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Even greyhounds go camping!!

So you think having a greyhound might cramp your style for holidays? Well, Willoughby must be one of the luckiest greyhounds that we have homed as he goes along on the family camping holiday, with doggie friend Thandi, roaming the fields and rivers, lying in the surf and they even have their own tent!! Lucky […]

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New Year, new action

Xmas was extremely quiet for greyhound inquiries but the New Year has burst upon us with renewed activity and in the last two weeks 5 greyhounds have gone to prospective homes, namely Angie,Poppy, Amy, Girlie, Judy. So good luck to all the greyhounds and all the families

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A brave and loyal greyhound

This is a very moving story and shows that while greyhounds are known to be gentle and affectionate, they are also loyal and brave as well. ‘We have just lost our beloved rescue greyhound Lily. Lily was attacked while I was walking her with my 8 yo daughter. Lily sustained horrific injuries from which she […]

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Thank you for the help

We would like to extend a very big thank you to: *  those who have helped us throughout the year, in particular our foster carers and those at the ‘coal face’ *  those of you who have adopted one of our greyhounds, saved a life and given them a loving home. 26 families so far […]

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Fundraiser at The Pure Platinum Club raises $2000

‘Recently The Pure Platinum Club at 252, Pitt St, Sydney did a Fundraiser with some of the proceeds going to Greyhound Rescue. It was a great evening, run and organised by Rob Batchelor  who was in great form as MC. He had put together an impressive programme for the evening, the highlight of which were […]

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A good and a sad story

Many  Trainers get rid of their greyhounds once their racing days are over or failed to start, although there are a few who love their greyhounds sufficiently to keep them. One such person south of Canberra loved all his greyhounds dearly and would not let them go, having one of them for 11 years and […]

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Garage Sale raised $637

Yesterday, Sharon at Manly did a garage sale for us and raised $637 which she donated to Greyhound Rescue. Thank you so much Sharon, that is a fantastic effort and we appreciate the hard work involved with garage sales, although once under way they can be great fun. Well done Sharon. Thanks again from Peter […]

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Good news

Jack has found his forever home with Michael, Fiona and family, dogs and children, so thank you to Michael and Fiona. Benjamin is also about to join a forever home with Mechelle and family, also dogs and children, so thank you to Mechelle. And Biddy has gone on a two week trial with Cheryn and […]

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‘ I held these dogs with tears in my eyes as they went to sleep’

This week ‘Greyhound’ Trevor went on trial to a new home. Good luck Trevor. It has been quiet recently in terms of homing greyhounds, but we will need lots of support in the very near future as there are many greyhounds arriving. Not only are we receiving many greyhounds but there are so many available […]

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Foster Carers Cartoon

A big thank you to Danielle for allowing us to use this cartoon. Danielle can be found at www.bennignus.com If you would like to help the poor greyhound in chains, please contact us at peter@greyhoundrescue.com.au

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