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Week of October 28, 2013

  
IN THIS ISSUE
NOVEMBER EVENTS
GREYTSTORE
MEET & GREETS
GREYS IN BOARDING
INCOMING DOGS
QUICK LINKS


  

 

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November is here, and you know what that means at GALT! Are your greyhounds ready for Holiday for the Hounds?! Get all your

Santa Charles

holiday shopping done in one place! This year's schedule will be as follows:  November 16th 10-6; November  17th 11-5; November 23rd 10-6; November  24th 11-5; November 29th (Black Friday) 10 - 6; November 30th 10-6; and December 1st 11-5 (GALT Holiday Party from 1-5).

 

Pictures with Santa will be from 1-5 on Saturdays and Sundays and we are asking for appointments to be made in advance. Walk-ins are welcome but may have to wait. We will have 2 Santas (from the last 2 years). Santa Charles will be there the first 2 weekends and Santa Lin will be there the last weekend. Photos by Shagly Photography.

 

5310 Beltline Road (Town Hall Square Shopping Center)

MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND PLAN TO COME OUT!

COWBOYS RAFFLE!

GALT is raffling off 6 tickets on the 50 yard line. Drawing held on Nov. 24.

Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders

November 28th Thanksgiving Day at 3:15pm

Section C 210, Row 2, seats 23-28                Buy Tickets!

 

YOU can help GALT by promoting our COWBOYS RAFFLE to your friends and coworkers! Contact Melody or Susie to get tickets to sell to outsiders! Only 300 tickets available! More info

 

Chances of winning:

1 ticket      1 in 300

2 tickets     1 in 150

3 tickets     1 in 100

4 tickets     1 in 75

5 tickets     1 in 50

10 tickets    1 in 30

NOVEMBER EVENTS

Greyhound Obedience 101
November 7 - December 19 from 7:40-8:40pm 
Taught by Mary Waugh Swindle; topics will include, sit, down, leave it, no jumping, food stealing, crate training/separation anxiety and more!  Class is limited to 8 participants and pre-registration is a must! $120 per dog/handler duo. Register here
To see other classes offered, check out Dancing Dogs!
 
Beer Tasting Contest Fundraiser
November 9
7-10pm
Home of Todd Hayes & Madelyn Martin
7889 Steeplechase
Argyle, TX 
Join GALT for beer, snacks, prizes and raffles! Is your beer palate refined enough to take home top prize? Suggested donation is $25     Register here!
 
Pedal for Paws
November 16
1-3pm
Join us for our 2nd annual Pedal for Paws event! A mountain bike challenge benefiting GALT. Prizes will be awarded for fastest lap and most laps completed. Greyhound walk for those who don't bike! All skill levels welcome. Pedal for Paws

NEW IN THE GREYTSTORE

 

NEW in the Greytstore: Leather belt with greyhounds! Black leather 1" belt with riveted silver tone greyhounds prancing around the waist. We are very excited to be able to offer this special purchase. Limited quantities, so order quickly! Purchase belt

 Small: 28-32" pant size waist            Large: 36-40"

                                                      Medium: 32-36"                               XL: 40-44"               

                

GREYTSTORE SALE - CHECK IT OUT!!!
Check out all the greyt items now on SALE in the Greytstore! From apparel to accessories, there's sure to be something in here for you! 
MEET & GREETS

 

Saturday, November 2 from 11:00am-1:00pm

Orvis - Dallas

8300 Preston Rd.  

Attendees: Amber, Pumpkin

Map

 

Sunday, November 3 from 1:00pm-3:00pm

Petco - West Plano

1601 Preston Rd. 

Attendees: Abilene, Hogan, Latte, Van

Map

 

 

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 Top Paw Resort are Adama, Pumpkin and Awesome. Greys waiting for processing are Phoebe, Prue and Gypsy.

 

         

            Adama                          Awesome                      Pumpkin

INCOMING DOGS

 

Gypsy is a 5-year-old red female born in April 2008. Gypsy was surrendered to GALT by an elderly owner who could not take care of her anymore. Her right ear tattoo is 48D, but her left ear tattoo that holds the litter number is unreadable. Gypsy is heartworm positive and will begin treatment soon. 

 

Whisper, aka R's Whisper Girl, is a 3-year-old red female born August 2, 2010. Her dam is Gable Pimiento and her sire is Rhythmless, making her half sibling to Milady who was adopted early this year. Whisper has 80 races on record from April 24, 2012 to September 14, 2013, all at Gulf Greyhound Park except for the first race which was in Abilene. She suffered a plantar ligament tear while training on October 29th, and is scheduled for evaluation and surgery at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center on Friday, November 1st.

Trigger, aka Atascocita Trig, is a 1-year-old blue fawn male born December 27, 2011. His sire is Atascocita Leroy and his dam is Atascocita Gayla. Trigger has 36 races on record from May 26, 2013 to October 25, 2013, all at Gulf Greyhound Park. He suffered a broken calcaneus bone in his leg, and will be scheduled for evaluation and surgery at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center.
 
DiNozzoaka Eddie Gallo, is a 4-year-old white & brindle male born May 30, 2009. His sire is Castor Troy and his dam is Dobbs Fairy. DiNozzo has 168 races on record from May 25, 2011 to October 24, 2013, all at Gulf Greyhound Park. Talk about being ready for retirement!
 
RAINBOW BRIDGE 

 

Smiles, aka AK Black Slammer, GALT #1988, October 12, 2003 - November 1, 2013
Beloved and Cherished by her foster mom Lin and all of GALT

 

Ace, aka Nan de Ace, GALT #301, August 24, 2001 - October 23, 2013 
Beloved and cherished by Chris Robin

 

Ralph, GALT #2056 2002 - October 25, 2013

Beloved and cherished by Lonnie and Marian Jones

 

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

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Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.
P.O. Box 680  Addison, Texas 75001-0680
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