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So, a little over a week ago I brought home my first Grey (yes I know I will be chastised for waiting so long to post pictures). Her name is Ginny (previously Astar Cool Jewel). She is 5 years old and was what my adoption group considered a "special needs hound." You see, she's not terribly fond of other pets, even other hounds and she just wants to at the little ones. So, she needs to be an only pet and as a result, its taken quite some time to get her placed (over 8 months). Of course, when I met her I absolutely fell in love and I knew she was the one. She's not fond of other dogs and, generally speaking, I'm not fond of other people so it works. I've determined that it's not so much that she doesn't like other dogs (she does fine with my friend's 3 hounds, for short periods of time) she just has a very low tolerance for BS. She's settling in quite nicely and seems to be thoroughly enjoying the pet life. Here's hoping things continue to go well.

 

 

I'm ready for my close-up Mr. DeMille

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Sunday roach-fest!!IMG_5658.jpg

 

 

The rain always makes me soooo sleepy!!IMG_5659.jpg

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Congratulations!

Jan with precious pups Emmy (Stormin J Flag) and Simon (Nitro Si). Missing my angels: Bailey Buffetbobleclair 11/11/98-17/12/09; Ben Task Rapid Wave 5/5/02-2/11/15; Brooke Glo's Destroyer 7/09/06-21/06/16 and Katie Crazykatiebug 12/11/06 -21/08/21. My blog about grief The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not get over the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same, nor would you want to. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

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She's a cutie pie! Welcome home, Ginny!

Kendra, devoted walker of Lucia (Larking About x Anastasia) and her son Henry (Tom Jones: Great Son x Lucia), plus Grandpa Grey the Galgo/Greyhound cross.

Missing Badger (Vf Get R Done: Quicksand Slip x Ll Tee el See), 5/7/04 - 2/20/14, who opened our hearts and our home to greyhounds,
    Kenzie (Slatex Kenzie: Randy Handy x Slatex Chrisy), 4/16/03 - 10/29/14, who really knew what a good dog she was,
    and Falcon (Atascocita Sabat: Dodgem by Design x Atascocita Barb), 9/13/10 - 1/31/20, who was grumpy and snarky but eventually a little bit cuddly, too.

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Congratulations on your new girl! :confetti May the two of two of you have a wonderful life together!

 

She's lovely BTW.

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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LOVE the name for a redhead (um... redbody??)!

 

Welcome to you & to Ginny!!

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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  • 5 weeks later...
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She's beautiful! Welcome Ginny from Ginny, mom to Beau and Mindy from Florida. Our first two greyhounds were 5 when they came to us - the last one was 2.5. Big difference. I love my boy but the 5 year olds were a perfect age to come home with us. So good on you! I'm so glad you adopted her with her needs - they may change in time as she's used to being in your home and is confident it's her forever home. If not, you don't care so it's a match made in heaven. Lots of fun years together!

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