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Play Nice

This week there are Sighthound people traveling from across the US, Canada, and even Europe to descend upon the historic town of Gettysburg, PA for the 21st annual Greyhounds in Gettysburg. As with any large gathering, there are some general rules of the road to ensure a positive experience for everyone. Many of...

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About that Application Fee

SHUG receives hundreds of applications from potential adopters every year. Unfortunately, sometimes we have to say no. When that happens, people can get angry. Below is my response to an applicant who said she felt "scammed" by our application fee.

We're a 100% volunteer organization and all of...

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The State of Our Union

Fourteen years ago today I adopted my first Greyhound, John. Since that day, Greyhounds--and then Borzoi and Galgos and the other Sighthound breeds--have become an inextricable part of my life. For those of us who love Sighthounds, it is a love that winds its way through every corner of our hearts. It is...

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The Year of the Greyhound

Greyhound racing in the US has been steadily declining for over 20 years. In 2015 I was invited to give a talk at Greyhounds in Gettysburg. If you aren't familiar with GIG, it's the largest gathering of Greyhound owners in the US annually. To that group, I showed this slide:   Read more

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