After testing they hounds went off for a bath at the local dog wash. That was a lot of fun. Then came the microchipping process and the hounds were sent on their way with their foster families. After that group was dealt with, our tireless volunteers loaded up a van with some hounds already in the system and headed on their way to visit potential adopters homes. They always bring a few dogs to the homes of people applying for adoption in order to see how the hounds do in that specific environment.
This week I went to a regular meet and greet. It was a rainy day so the event took place inside the Petsmart. Week after week these people volunteer their time to bring their dogs to show the public what fantastic pets greyhounds are. The greyhounds love it because they get lots of petting and lots of treats! You may notice Kassa was not in this picture. He was carefully watching the guinea pig locked safely away behind glass in the next aisle. I am sure he just wanted to help it escape its glass cage so that they could dance happily off into the sunset... ahem..
I have not even touched on the paperwork, accounting, scheduling, website maintenance, mailing list maintenance, newsletter writing and distribution and many many other jobs but... in conclusion, Kassa and I want to say Merry Christmas to everyone involved in all the various phases of the adoption process and give you all a big Thank You!