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Human foods that hounds should avoid

We all love to spoil our beloved hounds, but did you know that there are some human foods that are strictly off-limits? We’ve spoken to some vets about what you should avoid sharing, and what to do if your dog does get their paws on a food that they shouldn’t!

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Inner West Courier – Christmas fundraiser

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2RRR community radio (88.5FM) interview by Andrew Sayers/producer and presenter of Let’s Get Local with Peter Flann

The interview aired 16.11.17 and covers: the upcoming Lane Cove Makers Market at which the public can meet a greyhound, Peter’s own two pet greyhounds, including Nubie (looking for a home), greyhounds don’t need much exercise, the plight of greyhounds, application process and home check, how Greyhound Rescue got started. Listen online here: www.letsgetlocal2rrr.com/show-16112017

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EastsideFM (89.7FM) radio interview with Peter Flann

Sydney-wide community radio station EastsideFM (89.7FM) aired Friday Drive presenter Gemma Purve’s interview with Peter Flann on 10-11-17, in the lead-up to the Newtown Festival 2017. It covers: the opportunity to meet a grey at the GR stall – our volunteers wear bright yellow T-shirts, the many advantages of greyhounds as family pets, GR’s need […]

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Australian Dog Lover – Dogs and kids: how to manage it right!

Sue Tofful is the: adoptive mum of two greyhounds, Marcus (9) and Lucy (8), mum of daughter Lauren (8), step-mum to Alex (almost 17) and Nic (21). Sue emphasises she’s not a dog behaviourist or trainer, but a mum who’s used common sense. She says integrating a dog into your family involves three things: vigilance, consistency […]

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Don’t dine alone! Take your furry friend to one of Sydney’s dog-friendly cafes

If you thought eating out in Sydney meant leaving your dog behind, think again. More and more cafes are allowing diners to feast with Fido by their side. We’ve picked out our favourite local haunts in Sydney, plus some great recommendations for you to visit with your four-legged friend.

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Sydney pubs that love your four-legged friends as much as your two-legged ones

Relaxing in a big Sydney beer garden with your mates is most definitely an afternoon well spent. What would make it even better is if you could bring along your real BFF! We take a look at some of Sydney’s best dog-friendly pubs so you can still hang with your crew – four and two-legged. 

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Volunteer of the Month – November

We’d like to introduce you to Shelley, one of our dedicated volunteers who we are recognising as our ‘Volunteer of the Month’ for the month of November. 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 […]

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Help Iona Heal

Iona needs our help to heal Iona came to Greyhound Rescue just recently, and has shown herself to be an incredibly sweet and affectionate lady. After a prior injury left her predisposed to dislocating her toe, and after repeated dislocations, vets made the tough call to amputate the toe in order to save her from […]

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Spoil your hound with our delicious pupcake recipe!

Every hound’s “Gotcha Day” is a cause for celebration! Why not celebrate like Joey and Elly Mae with a dog-friendly cake recipe that it not only tasty, it’s also safe for humans to eat too!

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