Our two auctions are now live. Happy bidding!

Our Christmas auction to raise money for GRACE is now live and runs until 22 November! See our Facebook fundraising page for lots of goodies to bid on and to help kick start your Christmas shopping:


A special thank you to Jackie and Doreen for organising it.  And as if that wasn’t enough excitement, we also have a fundraising auction on our main GRACE Facebook page too, which will run until 17 November:


Thank you to Joyful Sewing, Levriero, Jackie, Doreen and all our other loyal supporters

We have so many wonderful supporters. Sorry that we don’t always have an opportunity to thank every one of you in person, but please know that we really appreciate everything you do for the GRACE hounds.

Today we’d like to give a special thank you to Jackie and Doreen for making lots of goodies to raise funds and organsising our forthcoming Christmas auction – see our Facebook pages for details:

Our main GRACE Facebook page:


Our GRACE fundraising Facebook page:


We’d also like to give a shout out to ‘Joyful Sewing’ and ‘Levriero’ handmade hound accessories who support our work and have also made recent donations to GRACE.

Get better soon Scout

Our lovely GRACE boy Scout had to have tarsal arthrodesis surgery, but is now back at his foster home with Tracy and Gary, where he is receiving lots of TLC. He is feeling a bit worse for wear, but will soon be his happy playful self. The only plus side is that he’s got a purple bandage which is GRACE colours.

Unfortunately, his vet bill was over £4,200, which has taken a big toll on our funds. If you would like to support Scout and make a donation towards his vet bill, or help any of our other GRACE boys and girls, why not take a look at our fundraising activities on our two Facebook pages. Details as follows:

Our main GRACE Facebook page:


Our GRACE fundraising Facebook page:


Thank you Tracey and Martin

Thank you to Martin and Tracey Swales who have been busy making these wonderful nativity scenes for our Christmas dog show, which unfortunately will not be going ahead this year due to COVID restrictions.

They made three in total and a lot of work has gone into them, so have kindly donated them to us to raffle or sell to raise funds for GRACE.

Sad farewells to Ted and Nina

It’s been an incredibly sad week at GRACE, as we received the tragic news about two GRACE beauties. Devastatingly, Ted and Nina have both crossed the rainbow bridge in recent days.

Handsome Ted earlier this year on his 8th birthday

A lot of you will have met our very own fashionista Master Ted Baker. Ted was always the first to meet the public at GRACE events and made hundreds of appearances showcasing greyhounds as amazing pets. Ted was happy to meet everyone, regardless of age and he really loved people. Ted also helped at meet and greets, always dressed impeccably (helped by Ann who designed and made Ted’s accessories to Ted’s high standards).

The gorgeous Ted has been lovingly supported over the rainbow bridge by his devastated mum and dad Ann and Mike. Ted, who was only 8 years old, tragically lost his short battle with osteosarcoma. Unfortunately, there is very little that can be done with this horrific cancer. Our hugs and love go to Ann, Mike and family at this tragic time.

Stunning girl Nina

Nina had been living a healthy and happy life with her family since 2017 and sadly her young life has been taken far too soon, leaving her family totally devastated. Nina was a beautiful greyhound girl, who was also cat friendly. She had such a caring personality and loved everyone she met. She really was a gentle soul. Sending hugs and love to Helen, Lloyd and their family.

Ted and Nina will always be remembered and in our hearts here at GRACE.

Spotlight on Chloe

Let me introduce myself! I am Chloe, a 5 year old greyhound girl who is looking for a special home. I’m not keen on small dogs, not cat or small furry friendly. But….I am OK around large dogs if I can meet them on my own terms. 

I do like the sound of my own voice and like to tell the other dogs what to do. I would like an adult only home, would love to be an only dog, but if not can live with a male of similar size. I need a sighthound experienced home due to my high prey drive. However, I am playful, very loving in my own way and bond with people very quickly. If you feel you could offer me an ideal home, please contact the GRACE team.

Thank you Catherine and family

Those who follow our Facebook page will know that we have been donated some special items to do a number draw to raise funds for GRACE.  They are from Catherine, a 12 year old girl who, along with her younger brother, has taken up go-cart racing. During the lockdown they weren’t able to take part in their beloved carting, but have put their old tyres to good use.

Catherine has given out lots of planters to the vulnerable in her village, as well as to the local school and care homes. The whole family are involved in this project: her younger sister designs the planters and they all help with the painting.

Catherine usually sells the planters and clocks to help fund her go-cart racing, as it is an expensive hobby, but she has kindly donated some items to us too. The GRACE number draw is £5 per entry. The prize is a handmade clock, painted in a colour of your choice, featuring a picture of your greyhound, or other pet. The winner can also choose two of Catherine’s other items. There are still a few numbers left, so if you would like to enter, please get in touch with us.

Our market stall raises much needed funds

Thank you to everyone who supported our recent stall at Guisborough market. Our Tombola, plus sales of DVDs, CDs, books, cards, crafts, dog-themed gifts, leads, collars and bandanas helped to raise £93.78. A special thanks to Mike, Ted and Ann too for the delicious homemade dog biscuits.

P.S. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates and announcements about our planned events – plus any last minute changes, as volunteer and weather dependent – www.facebook.com/RescueAGreyhound

Thank you for supporting us

A huge thank you to Gary and everyone who supported our stall at Guisborough market this morning.

Our £2-win-every-go tombola, dog themed gifts, books, CDs and DVDs raised an impressive £184.58. Thank you so much folks!