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About Greyhounds

Greyhounds make wonderful family pets however, when deciding if a greyhound is the right companion for your family it is important to consider and understand the traits and backgrounds of these gentle creatures.

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Hound of the Week

  • Fuzzy

    Fuzzy is a sweet young gal.  Although she is starting to understand retirement a bit better, her kennel is her safe place and she will retreat to it when she feels overwhelmed.  Fuzzy has done well with all humans she has met - including young children. She is still learning about home life and stairs are still a mystery and just a little scary. She is trying hard to understand that not everything in the house is a toy that she can play with or chew on.  She also finds the smells on the kitchen counters interesting and will counter surf but responds quickly to "Get Down". Her house manners have been good, but she does take quite a long time to do her business outside and prefers to have the company of her folks out there with her while she finds just that right spot. Fuzzy startles at new noises (trucks, cars) while on walks and will sometimes freeze when she hears them.  She will need a canine buddy in her home that she can look to for guidance as she navigates this new world. She seems to enjoy car rides but does not settle quickly, preferring to look out the windows…

 

 

  • September. 10

    Shades of Grey 2020

    SOLD OUT!!  Thank you all for your support!

    The Shades of Grey 2020 Calendar is now available for purchase!

    Featuring pictures of greyhounds, lurchers, and other sighthounds submitted by over 140 families, this 9x12, full color calendar makes a greyt Christmas gift. Click below for a preview

    There are a limited number available so contact Judy in Calgary, Susan in Winnipeg, or Deb in Edmonton to pick up your copy for only $20.00. Or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to have your calendar mailed directly to you for $23.00.

    Shades of Grey 2020 front cover picture

     

  • May. 01

    APPLICATION UPDATE

    Our last group of dogs for 2019 will be arriving the third week of October.  They will be AVAILABLE for ADOPTION so get your application in soon!

    If you are considering adopting a greyhound or lurcher, please review the information provided below before submitting an application and 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. 

    Please review our Available for Adoption page. We are accepting applications for those dogs on the page that do not currently have a Pending Adoption. If you could indicate on your application if there is a specific dog that you are interested in, it would be very helpful. This page changes often so check back on a regular basis.

    We 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.   

  • May. 01

    MEET AND GREETS

    UPDATED - AUGUST 21 - Calgary Foks!  Join us for an Ice Cream Social - September 14!

    Pet Planet Glenmore Landing

    1600 90 Ave SW Calgary

    11 am – 1 pm

     We have very few meet and greets scheduled as there has been a shortage of dogs available for Adoption.  If you live in the Edmonton area and want to spend some time with greyhounds, please contact us directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a meeting.  

    Meet and Greets provide a greyt opportunity to meet greyhounds in person and talk to their owners about the joys of adopting a greyhound or lurcher.

    Meet & Greets are hosted by NSGA volunteers who typically bring their own pets along with them. There will not necessarily be "adoptable" dogs at each outing as these events are intended to be a starting point for those considering adoption. You will however, have the chance to meet some lovable hounds, scratch a few ears, and gather information about our organization.

    To see a  complete list of our scheduled meet and greets, click on Read More below  Please be aware that changes to scheduled meet and greets are sometimes necessary and check back here to confirm locations, dates and times.

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