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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2019 Gap Calendar

The 2019 Gap calendar is now available for purchase in the gaptas.com.au merchandise section. Sales of the calendar support the Tasmanian Greyhound Adoption Program. Click here to view the gaptas.org.au online merchandise shop.

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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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Introducing the Team

GAPTas has a very dedicated team. Tasracing’s Welfare Manager, veterinarian  Dr Annie oversee’s the management of the program. Day to day operations are managed by program manager Susan. Susan has a lifetime of experience and knowledge paired with qualifications in

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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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Celebrating 2017

On a very wet day Gap hosted a Xmas party to celebrate a wonderful year at Gap, many people and their gorgeous greys braved the elements to enjoy a bbq lunch, fancy dress competition and a visit from the man

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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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Turbo fires in new role at Fairway Rise

ADOPTED greyhound Turbo was a handy performer on the racetrack but he has become a superstar in his new role at the Fairway Rise residential and aged care facility at Lindisfarne. Mandy Woodorth is the facility manager at Fairway Rise and

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Foster Carer in Focus – Carol

Carol has been a dedicated foster carer for Gap since it came under the wing of Tasracing, Starting off with a beautiful blue boy named Jerry, Carol has loved helping these dogs adapt to their new roles as family pets.

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Month of May 2016 a record

May 2016 finished with a record number of greyhounds adopted in a single month with Gap Tasmania. 20 Greyhounds found their way to a forever home, 11 more than recorded in any other month. Gap attended Agfest at the start

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Agfest ’17 is fast approaching!

Meet one of GAP Tasmania’s beautiful greyhounds at Agfest site #M118. Get to know some of the adorable greyhounds available for fostering and adoption and discover why they make the perfect pet! Location: Site #M118 on Main Street, head to

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Greyhounds on the Move North Walk

Discover the appeal of this amazing breed! We’re providing an opportunity for people interested in fostering or adopting a greyhound to come along for a walk on Sunday 20 March 2016. We’ll be meeting in the carpark near the corner

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Christmas Party Sunday 6 December 2015

Come along and celebrate the end of the year and Christmas with GAP Tasmania. Bring along your beloved greyhound and have a lovely day meeting other adopters and foster carers. If you have ever considered fostering or adopting this is

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Get to Know a Greyhound Day Saturday 26 September 2015

GAP - Meet and Greet Day

Over 60 people discovered the appeal of this amazing breed at our Get to Know a Greyhound Day last Saturday! The day provided an opportunity for people interested in fostering or adopting a greyhound to meet and get to know a greyhound. GAP

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