Mocha (On Trial)

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 be REALLY worthwhile for me to get out of bed – I hope that you will make the effort to come and pat me of course…. If you adopt me consider me to be the resident couch ornament or doona weight, because I’m not going to move very much – you may even have to dust me to be honest! A short walk is all that’s required and I am very good on the lead. I am friendly with children; I’m great with other dogs and I do love the ladies – if you had a couple of girl doggies I don’t mind moving into a harem, it would be a tough job but somedoggy has to do it and it may as well be me. If you are looking for a gentle senior that just requires a comfy spot to snooze my days away, some good tucker, and lots of love, then I may just be the hound for you. Get in touch with the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

 

  • DOB 25.02.08
  • Located in Sydney
  • Desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • Adoption cost $350
  • Cat Tolerant: Not tested
  • Other Dogs: Very friendly
  • Children: Friendly
Posted in Dogs Available, Male | Comments closed

Kate (Homed)

Hello I’m Kiss-Me-Kate and I live up to the reputation! I’m curious, cuddly, and just love to kiss you. I am very friendly and sociable (except cats, I don’t want to be sociable with them). Kiddies are ok by me as I’m just a baby myself at two years old.  I decided I just didn’t want to work at having a racing career and now I’m working at getting a lounge instead. I would really like it if your couch had another doggy to keep me company, or if you were at home a lot as I don’t really like being left by myself. Apart from kissing my major talent is stealing sniffing out any kind of food, and I fancy I could be the chief taste tester at your house (the volunteers recommend not leaving anything out for my counter surfing snout but don’t listen to them and leave out all the treats you want). If you think you might have room for me or my friends contact the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

Kate is:

  • DOB:12.11.14
  • Desexed, vaccinated, microchipped, heartworm tested and treated
  • Located in Sydney
  • Adoption cost: $350
  • Cat Tolerant: No
  • Other Dogs: Very friendly
  • Children: Friendly
Posted in Success Stories | Comments closed

Keeping Houndies Safe at Christmas

 

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 forget if you are unsure about what your pet has ingested or if there has been an incident call your dogtor!

CHRISTMAS TREES

  • Make sure you anchor your Christmas tree securely to prevent a curious snout toppling it over
  • Sweep up pine needles (real or artificial regularly) so nodoggy licks them up by mistake
  • If you are decorating your tree with breakables put them up high out of reach, or better yet don’t use them at all.If they get knocked off they could be hazardous for paws. Also try and avoid tinsel which if ingested can cause serious issues and a trip to the vet.
  • DON’T decorate with edibles – they are far too tempting for houndies who will easily move from being counter surfers to tree surfers!
  • keep tree light cables secured and check regularly in case someone has had a nibble! Nobody wants an electric shock!
  • Use a  barrier around your tree if possible to prevent dogs from drinking the water for a real tree and DON’T add preservatives to the water, these are toxic.
  • Don’t leave presents under the tree where doggies can find them, especially if there is food in them.

 

TREATS AND FOOD

  • Don’t give your dog cooked bones of any kind, as they can splinter in the stomach and intestine.
  • If you are cooking a ham or turkey make sure you don’t leave it on the bench for counter surfers to find. Instead of putting bones in the kitchen bin wrap them up and but them straight into your big bin outside. A determined dog will sniff out the bones and knock over your bin otherwise!
  • Don’t give too many human food scraps to your dog. Too much fatty foods can cause severe gastric upsets and even pancreatitis.
  • Chocolate, mince pies, plum puddings, fruit cake, alcohol and lots of other Christmas goodies are toxic for dogs. Put all food away and out of reach, and dispose of all wrappers, foil, and string in a secure bin.

GUESTS

Christmas is a busy and stressful time of year – don’t forget your hound can get stressed too! With lots of people coming and going, kiddies with noisy toys and everyone in a rush don’t forget to make your best friend comfy.

  • Ensure gates and doors are closed quickly, and remind guests to shut them. You may even pop up a note on your exterior doors as a reminder for people without pooches who could easily forget there is a four legged family member about!
  • If you have guests staying overnight keep doors to bedrooms shut and ask guests to make sure their bags or suitcases are closed securely. Also ask them if they have any medications to keep them out of reach of nosey needle noses!
  • If you can create a safe place for your hound to go away from all the noise and stress in another room. Give them their favourite toys and blankets, turn on the radio low to something soothing such as Classic FM, and give them a long lasting treat, and leave plenty of water.
  • If you are going out keep in mind it can be stressful for your pet to have an unusual routine, so don’t go out all day and night without checking on your hound. If you are taking your hound with you make sure you can put he or she somewhere safe for time out if need be too, and that wherever they are is safe and secure with people going in and out.

Have a safe Christmas!

 

 

Posted in News | Comments closed

Beatrice

Beatrice is kindly sponsored by Shelley, Belinda, Nicola, Lisa, Noral, Andy, Sue & The No Meat Atheletes.

 

Hello I’m Beatrice, and I came in with my brothers Marlon and Humphrey and my sister Clementine. We are just babies and none of us have ever raced! I have been learning the ropes at GR with the volunteers but I would benefit from a family who can put time into teaching me dog manners and training. A doggy friend older than me would be of great help in learning how to be  a pet and also give me some company as I need a bit more entertainment than older doggies.  I would  be best with a yard to run around in because greyhound puppies have more energy than our seniors so I would not suit a unit. I am ever so loving and when I get ove rmy excitement to see you I will even sit and lean against your legs. I’m not sure if I should mention it but I am a fantastic kisser although I have been told there is quite a lot of tongue involved! If we ever go out to lunch don’t bring your napkin I’ll clean you up in no time! If you fancy a romance with me get in touch with the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

  • DOB: 9.9.15
  • Desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • Located in Sydney
  • Adoption Cost: $350
  • Cat Tolerant: No
  • Other Dogs: Very Friendly
  • Children: Friendly
Posted in Dogs Available, Female | Comments closed

Parker (Homed)

Parker is kindly sponsored by Anna, Jodi, Ashley & Nathan.

 

Hi I’m Peter Parker, but you can call me Parker….a nosey parker! With my needle nose looking into everything you can be certain I will leave nothing unturned in my quest for treats and toys. I am just a baby not even one yet and I just want to meet everybody and everything. I’m very friendly and get along with other doggies just fine, I would benefit being with another older dog to show me the ropes and also because I just wouldn’t like being alone. I will need someone who knows pups need a bit of extra time and patience while they learn, but I reckon you’ll let me get away with everything because I’m so cute! If you think you have room for me or one of my friends on your couch get in touch with the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

Parker is:

  • DOB:4.2.16
  • Desexed, microchipped, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • Located in Sydney
  • Adoption Cost: $350
  • Cat Tolerant: Not Tested
  • Other Dogs: Very Friendly
  • Children: Friendly
Posted in Dogs Available, Male | Comments closed

Toby

 

Toby is kindly sponsored by Nina, Luke, & Sarah.

 

“I’m Toby and I’m an older boy who is looking for someone who doesn’t expect me to do very much… you see I’d much rather spend most of my time snoozing the day away, get up for a snack, a bit of a wander and then back to bed again. In fact, what you need me for is making sure your couch doesn’t fly away, I’m a  professional couch ornament! What I’m looking for is a quiet home where I can spend my retirement years, preferably without any young whipper snappers. I love belly rubs, roaching, any kind of chicken snack -Mc Nuggets will make me putty in your hands (but I’m only supposed to get those as a sometimes treat – how rude!) If you think your home is the perfect retirement village for me get in touch with the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

  • DOB: 21.4.08
  • Desexed, vaccinated, microchipped, heartworm tested and treated
  • Located in Sydney
  • Adoption Cost $350
  • Cat Tolerant: No
  • Other Dogs: Best as an only dog
  • Child Friendly: No children
Posted in Dogs Available, Male | Comments closed

Cadbury (Homed)

Cadbury is kindly sponsored by Lee, Teresa & Glenna.

 

I’m Cadbury and just like chocolate I know I’ll get you addicted! Consider me just like your family block of chocolate – I have a big enough personality to share and everybody will love me. I’m great with other dogs and I adore people, some company would be nice or I might get a bit sad left alone all day. I would really like a yard to be a dude in, so would not suit a unit at present. A couch is a must, some good walks and some toys would be good too. It’s not much to ask for really is it? Get in touch with the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

 

  • DOB: 1.4.14
  • Located in: Sydney
  • Microchipped, desexed, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • Adoption Cost $350
  • Cat Tolerant: Not tested
  • Other Dogs: Friendly
  • Child Friendly: Yes

 

Posted in Success Stories | Comments closed

Flo (Homed)

 

Flo is kindly sponsored by Max, Silvia, Daniel & Fiona.

Would you just like to go with the Flo? Of course you would, because that’s me! I’m always looking for a game, so I would suit a home with a yard (no units please) so I can run around and play. I can entertain myself but I do get along with other dogs so I could be a great addition to your family. My favourite thing in the whole world is zoomies, and playing catch…um, of course by playing catch I mean you have to catch me. But good luck, I’m a greyhound so chances are I’ll win every time! Of course I do spend a great deal of time napping too so it is essential I have a comfy spot to snooze in too (or several if I’m honest).  Contact the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au if you are interested in a hound like me!

 

  • DOB: 6.10.15
  • Located in: Sydney
  • Microchipped, desexed, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • Adoption Cost $350
  • Cat Tolerant: Not tested
  • Other Dogs: Friendly, not small dog tested
  • Child Friendly: Yes

 

Posted in Success Stories | Comments closed

Ginny

Ginny is kindly sponsored by Karen & Amanda.

 

I’m Ginny, please don’t look past me because I’m a little grey around the whiskers, I’m one of the sweetest hounds you will ever meet, and I’m only nearly six! I can be a little shy at first and loud noises startle me a bit so I would suit a quieter household, but once you get to know me I will love you forever. I like kiddies and I’m great with other dogs, so I would suit a range of families. If you think you have room for me contact the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

  • DOB: 11.2.11
  • Located in: Sydney
  • Microchipped, desexed, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • Adoption Cost $350
  • Cat Tolerant: No
  • Other Dogs: Yes
  • Child Friendly: Yes

 

Posted in Dogs Available, Female | Comments closed

Jeff (Homed)

I’m Jeff and because I’m a greyhound you’ll always be looking to wake me up! When I’m not snoozing I’m happy to be active – I’m a happy go lucky boy, great with children and other dogs. I’m sweet natured and cuddly, I love to play so I just know you will fall in love with me. I’m only two so I have lots of love and life to give. If you have room in your house for me contact the volunteers info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

 

  • DOB: 21.10.14
  • Located in: Sydney
  • Microchipped, desexed, vaccinated, heartworm tested and treated
  • Adoption Cost $350
  • Cat Tolerant: Not tested
  • Other Dogs: Friendly
  • Child Friendly: Yes

 

Posted in Success Stories | Comments closed
  • Search Greyhound Rescue

  • Contact Details

    Greyhound Rescue
    info@greyhoundrescue.com.au

  • Useful Links

  • Online Shop

  • Subscribe to our mailing list

  • Make a Donation


    NOTE: All donations are tax deductible.
  • Sponsors