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Week of August 20, 2012






GALT is indeed blessed to have the assistance of wonderful veterinarians all over the state of Texas who provide consistent, excellent care to our greyhounds.


As an expression of GALT's sincere gratitude for their continued, generous support during these past 11 years, the framed collage picture showing ALL the greyhounds taken into the GALT family from 2001 to 2012 was recently presented to several of our valued vets and their staffs.


Dr. Wick Culp and staff of the Animal Medical Center in Amarillo have been involved since GALT's inception - helping with the strays and shelter greys as well as the many greyhounds that arrive from the coyote hunters in west Texas.  Dr. Ron Stried and staff of VCA Tanglewood Animal Hospital in Austin have also been involved since GALT's inception.  Many of GALT's injured reserve greyhounds, mostwith fractured limbs, are fostered in homes in the Austin area, and Dr. Stried provides ongoing support for these difficult cases.  Dr. Jeff Ellis and staff of VCA Preston Park Animal Hospital in Dallas have also been involved since the beginning, and Dr. Ellis serves as an Advisory Director on GALT's Board.  Also helping Dr. Ellis is Dr. Christy Soileau who has been on staff for the past 6 years and has treated so many GALT greyhounds.  Without their dedicated and continued support, GALT could simply not continue in its mission of no grey turned away.



Dr Culp
Dr. Wick Culp & Lonnie Jones, GALT-West Texas Representative



Our most sincere and greytest thanks to Dr. Culp, Dr. Stried, Dr. Ellis, Dr. Soileau and their amazing staffs!




The Officers, Directors, and Committee Members of Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.



GALT has earned the Guidestar Exchange Seal, demonstrating its commitment to transparency. 


GALT is a Top-Rated Animal Welfare Nonprofit for 2012.


Join GALT in this first annual celebration of roaching on the couch! There are no volunteer shifts to fill, no having to wish you were here, and no driving in the end-of-summer heat! This event is all about what greyhounds do best - be couch potatoes extraordinaire! Your $25 ticket gets you the following: 
  • A meal that we won't provide - there are three greyt options for you to dream about
  • A raffle ticket for the raffle items we didn't collect
  • An event shirt - the shirt is for real! But it will arrive 2-3 weeks after the event since we have no volunteers working.
  • A warm, fuzzy feeling for helping the hounds!
Join us in this unique event of R&R - Relaxing and Roaching!!! 
If you are sweet on the greyhounds,
you want to be at this event!  
Saturday Sept 8th
from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM 
 Come for a evening of sweet and savory                                   Grubbs Infiniti
                after dinner delights!                                             1661 Airport Freeway
                                                                  Euless, Tx 76040
  • Baked delights from Chef Gwin Grimes, owner of Artisan Baking Company
  • Gourmet miniature cupcakes from Susie Moskal of Susie's Sweet Boutique, Roanoke, TX
  • Savory selection of cheeses provided by Molto Formaggio - the Cheese Shop
  • Made to order espresso, cappuccino, mocha, latte and more by Chic Coffee Events
  • Velata chocolate fondue provided by Christy Howard of Three Dog Bakery - purchase a fondue set or chocolate at the event and portion of the proceeds goes to GALT!
  • Dessert wine tasting with Christina Chilcoat - Certified Level One Sommelier

    tdb moltocheese artisan   
    Also in attendance will be Animal Whimsey, the GreytStore, and Logan and Suzanne Burke to pawtograph the new edition of Logan's Secret!

    Thanks to all who participated in the Mesquite Rodeo drawing last week!  The winner of the tickets was Stradco Builders, and $330 was raised for GALT's Bridge the Gap Fund!  Thanks to Tracy Caruth of Caruth Arabians for her generosity in donating the tickets to her suite for the August 17th performance!


    This year's Mercury Grill Fundraiser and Auction is going to be Saturday, September 29 from 2-5pm! Mark your calendars now and enjoy a cooking demonstration and tasting along with greyt auction items to bid on! See you there!  Tickets


    Our wonderful friends at Poo B Gone are offering a summer special to benefit GALT! The 30/30 special gets you 30% off poo removal service during the summer months, and they will also give $30 to GALT for each 30/30 redemption! Summer package prices are based on number of dogs in your household - call now to get more details! 972-247-6964  Hurry! Offer expires August 31st! 


    Flashis an approximately 2-year-old brindle male. Flash came to GALT as an owner surrender; he is not tattooed so his age is estimated. He is an active boy who loves to play, play, play! Flash would do best as an only dog and needs a home with a yard. Some of our volunteers think Flash is just the best thing since sliced bread, and here's why!


    As Bob recovers from his stroke, Flash is bonding each week. He greets Bob with affection undaunted by his wheelchair. Flash looks forward to the weekly visits and stands sentry at Bob's feet. He shows affection at every level and gently nestles his head in Bob's lap. Flash is observant and obedient in every way. He allows Bob to pet and stroke him despite the awkward uncoordinated motion. Flash would make any home better with the love he provides. This dog is truly an amazing animal. 






    Saturday, August 25, 2012
    11:00pm - 1:00pm
    Petco - Frisco
    15942 El Dorado Pkwy.
    Frisco, TX

    Three to four available greyhounds will be at this event



    Saturday, August 25, 2012
    12:00am - 2:00pm
    Petco - Grapevine
    1250 William D Tate Ave. 
    Grapevine, TX 

    Three to four available greyhounds will be at this event. 






    Kendra, aka CTW Kendra, is a 3 1/2-year-old red fawn female born January 20, 2009. Her sire is Kiowa Sweet Trey and her dam is CTW Tiki Carol. Kendra has 112 races to her credit on all at the Birmingham track. She started her career on December 1, 2010 and finished on August 14, 2012. 

    Lizzie, aka CTW Lizzies Shop, is a 2-year-old red brindle female born March 3, 2010. Her sire is CTW Legendary, making her a half-sibling to Sweeper and Enzo. Her dam is CTW Tiki Carol, making her a half-sibling to Kendra. Lizzie has only 3 races to her credit at the Birmingham track, starting on August 7, 2012 and ending on August 15, 2012 when she refused to run.

    Bette, aka CTW Beta Wave, is a 1 1/2-year-old black female born October 9, 2010. Her sire is BD's Flip and her dam is Greys Gravity. She was not individually registered and has not raced.


    If you have been considering fostering, or know someone who is considering fostering, now would be a great time to jump in! If anyone can help, even temporarily, please contact 
    Jennifer Vilches at jennifer@vilches.orgGreys waiting on foster homes at BARK! and Top Paw Resort are Spinner, Arthur, Doc, Flash, Penelope and Timothy. Greys waiting to be medically processed are: Enzo, Nate, Skyper, Sweeper, Bette, Kendra, and Lizzie.


                                 doc  ArthurSpinner

                                               Doc                            Arthur                     Spinner       



                                image of Flash  Penelope Timothy

                                          Flash                         Penelope                      Timothy


    • Tana   1997 - August 20, 2012
      Beloved and cherished by Mary Thomas
    • Jimbo, aka Jimbo Army, GALT #1374,   July 29, 2006 - August 20, 2012
      Beloved and cherished by Aaryn and Grace Smith, missed by brother Spot
    • Chuck, aka DZ Chuckwagon, GALT #406,   November 17, 2001 - August 19, 2012
      Beloved and cherished by Stephanie and Chris LaNoue
    • Salty, aka Pin Oak Salty, GALT #147,   July 9, 2000 - August 12, 2012
      Beloved and Cherished by Patti Terry and Clayton Robertson  


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    Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.
    P.O. Box 680  Addison, Texas 75001-0680