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And God Created the Greyhound

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On the first day, God created the Greyhound.

On the second day, God created man to serve the Greyhound.

On the third day, God created the animals of the Earth to serve as potential food for the Greyhound.

On the fourth day, God created honest toil so that man could labor for the good of the Greyhound.

On the fifth day, God created the tennis ball so that the Greyhound could or could not retrieve it.

On the sixth day, God created veterinary science to keep the Greyhound healthy and the man broke. (AMEN!!!)

On the seventh day, God tried to rest, but he had to walk the Greyhound…

On the eighth day, God believeth that He was done, but Lo! The Garden of Eden was full of Greyhound poop and craters. Adam & Eve, having been banished from the garden, no longer dwelleth therein to serve the Greyhound, so it came to pass that He had to clean the mess up Himself. And God was displeased.

On the ninth day, God sayeth unto the Heavens, "Who hath dominion here, me or the Greyhound?

On the tenth day, God came upon the Greyhound cockroached on His throne and abideth there unmoving, despite all His beseeching.

And so it came to pass that God had his answer. He then sayeth unto Moses, "Fine! You’re in charge now. Here’s my ten commandments. You deal with the Greyhound! I’m retiring to Miami Beach!

And Moses convinced the Pharaoh to let the Israelites go out of bondage in Egypt and journey to the Promised Land. God sayeth unto Moses, "The Promised Land shall be yours, but you must take the Greyhound with you.

And so it came to pass that the Israelites wandered for 40 years in the wilderness, waiting for the Greyhound to go potty, mark every bush and sniff every blade of grass in its domain.

And the Greyhound was fruitful and multiplied.

The people were taken by the comlieness and manner of the Greyhound, but they were sorely distressed. "Lord" they cried out, "The Greyhound is an attractive and sweet creature, but there are so many, what shall we do?"

And God sayeth unto the people, "Ye are a cursed people and shall be known as adopters! Thy yards shall be barren of grass. Thy dwellings shall overflow with dog beds, squeaky toys and Greyhound kitsch. Thy carpets shall be forever stained. Thy vet bills shalt be large and thy lives forever ordered around by the Greyhound. And thy minds shall be muddled, as thou shalt treat thy Greyhounds as thy do your human offspring."

And Adopters begat Fosters. And Fosters begat Adoption Groups. And Adoption Groups begat Discussion Lists. And Discussion Lists begat Gatherings. And Gatherings begat Vendors. And Vendors begat a wardrobe for the Greyhound. And the Greyhound was spoiled.

God looked down on this and was pleased.

(Unknown author)

  • September. 21

    Shades of Grey

    The Shades of Grey 2018 Calendar is now available for purchase.  This beautiful, full color gloss 9 x 13 calendar features over 120 greyhounds, lurchers and other sighthounds from the NSGA family.  

    he cost of the calendar is $20.00. Calendars can be paid for by e-transfer, paypal/credit card.  If using either of these two methods please specify the number of calendars and include your contact information. You can also pay by cheque/cash if picking up your calendars from Judy Sleith in Calgary, Deb and John in Edmonton, and Susan Lohse in Winnipeg.  If none of these options are convenient for you, we can mail the calendar out to you for an additional cost of 3.50/calendar.   All mail orders must be prepaid and ordered through Deb Ward at northernskygreyhounds@gmail.com.  
     
    Once again, we have printed a limited number of calendars.  Don't be disappointed - order your Shades of Grey today! 
  • October. 21

    Cabela Regina

    Regina folks - head out to Cabela's (4901 Gordon Rd) Saturday, October 21 from 11:00-2:00 and spend some time with our amazing hounds.  Our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you have on adopting a retired racer.  

     

  • July. 10

    MEET AND GREETS

    UPDATED OCTOBER 18

    Meet and greets are a greyt chance to meet and spend time with greyhounds, get your questions answered, and learn more about our adoption program.  Meet and greets are held at various locations in Red Deer, Edmonton, St. Albert, Airdrie, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg each month. Click below to see our schedule and locations for the fall months.

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