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James Merlino welcomes a new addition to his family

James Merlino welcomes a new addition to his family

Deputy Premier James Merlino was one of many Victorians to welcome a new pet greyhound into their home yesterday. Mr Merlino and his family adopted Sara, a stunning blue greyhound who was one of 33 former racing greyhounds to be adopted into loving forever homes out of Sunday’s Adoption Day at the Ballarat Greyhound Racing ...

Happy times ahead for want-to-be adopters following another successful Adoption Day

Happy times ahead for want-to-be adopters following another successful Adoption Day

The growing popularity of greyhounds as pets continues with hundreds of people attending the Greyhound Adoption Program’s first ever Adoption Day in Ballarat yesterday. “We had around 350 people attend Sunday’s event which was a great result. Of the 35 greyhounds we had available for adoption on the day, 33 found homes, with the remaining ...

VIDEO: GAP takes pride of place at Victorian Greyhound Awards

VIDEO: GAP takes pride of place at Victorian Greyhound Awards

One of the highlights from last Friday night’s Victorian Greyhound Awards was when a dozen pet greyhounds and their adopters took centre stage. This was all part of the script as a video was played across the giant screens showcasing many of the highlights emanating from Victoria’s Greyhound Adoption Program over the past 18 months. ...

VIDEO: GAP foster carer Aileen Travis recognised with inaugural GRV Welfare Award

VIDEO: GAP foster carer Aileen Travis recognised with inaugural GRV Welfare Award

Experienced foster carer Aileen Travis was the recipient of the inaugural GRV Welfare Award at the 2015/16 Victorian Greyhound Awards on Friday night. The GRV Welfare Award recognises outstanding contribution to the welfare of greyhounds, and Aileen certainly fits the criteria having fostered almost 200 greyhounds through her home since 2001, helping them make the ...

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