Please support The Greyhound Sanctuary by attending one of our upcoming events:

  • Celebration of Dogs

    Sunday 6th March 10am-4pm

    On Sunday 6th March 2016 we will be having a stand at the Celebration of Dogs event at Blackpool Sands near Dartmouth, Devon.

    The event starts at 10am and finishes at 4pm and there will be lots going on including an agility dog display and fun dog show. Please come along to the event and visit our stand to help us raise money for our rescued greyhounds and lurchers.

    This will be a fun day out with plenty of wonderful stands to browse at Blackpool Sands. Entertainment includes: Donkey Rides, Dog Show (various classes), Agility Demonstrations, Dog Behaviour Workshops, Dog and Handler Fancy Dress, Local Trade Stalls, Falconry Display and prizes awarded throughout the day.

    Entry Fee = £1.00


    Celebration of Dogs
  • Sally’s Sponsored Abseil Challenge

    Wednesday 6th April

    On Wednesday 6th April 2016, our wonderful trustee Sally has bravely agreed to do a sponsored abseil to raise money for The Greyhound Sanctuary.

    Sally’s mum, who was 90 at the time, had wanted to do the abseil herself to raise money for the charity in which her daughter has dedicated so much of her time, but luckily Sally managed to convince her that perhaps it might be better if she did it on her behalf!

    Sadly, Sally’s mum passed away in the summer of 2015 and so this abseil has become even more important to Sally and she is determined to complete the challenge, despite being terrified of heights.

    Please help Sally raise as much money as she possibly can by sponsoring her on our dedicated Virgin Money Giving event page:

    Link to sponsor Sally’s Abseil Challenge

  • Devon County Show

    Thursday 19th May

    Visit the Devon County Show from Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st May 2016 and come and see us on our stand.

    It’s a great day out for all the family and we’ll be there with lots of unique gifts you can buy to help us raise funds for The Greyhound Sanctuary.

    For more information, please visit the dedicated Devon County Show website

  • The Great Canine Caper!

    Sunday 11th September 10am-5pm

    The Great Canine Caper 2016 will take place on Sunday 11th September from 10am-5pm at Escot Country Park near Ottery St. Mary in Devon – more details coming soon!

    The Great Canine Caper at Escot 2015 was a great success. After expenses we raised a wonderful £2,500 for The Greyhound Sanctuary – thank you so much to all those who attended – you made it a fantastic event and the weather was glorious!  The dog show brought in the most money with some huge classes which made it very difficult for the judge to choose just 6 dogs to win the rosettes as they were all so lovely.

    Here are some lovely photos taken by Sam Baker for us during the dog show:

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    The Lucky Winners from each Class were as follows:

    Best Veteran – Annie

    Best Biscuit catcher – Albert

    Best rescue –  Rosie

    Prettiest bitch – Lexi

    Best fancy dress – Bride & Groom (Chihuahuas)

    Longest legs – Charlie (Borzoi)

    Black beauty –  Star

    Best trick –  beagle Bonnie

    Dog judge most like to take home – Albert (French Bulldog)

    Best in Show was Maisie (lovely black & white rescue greyhound)

    Maisie - Best in Show

    Maisie – Best in Show

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