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Greyhounds in Gettysburg: Our Biggest Event of the Year

Greyhounds in Gettysburg - Battlefield WalkWith just one week left to register, the hounds and I decided to share our favorite event with you today: Greyhounds in Gettysburg. GiG goes back to 1998, and has grown to become one of the largest Greyhound events on the East Coast. With over 70 vendors, two days of educational seminars, and four days of social events and contests, like wine tasting and the Blur of Fur Speed Run, GiG is a chance unlike any other for sighthound enthusiasts to celebrate the dogs we love. Continue reading

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Two of a Kind – Adopting Littermates

Maia and Midori - Greyhound Littermates Reuinited

Maia and Midori hit it off from the beginning – almost as though they’d never been apart.

Littermates.  I have them, and people notice them.  It’s something unusual in the Greyhound world to adopt two ex-racers who were born together. Even if you happen to be that fortunate, it may be hard for people to tell that your dogs are related, since they may look nothing alike.  In my case, my girls share a strong physical resemblance: both brindle, both tending toward the small side (Midori has only two pounds and zero inches on her sister), both possessed of a light, petite build.  It’s easy to spot the relationship. Continue reading