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  • Valentines Indoor Dog Show 18th Feb

    Valentines Indoor Dog Show 18th Feb

    Come along and join us at our Indoor fun dog show for all breeds and types of dog - from 11am - all fun classes.  Plus our KGR shop with some great new toys (and everything else we sell online) - raffle and bacon sandwiches (veggie alternative), cakes, refreshments and more...

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  • Myrtle Cottage - raising funds for KGR

    Myrtle Cottage - raising funds for KGR

    Myrtle Cottage is a 4* self catering cottage which raises funds for KGR - it is located in the lovely village of St Margarets at Cliffe which sits above the White Cliffs of Dover surrounded by National Trust land...

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  • Winter Dog Show 20/11/16

    Winter Dog Show 20/11/16

    Our Winter Dog Show is on 20th November at the beautiful Chilham Village Hall - registration from 11 and judging from 12.  See the events section for the full class list and more information...

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  • KGR Summer Dog Show Sat 10th September

    KGR Summer Dog Show Sat 10th September

    KGR are hosting our annual summer dog show on Saturday 10th September - this is a fun show for all breeds and types of dogs - everyone welcome.  Full class information is in our events section...

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  • KGR Online Auction starts 23rd April

    KGR Online Auction starts 23rd April

    Have a look at our online auction  and see the amazing items we have for you to bid on - with all proceeds going to KGR.  Our star item is a night at The Westbury Hotel, a 5* Hotel in Mayfair plus dinner at the Alyn Williams award winning restaurant, but we also have tickets to Leeds Castle, throws by Slumbering Hounds, collars by Poshpods and Martins Martingale Collars and another 70 items for you to bid on...

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  • Waitrose Green Token Scheme

    KGR are one of the nominated charities at our local Waitrose Hythe this month so please pop in and drop your green token into the KGR box – this is a great scheme where each Waitrose branch shares £1000 per month between 3 selected charities and how much each charity gets depends on how many green tokens the public donate...

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  • Fun Run - Greenwich

    Fun Run - Greenwich

    Why not come along and join in the 5k or 10k fun run on Sat 26th March in Greenwich - all monies raised will go to help the greyhounds and will be split between KGR, AHAR, Caged NW and GRNE...

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  • Help save the galgos and podencos

    Help save the galgos and podencos

    Feb 1st is National Galgo Day - it is also the end of the hunting season and many 10000s of galgos are disposed of, surplus to requirements.  Galgos are lovely dogs, usually cat friendly, but they live an appalling life in Spain...

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  • FOUND  Help search for missing dog in Margate

    FOUND Help search for missing dog in Margate

    Joss was found safe and well after 5 days on the run.....................Joss ( was Red/Spartan) is missing in Margate 4/12/15 - he is very nervous and will only come back for his owners...

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  • Greyhound Christmas Shopping

    Greyhound Christmas Shopping

    The KGR shop sells lots of great greyhound and lurchers tested and approved toys, ideal for your hound for Christmas.  Our best seller is the Octopus but we have everything from the giggle balls (they love these), to pretty impossible to destroy toys from the Company of Animals and lots in between...

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  • KGR Winter Dog Show Nov 22nd

    Only 2 weeks to go until our indoor winter dog show (Sunday 22nd Nov) at the very lovely Chilham Village Hall.  The show is for all breeds/type of dogs not just hounds...

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  • KGR On Line Auction starts 27th Sept

    We have some fantastic prizes to be won in the online auction for both you, your home and your dogs.  All funds raised go to KGR - we have no paid staff so everything goes towards helping the dogs...

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  • Argos are promoting greyhound racing! please complain

    Argos are promoting greyhound racing! please complain

    Argos are promoting a night at the greyhound races as part of their experience day packages - please write a polite email to them stating how disgusted you are that they are promoting greyhound racing and they reasons why?   The Argos CEO is david...

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  • KGR Summer Dog Show

    KGR Summer Dog Show

    Join us in Hythe for our 2015 summer fun dog show - it is for all breeds of dogs and all proceeds go to KGR.  List classes, times and location are all in the events section...

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  • New winter coats in the shop in fab colours

    New winter coats in the shop in fab colours

    Our new winter coats have arrived at KGR HQ, ready for the autumn.  They come in the usual colours of black, navy, green etc but also in fab pink, turquoise, orange and purple...

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  • Deal Parade 2015

    Deal Parade 2015

    The dogs and volunteers had a fabulous time at the Deal Parade 2015 - it was so busy and the dogs received an amazing amount of attention and lots of cuddles all along the route...

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  • Foster Homes Urgently Needed - help us to save more lives

    Foster Homes Urgently Needed - help us to save more lives

    Fostering is great fun, very rewarding but also hard work - you welcome a dog into your home and prepare him for his forever home - then wish him well as his spreads his wings and goes off to live his new life with his new family...

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  • Afternoon Tea on Hythe Seafront - 20th June

    Afternoon Tea on Hythe Seafront - 20th June

    Why not join us for afternoon tea on the lawn near to the Hythe Imperial Hotel - on the seafront in Hythe.  It is just £7.50 per human head for sandwiches, savouries, cake and refeshments with all monies raised going to help KGR...

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  • KGR Dog Show - 30th May

    KGR Dog Show - 30th May

    Come along and join in the fun at our Spring fun dog show.  The show is for all breeds/types/makes of dog not just greyhounds - everyone welcome.  The full class list is on the website in the events section - starts at 11am at Westmoor Farm, A2, Rainham.

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  • Last few dates at very dog friendly 4* holiday cottage

    Last few dates at very dog friendly 4* holiday cottage

    What not try a holiday in the pretty costal village of St Margarets at Cliffe, in our 4* self catering cottage which helps to raise funds for KGR.  The cottage is very dog friendly and sits above the famous White Cliffs of Dover, surrounded by beautiful National Trust land, with walks along the coastal path with views over to France...

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  • Compulsory Microchipping & Your KGR Dog

    From April 2016 all dogs have to be chipped to their owners and it is the owners responsibility to make sure the chip company is informed if the dog is sold, given away or lost...

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  • Dogs Sold to Dublin Uni for students to practice on....

    Dogs Sold to Dublin Uni for students to practice on....

    We all know that 1000s of greyhounds go missing every year and now the proof is starting to come out, despite the racing industry denying there is a problem...

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  • Stray Dogs In Focus Photographic Exhibition

    Stray Dogs In Focus Photographic Exhibition

    FOUR PAWS is delighted to announce that from 27th October through to 1st November 2014, we will be holding a unique and powerful photographic exhibition ‘Stray Dogs in Focus’ in the iconic Menier Gallery in London...

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  • KGR 2015 calendar out now!

    KGR 2015 calendar out now!

    Our fantastic new calendar is now avaialble! A huge thank you to everyone who sent in their photos earlier this year to participate in the photo calendar competition!  Lovely design, very practical month-by-month layout and, of course, featuring gorgeous models...

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  • KGR Dog Show - 6th Sept. Hythe 2014

    KGR Dog Show - 6th Sept. Hythe 2014

    Our annual summer dog show is on Saturday 6th September this year.  The show is being held on The Green in Hythe and is for all breeds of dogs - for full class information & start times please see our events section...

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  • Chilham International Horse Trials

    This coming weekend (2nd and 3rd) we are at the Chilham Castle International Horse Trials.  This is a fantastic event and one of the most enjoyable in our calendar...

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  • Auction for Kai and Grace starts tonight!

    Auction for Kai and Grace starts tonight!

    Our lovely greyhound Kai has broken his leg and the vets bill to fix him is around £2500. Last month, we had a similar vets bill for Grace the greyhound...

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  • KGR Dog Show - this weekend!

    KGR Dog Show - this weekend!

    This weekend we are holding our annual fun dog show at Westmore Farm, on the A2 at Rainham (full details are in the events section).   All dogs welcome not just sighthounds - lots of lovely homemade cakes and sandwiches, homemade dog treats, refreshments, 13 classes in the show and a have a go agility...

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  • New dates added for 2014 dog shows

    New dates added for 2014 dog shows

    Date for your diary. The Medway Spring dog show is to be held on Saturday 31st May near Sittingbourne and our Christmas Indoor dog show is to be held on Sunday 30th November at Chilham Village Hall, near Canterbury...

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  • Very exciting news - our new online shop will be open soon

    Very exciting news - our new online shop will be open soon

    We have been busy setting up our online shop and will very soon be selling a fantastic range of dog toys that have been tested and approved by Bingo, as especially exciting for greyhounds and lurchers...

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  • Raffle of the Year: the Great Big Small Charity Draw

    Raffle of the Year: the Great Big Small Charity Draw

    Please get involved in our participation in Great Big Small Charity Draw 2013! It is a free fundraising event for small charities - like KGR - to raise money for themselves, and a ticket is just £1! There is a whole treasure box of prizes to win, including a top prize of a luxury holiday abroad and also a weekend in Windermere, the Lake District! Don’t miss this great opportunity to win a wonderful prize and to help KGR, as the money from ticket sales go directly to us! All you have to do is go this page and buy a ticket (as little or as many tickets as you wish) online...

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  • Pet Expo - Bluewater 24,25,26 October

    Pet Expo - Bluewater 24,25,26 October

    23/10/13.  Join us at Pet Expo this weekend - this is a must visit event for all pet lovers (not just dogs) there will be stalls with minature ponies, rabbits, cats and of course dogs plus lots of great stalls selling merchandise, doggie displays and a dog show...

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