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Week of August 12, 2013

  
IN THIS ISSUE
GOLF TOURNAMENT
GREYT NON EVENT
STRUTT YOUR MUTT
GREYTSTORE
JULY ADOPTIONS
MEET & GREETS
INCOMING DOGS
GREYS IN BOARDING

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Have you met this love bug yet? 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. This handsome boy can't wait to meet you!

Edward should not live with cats.

 

Edward With Sweet Edward around, it means you will never be alone!  He loves with all his heart and is quick with big sloppy kisses.  While we believe "Edward" is a bit too formal for this lovable guy, he acts more like an "Eddie".  Edward is young, silly and inquisitive - he doesn't counter-surf but if something interesting is within reach, he will use his height advantage and long snout to check it out up close and personal.  Meal time is the greatest time of the day - that's when he turns into Tigger!  Edward does suffer from separation anxiety and we relocated his crate to the bedroom so he knows we are close by. Edward is enjoying the comfort of his foster home and he seeks out the cushy-est dog beds to rest his bones.  Edward wants nothing more than to have people of his own to love and cherish.  If you're looking for a faithful, joyful companion to keep you company and become the center of his universe, Edward is the one for you!

-Edward's Foster Mom

 

CALENDAR SPONSORS!

calendars While the deadline has passed for photo submissions for the GALT 2014 calendar, we are still accepting Calendar Sponsors until September 1st. This is your chance to make your greyhound infamous! So pull out those pictures of runaway tongues, bad costumes, and yakking in the yard and send them to Melody with "Sponsor" in the subject line. Then, go buy the sponsorship online and pick out your month (the sooner you buy, the more likely to get the month you want)!

GREYT GOLF TOURNAMENT

 

Don't forget to tell your friends, relatives and co-workers about the GREYT GOLF TOURNAMENT on September 24! Forward this eNews to them and see if they'd like to participate in GALT's first ever golf fundraiser! Teams of 4 are being formed, so don't wait! Everybody knows somebody who golfs - get them involved! Or, for entertainment's sake, form a team of amateurs and make it interesting - who knows? Maybe someone will go pro!
 
We have two exciting celebrity players: Mark Followill, the play-by-play TV announcer for the Dallas Mavericks, and Brady Tinker, host of DFW Sports Beat on KTXD-TV. 
 
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Golf Ways You Can Help: 

  • 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
  • contact your family, friends and co-workers who might want to participate or be a sponsor.
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    Tuesday, September 24

    Canyon Creek Country Club

    Richardson

    Start Time: 10:00am 

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    THE GREYT NON EVENT

     

    Finally, an event everyone can attend with ease - for the second year running! This event is all about what greyhounds do best - being couch potatoes extraordinaire. No volunteers, no driving, and no regrets about not being able to go! Stay tuned for the unveiling of the 2nd annual t-shirt. Join the Non-Event on Monday, September 2!

     

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    Strutt Your Mutt logo STRUTT YOUR MUTT

     

    It's that time of year again - when we strut our stuff for the GALT greyhounds. The best part is that you can strut anywhere - in your neighborhood, at the gym or even by just kicking back on your couch if that is your preferred style. The strut is on Saturday, September 28th - plenty of time to fundraise!

     

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    NEW IN THE GREYTSTORE

      

    ladies t Check out the new Fun and Games Ladies T-shirt in the GreytstoreGreyt for any pet professional and dog lover. You can warn your pup: It's all fun and games until someone ends up in a cone! This essential women's tee features a roomier fit for those who want style and comfort. 
    Material: 4.2 oz soft, ring-spun cotton (pre-shrunk). Purchase T-Shirt

     

    Check back soon for our upcoming SALE! 
     
     
    Over the next few months we will be adding more new items to the store, including other dog breeds and more cat items. So check back often because you can look forward to seeing items for the overall Pet Lover coming soon!
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    NEWS YOU CAN USE
     
    Dogs and toddlers can be a hectic mix! For great tips on how to raise both safely, click here
     

                            

     

    MEET & GREETS

     

    Saturday, August 17 from 11:00am to 1:00pm

    Petco - Garland

    3055 N President George Bush Hwy

    GALT greyhound attendees: Othello, Janice 

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    Saturday, August 17 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Petco - Allen

    816 W McDermott Dr. 

    GALT greyhound attendees: BeeBee

    Map

     

    Saturday, August 17 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Petco - Addison

    5301 Beltline Rd

    GALT greyhound attendees: Midnight, Leo, Edward, GQ, Indy

    Map

     

    Saturday, August 17 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Petco - Grand Prairie

    5236 S State Hwy 360

    GALT greyhound attendees: Peggy, Spinner

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    Sunday, August 18 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Pet Supplies Plus - Dallas

    5301 Beltline Rd

    GALT greyhound attendees: Amber, Celia 

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    More Future Meet & Greets

    INCOMING DOGS

     

    Adamaaka Admiral Adama, is a 4-year-old white and black male born August 27, 2009. His sire is Uno Joel and his dam is Dharma Blair. Adama has 125 races on record at Greyhound-data.com, all at Gulf Greyhound Park in Texas. He started on July 2, 2011 and finished on July 11, 2013.
     
    Ravenaka Toad's Raven, is a beautiful 9-year-old black female, born March 26, 2004.  Her sire is Oshkosh Slammer and her dam is Hurry Up Heidi.  Raven started her racing career at VictoryLand in Alabama on September 28, 2005, and after 36 races, ended it at Valley Race Park in Harlingen on January 27, 2007.  Raven was in a home for 6 years with Libby, but due to unfortunate financial difficulties, she has returned to GALT to find a home to spend the rest of her retirement years in. Raven is cat and small animal tolerant.

     

    Libby, formerly Cissy, is an 11-year-old lovely brindle female born August 2002. Libby was originally found as a stray and turned into the Tri Cities Shelter at age 3. Her right ear is readable, but her left ear registration is illegible, so her history up until then, as most strays, is unknown. Libby is friendly, outgoing, and cat and small animal tolerant. Libby was in a home for 8 years, 6 of those with Raven, but due to unfortunate financial difficulties, she has returned to GALT to find another home to live out her retired years in. 

    Askew, aka Let Me Ask You, is a 3-year-old brindle male born October 4, 2009. His sire is Super Lee and his dam is Up N Coming Idol. Askew has 85 races on record at Greyhound-data.com. He started his career at Bluffs Run, IA on May 5, 2011, moved to Wheeling Downs, WV, and then finished up in Pensacola, FL on July 13, 2013.
     
    Dianne, aka M's Deb Diane, is a 2-year-old red female born August 12, 2011. Her sire is Brady Thomas and her dam is M's Debra. Dianne has no races on record at Greyhound-data.com, preferring to head straight into retirement. 
     
    Kit Kat, aka Fuzzy Face Naui, is a 2-year-old brindle female born April 7, 2011. Her sire is Flying Penske and her dam is Save My Minutes.Kit Kat has 28 races on record at Greyhound-data.com, all in Mobile, AL. She started her career on January 21, 2013 and finished on June 15, 2013. 
     
    Torti, aka Extortionist, is a 5-year-old black male with white tips on his toes and tail. He was born July 29, 2008 to sire Flying Penske and dam Iron Butterfly. Torti has 97 races on record at Greyhound-data.com. He started his career at VictoryLand, AL on October 2, 2010, moved to Orange Park, FL, and then finished up in Mobile, AL on June 7, 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 Adama, Crusher, GQ, Indy, Leo, and Slippy. Waiting for medical processing are Askew, Dianne, Kit Kat and Torti.

     

      GQ  Crusher  Slippy  

                    GQ                            Crusher                        Slippy                          Adama

     

     

      Indy     

                  Indy                               Leo                            

     RAINBOW BRIDGE 

                               

    Ribbon, GALT #1394, May 2002 - August 15, 2013
    Beloved and Cherished by Cheryl Rowland-Stephens and Greg Stephens

     

    Clooney, GALT #1885, April 2004 - August 14, 2013
    Beloved and Cherished by Catherine Leppert

     

    Pearl   September 22, 1998 - July 26, 2013
    Beloved and Cherished by Mary Thomas and Dina Sellers

     

    Cole, aka Dalcash Explorer, GALT #857, March 1, 2003 - August 12, 2013
    Beloved and Cherished by Susan Ragsdale

     

     

    If your greyhound has crossed the Rainbow Bridge, please let us know by sending a note to info@galtx.org

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