Hound Blog

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. 💜 John and Ian have been waiting for 34 years...
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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. The custom made chaise lounge certainly got a workout too!  The puppies (Willa and Simba) were full of energy and...
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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. If you are familiar with the repeated poking and prodding by a Greyhound’s paw to initiate...
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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! Across five locations, we had approximately 220 greyhounds, whippets, Italian greyhounds as well as countless other doggo. For those...
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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. As fosters usually are in the first few days, Billy was quiet and very easy. However it didn’t take long for him...
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FOTH Coffee Table Book

FOTH coffee table book

Kevin Evans has generously donated his time and energy to the first ever Friends of the Hound coffee table book! We want You to be part of this 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...
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Meet Amy and Becca

We adopted Amy and Becca in October 2016, just after their 2nd birthday. They are littermates, were bonded and had been fostered together. FOTH was looking for a family with young children and cats to take on two greyhounds as they were happy with both kids and cats. We, on the other hand were looking for two dogs to adopt. My...
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