It's been said that Daniel Radcliffe is the most famous "Daniel", but we think ours is the cutest! Daniel is an approximately 2-year-old black greyhound/saluki mix. Daniel was surrendered to the Alvarado Animal Control by his owner after he was attacked by other dogs in the household. His wounds were horrific on his chest. Daniel was placed under the care of the Alvarado Animal Control's veterinarian on March 8, and he was released to one of GALT's veterinarians, Dr. Jeff Ellis of VCA Preston Park Animal Hospital on Monday, March 11. Dr. Ellis pulled his drain tubes on March 12, and Daniel was watched very carefully while his wounds closed up. He was treated for a heavy load of intestinal parasites, but his bloodwork is normal and he is negative to heartworm and tick-borne diseases. This sweet boy is all healed up now and ready to meet you!
Daniel passed an initial cat test, but later decided cats are too much fun to chase - no kitties for Daniel.
Daniel loves being outside, running and looking out for those pesky squirrels. He has an excellent appetite and loves treats, but isn't much for longer lasting chew treats. Daniel likes to sleep curled up in a small ball - so cute! He has lovely house manners.
He's sensitive to noises and sudden motions, and would probably do best in a home without very small children. But he's very affectionate and loves to cuddle up close to people. He has a beautiful sit already, and we think he would be easy to train and even do agility with.
-Daniel's Foster Parents
NEW IN THE GREYTSTORE
This week's Featured Item in the Greytstore are these dog bone earrings! High polished brass finished with silver or gold tone. Wear them to the next GALT event!
Over the next few months we will be adding more new items to the store, including other dog breeds and cat items. So check back often because you can look forward to seeing items for the overall Pet Lover coming soon!
Dallas Pet Expo - Come out and be a part of what's sure to be a great animal event this Saturday at Fair Park! GALT is participating with a booth and several greyhounds on hand to show off what a wonderful breed we all get to live with and what greyt companions our dogs make. Shorty Rossi from Animal Planet's "Pit Boss" will be in attendance. Feel free to bring your leashed Greyhound (proof of vaccinations required).
Automotive Building at Fair Park
Raising Cain's Fundraiser
- Next Wednesday, June 12, GALT is partnering with Raising Cain's in Plano to donate 15% from every order mentioning GALT, so come out and help raise money for the hounds by ordering CHICKEN! Lots and lots of CHICKEN! The bigger the order, the bigger the donation! Valid only
1000 W. 15th Street
HAPPY HOUNDS, HAPPY HOMES - LONNIE
I've been a GALT volunteer for several years and often take kennel greys to meet and greets. On one of these outings to the Petco in Allen, I met the dog that changed my world. A fellow TLC volunteer, Mike Howard, had brought a kennel grey named Lonnie
Lonnie was thin and seemed a little shy, but I was quite taken with how he wanted to be right by his handler. Mike took a step, and Lonnie took a step to stay close. I had been on the fence about joining the foster program, but quickly decided this was the dog I wanted as my first GALT foster. It took me just a few weeks of fostering to realize Lonnie was everything I ever wanted in a grey, and I had to make him officially mine. Adopting Lonnie is one of the best decisions I've ever made. He makes me laugh every day, and I love that he's my little shadow, always by my side. Each time I see that adorable face, I feel so lucky to have him. I have no doubt that Lonnie was meant to be my dog. I'm forever greytful to GALT and his kennel volunteers for taking care of this sweet baby until he found his forever home with me.
|HiTop||5/3||Matt Brown & Sabrina Starnaman|
|CJ||5/4||Tim & Rhonda Floyd|
|Walker||5/10||Diane Lee & John Walker|
|Minnie||5/12||Melissa Paar & Wes Weisheit|
|Sugar Ray||5/19||Michael & Rosie Boles|
|Stetson||5/23||Jerry Garczyk & Terry Ewing|
|Fanta||5/25||Tyler & Melina Thompson|
|Bess||5/25||Dalton & Amanda Weems|
|Colleen||5/29||Jonna & Michael Mayes|
|MEET & GREETS|
Attendee lineups are subject to change without notice.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 10:00am to 6:00pm
Pet Expo - Fair Park
Be sure to come by the GALT Booth #504 and say hello to foster dogs Spinner (10 to 2) and Ascot (12 to 3).
Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Three Dog Bakery - Southlake
1251 E. Southlake Blvd. #323
GALT greyhound attendees: Pepsi
Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Petco - Plano
801 W. 15th St.
GALT greyhound attendees: Angie, Celia and Sammy
Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Three Dog Bakery - Plano
5960 W. Parker Rd.
GALT greyhound attendees: Bolts
were found as strays in Amarillo and turned into the Humane Society there. Both are tattooed, and their registration tattoos are being researched at this time. The are currently under the care of Dr. Wick Culp of Animal Medical Center
in Amarillo. As soon as their medical procedures are completed, they will be transferred to Dallas. Both girls are black 2 1/2 year old females born November 2010.
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 is GQ.
Bagel, aka Wildrose Kiln, GALT #408 November 26, 2002 - June 1, 2013
Beloved and much missed by the Feih Family
Molly, aka Ubetmiraclemolly, GALT #2042 March 7, 2003 - June 7, 2013
GALT Foster Beloved by the GALT Family and lovingly by Foster mom Carol Joy
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P.O. Box 680 Addison, Texas 75001-0680