If you’re like most greyhound folks, you’re a big fan of this episode’s guest, renowned cartoonist and humorist, Rich Skipworth. His recently published, first book, “Rich Skipworth’s Greyhound Glossary,” is now available, packaging hilarious cartoons paired with clever, and often newly coined, words that only greyhound enthusiasts immediately understand. Rich is also a generous supporter of, and advocate for, the adoption of former racing greyhounds.
If your shipping address is in the USA, get your copy of Rich Skipworth’s Greyhound Glossary at significant savings off shipping––but you need to order your book by January 13, 2019 to get those savings. A portion of you purchase price will go to help Greyhound Friends of New Jersey (GFNJ) get more greyhound to where they need to be next: homes of their own:
$24.99 each, which includes $5 S&H to USA shipping addresses.
$19.99 each, if you plan on picking up your book at a predetermined GFNJ event in New Jersey, USA.
Enter GFNJ’s wine label greyhound photo contest! Winner gets to his his/her photo on GFNJ’s 2019 wine label and other merchandise! Enter by January 12, 2019––open to residents of all countries. Our esteemed judge is Rich Skipworth.
Attention, charitable greyhound adoption organizations:
If you’d like to order bulk copies of “Rich Skipworth’s Greyhound Glossary” to use in your fundraising efforts, please contact Mike Carter. For jpgs and animated gifs to use in promoting book sales from your charity, please contact Rich Skipworth for the dropbox folder.
It’s here! The About Greyhounds podcast’s annual Greyhound Gift Giving Guide for 2018! As much as we joke through this episode, we carefully researched unique gifts you can give your greyhound this holiday season––or any time of year. Links to all the items we talk about are listed below.
BarkBox – Not in our list, but always a favorite. And when you order through our special link, BarkBox will donate $25 to help Greyhound Friends of New Jersey find loving homes for more former racing greyhounds. The donation is made if you buy one BarkBox or order a 6 or 12 month subscription.
Most greyhounds can be universal blood donors. That means their blood can be used to help save the lives of any dogs with any blood type. Their blood has also been known to be successfully used to save the lives of cats, too. Discover more about greyhound blood donation and how your dog may be eligible to save precious lives.
Ask your veterinarian to direct you to your local dog blood bank. If you’re in New Jersey, here are two popular locations. Click on each for details about their programs.
What’s a less adoptable greyhound? When it comes to greyhound adoption, seniors, black, special needs, and male greyhounds are often overlooked. In this episode, find out why that is––we’ll also dispel many of the myths.