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.
This festive period, the Chandler household warmly welcomed foster greyhound number six – Freddie. Meanwhile, the Phillips household fostered their second greyhound, Bill, for four weeks. The Chandler and Phillips households are good friends, so Bill and Freddie were often seen out and about together in Essendon – on walks and at the local “pet wash.”
A new record for the number of greyhounds adopted at a single event has fallen with 111 greyhounds finding new homes at the Greyhound Adoption Program’s three-day adoption event at Seymour (January 18-20).
The Greyhound Adoption Program’s three-day adoption event began with a bang at Seymour today with 70 of the 115 greyhounds up for adoption going home with their new families.
The Andrews Labor Government is getting on with delivering for much loved Greyhounds with funding announced today for the Greyhound Adoption Centre in Seymour.