Hound Blog

Karen & Truman the Greyhound

Say cheese! A photo shoot for Truman & Karen

Truman and Karen had a great time at their photo shoot with Kevin Evans for the 2020 Coffee Table book. "It was a wonderful experience, Kevin made it so enjoyable and the images are fantastic" Karen tells us. She usually hates having her photo taken but really enjoyed the experience. Kevin shoots from far enough away with a long lens and gives...
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Crocheted Greyhounds

Clone your Greyhound fundraiser

Our first fundraiser for the year “Clone your Greyhound” featured custom made crocheted Greyhounds! This was very popular and produced some very cute clones with their own distinguishing features. There were black Greyhound clones, white, fawn, brindle, one with 3 legs, some with half or no tails and some that have crossed the rainbow bridge. A beautiful memory of a beloved pet. Thank...
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Honk to end dog racing

Ipswich Greyhound track. WE SAY NO!

Last Sunday 16th February 2020 there was a good turnout of at least 250 people who protested the building of a new Greyhound racing track in Ipswich QLD. In October 2019 the Queensland government announced its support for a new $39 million greyhound racing track at Ipswich. Construction is expected to start in 2022 with first races to be held by the end...
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Lyndal Carmichael

Doco: Greyhound rescue & fostering

This documentary about Greyhound rescue & fostering, featuring the lovely Lyndal Carmichael, was a project completed a few years ago by students at QUT. It now appears on Virgin inflight entertainment too. Please watch and share widely. WATCH VIDEO Producer: Lachlan McCarronDirector: Chloe Le RoyWriter: Nikita GomesEditor: Sam GrammerCinematographer: Mikaela SencerSound Recordist: Ella-May HannanSound Editor: Jack McGuiganBoom Operator: Charlton LanselyCompositions: Oscar JemottSecond Camera...
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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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