Oscar (Homed)





Oscar is sponsored by Susan.

Oscar arrived with his litter mates, Brocky and Murphy. He is a lovely young 2 year old white and tan boy. The most laid back of the three brothers he is sweet, gentle and affectionate. Oscar loves playtime but is perfectly happy just chilling out with our volunteers getting ear rubs and cuddles. He is good with children over 5, other dogs, but not with cats. He would make a lovely addition to any family!

Oscar has now moved to Canberra for foster, and this is what his foster family has to say about him:

“Canberra has gone (Oscar) Wilde over this beautiful boy who is the brother
of the other Irish lads, Brocky and Murphy, who are equally as gorgeous.
Just like his Irish poet namesake, Oscar is stylish, soulful, gentle and
with perfect manners both inside and outside the house. He sleeps quietly
through the night, is house-trained, is lovely with other dogs big and small
and really seems to enjoy the company of children – following my daughters
around the house asking for more cuddles. He is also quite playful and
enjoys a game of chasey and fetch in the back yard.  Oscar would make a
perfect family dog, so if you can picture this (Dorian) grey in your family
– give us a call!”

  • DOB: Approx. March 2012
  • Microchipped, desexed, vaccinated, heart worm tested and treated
  • Not cat friendly
  • Located in Canberra
  • adoption costs $350
  • Please contact: info@greyhoundrescue.com.au


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Lilly (cat friendly) (homed)

Lilly has travelled all the way to Melbourne and is currently on trial!
Easily pleased, Lilly simply longs for love.  She appears to be in good condition. Lilly is rather small in size, with a beautiful white coat displaying black spotted markings.  An attractive dog, she has both good looks and a loving nature in her favour.  She is gentle, placid, and quiet.  This beautiful dog will make an ideal companion for a family who is looking for a gentle natured dog to join their family, their home and their lives.  She is an absolute delight.
If you are interested in Lilly please get in touch with us info@greyhoundrescue.com.au
Lilly is:
  • DOB 24.7.12
  • desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • adoption costs $350
  • located in Canberra
  • cat friendly
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Toby (Homed)

Toby has found his forever home!
Male – 2yrs – In foster (Canberra-based).

Tell us about yourself, Toby.

“I have a tail that wags all the time, like ALL the time in a circle like a helicopter. I love walks, cuddles, food (*drools), roaching, playing with my greyhound siblings and investigating all the new sights and sounds of a house with children and parrots. I have learnt stairs, wait, walks, where I eat my dinner and go potty all in under a fortnight so my foster mum says I’m pretty smart.”

What is your ideal home like?
I suit experienced greyhound owners.
Kids are cool (my foster home has 3 kids aged 1-12)
I need dog friends (med-lge breed at this stage, thanks)!
I haven’t had any cat dates yet…

I want to know more about you, Toby!
Cool, please contact my Canberra assistant, Cindy 0420 341 693 or email info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

(thanks to Gabi for this wonderful profile)

Toby is:

  • 2 years old
  • desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • adoption costs $350
  • located in Canberra
  • not yet cat tested
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Maisy (homed)



Sweet Maisy is being sponsored by  Katrina and Rogan.

Maisy is in foster care with Ragna.

Maisy was a recent save from the Canberra Pound.  Her condition; dull coat, underweight, cut and bruises and very sad eyes suggest a life of neglect and hardship, but this is all going to change now that she has come into Greyhound Rescue!  She is like a different girl already and has even been ‘smiling’ and wagging at the kennel volunteers for the past few days.  Maisy is so grateful to be out of the pound that she has very quickly become a real ‘smoocher’ – she is desperate for love and cuddles.

“We believe that Maisy may have already spent some time in a home, so she will adjust quickly to a home environment. She has also had some basic lead training but will need somebody prepared to spend time on developing her skills further.  Training Maisy will be a breeze because she is so eager to please and receive praise. Please consider giving this lovely girl a fur-ever home.

Maisy is:

  • 5 years old
  • desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • located in  Sydney
  • adoption costs $350
  • not cat friendly
  • Please contact: info@greyhoundrescue.com
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Greyhound Rescue is running the City to Surf!


Greyhound Rescue has a team of racers running (or walking) the Sydney City to Surf August 10 2014 called ‘The Greyhound Rescue Racers’!

To support our team members:

– Kirsty
– Shelley
– Corrina
– Jennifer
– Rachel
– Chloe
– Ed
– Fiona
– Kate
– Pinel
– Tricia &
– Tricia

…we would love to help promote them and their efforts to raise money for our greyhounds.

Please visit their team page here: https://city2surf2014.everydayhero.com/au/the-greyhound-rescue-racers/members and click ‘give now’ to donate to one or more of our team members.

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Tippsy (Cat Friendly) (homed)

Tippsy has found her forever home with Kirsty and family!

Tippsy is a small young black girl who has her whole life ahead of her. She is very people friendly, and tested cat friendly too! She has gone into foster with Sue and her two greyhounds and two cats. Her foster mum says: “Have just take Tippsy in as a foster with our family of 2 cats 2 greyhounds & an old blind Tenterfield terrier. She has settled in perfectly. She walks beautifully on the leash. She is a little timid but with time should make a perfect pet being naturally exuberant and affectionate.” If you are interested in adopting Tippsy we would love to hear from you! Any questions please contact us directly rather than in the comments below so we can answer you as quickly as possible:  info@greyhoundrescue.com.au Tippsy is:

  • Age TBC
  • desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • adoption costs $300 ($350 from August 1st 2014)
  • located in Sydney
  • cat friendly
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Skipper (Homed)

Skipper is proudly sponsored by Nerida


Skipper is a lovely natured black boy that loves to play. He is good on the lead, loves a lean and a cuddle and has such a happy face! He gets on very well with his lady grey neighbour at the kennels, and is also good with children over 5, but is not cat friendly. If you would like to adopt or foster Skipper we would love to hear from you. Any questions could you please contact us directly and not in the comments below so that we can answer you as quickly as possible thanks!  info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

  • Age TBC
  • desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • adoption costs $300 ($350 after August 1st 2014)
  • located in Sydney
  • not cat friendly
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Duchess (Homed)

Duchess is kindly sponsored by Kendal.

We have fostered Duchess for almost 5 months now, and it has been nothing short of a joy.

My name is Duchess and I’ve been in foster for five months now, after waiting for quite a while at kennels. My foster family says that I am polite, quiet and reserved but I’m affectionate and independent too! This isn’t surprising, since I am a duchess of course! I love to curl up to my foster parents,  but I am content to be on my own too. I live in a ground floor apartment, so I am used to behaving quietly. I have excellent house manners and come to my humans when I need to go outside to do my business.

I am very good with children and I like to get pats from them. I am still a little uncertain around other dogs, so I would probably best be suited to be on my own at the moment. I do have doggy friends but that is not quite the same as having housemates wouldn’t you agree? One can’t share a palace with just anybody!

I am super low maintenance and since I have already spent time in a home I will fit in very quickly. If you would like to arrange to meet me get in touch with my volunteers-in-waiting: info@greyhoundrescue.com.au”

Duchess is

  •  DOB 29.8.11
  • Desexed microchipped vaccinated
  • Heartworm tested and treated
  • Not cat tolerant
  • Located in Sydney
  • Adoption cost :$350
  • Child friendly
  • Best as only dog



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Skye (homed)





Skye has gone on trial with Heather and Ken!

Skye is being sponsored by Saraann Collins, and is currently in foster with Peter and Janet.

Skye is a sweet, calm girl. You can see that by just looking at her face. No longer a puppy, she has a lovely, gentle nature and is just waiting for her forever home.

dob 1.5.08

Desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated

Not cat friendly

Located in Sydney

Adoption cost: $300 ($350 from August 1st 2014)

Please contact: info@greyhoundrescue.com.au


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