Category Archives: News

Greyhound Rescue are running the City 2 Surf!

Our team are busy training for this year’s 14km City2Surf – they’re running so the greys don’t have to! But if you’re more of a couch potato like our hounds, don’t worry there’s another way you can help! Sponsor our team and help raise much-needed funds for our rescue greyhounds. If you’re already in training, why not […]

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A huge thanks to BBC Worldwide

Greyhound Rescue would like to thank the team from BBC Worldwide for its fabulous support today. This is the second year BBCW has supported Greyhound Rescue’s efforts to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome greyhounds who can no longer race. The team from BBCW helped prepare overnight accommodation for volunteers who come from far and wide to […]

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It’s tax time!

Mina here is busy boning up on Australian tax law to make sure she’s across things now the end of financial year is upon us. You see, Greyhound Rescue could really use your help. We receive no government funding, and our vet bills, kennel bills, food bills and more just keep on mounting. Yes, it’s […]

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The Blaze Memorial Fund

This story doesn’t have a “happily ever after”… Beautiful Blaze – a happy, playful and cheeky boy passed away peacefully this weekend in the arms of our Kennel Manager and GR founder. He never knew the comfort of a home, nor found his forever home, but he was so loved by our dedicated team of […]

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Baby Sheldon has a broken leg

What’s cuter than a greyhound puppy? Not much! It is rare that we get the opportunity to rescue a greyhound puppy, but luckily for five-month-old Sheldon, he has been taken into our care. Unfortunately, the reason that he came to us is that he had a badly broken leg that had been left untreated. YOU […]

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A big thank you to Viacom!

Each year international media network Viacom dedicates one day of the year across the globe where all employees get together and give back to the community. This year the Viacom team in Sydney chose Greyhound Rescue. Right from the get-go the ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ over every beautiful greyhound they met ensured they’d have a wonderful day at our […]

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Jessica needs cleft palate surgery!

Have you ever met one of those dogs who is so vivacious and sweet that everyone loves them immediately? They make friends everywhere they go and bring a smile to people’s faces. That’s Jessica. In spite of a medical problem that causes her discomfort and extreme difficulty eating on a daily basis, she is playful […]

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Top dog-friendly getaway ideas

Going on holidays with your dog is a terrific bonding experience, not to mention an extra-special alternative to kennelling. Including them in your plans is not only easy, it is hugely rewarding. It’s wonderful to watch them explore new places, new sights and new smells, and best of all, you don’t have to be apart […]

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5 Ways to Get Your Household Ready for a New Dog!

By Amy Wakley-Ahearn Bringing a dog into your home can be a very exciting time for you and your family. If you haven’t had a pooch before, it can also seem a bit overwhelming, but there are some ways to your home ready for your new furkid that will help to ease the transition.

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Dog Park Etiquette

By Amy Wakley-Ahearn Off-leash dog parks can be a great way to socialise your pooch. They provide an opportunity for your pet to run around with other dogs, experience a variety of smells and sounds and generally enjoy themselves. And they give you a chance to meet other dog lovers and have a bit of […]

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