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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

IT'S HAPPENING AGAIN IN 2020! 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...
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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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Lynette’s Mutt Loaf aka Lynette’s Loving Hound Bake

Not sure what to feed your hound? Lynette cooks up this wonderful meal for all her dogs twice a week (in 2 large baking dishes) but has reduced the recipe for a more ‘normal’ number of hounds in the home. HOW TO: Use one large baking dish. (This would be enough for 2 dogs for one week). Ingredients:- 1 Butternut or half a Jap pumpkin 1 large...
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Fundraising appeal

Several days ago we received a call from a NSW vet clinic asking for help - a terminally ill Greyhound trainer had 8 Greyhounds that he was going to euthanise - he’d rehomed some of his dogs but these last 8 he’d been given permission to destroy by Greyhound Racing NSW. It raises the issue of empathy and responsibility - neither of...
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