Gezabel - Greyhound (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Greyhound Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX

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Organization Name: Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc
Location: Dallas, TX 75204
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Breed: Greyhound
Gender: Female Female
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Gezabel

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Brindle
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 10/15/2016
Location: Dallas, TX 75204
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Physical Attributes
Ear Type Rose
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Cats No
Other
  • Not Good With Small Dogs
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Gezabel, aka Kiowa Classmate, formerly Pico, is an 8-year-old brindle female born June 17, 2007. Her sire is Kiowa Sweet Trey, and her dam is Kay Quin Quantas. There are 10 races on record for her on Greyhound-Data.com, starting December 11, 2008, at Flager in Miami, FL, and ending there August 16, 2009. Gezabel is one of 9 greyhounds GALT received from a Fort Worth Animal Control cruelty case. Just like the other rescued dogs, she was positive to several tick borne diseases as well as carrying a huge load of intestinal parasites. She has been treated for all. With all she has been through, this is one happy girl - her tail is always going! Gezabel is a voracious eater, and she is a quick study, too, conquering the doggie door right away. Gezabel is not cat or small dog tolerant at this time. She would do best in a home where someone is home during the day or where she can be let outside midday. Gezabel was in a home for almost a year, but has returned to GALT due to aggressive behavior towards the small dog in the house. You can read about Gezabel's arrival and survival at GALT here. Gezabel's skin issues were greatly helped via the use of Vetericyn!

Greyhound

A.K.A. : English Greyhound
Overview: The Greyhounds are the fastest breed and require lots of outdoor activity. They're a great family members, enjoying lots of attention and affection from all.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): male: 65-70, female: 60-65
Height (in): 27-30
Colors: Immaterial (includes black, gray, red, fawn, either solid or brindled, either whole colored or spotted).
Coat: Is smooth, close and short-haired. Firm in texture.
Character: Greyhounds are very sociable. When indoors, these dogs are lazy and relaxed. Outside, they show their high energy and stamina for action. Very intelligent, the breed is very closely bonded to their family.
Temperament: This breed chases things that move quickly, so they are not particularly suited for living in a home with cats. Although they are cautious around strangers, they are typically good with children and enjoy the company of other dogs.
Care: The Greyhound requires only occasional grooming with a very soft brush. The eats should be checked regularly and the claws should be trimmed.
Training: This breed is easy to train as long as the training is consistent and on task.
Activity: The Greyhound needs to run and walk for long distances every day.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Health Issue: This breed is prone to bloat, hip dysplasia, and ear infections. They may also have entropion, where the eyelids turn inward.
Life Expectancy: 10-12

More About Greyhound Breed
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    • Greyhound Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX

      Julius

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Julius is a two year old black male found as a stray from the west Texas town of Tulia. The Tulia animal control authorities have spent almost a year trying to catch this big boy, and on April 19, 2016, they succeeded! Julius’ right ear is 24A and his left ear is illegible so we will never know his history. He has numerous scars and his skin is patchy with some missing hair. Julius is heartworm negative but of course he arrived laden with intestinal parasites. This is a sweet, sweet boy who is a grinner!
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      Elizabeth

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Elizabeth was surrendered to the Animal Control officer in Tulia, TX by a coyote hunter. She is not tattooed and appears to be approximately 4-5 years old. It is obvious she has had several litters of pups. She was infested with ticks and fleas when she was picked up, so it is no surprise that Elizabeth has a positive titer to Ehrlichia Canis. She also is carrying a large intestinal burden. Treatment for both of these conditions has begun. Also of concern is her thinness as well as the cloudiness of both of her eyes. Elizabeth is being closely monitored by the caring vets and staff at VCA Preston Park Animal Hospital at this time. Once Elizabeth's vision improved, she wanted to chase the cat - we do not consider her cat tolerant. UPDATE 7/9/16 Elizabeth was seen on June 17 by Dr. Robert Munger of Animal Ophthalmology Clinic for cataracts. She has limited vision in her left eye and her right one also shows some loss. This is the result of inflammation most likely from her Ehrlichia. Medication is being administered to hopefully stop any further inflammation and progression. Elizabeth will be seen again in 30 days. UPDATE 8/2/16 Elizabeth was seen by Dr. Munger on August 2nd. There has been no further progression of the degeneration in her right or left eyes. She is getting eye drops in each eye twice a day, which it is expected to continue indefinitely at this time. Elizabeth has a negative PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test and has completed her treatment for Ehrlichia Canis as well as all of her medical procedures.
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      Lorenzo

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Lorenzo, aka Slatex Lorenzo, is a 4-year-old red male born January 8, 2012. His sire Flying Hydrogen and his dam is Slatex Disco. He has 115 races on record from 2013 to 2015. His career ended with an injury to his hip. He has been evaluated by our vets and has a clean bill of health. Lorenzo is ready to woo his new forever home. Lorenzo is not cat or small dog tolerant at this time.
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      Zena

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Zena is an approximately 2.5-year-old black female. She was found as a stray in Wise County, and is in bad shape. She's thin and has a horrendous case of mange. She is under treatment and continues to be medically evaluated. Zena is not cat or small dog tolerant at this time. UPDATE 2/10/16 Zena is heartworm negative and negative to all tick borne diseases at this time. She is full of parasites, which along with the mange, is being treated. Her skin is looking much, much better thanks to the loving and caring staff of VCA Preston Park Animal Hospital. Hopefully her hair will start growing back. UPDATE 3/20/16 Zena has completed all her medical procedures, and her hair is growing, growing, growing! This sweet girl is ready to find her forever home!
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      Tarzan

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Tarzan is an approximately 3 1/2 year old fawn male who was found as a stray in the Arlington area, along with Jane. He has a previous leg injury that is being evaluated, along with his general medical condition. Tarzan failed his cat test and cannot live with kitties.
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      Cabella

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Senior
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Cabella is an approximately 7 year old fawn female found as a stray by the Humane Society of North Texas. HSNT then contacted GALT to take this sweet girl into our family. It is obvious that Cabella has been mom to several litters of pups, and of course there is no history of her prior life. Cabella is definitely a people dog, as she loves spending time with anyone who will pet her! Cabella is not small animal or cat tolerant at this time.
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      Lewis

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Lewis is an approximately 2 year old fawn male found as a stray in west Texas, traveling with his partner Clark. Lewis weighs only 41 pounds and is heartworm positive in addition to having a serious chronic injury to his right rear leg and hip. He also has a huge hygroma on his right front elbow, very irritated chest nipples, pale gums and a heavy infestation of fleas. His Protatek tick panel results show he has a positive titer to Ehrlichia Canis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Babesia Canis. He is under the care of Dr. Christy Soileau and Dr. Jeff Ellis of VCA Preston Park Animal Hospital. He and Clark appear to be very bonded - no telling what these two "explorers" have seen and been through together. Lewis has passed a cat test and is living in a foster home with cats. UPDATE 1/7/16 Lewis received his first injection of Immiticide for his positive heartworm infection. He tolerated the procedure well and is being kept very quiet in his foster home at this time. His next treatment will occur in approximately 4 weeks. Lewis is lame in his right rear leg from a chronic injury, as you can see in his pictures. He was examined by Dr. Radasch and will be having surgery to repair the leg within the next weeks. UPDATE 2/10/16 Lewis received his second treatment for heartworms on 2/8 and 2/9. He is being kept very quiet in his foster home for the next 60 days. During this time his right rear leg will be evaluated by Dr. Bob Radasch of the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. UPDATE 4/14/16 Lewis' follow up heartworm test is negative! Dr. Bob Radasch of DVSC also evaluated Lewis' right rear leg. It appears to be "set" and Dr. Radasch recommends no surgery at this time. He is using the leg with a minimal amount of limping and does not appear to be in any pain. Lewis will be scheduled to complete his medical procedures soon. UPDATE 5/2/16 Lewis has completed all of his medical procedures and is ready to find his forever home!
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      Moonie

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Moonie is a almost 4-year-old black male born August 27, 2012. His sire is Lamorge Aces Up and his dam is KB's Insta Flex. Moonie was not individually registered and never raced. He was found as a stray in Tulia, TX. Moonie is heartworm negative, but is heavily infested with intestinal parasites, as well as he has a significant positive titer to Ehrlichia Canis. Treatment for both has started and will continue for the next 7-8 weeks. Moonie has not yet been cat or small animal tested. UPDATE 4/22/16 Moonie for some time has been treated with a medication for skin itching. It has not improved so he is headed to see Dr. Dennis Crow, of Animal Dermatology Clinic on May 3. UPDATE 7/9/16 Moonie completed successful treatment for his Ehrlichia Canis and has a negative PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test. Dr. Dennis Crow administered a complete allergy test to Moonie, which showed positive to some environmental grasses, trees and fleas, but not mold. He is on daily oral administration which has helped his skin itching drastically. His final medical procedures have been completed.
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      Iris

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Young
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Iris is a 2.5-year-old fawn female born July 28, 2013. She was not individually registered and has not raced, due to a watery eye condition that has since cleared up. Iris is not cat or small dog tolerant at this time
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      Aston

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Aston, aka Atascocita Aston, is a 2-year-old red male born June 29, 2013. His sire is Atascocita Bowl and his dam is Atascocita Oprah. Aston has no races on record, preferring to head straight for retirement. Aston has passed a cat and small dog test, and is living with a cat and small dog in his foster home.
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