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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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Friends of the Hound Art Auction

From Sunday, 11th February 2018, Friends of the Hound will be holding an online art auction. Please keep your eyes peeled on facebook for the auction link which will contain some gorgeous arty hound related goodies....
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Love Wine? Support Friends of the Hound…

Friends of the Hound have partnered with Australian social enterprise, Goodwill Wine, who source remarkable wine for people who care. Friends of the Hound will receive 50% of the profit from the sale of each bottle purchased through Goodwill Wine and allow us to continue our mission to save Greyhounds, and find suitable homes for them as pets and family companions,...
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Buster and Roxy

A little over three years ago, my partner Seb and I said goodbye to our family and friends in NSW and moved up to Queensland. Within a month we were on the lookout for a rescue pet. Although Seb loves his cats, I unfortunately am allergic, so we decided we needed a cat-like dog. While at the Sydney Royal Easter Show some...
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