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Kellyville Pets – Dog-a-log

Here is a sneak peek at the Adoption Day Dog-a-log with details of all the greyhounds we’ll be bringing to the event tomorrow at Kellyville Pets, we will be there from 9am – 1pm.

There will be around 30 greyhounds available for adoption on the day. There will also be a number of GAP staff and volunteers on hand to answer any questions and to provide lots of information on all things greyhound adoption.

For more information and to register, click here.


Essential Feeding Advice: How To Keep Your Dog Happy (Infographic)

The best way to any dogs’ heart is through their tummies! Learn how to feed your dog in our latest infographic.

When it comes to our favourite furry friends, we dog-owners want to do all we can to keep them happy and healthy. Central to this is the maintenance of a healthy, well-balanced diet. Feeding a dog is no longer as simple as pouring a can of dog food into a bowl and leaving it for them to eat at their leisure. Rather, we need to follow some key guidelines to ensure that our pets get the exact nutrition they need.

Generally speaking, a well-balanced doggie diet is rich in certain nutrients such as fibre, protein and vitamins. Good sources of these include dry, wet and raw dog food. You can also complement these with scraps of human food such as chicken meat, green beans and salmon. Mixers are also a good option. It’s also crucial to keep your canine well-hydrated so you will need to make sure that water is always available to them.

However, each dog’s nutritional needs depend on a range of factors such as age, breed, size and activity level. For example, a diet for a small breed like a Chihuahua or a Westie would not be suitable for a large breed like a Great Dane or St. Bernard. What’s more, puppies grow 20 times faster than adult dogs and as such will have very different nutritional needs.

In addition to this, responsible dog owners should take the time to get familiar with the foods that are toxic to dogs. There are a number of common foods that could have potentially lethal consequences for our four-legged friends, examples include: onions, raw egg and chocolate.

Take a look at the infographic below to learn more essential dog-feeding tips.


National Greyhound Adoption Day Dog-A-Log Released for NSW

The National Greyhound Adoption Day will be held this Sunday at Wentworth Park, Glebe.

Greyhounds As Pets (GAP) are putting the final touches on their preparations for the day, with 50 greyhounds making their way to the event looking to find their forever home.

GAP Re-homing Manager Kyle Maher is preparing for a busy day. “50 greyhounds will be the most we have ever had at an adoption day and I can’t wait to see the atmosphere that this creates. These days are always filled with such positivity, it’s always really pleasing to see so many dogs find new loving families” Kyle said.

With the event having so many greyhounds available, and with so much interest in the day from prospective adopters, GAP have released the ‘Dog-a-log’ of greyhounds available on the day. This document contains the profiles of all 50 dogs attending on Sunday, allowing you to establish which greyhounds may be best fit with your family and lifestyle.

Click here to view the Dog-a-log.

If you’re coming along to the event, you can complete an application beforehand here which will speed up the application and matching process.

 


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