Newcastle Herald – Greyhound Rescue charity encourages adoption in Newcastle

Fairfax’s daily Newcastle Herald covered GR’s need to find homes for more male greyhounds (Friday readership/34.5K).

ABSOLUTE JOY: Greg Murty and Carol Brett, of Charlestown, with their adopted greyhound Bevan.

Greg Murty and Carol Brett, of Charlestown, with their adopted greyhound Bevan.

“Nothing prepares you” for the happiness a greyhound can bring to your life, according to Charlestown dog owner Carol Brett.

Ms Brett adopted five-year-old greyhound Bevan in 2016 through Sydney-based charity Greyhound Rescue, which looks to find either permanent or temporary homes for animals “surplus to requirements of the industry”.

“Male greyhounds can be overlooked because they are bigger, but they make wonderful pets,” Ms Brett said.

Ms Brett and her partner Greg Murty said adopting a greyhound was an experience of “pure joy” but did come with a few initial challenges as the animals transitioned from track life.

Read the full article here – www.theherald.com.au/sport/knights/5551706/pawesome-move-to-welcome-greyhounds-into-home-as-pets

Read the related editorial here – www.theherald.com.au/story/5563961/rehabilitating-the-greyhound-game/?cs=7589

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