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Our Mission

Birmingham Greyhound Protection (BGP) was set up in June 2012 by myself, Kerry Elliman. After a few years of rehoming greyhounds, I could see there was a big gap, a need to help greyhounds that were not lucky enough to be put into the mainstream greyhound rescues.

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Our Vision

We want to ensure that all greyhounds have a home post racing.

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Recent Success

We have re-homed over 1000 hounds!

Make a Contribution

Your small contribution makes a huge difference and encourages us to continue our work.


We can have up to 40 dogs in our care at any one time. You can adopt as many as you can fit on your couch!

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Fostering is a really fulfilling thing to do. It feels great to know you are preparing a dog for their forever home.

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There are so many ways you can volunteer. Head over to our volunteer page to see if you can help.

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Sponsor a Dog

Your sponsorship makes a huge difference.

We have several long-term foster hounds in our care. Most of these dogs have long-term medical conditions, behavioural problems and are often older. Therefore they are staying under our wing for the rest of their lives. BGP pays all the costs involved in their care, which can be a lot. In particular vets bills can be very high.

Our current long term fosters are Chance, Mao, Pancho, Owen, Stitch, Jonny, George, Seamus, Phil, Brian and Grandma pac.

If you would like to become a sponsor for one of our dogs, you can PayPal £30 payment for 1 year of sponsorship. Our PayPal address is [email protected] Alternatively, you can set up a standing order of £2.50 per month.

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Once you made the payment please send the proof to [email protected] We will also need £1 to cover postage.

We will normally ask for updates from our fosters at least every 3 months and that update will be passed on to any sponsors. If a dog sadly passes away, we can transfer your sponsorship to an alternative dog of your choice.

Please consider becoming a sponsor for one of our dogs!

Featured Dogs

A small collection of dogs we have waiting for their forever home.

BGP Events

Come and meet us and the hounds at one of these events.

Zipping for greyhounds

Some of our fantastic volunteers will be flying high on the world’s greatest zipwire in aid of BGP. If you would like to sponsor them please paypal to [email protected]

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The Essington Show

BGP has a stall at this event. Please come and say hi to our volounteers!

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Solihull Town Centre meet&greet

Details to follow near the time.

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Adopt our dogs and help us to help them

Make a difference and set an example of adopting a rescue dog.

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BGP News

Find what our volunteers are doing as well keeping up to date with Birmingham Greyhound Protection

24 February

Sliver and Nickel will be leaving Galgo Del Sol next month to join us in Birmingham. Tina Wales Solera has been doing extra work with the lads to try and make the transition easier for both of them. Both boys were kenneled together for quite some time. Both were extremly nervous due to trauma experiened … Continued

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22 February

Lovely Polly has gone to her forever home. We are so lucky at Birmingham Greyhound Protection to be sponsored by Burns Pet Nutrition. Polly has gone to her new home with her homing pack ❤️

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20 February

Just a reminder! Our Zipping for Greyhounds is fast approaching (just like the end of the zipwire will be) and we are are looking for sponsors. We are whizzing over to Wales for the honour. 100% of sponsorship will be going to BGP for food for our fosters, vet fees, transport costs. Please look at … Continued

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BGP Success Stories

Make a difference.

40 Dogs Waiting
800 Adopted

Our Partners

We work closely with other rescues and greyhound organistaions.

Galgos Del Sol

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Fast Friends Greyhound Adoption

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Greyhound Friends of New Jersey

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Candy Cane Rescue

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Get in touch

If you have any questions about BGP feel free to contact us.

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