Pepper ~ Stunning and Friendly Boy – 3yo Dark Brindle Greyhound

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Pepper ~ Stunning and Friendly Boy – 3yo Dark Brindle Greyhound

Post by tamakin on Sat May 07, 2011 10:45 am

PEPPER

Please take a moment to meet Pepper. Pepper is a 3.5 year old ex-racing greyhound boy. He is a real stunner with a fantastic dark brindle coat tipped with white on his paws, chest and tail. He is a big chunky boy – the best kind to cuddle!



~ Personality ~
Pepper has only just come to us so we are still getting to know each other. So far though he has been a real sweetheart and has lovely manners. He loves his ear scratches and if he sees you have a tasty treat in your hand he will pay very close attention!



~ Other Animals ~
Pepper has been very good with the other greyhounds in our kennels so far, and enjoys his romp in the paddock. He is good with small dogs and could live nicely with another dog of any shape or size. He has not been tested yet with, but this can be carried out prior to adoption if required.



~ In the Home ~
Pepper has not yet been in a home environment, so new owners will need to be a bit understanding at the start and give him time to learn the house rules. It generally takes greyhounds 10-14 days to start to settle in a home, and really all they need is time and patience.

~ Out and About ~
Like most greyhounds, Pepper is a bit of a total couch potato and does not need a huge amount of exercise. He will be content with two 30min walks a day and perhaps a chance to stretch his legs offlead in a safe area once or twice a week.



~ Greyhounds as Pets ~
In general greyhounds are calm, mannerly dogs that are well used to being handled. They can fit very well in to a wide range of different lifestyles and usually adjust to the home life very quickly. Their soft, easy going nature often makes them ideal to live in a family with children, while their love of lazing around and low exercise requirements can make them perfect for the elderly. Greyhounds also don’t shed as much as other more popular dog breeds and this can make them suitable to live with allergy sufferers.



~ Where Am I? ~
Pepper is currently being kennelled in Ireland and will be transported via Kerry Greyhounds to the UK or Europe when a suitable permanent or foster home offer comes up. This will be organised and paid for by Kerry Greyhounds, and we ask only for a donation to help cover costs. Please note that adopters will need to travel to our nearest collection point to pick him up, and if you are in the UK and wish to meet before adopting him, he will be fostered in the Norfolk area.

~ Want To Adopt Me? ~
Pepper is neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, de-flea'd and wormed and a homecheck will be required as part of the adoption procedure. This dear boy would benefit so very much from a chance to live in a foster home and Kerry Greyhound Connection is always eager for new foster volunteers. It is an extremely rewarding experience and costs are covered by us.

If you are interested in adopting or short-term fostering Pepper, please email me on tamakin_84@yahoo.co.uk for our adoption application form and information pack. Emails are usually replied to within 24 hrs. Thanks!


~~ KERRY GREYHOUND CONNECTION ~~

Kerry Greyhound Connection is a small voluntary organisation that has bases in Co. Kerry, Ireland and Norfolk, England. It operates through a network of volunteers spaced over Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe. We can look after approximately 70 greyhounds at any one time, in Ireland and the UK.

Each dog is neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and given a full veterinary check before being adopted.
We assess the suitability of all home offers, and we have homed greyhounds in Ireland, the UK, Central Europe and the USA.

Our Website: www.kerrygreyhounds.co.uk

If interested in one of our hounds, please EMAIL me for our adoption application form and information pack. Once you have filled in and returned the application form, we will then contact you via phone or email to discuss adopting one of our hounds in more detail.

I can be contacted through the following email:
Email: tamakin_84@yahoo.co.uk
Emails are usually replied to within 24hrs.

Thank you.

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Re: Pepper ~ Stunning and Friendly Boy – 3yo Dark Brindle Greyhound

Post by tamakin on Fri Dec 30, 2011 1:44 pm

This hound is adopted, the thread can be closed now. Thanks! Smile

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