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
Nickname:

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

      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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      Ted

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Ted, aka RWC Wild Fire, is a 6-year-old red fawn male turned into Amarillo-Panhandle Humane Society by his owner to be euthanized after being hit by a car. APHS called GALT as the injuries did not seem lethal to them. He has several fractures in his right rear hock and road rash with tissue damage on his front right leg. He has multiple old scars on his face and body. Ted's sire is Kiowa Sweet Trey and his dam is RWC Bea Quick. He has no races on record. Ted is being medically evaluated by Dr. Jeff Ellis of VCA Preston Park Animal Hospital and Dr. Bob Radasch of Dallas Veterinary Surgery Center. This poor boy has had a rough life, but his future is sure to be an excellent adventure. Ted has not yet been tested with cats or other small animals. UPDATE 2/13/16 Ted's surgery to repair his right rear leg was on Tuesday, February 9 by Dr. Tom McNicholas of Dallas Veterinary Surgery Center. A plate with two screws was inserted to stabilize the break. Ted will be receiving weekly bandage changes for the next 6 weeks. X-rays will be taken at the end of the six weeks to determine if the surgery was successful. Ted continues to be treated daily for the "road rash" wounds he received also. UPDATE 3/30/16 Ted's x-rays reveal his fracture has healed, but he is being leash walked and kept very quiet in his foster home. He will be completing his medical procedures in the next several weeks. UPDATE 4/15/16 Ted has completed all his medical procedures and is ready to find his forever home. Ted is on daily medication for seizures. He had two seizures after he joined the GALT family, but has not had one since he has been on medication.
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      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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      Rawhide

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      Breed: Greyhound
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Young
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Rawhide, aka KB's Rawhide, is a 2 year old black male born March 2, 2014. His sire is Tyrur Alex and his dam is BI's Fast Pace. He has two races on record in February at Tuscon according to Greyhound-data.com . He came to GALT with the closing of the Tuscon track. Rawhide is not considered cat tolerant at this time.
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      Tucker

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      Breed: Australian Shepherd-Saluki Mix
      Sex: Male Male
      Age: Adult
      Location: Dallas, TX
      Posted Breed: Saluki / Australian Shepherd / Mixed (short coat). Tucker is a 4-year-old blue fawn male Saluki/Australian Shepherd mix born in January 2012. Tucker and Delilah are siblings and were surrendered to GALT by an owner who could not take care of them due to the owner's medical issues. Tucker was in a home for two years, but has returned to GALT to resume his forever home search. Tucker is not cat tolerant.
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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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      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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