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FOTH Xmas party 2019

FOTH Xmas party 2019

Another year almost over and another fantastic FOTH Christmas get together! Thank you to everyone who came along to enjoy the festivities and show support for Friends of the Hound.Extremely hot without much of a breeze, luckily there was a wading pool and mist machine to keep the Hounds (and humans) cool. Photos with thanks to John Schofield...
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Harry's New Life

Harry’s new life

"It all began when we were sitting in the car park at Bunning's one day and my husband randomly said that he would love to have a black greyhound and call him Winston (a name that we will have to save for another time). As we already have a beautiful whippet named Penny, it seemed natural that our next move...
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Rockhampton Grammar Year 4W

Thank you Rockhampton Year 4W

Recently Year 4W from The Rockhampton Grammar School held a fundraiser to raise funds for FOTH. They sold handmade items and had games to play. They raised $989! What a superb effort! Huge thanks go to Year 4 teacher Sonya Whitehead and her wonderful class....
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RSPCA Adopt Out Day Brisbane

RSPCA Adopt Out Day in Brisbane

What a day was had at the RSPCA Adopt Out Day! Lots of interest in our skinny, long-noses - they drew a crowd and received loads of attention - generating some adoption enquiries. When the doors opened at 9.00am the crowd and the noise was akin to a crowd entering a football stadium, and our dedicated volunteers were flat out all day. Thank...
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Meet the puppies

Meet the puppies!

People don’t get to see Greyhound puppies - but here are some photos of the 4 little land sharks that FOTH have in care. These precious puppies came to us at 11 weeks old & all but 1 have homes to go to (with adoption enquiries still to be processed)...
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Paint & Sip fundraiser

Paint & Sip Fundraiser

Friends of the Hound were very lucky to be chosen as the charity of choice for the “SUPER Vets Hendra (Brisbane) Paint and Sip fundraiser on Saturday 20th July. This sold out event was held at SUPER Vets, where everyone who attended could “Pawcasso their pet” in watercolour. Several participants were also greyhound lovers so it was a great night to meet...
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Remember Tim

Tim, our six million dollar dog (almost!)

The biggest expense in dog rescue are Vet bills. Friends of the Hound spends over $100,000 each year on veterinary treatments for the Greyhounds we save. Remember Tim?Last year, this beautiful boy was surrendered to our program but when Lisa met the trainer in Brisbane to collect Tim he was lame. We were not aware of this before taking him, but he had...
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