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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. UP TO DATE CURRENT HOUNDS CAN BE FOUND ON THE RESCUE FORUM 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.

Adoption Application Form

  • For a copy of the adoption application form, which can take up to 15 seconds to download, click here. At least 5 foot fencing will be necessary and applicants needs to be 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, and insure dogs for public liabililty.
  • 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.

    GRACE. 5 YEAR OLD GREYHOUND X. (APPLICATIONS OPEN.)

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    25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. She is being fostered in Norfolk.

    She has been very loved in her adoptive home, but circumstances have changed for her Adopter, and we have brought her back into foster to rehome. This is very sad for all concerned and particularly for Grace, who was very happy in her family. She is child friendly, and other dog friendly when she get to know them, having accepted several fosters into the home over the last few years. She just wants some love, walks and quiet life.

    She can live with another dog, probably a male is best, but she was living with one female lurcher happily before coming in. Her Rescue forum thread now goes into several pages with some lovely photos and video.

    We do not rehome dogs under the age of 2 to anyone who works away from the home. Lottie can be left for up to 4 hours. 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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  • LILY AND POPPY - SALUKI X GIRLS - Lovely temperament - CAN BE REHOMED SEPARATELY AS LONG AS IT IS RIGHT - APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    Approx 5 and 6. 24/25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. CURRENTLY IN SURREY

    Tragically, the Adopter of Lily and Poppy has died. His widow is unable to walk the girls. They were the light of his life and he was theirs.

    Sadly, we have decided that as no-one has come forward for both of them we will try to rehome them separately. They are good girls, although as Lurchers, they do like to run and chase bunnies if given the chance. We have a strict rehoming criteria

    We will not be able to rehome these two to anyone who works away from the home as they have been used to company most of the time. They are okay to leave for a few hours for shopping and social. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We usually do not rehome further than 200 miles from base in Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • DAVE - SALUKI X - 3 years. Lovely temperament (APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    3 YEARS. 24/25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. CURRENTLY FOSTERED IN SUSSEX

    Bones was seized by the Council and has spent a couple of months in holding kennels. He was depressed and time was not on his side. Bones has just come in and is under assessment. He is currently living with a whippet x bitch. More on his thread shortly.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. 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 normally rehome further than 200 miles from base in Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • OLIVE WHIPPET X APPROX 14 months old. (APPLICATIONS OPEN)

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    PLAYFUL YOUNGSTER. 22 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. FOSTERED IN ESSEX.

    Olive was taken into a Vets after being found by the side of the road. No-one came forward for her so the Vets asked if we could help. She has undergone plating in her leg and it is now gradually healing. She very sociable with the dogs she is fostered with and people but still very worried about the outside world and new dogs.

    She is fostered with 1 male whippet and one male border terrier and teenage children. Olive has been neutered and will be ready for her new home shortly.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria, and do not rehome young dogs to anyone who works outside the home for more than 4 hours in any one day, and in the case of Olive, we require someone around most of the time. We will even knock on neighbour doors to confirm. Due to past experiences, we do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not usually rehome further than 200 miles from Harlow, Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references.

    Please read the thread before contacting us, it now goes into 7 pages, where you can find photos and updates. Email for more details.

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  • BORIS. MIX OF BORZOI/GREY/SALUKI X.(RE-HOMED)

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    GENTLE GIANT. 26 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. FOSTERED IN SURREY.

    Boris came into the Rescue through holding kennels, therefore, we have no record of his past.

    He is currently being fostered with 2 other maleS . An all round lovable dog.

    Boris will be a big lurcher, probably around 27 to the shoulder when fully grown. He looks like a cross between Borzoi (perhaps some Silkenhound in the background, Grey and Saluki. He is stunning, with a very soft and fluffy coat. That will get longer as he grows up.

    His Rescue forum thread now goes into several pages with some lovely photos and videos. Boris needs a settled home life and stability and definitely another dog to live with. He is scared of new situations and new dogs and will bark at them when out on lead and pull. Please do not apply if you are not Lurcher savvy.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria, and do not rehome to anyone who works outside the home for more than four hours in any one day. We will even knock on neighbour doors to confirm. 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.

  • To find out more about this dog, get in touch.

  • CADBURY - WHIPPET X - 15 MONTHS. Lovely temperament (RE-HOMED)

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    15 months. 24 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. CURRENTLY FOSTERED IN SUSSEX

    Cads was living in a stable and was very depressed being locked in. He is being fostered in SOUTHAMPTON and currently living with a mixture of dogs, including a Greyhound. More on his thread shortly.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. 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 normally rehome further than 200 miles from base in Essex, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

  • To find out more about this dog, get in touch.

  • 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!