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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. Ring on 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, 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.
  • To see some of the dogs SLR has successfully helped, visit our Happy Endings page. To make a donation, click here.

    All measurements are to the shoulder.

    SCOOBY - Little whippet youngster. Year to 18 months. (NOT CAT FRIENDLY) NOBODY WANTS ME!!!!!!(APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    GREYHOUND X LURCHER 23/24""

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. PLEASE DON'T OVERLOOK HIM.... PLEASE READ HIS THREAD..... THIS IS HOW HE LOOKED WHEN HE ARRIVED AT THE RESCUE. SEE HOW HE HAS COME ON... GORGEOUS.. HIS THREAD GOES INTO SEVERAL PAGES. Little Scooby was brought in from holding kennels. He is now being fostered on the Isle of Wight along with one female Lurche, 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 12 months. Scooby is neutered. He can be 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 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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  • DAISY - 14 MONTH BEDDIE X SALUKI. - (NOT CAT FRIENDLY) (APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    Beddie X. 25"

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. Daisy will be neutered shortly and then ready for rehoming. She came into the Rescue as she was too lively for her previous family, and with some lively children in the family Daisy reacted and is said to have bitten an Adult trying to pick up her bone. We are not, therefore, looking to rehome her to anyone with young children. She is lively, has recall and is living with the Foster's own Lurcher in Essex. But she is not happy for new dogs to come into the home, so will be better rehomed as an only dog. We are looking for a Lurcher savvy home, especially with Beddie X Saluki types, who can be stubborn. SHE 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 Daisy 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) (APPLICATIONS OPEN).

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    Quiet, sad little man. 24 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. 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 and quiet. 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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  • JAKE. NOW 8 MONTH SEMI ROUGH COAT PUP. DEERHOUND X? (APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    Semi rough coat pup. Should reach 24 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. This young man was found abandoned along with Bobbie. Being fostered in Wiltshire, he is a lovely even tempered dog. Shy and quiet, but he will get lots of TLC in his foster home in Wiltshire, so we are sure he will come out of that shell pretty quickly. Being fostered with two Lurcher males and two children. Before he came into the Rescue he had probably not had much contact with humans as he was terrified. More updates will follow from his foster mum. We do not rehome pups to anyone who works. We are looking for a new home with another dog around as he gets his confidence from the dogs he is with. Jake is a lovely boy who has blossomed. 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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  • DEEDEE - 9 MONTH OLD SEMI ROUGH COAT. (APPLICATIONS OPEN).

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    Lovely gentle temperament. 24 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. Deedee came into the Rescue on this year's D Day, hence her name. She is a lovely young dog with absolutely no mallice of any kind. She is currently being fostered in Dorset with a male and female lurcher and has settled in really well. She will be vaccinated shortly, has been neutered and is ready for that special home. Deedee would love either to have another dog around, or have daily contact with other Lurchers to have a blast off lead and some fun. She is so lovable. Preferably another Lurcher around for her. We do not rehome pups to anyone who works away from the house. 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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  • TYE - YEAR OLD FANTASTIC TEMPERAMENT. WHIPPET X. (APPLICATIONS OPEN).

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    Lovely gentle temperament. 24 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. Tye came into the Rescue as his owner had died. He was only a baby and the family were working full time so Tye was being left all day with a brief lunchtime visit. It wasn't fair on him. He is a lovely dog with not a bad bone in his body. His recall is still a work in progress and he doesn't like to be left long, getting anxious if more than an hour. We want a home for Tye perhaps with another Lurcher, or contact with other Lurchers to have a blast off lead and some fun. Tye is being fostered with three young boys, who are dog savvy. And he is a lovely boy. We do not rehome pups to anyone who works away from the house. 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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  • BISCUIT - Little Bedlington X Saluki Puppy bitch. Approx 9 months. - Very friendly - (APPLICATONS OPEN)

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    Very friendly whippet x 23 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. This young lady was found abandoned. Sadly after going into kennels her time was up and she was under threat of put to sleep. We stepped in and lovely Tina in Sussex has taken her in for fostering. A very lucky little lady. Only around 9 months old, she will be neutered shortly. Early days, but she has a nice nature. We do not rehome young dogs to anyone who works away from the home, and we are 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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  • MISTY - Lab/Saluki X girlie. Superb nature. (APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    Superb sweet temperament. 23 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. Rescued from a bad situation, her Rescuer would dearly have loved to keep her, but her own two Jack Russels will not accept her and tell her so. She is lonely and wants someone to play with. Misty will be arriving with us today. Fostered in North Essex with Mick and Carole and their own three Lurcher boys. She will have beach and cliff walks and get that fun which she wanted. SLR do not rehome young dogs to anyone who works more than 4 hours a day. We would love another Lurcher for Misty to have some fun with. 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. LITTLE WHIPPET X SALUKI PUP. 8 MONTHS. CAT FRIENDLY. (APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    Superb sweet temperament. 23 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. Paddy was rescued from a bad situation by a lovely lady who kept hold of him until we could take him in. We is very sweet natured, house trained, good with other dogs and people and children. We definitely want another Lurcher around for Paddy to have some fun with. He lights up when he sees other Lurchers and is currently being fostered in Essex with SLR Admin Jenny and her six Lurchers. He has had his first vaccination and will be having his second in two weeks, followed by neutering in a few weeks. SLR do not rehome pups to anyone who works away from the home. 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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  • SUZY - 5 year old . **(CAT FRIENDLY)** (REHOMED)

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    Very friendly little girlie. 24/25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. Suzy was rehomed out to her then foster mum in 2011. She is a lovely dog who dotes on her humans and has been living with a little whippet x male. Unfortunately for Suzy, her Adopters have now had a baby, who is 7 months old. The crying really gets to Suzy and she is not happy around the baby. She would like a home without young babies, or the likelihood of future babies. Children over the age of 10 would be fine and another dog older or mature would be good. Suzy is cat friendly with any cat she lives with, good off lead and has recall. Currently in Suffolk, she is in good health and ready for that new home. We are rehoming Suzy from her own home. We do not rehome dogs to anyone who works full time away from the home. 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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  • Offer a home

    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!