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Hounds needing homes And Foster Homes...

"HELP!! HELP!!! HELP!!!" WE ALWAYS 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. 7 YEAR OLD GREYHOUND X. (SADLY - APPLICATIONS OPEN AGAIN. NOT CAT FRIENDLY - WE ARE LOOKING FOR A FEMALE OWNER OR FEMALE ONLY HOME.)

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    25 "

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. Being fostered in Suffolk.

    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 older child friendly, and other dog friendly when she gets 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. WE ARE NOW LOOKING FOR A REMOTE HOME WHERE SHE DOESN'T HAVE TO BE WALKED WHERE OTHER OFF LEAD DOGS WOULD RUN TO HER AND A HOME WITH PREFERABLY ONLY FEMALES IN THE HOME. She is terrified of new men in her life and would take several months to get to know any male in the home. Her Rescue forum thread now goes into several page, and she has been with her foster mum over a year - There are some lovely photos and video.

    We do not rehome dogs under the age of 2 to anyone who works away from the home for more than 4 hours. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not rehome further than 200 miles from Hertfordshire, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • ******DOG OF THE MONTH***** JEMIMA. WHIPPET X (**ALMOST BLIND**) SHE NEEDS A SPECIAL HOME..... (NOT CAT FRIENDLY)

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    8 years 23 "

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

    This beautiful girlie was handed into the Rescue. The family no longer wanted her. Jemima is all but blind.

    She is currently living with one male Greyhound and one Lurcher bitch and a small terrier. But this is not ideal for Jemima. She needs a one to one with someone. Perhaps someone who is house-bound with a VERY large garden. She would be very happy to potter around the garden. Jemima is very happy in the company of humans and dogs she knows, but gets terrified of other dogs in the big world.

    We are probably looking for a home as an only dog, although she did live with one other female before coming in. Jemima is neutered and vaccinations up to date.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. We do not rehome dogs to anyone who would have to leave them more than four 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 Hertfordshire, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • NETTIE. APPROX 8 YEARS. (UNDER ASSESSMENT)

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    8 years. 25"

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

    Amazingly, this gorgeous lady was found abandoned. She has served her 7 days and has just come into SLR.

    She is currently living with two female and one male Lurcher. She has a large mammary tumor that we will be dealing with and she may possibly have to have a mammary strip. She stays happy and loving despite her situaiton. She hasmet several dogs out and about.

    This poor girl looks like she has had a hard life, but it is all love and warmth from now on.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. We do not rehome dogs 2 to anyone who works away from the home full-time, so home work based or a homemaker are good. Nettie could be left 4 hours a day. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not normally rehome further than 200 miles from base in Hertfordshire, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • HARLEY - BEAUTIFUL NATURED LURCHER PUP. APPROX 10 MONTHS OLD - RESERVED

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    10 months. 24"

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

    Harley has the loveliest of natures. He was rescued off of an advertising site for pups. His Rescuer contacted us and kept hold of Harley until we could get him in.

    He is currently being fostered as an only dog. Has been neutered and vaccinations all up to date. He is a lovable kissy boy.. He doesn't have a bad bone in his body. Has met several dogs out and about and loves everyone. He just wants to love and be loved. Harley's threa already goes into seveal pages, with video of how easy going he is with other dogs.

    This boy has no baggage. benefit from living with someone who loves to meet up with other dog walkers as he is so social with other dogs.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. We do not rehome dogs under the age of 2 to anyone who works away from the home, so home work based or a homemaker are good. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not normally rehome further than 200 miles from base in Hertfordshire, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • JESSE - 3 YEAR OLD WHIPPET X LOOKING TO BE REHOMED FROM HOME

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    10 months. 24"

    PLEASE DO NOT RING AFTER 6 P.M. CURRENTLY LIVING AT HOME WITH HIS OWNER

    Jesse is is a 3 year old Whippet X, looking to be rehomed from his home. His owner hand-reared him from 1 week old after his mother was killed in a road traffic accident. He is a much-loved energetic loving lurcher, who is great with people and children. He seeks constant attention, but pays this back with unconditional love to those who care for him. His owner has been offered an amazing job over the other side of the world and very reluctantly feels she needs to find a loving home for Jesse because she doesn't think he would cope with the move.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. Email for more details.

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  • LENNY - LOVABLE ONE YEAR OLD COLLIE X. (RESERVED )

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    1 year. 25"

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

    Very sadly, due to personal circumstances Lenny's owner has had to ask us to take him on for rehoming. He was being left home alone and it was felt that at just one, it was so unfair to him..

    He is currently living with one male and two female Lurcher. He is a lovable kissy boy.. He doesn't have a bad bone in his body. Has met several dogs out and about and loves everyone. He just wants to love and be loved.

    Lenny is neutered and vaccinated and ready for his new home. This boy has no baggage. But he WILL DEFINITELY be happier with another dog in his pack or someone who loves to meet up with other dog walkers as he is so social with other dogs.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. We do not rehome dogs under the age of 2 to anyone who works away from the home, so home work based or a homemaker are good. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not normally rehome further than 200 miles from base in Hertfordshire, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • OLLIE - LOVABLE 2 YEAR OLD GREYHOUND X. (RE-HOMED)

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    2 years. 26"

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

    Amazingly, this gorgeous lovable hunk was found abandoned. He served his 7 days and passed to another mixed Rescue who asked us to take him on.

    He is currently living with one female and two male Lurchers. He is a happy chappie. He doesn't have a bad bone in his body. Has met several dogs out and about and loves children, as you can see. He just wants to love and be loved.

    Ollie was neutered last week and has started vaccinations. He is ready for rehoming.. This boy has no baggage. But he WILL DEFINITELY be happier with another dog in his pack.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. We do not rehome dogs under the age of 2 to anyone who works away from the home, so home work based or a homemaker are good. Ollie could be left 4 hours a day as long as he has other dogs with him for company. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not normally rehome further than 200 miles from base in Hertfordshire, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • SUMMER - SALUKI X GIRLIE. V. FRIENDLY. ( RE-HOMED)

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    18 months - 2 years. 25"

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

    Lovely friendly Summer has come in through holding kennels. An unclaimed stray she is friendly, loves other dogs and just wants to play.

    She is currently living with two female Lurchers. She has met several dogs out and about.

    She will definitely be happier with another dog in her pack or someone who loves to meet up with other dog walkers as she is so social with other dogs.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. We do not rehome dogs under the age of 2 to anyone who works away from the home, so home work based or a homemaker are good. We do not now rehome to anyone who works shiftwork. We do not normally rehome further than 200 miles from base in Hertfordshire, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references. Email for more details.

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  • DONNY - SALUKI X APPROX 6. NOT CAT FRIENDLY. (RE-HOMED)

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    Faithful boy 26 "

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

    Donny has been very much loved in his home, but with a baby and full-time work his family feel that he is not getting the exercise and happiness that he deserves.

    He has a lovely nature. Donny is neutered and is up to date with his vaccinations. He is currently living with one female lurcher in his foster home.

    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. 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 base in Hertfordshire, our Admin base. We homecheck and even take up Vet references.

    Please read the thread before contacting us, where you can find photos and updates. Email for more details.

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  • PAWZ - LOVABLE 4 YEAR OLD WHIPPET X. (RE-HOMED)

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    Just 4 years. 19"

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

    Poor Pawz was found in an horrific state - Not only suffering from mange but he had clearly been dragged and suffered some horrific feet and leg and tail injuries. He served his 7 days and passed to another mixed Rescue who nursed him through the mange, and asked us to take him on.

    He is currently living with one female and one male Lurcher. He is a happy chappie. Quite happy in his own company. Pawz has met several dogs when out and been fine. He just wants to love and be loved.

    Pawz was neutered last week and has started vaccinations. He is ready for rehoming soon.

    We have a strict rehoming criteria. We do not rehome dogs to anyone who works away from the home for more than four 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 Hertfordshire, 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!