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Nov 30, 2006 Sharon
Happy dogs! Happy, happy dogs! We love Elton and Peanut!
Nov 30, 2006 danielle
Greyhounds are the best dogs, and these are beautful puppies! I hope that they continue to get better and better.. Thanks for spreading the message that greyhounds are fabulous family dogs
Nov 30, 2006 Marie
God Bless you for taking Elton and Peanut in and making them healthy again. They look so cute together. I pray they don't have anymore complications down the line and have a good long life in their loving home.
Nov 30, 2006 Catherine
Such lucky dogs to have you as their humans. I almost cried reading your story. God bless you for taking them in! I love reading rescue stories like yours. You are the best! :-)
Nov 30, 2006 Fiona
Sweet pics! THey are adorable puppies, and are so cute together. Perfect Family
Nov 30, 2006 Ophelia
They are simply beautiful!!!
Nov 30, 2006 sue
I am so glad there are people out there like you who are willing to rescue dogs! Thank you for caring so much about these wonderful dogs!
Nov 30, 2006 Kendra
I love greyhounds! I love how they look so different than other dogs, and even though they run so fast, you almost never see them doing anything but laying on the couch. These two babies are so cute and loving looking!
Nov 30, 2006 JMB329
God Bless YOU for taking in this precious animals and loving them back to good health. You have earned your wings!
Nov 30, 2006 Terry C, Boston Terrier Lover
Bless you for rescuing them.
Nov 30, 2006 Terry C, Boston Terrier Lover
Bless you for rescuing them.
Nov 30, 2006 Terry C, Boston Terrier Lover
Bless you for rescuing them.
Nov 30, 2006 Terry C, Boston Terrier Lover
Sorry for the triple post.

Crazy computer.
Nov 30, 2006 scobig
I LOVE Greyhounds, they are the sweetest animals! Elton and Peanut are absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for taking them in and saving them, and giving them a good home! They look happy to be together, kinda worked out for them huh! :P Terry C. Your triple post is not a problem, you can say that again a thousand times! :)
Nov 30, 2006 DogMom
what a lovely story! What beautiful puppies. You made my day/week/month!!! Kisses to the pups and the biggies!
Nov 30, 2006 Amy
Great story. They are just too cute!!
Nov 30, 2006 yujismom
Totally inspiring story. Virtual licks from Yuji's family.
Nov 30, 2006 trisha
I hope we will get to see pictures of these puppies all grown up! What beautiful puppies. My favorite picture is the little snuggle up with the big! So cute
Nov 30, 2006 Cassie
What a cool story. I've had the opportunity to be around some greyhounds and they are great dogs. They always have such love in their eyes. These pups are no exception! Love 'em!!
Nov 30, 2006 Knate and Charlene
The world would be a better place if there were more people like Elton and Peanut's "parents". Those svelte, gorgeous beasties;Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks eat your hearts out!
Nov 30, 2006 Mewownself
Thank you and God bless you and yours. Your kids are beautiful.
Nov 30, 2006 Kim
What a wonderful person you are for saving these 2 little fellas. They are adorable and so tiny. :) Sounds like you have a houseful of furbabies, must be very challenging.... and rewarding. 11 biscuits cute puppies. :))
Nov 30, 2006 Logansmom
There is a special heaven for people like you. God Bless you and ALL your dogs, especially Elton & Peanut. I pray for their complete recovery and a long, healthy, happy life.
Nov 30, 2006 trish miller, glasgow, scotland
Well done to you for rescuing those two cute adorable puppies. Just having become 'grandma' to a gorgeous black ex racing greyhound, I understand this breed so much better now. I wish them a safe, happy and long life in their new home.
Nov 30, 2006 DieselsMom
Elton & Peanut were born under a lucky star to have found you.... Blessings to your entire four legged family!!!
Nov 30, 2006 Barb
you are a great *mom* to your pups, thank goodness you found them!! and they are freakin adorable!!
Nov 30, 2006 Paula
Saying thank-you isn't enough for opening your hearts to these two little ones, but, THANK-YOU!!!
Nov 30, 2006 Sophie-s Mom
Elton and Peanut are absolutely beautiful. Great job taking a chance on what turned out to be a happy ending.
Nov 30, 2006 Bex
It breaks my hear and warms my heart all at the same time. They are so beautiful!
Nov 30, 2006 Barb
you are a great *mom* to your pups, thank goodness you found them!! and they are freakin adorable!!
Nov 30, 2006 sindyloowho
11 biscuits. They survived because of the love your family has given them. 11 angels to you.
Nov 30, 2006 Happymommy
Wow you must have a very big house and yard for all that Greyhound fun and frolic. Enjoy your two new adorable additions.
Nov 30, 2006 gryt
Those kids know a thing or two about napping! I love that the two brothers get to stay together too. Little sweeties...
Nov 30, 2006 Bunnied816
What a fine pair!! Way to go, rescuing! Watch out though!! They're clearly resting up for something - and considering the amount of rest needed, it's gonna be something BIG!! ;-) Happy adventures to you all!
Nov 30, 2006 jenniferlea
I have never seen greyhound puppies before - how cute! Glad to hear they are in good health and living a happy life with their humans and greyhound family in the country! I'm sure they're very greatful to have such generous humans!
Nov 30, 2006 Cheysmom
Just a thank you for people with your compassion!!!!!!!!!
Nov 30, 2006 Kathy
Today's my birthday, and your post was a lovely birthday present for this greyhound-lover. I'm glad Peanut and Elton are doing so well and are so happy. Congratulations on your lovely furkids.
Nov 30, 2006 Stella-s mom
All they needed was a chance. That and lots of TLC and love. I have a pound puppy (now 5) and she "knows" she was spared and it the most lovable 88 pound lap dog. A true member of the family.
Nov 30, 2006 anon
what wonderful people you are! and what absolutely adorable puppies! I just realized that I've never seen a greyhound as a puppy and am completely disappointed in having missed out on this cuteness for so long!! They're absolutely beautiful. I especially love the pic of tiny Elton cuddled up for a nap with her big brother/sister.
Nov 30, 2006 Julia
Look at those trim little bellies!!!! Ohhh, I want to snuzzle them! Such pointy schnozzolas, too! I love the protuberant noses of greyhounds and whippets. One of my rescues is part Italian greyhound (he even has the chest spot), and his nose literally looks like it was attached as an afterthought--it pokes out amazingly.

I would LOVE to see your adult greyhounds in the Grown-Up Puppies section. I am a huge fan of greyhound rescue. Kudos for taking on these pups, and for sharing your home with adult long-legged beasties.
Nov 30, 2006 Mar Mar
WOW! they have the most beautiful eyes ever!
I loooove the story! I love Elton Peanut!!!!!!!! <3
Nov 30, 2006 Mar Mar
WOW! they have the most beautiful eyes ever!
I loooove the story! I love Elton Peanut!!!!!!!! <3
Nov 30, 2006 Robin
Aw.. so sweet of you to take them in, they look so happy in your home!
Nov 30, 2006 smiss
I'm so happy people are out there that not only have the compassion to take care of such ill puppies, but also the means to do so. (I have the compassion, but I unfortunately lack the means).

And if Peanut needs more pillows, by God get him more! :) You are very lucky to have such a wonderful puppy family.
Nov 30, 2006 Always 11 Biscuits!
Elton and Peanut deserve 11 biscuits!
Nov 30, 2006 Spike
They are so lucky you live out where they can run and play. Adorable.
Nov 30, 2006 emmiesnana
it is so wonderful to know there
e are still kind and loving people like you out there







Elton and peanut are so lucky to have found you 11 biscuits should go to you!!!! Good luck for the futre with many happy years ahead
Nov 30, 2006 annette
BEAUTIFUL ELTON AND PEANUT!! MANY HAPPY, HEALTHY YEARS WITH YOU!! LUCK YOU!! LUCK THEM!!KISS, KISS, KISS!!!
Nov 30, 2006 Robin Straight owner of a Sammy
God BLess You!!!

Merry Christmas, Ia m sure Snata will find the brood!!!
Nov 30, 2006 Satamama
They are RIDICULOUSLY cute. I extra-especially love how they sleep on each other's necks!

All the greyhounds I've ever met were rescued racers, which means growing up with a lot of discipline and hard work, and not always being loved like a member of the family. These guys are so lucky to be pets right from the start, and I wonder if their personalities will be different because of it.
Nov 30, 2006 Bridget
What a wonderful story, thanks for sharing.
Nov 30, 2006 Spike-s Mom
May your heart be blessed for your many acts of kindness. You set an example we all should remember in the world we live in today. Beautiful story!
Nov 30, 2006 Care
oh I love it when greyhounds lay on their backs like that!!! They are so cute!
Nov 30, 2006 DogMom
TOO CUTE! Thank you so much for rescuing them and giving them the chance to live a great life! I realized when I saw your pictures that I have never seen a greyhound puppy before--only adults! They are adorable. Good luck!
Nov 30, 2006 Jen
Such sweetie pies!
Nov 30, 2006 Rachel
What a beautiful story. May Elton and Peanut bring you many years of much-deserved joy, and vice versa.
Nov 30, 2006 art
cute. super cute. the black one looks like a colt sleeping. but i can't help wondering what the breeder would have done if he couldn't find a home for these sickly pups. no money to be made so... what happens?
hmm....
Nov 30, 2006 CubbieLove
5 huge dogs?! I can't even imagine that! I love that you have 3 ex-racing dogs. I have heard they make wonderful pets.
Nov 30, 2006 nimikov
Dont think ive ever seen GH pups before, oddly.. they are alot fuzzier looking than the adults. Heh. They are really something else..
Nov 30, 2006 christine
11 biscuits are not enough! I have two retired racers and love seeing the rare greyhound pups. They are wonderful pets!
Nov 30, 2006 ilovedogs
Wow!!!! This is one awesome story!!!!!!! Elton and Peanut are sooooo cute!!!!!!! I am glad that they survived!!!! All the pics are fantastic!!!!!!! I hope they become big healthy dogs!!!!!! Greyhounds they are absolutely adorable and amazing dogs!!!!!! 11 biscuits are never enough for cute dogs!!!!!
Nov 30, 2006 -cj-
beautiful story. thanks for saving 'em.
Nov 30, 2006 Animefreak
What a wonderful story! I can see why they are so spoiled, you can't say "no" to faces like that!
Nov 30, 2006 Terri
I have a 16 year old ex-racing greyhound who has brought me such joy all these years - I've often wondered what she must have looked like as a puppy - these dogs are the BEST!!!
Nov 30, 2006 BRITTANY
I'VE ACTUALLY NEVER SEEN A GRAY HOUND PUP EITHER HMM...WOW I LUV THE WAY THEY LOOK!! I AM SO HAPPY U SAVED THEM I AM A TYPE OF PERSON LIKE THAT TOO!!! I WISH I COULD SAVE MORE I ALREADY SAVED MAY B 5 DIFFERENT DOGS!! I HAVEN'T SEEN NE OTHER DOGS TO SAVE I ALSO DOG SIT AND STUFF SO I REALLY LUV DOGS!!! WHO WOULDN'T?! WELL GOD BLESS U AND YOUR PUPS AND I HOPE THEY STAY HEALTY AND HAVE A GOOD LIFE :)
Nov 30, 2006 othostice
I realized as I viewed the photos that I had never seen a greyhound puppy before. Perhaps because they are used for racing, you rarely see anyone with a puppy. Usually, they are adopted from tracks fully grown. What beautiful, sweet-faced animals!
Nov 30, 2006 your iggy cousins Beau & Nicholai
Dont be fooled by their cute looks! THEY'RE CRAZY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nov 30, 2006 Amy and Tony
These are my sister's puppies. Peanut and Elton have grown into handsome men. Peanut's best friend in the world is one of my iggy's. They play together and Peanut is so gentle with him. Make a fast friend, adopt a greyhound!
Nov 30, 2006 Jessica
Hello!! just to tell you that you are a good person God Bless you, you did a great job with those puppies ; they look beautiful and healthy. I wish to you the best, byee
Nov 30, 2006 Jessica
This dog is uuuuug-ly!!!!!!!!!
Nov 30, 2006 renee
Wow Simply Amazing!!!!! They are so adorable. They look so soft and silky to touch. I've never seen GH babies before. I never knew they came in black. Will their eye color stay hazel? You are angels for taking in these two and raising them. Your story is so sad then wonderful. Your family is wonderful for being so caring and loving and understanding. You have the biggest hearts to take in these beautiful animals. I've always admired the adults and felt bad for their mistreated lives but these babies are awesome looking. And when they grow up they will just look lean and beautiful.
Nov 30, 2006 Orora
Greyhounds rule! Adorable bay-bees...
Nov 30, 2006 by Hattie 11/30/06
Greyhound puppys are soooo cute!!!!!
Nov 30, 2006 Samantha Gee I-m a puppy Lova!
AAAAAAAAWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!! they r so adorable luv them!
Nov 30, 2006 IACHOP
I KNOW THESE EX PUPS AND BELIEVE ME THEY ARE HUGE NOW AND LIVIN LARGE. I'M SURE THE GREYHOUND LOVERS WOULD LOVE TO SEE PICTURES OF THEM AND THERE OTHER ADOPTED SIBLINGS ALL GROWN UP
Nov 30, 2006 alice
O what gorgeous snuggled-up-or-sprawled-acro
ss-the-bed houndlets! Well done for making them well, they look like they're in for a great life. And you might lose the use of your bed, but it'll be worth it!
Nov 30, 2006 Nadine
Peanut and Elton are just gorgeus and they are so very lucky to have you. Bless you for taking them in and taking such good care of them.Lots of hugs and kisses to Peanut and Elton!
Nov 30, 2006 Smoochies
To Elton, Peanut, you're a couple of lucky cutie patooties. And to your family: God bless all of you. You're awesome
Nov 30, 2006 Poohmama
Elton and Peanuts you are the cutest things ever!!! What a wonderful story. May you have many healthy happy years running and playing together. God Bless your family for rescuing Greyhounds. Merry Christmas and God Bless!!
Nov 30, 2006 GreenPug
They arre so cute. i love them you must be happy.
Dec 1, 2006 from whippets home to greyhounds-
What a lovely story... from Portugal, my best whishes to Elton and Peanut and to the whole familly.
Dec 1, 2006 lala and panesita
all puppies are adorable and cute.I love these cute puppies and the family that recued them
Dec 1, 2006 txmadre
God bless you!
Dec 1, 2006 txmadre
God bless you!
Dec 1, 2006 gretygirl
Greyhounds DO rule...they are the most special dogs. And the puppies areadoralbe!!!! And I have alwys owned greys and will have nothing less.
Dec 1, 2006 renee
Every dog is special and beautiful in it's own way. I think these two are exceptionally gorgeous. So silky!!!!!!!!!!!!! I just want to run my hand through their fur. (not meant to be creepy) They look so soft and
Dec 1, 2006 cockapooluvr1010
how adorable
Dec 1, 2006 trevan
Yo love! yepo i 'gree with u homedog! Day shouldnt say nudin bad. I LIKE YOUR DOGS!!!!
Peace out homey g skillet applepie!!!
Dec 1, 2006 smileJesuslovesyou!
I'm in love............with your dogs!!! Jesus bless you for saving them!!! Have a good christmas with them!!
Dec 1, 2006 jessica hater2
u stink all of u that dont like those adorable puppies!
Dec 2, 2006 GoPups
AAAAAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!
!!!!!I LOVE the snuggling on top of each other pic!!!!!!!!!!SOOO sweet!!!!

God bless you for taking on these poor widdle sweeties!!!!!!The world needs more like you!!!!:-]:-]:-]!!!!

Jessaca,do you find that amusing or somthing?Are you waiting at home to see what comments come your way?I hope I have noy given you that pleasure.

CUTE PUPS!!!!:-]:-]:-]:-]
Dec 4, 2006 Jill
They are sooooooo cute!!!!!!
Dec 6, 2006 Deb and Diz
In 1989 my little four month old black greyhound boy named Peanut died from a liver shunt. I am so happy to see him back and living a fantasy life. I have four greys and think they are the most wonderful dogs I have ever had! Give Peanut and Elton hugs and kisses for me.
Dec 6, 2006 Puppy♥Lover
what a nice person and what cute dogs! aww i love greyhounds i met an italian greyhound once he was a cute little guy! like a miiature version of a greyhound and anyone elton and peanut...sooo cute once again had to say it bye bye xoxx
Dec 7, 2006 Peanut and Elton-s Mommy
Peanut and Elton have sadly lost their "adoptive mommy", Bear one of our ex-racers. (She is the one in the picture cuddling with Elton). She was 11 years old and died of kidney problems, she was a great gal. With the loss of one of our precious greyhounds we have welcome a new puppy into our family, Ellie Jelly. She is a 3 pound, 4.5 week old greyhoud puppy. Her mom had stopped feeding her litter and turned violent toward her puppies and actually killed 3. So Ellie has come to live with us because her mom has stopped caring for her and Ellie doesn't have the physical building to be a racer. Peanut loves her and cuddles, kisses and plays with her when she is awake. Elton is getting use to the change but was not imprssed with her when she first came. She is a little playful monster already! We are so lucky to be able to rescue greyhounds and I wish we could take in more.
Dec 19, 2006 annetudgey
I love these puppies! Like som many commenters before, I've never seen greyhound puppies. I have a retired greyhounds blog and I'd like to put this posting on there - if anyone's interested in ex-racing greyhounds, feel free to visit http://ex-racing-gre yhounds...

Anne
Jan 5, 2007 Zoeyann2
oooo i would dye to haveon these puppies!!!!!!!! there are all so CUTEEEE!!!!!
LOVE,
ZOEYANN2
Aug 5, 2007 gill
Peanut and Elton are adorable. Thank God they are getting better and thriving. They look like they have a happy household. You have your hands full, but they are a blessing to you. Have fun!
Sep 22, 2007 Terry C
RIP, Peanut!

RIP. Bear!
Sep 25, 2007 bulldogmom
Sweet babies. God only takes the best of dogs, so early...
Jan 6, 2008 sylvanbliss
If I understand Peanut and Elton's Mommies post from 12/07/06 correctly, it was Bear that passed on, not Peanut. It's a shame they lost their mother figure. Bear must have been a big help getting these pups in good health.

I found it very interesting that the pups don't have the long legs yet. Never saw a greyhound puppy before!

Rest in peace, Bear. Bless this pack of grateful greys and their people who love them.
Feb 4, 2008 amebee16
oh my...the are probably the cutest puppies i've ever seen!!!! =)
Feb 6, 2008 shellyrini
Peanut and Elton, your story made me cry. Bawling right here at my desk.. So precious you are and it is quite obvious how much you love one another. You both brought each other through this traumatic event, but thank God you pulled through. I hope you give your humans lots and lots of kisses to show your appreciation. What great people they are to take you in and nurse you back to healthy, vibrant, gorgeous boys. Oh do I wish I could meet you both. thanks for making my day. God bless you both and your family. Lots of belly rubs, kisses and treats for you guys. What a great story.
Feb 22, 2008 beth
Cute little guys...and I love their names!
Mar 23, 2008 hbaldus208201
Sadly, Peanut did pass away in May of 2007, he was 2 months shy of his 2nd birthday. He had gotten sick and his little body could not handle it, when he passed he looked so peaceful and he wasn't hurting anymore. Elton and Ellie miss him but none more than me, everyday. He has become a legend now...The Great Peanut-o-saurus, just thinking about him makes you smile. I wouldn't have traded Peanut for the world and would do it all over again in a heart beat even though I only got him for less then two years. :)
May 31, 2008 wolfgirl66
THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL AND I HOPE THAT YA'LL HAVE MANY WONDERFUL YEARS TOGETHER!
Jun 30, 2008 ercypay
AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW! cutie cutie cutie cute dogs! luv ya both! hugs and kisses! XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO XOXOXXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO
Nov 24, 2008 Dachshund lover
cute
Dec 16, 2008 Dachshund lover
awwwwwwwwwwwww i love elton and peanut too
Jan 20, 2009 georgia04
Cute little sacks of sugar with tails! Give these two lots of love for me. I am so glad they healed from their illness.
Sep 6, 2009 Carrie76
What gorgeous little pups ;-0 we got our greyhound as a 4 year old rescue so had no idea what cute pups these beautiful dogs make.
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