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May 2022

May 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Damhead Kennels, Damhead Farmhouse
Tinwald, Dumfries DG1 3PL United Kingdom

Please join us for our Greyhound Day Out on Sunday 29th May 2022 at the amazing Damhead Boarding Kennels near Dumfries who look after many of our dogs so well as they wait for their forever homes. They have generously offered us space in their tranquil countryside setting to meet from 12 Noon to 3pm where we can take all the Rescue dogs out for walks. Its a fantastic opportunity for lots of Greyhound Chat whilst getting to know more…

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June 2022

June 5 @ 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Heathhall Community Centre, Barnett Road
Dumfries, Dumfries DG1 3RU

DCGR have been invited to an event at Heathhall Community Centre on Barnett Road in Dumfries on Sunday 5th June to promote our charity. Graham and Margaret Hill will be taking a small sales table along as well as Rhys and Honey the best DCGR hound mascots we could ever hope for! The free community event runs from 12noon till 5pm and will offer live music and family entertainment so if any "locals" with a greyhound would like to come…

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June 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Newall Terrace, City Centre
Dumfries, DG1 1LN

After two years of being cancelled, the Guid Nychburris Festival in Dumfries is set to return this year with many of the usual traditional events, along with a few additions to incorporate 90 years since the first Guid Nychburris in 1932 and the Queens Platinum Jubilee of 70 years of Her Majesty on the throne. We thought it would be apt to also celebrate our 20th Anniversary since DCGR was officially registered as a Charity and remember all the dogs…

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June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gilknockie Public Hall, Claygate
Nr Canonbie, DG14 0SG United Kingdom

Please come along and join us for a Greyt Walk and Social Day Out to walk some of our Rescue Hounds looking for forever homes.   We will be meeting around Noon at the Gilnockie Hall at Claygate, just off the A7 in Dumfriesshire on Sunday 26th June and will be walking along the Byre Burn path know as the “Fairy Loup”, taking in the wonderful Waterfall whose name is said in local legend to have come from fairies leaping…

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August 2022

August 27
Kirkgunzeon Village Hall, Kirkgunzeon Dumfries DG2 8LA

DCGR will be again attending the Kirkgunzeon Summer Fair in the Village Hall and surrounding ground on Saturday 27th August. More information will follow nearer the time but Graham and Margaret Hill will certainly be there with a fundraising table and any help with donations or on the table itself would be appreciated. Looking forward to seeing you all there!

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September 2022

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dock Park, Dockhead
Dumfries, DG1 2RY

After a gap of a few years DCGR will be taking part in The Great Global Greyhound Walk 2022 which is an annual dog-walking event that brings together greyhounds, lurchers, other sighthounds and their owners to raise awareness of the breeds and show the public just what wonderful pets they make. Last Year 7,509 greyhounds took part on 343 walks in 27 countries in an effort to promote all things greyhound. Its not a sponsored walk - just an opportunity for greyhound…

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November 2022

November 6
Lockerbie Town Hall, High Street
Lockerbie, DG11 2ES United Kingdom

The Event of the Year! The DCGR Fun Greyhound Show is returning and will be held in Lockerbie Town Hall on Sunday 6th November. The return of the highlight of the fundraising year! Graham will be looking for sponsors for the classes (we have four so far) nearer the time but if anyone is interested, there will be 13 classes and sponsorship of each class is £25. For this sum, you get a shout out in the hall on the…

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