It takes a village…

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A village and a dedicated group of hound lovers!

Check back often for updates depending on number of greys!

With a full house in the Florida Summer heat, it can take our two dedicated caretakers up to 4 hours each shift to clean, cool off and care for our beloved Greyhounds. The other Greys wait until it’s their turn. 🙁


While we are almost at capacity in the Adoption Center we would like to fill up a few shifts to keep the hounds more comfortable.

It will help keep the activity levels down to a minimum for the pups and the peeps as this heat wave lingers on this summer. Heat & mosquitoes are not a happy time for the dogs.

What we are in need of:

  • Monday ~ Morning Inside & Outside girls side – 2 person kennel cleaning team 8:30/9 am takes about 1.5 hours
  • Thursday ~ Morning inside kennel cleaner to shadow Susan Hopkins, girls side 8:30/9 am takes about 1.5 hours
  • Saturday ~ Morning Inside & Outside kennel cleaning team, girls side, 8:30/9 am takes about 1.5 hours

 

Summer Heat & LOTS of Hounds =

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Current Summer Schedule: 

Check back often for updates depending on number of greys

Breakfast: 8 am Lori & Mark
Kennel Cleaning & Turn-outs: 8:30 am

Walkers/playmates: 8:30 am – 11:30 am.

Dinner: 5:30pm Lori & Mark
Kennel Cleaning & Turn-outs: 6 pm

Walkers/playmates 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

Please walk on the East side of building towards Singletary in the day – Verna side has too much SUN! Keep their time out shorter if hot as they can not handle the heat.

We will be setting up the hose & pools in the front and back to gently wet them down before and after their walks if they wish.

Make sure to let the hose water run until cooler – it can come out scalding!

WALKERS/PLAYMATES – Please fill little swimming pools and cool down houndie with sponges in pool upon returning from walk. If really warm, feel free to use the shower setting on hose nozzle and gently wet there undersides and backs! Summer fun!

Please be sure to dump, rinse,dump and fill to the top with an even pail both shifts! Cool water is nice! 😀

Thank you!!