Trivia Night Fundraiser-Saturday August 4th


Trivia Night!!!


Saturday 4th August 2012


The Castle Hill RSL

77 Castle Street,

Castle Hill, NSW 2154


A super fun night hosted by PORTIA

There are great prizes to be won!!!

Tickets $30 or $270 for a table of 10 booked in advance.

All proceeds go to Greyhound Rescue.

Tickets include food nibbles.


Bookings to Peter on 0412 562 104


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North Sydney Market ‘a la Francais’

The sky was blue, the sun was shining and the crowds were in a festive mood as the Market took on a French Theme for Bastille day. One expected at any moment to see the Tour de France Peloton come racing up Miller St!!

It was a truly beautiful day and resident greyhounds Dozer, Ellie and Solo wooed the crowds and it was good to see the recently adopted Blueboy come along with new Mum and Dad, Tracey and Andy, and newly adopted Lou Lou with Mum Floss.

All in all a very successful and enjoyable day.


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Lilly’s emergency – Mosman Vet saves the day

Foster girl Lilly had a very lucky escape this weekend. She was admitted to Mosman Vet yesterday morning after a night of vomiting and bloody diarrhoea.

They put her on a drip, pain relief, antibiotics and ran some blood tests. She stayed overnight with it looking hopeful but still not out of the woods.

Rochelle the vet on duty advised yesterday morning that she was much better and that she had  Hemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE).

The progression of HGE is so rapid that hypovolemic shock and death can occur within 24 hours so we are extremely lucky to have gotten her to the vet in time. The cause is unknown and it’s not contagious. The most suspected cause is food.

The bill is being very generously reduced by Mosman vet as they fully support Greyhound Rescue’s work. In fact Rochelle joked the last thing they want happening is for all the money they raised on the run to be paying for this bill!

We are posting this story to ensure all our foster carers and adopters are aware of HGE and its symptoms and to be sure not to ignore the symptoms of blood in stools and vomiting in their hounds (or any dog in fact).

Lilly is resting comfortably back in foster care. We sincerely thank all at Mosman vet for their care of Lilly and support of  Greyhound Rescue.

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Thank you Mosman Vet!

Mosman Vets ran 10km in the 2012 Mini Mos to raise $2180 for greyhound Rescue.  Thank you Mosman Vet!

There were seven runners consisting of Rachele (practice partner), Abbie the vet, Callum (Rachele’s son), Vic (one of our star nurses), Steve (Vet student and employed by Mosman Vets), Kate (another star nurse) and Angus the Animal Attendant.

Everyone finished, cheered on by their supporters and half a dozen hounds.

Mosman Vet –

Follow Mosman Vets on Facebook –!/mosmanvet

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Mosman Vets – Running for THEIR lives!

This Sunday Mosman vets are running to raise money for Greyhound Rescue.  Dr Abbie has rounded up a team of 7 vets, nurses, and support staff running, as well as 10 staff planning to be in front of the clinic cheering them (and all of the other runners) on.

There target is $2000 and they are almost half way there.

So please dig deep and make a difference.

You can also follow Mosman Vet’s on their Facebook page:


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Thank you Tradies Gymea!

Thank you Tradies for your kind donation.

Tradies, who are a private ‘RSL’, located at Gymea, donated $600 to us and last Friday.  They came to our house to give us the cheque. Handing over the cheque is Bernadette who adopted Marigold from us.

Tradies –

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Bear goes Country!

Tricia and Lez have moved from Sydney to the country with their beautiful greyhound Bear.

They went to a fair in Nyngan and Bear walked away with the Blue Ribbon for Best of Class, Large Breed. He nearly got the overall champion prize but was pipped by a white Rabbit!!

Well done Bear.

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Lisa (Homed)

Lisa has found her forever home with Svetlana

Lovely Lisa is a medium sized, super stunning fawn girl. Even though she is 3 she is still very much a puppy and is very playful and fun loving. She walks well on the lead and would love to be in a home where she could learn and thrive as a much loved pet. She might be a bit too much for young children but would love to play with older school aged children. She also likes to play with other dogs and is exercised with kennel mate “Sweet Pea”. She is not cat friendly.

Lisa is:

*  3 years old

*  desexed

*  microchipped

*  vaccinated

*  heartworm tested and treated

*  costs $300

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Trivia Night Fundraiser-a great success

Last night, Saturday May 12th, we had a very entertaining evening of fun and laughter and at the same time raised nearly $3000 for Greyhound Rescue. A great effort by all involved.

Our hostess, Portia, was in great form, had everyone in fits of laughter and was also able to extract the last ounce of donation from those present. Well done Portia.

Thank you to those who worked hard on the evening and helped make the event a success and those who donated gifts to auction. Particular thanks to Helene Ruma, Petbiz and Cumulus wines who donated to the evening. Look them up at  and  and

Also many thanks to the Castle Hill RSL who donated our room free of charge. Thank you, we are very grateful to you.


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North Sydney Markets-Saturday May 12th

Always on the second Saturday of the month we will be at the North Sydney Markets in Miller St, just below the North Sydney Oval.


Come and meet us and the greyhounds, 10am to 1pm

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