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Week of April 7, 2014




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Meet Rocky! Rocky is a brindle male who was found as a stray in Colorado. He joined the GALT family due to the dedicated efforts of several volunteers! 

He is estimated to be between 2 and 3 years old. Rocky is a bit too interested in cats to live with them.


Rocky - aka Rocky Racoon, aka Rocky Balboa, aka Rock Star is the most cheerful, happy, snuggly greyhound I have ever fostered! In fact, he is so happy that the first week in my home he suffered recurrent bouts of the dreaded "Happy Tail". He just never stopped wagging that tail! After several professional bandage changes, he has finally developed a small callous on the tip of his tail, and no longer whacks  it open on any available surface.

So, now that his tail is perfect, let me tell you how perfect the rest of him is: Rocky had just one accident very early on in the house, and it has never been repeated. He loves his dog door! Rocky ADORES  all humans, especially children. He thinks the world revolves around him, so must be fed separately or he will make himself frantic trying to eat out of all the other dogs' bowls. He plays very gently with dogs smaller than himself (including a hyperactive Whippet puppy), but is not cat safe. Rocky lives for the lovin' -  ear scritches, belly rubs, stuffies and sweet talk and treats. If you give him access to the garage and the car door open, you will have to remove him physically from the car. He wants to go wherever you are going! He is young, but very food motivated and can be corrected easily and with responds with minimal sass. Mostly he ducks his beautiful face and gives you a look at the corner of his eye. His beautiful eyes and his long hair make him one of the most handsome, unique, distinctive hounds around! If you want a seriously silly big boy with an unquenchable happiness who only wants to be near you, and to be your best friend in the world, come meet Rocky and let him show you how much he loves you.

-Rocky's foster mom
GALT'S 13th BIRTHDAY PARTY - Saturday, April 26, 2014!  11:00am - 3:00pm

We look forward to seeing you and your greyhounds for an action packed 13th annual Greyhound Adoption League of Texas Birthday Celebration! We'll be at Pilot Knoll Park on Lake Lewisville. $20.00 for Adults and $10.00 for children 10 and under.

Directions from I35 E: Drive I35E north to FM 407 (Justin). Proceed over I35 bridge west on 407 for 3.6 miles to FM 2499 (Village Pkwy). Take a right at FM 2499 (North) and drive approximately 3 miles passing 2 stop lights. Sign to the park is on your right. Turn right into the park. Stop at the park's check in station - let them know you are attending the GALT Birthday Party. Proceed straight through to the park until you see the lake. Pavilion will be to your right.
Activities include:
The Greyhound Spa with Nail Trims, Reiki (10 minutes), and Greyhound Massage (10 minutes) -$10 each

GreytStore - be sure to shop for awesome greyhound items for you, your dog, or for gifts!

Reiki is an ancient energy healing practice - great stress relief by certified masters Jackie Pinson and Suzanne Burke. By appointment.Beer Glass - $10 with free beer
Greyhound Massage by certified animal massage therapist Jackie Pinson. By appointmentGreek Buffet Lunch (11:30-1:30)
Silent Auction & RaffleBirthday Cake & Song
Fenced in running area - muzzles requiredContests for your hounds
Sighthounds welcome!Volunteer Recognition Awards
Portrait of you and your pet by Shagly Photography. Sitting fee $25 for 1, $35 for 2 or more dogs. By appointment.GALT Members Only Raffle with special & unique items.
Vendor: Brother2Bother - Collars by Holly & other exciting merchandise!Vendor: PooBGone

Drag out your old t-shirts for up-cycling into dog rugs! MadDogMarket will donate 25 cents to GALT for every T-shirt you bring to the GALT Birthday Bash.

4 year old brindle male
5 year old brindle male

6 year old brindle male
4 year old blue male
4 year old brindle male


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 



            Bravo                   Gracie



Saturday, April 12 from 11:00am-1:00pm 

Three Dog Bakery - Southlake

1251 E. Southlake Blvd. #323


In Attendance: Kissie


Saturday, April 12 from 12:00pm-2:00pm

Petco - Plano

801 W. 15th St. 


In Attendance: Bravo, Dish, Phoebe, Sandra


Saturday, April 12 from 1:00pm-3:00pm

Three Dog Bakery - Plano

5960 W. Parker Rd.


in Attendance: Chubby, Clarice, Jill





Repeat of a SELL OUT! Not only did we sell out of Lamb Chop, so did the supplier. But now Lamb Chop is back. In addition to the Large 10" size, we can now offer a 24" Giant Lamb Chop! Now you can share the beloved classic with your furbaby! Complete with squeaker, this is sure to be a favorite.

Come out and treat your hounds to a fun-filled playdate on Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 3:30 to 6:30 pm at the Sanger Country home of Barb and Andy Berner, less than 50 miles north of Dallas on I-35N.

(Rain date is Saturday, June 7 if needed.)


All you can eat Tex Mex, including dessert, soft drink, water or coffee, is the menu of choice for $10 and for an additional $10 your beverage choice of wine or beer is available. Register Here!


This event is limited to no more than 40 greyhounds, so get your spot reserved NOW! This is a wonderful opportunity to allow your muzzled greyhound to run free on TWO acres of fenced-in countryside! You are responsible for bringing a muzzle for your greyhound, as well as picking up after them and monitoring their behavior at the event. There will be home baked treats for your greyhound!


A bake sale will be conducted to benefit GALT's greyhounds! We will also be collecting collars, leashes and coats for the Galgos. 

This is a really fun event that you WILL NOT WANT TO MISS!

Help fill up Easter Baskets for the GALT hounds! Each hound has an Easter Basket on their page - $10 will give them a virtual chocolate bunny with your name or an in-honor-of name. Show your love and support of the GALT greyhounds!

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Spring is finally here. To celebrate, iGive will donate $5 per new member supporting GALT in the month of April (no purchase necessary). In other words, for free. If a new member supports a different group, iGive will donate $5 to that group. Here's the challenge. iGive must get at least 1,000 new members a day (supporting any cause, it doesn't need to be GALT) in April. They need to try the free and optional iGive Button through 7/15/14.

Some key facts about iGive - The average shopper raises over $30 - $100 a year for their cause...all for free. It's simple and automatic. And GALT will get five bucks free just for trying iGive during this promotion. Just follow the link!

Oak Cliff Earth Day - Saturday April 12 - Lake Cliff Park - 1200 N. Zang Blvd. - 12:00-5:00pm 
THIS SATURDAY! Please take your greyhound to show people the joys of greyhound ownership! This is a wonderful event to give our beloved greyhound the exposure they deserve and showcase our greyhounds as companion pets. If you would like to take GALT brochures with you, you can print them out here.   

Easter in Lee Park & Pooch Parade
Sunday April 20                The Pooch Parade starts at noon and registration opens at 10:00am and 
Robert E. Lee Park           must be completed by 11:45. Dress up your greyhound and strut! What a 
3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.     greyt way to show what wonderful companion pets we have! Check out the
10:00am-5:00pm                website for the most up to date information. 

Mia, 2004 - April 9, 2014
Cherished and loved by Lorne and Marlene Hagerman

Davey aka Ross Potts, September 5, 2001 - April 6, 2014
Much loved by Marian & Lonnie Jones

Danielle, aka D's Eclipse, GALT #205, September 6, 2000 - April 5, 2014
Beloved by Kathy Canaday and Susan Miller

Angel, aka BP Triple Punch, GALT #495, February 17, 2002 - April 4, 2014
Beloved and Cherished by Jennifer and Jim Weiss

If your greyhound has crossed the Rainbow Bridge, please let us know by sending a note to

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If you have moved or need to update your contact information since you adopted your GALT greyhound, please email
Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.
3400 Carlisle St #310, Dallas, Texas 75204