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Annual PP Benefit Night raises $2500

Pure Platinum hosted their annual fund raiser for Greyhound Rescue and the RSPCA on Thursday 22nd November and once again it was a greyt success! This year it raised an amazing $2500 for Greyhound Rescue, which will go a long way towards a much needed new vehicle! This was the fourth year PP have organised […]

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Run for the Greys! Can you help Sue raise $1000 for Greyhound Rescue?

Sue Bradshaw is one of our volunteers and she has recently committed to run for the greys! Please sponsor her run or donate – it all goes to Greyhound Rescue to help us buy a new wagon to replace our tragic old one with 300,000 on the dial! Having committed to raise $700 she has […]

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Jack (homed)

Jack has found his home with Ben and Keisuke. Like so many others, Jack was brought into a vet recently for euthanasia, but got a lucky break due to the caring staff who all became quite fond of him. He is a little battle scarred, with some of his tongue missing and rather sore feet, but […]

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Last Saturday we had to compete with Halloween Parties and so numbers were down a bit but the faithful few dug deep to raise $2750 and had a very enjoyable evening in the process, with the winning table taking home a case of good quality wines. The inimitable Portia Turbo was in great form, looking […]

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Help please for a transport vehicle!!

CAN YOU HELP US PLEASE!! Our current form of transport is an ageing 1995 vehicle with 332,000 km on the clock. Yesterday IT BROKE DOWN AGAIN and we will be without transport for a few days. We have had $5000 donated towards a new vehicle but need more than that. We urgently need either MORE […]

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Weekend stalls a “Greyt” success!

A huge thank you to wonderful volunteers Verity and her husband Aaron, and Rachel (Oscar and Jen’s new mum) who raised $460 at their stall at Paws in the park Camden last Sunday. It was great to see adopted hounds Greyam (formerly Jazz), and Pip and their mums as well as foster mum Rhianna with […]

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Oscar’s Story

In mid August 2009 not that long after Greyhound Rescue began, Jan and Peter collected a very big, just 2 year old, black boy with a white stripe down his face from Kurri Kurri pound. He had a very bad foot, presumably why he’d been dumped by racing, and required an extensive operation, which was […]

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Vale Butch

We are saddened to hear of the recent passing of Butch, the first of our hounds to be adopted by a nursing home. He had been giving gentle affection and comfort to the residents of one Sydney Nursing home since November last year. Butch, 9, recently fell ill and was diagnosed with advanced liver cancer […]

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The Greys Matter Newsletter – Issue 2

Welcome to our second issue of ‘The Greys Matter’.  After the success of the first issue of ‘The Greys Matter’ we decided to do it again.  So much has been happening and this issue is jam packed.  We have a focus on fostering this time and you can find out how Trisha found a way […]

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Trivia Night raises over $3000!

The evening was a great success and we raised over $3300 for Greyhound Rescue, thanks to Portia’s great performance and a great effort by helpers Ann and Karen to help get things organised. Thank you to everyone who came along to support us and have a great evening out. Particular thanks to those who donated to […]

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