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Kempton Park Meet and Greet raises over £1000

Kempton Park Meet and Greet raises over £1000

A big THANK YOU to everyone and their hounds who came to Kempton Park on the 21st October. We had an excellent day (with great weather, for once!) and raised over £1,000 in shop sales and the buckets. See you all back there on December […]

Stanley

Stanley

Stanley is a gorgeous lump of loveliness. His sweet greying face makes him appear older than his five years and he has not long been retired. Apparently he was a pretty good racer, but this doesn’t translate to a worrisome prey drive. I found he […]

A tribute to Dave Hall

A tribute to Dave Hall

On behalf of myself, all the staff, the Board of Trustees and all our friends at Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare, we were able to pay tribute to Dave Hall at his funeral yesterday. It is always a sad occasion when we say a final farewell to […]

Leeroy the star of This Morning TV on ITV

Leeroy the star of This Morning TV on ITV

Watch the video of Leeroy appearing as the star guest on This Morning TV.

100 Snuggle mats sold raising £1750

100 Snuggle mats sold raising £1750

Congratulations on the 100th snuffle mat being sold. This brings the total raised from Sharon Lucy Wells first making these for Mark Sherren to sell at ‘Surrey Pet Feeds’ to a fabulous £1.750. As it was Mark’s customers who have bought these, we thought it […]

Halloween Coffee Morning – Sunday 28th October

Halloween Coffee Morning – Sunday 28th October

Julie Higham and fellow volunteers will be putting on a Halloween coffee morning on Sunday 28th October at the kennels during normal walking hours (11am–2pm). There’ll be the usual coffee, tea and home baked cakes, as well as some other items on sale including knitted […]

Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare End of Season Party

Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare End of Season Party

We cannot thank everybody enough for turning out in force to our Supporters Party at the Kennels and to show respect for Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare’s fundraising legend, Dave Hall, who has sadly passed away and to whom our Party was dedicated. The good news is […]

Woking Meet and Greet

Woking Meet and Greet

On Saturday 28th September our volunteers led by Alex Benis brought their hounds — including kennel hounds Charlie, Jacob and Rio — out to Woking to meet the public. We had a great and very busy day with plenty of interest, thanks to the generous […]

Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare – Thank You Party

Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare – Thank You Party

From 1pm to 4pm at the kennels on Sunday September 30th. Everyone and their hounds welcome. We are holding a BBQ party for all our fabulous supporters who support us throughout the year come rain or shine, in whatever capacity, be it as fundraisers, homers, […]

A tribute to Dave Hall

A tribute to Dave Hall

On behalf of myself, all the staff and the Board of Trustees, I wish to pay a special tribute to WGW supporter, Dave Hall, who sadly, passed away over the weekend. A modest man who quite simply lived for his greyhounds and represented WGW at […]