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Week of July 15, 2013

  
IN THIS ISSUE
GREYT GOLF TOURNAMENT
GREYTSTORE
COMMUNITY BEER
TRAINING W/MARK GERMAN
MEET & GREETS
INCOMING DOGS
GREYS IN BOARDING
RAINBOW BRIDGE

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Who can't love a face like this? Whisper is an approximately 4-year-old white & fawn female who is not tattooed. She was found as a stray and came to GALT via Fort Worth Animal Care & Control. Her treatment for Ehrlichia has been completed successfully, and she is ready to finish her medical procedures and start her search for a forever home!

Whisper

Whisper passed an initial cat test, however, after living with cats in a foster home she decided she would rather chase them. No kitties for Whisper.

 

Whisper is a perfect petite girl. She has instant love for everyone she meets. When we walk into the room her whippy tail starts going and a wiggly happy dance follows. Whisper is wonderful with other dogs but would also be perfectly content as an only pet with a house full of people. She walks beautifully on a leash, crates well, sleeps well, eats well, gives kisses, doesn't get on furniture though you do have to make sure there is nothing tasty sitting on the counter. Whisper enjoys sitting in the sun on cool days and is smart enough to seek out the shade on warmer days. This little girl has been a perfect foster and will definitely light up her forever family's life! 

 

-Whisper's Foster Family

 

calendars CALENDAR CALL!

 

Have a great picture of your GALT dog? Or are you a GALT member who has a great picture of a non-GALT greyhound? It's time to start sending in your pictures for the 2014 calendar! More Info
 
DEADLINE:
AUGUST 4th!

 

 

Email photos to melodymmc@me.com and include the word "calendar" in the subject!!! 

 

CALLING SPONSORS! If you'd like to be a sponsor for the 2014 GALT Calendar, please email Melody. Sponsorhips are $100 for each calendar month and $500 for the cover!

GREYT GOLF TOURNAMENT - MARK YOUR CALENDAR! 

 

Play or sponsor a fun shamble golf tournament on September 24 at the gorgeous Canyon Creek Country Club in Richardson! Benefiting GALT's greyhounds. 

Golf  

 

You can help in a number of ways:

  • playing in the shamble can be the most exciting way to help - no you don't need a single digit handicap to have a great time or win a prize. Donation for an individual player is $125, a team of four is $500. 
  • volunteering the day of the shamble is great fun for those that chose not to play
  • becoming a sponsor
  • making a direct cash donation
  • making a donation for the raffle and/or auction
  • helping us find individuals and/or businesses for any of the above

Register                           More Info

NEW IN THE GREYTSTORE

  

Thundershirt Thundershirts now in the GreytstoreThunderShirt uses gentle hugging to calm your dog. With its patented design, ThunderShirt's gentle, constant pressure has a dramatic calming effect for most dogs if they are anxious, fearful or overexcited. Based on surveys completed by over two thousand customers, over 80% of dogs and cats show significant improvement in symptoms when using ThunderShirt. ThunderShirt is already helping hundreds of thousands of dogs and cats around the world and is recommended by thousands of veterinarians and trainers. How does ThunderShirt work? Experts believe that pressure has a calming effect on the nervous system, possibly by releasing a calming hormone like endorphins. Using pressure to relieve anxiety in people and animals has  been a common practice for years.  Purchase ThunderShirt

 
Available in Heather Grey - $40.00                                       Size Large - 41-64 lbs.
Very Fashionable Pink or Blue Polo - $45.00                        Size XLarge - 65-100 lbs.

 

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!

                                                       

COMMUNITY BEER EVENT

                           

This is a special Meet & Greet happening Saturday, July 27! Bring your dogs, meet the greyhounds, and check out the GALT raffle prizes. Sample some beer during a brewery tour for a small fee. Three to four available GALT Greyhounds will be at this event.

 

Saturday, July 27, 2013

2:00-5:00pm

1530 Inspiration Drive, Dallas

 

TRAINING WITH MARK GERMAN

                           

Calling all GALT members, fosters, and adopters! Come meet and hear Mark German of America's Canine Academy discuss The Four Essetials to a Stable Dog. RSVP via Email. Only one hound per person, please.

 

MEET & GREETS

 

Saturday, July 20 from 11:00am to 1:00pm

Petco - Garland

3055 N President George Bush Hwy 

GALT greyhound attendees: TBD

Map

  

Saturday, July 20 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Petco - Allen

816 W. McDermott Dr.

GALT greyhound attendees: Ascot, Peggy, Frito

Map

 

Saturday, July 20 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Petco - Addison

5301 Beltline Rd.  

GALT greyhound attendees: Eddy, Elmer, Celia, Angie

Map

  

Sunday, July 21 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Pet Supplies Plus - Dallas

3315 Trinity Mills Rd 

GALT greyhound attendees: Damon

Map



More Future Meet & Greets
INCOMING DOGS
 

 

Crusher, aka Slatex Crusher, is a 4-year-old black male born October 20, 2010. His sire is Trent Lee and his dam is Just Dance. Crusher has 164 races on record at Greyhound-data.com. He started at the Victoryland track in Alabama on October 4, 2010. In mid 2011 he moved to Dubuque, Iowa until late 2011 when he moved to Gulf Greyhound Park in Texas. He raced there until June 27, 2013. 
 
Edward, aka Gable Eddard, is a 2-year-old fawn brindle male born July 29, 2011. His sire is Gable Wyatt and his dam is Tipp Violet. Edward had no interest in racing, so he headed straight for retirement. 
 
Slippy, aka Git N Slippery, is a 4-year-old brindle male born March 29, 2009. His sire is Dodgem By Design and his dam is Time to Twist. Slippy has 75 races on record at Greyhound-data.com. He started at the track at Bluffs Run, Iowa on January 8, 2011 and in 2012 moved to Gulf Greyhound Park in Texas where he raced until May 18, 2013.
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 GQ, Elmer, Crusher, Slippy and Edward.

 

  GQ   Elmer

                 GQ                                  Elmer   

 

RAINBOW BRIDGE    

 

Hawk, aka Fuzzy's WarHawk, GALT #476,   September 21, 2002 - June 27, 2013
Loved and missed by Adrian, Carrie and Abram Pyle

 

Kiki, aka I Bex Cleopatra, GALT #1244,   December 24, 1999 - July 17, 2013 
Beloved and cherished by Debi Joynt

 

Babe, aka Foxy Brown Babe, GALT #1973, June 1, 2000 - July 17, 2013   

Beloved and cherished by her Foster Family and all of GALT

 

Rufus   June 10, 2000 - July 8, 2013

Beloved and treasured companion of Kat, Ben and Addi DeVall

 

Henry, aka Nancy's Tim, GALT #670,   February 27, 2004 - May 24, 2013
Beloved and cherished by the Turner Family

     
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