Don’t dine alone! Take your furry friend to one of Sydney’s dog-friendly cafes

If you thought eating out in Sydney meant leaving your dog behind, think again. More and more cafes are allowing diners to feast with Fido by their side. We’ve picked out our favourite local haunts in Sydney, plus some great recommendations for you to visit with your four-legged friend.

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Sydney pubs that love your four-legged friends as much as your two-legged ones

Relaxing in a big Sydney beer garden with your mates is most definitely an afternoon well spent. What would make it even better is if you could bring along your real BFF! We take a look at some of Sydney’s best dog-friendly pubs so you can still hang with your crew – four and two-legged.  Read More »

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Volunteer of the Month – November

We’d like to introduce you to Shelley, one of our dedicated volunteers who we are recognising as our ‘Volunteer of the Month’ for the month of November.

Our volunteers are the very backbone of what we do at GR. Without them, we could not possibly save and rehome as many greyhounds as we do. While every single one of our volunteers is important no matter how much they do whether hands on with the dogs or behind the scenes, every month we are introducing just one of them to you and acknowledging their amazing efforts. These volunteers have demonstrated exceptional passion, commitment, reliability, and cooperation to make GR what it is, and we thank them tremendously.

We had a chat to Shelley to learn more about why she loves volunteering with Greyhound Rescue…

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Help Iona Heal

Iona needs our help to heal

Iona came to Greyhound Rescue just recently, and has shown herself to be an incredibly sweet and affectionate lady. After a prior injury left her predisposed to dislocating her toe, and after repeated dislocations, vets made the tough call to amputate the toe in order to save her from future pain and suffering.

To date, Iona’s vet bills are over $1500 and will continue to climb as she needs ongoing veterinary care, and possible physiotherapy, while she starts along the road to recovery.

 

Iona is described by everyone who meets her as a sweet and affectionate dog who just loves the company of people. She deserves a loving forever home with a family who will give her all the love and ear scratches that she can get, and at just three years old Iona is just a young pup with plenty of ear scratching time ahead of her.

We need to raise the money to cover her surgery and ongoing care. Greyhound Rescue isn’t government funded, in fact, we rely entirely on kind donors just like you in order for us to rescue, rehabilitate, and rehome these gorgeous dogs.

Can you make a tax-deductible donation to help Iona heal?

 

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Spoil your hound with our delicious pupcake recipe!

Every hound’s “Gotcha Day” is a cause for celebration! Why not celebrate like Joey and Elly Mae with a dog-friendly cake recipe that it not only tasty, it’s also safe for humans to eat too! Read More »

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Foster carers give the gift of love to homeless hounds

All Rescues need great foster carers – and Greyhound Rescue is no different.  One such foster carer is Julie-Ann Duncan.   Julie has so far fostered 4 greyhounds since she joined is just over a year ago!  All 4 are in wonderful homes and it’s due to the work Julie has done with them to get them ready for home life.  We also can’t forget Harrison the red cattle dog who is a wonderful foster brother to the greyhounds that come into Julie’s care

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Keep your ‘hot dog’ cool this summer!

With summer on the way and forecasts climbing, it’s important to remember that furry family members feel the heat even more than we do. Temperatures that are merely uncomfortable for us can be life-threatening for dogs, making canine cooling techniques absolutely essential at this time of year. 

But don’t feel you have to hole up in air conditioning to keep Fido from overheating. There are many great activities you can enjoy together outdoors, too. Here are our top five fun ways to keep dogs cool in hot weather.  Read More »

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Keep your furry friend cool with our easy to make ‘pupsicles’

Pupsicles are a cool treat that are fun for you to make and for your dog to enjoy! They’re simple and quick to make,  they’ve only got four ingredients and take about ten minutes to throw together.

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Sydney’s best dog beaches you simply have to visit!

Dog-friendly beaches are a summertime paradise for pooches, and best of all they’re more common than you think!

Sure, many of Sydney’s most iconic beaches don’t allow pups, but you’ll find several harbour beaches, bays and lagoons where your dog can get his fur salty.

Once your pooch has dog-paddled, stick-collected and butt-sniffed to his heart’s content, why not let him feel the sand between his paws on a short stroll to dry off?

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Volunteer of the Month – October

We’d like to introduce you to Anne, one of our dedicated volunteers who we are recognising as our ‘Volunteer of the Month’ for the month of  October.

Our volunteers are the very backbone of what we do at GR. Without them, we could not possibly save and rehome as many greyhounds as we do. While every single one of our volunteers is important no matter how much they do whether hands on with the dogs or behind the scenes, every month we are introducing just one of them to you and acknowledging their amazing efforts. These volunteers have demonstrated exceptional passion, commitment, reliability, and cooperation to make GR what it is, and we thank them tremendously.

We had a chat to Anne to learn more about why she loves volunteering with Greyhound Rescue…

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