Pet of the week – Chip

Hi I’m Chip and I have plenty of personality! I love to wiggle myself under your legs, come and and do it all over again, and give you a cheeky derp or smile. Life will definitely not be very boring without me!I am definitely a people person, and to poke my long nose into everything (including your butt!) Basically I’m a stickbeak baby exploring the world. I would be bet with a yard so no apartment in the inner west for me! I would do best with another dog to show me the ropes of pet life and some people around without long hours (well why would you want to be at work all day if you had me!)

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Do you know someone in property?


We need help finding a new kennel property to lease, as we must move soon. If you know anyone who could help, please email us – info@greyhoundrescue.com

We do have some specific needs for our property, so read on to find out more.

Peter and Janet
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Upcoming Events

Our volunteers are often out and about in the community to spread awareness and raise some much-needed funds for our greyhounds. Check here for events coming up through the year!

2017 Events

Check back often to see what’s coming in 2017

October

Sunday 8: Lane Cove Village Fair
Burns Bay Road, Lane Cove
9am – 4pm
Come and say hi to us at the Lane Cove Village Fair. Meet some of our lovable greyhounds who will be on hand for a cuddle. Ask our volunteers about fostering and adoption, or grab some of our ‘greyt’ merchandise to show your support!
This is a free event. More information » 

Saturday 14: Super Furry Festival
Shannon Reserve, Surry Hills
9am – 3pm
Join us at the Super Furry Festival! The Super Furry Festival brings together a number of animal charities to raise awareness, funds and adoptions for animals needing homes.
This is a free event. More information available on the Festival website » 

Sunday 22: Cruelty Free Festival
The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve, Sydney CBD
10am – 5pm
Visit us and our amazing ‘ambassadogs’ at the annual Cruelty Free Festival. The festival provides a full day of activities and entertainment to delight everyone who loves animals.
This is a ticketed event. More information available on the website » 

Sunday 22: Mosman Pets Day Out
Mosman Square and Village Green
10am – 2pm
Mosman Pets Day out is a much loved community event featuring a spectacular pet-related program. Our volunteers will be available to answer any queries you may have about greyhounds and we’ll have some of our gorgeous ‘ambassadogs’ on hand for a cuddle or two!
This is a free event. More information  » 

 

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Marlo

How you doin’? I’m Marlo and if tall, dark and handsome is your type – I’m the hound for you!  I’m a fun outgoing, fun loving kind of guy with a bounce in my step.  I love my toys and will play games with you over and over if you let me. I love to lean right in for a cuddle and if you scratch me in just the right place – my teeth will chatter together with happiness!

I’m new to this pet business so I’m looking for someone to help show me the ropes – the word here at the kennels is I might even get a nice comfy couch to share with my new family! I can be a little bit excited around other dogs so it might be best if I’m the only fur kid so I can be the centre of attention. Children could be OK if they’re a bit older – sometimes I can be a bit of a klutz!

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Gaius

Hi there! I’m Gaius! They tell me I’ve been named after one Gaius Julius Caesar because of my very distinguished ‘roman nose’.

Currently, I’m on the lookout for an empire to call my own. You don’t need to have a palace – maybe just a few couches for me to regally recline on. Honestly – I’m not very much like my namesake,  I’m just a big sook that loves soaking up attention and being close to people.

I’m good with other dogs as long as they don’t try to be too bossy. Kids shouldn’t be a problem either as long as they understand that sometimes if I’m busy doing my thing, I like to have my own space.

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Christmas is coming!

Combine greyhounds and art, and draw from the heart! Use your creative skills to help greyhounds in need by entering the Greyhound Rescue 2017 Christmas Card competition.

Each Christmas we sell cards featuring festive, hound-themed drawings and designs submitted by our talented supporters. Does your artwork deserve a place in there?

Submit your design by Friday, 15 September 2017 by emailing it to nat@greyhoundrescue.com.au. Specs are outlined below.


If your design is selected, it will be printed on high-quality card and sold in an assorted fundraising pack, with 100% of profits going directly to help meet the high costs of rescuing and rehoming greyhounds. Winners will be selected by a panel of Greyhound Rescue volunteers. If you have any queries or would like to discuss design ideas or receive preliminary feedback, feel free to email the address above.

Artwork Specifications:
Document Size (incl. 3mm bleed) 111x154mm Resolution Min 600 DPI File Type .jpg or .pdf preferred

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Manly Daily / Northern District Times – Cure by the humble greyhound

Connor Glancy’s 10th birthday wish helped him raise funds for Greyhound Rescue.

WHILE other 10-year-old boy’s birthday wish lists are loaded with the latest video games and trendy gadgets little Connor Glancy recruited his birthday party guests to help him raise funds for Greyhound Rescue, a charity that helps rehome retired racing dogs.

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Bronson

Hi there, I’m Bronson! Don’t let me tough-guy name fool you – it just helps with my street cred. I’m really just one big softie.

I absolutely love spending time with people and really enjoy a good cuddle and a scratch. Oh, and toys, I just love toys – even better if they squeak! I’m happy to entertain myself but it’s always better to have a human to enjoy a game of fetch and have a chase with.

I’m good with other dogs too so if you have any potential furry siblings for me that would be super! Kids could be OK, but only if they’re a little bit older so they can join in the games!

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Thank You Pymble Ladies College

Greyhound Rescue is very grateful to the year 10 girls from Pymble Ladies College, their teachers and parents for spending time at our shelter as part of their service learning week and helping us with all manner of tasks.

Here is some of what they achieved.

  • Cleaned and tidied our two dog trailers to get them ready for their next home via freecycle.org
  • Washed every dog using our hydrobath. A big thank you to Jim’s Dog Wash franchisee Theresa McKenzie for also volunteering her services and making the dogs even shinier.
  • Filled holes, cut thistles, walked dogs, cuddled dogs. Played ball with them and gave them their first real run in the sunshine since they were rescued.
  • Cleaned the blanket room and tidied the office helped by Karen Gaddis.
  • Washed the greyhound rescue van and cleaned it inside.
  • Created an inventory of all the poles and wires from our dismantled dog runs ready for our relocation once we find somewhere to go.
Thank you ladies, and we hope to see you again soon!
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Volunteer of the Month – August 2017

We’d like to introduce you to Verity, one of our dedicated volunteers who we are recognising as our ‘Volunteer of the Month’ for The month of August.

Our volunteers are the very backbone of what we do at GR. Without them, we could not possibly save and rehome as many greyhounds as we do. While every single one of our volunteers is important no matter how much they do whether hands on with the dogs or behind the scenes, every month we are introducing just one of them to you and acknowledging their amazing efforts. These volunteers have demonstrated exceptional passion, commitment, reliability, and co-operation to make GR what it is, and we thank them tremendously.

We had a chat to Verity to learn more about why she loves volunteering with Greyhound Rescue…

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Emmett

Hi, I’m Emmett, a little goofy lookin’ but I promise you I will be your super dooper best friend. Plus, since I’m named after Dr Emmett Brown I’m definitely interested in the future – my future! You won’t need a DeLorean or a flux capacitator to get me to my future. What you will need is a big heart and a loving home to get me to my perfect place. Being a bit of a maverick I prefer to fly solo, so would love a place all to my own. Read More »

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A day in the life of Greyhound Rescue

Take a journey from kennels to couch with this glimpse of what we do here at Greyhound Rescue.



Footage supplied by BBC Worldwide. Edited by Harley Rossetto

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