Greyhound Trust South Lakes
Charity numbers:  269668 & SCO4404
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Fostering and Homing Greyhounds in Cumbria and the South Lakes

This website covers all the Greyhounds coming to the branch from 1st January 2018. To see the 500+ Greyhounds homed between July 2004 and December 2017 visit ourgreyhounds.co.uk

Dizzy

Dizzy arrived on Sunday 25th March 2018
Went to her new home on Monday 16th July 2018
Sadly Dizzy was returned on Wednesday 5th September 2018 due to a change in family circumstances, but went to her forever home on Saturday 15th September 2018

Dizzy is a lovely blue greyhound
RACING NAME: RISH AGAIN
EARMARK: NS - TNE
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/09/2013
COLOUR: BLUE
WEIGHT: 25.9 kg
INOCULATED: 12/04/2018
Dizzy is a very pretty ex-racing greyhound who dislocated her hock while racing.  This has now been repaired and she is fine.
She is house trained, spayed, inoculated and microchipped.
She's a really happy, sweet, playful girl with a lovely nature who is super with children and other breeds of dogs including small ones.  She walks nicely on the lead and since her operation her walks have been slowly lengthened in distance as her leg becomes stronger.  She travels well in a car.

Dizzy's Diary
25th March 2018
Following a conversation I had with Dizzy's owner/trainer last night he brought her here this lunch time so we could get her damaged leg sorted out and find her a new home. Bless her, she wasn't too sure what was happening and once she'd been given chance to go to the toilet in the garden we put her in a crate with a comfy bed and a bowl of water so she could meet the other greyhounds without them being too overbearing.


10th April 2018
This morning Dizzy went to the vets in preparation for the operation to sort her damaged hock out.
It was about 17:40 when the vet phoned to say all had gone well and she was coming round okay. She is on strong painkillers and will be staying in the vets overnight with a nurse monitoring her. She may or may not come home tomorrow, it much depends upon how she gets on.
Because her leg has been allowed to fuse together wrongly for so long it was apparently quite difficult to separate the bones
because they too were growing out of shape. Once the bones had been separated a pin was put in place along with a figure of 8 wire. The vet says it's not 100% perfect due to the length of time it's been left and how the bones had fused, but it will be 95% better.
When she comes home she
will have to be confined for 10 days so she has minimal movement. Her bed will be in the crate in our living room which she was in when she first arrived here, and she will be let out on a lead on to the drive through the patio doors from the living room.  This will minimize the amount she has to walk. Bless her, no garden trips for her for a while.
13th June 2018
Dizzy attended the Blood Bank Session today at Highgate Vets @ Beezon Road.  She was weighed in, given a medical, a blood sample taken and tested then she gave her pint of blood.  What a super girl she was.  Afterwards she had her treats and came home to rest.

Dizzy is a small blue greyhound
on our sofa
30th March 2018