71 future dog owners braved the cold today to attend day one of our two-day Seymour Adoption Event. Of the 82 greyhounds looking for their furever homes, 33 were lucky enough to go home to warm couch tonight. Tomorrow’s session will begin at 10am and run until 3pm with 49 greyhounds available.
The Greyhound Adoption Program has broken all records for the number of greyhounds adopted in a single weekend, with104 greyhounds finding their forever homes.
This isn’t just a day to adopt greyhounds. If you are thinking about adopting and want to find out more information, this is a great opportunity as staff from the Greyhound Adoption Program will be on hand to answer any of your questions while you meet and interact with some of our placid, friendly greyhounds.
Almost 700 people and 300 dogs walked through the gates at The Meadows to take part in our third Greyhound Community Day.
Many successful race dogs have been accepted into the Greyhound Adoption Program and been adopted by Victorian families.
Twenty greyhounds sauntered off to new homes after yesterday’s Greyhound Adoption Day, the first ever held in Bendigo.
Recently there has been a significant amount of a contagious respiratory disease (commonly called kennel cough) in the community and in various animal shelters. GAP, and the greyhound industry, has also been affected. Kennel cough is a complex disease but vaccination will significantly reduce the incidence and severity of the disease.
There was a familiar face among the crowd at Adoption Day on Sunday – Dr Bridie O’Donnell who is a regular on the news–current affairs program The Project, took home four-year-old Gypsy.