Meet Harry! Harry is an 8-year old brindle male born in April 2004. He arrived from the same source as Onyx, Carbon, Charity, Clooney, Cupcake, Timex, Stetson, Stewart and Blade. Unfortunately all ten arrived testing positive to heartworm. He also had a heavy load of intestinal parasites. Harry is tattooed, however his tattoos are difficult to read and are still being researched at this time.
This big boy's long, 10-month journey back to health is finally complete!
Harry is cat trainable. He would do best in a home with no small children.
Harry's Foster Mom:
Harry is very sweet, and is slowly bonding with his human. He spooks very easily by sound or movement or being suddenly restrained - sadly, he had minimal contact with humans while growing up. He needs an understanding family with no small children to startle him.
He likes to play with other dogs, and with his people. His favorite game aside from collecting toys (his "babies"), is playing fetch with them. He likes to know where his humans are, but does not feel the need to be around them 24/7. He does have a few anxieties, and should not be crated, but he has perfect house manners. He would love a doggie door so he could go outside and enjoy a little sunshine as he pleases.
He is blossoming into a very playful boy - craving love and companionship. This boy deserves a lot of love to make up for his neglected youth!
GALT'S 12TH BIRTHDAY BASH
Come out with your hounds to celebrate! We'll be serving up some great Greek food with vegetarian choices available. Beer glasses will be available for purchase for $10 - purchase one and enjoy free beer at the event!
We're sure the Birthday cakes for humans and hounds will be a hit as always. And the hounds always enjoy the fenced in area - get ready for zoomies and contests. Nail trims available for $10. Charcoal portraits by Mary Beth Gibson available for $45 each. There will be raffle items and greyt shopping opportunities too! Holly Goodlet will be back again (for the 5th year!) vending her Brother 2 Bother beautiful martingale collars and more new specialty items! And everyone walks away with a birthday goodie bag chock full of very special goodies for humans and hounds.
$20 for adults and $10 for children 10 and under.
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Doubletree Ranch Park
310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village, TX
Map | More Info | Tickets
Artizone is an online market for local food shops and a home delivery service! Customers can shop for the products they love from different stores, checkout, and receive a single delivery of the freshest food at the time! They have a selection of gourmet non-perishables that can be shipped nationwide, as well as a variety of fresh foods available for delivery in the DFW area.
They are offering 10% off each order, free delivery or shipping, and GALT will receive a $10 donation for each order placed! Offer good now through Saturday, April 6th. Please use special code GALT when ordering.
MONDAY APRIL 8!
The Feedstore BBQ will donate 10% of ALL purchases to Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, in memory of Rich Burton, who passed away last year. Rich was a treasured regular customer, and as such, the Feedstore BBQ family is honoring his passion for greyhounds! So come hungry and help Greyhound Adoption League of Texas.
10% of ALL PURCHASES WILL HELP GALT'S GREYHOUNDS!!!
530 South White Chapel Blvd.
Rich and Ashley
2 HOUNDS AUCTION
Mark your calendars! The 2 Hounds auction is on the way! Featuring jewelry, art, greyhound gear, and other fabulous items. The auction starts on April 21st at 8:00am CT and ends on April 29th at 9:00pm CT.
APRIL CALENDAR PUPS
Hondo and his younger sis Julie have always loved to take their new foster siblings to the local tennis court as a way to introduce them to the neighborhood. About a year ago, Windy -- the white female with gorgeous polka-dot black ticking -- was the latest tennis player to join the team. 10-1/2 year-old Hondo, the REAL athlete (with 126 races to his credit) has always been content to just be a spectator or race judge. However, Julie (who decided to retire after four races) now thinks she is the second coming of SPEED RACER. But she met her match with Miss Windy, who left our petite fawn girl in the dust! Not quite sure how all three pups managed to pose in such a nice line -- with tongues hanging out at exactly the same angle -- right after the girls did their lap around the two tennis courts. Guess it was just the photographer's lucky day!
Unfortunately, there is a very sad post-script to this story. Our beloved Hondo crossed over the Rainbow Bridge this past Saturday, March 30th, after a very sudden and brief illness. He had a happy and wonderful life right up to the very end. On Friday, he had a nice bath followed by a brisk walk and a hearty meal later in the evening. He even snuck a few bites of shrimp from the dinner table, followed by a Greenie -- one of his favorite treats -- for dessert. For the first time in several months, he slept all the way through the night, without waking us for his usual 3:00 am potty break. By Saturday morning, however, we knew that something was not quite right. Two vets confirmed that his illness was acute and very serious. The prognosis was such that we knew we had to let him go, as painful as that was for us. Little sister Julie was right there in the room with us at the end, bidding her beloved big brother farewell -- with a promise to see him again some day at the Bridge.
Thanks so much to all of our wonderful greyhound pals for their love and support through this very difficult time. Hondo was the first GALT grey we ever met, and the first dog we had together after marrying a little later in life. We knew when we saw him at his foster mom's home that he was THE one. There will never be another like him. Run pain-free, sweet boy!
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 email@example.com
|Mello||3/2||John & Michael Reinert|
|Ritz||3/7||Rich & Julie Cram|
|Flash||3/7||Byron & Linda Radtke|
|Victor||3/9||Philip & Mary Waugh|
|Goldie||3/9||Andrea & Tom Babiar|
|Carlos||3/16||Kyra & Davis Brown|
|John Henry||3/17||Steve Whitmore & Sasha Loffredo|
|Dani||3/20||Kara & Michael Cunningham|
|Panther||3/23||Ryan & Rachel Rushing|
|Aruba||3/24||Laureen Chernow & Wally Reeves|
|Arturo||3/30||Heather Cline & Jorge Morales|
|MEET & GREETS|
Attendee lineups are subject to change without notice.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 11:00pm to 1:00pm
Orvis - Dallas
8300 Preston Road
GALT greyhound attendees: Money, Smiles
Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Petco - Carrollton
2722 N. Josey Lane
GALT greyhound attendees: Timex, Peggy, Ascot, Chelsi, Witty
Sunday, April 7, 2013 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Petco - West Plano
1601 Preston Road, Ste. E
GALT greyhound attendees: Fabio, Sammy, Quinn, Midnight
Arthur is a small, untattooed, black male with white feet, and a splash of white on his nose, tail and chest. He is estimated to be 2 years old. He was found as a stray on a ranch outside of Crosbyton, TX near Lubbock along with Penelope and Timothy. All three were thin and were extremely happy to find someone willing to shelter, water, and feed them! Thankfully, Arthur is heartworm negative and has a clean bill of health. Arthur was in an adoptive home for a couple of months, but has returned to GALT through no fault of his own. Arthur is cat tolerant.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Greys waiting on foster homes at BARK! and Top Paw Resort are Timex and Money.
Hunter August 2002 - March 3, 2013
Beloved and cherished by Dr. Kelly Nitsche and Alan Levy
Hondo, aka Watch Your Mouth, GALT #902 September 4, 2002 - March 30, 2013
Beloved and cherished by Ron & Barb Christian
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|Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.|
P.O. Box 680 Addison, Texas 75001-0680