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What Makes A Rescue Tick?

Hollie – Kennel Manager Extraordinaire Hollie is one busy lady – this superhero wears gumboots- and if she isn’t running around after the greyhounds, she’s busy cuddling them! She can usually be found with a hose in one hand, her phone in the other, and a dog (or goat!) by her side….   What is […]

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Sponsor of the Month – February

Greg & Jeannine Barrett Birthdays: Greg – 9th Oct Jeannine -19th April 1.When and how did you first start donating to GR? We started donating to GR shortly after we adopted Jack 4 years ago because we wanted to give back to the rescue who saved our Jack. 2.Do you have any greyhounds or dogs […]

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Healthy Hound Corner – Bloat

*****All information in this article is intended as a guide only. Please see your vet for any medical concern/s with your hound***** Like all large deep chested dogs, greyhounds are susceptible to bloat. This condition is fatal if not treated quickly enough. Bloating can occur  without warning and many owners may mistake it for indigestion. […]

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Volunteer of the Month

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 […]

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Future Vet Kids Camp

Scott is a vet who lives in Toronto and for the last six years has come to Sydney in January to run a Summer Camp for children interested in becoming a vet. Scott is a very inspirational person and some of his initial students are now in University studying Vet Science. Since the inception six […]

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Behind the Scenes – What Makes a Rescue Tick?

It takes an army of people volunteering an enormous amount of time to keep a rescue running, and GR is no different. The happy photos on social media, the cute houndie knick knacks in our online shop, and the fun we have at events disguises a hive of activity, blood, sweat, and tears. We would […]

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Sponsor of the Month

On average, it costs $1100 for GR to home a greyhound. This includes basic vetwork, kennelling, food, and flea and treatment costs. Without our sponsors and donations, Greyhound Rescue could not possibly do the work it does. We are tremendously thankful for them, because they really do help us save lives. This year we would […]

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Volunteer of The Month

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 […]

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Uh Houston….We Have a Problem Here!

  Howdy folks, Houston here. Apparently my arrival this week is causing a bit of a kerfuffle…a problem even. GR is very full, and we have so many houndies coming in but not enough going out! We have two more greyhounds from a pound that are due any moment, another two urgent saves needing a […]

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IS YOUR HOUND PREPARED FOR NYE?

  It’s almost Christmas and we are sure you’ve already made plans to keep your houndie safe and happy over the holiday. But have you thought about New Year’s Eve yet? NYE can be one of the most distressing times for animals, and it is important to keep in mind the hazards fast approaching. Loud […]

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