Taking place in Kanab, Utah, Sighthound Shivoo, formerly known as Greyhound Gathering, brings together overs of greyhounds and sight hounds from around the world. In this episode, we have a conversation with the event’s founder, Claudia Presto. Find out what’s in store for the 2019 event, taking place May 17 – 19, 2019.
We welcome back to the show Toni Duchi, Executive Director of Greyhounds in Gettysburg® (GiG) and President of Nittany Greyhounds.
Taking place in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania April 25–28, 2018, GiG is the largest greyhound gathering in the United States. In this episode, pull up a chair and listen in on a conversation with Toni Duchi. She shares all you need to know about the event, now in it’s 21st year. You’ll hear about vendors for an amazing greyhound shopping experience, educational seminars, social activities, and more! Thanks to the dedication of countless volunteers, GiG has become the largest greyhound reunion in the U.S., with more than 1,000 sighthounds and their people (from all over the world) arriving in historic Gettysburg.
Here comes Autumn! And with it, comes a dozen major events happening in New Jersey, and one in New York, throughout the season. If you’re not from the NJ area, you may want to listen as you may get some “pawesome” fundraising ideas for events you can implement within your greyhound adoption organization. And if you are from the New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Delaware area, we’re looking forward to see you and our events this Fall!
Download, print, and display in a prominent area either or both of these GFNJ Autumn major event flyers:
Saturday, November 10 & Sunday, November 11 GFNJ’s 22nd Annual Pet & Craft Expo 10 am – 4pm Both Days
500 Rahway Road
$6 Per Person
Greyhounds and other dogs welcome; please carry or use a stroller for small dogs.
Saturday, December 1 NJ Devils vs. Winnipeg Jets 7p – About 10p
25 Lafayette Street
$50 Per Person
This is a people-only event (unless a certain amount of tickets are sold.)
Get your Fastest Game/Fastest Dogs T-shirt to wear at the game (optional) or just because it’s a cool shirt.
Donate to help Greyhound Friends of New Jersey help more former racing greyhounds get to where they need to be next: loving homes of their own
Taking place in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania April 26–29, 2018, Greyhounds in Gettysburg®, or GiG, as it’s affectionately called, is the largest greyhound gathering in the United States. In this episode, pull up a chair and listen in on a conversation with Toni Duchi, the Executive Director of GiG and President of Nittany Greyhounds. Toni shares all you need to know about the event, now in it’s 20th year. You’ll hear about vendors for an amazing greyhound shopping experience, educational seminars, social activities, and more! Thanks to the dedication of countless volunteers, GiG has become the largest greyhound reunion in the U.S., with more than 1,000 sighthounds and their people (from all over the world) arriving in historic Gettysburg.
October 1 marks the celebration of National Black Dog Day. In this episode, we explore why black dogs have their own, special day, a little touch of controversy over the data, and why black dogs make loving companions, just like other dogs.
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