Episode 86: Sighthound Shivoo 2021

A sighthound event in Kanab, UT that you don’t want to miss.

The Sighthound Shivoo brings together lovers of greyhounds and sighthounds and their dogs. In this episode, we have a conversation with the event’s founder, Claudia Presto. Find out what’s in store for the 2021 event, taking place October 8 – 10.

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Episode 85: Greyhounds in Gettysburg 2021

Discover more about the largest sighthound gathering in the world and why you might not want to miss it.

In this episode, we welcome back Toni Duchi, President of Nittany Greyhounds, to reveal all that is not to be missed at Greyhounds in Gettysburg (GiG) 2021. Jacqueline is joined by guest co-host Ellen Ganoploulos. Taking place September 23 – 26, 2021 in Gettysburg, PA, Toni takes us through the types of vendors, including amazing PA-based food vendors, must-catch speaker sessions, a plethora of social events for people and dogs, plus exciting opportunities to win prizes sighthound enthusiasts everywhere would love to have.

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Episode 84: Rich Skipworth’s Magic

A conversation with cartoonist Rich Skipworth.

In this episode, we welcome greyhound cartoonist and humorist Rich Skipworth back to the show. Rich talks to us about his muse––his greyhound, Magic, about his new book (Rich Skipworth’s Greyhound Glossary 2), the idiosyncrasies of greyhounds, and more.

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Episode 83: A Conversation with Renowned Greyhound Artist Linda K Evans

Find hidden greyhounds in the Botanical Series.

Pull up a chair and listen to a conversation with renowned American greyhound artist, Linda K Evans. Ms. Evans talks to us about her technique, approach to her art, her Botanical Series with hidden greyhounds, and her greyhound, a celebrity in his own right, Sid.

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  • View the Linda K Evans website.
  • The Linda K Evans Botanical Series Raffle for Candy Cane Rescue:
    Each week through September 27, 2019, one of twelve signed, matted, 11″ x 14″ prints form the Botanical Series will be raffled for the benefit of Candy Cane Rescue (CCR). CCR’s mission is to rescue greyhounds and other dogs from the China meat trade, rehabilitating them and then having them homed in the USA, the UK, and other European counties.

    • Open internationally––note that winners outside the USA will be responsible for shipping costs.
    • View the gallery of each week’s print raffle on Facebook.
    • Each chance is US$2; bulk chance discounts are available as follows, in US dollars:
      • 26 for $47 (save $5)
      • 36 for $65 (save $7)
      • 48 for $86 (save $10)
      • 60 for $100 (save $20)
      • 72 for $119 (save $25)
      • 84 for $138 (save $30)
      • 96 for $157 (save $35)
      • 108 for $176 (save $40)
      • 120 for $190 (save $50)
    • Chances are available via PayPal, debit, or credit card. Please indicate in your payment which print or prints, along with the allocation of your chances, that you’d like to enter to win.
  •  Virtually experience Linda and Ron’s gorgeous AirBNB, Kingsley Grist Mill, Covered Bridge and Waterfall, in Vermont.
  • You can catch Linda K Evans and her greyhound, Sid at:

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Episode 82: Go On a Virtual Galgo and Podenco Transport, New York to Madrid and Back

Rescued hunting dogs from Spain flying to safety in the USA.

Every Spring and Fall, volunteers, called transporters, fly from the USA to Spain, often on a return flight within hours. They are the transporters––folks who accompany rescued galgos, podencos, and other hunting dogs to the States for adoption.

What’s it like to be a transporter and what goes on behind the scenes? In this episode, you’ll meet Ellen Ganopoulos who will take you along for a ride on a virtual transport, New York to Madrid and back again with up to six “new Americans.”

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Enjoying this podcast? Please consider donating to your host’s group, The Candy Cane Rescue USA Fundraising Group. Your donation will help Candy Cane Rescue save more greyhounds and other dogs from the China meat trade.

Here’s access to all About Greyhounds podcast episodes, sorted by category.

We’re not too proud to ask! Please consider giving us a 5-star review on iTunes. When you do, the podcast will get in front of more people who love greyhounds.