Category Archives: News

Lucky Star’s Story

Miss Lucky is a 5 month old puppy who was discarded from a breeding facility on August 24th when her left hind-leg was suspected to be broken. Our amazing foster carers in Canberra took her in, and rushed her to the wonderful vets at Weston Woden Animal Hospital & Clinic, who established the massive swelling […]

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Pebbles (Cat Tolerant) (Homed)

Pebbles is kindly sponsored by Zoe.   “I’m Pebbles and I’m a small black girl looking for a home. I’d like to ride with a family down the street, or just have some fun walking on our feet.  I’m a sharing caring kind of girl and socialise very well – did I mention some of […]

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Greyhound Rescue Online Stores

We are always looking for ways to fundraise at GR and so we have just opened another online store where you can purchase our GR bandannas specifically for houndies. These bandannas were designed and printed by our volunteers and supporters and are designed to educate the public about the hound wearing it. We have Adopt […]

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Norm (Cat Tolerant) (Homed)

Norm is kindly sponsored by Elizabeth.   “Hi I’m Norm. Do you know why I think they called me Norm? Because I’m not just any norm I am that infamous “The Norm” that everyone keeps talking about. Why you ask? Well, a normal (er, that is a norm greyhound) does little else other than sleep. […]

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We have been very busy at GR this week – six dogs have come in six days and we are FULL. Our main kennels are full, and our overflow kennels too. We have many coming in and not enough hounds going out to the homes they deserve. We urgently need foster carers and adopters so […]

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Calling for fosters and funds!

Greyhound lovers, we beg for your help. Due to the recent airing of Four Corners we are under the most pressure we have ever been under, to take surrendered greyhounds. Our inbox has been flooded and phones have not stopped ringing. WE WANT TO SAVE THEM! We are desperately begging for foster carers and donations […]

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Share the greyhound love!

  In the light of the recent horrific documentary that aired Monday night on Four Corners regarding the live baiting cruelty, we would like everyone to share this beautiful photo shared by greyhound lover Tasha. Thanks Tasha! From birth, greyhounds are born to make money. They are trained (and not in the basic obedience sense), kennelled, […]

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Lucy (Homed)

Lovely Lucy is a recent save from a Yass trainer. Lucy is a stunning smaller fawn girl who is quickly adjusting to life in foster care instead of the training kennels.  We will update her profile as we get to know more about this beautiful girl but we know she is quite young (under 18 months old), […]

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Fencing Fundraiser

Some of you may know from our post on our Facebook page, that we have secured NEW KENNELS! We are having to move out of our current kennels due to council compulsory purchase. We are very lucky that one of our volunteers got word of a fantastic new place and it didn’t take long for […]

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ACT Greyhound Cocktail Evening

  When: Friday, 20 February 2015 Where: Tuggeranong Homestead Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2905 Cost: $70pp inc canapés Dress: Cocktail attire Guest speakers: Dr Michael Archinal Veterinarian and published author of Animal Wisdom & Sharyn Watson Executive Director of The Medical Advances Without Animals Trust RSVP: before 6th of February. Payment confirms booking. Please […]

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