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  1. The Texas Ten

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    Meet the “Texas Ten”, 10 greyhounds who are now looking forward to a future full of hope and happiness as beloved pets. The “Texas Ten” came to GAC from deplorable conditions at an unregulated pet blood bank in Texas. These special 10 hounds were selected for GAC because the rescue team determined they could make the long journey to San Diego. We had fun naming them after small towns in California representing that they have left …

  2. DOUBLE is BETTER!

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    In the latest email newsletter GAC announced that we’re $5,000 short of our goal to raise $30,000 celebrating our 30th anniversary, but that’s about to change — with your help!

    Two anonymous donors have pledged $8,000 to match up to $8,000 given by others. That means that a $50 donation becomes $100. A $250 donation becomes $500. And, if …

  3. Visit Greyhound Adoption Center at the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

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    The Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show is coming to Del Mar- October 13-15.  Featuring over 24,000 works of original art and handmade crafts, the “over the top” shopping experience offers something for everyone to enjoy with stage performers, strolling musicians, a Kidzone, demonstrations, contests, and more.
    Beyond the hundreds of artists and entertainment, the Del Mar Harvest Festival collaborates …

  4. Please Join Us – Sunday, September 10, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

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    Share your love for greyhounds!
    Free popcorn and goodie bags for the first 100 attendees!
    Every attendee gets one free raffle ticket (more available for sale).
    Girl Scout Troup 8170 has been picking fresh lemons and making lemonade to benefit the greyhounds!
    Parade with the hounds at 10 am…all are welcome!

  5. 30 YEARS OF GREYT LOVE

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    Celebrate the Greyhound Adoption Center’s 30 years of rescuing greyhounds with a commemorative dinner Saturday, August 5 from 6 to 9 p.m 

    As part of Greyhound Adoption Center’s 30 for 30 campaign, please join us for a family-style dinner at Buca di Beppo, 1921 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad that includes salad, bread, spaghetti marinara, fettuccine Alfredo, chicken limone, eggplant …

  6. Barks and Brews A Success!

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    Nearly 200 people and 100 dogs had a great time this past Saturday, June 17th at the Barks and Brews event to benefit GAC.  With the help of Ballast Point Brewing Company in San Diego, we raised $7,800 to help the hounds! Check out the Flickr photo album.
     
     

  7. Barks & Brews at Ballast Point

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    Join us at Ballast Point in Scripps Ranch on Saturday, June 17.
    More information here.  Buy glasses and tickets for beer/water/baked goods here.
    View Raffle Prizes.

  8. APRIL is now GREYHOUND ADOPTION CENTER MONTH!!

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    …as proclaimed by San Diego County in honor of Greyhound Adoption Center’s 30th anniversary of rescuing greyhounds.


     

  9. Barks & Brews: Saturday, April 1 – Don’t Miss the Fun!

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    Our Best Raffle Ever!  …and more prizes are being added daily

    Prizes Include:
    1. GIANT grand prize pampered pet basket donated by Harmony Animal Hospital with more goodies than we can list! (including a frog squeaky toy with an April Fools prank for your pooch – it “ribbits” instead of “squeaks”)
    2. DOGGIE SIP AND SPILL PACKAGE:  1 case of Dogtown Pale Ale, Plus …

  10. Barks & Brews – April 1

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    Say “YES” to Hess!
    This is no April Fools prank!  Our next get-together/fundraiser is Greytful Fool’s Day — Barks & Brews/lunch and craft beer — April 1 from noon to 4pm at Hess Brewery in North Park (3812 Grim Avenue).
    No tickets are necessary for this paw-ty!  But you can get started early. We’re selling commemorative pint beer glasses. When you buy one, you’ll …