Thank you Kevin for leading us around a muddy walk from Hollesley, and for the 23 intrepid greyhounds (along with two companion dogs) for ignoring the weather forecast for a mostly dry walk! Matty joined us from kennels and enjoyed meeting new friends and funny-shaped dogs. Thanks also to all at the Shepherd and Dog for your hospitality after the walk – under new ownership from today, we wish you every success.
A very short walk in the baking heat, 10 minutes mostly in shade, followed by an indoor picnic in the community hall. Kennel brothers Barry and Ben came along to say hello and enjoyed all the treats. Hugest of thanks to Pat for the food, and to all who braved the heat, and for all your donations.
Not quite as hot as predicted for our evening walk, and with plenty of water, cold towels and cool coats we had an enjoyable walk along the marina and through the village of Shotley Many thanks to The Shipwreck for making us welcome and to those who came along.
SHOTLEY WALK. Temperatures are predicted to be 25 degrees at 7pm on
Friday evening for our walk and are only expected to drop to 22 degrees
by the end of the walk. This is still mightily hot! Avril will be at
the meeting point in case anybody wants to go ahead but her dog Fox will
not be with her. We are loathe to cancel the walk entirely or change
the start time in case not all those intending to come see a
cancellation post. If it does by some miracle cool down considerably we
will be pleased to see you.
65 Sight hounds and 5 of their companions joined us for our walk in Woodbridge today. We welcomed Andy Gillan Head of Welfare at Head Office and Justin and Gemma who are adopting Fabia at the end of the month. Kennel dog Janet joined us and endeared herself to all
Many thanks to John Porter owner of the Affleck Arms for hosting our walk today. 35 dogs took part and John has generously donated £5 for each dog. It was an absolutely stunning walk through beautiful countryside. Kennel dogs Kojo, Eske and Bosch came along and they met up with some hounds from Trinity Kennels who are also looking for their forever homes.
One of our kind and generous supporters the owner of the Affleck Arms in the beautiful village of Dalham has offered to donate £5 for every Greyhound who attends our May walk. Kennel dogs Leo and Blink along with their friends were taken on a recce ably led by Ozzy the pub dog. Full details will appear in our events section shortly.
A fantastic day for a beautiful riverside walk in Hadleigh this morning. 53 Greyhound and, 3 of their companions took part. Kennel dogs Leo and Seb endeared themselves to everyone. Many thanks to Angie for leading the walk and to The George for making us welcome afterwards.
Our next walk takes place this coming Sunday 24th February at Mistley.
Our March walk will be a lovely riverside walk in Hadleigh dedicated to the memory of Angie’s Husband John Upson who sadly passed away in January. Johnnie was a life long resident of Hadleigh. He adored all of his dogs and when he was well enough would often join us on our walks with his own dogs Alex and Troy. We hope to raise a glass to Johnnie in the George Public House after the walk. Details of all our walks can be found on our What’s on page