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Available for adoption - Northern Sky Greyhounds

Sponsored by: Vetting and transport fully sponsored by Ryan Dunbar

Baby is gentle, loving and sensitive. She likes to be around her foster family and will cuddle up on the bed or couch with them. Baby sleeps on a dog bed at night beside her foster parents bed but she would prefer to be in the bed with them! During the day she is good in her crate but needs to be let outside to do her business a couple times before being left for any length of time to prevent accidents. She will enter easily when given a treat. While in her crate she likes to have her toy and bone. She enjoys having a frozen Kong to work on when in her crate for a few hours.

Baby gets along with her foster families big dog, but doesn’t seem interested in playing with him. She would rather get rubs from the people. She likes her toys and food and will let other dogs know they are hers with a growl or bark. She has the confidence to be an only dog.  Baby walks well on a leash and rarely pulls.  She responds well to encouragement and praise when trying new things like the stairs or getting in and out of the car. She rides well in a car and will lay down and relax. She would be the perfect companion for someone with a quiet household and a flexible schedule.

Baby has a Pending Adoption! 

  • Full Name
    Hey Pretty Baby
  • Type
    Red Female Brood Momma
  • DOB
    August 15, 2013
  • Dogs
    Larger
  • Cats
    No
  • Children
    Yes

Casey is a young male whose personality is starting to shine through as he gains more confidence.

Although Casey started out as extremely shy and unsure, he has been able to gain confidence by following the lead of the other dogs in his foster home. He loves to run zoomies in the yard and is starting to play with the other dogs.  He is a very sweet and curious boy who loves to cuddle and accepts all ear rubs! Casey is great on walks in the park, he tends to walk right beside you, not tugging at the leash and is happy to see other dogs but doesn’t get overly excited.

Casey has not had any accidents in his foster home but he is very food motivated and is a counter-surfer.  As soon as you tell him “no”, he backs up right away and understands the command of “go lay down”. He is still a puppy at heart and his youthful energy is starting to shine as he gains more confidence every day. He loves to drag out a blanket once in a while from the bedroom and play tug-o-war with it or throw around his stuffy to play. He sleeps on a dog bed at night and doesn’t wander, he’s good until morning to get outside.

Casey loves people and is great with kids. He does not appear to have a high prey drive but would do better with another dog at home to help lead him as he navigates his new life. He does show signs of separation anxiety but he has done well staying at home with his foster brother and sister for a few hours at a time and just finds a comfy bed to sleep on during the day. Casey is an energetic and curious young dog and would definitely benefit from living with an active family who incorporates him into their busy life.

Casey has a Pending Adoption! 

  • Full Name
    AMF Teacher's Pet
  • Type
    Red Male
  • DOB
    October 11, 2016

Sponsored by: Joe and Rona McLeod

Herring is a sweet and curious girl. 

She loves to snuggle and be with her people.  She has not done well when left alone so would do best in a home where there is minimum time left on her own.  She does loves toys and to play but also looks for her bed in the corner to head for when she get a little overwhelmed. She gets along wonderfully with medium and large dogs and has not been tested with cats or small dogs. 

Herring walks fabulously on the leash,  with no pulling, and prefers to stay close to your side.  Her house manners are improving, but she does not ask to go out.  Her foster home lets her out frequently to prevent any accidents.  Herring would do best with a yard to play in - she does love to do zoomies.  She would be fine as an only dog or with other medium to large dogs in the home.

Herring is being fostered in Airdrie, Alberta

  • Full Name
    Flying Herring
  • Type
    Red Female
  • DOB
    April 17, 2017
  • Dogs
    Yes
  • Cats
    Not tested
  • Children
    Yes

Sponsored by: Vetting and Transport fully sponsored by Tuff and his terrific boy, Sigmund Holtz. 

Larry is a loving, happy guy. 

As is the case with most younger dogs, Larry would really benefit from the company of a medium to large dog in his forever home.  He has good house manners, has been fine uncrated while his foster family is away.  He gets along well with the kitties in the home and really enjoys the company of the two resident greyhounds. 

Larry is being fostered in Stony Plain, Alberta. 

  • Full Name
    Pop Time
  • Type
    Red Male
  • DOB
    July 4, 2017
  • Dogs
    Yes
  • Cats
    Yes
  • Children
    Yes

Sponsored by: A generous anonymous donor; Bill and Shauna Hall

Live  is settling into retirement well.

He gets along well with the resident greyhound in his foster home and has been gentle and affectionate with the kids in the home as well. Live is very curious and inquisitive. He is playful and a bit rambunctious.  He does well  in his crate during the day while his foster parents are at work and has excellent house manners.  He has a tendency to counter surf and table surf as well as put his paws up on the counter but his foster family is working on helping him understand that this is not allowed. Live gets very excited when he encounters another dog on walks but does respond well to correction. 

Live is being fostered in St. Albert, Alberta. 

  • Full Name
    PJ Fact of Live
  • Type
    Black Male
  • DOB
    September 22, 2015
  • Dogs
    Medium or larger
  • Cats
    No
  • Children
    Yes

Saint is  a beautiful brindle female with lots of love to give - happy, playful, sensitive.

She’s showing more and more confidence everyday. Saint loves her humans as well as her foster greyhound brother.  She enjoys car rides, and is great on leash.  She has learned greyt house manners although she does love to hang around the kitchen just in case some food drops.   As she gains confidence in this new world of retirement, Saint is getting more playful and is starting to show interest in some of our Greyhound’s toys - especially squeaky ones. 

Saint would prefer not to be crated and has done when left loose with a muzzle on when her foster folks are away.  She has excellent house manners and has not had any accidents in the house. She responds well to a firm NO. If it’s too loud she will sit and cower so needs her folks to be gentle and patietn with training.  She has already learned to sit and lie down on command. Saint would be best suited to a home where her humans can spend some time with her at the beginning to give her confidence and a home where folks are not gone for full work days. She certainly enjoys the company of the other dog in her foster home and would likely do best with a canine companion. 

Saint has a Pending Adoption!

 

  • Full Name
    Jack's No Saint
  • Type
    Dark Brindle Female
  • DOB
    February 2. 2016
  • Dogs
    Yes, larger
  • Cats
    No
  • Children
    Yes, 6+

We call Theodore Teddy because he is as cuddly as a Teddy Bear!

He loves stuffies, and is very gentle with them. When he drops one he is quick to reprimand it with a little roo and retrieve it for himself. Teddy is the resident toy thief and wants whatever toy someone else has. He waits for the other dogs attention to waver a bit, then  grabs it, and returns it to his stash. He is happy to go out on any adventure but prefers to spend his day traveling from lap to lap looking for a cuddle. Teddy willing goes into a kennel for bedtime or if he has to be left alone. He is very food motivated and is quick to learn the rules of the house (outside for bathroom, no mooching at the table). He wants you to be happy with him. He likes doing silly zoomies in the yard shows his joy at his prancing by barking at himself.

Teddy is Adopted!

  • Full Name
    Theodore
  • Type
    Black Male Lurcher
  • DOB
    June 10, 2013
  • Dogs
    Yes
  • Cats
    Yes
  • Children
    Yes