese Subtitles in Italian or English Seguici su Webs...
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Please help them!

Come on get homes these loves

3 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

A few weeks ago, AfG were made aware of a ' Death Row ' dog in a Romanian pound ' very near his ' distruction ' date.
We saw a head and shoulders photo with the information that he was a black, male Greyhound of 8 years old.
We did suggest he did not look like a pure Greyhound but must be crossed with another large breed.
There was no interest shown for a large middle aged black male and as AfG had a suitable foster home available for him, we agreed to take him into our care.
Due to the dedication of Happy Tails Rescue, Romania, they were able to fund the cost of saving him from destruction.
It was unbeknown to the rescue that information had been put out that he was a Greyhound.
Imagine our surprise when this little chap arrived to his foster home in Norfolk on Ocober 1st.
A small cross breed black with tan markings, with no hint of Greyhound in him
At first we thought there had been a mix up between dogs being dropped to their destinations, but no....this was indeed our lad ( listed as large black male age 8).But regardless of all above, this dear little hounds life was saved and he soon settled into his foster home and is absolutely besotted with his foster carer.
Recently he has been joined by another foster hound and both are good friends.
He is the sweetest hound you could meet, we have named him OCI as he arrived to his new life on October 1st.
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A few weeks ago, AfG were made aware of a  Death Row  dog in a Romanian pound  very near his  distruction  date.
We saw a head and shoulders photo with the information that he was a black, male Greyhound of 8 years old.
We did suggest he did not look like a pure Greyhound but must be crossed with another large breed.
There was no interest shown for a large middle aged black male and as AfG had a suitable foster home available for him, we agreed to take him into our care.
Due to the dedication of Happy Tails Rescue, Romania, they were able to fund the cost of saving him from destruction.
It was unbeknown to the rescue that information had been put out that he was a Greyhound.
Imagine our surprise when this little chap arrived to his foster home in Norfolk on Ocober 1st.
A small cross breed black with tan markings, with no hint of Greyhound in him
At first we thought there had been a mix up between dogs being dropped to their destinations, but no....this was indeed our lad ( listed as large black male age 8).But  regardless of all above, this dear little hounds life was saved and he soon settled into his foster home and is absolutely besotted with his foster carer.
Recently he has been joined by another foster hound and both are good friends.
He is the sweetest hound you could meet, we have named him OCI as he arrived to his new life on October 1st.Image attachment

 

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He is beautiful

So great to read,love happy endings,thanks to all who rescue n rehome

Bless his little heart xxxxxβ€οΈπŸΎβ­οΈπŸ€—πŸΆ

Thankyou a million times he's a beautiful dog and deserved a loving home

He certainly is a beautiful dog . XxπŸ•πŸΎπŸ˜€

He’s very handsome πŸ’•

So pleased he has a home beautiful boy.xx

Love you OC1 xx

What a dear little chap xx

He looks quite senior with his white muzzle

has he a home ?

what a beautiful dog

Thank you πŸ˜€πŸ‘β€οΈπŸΊπŸΎπŸ˜‚πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’πŸŒž

On behalf of all animal lovers, thank you so much. He so deserves a loving home. Xx

OMG Annie didn`t realise he was from Happy Tails. Madalina is lovely support her 100% x

Beautiful x you are all amazing ❀️x

Beautiful thank you

Bless himπŸΎπŸΎπŸ’•πŸ’•xxx

All dogs deserve a loving home regardless of breed

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3 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

We had a lovely day for our last event of September, with our awareness/fundraising day at Jollyes Pet Superstore, Norwich 30.09.18. We have a great area allocated outside the store when the weather is nice to accomodate accompanying hounds. We had some enquiries regarding foster and adoption and issued dozens of our awareness leaflets. ... See MoreSee Less

We had a lovely day for our last event of September, with our awareness/fundraising day at Jollyes Pet Superstore, Norwich 30.09.18. We have a great area allocated outside the store when the weather is nice to accomodate accompanying hounds. We had some enquiries regarding foster and adoption and issued dozens of our awareness leaflets.

 

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Could you possibly send me a pattern please and I will knit in my spare time x

Well done.

love the coats my blue whippet could do with one of these any idea where I can get one from?

4 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

The weather was once again kind to us making our awareness day/street collection in Norwich on Saturday Sept 22nd a great success, with hundreds of leaflets distributed and meeting lots of regular supporters, as well as many members of the public who were newly aware of AfG. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Thank you all for the work you are doing XXX XXX

They have wonderful temperament s I adopted mine yesterday and what a joy sheis!

Respect to you all πŸ‘ this is orsome 😍

4 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Thank you William, for these photos you took of all the happy people and hounds from AfGs visit to Thomas Tawell House, Norwich, residential home for the elderly, visualy impaired on September 5th 2018. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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How lovely. Dogs should be taken in more often especially beautiful greyhounds x

My greyhound loved visiting the aged people's homes as she usually got custard cream biscuits. They were her favourites and the elderly loved seeing her

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Beautiful to see this Lovely hound socialising with these sick people. Xx. πŸ˜˜πŸ˜˜πŸ•

Just lovely. x

Such gentle dogs.

Wonderful

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4 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Another lovely day and a very busy Norwich City centre for AfGs charity stall on 15th September with many bargains of all sorts and an array of our own merchandise.
Our beautiful accompanying hounds receiving lots of attention throughout the day whilst making people aware of what fantastic dogs they are
A short distance from our stall was the Cube of Truth event exposing the horrors of factory farming and animal slaughter houses etc So a really good day for animal welfare and protection awareness.
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They Are Beautiful Dog's, I've Got One, The Sooner Greyhound Racing Is Stope, The Better, Their So Mistreated, And All For What, M O N E Y,!!! So Sad.And Horrific,!!

You are all wonderful trying to stop this cruel sport.

God bless you all for everything you do...x

Respect to you all 😍 for what you do πŸ’ž thank you all

4 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Great promotion for AfGs 2019 calendar, the hounds and the campaign, when AfG were invited for an interview with Thats TV Norfolk on September 12th.
Aired every hour on Friday 14th and all over the weekend.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvU93-A1D3cAction For Greyhounds is a non-profit making organisation which is dedicated to the welfare of greyhounds. The organisation aims to raise awareness about the...
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4 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Another busy AfG stall on 09.09.18 at the annual Funday and Dog Show in the beautiful grounds of Catton Park, Norwich.
Our stall was very popular with all vistors as there was something of interest for everyone.
We were joined by some of our adopted hounds and our 2 foster hounds, Greyhound Mervin and Lurcher Soli, who had a great oportunity to enjoy more interaction with people and various other dog breeds.
We had our cuddly toy tombola and our ' speciality ' dog tombola of dog food, treats and toys, with none to take home at the end.
Also our ever growing and popular selection of merchandise including our vast selection of hand crafted hound knitwear.
Lots of interest from people about our campaign and of fostering and adopting so lots of leaflets were distributed.
After battling with the wind first thing, we enjoyed a very mild pleasant day, which made the event so successful.
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Love these dogs

I had a Black Irish girl. Racing name Hargleslarg. Lost her just before Christmas. What saddens me is that the “black” dogs take longer to rehome. They’re beautiful & gleam like velvet. πŸ˜πŸŒˆπŸΎπŸ•

4 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

On September 5th, AfG were kindly invited with some of our rescued Greyhounds to visit Thomas Tawell House, Norwich, Home for elderly visualy impaired.
We spent over one hour with the event being enjoyed equaly by residents, visitors, staff and Greyhounds.
Lots of questions were asked about how each hound had become unwanted and how they came into our care etc.
Zen wanted to sit on everyones lap, while Wilfred took every opportunity to have a good lean on someone and greedy girls Lacey and Itzy showed most interest in the doggy treats on offer.Each hound took the treats very gently from each residents hand... More photos of the event to follow.
All commented on how gentle and friendly the hounds were and they acheived smiling faces all around.
After the event we went off to a photo shoot with the hounds for a near future AfG project.
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On September 5th, AfG were kindly invited with some of our rescued Greyhounds to visit Thomas Tawell House, Norwich, Home for elderly visualy impaired.
We spent over one hour with the event being enjoyed  equaly by residents, visitors, staff and Greyhounds.
Lots of questions were asked about how each hound had become unwanted and how they came into our care etc.
Zen wanted to sit on everyones lap, while Wilfred took every opportunity to have a good lean on someone and greedy girls Lacey and Itzy showed most interest in the doggy treats on offer.Each hound took the treats very gently from each residents hand... More photos of the event to follow.
All commented on how gentle and friendly the hounds were and they  acheived smiling faces all around.
After the event we went off to a photo shoot with the hounds for a near future AfG project.Image attachment

 

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How lovely. I used to take my black boy Sean to a nursing home (Pets as Therapy) for six years. Yes they loved him but he used to like finding any dropped biscuits and once grabbed a bun from a very wide armchair. He provided lots of love and is still missed by the staff there.

I used to take my late greyhound into yo treat red people's homes and they loved her but she loved them more as she was spoilt with biscuits. Custard creams were her favourite

4 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Another busy AfG stall at Sprowston car boot sale Sunday September 2nd. We always know which side to set up at each location to be in the shade in warm weather but not on cooler days. ... See MoreSee Less

 

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It is time this sport was abolished the dog gets no benefits out of racing and when they are finished with it they just get rid.

Respect to you all 😍 for what you do πŸ’ž thank you all

4 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Another busy weekend for AfG with our stalls at 2 of Norfolks car boot sales.
Saturday 1st September our first stall this year at Aylsham late start car boot and meeting many new people, so a great opportunity to raise awareness of our campaign etc to even more people.
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Another busy weekend for AfG with our stalls at 2 of Norfolks car boot sales.
Saturday 1st September our first stall this year at Aylsham late start car boot and meeting many new people, so a great opportunity to raise awareness of our campaign etc to even more people.Image attachment

5 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Another busy day today for AfG back at Arminghall car boot sale near Norwich.
Supported by regular locals as well as holliday makers from acrosss the country.
We were joined today by recently rescued young greyhound Cassie with her proud adopter she soon settled with the other hounds, we just managed to get a photo of them all together.
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Another busy day today for AfG back at Arminghall car boot sale near Norwich.
Supported by regular locals as well as holliday makers from acrosss the country.
We were joined today by recently rescued young greyhound Cassie with her proud adopter she soon settled with the other hounds, we just managed to get a photo of them all together.

 

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Well done, hope you did well x

Hope You Did Well,!! Such a Good Corse,!!

5 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

As it is a bank holliday weekend AfG had an extra busy awareness/fundraising day at Jollyes Pet Superstore, Norwich August 25th.
Accompanied during the day by some of our beautiful foster and adopted hounds who enjoyed all the attention they received from visitors.
It is so nice for people to see what wonderful dogs greyhounds and lurchers are.
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Adopting a greyhound very soon, Doreen will be ours in the next couple of weeks hooray!

They are so gentle calm & loving.

Fantastic dogs !!

5 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

AfG do not often get the opportunity to hold weekday events but were able to last week.
So taking advantage of the beautiful weather, the busy holiday season and having so many quality items donated for us to sell, as well as our own very popular merchandise.We had a great stall at the East Runton car boot sale next to Cromer on the Norfolk coast Tuesday August 21st and was great to catch up again with some of the other stall holders and local visitors and on Wednesday 22nd a stall at Arminghall giant car boot sale near Norwich.
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Well done AFG!

5 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Another busy morning on Sunday August 19th with so many weekend car boot sales to chose from round Norfolk and Suffolk we chose Sprowston.
A lady especially visited our stall with some good news, she had spoken to us at an earlier event with concern that some of her work colleagues were considering planing a social event at the local greyhound track and asked if she could have some of our leaflets, after she distributed some at her workplace we were thrilled to hear the group had made the decision not to plan the event.
We have been meeting a lot of holiday makers this Summer at our many events so are able to raise awareness further afield.
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Another busy morning on Sunday August 19th  with so many weekend car boot sales to chose from round Norfolk and Suffolk we chose Sprowston.
A lady especially visited our stall with some good news, she had spoken to us at an earlier event with concern that some of her work colleagues were considering planing a social event at the local greyhound track and asked if she could have some of our leaflets, after she distributed some at her workplace we were thrilled to hear the group had made the decision not to plan the event.
We have been meeting a lot of holiday makers this Summer at our many events so are able to raise awareness further afield.Image attachment

 

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Love to see these beautiful hounds just lazing about x

beautiful greyhounds!

5 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

AfG foster greyhound Mervin loves the company of the other sighthounds who always make him welcome at our events.
Dear Mervin came to us lame, with injuries ( presumed to have been caused by being raced too young and too hard) last week he also had a deep rooted corn removed under sedation by our vet..hence the big bandage. Already he is more comfortable on the foot.
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AfG foster greyhound Mervin loves the company of the other sighthounds who always make him welcome at our events.
Dear Mervin came to us lame, with injuries ( presumed to have been caused by being raced too young and too hard) last week he also had a deep rooted corn removed under sedation by our vet..hence the big bandage. Already he is more comfortable on the foot.Image attachment

 

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Racing should be banned. Total cruelty by greedy Inhumans.

I hope he gets better so he can run and play it is So sad what these dogs have gone through my Heart goes out to them they make great pets and Give so much live and joy in your home xx

Beautiful dogs πŸ•

Hope he gets better soon. Nice to know he is safe with you. Thanks for taking such good care of him. Big hugs xxx

Stop use them for make a money!!!!!πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”

Feel better soon xxβ€οΈπŸΎβ­οΈπŸ€πŸ˜˜

Beautiful πŸ€“

I hope he’s better soon thank you for all the wonderful work you do. πŸ•πŸ•

He’s lovely xxx

Oh Wow, My Grey Hound, Has Two Corns, One On Each Foot, And They Said If They Operated, They'd Have To Take A Nail Away As Well, I'm Giving Her Strong Pain Killer's At The Moment,!!!!

Yes we hope he can only run for pleasure 😁😁😁😁😁

ONLY FOR PLEASURE πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Gorgeous xx

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5 months ago

Action for Greyhounds

Another busy weekend of awareness and fundraising for AfG.
Saturday we had an awareness day with street collection in Norwich.
We had a small batch of promotional AfG 2019 calendars which all sold out, the large batch of calendars should be out for sale by the end of this week.
We met a family from Australia visiting relatives in Norfolk, they have a rescue Whippet and when they return to Oz they are going to adopt an unwanted racing greyhound, they discussed with us the problems with unwanted greyhounds in Australia and how the Government have let Greyhounds down by backing out of the ban on racing, they showed great interest in our campaign purchased a calendar and some of our awareness leaflets to take home with them.
We were joined by foster hounds Mervin and Soli who enjoyed the company of the other hounds and the attention from so many people.
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Another busy weekend of awareness and fundraising for AfG.
Saturday we had an awareness day with street collection in Norwich.
We had a small batch of promotional AfG 2019 calendars which all sold out, the large batch of calendars should be out for sale by the end of this week.
We met a family from Australia visiting relatives in Norfolk, they have a rescue Whippet and when they return to Oz they are going to adopt an unwanted racing greyhound, they discussed with us the problems with unwanted greyhounds in Australia and how the Government have let Greyhounds down by backing out of the ban on racing, they showed great interest in our campaign  purchased a calendar and some of our awareness leaflets to take home with them.
We were joined by foster hounds Mervin and Soli who enjoyed the company of the other hounds and the attention from so many people.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Well done , Cheers for the Greys ..... xx❀️🐾⭐️

Brilliant work , well done πŸ‘πŸ‘

Well done. Keep up the good work.

It's So Wonderful Seeing People, Doing Things For Grey Hounds, Their Such a Lovely , Gentle, Dog They Ask For Nothing.And So Good For The Elderly, I Have One, Love Her To Bit's,!!!

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