Helping Retired Sporting Hounds Transition from Kennel
to Permanent Home

501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization in Tryon, NC

About SHFT

Sporting Hounds Foundation of Tryon (SHFT) provides support for the care of sporting pack hounds unable to continue meeting the athletic rigors of hunting, and adjust from pack life to finding fulfilling lives as a family dog.

Currently, Sporting Hounds Foundation assists hunt clubs and other not for profit organizations through modest grants for:

Long term, SHFT envisions developing a dedicated site with ample kennels and land to care for and transition retired pack hounds.