Greyhound Trust South Lakes
Charity numbers:  269668 & SCO4404

Fostering and Homing Greyhounds in Cumbria and the South Lakes

This website covers all the Greyhounds coming to the branch from 1st January 2018. To see the 500+ Greyhounds homed between July 2004 and December 2017 visit

All images can be clicked upon for a larger view

Greyhounds Looking
For New Homes

Adopting a Greyhound

Annual Branch Raffle

To be drawn at the branch Christmas Meal
7th December 2019

Raffle Tickets £1.00 each
View prizes

Greyhound Trust South Lakes Animal Ambulance
Branch Animal Ambulance

How you can help

Make a Donation

Closed Tuesdays.
Come and meet the greyhounds and have a chat. You are most welcome, but ring first to arrange a convenient date and time. 
Ring Jenny Stott 
T: 015395 52394


Birthday Cards

Blank Greeting Cards

Christmas Cards

Become a Registered Volunteer
(contact us)

To assist with fundraising
we are always looking for items for our annual raffle, tombolas and  'tree of fortune'.

Unwanted gifts and bottles.
Small Gift Vouchers
(with no date restriction) up to the value of £10.00 that we can put in the 'Tree of Fortune' envelopes ie: M&S, Asda and other store gift cards and vouchers along with books of unused stamps and £5 notes are all welcome.

Greyhounds and Children
Greyhounds and Children


Can you help us to maintain the paddock ensuring its a safe and secure place for the greyhounds to run and play in?

South Lakes Branch Paddock

We are currently extending the paddock by a few feet and installing a gate at the bottom that leads onto the path and the entrance. 

Give your Greyhound a run off lead and teach recall in our enclosed paddock for £5 per ½ hour.

Bookings are by appointment only
contact us
While here please help us keep the paddock clean by clearing up after your dog and placing the bags in the bin provided.  Thank you.

The Greyhound Paddock at South Lakes

Welcome gifts and donations for the Greyhounds here and to help us with fundraising, thank you.

Spot on
for dogs between 20 and 40kg
worming tablets
Tins & cartons of wet dog food
Tinned fish in oil or tomato sauce

7th December 2019

7 for 7.30 pm
Derby Arms, Witherslack
LA11 6RH


Meal, drinks and band
to be finalised nearer the time.
I know it's early but our 2018 meal was such a success so we've already booked again. Please let us know if you wish your names to be included on the guest's list. Payments in cash to myself, branch bank details available on request for internet banking payment and Jenny can take cards. Looking forward to another good night out. Thanks.

Currently 33 attending

Number of Greyhounds homed by Greyhound Trust South Lakes

54 Homed in 2019
  ¦ Genie ¦ Annie ¦ Alfie ¦ Alice ¦ Mason ¦ Rockie ¦ Lottie ¦ Fifi ¦ Pace ¦ Chloe ¦ Carlo ¦ Taz ¦ Blossom ¦ Miche ¦ Royston ¦ Gabbi ¦ Patch ¦ Eli ¦ Rocket ¦ Jack (Jacko) ¦ Soyuz ¦ Bo ¦ Sadie ¦ Wanda ¦ Thor ¦
Lucy (Fern) ¦ Razzle ¦ Lottie ¦ Sadie ¦ Leo ¦ Yudi (Bryn) ¦ Jewel ¦ Sadie ¦ Katie ¦ Billy ¦ Geelo ¦ Lenny ¦ Buddy ¦ Mini ¦ Mo ¦ Mo ¦ Katie ¦ Blaze ¦ Pippy ¦ George ¦ Maggie ¦ Gem (Agnes) ¦ Thea (Olive) ¦ Lynx ¦ Peeps ¦ Farloe ¦ Destiny ¦ Ella ¦

We know it's not the number because some can stay here a while, and it's the quality of home that counts, but we thought you may like to know. 
Since starting in July, 2004 we've homed 604 Greyhounds.

Monthly Walks

Held 2nd Sunday of every month
Starting at 11:00 hours. 
See our Facebook Page
'Greyhound Trust South Lakes'
or Text or Phone Emily:
07739 015278.

Sunday 13th October 2019
Austwick, Settle LA2 8BY
(parking on Graystonber Lane)
Arranging refreshments at the Traddock Hotel after the walk - details to follow

Sunday 10th November 2019
Cunswick Scar
Underbarrow Road, Kendal LA8 8HA
(first carpark on the right coming out from Kendal). We will do refreshments in the carpark after the walk (weather permitting)

Sunday 8th December 2019
Walk along the Promenade
Meeting place is the main car park behind the Commodore Inn, Main Street, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6DY
We will do refreshments in the car park after the walk (weather permitting)
(This is the day after the Branch Christmas meal being held at the Derby Arms in Witherslack - see below).

Sunday 14th June 2020
Sizergh Castle near Kendal

Participate in the GGGW
(Great Global Greyhound Walk)
Meet 11:00 hours in carpark
In 2019 - 97 hounds attended
Lets make it more this time.

Come and join us
everyone is welcome
Annual Raffle

To be drawn
at the branch
Christmas Meal
7th December 2019
Raffle Tickets £1.00 each

Please call in and buy some or to sell some for us please collect or ring us on 015395 52394 and we can post them to you.  Thank you.

1st Prize
3 night stay in a Lake District self-catering holiday apartment for up to 5 people. Includes a family ticket for a day on Lake Windermere Cruises, a family ticket for a day at Sizergh Castle and a meal in a local pub.

Plus many more wonderful and exciting prizes

View a list of prizes

Pet Blood Bank
Donor Sessions

17th December 2019
To be held at
Highgate Vets @ Beezon Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 6BW
Magpie is a blood donor greyhound
Ring the Blood Bank office
T: 01509 232222
to register for the session.
Click HERE for more information
Christmas Raffle tickets on sale

Greyhound Nail Clipping, Teeth & Ear Cleaning

24th November 2019
To be held at the Branch
Beech Hill House LA11 6RH
Minimum Donation:
£10.00 per greyhound
Appointments available:

14:00 - Jilly
14:10 - Lottie
14:20 -
14:30 -
14:40 -
14.50 -
15:00 -
15:10 -
15:20 -
15:30 -
15:40 -
15:50 -
16:00 -
16:10 -
16:20 -
16:30 -
16:40 -
16:50 -
17:00 -
Christmas Raffle tickets
on sale