Most JR Whippet Rescue whippets are matched with someone from a list of suitable applicants, many of whom have been waiting to adopt a whippet for some time. However we will sometimes post details here of whippets who are looking for new homes.
Jinx and Dexter are two whippet boys who are looking for a loving home together. Jinx is 8 and Dexter is 5. They require a home with company most of the time as Jinx does have a little separation anxiety. They have come into rescue as their previous owners were unable...read more
Solveig and John Holbrook recently wrote to say they have a new rescue whippet, whom they have named, "Bella" (called Twinkle in her previous home). "She is getting on very well with our other whippet Harley. We had to have our dear rescue dog Max put to sleep in...read more
Ziggy was bred to be a racing whippet, but, some would say wisely, the only time Ziggy ever put his best paw forward was when there was something comfortable like a sofa in the offing! Consequently he was given to friends whose daughter was longing for a dog, and he...read more
Phoebe came to me just before Christmas 2010 and was brought to me (I live near Market Harborough) from Powys by Elaine Day, of Celtic Moon Whippets, who had been fostering her. Because she came with her vaccination card, which contained her date of birth, I know she...read more
Miss Fish belonged to our very first, and now late, Treasurer, Joy Fisher, who died recently at the age of 93. This little black bitch is 15 years old and was taken in by JR Whippet Rescue after Joy's death a few months ago. Her new owner, Sue Tyler, lives in...read more
Isn't he handsome?! And he's now happily settled in his new home where he is already practising the whippety dark art of sofa hogging, as new owner Gillian revealed ... On adoption day, after we had filled in the paperwork and had a cup of tea, we secured his bed in...read more