ABOUT GREYHOUND RESCUE SA
Greyhound Rescue SA is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of abused and abandoned Greyhounds, Whippets, Italian greyhounds, Saluki, Irish Wolfhounds and Borzoi.
Debbie Eizenberg, Marié van der Merwe, Sonia Almeira
Debbie: 0710726578. Marié: 0718858808
Greyhound Rescue SA
Branch : Fourways Crossing
Branch No : 47 00 10
Acc No : 1327717164
What are the criteria looked at when evaluating for a prospective adopter?
Adopter fills in our adoption application which covers the basic criteria of garden size, where the dog sleeps and stimilation for the dog etc.
We consider if it the right home for the specific dog. All other animals in the home must be sterilised with their vaccinations up to date.
Describe the ideal owner and environment for your breed.
deal owner is one that places the dogs interest first.
Does the adoption fee include Sterilisation?
What is the adoption fee?
Are the dogs dewormed at the time of adoption?
Does the adoption fee include a physical check up by a vet prior to adoption?
Do you give the client as much history as you have ?
Do you sort out any behaviour problems before adopting?
How do you make assessments as to a dog's compatibility to children and non canine pets?
If the adopter has existing dogs do you arrange for an introductions to assess compatibility?
Do you do subsequent home checks once a dog has been adopted?
What other support is provided to the adopter after a dog has been adopted?
Do you make use of foster homes for dogs?
If yes to the above; does the adoption process differ in any way?
If the adoption is not successful that you would take the dog back?
Yes ( vaccinations, deworm and chip)
Adoption fee from a R1 000
We are assisted by Scotty Valdoa. Should there be any behavioural problems the new owner is advised and they need to undertake to continue with the programme.
We like to meet the potential family and childern in a nearby park to evaluate interaction. We access whether the children are compatible.
We evaluate the dog to ascertain if they are cat friendly
We meet in a park that is neutal territory to all animals involved.
Yes, after 1 month, 3 months and 6 months then every year. We are in constant contact with the adopters.
Available to assist with adoption programme through Scotty Valdoa.
Yes. All of our dogs are rehabilitated in a home environment. Non of our dogs are in kennels. This enables us to have a good understanding of each dog and we are then able to match to the right home.