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Week of February 25, 2013

  
IN THIS ISSUE
NORTH TEXAS IRISH FESTIVAL
HAPPY HOUNDS
MARCH FUNDRAISER
MEET & GREETS
INCOMING HOUNDS
GREYS IN BOARDING
RAINBOW BRIDGE
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Saturday, February 23, 2013

 

 

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View the video that was unveiled at the Gala and tells the story of why GALT's Mission of No Grey Turned Away is so important.

 

 

Greetings!   
 

  

Echo

This little bundle is Echo! Echo is a 2-year-old black female born June 26, 2010. Her sire is Dragon Fire and her dam is Flying Mona Lisa. She has no races to her credit. Echo was picked up as astray off of I35-W and joined the GALT family from the Humane Society of North Texas. She is double tattooed, but we were able to read her original tattoos. Give this little girl a call so she can Echo back!

 

Echo should not live with cats.

    
From Echo's Foster Mom:

 

Echo came to my foster home with a bad cold and had a lot of dirt embedded in her skin and coat. To my amazement, she was extremely calm in the bathtub while I scrubbed her skin and coat to remove the dirt and grime. It took about three weeks for her to get healthy and gain some weight. During that time she responded well to living in a home and having a routine to follow. She's even great when it comes to grooming and does not complain during her brushings, nail clippings, and ear washings. She likes to follow me around the house but is not a Velcro dog and prefers to lay on a cushion or rug while I putter around the house. Echo is very food motivated and enjoys mealtimes without counter surfing or being food aggressive toward my other three dogs. However, she is very skilled at picking up stray bits of kibble or other food items that fall to the floor. What makes her happy are lots of hugs and kisses and a nice walk in the evening. It's an especially good walk if she sees a rabbit - which is about the only thing that appears to get her really excited. Overall, Echo a very easy greyhound to foster and I know she'll make a very loving pet in a forever home.

 
Come meet Echo soon!

NORTH TEXAS IRISH FESTIVAL
  
UmaEverybody's Irish at the North Texas Irish Festival! 

 

Come join GALT for one of our MOST fun events of the year! Please plan to come out and bring your greyhound(s) to enjoy the music and fun of this spectacular event! Dress them up in green! Daily $50 Greytstore prize to the best dressed volunteer hound! Fabulous raffle prizes: $250 Amazon gift card, $100 Lowes gift card, and a $50 Starbucks gift card. 1 raffle ticket for $2 or 3 for $5. Drawing at 5pm on Sunday need not be present to win

 

Talk to folks about the joys of greyhound ownership and greyhounds as companion pets and meet some available GALT hounds! If you are able to come for a 3 hour shift on either day, please contact Susie or Anne-Marie

 

See fosters Panther on Saturday and Chelsi and Fabio on Sunday!
 
March 2 & 3 
11:30am to 6:00pm 
Centennial Building in Fair Park!
HAPPY HOUNDS, HAPPY HOMES - MARILYN

MarilynMarilyn came to us a few days prior to Christmas, 2009.  She had been a stray in Amarillo, and to say she had trust issues would be an understatement. Her first few weeks with us she literally lived under Pat's desk in our office, joining us in the bedroom only after she thought we were asleep, and scurrying back to her safe place at the first sign of our stirring in the morning.  Meals were wolfed down and only when we were in another room. That was then, but you should see her now.  I seldom  change rooms without her following close behind, and if she hears my car keys rattle, even if she seems sound asleep in some far corner of the house, she beats me to the kitchen door.  Even strangers are greeted with enthusiasm, and her play is frequent and animated.  For a month or more we had a few doubts whether this beautiful girl would ever emerge from her shell, but now she is both a joy and a beloved member of our family.  Thanks GALT, for making the introduction!
 
 
GALT would love to publish your GALT hound's story in an upcoming edition of the GALT eNews.  Please submit your story and a photo (no cell phone photos please) to Rita Wulke at rwwulke@gmail.com 
GREYT GRAPHICS MARCH FUNDRAISER
 
Greyt Graphics is proud to announce their newest shirt design and tee shirt fundraiser  -  everyone's favorite brothers... Bully and Nelson!!!  This design was created from an actual photograph of the brothers shortly after they were adopted from GALT (photo by Holly, artwork by Amber, and lovingly created by Bec and Wayne).  Available in unisex short-sleeved and long- sleeved tees, ladies tees, sweatshirts and hoodies.  All are available in assorted colors, and the design can be created in black or white.  (This is a LARGE image - 11 inches in length and over  8 inches high.)  A portion of all shirt sales in March will be donated to GALT!
 
To purchase, please email becmaier@comcast.net
Bec will reply to discuss all of the details with you. 
 
MEET & GREETS

 

Attendee lineups are subject to change.  


Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Orvis - Dallas

8300 Preston Rd.

GALT greyhound attendees: Angie
Map

 

Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Petco - Carrollton

2722 N. Josey Lane

GALT greyhound attendees: Echo, Fabio, Sammy

Map

  

Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Petco - West Plano

1601 Preston Road

GALT greyhound attendees: Panther, Echo, Savannah

Map

 

 

INCOMING GREYHOUNDS   

 

Amber, aka Chantilly Lane, is a 4-year-old black female born September 14, 2008. She is Irish born and bred - her sire is Westmead Hawk and her dam is Annas Wish. Amber has just 8 races to her credit on Greyhound-data.com, all in Florida. She started at Orange Park on June 25, 2010 and ended at Daytona Beach on August 7, 2010.
 
Prissy, aka Bob's Priss, is a 5-year-old brindle female born February 1, 2008. Her sire is Bob's Skeet, making her grand-sire the late, great Gable Dodge, and her dam is Bob's Peg. Prissy has 36 races to her credit on Greyhound-data.com, all at Gulf Greyhound Park. She started on August 7, 2009 and finished up on January 13, 2011.
 
Leyla, aka Coldwater Leyla, is a 7.5-year-old red female born May 12, 2005. Her sire is Coldwater Konow and her dam is Coldwater Anaya. Leyla has 100 races to her credit on Greyhound-data.com, all in Phoenix, AZ. She started on October 28, 2006 and finished up on May 15, 2009. She went on to have a litter of puppies with sire Coldwater Torres on June 6, 2010, two of whom are registered with the NGA.
 
Celia, aka Celtic Cross, is a 8.5-year-old red female born August 6, 2004. Her sire is Dodgem By Design and her dam is Comet Patti. Celia has 69 races to her credit on Greyhound-data.com, all in Wheeling Downs, West Virginia. She started on March 22, 2006 and finished up on August 24, 2007. She went on to have three litters of puppies! The first on August 5, 2008 with sire Ebony River produced seven registered puppies. The second on April 20, 2009 with sire Tempo Petrocelli produced four registered puppies. And the final litter on January 3, 2010 with sire TK Quick Strike produced eight registered puppies. She has definitely put in her time, and is ready for a comfy retirement home!
 
Amigo, aka Diamond Amigos, is a 2.5-year-old brindle male born June 16, 2010. His sire is Dodgem By Design and his dam is Miss Dateable. Amigo has 54 races to his credit on Greyhound-data.com. He started at Abilene on October 10, 2011, moved to Palm Beach in December of 2011, and finished up at Southland on January 12, 2013. He moved to Gulf Greyhound Park, but broke his leg there on February 25, 2013.  He will be evaluated for surgery as soon as possible.
 
 
GREYS IN BOARDING


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 Arturo, Fanta, GQ, Timex, Quinn, Virginia and Wyatt. 

 

         Timex  GQ  arturo

                  Wyatt                          Timex                              GQ                              Arturo

 

       Quinn  Fanta  virginia  

                 Quinn                             Fanta                          Virginia

RAINBOW BRIDGE    

 

Rain Dance, aka Dovrun Raindance, GALT #1942   November 1, 1999 - February 27, 2013
Beloved and cherished by Sandra Lyman

 

Monty, aka Mounty, GALT #1342,   July 14, 2005 - February 26, 2013
Loved and forever in our hearts by Beth and Dan Plumlee and Family and Robert Edwards, his GALT Foster 

 

Mollyd   February 25, 2013
Honorary Greyhound and Fashionista - Beloved and cherished by Brooke & David Shenson

 


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