GAP makes an impact at Agfest

Sunday 7 May 2017

GAP Tasmania’s program coordinator Susan Gittus is hailing this year’s presence at Agfest a huge success.

The Greyhound Adoption program successfully rehomed 20 greyhounds as a direct result of GAP’s involvement with Agfest last year and after the three day-event closed yesterday Gittus says she has a dozen applications for greyhound adoption ready to process and at least as many prospects from the exercise.

“Last year we rehomed 20 dogs of which half were signed up during or immediately following the event but we acquired half of that total from the follow-up process,” Gittus said.

“Based on previous experience I would say we have the potential to rehome at least two dozen dogs as a result of our exposure at this year’s Agfest.”

GAP Tasmania has already exceeded its target of rehoming 80 greyhounds this financial year.

“I think more people are starting to realize that greyhounds make great pets and the more exposure we give them the better our results will be.”