Lilo has not done much during this hot and humid summer - except loaf about on her sofa, re-reading her favourite book, Comet’s Tale, thus keeping up the fine reputation that greyhounds have on Sofa Management.
Everything had a long rest from ear tips to toenails. She did attempt to fill in her days by writing an account of her summer holiday, but the brief rough note I saw in her bed, just said “I done nothing” which didn’t really make for riveting reading.
Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) announced the successful placement of their 2,000th retired racing greyhound on Saturday, 7 October 2017. GAP reached this milestone within ten years of their first adoption processed in 2007.
Freda (Sedgebrook Freda), was the landmark 2,000th dog. Freda has been welcomed into the family of Alison, Neil and Ben from Napier. “We had such a good time with this adoption, and it was perfectly evident that this was Freda’s forever family,” says GAP Rehoming Manager, Danielle Valentic.
We are now into July and settling into our new home and have met lots of new friends. Offering free pats and cuddles when required is a big job but we are coping. This is readily taken up by our neighbouring units as they miss their own dogs and we make a pretty good substitute and are happy to share the love.
The Chatham is a funny place to us greyhounds as there are no rabbits and hares on the islands so we are not sure what the do for entertainment when they want something to chase here.