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This week SHUG had two events planned. We cancelled one and are going ahead with the other. As the director, Read more
For your dog, 18 months can be (literally) a lifetime. The old adage about one human year being equal to Read more
Tired of the same old auctions? You want to help...but you have no more room for stuff? We feel your Read more
La Casa Amarilla
There was a timeline in my head. I saw my daughter going off to college and the collapse of Greyhound Read more
Dogs are children who never grow up. They will never help out around the house or do chores. They will Read more
Mick the Borzoi.
People ask me all the time if adoption fees are tax deductible. For that you have to ask an accountant. Read more
I would love to close the door on this year and never look back. Can we just pretend 2020 was Read more
Last night Sunny arrived in her foster home in Indiana after 68 hours of travel. This sweet little brindle girl Read more
We're getting many of the same questions over and over again so here are some FAQs to help get out Read more
I love broken legs. I know how that sounds, but hear me out. Broken legs are an obvious problem with Read more
Let me start off our traditional "end of year" post by thanking everyone who has supported SHUG this year. Whether Read more
Have you ever driven 12 hours for a dog? Have you ever flown across country and then driven 16 hours Read more
This week there are Sighthound people traveling from across the US, Canada, and even Europe to descend upon the historic Read more
Greyhound Puppy
SHUG receives hundreds of applications from potential adopters every year. Unfortunately, sometimes we have to say no. When that happens, Read more
Fourteen years ago today I adopted my first Greyhound, John. Since that day, Greyhounds--and then Borzoi and Galgos and the Read more
Greyhound racing in the US has been steadily declining for over 20 years. In 2015 I was invited to give Read more
Once a potential adopter complained about my terrible "customer service". Recently a man likened the experience of adopting a dog Read more
As the holidays approach, the world slows down. It happens in the Federal government, in the commercial sector, and--sometimes most Read more
There are good days and there are bad days . . . and sometimes they're the same days. Yesterday we Read more
Only two days after her arrival, little Miss Elle broke her leg badly going down the stairs of her foster Read more

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