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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.

BGP Christmas Stratford Walk

A monthly walk at Stratford Race Course. Depending weather, all updates on BGP FB page.

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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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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

12 December

We have recently helped two galgos in Spain. Please meet Amber and Jacko. Both will be joining us in the UK in New Year. If you would like to find out more about these breed or would like to adopt Amber or Jacko please get in touch.

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9 December

Our Christmas auction has raised an absolutely amazing £2,114. We have been doing these auctions for 7 years now and your support just blows us away. On behalf of BGP, THANK YOU. Have a lovely Christmas and see you next year xx

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8 December

I’m not sure where to start with this post I am so angry. Please meet Joy racing name Corey’s Joy. She was bred and raced in Ireland before being exported to Spain. This is her on the vets table after being made to run next to a van for 18miles in 20 minutes. She was … 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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