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Home:Vallejo, CA  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male

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I love my Kong!

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Love my bear!

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This is my sisfur Isis!

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"This is my sisfur Isis!"

I love this lady!

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"I love this lady!"

Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

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"Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!"

Some of my greytest pals!

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"Some of my greytest pals!"

My first time at the beach!

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"My first time at the beach!"

I thought if I \

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"I thought if I "sit pretty" Isis would let me have her rawhide (it didn't work)."

Paws touching the ocean for the very first time!

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"Paws touching the ocean for the very first time!"

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Champ, Lazy Boy, Buddy, Champers

Doggie Dynamics:
not playfulvery playful

Sun Sign:
Rainbow Bridge
Quick Bio:
-purebred-dog rescue

June 3rd 2005

Champ loves his daily walks and to have the white spot on his chest scratched.

Squirrels in his yard

Favorite Toy:
Rawhide bone and squeaky toys

Favorite Food:
Peanut butter

Favorite Walk:
Benicia State Park or his neighborhood

Best Tricks:
Sit, down, stay

Arrival Story:
We have been waiting to adopt a retired racing Greyhound for a long time. After doing extensive research and searching we were introduced to Champ. He is the perfect addition to our family. He is a happy guy and has made his last stop. Champ is home where he belongs.

Who Let the Dogs Out?:
My sisfur and my greyt adventure is featured in a Doghouse Confessional in Dogster Magazine!

Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life !:
Golden State Greyhound Adoption is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization that places retired racing greyhounds in adoptive homes in Northern California, including the San Francisco Bay Area, Napa Wine Valley area, greater Sacramento area, South Bay Area, Central Valley and beyond. Our greyhounds come from the remaining racetrack states, although we also help rescue dogs from Arizona, Mexico, Florida, Oklahoma and Kansas.

I've Been On Dogster Since:
November 7th 2008 More than 7 years!

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for 2691 days

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Our Champ!

My Generous Heart

December 2nd 2008 5:32 pm
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by Denise Dubarbier, Wimbledon Greyhound Welfare, London

I didn't really want you,
I wasn't really sure,
And I'll admit I had my doubts,
When you came through that door.

Not small, or cute, or fluffy,
With big, soft puppy eyes,
But tall, and thin, and bony,
With bald, pink, bulging thighs.

You weren't the kind I had in mind,
Not in any way,
"Perhaps it would be better if I took you back today,
Before we know each other,
It really won't be kind,
To keep you here for one more day,
And then to change my mind."

Against my better judgment, I decide you could stay,
And quickly I discovered you were kind in every way,
Your gentleness and patience, they really stole the show,
"Why these dogs are wonderful, I must let others know!"

For you're my gentle giant,
Who just needed the chance,
To show us all what you could be,
To wipe away that history,
And dispel our preconceptions, which put us all to shame,
And so we come to know and love,
What lies beneath that frame.

Now I've come to understand,
What I missed right at the start,
That greyhounds need that big deep chest,
To house their generous heart.

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