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Christmas Fayre at Crossing Cottage Greyhound Sanctuary

November 17th

11.00am til 2.00pm Stalls and refreshments, greyhound goods.

The Fayre was originally planned for the 3rd of November, but due to the inclement weather we have moved the event back to the 17th November.

Open day at the Kennelse

17th November

1.00am til 2.00pm (Crossing Cottage Greyhound Sanctuary, Ossington Lane, Sutton on Trent, Newark, Notts NG23 6QR Telephone No.01636 822032 Christmas cards and gifts on sale, meet the dogs

Thoresby Park at Thoresby Hall

23rd and 24th November

 Join us at Thorsby Park. We will be there from 10am until 6pm on both days.

Thoresby Park at Thoresby Hall, Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9WH

Newark Market

24th November, 14th and 15th December

We will have a stall for fundraising at Newark Market.

Annual Boxing Day Walk at Crossing Cottage Kennels

26th December

meet 11.00 to walk at 11.30, Two walks one long, one shorter one for our more mature greyhounds – Bacon Butty BBQ, Posh Coffee

Unfortunately due to the stalls it will not be possible to park at the kennels.  Please park on Old Great North Road (parallel to the kennels) or Doctors Surgery car park on Hounsfield Way.(The Surgery, Hounsfield Way, Sutton on Trent, Newark Notts, NG23 6PX)

Please do not park on Barrel Hill Road or on Hempsall Lane.

News and information



Age: April 2017 Sex: Female Size: Small/Medium Color: Black House Trained: No Personality: Julie is not too energetic, she does get excited when she’s going for a walkJulie is a very pretty, cute small black, four year old young lady with a lovely temperament and she...



Age: September 2018 Sex: Female Size: Small/Medium Color: Black House Trained: No Personality: Toulula is a confident, very happy young ladyTouloula is a very pretty, cute small black, young lady with a great temperament.  Touloula is quite different from other...


The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, on 22nd February he suggested that there may be a lift on travel restrictions other than local ones and only essential travel on 29th March but this would depend on statistics and cases of the Corona Virus. If you are interested in...



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Coronavirus – January Update

Coronavirus – January Update

Due to Covid 19 the Government  issued guidance (Special Bulletin January 6th 2021)  which states all kennels must close and visitors are not allowed.  This applies to dogs going out of the kennels and also to dogs coming in to kennels. As a result the kennels are...



(New arrival the description is our initial assessment) Age: 19/09/16 – Four years old Sex: Female Size: Small/Medium Color: Black House Trained: No ,however when they are here our greyhounds go to the toilet area on an three hourly and less basis Personality: Lass is...



The newest addition to our family, Daisy, came home with us on the 27th August 2019 and we’ve had her for just under three months now. Though we never would have guessed that we would have ended up with a 30kg greyhound who bears more than a passing resemblance to a...

Fostering Annie

After losing our beautiful greyhound Stella we had decided that our other greyhound Eddie at 10 years old would be our only dog but he had other ideas! From being a very laid back greyhound he became very stressed when left alone. My husband had done some research...


Dear Judith and John As I have been with my new owners for a week now I thought I would write and tell you how I have been getting on. Everything was very stressful at first, these people came and loaded me into the back of their car and went on a long journey. When...

Sasha & Diva

As I write this, sitting at the kitchen table.  I am being watched by two snoozing, black, beautiful greyhounds, sprawled out happily on a mound of quilts and pillows. Although we have only recently adopted, “Sasha” and “Diva”, I cannot imagine life without them....

The Carlins

In 2010 my daughter was diagnosed with Cancer, she was 11. Alex commenced a tough three years of chemotherapy,  at its worst Alex was in a wheelchair and was on morphine to control the pain which meant that she missed over two years of school it severely shook her...

Bright Rumble’s Story

We first visited John & Judith at Crossing Cottage late 2013 looking for a retired greyhound. We had admired this breed for some time; their elegance, easy-going nature and love of humans. When we realised how many ex-racers needed homes, this confirmed our...


Willow came to live with us on 7th July 2009. It was just a lucky chance that we had gone to the kennels the week before to have a look and find out about keeping a Greyhound. Judith suggested we take one for a walk and see how we got on. Willow, or Pearls Black as...

Eddie & Stella

If someone had told me a couple of years ago that I would have 1 greyhound nevermind 2 vying for position on my settee I would have never believed it but we have – both from Judith and John Morton at Crossings Cottage in Newark. The background to our introduction to...


On our first visit to Crossing Cottage, we were welcomed by Judith and John and showed around the kennels at all the gorgeous Greyhounds. After talking to John and telling him our lifestyle and what kind of temperament we were looking for in a Greyhound, John...

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