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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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  • Wilma

    There are so many good things to say about this little girl! While Wilma is a bit reserved initially, once she gets to know you, she is the ultimate velcro dog. She loves to sit near, next to, or, if you permit it, on you for cuddles and ear scritches. She crates well, is very good on the leash, and loves her walks. She is quiet in the house even when the doorbell rings. Wilma sleeps on a dog bed next to her people, and is good through the night--8 or 9 hours. Wilma is very food motivated and knows the "sit" command for treats and meals; she would be a quick learner with a patient owner. She has mastered stairs; smooth floors do not faze her; and she loves (and collects) all the toys in the toy basket. Wilma would also make a good jogging partner. She is good with other dogs her size, and greets them with a play bow and a wagging tail. She would love to have a yard to play in with older children and/or another dog would be ideal. Wilma has done well when her people are not gone for long hours--a Kong in…

 

 

  • April. 11

    Gala 2020 - An evening at the races

    In light of the measures in place to reduce the risk from COVID, we are postponing our Spring Gala.  Stay tuned for more information

     

  • March. 15

    APPLICATION UPDATE

    With increased awareness of the spread of COVID 19 and the preventative measures announced for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba,  NSGA is taking the necessary steps to do all we can to minimize spread risk to our families and supporters. 

    • All dog transports from the US are on hold till further notice.  For this reason we are putting an immediate hold on accepting new applications, and home visits for those who have submitted applications will be on HOLD until dogs are available.  Any potential families meeting foster dogs will be carefully screened prior to arranging a visit
     

    If you are considering adopting a greyhound or lurcher, 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. 

  • March. 15

    MEET AND GREETS

    All NSGA events, fun runs and meet and greets are CANCELLED until further notice to comply with guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID 19. 

     

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