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Sunny the Greyhound dogSunny surveying his territory

A retired Greyhound dog makes the most amazing pet. These gentle, lazy, lovable creatures will rule your heart and your sofa in no time at all.

Now, when I say Greyhound dog, I’m not excluding the girls, I’m excluding the busses.

I don't want anyone planning a cross country trip to be disappointed when they arrive here to find things with four legs rather than four wheels.

Greyhound Of The Month
June 2021

Trixie's Greyhound Of The Month CertificateGeorgie- Greyhound Of The Month June 2021

This is Georgie - The Greyt Adventures Greyhound of the Month for June 2021.

Sadly Georgie went to the rainbow bridge earlier this year but she had a long and happy life with her mum and dad and two feline brothers.

Congratulations on being our Greyhound Of The Month, Georgie.

Georgie - Greyhound of the MonthGeorgie enjoying a holiday by the sea
Georgie - Greyhound Of The MonthEnjoying a post walk snooze

If you'd like to see your hound on our home page hop over and fill in the form. Your hound will also get their own page on Greyt Adventures, they'll feature on our Facebook page and they'll receive their very own GOTM certificate.

Our Retired Greyhound Dog Story

We are Ammy (Mama) and Karen (The Jellyfish), a couple of friends who have known each other since our school days in South Africa. We’re both total misfits who still haven’t decided what we want to be when we grow up.

We come and go, meeting up here and there, often sharing homes, cars, camper vans and, at the moment, a Greyhound.

Karen and RadleyKaren and Radley on The Viking Way

I (Karen) was always a cat person until I met my first retired racer. I was in awe of this amazing creature. I stared at him all the way from Hebden Bridge, where we picked him up, to Denholme, where he was going to live.

I’d gone with a friend to collect him and I just couldn’t take my eyes off him (the hound, not my friend). It was like being in the presence of an Olympic athlete, albeit one with the oddest feet and ears I’d ever encountered.

Sadly, a little over a year later, my friend passed away and I inherited the very beautiful Radley.

Radley was in my life for just over three years, and in Ammy’s for two. By the time he crossed the rainbow bridge we were both fully fledged members of the Cult of Greyhound.

Ammy with RadleyHoundie cuddles are the best - Ammy with Radley

The Cult Of Greyhound?

Oh yes, if you already share your home with an ex-racer then you know all about it. And if you plan to adopt, you soon will. Nobody tells you this until it's too late. You don't just adopt a greyhound - you join a cult.

We hadn’t intended being owned by another hound so soon after losing Radley, but three weeks later we drove to Boston to pick up the absolutely gorgeous, and ever so slightly insane, Yogi Berra.

Yogi on the beachYogi enjoying Moggs Eye beach

We couldn't resist. If you're a Greyhound person, a house without a hound just isn't a home. Everywhere we went there were reminders of our boy. Poo bins seemed to leap out at us. Public footpath signs silently called us to stop the car and go exploring. But nothing was the same without our boy.

We lost Yogi in January 2020 and, true to form, we couldn't handle the emptiness in the house. Within two weeks we had our new boy, Sunny. He couldn't fill the Yogi-shaped hole in our lives anymore than Yogi could fill the Radley-shaped hole, but he's doing a magnificent job of filling the Greyhound dog shaped-hole.

Are you ready for a 'greyt' adventure? Maybe you've already begun yours? Either way you'll find everything you need to know about owning being owned by a Grey right here on Greyt Adventures.

Get Involved At Greyt Adventures

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