Greyhound Rescue Northeast is a small family run UK dog rescue based in the north east of England. Our goal is to provide temporary care and shelter for stray, abandoned and relinquished sight-hounds before placing them into forever loving homes. We have been re-homing greyhounds, lurchers, saluki's, the occasional whippet and every other breed of sighthound you can think of for over 20 years. We have successfully given thousands of dogs a second chance at life.
We are a very small team and the kennels are run by the charity founder.
Our team is made up entirely of volunteers who work tirelessly to make the charity a success.
We became a registered charity in 2009 and we are currently governed by 3 trustees. At any one time there can be between 20 and 30 dogs with us waiting for homes.
Registered charity number - 1131609
Who looks after the dogs?
Our dogs receive only the best care. As we are a very small animal rescue every member of the team is personally invested in the dogs who come to us and the dogs that are brought to our attention for re-homing.
Our kennel team, work directly with our dogs;
Care for the dog in kennels, and exercise them.
administer medical treatment
rehabilitating dogs to ensure they are ready to go to their new home,
assess the compatibility of dogs and potential homes,
advise people how to care for their dog(s),
support and advise people who are no longer able to care for their sighthound.
liaise with the racing industry to offer a positive destination to retired greyhounds
Work with other UK dog rescues.
The extended team
The others involved in the charity support with;
administration and promotional work.
We also have some really special people who foster dogs until their forever person/family comes along.
Of course no charity, Greyhound Rescue North East included, could run and function effectively without the support of the community. Thank you for being part of this.