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Week of February 16, 2015



What did you say?  The IR and the TC and the who?  Yes, it can be confusing.  So let's sort it out.  GALT groups the hounds in its care into three main categories (Available, Training Camp, and Injured Reserve) to denote their availability status for potential adopters.  GALT's website allows you to look at each group separately from a drop down menu as shown to the right.   

Here is a little more information about what the designations mean: 

Available: GALT's Available greyhounds live in foster homes within the DFW metroplex and often attend Meet the Greyhounds events on the weekends. One you receive approval of your adoption application, you can meet Available greyhounds by appointment.  All of GALT's Available greyhounds have spent some time in a foster home learning the ropes.
Training Camp:  Almost all incoming GALT hounds start out in Training Camp (TC). GALT's Training Camp greyhounds are awaiting medical treatment (such as spay or neuter) and/or are in boarding until a foster home becomes available. Sometimes a greyhound that is extra-shy or that was a stray for a while will need some extra socialization time in their foster home before being ready for adoption. These hounds are also in Training Camp. Training Camp hounds are not yet available for applications or meeting appointments but may on occasion attend a Meet the Greyhounds event if they have completed their medical processing and are just waiting for a foster home. Greyhounds graduate from Training Camp to Available based on the Foster Coordinator's evaluation. 
Injured ReserveGALT's Injured Reserve (IR) greyhounds need extra time to rehabilitate from an injury or illness. They spend this time in foster homes in and outside of the DFW area. Some of the common conditions requiring time on Injured Reserve include broken legs, tick-borne diseases, heartworm disease or flesh wounds. Greyhounds on IR are not available for applications or appointments until they are fully recovered, ready for normal activity, have been spayed or neutered, and moved to Available based on a review by GALT's veterinary team.


Visit our website today to meet all of the greyhounds currently in GALT's care!

2015 Greyt Retired Athletes Dinner & Auction


TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT! However, there is a waiting list for reserved seats! Please email if you would like to be placed on this special list. Requests will be filled in the order received for any cancellations.
Summer will be here before we know it, so what better time to stock up on T-shirts? It's stock up on SALE Tees Time! Greyt buys from 30% to 40% Off! Just go to the GreytStore Home Page for the selection. There are limited sizes so Hurry for the Best Selection! (Picture only shows three of the tees available, see the Home Page for additional styles!)

The North Texas Irish Festival the first weekend of March - just 2 weeks away!!! We can still use a few volunteers for set up and tear down. Or, feel free to bring your hounds out to enjoy the festival and mingle at the GALT booth! Nothing is happier than an Irish hound! 

Save the date for "Wine Down the Winter Yappy Hour" on March 22nd at Kent & Co. Wines in Ft Worth. Pups will be welcome of course!

The date for the annual GALT Birthday Party is fast approaching; mark your calendars for a day of greyt fun on April 25th.  Details coming soon!

Haven, 4-yr-old black female
Alex, 3-yr-old black male
Greg, 2-yr-old white & black male
Koden, 3-yr-old black male
River, 3-yr-old brindle male
Thrush, 2-yr-old white & red male


If you have been considering fostering, or know someone who is considering fostering, now would be a great time to jump in! If you can help, please contact Jennifer Vilches at             




Saturday, February 21, 11:00am-1:00pm
Petco - Garland

3055 N. President George Bush Hwy


In Attendance: Annie

Saturday, February 21, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Petco - Addison
5301 Beltline Rd 
In Attendance: Al, Lindy 


LouLou, aka Louise, GALT #1827, March 2002 - February 18, 2015
Beloved and cherished by Laura and Randy Dyer


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Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc.
3400 Carlisle St #310, Dallas, Texas 75204