Hound Blog

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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Three hounds and a cat called Robert

Hiya! Our names are Sugar, Tiffany and Winter and we are from Canberra and this is our story! "Sugar was adopted 18 months ago. She was incredibly shy and scared of her own shadow. During the first six weeks we had her we'd have to carry her outside to go to the toilet because she didn't want to leave her safe bed....
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Jedda’s happy tail

My name is Carmel and I live on a property in the Coffs Harbour hinterland with my husband Chris, 6 horses, 13 chickens and our three dogs; Mimi (a toy poodle), Ciara (a standard labradoodle), and a Teddy (a tibetan terrier). I had never really had anything to do with greyhounds, but a friend shared a Friends of the Hound post on...
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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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