Most greyhounds easily transition to life in a home and are well-behaved pets happy to play by the rules, and then there are the mavericks and mischief-makers.
Cynthia and John Burns were excited to go to the GAP Adoption Weekend. They drove out to Seymour the night before from the Mornington Peninsula so they could be some of the first in line to find their greyhound.
It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to Don Graham, a highly respected GAP volunteer, who passed away on Sunday 17 February.
For many years, visitors to the Seymour head office of Victoria’s Greyhound Adoption Program were greeted by a very handsome fawn greyhound called Dave who saw himself as very much in charge of the program.
You may have heard of our “Golden Oldies”, Zeta (14) and Tommy (11), who were struggling to find a forever home after being returned to GAP in October. Since they have lived together for a long time, the pair were inseparable, so Rose Streatfield, GAP’s Volunteer and Foster Coordinator, found it in her heart to foster them while they waited for a home.
Noel McMahon is a passionate greyhound enthusiast who started a Facebook group to provide support for greyhound owners and people who have recently adopted pet greyhounds.
Rose Streatfeild is the GAP Volunteer and Foster Coordinator for GRV’s Greyhound Welfare and Rehoming Department, and she is known to go above and beyond the call of duty to help these beautiful dogs find homes.
Last weekend, Peita Duncan, GRV’s Deputy Chair, joined Simone Fisher on RSN’s Talking Greyhounds to discuss the fantastic results from the GAP’s 3-Day Adoption Event.
Effective 1 January 2019, pet greyhounds are no longer required to wear a muzzle in public. This is great news for greyhounds, but please don’t forget that greyhounds are still legally required to be on a lead in public.
Sally Waddell couldn’t live without a dog in her life. When her last dog passed away of old age in December, Sally and her partner agreed that they needed to find a new canine companion soon.