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  1. We've lost 3 black greyhounds. Our 1st greyhound was black. Tipper was only 8 1/2 when she died. Darren was 11 1/2 and Tucker was almost 13. We still have 1 black greyhound. Diandra was 13 last week and is still going strong.
  2. I'll be looking for it. Thank you for doing it
  3. The holiday season wouldn't be the same without the card exchange
  4. You're on my list every year. Why should this year be different.
  5. The last time we had only 1 greyhound was 2006 and that lasted 1 week.
  6. Over the years many of my greyhounds reached 12 or beyond. Richy passed at 12 years 6 months, Tucker passed at 12 years 11 months, Bug passed at 13 years 6 months, and for those of you who were on greytalk in 2005 & 2006 you may remember Susie who we found on greytalk and adopted 3 weeks before she turned 14. She passed at 15 years 1 month. Still with us is Dee who turned 12 October 9th.
  7. "Music City Greyhounds" in Nashville, Tn. and "Midsouth Greyhound Adoption Option" in West Memphis, Ar. send dogs to the prison program.
  8. My grandson is graduating high school in Chicago the Sunday before Mountainhounds. I will be there next year.
  9. Unfortunately I have to miss this year but I will return next year.
  10. I'm so sorry for your loss. Be comforted by knowing that she's pain free and you gave her a good life for 10 years.
  11. Dancing Bug's sister was named Ladybug. She died 10 years ago at age 3, 2 months before we adopted Dancing Bug.
  12. Yesterday we had to say goodbye to Bug. We adopted her 10 years ago when she was recovering from leg surgery. She was our alpha. She always kept all the others in line. They all knew "don't mess with Bug". It's not going to be the same here without her. She's going to be missed.
  13. You've heard lots of people say they adopt old dogs. I think I may have the record. I adopted Susie 3 weeks before her 14th birthday. She blessed my home for 14 months and lived past 15. I currently have a 13 1/2 year old. 11 or 12 is more common but past that is certainly possible. As far as the yellow teeth, greyhounds are known for bad teeth. Bring him to the vet for a dental cleaning. I do that with my dogs every year with their annual checkup.
  14. 8 years 6 months, 11 years 5 months, and 12 years 6 months. I also lost one to cancer of the bone marrow at 3 years 1 month.
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