I'm adopting a greyhound. (one pict)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by FireTigeris, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I'm adopting an ex-racer greyhound.

    She'll have to pass food aggression test (she was turned in to rescue LAST Friday!) but other then that she passed cat friendly and child friendly already.

    She's being fixed Tues (hopefully) and can then come home in two weeks.

    So keep me from going insane.

    She's 2 years old in April (right ear = 0409)

    Last edited: Jan 16, 2011
  2. Majestic Lane Poultry

    Majestic Lane Poultry Heart Strings Animal Rehoming

    Feb 9, 2009
    Animal Rehoming is a passion of mine.

    Congraulations on your new best friend.
  3. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    THanks I keep having a dream a dark dog with white on the face (its away from camera) and chest saves us- she picked up out and gave us 'those' eyes, fallowed at a perfect heel with no leash (in the meet and greet room) and gave several kisses to my son.

    Her stance was slightly submissive but not timid and she had no fear of our son.

    I think she'll fit in beautifully here.

    AND the rescue kennels for 18 dollars a day, food included- AND if the stay is three days or more the bath is free.
  4. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    She's absolutely beautiful! Thank you for adopting----------it's the only way to go! My 4 dogs were all either in the shelter, on the way to the shelter, or abandoned.
  5. bagendhens

    bagendhens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2009
    Outside the Boundries
    shes a beauty and greys are such sweet natured dogs
  6. verity

    verity Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    oh I am so envious -- the best dog we ever had was 'Amy-Grey' -- way back in the 80s when rescuing the retired racers was just 'catching on' --

    Amy was so far beyond fantastic that there are not enough words to describe her -- we miss her every day --

    now, however, we are 'old' and have moved down to smaller dogs --- easier to bathe, etc. sigh --

    Amy was the dearest creature we ever had -- she shared her loving heart with us for 12 wonderful years -- what a girl!

    (and she looked just like your new family member)

    we still are active supporters of the local 'Greyt Rescue' group -- donated all of my greyhound books, etc. to them and we visit the kennel often to walk the dogs ---

    lucky dog and lucky, lucky YOU!
  7. walbarbsa

    walbarbsa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 1, 2008
    Castroville, Texas
    congrats on adopting a shelter dog. My four dogs are all rescues....two inside dogs, a doxie and a poodle, and two outside dogs, a german shepherd (the owner paid ME to take her as he couldn't care for her anymore) and a rottweiler mix that was hours from euthanasia....it's very rewarding.....

    Enjoy your new friend.
  8. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

    Dec 15, 2009
    Penn Valley, CA
    Oh my goodness, she is absolutely gorgeous! [​IMG] Good for you, getting a retired racer greyhound. Rescues are the best! I have heard wonderful things from other ex-racer greyhound owners. Keep us updated, and best of luck with her!
  9. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congratulations! They always seem so sweet. Pretty girl.
  10. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I'm sure she's going to be work- I went over the living arrangements of all my current animals and my dog experience. She said she had my match- wasen't the dog I went in to look at, but Dawn picked us.

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