Greyhound Adoption Program Queensland (GAP) hosted the 2021 GAP Greyhound National Adoption and Open Day on Sunday April 18 at its South East Queensland GAP facility at Churchable.
This year the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission GAP opened its doors to show off their facility including the GAP learning space, veterinary surgery, the kennels and the free run space. The GAP team was available to answer questions about the adoption and foster process, general greyhound behaviour and their medical needs.
Acting Racing Integrity Commissioner Mark Ainsworth said this Greyhound National Adoption Day was a great success and it was an excellent opportunity to see what adoption is all about.
More than 70 people took part in tours of the GAP and the team members explained that when matching our greyhounds, we consider several factors including a family’s lifestyle, regular activities, children, other pets and the home environment.
Adoption Day was part of National Greyhound Adoption month, where throughout the the month of April GAP programs around the country promote the benefits of owning a greyhound.