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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.

Adopt


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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Foster


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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Volunteer


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

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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.

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Stratford Walk

A monthly walk at Stratford Race Course. Weather depending, all updates on BGP FB page.

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Meet and greet

Please come along and meet our lovely dogs. You can find our more about greyhounds, and if you are intrested in fostering or adopting this is a perfect opportunity.

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BGP walk

Please come and join us for a social walk. All breeds welcome.

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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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to help our kennel dogs.

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BGP News

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

14 October

Goose racing name Droopys Dale. He was sent to China from Ireland when he was just 3 years old and spent 3 years being used for breeding. He is now living with Kerry her 8 dogs, two small children and cats in the UK. He isn’t the brightest of hounds but he is just wonderful. … Continued

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11 October

Thank you The Dodo for writing this amazing article about one of our dogs. Joe is looking for his forever home, if you would be intrested in adopting him, please get in touch with us.

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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

Candy is our sister site and rescues Greyhounds from the China meat trade.

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Get in touch

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


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