NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS:
ISSAQUAH'S DOWN HOME 4th of JULY CELEBRATION
- Thurs, July 4th, Front St S
& Rainier Blvd N. Issaquah, WA 98027
to get there Bring the whole family down to watch
or participate in the Kids, Pets 'n Pride Parade along Front
Street North and Rainier Blvd N. More details
For more info, contact
3rd ANNUAL GREYT WALKATHON!! - Mark your calendars
because the 3rd Annual Greyt Walkathon has been scheduled
for Sunday, July 14th at two great locations this year.
Bellevue Downtown Park - Bellevue, WA and
Town Centre Park Picnic Area - Coquitiam BC. For
more details, click the link above or the photo to the left.
For info about the
Walkathon t-shirt, designed especially for this
year's event by Robin James, click the above shirt link.
Registration can be done online or via a printed form.
Details at the event site. Questions?
Finally!!! The Black Greyhounds Rooool!!! logo is back!!!!
Available on t-shirts & more!!
Order yours today!
For more information about Black Greyhounds,
GPI EVENT SHIRTS - See all our beautiful t-shirt designs
created by Robin James for our recent fun events.
We not only have t-shirts, but long-sleeved t-shirts,
sweatshirts, tank tops and more. Other shirt designs
will be added so check back soon.
Order yours today!!
|Check out a beautiful vido
created by Michelle Buchan featuring music composed by Jacinth Clifton especially for GPI.
The Dog Food Advisor - What is the best dog food? Want
reviews? Do you want information about dog food recalls?
The Dog Food Advisor is the place to get all this information and
more. Join their
email list to get all the latest on dog food recalls.
Kennel Help Needed - GPI is
looking for volunteers to help with the greyhounds at the kennel during turnouts. The
Kennel is located in Woodinville, WA - if you are interested, (you don't have to have a
greyhound - we'd love it if you did!), just let
Kathy Kreyling know.
Needed Kennel Items - We're frequently asked what we need at the
kennel. We always need blankets and quilts for the dogs. Also, we're in need of:
- 2 area rugs or carpet remnants - roughly 10' X 10' or 12' X 12'
- 1 Sofa table (no coffee tables please)
- Kuranda Dog Beds
- Kirkland dog biscuits
- Bedding for the dogs both with stuffing and without stuffing of any kind
- Kirkland Lamb and Rice Kibble
- Natural Balance Potato and Duck Kibble
- 13 gallon plastic bags with ties
- Stamps (46 cents or "Forever")
- Glucosamine HCL powder
- Canned pumpkin (not the pie mix, but the plain pumpkin)
Can't adopt? Then sponsor a dog!
Here are two of our Forever Fosters?
Allie is a beautiful,
smart 11 year old girl who loves the company of another
greyhound however when it comes to meeting new people, she
needs a little more help. She wants to please, but her fear
of strangers sometimes gets the best of her and results in
very aggressive behavior. Long term observation and efforts
to understand the reasons for her reactions has not revealed
Allie will continue to live in her
Forever Foster home where she is loved and understood.
Would you please consider sponsoring Allie to help GPI
defray the costs of her care? Thank you for
Buddy is a gentle old soul.
Buddy and Blue were in the same home together and returned
through no fault of theirs. Buddy is almost completely
blind and loves to snuggle in the recliner with his foster
Update: Sweet Blue has gone to the Rainbow
Bridge. Everyone associated with GPI will miss this
gal especially her long time friend, Buddy.
donation will help defray the costs involved in making our
long term fosters comfortable in their forever foster homes
during their final days.
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Greyhound Pets, Inc. AKA GPI
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Donations are always welcome and needed!
Greyhound Pets, Inc. is a section 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
founded in 1985 by John Hern. While being supported almost entirely by
donations and volunteer service, GPI has placed over 5,200
homes through the Pacific Northwest and Southwestern Canada. Those
outside of GPI's service area who are interested in the rewarding
experience of being a greyhound adopter may contact a local greyhound
adoption group through The Greyhound Project Inc. To see GPI's full
Mission Statement click here.
Any adopter who cannot keep their greyhound for any reason,
please contact the appropriate regional VP.
N. Puget Sound: Marchet Anschell, 206-310-8038
S. Puget Sound: Chris Nooney, 206-228-8942
Northern WA: Janet Keough, 360-220-1891
Tri Cities area WA: Moira Corrigan,
All areas in Canada: Steve Waines,
All other areas: Moira Corrigan,
through Network for Good - GPI is now registered with Network for Good for
receiving donations from on-line sources. Just click on the link above or the Network For
Good image for more information.
Statement from Greyhound Pets, Inc.
Needle Nose ROOtique News
ROOtique - Need a new muzzle or
leash? Check out the Rootique Or,
you can visit the Rootique in person every 2nd Sat, 1-3pm at Hern Greyt
Works. See our calendar for details.
GPI's black ink
sketch logo brought to life by Terry Albert, the original sketch artist is now available
in color in limited edition of only 201 prints. Available in 3 sizes, this portrait is a
perfect gift for the ex-racer Greyhound admirer, enthusiast, volunteer, or adopter, not to
mention its clean crisp classic and relevant artistic appeal for display as a décor art
piece. Click here or the picture for more info on these prints
and how to order your own. Act now as these prints will sell out quickly!
All Amazon proceeds benefit GPI
Thank you for helping the greyhounds!
GPI has a wish list on Amazon.com. If you are looking to donate
something for the dogs, here are some ideas.
GPI is now on Facebook. Hope you
"like" us there.