Lily came through her surgery OK – she lost some teeth, got desexed and had a mammary tumour removed but tests have shown she is cancer free. - an owner who is willing to keep him on a low fat diet, - human or canine companion (or both). He is playful and cheeky, and loves to explore. Antonio is from country NSW, we have worked with the RSPCA to get him to safety with us (thank you RSPCA for alerting us). The Whippet Club Inc New Zealand. The Whippet and Greyhound Club of S.A. Inc. She loves to snuggle up with the older IG that she lives with now and manages to entice him into a game of chase me and bitey face. She is currently in care with Jane in Sydney. Bosun is a very gentle slightly timid boy. I sleep through the night and don’t bark a lot. Whippet rescue Unfortunately, the Whippet Club of New South Wales sees more than its fair share of abandoned and dumped Whippets. It has always been less than two weeks, but it could be months. He is a very happy four year old boy who loves to play with his fellow sighthounds. He loves his toys and his walks. Oliver had been living without any shelter from the elements and had been having seizures due to heat stress. eau & Cruiser are 2 purebred male iggies who have been well loved and cared for their entire lives. Max is a gorgeous purebred 4yr old male iggy who needs a home with someone who has experience of the breed. She had a small cyst on one eyelid and lost part of her eyelid (she looks normal) which now doesn’t close completely when she blinks. South Island Whippet Club (New Zealand) Both dogs are offered for adoption from no fault of their own. They are Whippet cross pups and looking for their forever homes. She has a soft nature and a very cute expression with her floppy ears. They both deserve the very best new homes. All the litter mates found homes but Donatello ended up in rescue. They won’t necessarily appear on this page. Before you proceed, please read these FAQ's: In dire emergencies, we will foster needy whippets. Charger is in need of a new forever home, he is a special boy that loves to cuddle. The first thing that hit me was the smell, then their nails - the longest l had ever seen! This is Cruise our 'ring-in' we had a call about a lovely natured whippet cross in a Sydney pound whose time was almost up. Meet Geronimo who was dumped in a country pound in a thin and filthy state. Our dogs share our homes as well as the show ring - our aim to own, show, and occasionally breed, whippets of quality. Emma is a lovely petite little purebred fawn iggy girl who has only jsut come in to care. He was not socialised previously so can be a little shy initially. This is Romulus the quieter and larger of the two boys. All welcome ***** PAYMENT OF ANY CLUB FEES OR SHOW ENTRIES CAN NOW BE MADE BY BANK TRANSFER DIRECTLY TO THE CLUB ACCOUNT Antonio aged 7-8 yrs - a blue/white male Italian Greyhound. I am a 12 year old Italian Stallion! He’s shy with other dogs initially so would most likely do well in a home with another Iggy or a Whippet. ​Antonio has had a major dental and is currently learning how to be in a house, walk on a lead and so on. So there they stayed for the day and with baited breath we all waited. They are in need of a home due to a change in the owner’s circumstances which have meant they don’t have time to walk them etc. Lenny came into our care after being surrendered. A gentle soul, she is most happy curled up on the lounge next to you. Venetia was abandoned in a Sydney pound, so nothing is known about her background. When this occurs, we are happy to list details and a picture of any Whippet needing a new forever home. He is very social with other dogs. If you are after a whippet specifically, please check the Whippet Association of Victoria's Rescue page first, to see if there are any rescue whippets available. Like most sighthounds he has spent winter curled up in front of the heater. He is partial to a pat and a cuddle, especially on your lap and can stay there forever if you let him. We will do everything possible to help out the whippets that need us. This is Konrad who has just come into care. He was absolutely filthy, full of worms, underweight and very timid. He must go to a home with another dog, and an experienced owner. 139 talking about this. What a beautiful boy Roma is. a quieter environment and a garden so not likely to be suitable for units or inner city living. He would best suit a quiet & calm household with adults and older children. Whippets are a very healthy, hardy breed which enjoy a long life (14-17 years). Jennifer may be aware of rescues needing homes before they make it to this page. Whippet Rescue Information: The Whippet is a small, elegant, Greyhound-like breed. She came from a very sad beginning and, it has taken several months to rehabilitate her. Mia is housetrained and walks well on the lead. These boys are brothers who are devoted to one another and cannot be separated. Whippet Rescue Please consider adopting a rescue dog. She is the quirkiest and loveliest little dog, just really special. His coat was extremely matted so had to be shaved off. This little girl, initially rescued, has unfortunately been passed from one home to another and now is in need of a stable home with someone who is at home a lot of the time. Due to circumstances beyond my control, it is with much regret that l have to look for a new home for my beautiful Iggy. She was extremely timid, filthy dirt, very thin, and covered in sores. He is housetrained and is used to sleeping in his owners bed at night. We would love it if these two boys could find a loving home together. Nausco is a shy, timid little girl who is somewhat bewildered and unsure why she's found herself behind bars. Emma must go to a home with prior breed experience. We are willing to help dogs all over Australia provided we can accommodate them. Giorgio is a purebred male Iggy who is under a year old. The easiest way to adopt a Whippet would be through a rescue that specializes in Whippets. Our greatest passion is to help whippets in need. We are thrilled they contacted us and are most grateful. As you can see Rommie is overweight and needs to lose weight. She loves nothing more than to snuggle on your lap and enjoy your attention or to find a sunny spot and warm herself. Peppi is a bright happy little boy who loves chasing tennis balls. I am equally as happy curling up on my dog bed. Please contact me on either. Donatello and his litter mates were surrendered to a country pound. Please click on blog link above for updates on these two lovely dogs. He is housetrained and good with other dogs. He adores being with his main human but also seeks out the company of his fur friends too. A great place to start would be by starting a breed search on Adopt-a-Pet.com. He has anxiety issues and is currently on Prozac. The major consideration in owning a Whippet is because they are thin skinned and lean without much body fat, they feel the cold.Whippets need a coat in the cooler months but when buying, ensure you ask for a coat suited to a Whippet so that the back is curved to fit the dog. Mia requires good fencing that can’t be climbed as she’s pretty good at that unfortunately. Iggy is a super cute little boy with a friendly nature and lots of energy. These dogs sit, stay, come when called and have been through an intensive 3 week training period with specialists. He will bring the ball back to you every time, with a huge smile on his face and his little curly tail waving madly. Please feel free to contact them to find out if or when they will have puppies or older dogs available. From time to time adults do become available from registered breeders. About Italian Greyhounds in Need (Australia) is a small group of Italian Greyhound enthusiasts. SHARING/AVAILABLE: These two sweethearts are available through Iron Dog Rescue in NSW. Harroway Whippets are shared with my good friends, Steven Warry and Julie Bastin-Byrne. You've found 916 listings for Modify Search Back to results Displaying 1 to 24 of 916 pets. Charger is desexed, he has had extensive dental work. Meet our latest Iggy Rescue boy. She has been playing with my four year old son and also LOVED playing with a puppy who was here when she arrived. He has hair on his head, dark eyebrows shaped in a V, fluffy feet and a fluffy tail tip. Shine is a beautiful blue and white Whippet puppy in need of a new home due to unexpected changes in his owners’ circumstances. Konrad is good with cats, dogs, chooks and horses. These boys have made amazing progress from when they first arrived a little over 6 weeks ago. Since his arrival just over 2 months ago from a country pound, we’ve learned a lot about him. We have successfully used many amazing foster homes over the years, and most people love the experience. Enzo would love a home with another little dog toplay with. 2 purebred Whippet boys aged 4 yrs, in need of a home. I am alert and playful. We avoid moving our dogs as much as possible, so we drive our fostered dogs straight to their foster home and will not move them until we find a permanent home. Kiri is a very sweet 8 year old purebred blue and white IG. He will look at you adoringly whenever he is spoken to. He is thought to be about 4months old and he is red fawn in colour, with a little white on his chest. Your interim care is the only way many whippets can continue to be much loved pets, and keeps whippets out of pounds where possible. Ringo is a 2year old blue and white purebred iggy who has only jsut come into care. Bosun is very sooky and would not cope being left alone for longer periods. Brocky & Summer are both looking for new forever homes. She is fine with other small dogs and has been great when introduced to cats. Thankfully Trish from Albury Dog Rescue, heard abont Sienna and rescued her from the pound. WHIPPET RESCUE The Club's Rescue objectives are namely for the provision of assistance to purebred Whippets in the following categories: Abandoned, or lost and unclaimed by owners. She had been neglected and was dirty and overweight when she arrived. 10 kilos). These girls are going from strength to strength and each day l learn more about their little personalities. He recently came into our care after the Lost Dogs Home, Melbourne approached us and asked if we would like to take him. The Whippet & Greyhound Club of South Australia Inc. ***** AGM . Eric was a 4 year old IG who was raised with a family. We have volunteers all across the continental United States, Alaska and Hawaii. Still living in an eastern suburb of Sydney (Australia), Ryan has an older brother and sister as well as a little sister. RSPCA did a wonderful job re homing this beautiful boy and we hope he loves his new home in Victoria. He is a happy boy with a lot of love to give. Konrad has come into rescue as he has pancreatitis. If you know of a whippet in need or need help to re-home a whippet to a new caring home for any reason contact Jennifer at, South Australian Team Member: Nadine Rumball. Quiet home, no children under 12 years of age. If you arent a liker then head on over and search WA Whippet Rescue. Penne found herself in a Sydney pound after escaping her yard. Weighing all of 3.2kg's, she came to us in appalling condition. Cino is a lovely boy who loves his cuddles and kisses. Antonio weighs 6 kilos. He was a sad sorry little dog. Remember they have never been alone in their lives. He will need another dog for company (preferably a confident dog to show him the way and that he can cosy up with) and someone who has plenty of time to spend with him so that he progresses. Fostering is very rare, and you free to say no if a dog is needy at an awkward time, but it is good to have as many foster options as possible. Eric was overweight and has epilepsy. If you know of a whippet in need or need help to re-home a whippet to a new caring home for any reason contact Jennifer, on mobile, They won’t necessarily appear on this page. Vinnie is a very sweet and gentle 8yr old iggy male that is looking for a fairly quiet home. It is for whippets in need of rescue or currently in rescue looking for a new home. Many rescue dogs have been saved from death row. He comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. The Whippet was an instant success in America, and Whippet racing—for money or just for fun—caught on with people from all walks of life, just as it had in England. Layla is currently living with 2 other Whippets and enjoys their company. Whippet Rescue and Placement WRAP is a 501 (c) (3) charity devoted to the rescue of pure-bred Whippets. Tiberious is a sweet little man who is still settling into his foster home. She has a quiet calm demeanor and is happy for a quick trot around the block on lead. They may not be good with your cats or toddlers or antique toy collection. Before rushing to buy a puppy, consider the advantages of adopting an adult dog. At 4 yrs of age Eric nipped one of the children so the family surrendered him to us to rehome. Unwanted by owner and threatened with destruction, sale to a dealer or sale/gift to an undesirable home. is 2 years old and is looking for a new home. Jennifer Gough Mobile 0438 371544 - simonjennifer@bigpond.com, ACT & NSW team member: Gina Wyatt 02 6287 4145 -jadeitejewel@yahoo.com.au, South Australian Team Member: Nadine Rumball  0408 084 405 - luvwhippets@gmail.com, Italian Greyhound Rescue - http://www.iggyrescue.com.au/, WA Whippet Rescue Kasey Wookey  wawhippetrescue@hotmail.com or mobile: 0400153 611, QLD Whippet Club: Sue Spencer 07 55715441  or  0407 735242 suespencer@iprimus.com.au, Before you proceed, please read these FAQ's: Each whippet listing has specific contact details if you are interested, These are the only whippets available that we know about, We have no other information about these whippets, Please only contact our team members in emergencies or if you have spotted a whippet. He is a gentle boy, who is not overly exhuberant for a young iggy. He has grown up with all sorts of animals and gets along with them all. The Whippet Club of Queensland Queensland Whippet Rescue Contact: Whippet Club of Qld Rescue Co-ordinator – Sue Spencer Phone: 0407 735242 Email: [email protected] The Whippet Association of Victoria Inc. I also like to snuggle on my human’s lap in the evening. The Italian Greyhound is the breed for you if:-You have a quiet household and time to spend with your dog for nail grinding, teeth cleaning, toilet training, walking on leash, playing and interacting with your pet.-You don’t believe in harsh punishment. Whippet Shelters and Rescues PLEASE READ OUR ADOPTION CRITERIA BEFORE APPLYING – WE CAN’T PROCEED WITH ANY APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT MEET, Hozier is an 8 yr old small sized Whippet (possibly a cross but behaves exactly like a Whippy). He is a little large than a kelpie, and would weigh in a little over 20kgs. Coco was 6yrs old when she was surrenderd to rescue. Lily is good with other dogs, good with cats and is used to being part of a busy household. Whippet Rescue Sighthound and whippet rescue organizations are run by volunteers who generously devote their time to dog adoption. Romulus is estimated to be around 3 yrs of age. Penne is thought to be around 2-3years old. He had been well loved and cared for until his family moved to a house where he was not allowed inside. South Australian Team Member: Nadine Rumball 08 83813987 - nadwayr@optusnet.com.au Tasmanian team member: Noelene Watson - 03 6265 1123 - whipridge@yahoo.com.au WA Whippet Rescue: Kasey: wawhippetrescue@yahoo.com Australian National Kennel Council Registered Breeder "I think dogs are the most amazing creatures; they give unconditional love. We are delighted to introduce gorgeous Jett to you all. Your fencing must not have any gaps. Every year JR Whippet Rescue secures the futures of a 100 or more whippets genuinely in need of rescue or urgent rehoming. He is jet black and a real heartbreaker. He does not like being left alone, and can be very vocal about this. Augustus is absolutely divine! Honey will only be rehomed with another dog for company, she is not suitable as an only dog. The vet estimates he is between 6-10 months of age. The Whippet Club of NSW. Fostered whippets desperately need your TLC. So long, they were beginning to curl under their feet and made it difficult to walk. He is the shyer and less confident of the two dogs. Meet lovely Lexi! Tuppence is a sweet girl who is looking for a loving home preferably with another Italian or similar sized dog although she has been an only dog, she is not used to being left alone for too long. PRIVATE REHOMING - a pair of 6 yr old Italian Greyhounds - brother and sister (Ralph and N. Audrey is 10 yrs old and looking for a loving home. You can also meet the new homes for your dogs, share your knowledge and 'see them through'.Please keep in mind though that: Fostered whippets are NEVER house trained. He's also fabulous with cats and loves kids. We foster dogs only as a last resort - interim homes are always stressful for dogs.Fostering is an amazing opportunity to offer a needy whippet the chance of a new life. He has recently had a dental. RESCUE Our greatest passion is to help whippets in need. Milton is a sweet boy who has ben a much loved pet, however he needs a new home as his owners will soon be off overseas. This might be something he needs to continue with when rehomed. There are no other breeds small enough that come in brindle that could have contributed to his colouring. While we do not foster or rehome known aggressive or destructive dogs, most of our fostered whippets come with no history. We cannot guarantee that your foster dog will be female, over 3 years old or any other characteristic. Jett is a cheeky boy who was quite shy to begin with, but now his little personality is really on show. Vinnie has been well loved and cared for all his life but unfortunately his family's toddlers are proving too much for him. Audrey uses a doggie door and after spending her life living outside is now housetrained and very clean. Layla has been well loved and cared for but her owners moved to a rural property and the electric fencing isn't keeping Layla in, so she is risk of being hit by a car. Coco had been poorly socialised with other dogs and was quite snappy. She. His owner has reluctantly decided that in order for him to stay healthy he needs to go to a home without young children, where his diet cam be strictly adhered to. To offer a whippet a home, or to advise us of a whippet in need of our assistance please email rehoming@whippetrescue.org.uk or call us on 01359 259300. He is a 2year old blue pied purebred IG. Related pages: Whippet Rescue Australia Animal Rescue He is a lovely little guy, with a curly tail and 'undecided' ears. Lily is a lovely fawn & white girl who was surendered to us when her owners were unable to keep her due to accomodation issues. Johnson is in need of a new forever home, he is a special boy that loves to cuddle. A selective breeding program means that puppies are sometimes available to discerning homes. Whippets are calm and affectionate. The Whippet was recognized by the English Kennel Club in 1890. She loves to stalk him around the house but he has adjusted to this lively young puppy’s company and play her games with enthusiasm. He is a solid boy who loves the company of other dogs. So we agreed to take him on as we only had a few iggies in foster care at the time. This page is run by Whippet experienced people wanting to highlight whippets in need across Australia. http://www.saveourstrays.org.au/adoptionenquiry.htm. You must have sighthound experience and understand the anxieties that are associated with this breed. Rommie is also the cuddliest and loves being snuggled and on your lap. It took a lot of ppl working together to get Remus and his brother Romulus safely into foster care. Hozier, 8 year old Whippet/Italian Greyhound cross (approx. As a result her eye can get irritated and needs an eye gel in twice daily – this is not expensive but obviously it is important that a new owner will remember to do this as Lily’s eye can get sore otherwise. Diamond has the sweetest nature and is very social (for an iggy). Good with other dogs, she's a really sweet little girl. She was abandoned at Albury dump in early June. Kiri was a showdog in years gone by, but now she just wants to decorate someone's couch in her retirement. In order to manage his illness he must be fed a low fat diet (avail at supermarket), But as his current owner has toddlers who keep feeding him scraps and dropping food on the floor, Konrad has been ill a number of times. It is not obvious from all angles, but can be seen especially at the base of her neck where her back starts. We believe all dogs are here for a reason and we hope to help them on their journey if we can. Previously devoted to breeding and showing Weimaraners and Fox Terrier (Smooth), my heart was captured by this wonderful breed, the Whippet - who has taken over at Grau. Jackie is a total sweetheart who is 11 years young. Peppi is a 2 yr old iggy/foxie cross. He has a very shy personality andis now LOVING being being part of the family. We cannot guarantee how long you will be fostering them. He is crate trained, walks well on lead and is housebroken. SYDNEY - Iggy Rescue has a new arrival!! Ryan James Clark (born 9 April 1983) is an Australian lifeguard and former television and film actor.He became known for his portrayal of Sam Marshall in Home and Away over the course of a decade, before becoming a Waverley Council lifeguard on Bondi Beach and featuring in Bondi Rescue Cruise is a whippet crossed with something slightly larger, as he has a more solid frame than a whippet. If you know of a whippet in need or need help to re-home a whippet to a new caring home for any reason contact Jennifer, on mobile 0438 371544 or email at simonjennifer@bigpond.com. They are happy well adjusted dogs whose owner has had to surrender due to a change in circumstances. Mario - fawn pied (on the right in the pic to the left). Our first duty is to view the dog and confirm it is indeed a whippet, then obtain as much information as possible and then rescue the dog. Housetrained, this girl is a devoted lap sitter and companion. Sebastian is a gorgeous blue whippet, he is on the larger side at 18 kilos. Clear all 2 filters Refine your search Search for a pet Search Species Cats (2824) Dogs … Bosun needs fattening up and also needs secure fencing. The Whippet is one of the most popular sight hounds. You may have a problem finding that one Whippet that just stands out, that one whippet that … Sam ended up in the Broken Hill pound at 4 months of age. Please contact me on either 03 9725 0486 or raemitch@hotkey.net.au  as I am usually made aware of what dogs are around or may be coming up soon. This is a sweet little 8 month old purebred blue & white iggy girl who needs a home without children or large dogs. Whippets in need Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Sebastian sleeps through the night and is in good health. Whippets can sprint at speeds up to 37 miles per hour. He has a typical iggy temperament, gentle and sweet. She has a high prey drive and cannot be safely rehomed to a home with cats or pocket pets. A list of Club members (from various states around Australia), who breed, are listed at the bottom of this page. Being only 2 yrs old he is still energetic and quite lively. The "average" rescue whippet seems to be a middle-aged male. She is an ex show girl who is excellent on the lead and wonderful with other dogs. NOTE - he is NOT suitable for apartments/town houses. Often a verbal reprimand will be enough. Leo is a purebred italian greyhound pup who has just found his way into rescue. He is not suitable for cats as he will chase (but not hurt) cats and birds. A trip was made to a pound in NSW and to our shock and horror, they were in appalling condition. She is desexed, vaccinated, microchipped, heart worm tested and has had a dental. We are always grateful for the help. Augustus was dumped in a rural pound and no one claimed him, so he came to iggy rescue to find his forever home. Sam thrived in her care. Konrad has the most amazing blue eyes and is a stunning looking boy. While we try to match foster dogs to you, given the circumstances, we prefer homes that are able to take all sorts.If you are still interested and able to foster a dog, and would like to go on a list of foster homes, please email Jennifer at simonjennifer@bigpond.com and let us know. He has such a sweet and gentle nature and is ever so deserving. Genie is not crazy about dog off leash parks. However he has the gentle easy going whippet temperament. He is a pup who likes his human company and is very affectionate, but, is still learning the ropes. A small kennel, established in 1975, Grau is situated a short drive north of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. If you are looking for a quiet gentle girl who walks by your side and sits on the couch while you watch TV, Genie is the girl for you. They need a home committed to them for the rest of their lives and one that will walk them and include them as part of the family and all activities. This is sweet little Ruby, who has jsut come into care. We foster dogs only as a last resort - interim homes are always stressful for dogs. Advertise, Sell, Buy and Rehome Whippet Dogs and Puppies with Pets4homes ... Hi I'm looking to adopt a rescue sight hound or staffie I lost my whippet girl 8 months ago due to old age and I'm now ready to welcome another dog to our family . - Fostered by Jane who has fallen in love with her and cant bear to part with her. After coming into care and being bathed. Another Italian Greyhound or similar size dog, Quiet and stable home (no children under 12 yrs of age), Sydney or up to 1.5 hours outside of Sydney, Fully fenced property – high fencing and gates, no gaps or climbable areas. A Whippet is not a good choice for a home with non-canine pets. This is Venetia, who the vet estimates is around 18 months old. igaro is a delightful little dog with the most lovely gold brindle colouring. Should you meet the criteria and be interested in adopting, please get in touch directly with Iron Dog Rescue. This kennel was established in 1987 and boasts to be the first Australian kennel to have a whippet qualify for and attain a class place at Crufts. Honey – went to a home in Melbourne with an older Iggy boy who was grieving the loss of his brother and desperately needed a friend. Dasher is a lovely little red fawn boy who LOVES all other dogs both big and small. He is definitely. He comes desexed, C5 vaccinated, heartworm free and microchipped. Honey is a very sweet 2 year old 3kg Italian Greyhound x, she requires a special experienced Italian Greyhound home with very secure fencing that understands she will take time to settle in with a new owner. 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