Thank you to the staff and customers of Morrisons in Little Clacton for making us welcome at the store for day one our meet and greet sessions and for the generous donations totaling £91.51. Kennel dog Yunny and retired dog Troy both did sterling work promoting greyhounds for the wonderful dogs they are.
We did a three hour session today. Tomorrow we aim to be there from 10am until 2pm and we hope to be joined by kennel dogs Mickey and Sonny.
Yunny with a visitor to our stand
This was the first time Troy and Yunny had met. They soon became firm friends.
Many thanks to Mandy one of our kind supporters who recently celebrated a special birthday In lieu of presents she asked for donations for two of her favourite charities. We were one of them and are most grateful for the donation of £195. Thanks Mandy from all at Greyhound Homer we hope you enjoyed your party.
At a couple of our recent shows volunteer Angie has successfully run a Tombola stall which has proved popular and is a great way of raising much needed funds. If you have any items you no longer need which you think might be suitable we would be very grateful for them. If you could drop them at kennels, bring them to one of our walks or pop them to your nearest volunteer that would be much appreciated. In the first instance please ring either Avril or Sue if you need to know where your nearest Volunteer can be found. Thank you.
Once again we were made very welcome on Manningtree Market when we held our meet and greet to celebrate National Greyhound Day on Saturday Many thanks to Toni for giving us a pitch and to Stobbs Butchers for the bones which were gratefully received by our kennel dogs Thanks also to everybody who stopped to chat and donated so generously For more photos please visit our Facebook Page.
Oscar is hoping this is a winning pose
June did an outstanding job at her first event. It was her birthday and we thank her for choosing to spend it promoting our hounds that are waiting for their forever homes
We will be holding a meet and greet session on Manningtree Market tomorrow to celebrate National Greyhound Day. We will be there between 8.30 and 12.30 so do come along and say hello. If you have a greyhound why not bring him or her along, lets flood the town with our precious hounds. The address is Brook Street Manningtree CO11 1DJ.
We had lots of visitors to our stall when we did the Ardleigh car boot sale this morning. Trade really picked up when Arthur (who is now available again) and Charlie arrived. They are such friendly boys, eager to meet everybody. You would never have believed it was their first public appearance, we are so proud of them. We may have to do this sale again in the near future, it’s a great way to promote the dogs, literally thousands of people attend every week.
We can’t say this often enough – but thank you to our wonderful supporters who continue to donate generously using Virgin money.
We were especially grateful for all your kind donations over the Christmas period. Thank you all!
It is with great sadness we have to tell you that after a short illness dear Alfie has had to be put to sleep. Alfie came back to kennels last year after 3 and a half years in a loving home when his owner became too ill to look after him. But following an appeal on here a new family came forward and took Alfie into their hearts and their home. They are understandably devastated by their loss and our thoughts are with them.
Alfie was such a loving boy who craved affection. He made friends easily and will be much missed by his family and his greyhound friend Poppy who he would chase after in the park most days.
Alfie your life may have been shorter than we all would have wished but it was a life surrounded by people who loved you very much. We take much comfort from that. Sleep tight sweetheart you will never be forgotten.
This photo sums up Alfie the cuddle monster perfectly. He couldn’t have been more loved.
It is with regret we announce that Mark and Dawn Stiff have resigned from their roles with Greyhound Homer.
We will always be grateful for all the fantastic hard work they have both put in during their time with us, going above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the very best outcomes for our homeless hounds.
We hope they enjoy their new found leisure time and wish them all the very best for the future.
Many thanks to the staff at Pets at Home Martlesham for hosting another Meet and Greet for us. We took along kennel dogs Mac and L.J and foster dog Billy. All proved a real hit with the staff and customers alike. Several of our homed dogs came along to say hello and Storm liked the whole meet and greet experience so much he stayed and helped all day. Visit our facebook page to see photos of their day.