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Changes to GAP Entry process

  Effective as of 1st May 2020, the following changes to the GAP entry process will be implemented:   Before being accepted onto the GAP waitlist, the wind-down notification form must be lodged with the Office of Racing Integrity (ORI)

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GAP OFFICE HAS A NEW PHONE NUMBER

The office now has a dedicated phone number. To make any inquiries about the program and our greyhounds please phone 0437 705 979 The office is open Monday and Tuesday 9am till 1pm  and Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9am till

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National Adoption Day a booming success

A huge build-up to Australia’s second-ever National Greyhound Adoption Day has come to fruition with all six states in Australia holding an adoption event on the 28th of April 2019, with a total of 207 greyhounds finding loving new homes.

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Muzzle laws have the GREEN light

From December 17th 2018 the muzzle laws for greyhounds in Tasmania has changed. Greyhounds can go muzzle free Greyhounds can be wonderful, placid pets and from today, greyhounds who have been accredited through either the Greyhound Adoption Program Tasmania or

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Brighton Agricultural Show 2018 Greyhound classes

The Brighton Agricultural Show of 2018 offered a male and female greyhound class for their  families to proudly show off their much loved dogs. The class involved two sections, a fashions of the field and a movement section, the scores

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Over 100 greyhounds find new homes in FY 17/18

The financial year of 2017-2018 has been a very successful one for Gap Tasmania. 99 greyhounds entered the program to join those already entered with 102 being adopted, There are always around 30 dogs within the program at a time so

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Agfest 2018 a success

Agfest 2018 was another success for Gaptas spreading the word about greyhounds and our program. We are very grateful for the high number of volunteers that gave up their time to help us out. The weather was pretty kind to

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212 Greyhounds Adopted in Inaugural GAP National Adoption Day

In a national first, 212 greyhounds were re-homed across the country as part of the GAP National Adoption Day, sponsored by Sky Racing. The Greyhound Adoption Programs in Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and Tasmania, and Greyhounds as Pets in Western

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Nick Wolfe and Missie National Adoption Day Tasmanian Ambassadors

Greyhound Adoption Program Tasmania BIG NEWS – Gap National Adoption Day Tasmanian Ambassadors Meet Nick and Missie Wolfe. Nick Wolfe from The Wolfe Brothers is GAP Tasmania’s official National Adoption Day Ambassador, and is the perfect advocate for the program with his own

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Gap greyhounds bringing Greyt smiles for the residents

Gap has begun doing fortnightly visits to the Regis lifestyle and retirement centre. The dogs are gentle and relaxed and bring a huge smile to the residents as they do their rounds visiting all of the rooms to bring a

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GAP National Adoption Day

Join us on Saturday 28 April for the first National Greyhound Adoption Day, at The Hobart Racecourse in Goodwood, between 11am-1pm.

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Foster Carer Rewards Presentation

At our recent Gap Xmas party we were able to present the rewards to two of our long term foster carers. Toni achieved her Gold foster carer status for fostering 25 greyhounds. Toni started fostering back in 2010 with her

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Promoting Greyhounds as Pets

It’s no secret… any one that has a greyhound will tell you what a beautiful dog they are. Greyhounds are moving their way into lounge rooms across the country and here at Gap we are out spreading the word. Gap

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Monthly Gap walks a greyt hit

Once a month a dedicated group in both the south and north of the state organise walks for greyhound lovers to join in. You dont have to have a greyhound to go along, often there are extra greyhounds available to

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Parkside Foundation clients warm to greyhounds

TASMANIA’S Greyhound Adoption Program has teamed up with the Parkside Foundation to offer special needs clients an opportunity to become involved with greyhounds The Parkside Foundation is a non-profit organisation that provides personal support services to people in a wide

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