UPCOMING EVENTS & NEWS
May has come & gone and now June is already upon us! Here's a run down of all the different events CGA has planned this month. There's a few different events this month that you won't want to miss.
First up on Saturday, June 6th from 1 pm to 3 pm is our Clinton Meet & Greet. If you are down that end of the state it's a fun time. Also on that same day, for our northern CT residents, we'll be participating in the 8th Annual Puppy Pride Fun Day, sponsored by the Enfield Dog Park. There will be contests, vendors, a 50/50 raffle and more. Get all the details by clicking here.
Then on Sunday, June 7th, it's our monthly Hound Hike at the Farmington Canal trail in Hamden. We'll be meeting up in the parking lot across the street at 4 pm, in front of Ashley's Ice Cream. Click here for a map.
Next up on Saturday, June 13th from 11 am to 3 pm is the Greyhound Adoption Expo & Puppy Farm Tour, in Pompfret, CT. This is a really fun day of socializing with other greyhound owners from all over New England & beyond. There will be vendors, food, games, auctions and of course PUPPIES!! If you've never seen a greyhound puppy, well you just need to go then. There will also be a special auction for naming rights to a puppy. This event is not run by CGA, so be sure to check out the website for the picnic by clicking here!
Saturday, June 20th is another big day for CGA. We have two Meet & Greets, one in Avon from 10 am to Noon, and one in Manchester from 11 am to 1 pm. Then in the evening we have our annual Wine Tasting! Once again we'll be at the Arrigoni Winery, 1287 Portland Colbalt Road, Portland, CT from 6:30 to 9:00 pm. There will be lots of fun, finger food, teacup auction, 50/50 raffle and of course lots of great local wines to taste. Tickets are only $25 in advance and $30 at the door. It includes 6 different wine tastings, food and a souvenir wine glass to take home. On top of that CGA gets a portion of every bottle sold that night! It's sure to be a greyt time so click here to get your tickets!!
Finally, if you aren't too hung over from the wine tasting, we have two more Meet & Greets on Sunday, June 21st. The first is in Dayville, from 11 am to 1 pm, and the second is in Newington, also from 11 am to 1 pm.
Phew! That's a lot of events this month! No wonder the calendar is zipping by and the year is almost half over already! Hope to see you and your pups at an event soon!!
ADOPTIONS AND FOSTER NEWS
Greyhound Adoption Month Was Busy!
We had a busy month here at CGA & there's still time for another adoption! Maybe it's yours?
Chris, adopted by Brian & Jennifer
Dallas, adopted by Nick & Colleen
Jethro, adopted by Matt & Maureen
Lady, adopted by Virginia
Leo, adopted by Nancy
Liz, adopted by Thea & Alex
Congrats to everyone! Now bring your new friend out to an event soon! We love to see adopters at events!
Bye Bye Bob!
Bob sure found his forever home quick! Congrats to Dan & Shannon!
Four More Fosters Arrived
Four more fosters have join our crew, each looking for their own forever home. Maybe it's yours, you won't know unless you have a look at Bailey, Claire, Lady & Jethro!
New Foster Crew, Brother & Sister!
Say hello to our new foster crew! There's Bob, a handsome boy who seems to know just how good looking he is; Ginger, a gorgeous white and brindle girl, and a brother & sister team, Liz & Leo! Liz & Leo are a package deal, they have been together since birth and we just can't split them up. Seriously, just look at the pics!
Three More Adoptions
Things have been busy here at CGA! Three more pups have found forever homes. Congratulations to Chuck, adopted by Gerda & Len, Mabel, adopted by Beth & Collin and last but certainly not least, Manny, adopted by Cindy & Dennis! Congrats everyone!
Lavish Found Her Forever Home!
A big congrats to Lavish, the latest hound to find a forever home! She was adopted by Deb & Ron! Way to go guys! We also received in three more foster pups, the are flying off the shelves so you better check out Mabel, Manny and Telly before they are gone!
Vivacious Is Going Home!
Congrats to Vivacious & her new hooman, Jennifer!
Four More Foster Pups
The journey to a forever home has begun for four new retirees! Wouldn't your home be a better place with a new four legged friend? Check out Chris, Chuck, Lavish and Vivacious before they are gone!
Big Adoption Update
CGA's had a busy new year! Congrats to the following hounds & hoomans!
Chance, adopted by Jay
Ellie, adopted by Leslie
Jackson, adopted by Cindy
Oliver, adopted by Jennifer
Red, adopted by Kristi
Shakira, adopted by Karen & Keith
Taffy, adopted by Sue
Bring your hounds to an event soon! We'd love to see you, maybe at the Maple Fest?
Two More Foster Hounds
Say hello to Red and Shakira, our latest foster pups. These two cuties won't last long, so check them out!
End Of Year Foster Update
A couple more pups found forever homes, so a big congrats to Frank & Indi! Frank was adopted by Margaret & Indi by Aaron & Linda. Welcome to the pack! Let's see if we can help the rest of the foster crew find homes too!