LINKS WE LIKE
Here are some link to various sites and organizations. Greyhound Pets of Arizona does not endorse these people/places, we just thought we'd share them with you.
Click to download a PDF version of "The Greyhound Guide", useful information for the current or prospective Greyhound owner
A community network of Greyhound owners with ongoing discussion on numerous topics, such as healthcare, feeding, training, etc. You will need to sign-up to participate.
John & Cindy Hutzelman
480 830-2961 | firstname.lastname@example.org
John & Cindy have offered to answer any general questions for Greyhound owners or prospective owners in the Phoenix area.
Katie Reardon created MyApartmentMap It is a housing search web site that has pet friendly listings all over the USA. This could help people from giving up their pet due to moving.
She created this web site after searching for an apartment that would accept her Jack Russell and her Beagle. As a pet owner she found it difficult to find pet friendly apartments, and wanted to help other pet owners find a home quick and easy.
A Renter's Guide to Pets
Every year, thousands of people work themselves up into a frenzy over the daunting task of trying to find a pet-friendly apartment. The entire process of phoning one landlord after another, only to hear the dreaded phrase, “No pets allowed!” is enough to discourage just about anyone. However, with a little planning, there are ways to make the experience much easier on everyone, including your pet!
Read on to find out how to adapt a pet to your apartment or vice versa.
Service Dog Information
General service dog information, not Greyhound specific. There are several Greyhound service dogs we know of.
Therapy Dogs Inc.
National therapy dog group...a great way to share your dog with others who can't have one.
An organization for therapy dogs.
Companion Animal Association of Arizona, Inc.
Arizona group whose mission is to enhance the quality of lives of people by promoting the Human/Companion Animal Bond and to provide support when the bond is broken. This is a great organization that will put your dog to work! Visit local facilities with your dog in order to provide some special "pet time" for those who can't have a pet.
Helpful Hounds: An Introduction to Service and Therapy Dogs
Defines the differences between service dogs and therapy dogs and has an extensive resource list. (Thanks Stephanie!)
Traveling with Your Dog
General guidelines for safe travel with your dog, not Greyhound specific.
(Thank you Mia!)
Aid 4 Greys
These folks make beautiful Martingale collars at very reasonable prices. Their "Mother Bunny" fleece toys are among the most durable you'll find. (We have some that are over a year old and look like new—with 7 dogs in the house!) They donate 100% of the profits from the sales of these items to the Greyhound rescue community at large—over $14,000 in 2008.
Clothing with very cool/cute/funny Greyhound art. You'll see them and have to order. Their slogan..."Run fast, live slow!"
Judy's Greyhound Gifts, LLC
Beautiful, unique items for Greyhounds & the people who love them.
Greyhound coats, etc. Greyt sales!
A strictly a FUN-Draising enterprise contributing 100% of earnings to greyt causes. Unique greyhound gifts and Unusual Jewels are offered on the website and on eBay by "Greytstuff". Sign up for "Insider Trading" to receive weekly announcements of fundraising events.
Silver Hounds Italian Greyhound Rescue
and Spoiled Bratzwear on Etsy
One of the most unique Greyhound items you'll find - handmade Greyhound "storytellers" by Bonnie Fragua of the Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico. Each piece is custom-made, and signed by the artist. Charming, southwest design on each Greyhound. Sizes vary, but these two figures are approximately 6" tall. Contact Bonnie at 505-838-2949 or 505-362-6096 or email email@example.com. The sculptures sell for approximately $150.00.
Know of any? Send a note and let us know!
Training with no change in personality, obedience and behavior modification and problem solving, handicapped service dogs
Sonora Veterinary Specialists (24 Hour Emergency Clinic)
4015 East Cactus Road
Phoenix, AZ 85032
Open 24 Hours
Arcadia Animal Clinic
3941 E Meadowbrook Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Animal Medical and Surgical
17477 North 82nd Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
(Northeast corner of Princess Drive and 82nd Street)
Glenfair Veterinary Hospital
Jim Alexander, DVM
5820 N 59th Ave.
Glendale, AZ 85301
Homestead Animal Clinic
Duane Hunt, DVM
2020 E Brown Rd
Mesa, AZ 85213
Saguaro Veterinary Clinic
8426 E McDonald Dr., Scottsdale, AZ
Val Vista Animal Hospital
Dr. Laura Lister
747 N. Val Vista Dr.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
Airpark Animal Hospital
Dr. Celeste Flannery
515 Airpark Rd., Suite 103
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
Mile-Hi Animal Hospital
Dr. Brice Smith
334 White Spar Rd.
Prescott, AZ 86303
Pet Guardian Angels of Arizona
A national pet rescue and adoption assistance service also offering general and health related articles and resources for all types of pets.
DGP - Dog Gone Pain
This herbal supplement is amazing. In a couple of weeks it allowed our 7 year old Grey to change from a dog who couldn't jump up and run around to one who plays like a puppy. Reviewed in the "Whole Dog Journal", this product from Australia passed numerous tests in the real world, with positive results.
The Greyhound Gang
Check out Claudia's informative Greyhound site. Complete guide on what to expect when adopting a new Greyhound.
The Greyhound Guild
This is an Arizona Non-Profit Public Benefit corporation run by volunteers who spread the word about these wonderful hounds.