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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?
  • September. 08

    Shades of Grey 2019

    The Shades of Grey 2019 wall calendar will soon be available for purchase.  

    This 9 by12 full color, calendar features greyt photos from over 120 NSGA families. The price of the calendar is 20.00.  Last year's calendar sold out quickly so get your 2019 edition at CeleGREYtion on September 8 or place your order for mailing (additional 2.50/calendar) today by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    

    Thanks for your continued support!

  • September. 01

    APPLICATION UPDATE

    UPDATE OCTOBER 18 - WE DO HAVE DOGS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTION

    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. 

    Our business is seasonal - we bring in dogs for adoption from April to October.  As the majority of our dogs do come from the states it is not safe to transport them through the winter months.  We are expecting a very limited number of dogs to arrive in September and October of 2018 and we currently have a wait list of families, approved for adoption and waiting on these two transports. We will have very few dogs available to place once we work through our list of current applicants. Although you may see new dogs posted on the website, those dogs will soon be meeting one of our families already approved for adoption and currently on our Wait List. 

    For any applications received after November 1, 2018  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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