Trevor is a lovely, friendly smaller greyhound who is only  19 month old.   He is very much a young boy so very interested in everything around him. Well let’s face it everything is new to him so worth a good sniff! He has never raced and is cat workable so long as you follow correctly the guidance (it will take 3 months for you to cat train your greyhound – you must be prepared to do the training).  He is good with other dogs and just a really nice dog. He will plonk himself down for a snooze when you are out and he’s tired whilst you enjoy a drink and bite to eat. He is very affectionate and loves sharing his love with you.

Can you please think very carefully before adopting.   Dogs – even quiet greyhounds – are a huge responsibility and a lifestyle change.  If you have any health issues – please think very carefully and ensure you can look after the dog before applying.

It takes months before a dog will settle into your home and lifestyle – and you, as the human, must ensure it works.  We have become a very throw away society where it is easier to return a dog than to train a dog.  Most rescues are experiencing some people who just give up all too easily – as though they are just returning something to Amazon.

We are, of course, not talking about the genuine cases – where you may have an illness, lost your job or have to move to somewhere you cannot take the dog – we are talking about just giving up in the 1st 6 months.

You may just think you are just returning the dog, and all is OK – but the disruption caused to that dog can be immense and can be very damaging for him.  The dog will have to go back into kennels (after being in a home) and a “returned” dog is a lot harder to rehome than other dogs.

Please also remember – we are all volunteers at KGR and we can only process so many applications in the time we have – if you give up and return your dog – someone else has missed out on having a dog because we spent our time on you.

We appreciate this sounds harsh – but for the sake of the dogs please think carefully.  We can and provide full back up to help settle your dog into your life – but you have to be up for the challenge and be 100% onboard to help your dog settle into your home and life.

Please remember the 3-3-3- rule

It is 3 days before your ew dog can even start to relax (so overnight disruption, using the rug as a toilet etc)  3 weeks before the he even realises he is staying so starts to learn your routine and 3 months before your he starts to settle.

Ready to adopt Trevor?

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Please make sure you are in a position to adopt a dog, before completing the online adoption form. We are unable to hold onto dogs for more than a few days, once you have passed your homecheck.

We do rehome throughout the UK, so long as you are prepared to travel to meet the dog within a few days of applying for him and then again to adopt him, once you have passed your homecheck.

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