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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 800 hounds!

Make a Contribution

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

Adopt


We 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.

Stratford Greyhound Walk

Come and join us for a walk with your hounds. We meet at 10.30am for an 11.00am start and we walk for 45 mins to an hour. We hold a raffle before the walk and tea/coffee and cake is served after the walk for a small donation. Walks may be cancelled due to bad weather.

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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

14 May

In celebration of LoveBrum’s first ‘Impact Week’, we’re sharing the stories of the people who’ve benefited from LoveBrum’s support, demonstrating the impact LoveBrum has delivered in Birmingham. Project aim Birmingham Greyhound Protection works to rescue greyhounds from the greyhound racing industry. These dogs come to the protection in extremely poor physical and mental condition. There … Continued

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9 May

By Katie Spencer, Sky News Correspondent Joy Battley is a greyhound enthusiast but her close involvement with the sport has meant she has seen its darker side. She knows the breed well through racing her own at a track in Harlow, as well as managing Barley Kennels in Waltham Abbey – a rehoming centre for … 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.

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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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