How you can help

Financial matters

Although all of our volunteers work freely for Hector’s, without pay, the average greyhound costs us £475 to rescue and rehabilitate because of the costs associated with neutering, vaccinations, worming, dental treatment and other vets bills. Some dogs come to us with racing injuries that require treatment, which can add much more to our costs. Though we ask adopters for a donation, this only covers part of the cost associated with the rescue and rehabilitation of each hound.

Any financial contribution you can make to us will make a difference! To donate to Hector’s Greyhound Rescue, visit our Donation Page. Make a one-off donation with a Debit/Credit card without a PayPal account. Or help out every month with a recurring donation. Recurring donations require a secure PayPal account from where you can pay with a Debit/Credit card and manage your monthly payment.

Alternatively, please contact us if you would like to make a cash or cheque donation to Hector’s Greyhound Rescue.


If you are able to donate any of the following items to Hector’s Greyhound Rescue please contact us:


  • Dog food and treats
  • Blankets
  • Leads
  • Toys
  • Feeding stands


Never underestimate the importance of offering your services as a volunteer. Without the help of volunteers, Hector’s Greyhound Rescue couldn’t rescue and rehome beautiful greyhounds. What could you do to help?

  • Help at street collections collecting much-needed funds
  • Help at store collections, once again collecting much-needed funding and also sharing the word about Hector’s Greyhound Rescue and our beautiful hounds that need a forever home
  • Transporting greyhounds
  • Grooming the hounds at the kennels
  • Walking the hounds at the kennels and offering human contact and cuddles
  • Home checking
  • Helping at the Christmas fair
  • Helping at our dog shows
  • Offering coffee mornings
  • Administrative duties
  • Any form of income generation ( Charity events/sponsorships etc. ) 

Whatever time you can offer to help volunteer will benefit the greyhounds rescued by Hector’s. As a charity, we rely solely upon funds raised and the support of our volunteers.


Could you help by fundraising? Here are some ideas:

  • A sponsored run/walk
  • Bake sale
  • Cycle ride
  • Coffee morning

Many people start a Fundraiser for us on Facebook around special times, like their birthdays. Visit our Donation Page for more details on how you can start your own.

Hector’s Greyhound Rescue has even had a volunteer undertake a ‘Wing Walk’ to help raise funds.  What a fantastic achievement.


A legacy could be used in a number of ways to support the rescue of greyhounds.  A legacy is a lasting way to support Hector’s Greyhound Rescue.