Evesham Greyhound and Lurcher Rescue

The Evesham Greyhound and Lurcher Rescue was set up in 1989 by Pip Singleton who started bringing Greyhounds and Lurchers into her home in an attempt to stop them being destroyed.

The EGLR rescue grew and is now run by about 10 volunteers and has foster homes that look after and raise funds for the 70+ dogs being cared for at any one time.

BRIDGET – We have some wonderful news to share with you all, Bridget is back safe with us. Bridget is tired, a bit thin but eating and drinking well, she has some cuts and bruises but on the whole not bad at all, considering her ordeal and the amount of time she has been on the run. To say it has been stressful and extremely worrying for all involved with Bridget has been an understatement.
I have a huge thank you list for fabulous people who put so much time and effort into helping us secure Bridget safely. In no particular order:
Jane Kehoe and Steve Pitt, Linda Griffiths, Zoe Griffiths, Debbie Evans – Dog Lost, Stuart Evans, Emma Sparkes – Dog Lost, Hazel Wallis , Liam and Melissa, Cheryl, Lisa Cartwright – Greyhound Gap, Nick Smith – Lost Dogs Trapping Team, Marcus – The Farmer, Alison Treadwell – Dog Lost, Kaye – Canine Capture, Jennie – Canine Capture, The Marksman – Canine Capture.
Forgive me if I’ve missed anyone.
I just want to put it out there, no one is at fault for Bridget escaping, none of us are infallible or perfect, all of us make mistakes, the most important thing is we have a happy ending and we learn from all of this. I also need to say a huge thank you to the Canine Capture Team Kaye, Jennie and The Marksman, their professionalism was exceptional. They kept us updated continually and constantly, let us know our options at all times and the plans moving forward. There were lots of complications and sensitive issues with Bridget’s capture and she certainly kept us on our toes and didn’t make it easy at any point.
Just to be a completely open book we did pay Canine Capture but they came down from all over the country three times. The drugs used to dart Bridget had to be paid for from a Vets, the dart has a GPS and is £380.00 just for one. Do I think it was worth the money, absolutely, did they do a amazing job? 100%.
Everyone who helped with Bridget’s safe return deserve our thanks and appreciation. Massive, huge, grateful thanks from Me, Bridget and all at EGLR. Pip. XX


How you can help!

As a volunteer driven rescue, we rely very much on the hard work and generosity of our supporters. If you are able to supply any of the items shown here, please do get in touch to discuss plans for their delivery or collection.

If you would like to make a financial donation by post please email us at mail@lurcher.org.uk and we will be happy to provide you with a postal address.

Please make cheques payable to EVESHAM GREYHOUND & LURCHER RESCUE

Or by donating money to our PayPal:

Other ways that you can get involved…


We will always need an endless supply of tinned and dried food.

People Power!

Foster homes, home-checkers, sponsors, fundraisers and drivers.

Volunteer Transporters

To transport the dogs between the kennels and foster homes.


Duvet covers, sheets, towels and throws (at least 2000mm wide).


Always in need of greyhound and whippet collars and box muzzles.

Sturdy Indoor Kennels

Used for dogs resting from vet attention. Collapsible please.


For emailing photos of incoming dogs (internal modem please).

Heras Fencing

Desperate for help to fund/supply temporary fencing (12 panels).

ID Tags

Plastic tags required to tag dogs going to new homes/foster homes.

Laminate Pouches & A4 Paper

Photocopy paper and pouches are always appreciated.