Volunteer of the Month – October

We’d like to introduce you to Anne, one of our dedicated volunteers who we are recognising as our ‘Volunteer of the Month’ for the month of  October.

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 are introducing just one of them to you and acknowledging their amazing efforts. These volunteers have demonstrated exceptional passion, commitment, reliability, and cooperation to make GR what it is, and we thank them tremendously.

We had a chat to Anne to learn more about why she loves volunteering with Greyhound Rescue…

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Max

Hi there, I’m Max. I’m a clever, cheeky chap and if I were human, you know that I’d be a bit of a prankster too. My favourite thing to do is ‘help’ the volunteers make the beds, though I’m not sure what they mean when they say that didn’t put that cosy pile of blankets there for me?! I’m a super cuddly boy and will lean right in and get as close as can for maximum cuddle optimisation.  I can be OK with other dogs but would have to meet them first to see if we get along.

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Coco (homed)

Hey there, I’m Coco and with a name like mine, you know I’m nothing short of fabulous! I like to think of myself as the George Clooney of greyhounds, I’ve got that cool, laid-back attitude and a salt and pepper snoot to match. Smooth moves? I’ve got them too – nobody has perfected the ‘greyhound lean’ quite like me. Being the gentleman that I am, I’m great with other dogs and kids too!

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Sarah Jane

Hi I’m Sarah Jane! I’m a quieter girl that likes to snooze all day. I can be a little timid to begin with and need to take my time to get used to new situations but once I get to know you I’ll love you forever. I’m not much of a city gal, living in a nice quiet neighbourhood would suit me just fine. I like the boy greyhounds but the other girls cramp my style. Small human types are ok by me, but not anything small and fluffy they are too tempting! I am really so easy to please and just want to find my perfect forever home that don’t expect me to do much but be a couch ornament.

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Macca (homed)

Hi! I’m Macca and I’m a bit of a larrikin, I’ve got a zest for life and a bit of a story to tell. So, you see, when I arrived at the kennels I was showing signs of this thing called ‘Acidosis’ (don’t know what it is? me neither, but you can google it here). The good news is,  they said I’m going to need a home that can give me just that little bit extra loving… you know, to help me get back to my best self! Greyhound Rescue has even offered to pay for any recurring costs that may come up for my condition.

So basically, I’m looking for a quiet home where I can spend my retirement, nothing fancy, but I do like…

  1. Air-conditioning on the inside,
  2. Shade on the outside and a complimentary clam shell pool for when it gets too hot – I like to keep cool.

Oh, P.S I’m a really affectionate, loving boy who’s friendly with other dogs and kids to boot! Read More »

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Elton

I’m Elton (after Elton John you know) I can be a bit shy at first meeting new people, so don’t go breaking my heart and overlook me! I am gently playful and give the best cuddles around. I believe that everything worth doing takes time (napping, eating, making friends) life wasn’t meant to be rushed.  I don’t like being bossed about so will appreciate a home with other dogs that are calm. With my cute overbite, I may look a little funny but it just adds to my character. Kids are OK by me, as long as they aren’t too noisy or I may get a bit scared.
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Leo

Hi! I’m Leo and you know I’d be lyin’ if I didn’t say I’m looking to be king of your couch!

I’m a happy boy who loves a play and a good zoomie. I love my toys especially if they squeak! So when I arrive at your place, make sure you’re well stocked. I also have my lazy moments too, I’m happy to relax and have a chill – always keeping one ear up, and watching the world go by. I’m the biggest water baby you’ve ever met – so you’ll have to get a kiddie pool for me to chill in or if you lived near the beach, even better! Being the laid-back kind of guy I am, I get on well with other dogs and if you have any tiny humans, they’re OK by me too.

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Lucy (homed

Hi – I’m Lucy and everybody loves me! I’m a pretty and petite little girl who’s not long finished racing so I’m really keen to find out what this pet life is all about. I’m sweet and affectionate and really more interested in cuddles than chasing a ball. In fact, I love cuddles so much I get super excited when I meet new people – hey, I’m all about maximising any potential cuddle time!  I’m good with other dogs too so you’ve got any fur-siblings for me, that’s just ‘greyt’.  I haven’t met a lot of kids but they shouldn’t be a problem for me either.

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Volunteer of the Month – September

We’d like to introduce you to Natalie, one of our dedicated volunteers who we are recognising as our ‘Volunteer of the Month’ for the month of  September.

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 are introducing just one of them to you and acknowledging their amazing efforts. These volunteers have demonstrated exceptional passion, commitment, reliability, and cooperation to make GR what it is, and we thank them tremendously.

We had a chat to Natalie to learn more about why she loves volunteering with Greyhound Rescue…

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