December 2018

Save the Macau Greyhounds

Save the Macau Greyhounds

Most of you will be aware of the #SaveTheMacauGreyhounds campaign. Many groups have combined in a global effort to try and help all of these Greyhounds, mostly from Australia, that were sent to live and die in Macau - for racing/gambling at the now-closed Canindrome.
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Love is in the fur

Fundraising With Love 💕

Friends of the Hound are very fortunate to have the incredible support of compassionate couples like John and Ian, who recently got married and had asked all their family and friends for donations to FOTH in lieu of gifts. Their wonderful wedding raised almost $4000 to help us save and home Greyhounds. 💜
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Pats not bets at the Brisbane Dog Lovers show

Brisbane Dog Lovers Show Success

Over $1,000 raised in donations and sales for the weekend!

It was a jam packed two days at The Dog Lovers Show in Brisbane.  A lot of FOTH volunteers brought their hounds along to show the public just what great pets Greyhounds make.
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Hound massage

Greyhound massage… treat your pooch to some healing touch

Your Hound wants you to read this!


Getting a massage feels amazing! After a massage, your head is clear and your body is relaxed. The relaxation that a massage provides significantly decreases blood pressure, and it can go a long way in promoting health and well-being.

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Facebook Auction

Friends of the Hound Auction

From Saturday 3rd November 2018, Friends of the Hound will be holding the next auction. Please keep your eyes peeled on Facebook for the auction link which will contain some gorgeous goodies for humans and hounds.
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Hound Day Out Brisbane

Hound day out – 5 locations across Australia

In September there was a Hounds Day Out 2018, we met in five locations across Australia.

Today wasn't about FOTH dogs, but for all greyhounds from other groups too. Everyone that came along to the walks, already knows how perfect they are as a pet!
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Foster Fail? Meet Billy

Foster Fail? Meet Billy

In July 2016 I got a call to collect a new cat friendly foster boy. I already had Barnaby who had just gone through a leg amputation and was undergoing chemo, and Georgie our FOTH girl we adopted December 2013.
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FOTH Coffee Table Book

FOTH coffee table book

Kevin Evans has generously donated his time and energy for another Friends of the Hound coffee table book!

We want You to be part of this book... And you can! You'll also be Helping us rescue more Greyhounds and placing them with caring, loving families. FOTH adopters are invited to register their name and pay a $50 donation (that full amount is donated to FOTH) and you, your hound or your whole family will go into this strictly limited edition, coffee table book.
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AGM & Hound fun day May 2018

AGM & Hound Fun Day 2018

So much fun hanging out with all the houndies & humans for the Friends of the Hound AGM and Hound Fun Day.
Almost 68 hound devotees and 58 dogs enjoyed a lovely day on Saturday May 12th at our AGM & Hound Fun Day in Brisbane North. Thanks to our wonderful host, Bobby, for providing a fab venue. We conducted the business early - & then had fun socialising with lots of lovely Greyhounds & their parents - with a greyt range of fantastic products to peruse & purchase.
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