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Hounds needing homes And Foster Homes...

"HELP!! HELP!!! HELP!!!" WE DESPERATELY NEED FOSTER HOMES FOR DOGS COMING IN. WE DO NOT RUN KENNEL FACILITIES AND RELY ON FOSTERS FOR THE DOGS. WE WILL GIVE ALL FOSTERS FULL RESCUE BACK-UP AND ALL VETS BILLS ARE COVERED DIRECTLY WITH VETS. ALL SLR DOGS MUST BE HOUSED INDOORS AND TREATED AS PART OF THE FAMILY. IF YOU FEEL YOU COULD OFFER TO FOSTER FOR US PLEASE GET IN TOUCH. Jenny - 07940 555 574 or email jenny@southernlurcherrescue.org.uk - FOSTERS NEEDED IN ALL SOUTH AND SOUTH EAST AND WEST COUNTIES. Please note that while we try to keep this page updated with all the latest information on each dog, it may not always be one hundred per cent current.UP TO DATE CURRENT HOUNDS CAN BE FOUND ON THE MESSAGE BOARD IN "SLR DOGS NEEDING HOMES" If in doubt, please get in touch.

Other homeless hounds

Please click on the message board link down the left-hand side of this page to see all the other homeless hounds we are trying to help into homes. This link will take you to the Southern Lurcher Rescue forums.http://mimsmum.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=helping

Adoption Application Form

  • For a copy of the adoption application form, which can take up to 15 seconds to download, click here. Please don't apply if you don't have secure 6' fencing, are at home at least part time for older dogs and home mostly for pups. We DO NOT rehome our dogs to anyone who would not house them indoors as part of the family. Our contracts state you must not leave dogs tied up or in cars, must vaccinate yearly, must insure your dogs.
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    All measurements are to the shoulder.

    SCOOBY - Little whippet youngster. A YEAR IN FOSTER.. (NOT CAT FRIENDLY) NOBODY WANTS ME!!!!!!(HOMECHECK PENDING)

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    WHIPPET X LURCHER 23""

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. PLEASE DON'T OVERLOOK HIM.... PLEASE READ HIS THREAD..... SCOOBY IS BEING FOSTERED ON THE ISLE OF WIGHT. THIS IS HOW HE LOOKS NOW BUT READ HIS THREAD AND SEE HOW HE DID LOOK WHEN HE ARRIVED AT THE RESCUE. POOR MITE. SEE HOW HE HAS COME ON... GORGEOUS.. HIS THREAD GOES INTO SEVERAL PAGES. Little Scooby was brought in from holding kennels. He is being fostered on the Isle of Wight along with two female Lurchers, and three children. He is house-trained, good with children. Scooby was on death row, as his time was up, but because we had offered space he was spared. He has now been in foster for 15 months. Scooby is neutered. He was reactive on lead with male dogs and we are working on this. UPDATE ON THAT. SCOOBY HAS ATTENDED A TWO WEEK BEHAVIOURAL COURSE WITH DOG BEHAVIOURIST STEVE MANN in Hertfordshire, and things are good, going well with on lead walks. WE DID THINK WE HAD A NEW HOME FOR HIM, BUT THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE FAMILY HAVE CHANGED AND POOR SCOOBY IS STILL LOOKING. HE IS SO LOVABLE WITH HIS HUMANS AND DOGGIE FRIENDS HE KNOWS. We do not rehome young dogs to anyone who works more than 4 hours daily, or shift workers. scooby is loving, loyal and obedient indoors, it's just his socialization with other male dogs that needs working on. We want the very best for the dogs in our care. For more info please phone or email the contact above. This Rescue does strict homechecks and even takes up Vet references.

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  • CHARLIE - SALUKI X LURCHER. SO LOVING.. APPROX 15 months. FRIENDLY. (NOT CAT FRIENDLY) (APPLICATIONS OPEN).

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    Happy and loving. 25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. FOSTERED IN POOLE. DORSET. Charlie came out of holding kennels, so absolutely no known history on this lad. He is a beautiful boy who loves to play. He loves peoople of all sizes and dogs of all sizes. GSD's do worry him though. Fostered with one male lurcher and one female. He was neutered today and will be ready for his new home shortly. Charlie is house-trained. We think Charley would be happier rehomed with another dog in teh home. We do not rehome dogs to anyone who works out of the home full time. I'm afraid due to past experiences, we do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • DYLAN AND BAILEY. 6 YEAR OLD LARGE WHIPPETS. VERY FRIENDLY. (NOT CAT FRIENDLY) (RESERVED).

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    Two very close siblings 23 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. CURRENTLY IN HAMPSHIRE. Bailey and Dylan are looking for a new home together. Both neutered and all vaxes up to date. Their relinquishing owner has to change homes and is unable to be with them as she should be and feels it is not fair to leave them for long periods. We do not rehome dogs to anyone who works out of the home full time. I'm afraid due to past experiences, we do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • MOLLY - TRIPOD - TINY WHIPPET X APPROX 2 years. FRIENDLY. (NOT KNOWN IF CAT FRIENDLY) (APPLICATIONS OPEN).

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    Petite and friendly. 18 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. FOSTERED IN HAMPSHIRE. Molly has come into the Rescue as her relinquishing owners were having to leave her to work and it was not fair on her. No-one knows how she lost her leg as she was a tripod when they got her. She is a lovely little girlie, neutered, vaccinatede and ready for a forever home. She is currently in a multi-pack foster home and loving it. Child friendly and just gorgeous. We do not rehome to anyone who works more than four hours out of the home. Due to past experiences, we do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • PEARL - Whippet X Saluki APPROX 2 years. SHY BUT FRIENDLY. (NOT KNOWN IF CAT FRIENDLY) (APPLICATIONS OPEN).

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    Petite and friendly. 24 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. FOSTERED IN DORSET. Pearl was lose for nearly 5 weeks when she was caught as a stray. She was very scared of everything, but is gradually coming round with the help of her Big Foster Sister Sadie. She follows her everywhere. Pearl is a work in progress and needs a gentle home, preferably with another dog who will befriend her in the way that Sadie has. Pearl is scared of going in and out of doors, and has to be coaxed into the garden. But all this is getting better. She just needs some tlc and someone around most of the time. Due to past experiences, we do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • PADDY - 12 WEEK BORDER COLLIE X WHIPPET. V.FRIENDLY. (NOT KNOWN IF CAT FRIENDLY) (HOMECHECKS PENDING).

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    Gorgeous. Border Collie X whippet. Intelligent. Will reach 24 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. FOSTERED IN ESSEX. Paddy is gorgeous. Nearly housetrained. Intelligent and has good social skills with other dogs. At 12 weeks old he is showing good training potential for agility or obedience. We do not rehome pups to anyone who works. Due to past experiences, we do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • EDNA. SMOOTH COAT SMALL LURCHER. FRIENDLY. (NOT KNOWN IF CAT FRIENDLY) (APPLICATIONS OPEN).

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    Gorgeous. 25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. CURRENTLY ON ISLE OF WIGHT. Edna has been much loved by her relinquishing owners, and we are going to try to rehome her from her own home to save a lot of heartache. She is not yet neutered but the Rescue will sort that out when she comes in. She has a lovely nature, is currently an only dog but was in a multi-dog household two year's ago. Our Homechecker visited with her male dog and was welcomed by Edna once she told him to respect her in the way bitches do. We do not rehome more than 200 miles from our base in Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We do not rehome to anyone who works outside the home for more than 4 hours in any one day. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • ARCHIE. Lively rough coat. - 3.5 years. NOT CAT FRIENDLY. (APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    Approx 3.5 years old. 25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. CURRENTLY IN KENT. Archie has been in the same family since he was 11 weeks old. He has not been an easy pup and some 3 year's old is still a little pickle. Lately the bitch of the family has started to retaliate at his antics and the family feel it would be best to split them. He has no recall off lead and can be reactive on lead with dogs he doesn't know and with some people he doesn't know. His relinquishing owners want the best for him and so are being completely honest about his needs. We do not rehome to anyone who works away from the home for more than 4 hours in any one day. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • SCAMP. Deerhound X Lurcher baby. 15 months. (* APPLICATIONS OPEN*)

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    Superb sweet temperament. 26 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. BEING FOSTERED IN KENT. Scamp came in through no fault of his own. Through personal reasons his owner could not keep him any more. He is a lovely lovable boy who has been looked after and loved. He is neutered and vaccinated and ready for his new home. At the moment he is being fostered in Kent with another Lurcher and is having fun. Scamp will need an active home where he can have fun and run with lIke-minded dogs. and preferably another dog in the family - children families welcome. We do not rehome to anyone who works more than 4 hours away from the home in any one day, and in Scamp's case we need someone around most of the time. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details. Or phone 07940 555 574 between the hours above.

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  • ROSIE - Saluki X. Semi rough coat. - NOT CAT FRIENDLY. (RESERVED)

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    Approx 2 years old. 25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. Rosie has just come in so is under assessment. She has had pups recently so will be neutered shortly. We are NOT looking to rehome her with children in the home. Perhaps a retired couple. She is fine with other dogs, but some men and strangers do scare her. Rosie is currently being fostered in E. Sussex. We do not rehome to anyone who works outside the home for more than 4 hours in any one day. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • BELLE - 15 WEEK PUPPY - *CAT FRIENDLY*. (RE-HOMED)

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    15 WEEKS. COLLIE X . Should reach 25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. FOSTERED IN HERTFORDSHIRE. Belle was obtained by her relinquishing owner who could not then keep her. Puppies need a lot of time and someone around most of the time, which is why this Rescue does not rehome pups to anyone who is not around most of the time. Belle has started vaccinations and will be ready for rehoming shortly with a neutering contract. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • RUFUS Lurcher X - (NOT KNOWN IF CAT FRIENDLY) (RESERVED)

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    Lurcher X. 23/4 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. FOSTEREDS IN SUFFOLK. Rufus is neutered and all vaccinations up to date. He came into the Rescue as he was too lively for his elderly owners. They had not realised that he would get so big and bouncy. He is lovely with it. Lovely everyone and wants to play with every dog he sees. He has not had much off lead fun so has gone into foster with Mary and her family in Suffolk to have a good off lead blast with the four children of the family and their Jack Russel cross. Things are good and he is having fun. We are looking for an active home for Rufus. He is not cat friendly. We want the best for the dogs in our care. We do not rehome our dogs to anyone who works more than 4 hours, and Rufus may need someone around most of the time. For more info please phone or email the contact above. This Rescue does strict homechecks and even takes up Vet references.

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  • COMET COLLIE X LURCHER. SO LOVING.. APPROX 18 months. FRIENDLY. (NOT THOUGHT TO BE CAT FRIENDLY) (REHOMED).

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    Happy and loving. 25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. COMET IS BEING FOSTERED IN HAMPSHIRE. This young man was found abandoned. Sadly after going into kennels he jumped out of the back of the transport car and was loose for two weeks. He was so scared of everything. Luckily he was caught and has was with a Greyhound Rescue for a few weeks. It is no place, kennels, for a dog that just wants some love. Since coming into the Rescue he has flourished. A beautiful boy who loves to play with all the other dogs in the home and on walks. His thread goes into 11 pages so make sure you see all of his lovely photos. Comet really is a fun loving boy. We do not rehome dogs to anyone who works out of the home full time. I'm afraid due to past experiences, we do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • TIGGER COLLIE X GREY LURCHER. TRIPOD.. SO LOVING.. APPROX 2 years. FRIENDLY. (**CAT FRIENDLY**) (RE-HOMED).

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    Tragically, now amputee. 25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. PICTURES IN THIS THREAD MAY UPSET THE VIEWER..... We got an email yesterday asking if we could help this lad. He went into holding kennels with a severed front tendon, which couldn't be repaired, so he has had to lose his front left leg. Tigger has such a lovely temperament that the Council agreed to fund his op. We are taking over his care on Saturday and he will be fostered in Hertfordshire with a laid back male lurcher. Tigger will need some recouperation, and will not be ready for rehoming for a month or so. We do not rehome to anyone who works more than 4 hours in any one day away from the home. Due to past experiences, we do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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    If you can offer a home to a hound in our care, or would like to be considered to rehome one of our hounds in the future, please
    email us and tell us your home situation, any pets, children, etc. you have, your location and any prior experience with hounds. We are always looking for new homes!