Foster Report on Tank

Read the foster report here.

His name says it all. This striking lad loves life, loves everybody and would just love to leave kennel life behind him. Not one for the frail or faint hearted though, he's strong and will need an experienced home to help him understand that not every dog he meets looks like a greyhound.

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It's time to paint the town red ...  kennels white

It's that time of year again and any time now we will be doing our best to give the kennels a lick of paint before our Birthday Bash on Sunday 9th April. Labour is free but we do need gallons of paint to make this task possible.

So if anyone could donate some white or black outdoor masonry paint or some white eggshell paint, or white or black satin paint for exterior wood/metal that would be brilliant. No half empty tins though as everyone will tell you this tips me over the edge! If in doubt then please call and check with the kennels. Thank you, Denise.

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Selected upcoming events - all events here

Saturday 1st April - Quiz Night - Ashford, Middlesex

We are arranging a Quiz Night in aid of Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare on Saturday, 1st April at St. Michael's Church Hall, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 2QD (the usual place for those who've attended previously). Doors open 7.00pm for a 7.30 start.

The theme this year will be English Night (well we've had Italian, American, Welsh and French nights). The meal will probably be M & S sandwiches, pork and apple pie or quiche with pickles, Victoria sponge and tea and coffee plus nibbles, all for a ticket price of £10. Fancy dress is optional! There will also be a raffle. Bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Teams can be any number (within reason) and if you want to come as an individual or couple we will be able to fit you into a team, probably with people you know. Bookings to johnhigham1@live.co.uk Let us know how many vegetarians are in the team (not vital but we just need a rough idea).

Always a brilliant and very popular evening - so book early and don't miss out.


Sunday 9th April - WGW Birthday Bash at the kennels

From 1pm to 4pm. Lots of stalls and excellent company guaranteed, especially if you bring your greyhound with you.

Phylly from greytcoats will be running a stall so come along and treat your hound to a new fleece coat.

All welcome.

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Please consider using Gift Aid when donating. 

This means that for every £1 you donate, we can reclaim an additional 25p from HMRC.

Please send you Gift Aid forms to the kennels:

Burhill Kennels, Turners Lane,
Hersham, Surrey. KT12 4AW.

More details here.

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Greytcoats

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Hand Made Hound Coats

Hound Help

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Raise funds while you shop

Hersham Hounds has recently partnered with Savoo.co.uk on a new and exciting fundraising project.

Every time you use Savoo, you can be donating to us by either searching online, or using their voucher codes & deals to save money.

Annette Crosbie - Patron of WGW Annette Crosbie - Patron of WGW

 Burhill Kennels, Turners Lane, Hersham, Surrey. KT12 4AW. Tel: 01932 224 918

Opening Times are from 11am to 2pm each day

To get to the kennels - Google Map

Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare is an independent charity devoted to caring for retired racing greyhounds and finding them homes. We are self-funding and rely on the kindness and generosity of our supporters and the general public.

We care for approximately 80 greyhounds at our kennels in Hersham, and the majority of these are gifted into us by their owners or trainers once their racing days are over so that they have the opportunity to experience life as a family pet.

We actively promote the fact that greyhounds make wonderful pets and adapt to life after racing very well. Enjoy your trip round our website but better still come to our kennels and meet the stars of this particular show.

 

Donate

 Please consider using Gift Aid when donating.

Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare, being a charity in its own right, is now able to claim Gift Aid on all donations.

This means that for every £1 you donate, we can reclaim an additional 25p from HMRC.

Other ways to Help

Other ways to donate

Easyfundraising

Shop online @ EasyFundRaising 

(Read the WGW guide to EasyFundRaising).

Recycling 

Bring your old mobile phones and ink cartridges to the kennels for recycling to raise funds for WGW

More Ways to Donate

JustTextGiving

Text WOOF04 £10 to 70070

JustGiving

Donate Online at JustGiving

eBay - WGW Guide to raising funds via eBay 

musicMagpie - Recycle you unwanted CDs and DVDs