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Events

Select the month below to see the events.  

We always need new volunteers who can come along to our events and help us raise funds and promote greyhounds and lurchers as pets.  If you can help at any of the events please contact us here.

If you intend to come along to visit any of the events please always check our facebook page before leaving, incase of any last minute changes, usually caused by the weather.

August 2017

Hythe Street Collection
Hythe, Kent
Saturday, 26th

Come along and meet our lovely hounds looking for homes - we will be in the centre of Hythe on the High Street raising much needed funds for KGR.  We are local to Hythe so we would like as many people as possible to help us promote KGR and the dogs in our care.

If you can help please email us at info@kentgreyhoundrescue.com

September 2017

Hop Festival, Faversham
Faversham
Sunday, 3rd

This is a huge and very busy free event, celebrating the history of Faversham.  KGR will have a stall here on the Sunday (the event is on all weekend) - it is our first time at the event so we are not sure of the set up but we will have our big red KGR tent with us.

If you can help on the day please let us know - we are very proactive and like to take the dogs out to meet people, increasing their chances of finding homes.  To do this we need people who can walk the dogs around events and chat to people about KGR and hounds in general.  If you can help please email us at info@kentgreyhoundrescue.com

Summer Dog Show - Hythe
The Green, Hythe, Kent CT21 6EG
Sunday, 10th

There will be the dog show with lots of fun clases for all breeds of dogs plus our tea tent with lots of homemade goodies both sweet and savoury.

We will be selling our full range of coats, fleece coats and rain macs  plus  Outhwaites coats and Hunter Wax jackets.  Plus handmade knitted jumpers, snoods, harnesses, collar and leads, and our full range of toys.  Infact everything you could need for your dog.

We will also be having a tombola, a raffle and some really nice stalls selling great stuff.

Class Schedule

£2 per class

Judging starts at 11am

1        Best Puppy (6 - 12 months)

2        Best Child Handler (up to 12 years old)

3        Best Veteran (7 years and over)

4        Best Greyhound

5        Friendliest/Happiest Dog

6        Best Non-Rescue

7        Best Brace

8        Most appealing eyes

 

 

Judging starts at 2pm

9       Best Yearling (12 - 24 months)

10     Prettiest Bitch

11      Most Handsome Dog

12      Best Rescue

13      Best Condition

14      Best Lurcher

15      Fancy Dress

16      Dog Judge would like to take home

 

Best in Show (every dog that was placed 1st in previous classes)

To be Judged approx 3.30 

October 2017

Gravesend Street Collection
Gravesend
Saturday, 28th

The KGR team will be near HSBC with some of the dogs looking for homes between 11 & 3. Why not come along and have some houndy cuddles?

November 2017

Christmas Indoor Dog Show
Chilham Village Hall
Sunday, 19th

In Aid of Kent Greyhound Rescue

We will be hosting an indoor dog show at the very beautiful Chilham Village Hall.   The show is for all breeds of dogs, not just hounds and we will be selling homemade cakes, jams, dog treats plus hand knitted dog coats and other seasonal items.  We will also be selling, bacon sandwiches, homemade sandwiches and refreshments.  

Location: On left hand side of the A252 approximately ¾ of a mile from the A252/A28 junction at Chilham. Postcode CT4 8DB .

Registration is from 11am and judging starts at 12.

1. Best Puppy

2. Best Veteran

3. Best Greyhound

4. Best Lurcher

5. Best Rescue

6. Prettiest Bitch

7. Handsome Dog

8. Best Brace

9. Friendliest/Happiest Dog

10. Dog judge would like to take home

 

 

 

December 2017

Gravesend Christmas Street Collection
Gravesend
Saturday, 16th

Our lovely festive homeless hounds will be in Gravesend collecting money for KGR.  If you can help on the day please let us know.  

Maidstone Christmas Street Collection
Maidstone
Friday, 22nd

Just a few days to go until Christmas - why not pop into Maidstone and give one of our homeless hounds a cuddle.  We will be outside Marks and Spencers from 11 until 2.  If you can help please let us know.