Hound Blog

Gracie and Simone

My name is Simone and this is Gracie. I adopted Gracie 2 years ago now, and I feel like I'm the luckiest human alive! I first met Gracie when my sister and brother in law were fostering Gracie. A dog that was scared of everyone, wouldn't leave my side the first time I met her. My sister was gob smacked and so...
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Maxie

Maxie’s story

After our beloved beagle died six years ago, we  were so lonely without a dog. We had already done the "puppy" thing and decided to adopt but after months of searching online we couldn't find another suitable beagle for our family. My husband was always an admirer of greyhounds and suggested we look into a rescue hound. It didn't take long...
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National Day of Action Wrap Up

It was a great rally in Brisbane on Sunday 7 February 2016 as part of a National Day of Action. 700 people gathered at Southbank parklands to support an end to greyhound racing. The event was focused on opposition to this commercial gambling industry which is responsible for the wastage of thousands of greyhounds every year, and its culture of cruelty,...
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FOTH President Nominated for Suncorp Hidden Local Heroes Award

Our President, Lisa White, has been nominated for a Suncorp Hidden Local Heroes Award! There are 13 cash prizes up for grabs, with a total prize pool of $50,000! There will also be a People's Choice Award, for which voting will open Thursday 18 February 2016. We'll keep you posted when the voting opens. Congratulations, Lisa....
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In Memory of Brian Meigh

Brian and Anthea Meigh Brian and Anthea Meigh rescued Pudding from appalling conditions in August 2014. Pudding became 'Lady' and she has been welcomed with open arms into a warm and loving new home. Sadly Brian passed away suddenly in December. He had found a new lease of life in caring for Lady and he loved her dearly. In Brian's memory, the...
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