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Guest blueberri

Hi,

 

Just wanted to say hi now that I've finally registered here. Have been reading for a while to get some tips and advice with the unique issues that crop up with greys.

 

I'm a very proud mum to Sparky (Another Sparky), a 31kg *just* 4 year old ex-racer. He has been with us coming up 3 months now, and he came off the track around 2 weeks before that.

 

We've worked through significant gastritis, and separation anxiety exhibiting as destruction of items while we're out. Also working through anxiety on walks, where he turns into a statue and won't go any further.

 

Sparks is the most loving, sweet, goofy and adorable creature I have ever had the priviledge to have known. He makes me laugh every day, and I can only hope he enjoys his life with us.

 

Anyhow... this is Sparky snuggying up to my DH at the park:

 

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Welcome to GT! Sparky is beautiful.

Cynthia, & Cristiano, galgo
Always in my heart: Frostman
Newdawn Frost, Keno Jet Action & Chloe (NGA racing name unknown), Irys (galgo), Hannah (weim), Cruz (galgo), & Carly CW Your Charming

Princess http://www.greyhound-data.com/d?i=1018857

"It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them. And every new dog who comes into my life, gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are." -- Unknown

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Sparky is gorgeous!! Sounds like you've joined the 'cult'!!! And now you'lll NEVER get out! (Not that you'd ever want to!!) :hehe

 

Where in NZ are you? I was there many many years ago & loved it! Thought it's the most beautiful country in the world!!!

 

Welcome to GT!

Jeannine with Merlin, the crazed tabby cat and his sister, Jasmine, the brat-cat

With GTsiggieFromJenn.jpgAngel Cody(Roving Gemini), and Weenie the tortie waiting at the Bridge

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Guest blueberri

Thanks for the warm welcome :)

 

I sure do think Sparky is a handsome boy. It's really such a shame his ears are there for decoration only :bunny I shoulda upgraded and got the functioning model! :hehe :hehe

 

It's our first time with a dog, so a massive learning curve for us... but I think we're all adjusting just fine.

 

Ozgirl2: We're in Hamilton, which is about 2/3 the way up the North Island.

 

We'll be having some time away soon. Will be interesting to see how Sparks likes the beach!

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Guest FijiHound

Hey Neighbour!

My closest neighbour really considering Nugget is the only grey in Fiji :). I studied in Auckland for 3 years - quite a few years ago now - still miss it! Always travel there at least once every other year, hoping to do winter in Queenstown this year though!

Sparky is cute - matching bookend with Nugget :)

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Wow! Sparky is extremely handsome :beatheart :beatheart!! And a great personality, to boot.

Congrats and welcome to GT!!

Rita, mom to Dakota (Dakotas Dream) & Wish (Kiowa Wish Wish) and my angels

Toby (Sol Marcus) and Robin (Greys Robin Hood)

Forever missing our beloved Robin and Toby

"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." Anatole France

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