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In Memory: Alisha Escoto, Web Designer, Dog Rescuer

In Memory: Alisha Escoto, Web Designer, Dog Rescuer

The sky is a little bit brighter tonight as Tucson lost one of its shining stars yesterday. On Sunday February 17, 2019, Alisha May Escoto (McGhee) lost her long and hard-fought battle against depression. A memorial service will be held for her Feb. 21 at […]

A Tucson Tail Looks Back at 2018

A Tucson Tail Looks Back at 2018

  There was some good news for greyhounds this year: The Macau racetrack shuttered and through the hard work of worldwide organizations, greyhounds are being adopted worldwide with some flying to the United States and many to Europe. Macau never had an adoption program so […]

Two of My Favorite Things: Libraries and Dogs (Cats Included)

Two of My Favorite Things: Libraries and Dogs (Cats Included)

As if I didn’t already love the Pima County Library, here’s one librarian (Vicki Ann Duraine) who started a campaign to help the homeless pets during the holidays at Pima Animal Care Center. Last year her campaign collected 1,600 pounds of contributions. Let’s raise that […]

My 20th Anniversary of Greyhound Adoption, Tucson

My 20th Anniversary of Greyhound Adoption, Tucson

Twenty years ago today, I adopted my first greyhound. Little did I know how greyhound adoption would alter my life and define it as well. At the time I was struggling to be self-employed in Southern California and decided I wanted a dog because with […]

A Tucson Tail is sweet for Mochi greyhound

A Tucson Tail is sweet for Mochi greyhound

Me is Mochi which means sweet in Japanese. Karyn calls me Mochi Pochi. What does Pochi mean? I am best friends with Girlfriend and Daisy. Sometimes I go for a walk with Karyn and Daisy at her house and sometimes they come to my house. […]

Ernie Greyhound is a Happy Boy

Ernie Greyhound is a Happy Boy

Happy Ernie, that would be me. I am 3 years young and am one happy greyhound. I am a big black boy but I am a gentle boy and if you meet me I will let you know how excited I am to meet you. […]

Portuguese Water Dog

Portuguese Water Dog

I’m Rio. I’m a Portuguese Water Dog (a Portie) but I don’t like to go out in the rain and get wet. But I like to drink cold water from the refrigerator. I am quirky. In my spare time I like to look outside and […]

Senior Dog Guapo

Senior Dog Guapo

Hey, it’s me Guapo (pronounced Whop-po). I am an 8 years young wild and crazy guy. I don’t bark; I squeal like a pig. I am a good boy, a best boy, a lover boy.                                                        

Senior Dog Bella

Senior Dog Bella

Hello. My name is Bella. My sweet person adopted me from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona when I was just a pup but now I’m 10 years young. Now my sweet person has a husband and two children and I love and protect them […]

Lily Greyhound

Lily Greyhound

Hello, my name is Lily greyhound but you may call me Princess Lily. My lady and I live in a big house with lots of artwork and I have a big yard to romp in. I’m a brood mama and raced in West Virginia. Retirement […]