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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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Merry Christmas

2016 will forever be remembered as the year that Mike Baird raised our hopes sky high by banning Greyhound Racing only to dash those hopes by reversing his decision. However, amidst this political upheaval, life went on as normal at Greyhound Rescue where we manage our property with room for more than 30 greyhounds, and […]

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Mocha (Homed)

Mocha is kindly sponsored by Leigh & Pat.   Hi I’m Mocha, and just like the hot beverage I’m dark and sweet! Please don’t look past me becaus eI’m a little grey around the muzzle, as I am quite a catch. I’m a pretty lazy older gent even by greyhound standards, so it has to […]

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Keeping Houndies Safe at Christmas

  ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and nodoggy wants a trip to the vet over the holidays! To help you houndie helpers and doggy parents out we’ve got a few tips for you to keep your hound happy and healthy while you are putting up your decorations and eating lots of human treats! Don’t […]

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Christmas Time Reduced Adoption Fees

As many of you know, Greyhound Rescue is always completely full. With some leaving for their forever homes, but daily requests to take on  more, we cannot save them all as there is literally “no room at the inn.” As joyful as the Christmas season is, the cost to adopt at an expensive time of year is an […]

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A Successful Trivia Night

  A BIG thank to everyone involved in our annual Trivia Night. To the 110 people who attended and also to everyone who donated items and contributed to the running of the event to make this our most successful Trivia Night to date. The evening raised a much needed $6297!!! We are blown away by […]

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A Song for Greyhounds…

Mem Davis, one of our supporters, has recorded this song ‘Jillian’, with 100% of proceeds going to Greyhound Rescue. Jillian is one of many dogs rescued by Greyhounds Australia. She is an ex racing dog, and was luckier than her 10,000 friends who were killed in the name of sport. All proceeds from this song […]

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