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Thank you everyone, stay safe and keep loving your greyhounds xx

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Welcome to
Barley Kennels

Our goal is to provide the best care for the greyhounds after their racing career has ended and to find them their forever homes


For all re-homing enquiries please call Joy at the kennel on

01992 890 540

Who are we ?
Barley Kennels (Greyhound Trust Epping Forest) is run by a committee of volunteers who all passionately believe that each and every retired greyhound deserves a loving and secure life after racing.

What do we do and why ?
Our main function is to provide the best care for the greyhounds after their racing career has ended and to find the greyhounds the right family home so that they can lead a happy and full life. Greyhounds make the perfect family pet and we want to promote this message far and wide.

Are you interested in a retired greyound as a pet ?
Greyhounds make great pets and are suitable for all kinds of families. Whether you work, have children or other pets, we look at all situations individually and work hard to match the right greyhound with the right family.

So you have adopted a greyhound...

Fantastic news! We're so pleased you've opened your heart and your home to one of these beautiful dogs.

Most greyhounds settle in well to their new homes and take to life as pets like ducks to water, but if you would like to find out a little more about training your greyhound, we are here to help.

Please find some useful training guides to help your hound get the most out of home life.


Contact Us

Please give us a call on
01992 890540 or
email and we can let you know what dogs we have available and which ones might be a good match for you.


Visit Us

You might like the look of a particular dog on our Facebook page, but you will find that the best way to find your new best friend is to go and meet the hounds. 


Home Visit

We are dedicated to responsible homing and all adoptions are subject to a home visit. This isn't anything to worry about - we just want to know that our hounds will fit in!

To view all our greyhounds that are currently looking for their forever home and for all our latest news/events please follow our Facebook Page

Click link below

The Greyhound Trust Epping Forest (Barley Kennels) is a branch of the national registered charity 'The Greyhound Trust' (Registered Charity Numbers: 269668, SC044047) and all data is processed in line with the Greyhound Trust’s national privacy notice and data protection policy.

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For further information contact or call us on 0208 335 3016

or write to us at Greyhound Trust, Park House, Park Terrace, Worcester Park, Surrey, KT4 7JZ

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Barley Kennels