The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) and Corrections Victoria are celebrating the 500th greyhound to complete foster care through the Pet Prison Partnership at HM Dhurringile Prison.
Still looking for your PAW-fect pet? Sunday 11 August 2019. 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The Meadows (MGRA). For more info, click here.
A huge build-up to Australia’s second-ever National Greyhound Adoption Day has come to fruition with 71 greyhounds being adopted into Victorian homes after a wonderful day at The Meadows Racetrack.
This time we are heading back to the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club on Saturday 23 March. We can’t wait to celebrate all things greyhound with free dog washing, greyhound stalls, a BBQ, food trucks as well as a range of kid’s activities.
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.
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).
Saturday afternoon’s adoption day at Sandown was another huge success for the Greyhound Adoption Program, with 43 dogs finding their forever home.
Greyhounds are known for many endearing characteristics; lazy, silly, friendly and low-maintenance, but they can also be very timid, and after racing, a period of getting used to the ‘real world’ can work wonders for their confidence.
Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) today launched a new campaign to raise awareness around changes to State legislation that will remove requirements for non-racing greyhounds to wear muzzles in public from 1 January 2019.
The two day Adoption Event at Seymour has come to an end with 58 greyhounds finding new homes.