make great pets


Registered Charity
No. 1088855


The Greyhound

Ensuring welfare stays at the heart of our sport

Recently homed greyhounds

Meet Gino and

I've no doubt you'll be happy to know Gino is doing really well and has overcome his fear of stairs! We often have a warm spot on the bed where he spends most of the day. 

We think that Oddball (Benjen) has settled in very well.

Thanks for a good choice!

Tiffany (who was called Kiwi) has settled brilliantly, with no problems at all. She is a very loving, affectionate, playful and fun dog. She also loves cuddles!

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Welcome to Friends of Crayford Retired Greyhounds (FOCRG)

The Friends of Retired Greyhounds have been homing Crayford’s ex-racers since 1974. During this time we have homed hundreds of hounds, giving them that forever home once they have finished racing at the track.


We are a registered charity for raising awareness and helping to fund the retirement process. Over the years this has taken on many guises, ranging from Quiz Nights to Sponsored Walks.


The support of our volunteers, management and colleagues at Ladbrokes Stadium Crayford has made the FOCRG the success it is today.


Greyhounds make loving family pets

Affectionate, laid-back and like a cuddle

Gentle with children and the elderly

Happy on a lead

Adapt quickly to family life

Just two 20 minute walks a day

Contact us if you can offer a Crayford ex-racing greyhound a place in your home, or would like to find out more about the work of the FOCRG.