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Finding the right veterinarian

When selecting a veterinarian you are looking not just for a medical expert, but one that has expertise in greyhound health.  You are also looking for a veterinarian that has a team of technicians and qualified support staff who can meet the needs of both you and your pet. 
If you do not already have a veterinarian that you know and trust, NSGA recommends the clinics below.  Each of these clinics are experienced with providing care to greyhounds, and have provided services to NSGA greyhounds in foster care.

Edmonton and Area

Greenbank Veterinary Services
6710 101 Avenue
Edmonton AB  T6A 0H7
780-466-5655

Onoway Veterinary Services
5119 Lac Ste Anne Tr N
Onoway AB  T0E 1V0
780-967-2967

Calgary and Area

Acadia Drive Vet Clinic
816 Willow Park Drive SE
Calgary AB  T2J 5S1
403-278-3168

Winnipeg and Area

Crestview Veterinary Hospital
3025 Ness Avenue
Winnipeg MB  R2Y 2J2
204-888-7463

Once you have narrowed your search, schedule a visit to meet the staff, tour the facility and learn about the clinic’s policies. 

  • Is the facility clean, comfortable and well-organized?
  • Are appointments required?
  • How many veterinarians are in the practice?
  • Are there technicians or other professional staff members?
  • Are dog and cat cages in separate areas?
  • Is the staff caring, calm, competent and courteous, and do they communicate effectively?
  • Are X-rays, ultrasound, bloodwork, EKG, endoscopy and other diagnostics done in-house or referred to a specialist?
  • Which emergency services are available?
  • Is location and parking convenient?
  • Do fees fit your budget, and are discounts for senior citizens or multi-pet households available?
  • December. 01

    Angel Tree - Pet Planet, Ranch Market, Strathmore

    Our thanks to everyone at Pet Planet in Strathmore for making Christmas a little brighter for our foster dogs. 

    Visit the store, and on their Christmas tree you will find an ornament for each of our foster dogs with a picture, a brief bio and their Christmas Wish List.  Customers select one of the ornaments, and purchase the items on the wish list for that foster dog. Pet Planet folks then package it all up and arrange for NSGA to pick up, so that each of our fosters have a special gift under the tree for Christmas morning. 

    Of course, what all of them really want for Christmas is a home to call their own, and full bios for each of them can be found on our Available Dogs page.      

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  • December. 03

    APPLICATION UPDATE

    UPDATE DECEMBER 3  - WE DO HAVE DOGS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

    We currently have 11 GREYT dogs available for adoption.  If you are looking to add a companion to your home, now is the time to get the process started!.  

    If you are considering adopting a greyhound or lurcher, please review the information provided below before submitting an application. Please review the information on the site regarding our adoption process. Note that as of September 1, 2018, NSGA will no longer place greyhounds and lurchers in homes with children under 3 years of age. 

    For any applications received that have cats in the home currently, it is unlikely that we would be able to place a dog in your home before the spring of 2019.  We would not be doing the phone interviews and home visits until such time that a suitable dog is available.  We ask  that you respect the time commitment made by our volunteers to answer emails, make phone calls and complete home visits.  If you are not willing to wait for a suitable dog to be available - please don't submit  an application. 

    We also respect the time commitment made by other adoption groups and ask that if you are also working with another group, that you not submit an application to NSGA until such time as you have withdrawn it from the other group.   

  • September. 01

    MEET AND GREETS

    We will only be hosting a very limited number of meet and greets for the remainder of 2018.

    The majority of our dogs come from the US and with the end of the driving season approaching, and families currently on a wait list for greyhounds, a number of planned meet and greets have been cancelled.  If you are considering adoption and want to spend some time with greyhounds to see if they are a good fit for you, please contact us via email and we will arrange for you to meet with one of our families.  

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