Arriving early? Join us at Dascomb Cellars (corner of Copenhagen and First) Thursday, February 18, in the evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm for wine tasting and greyt conversation! And by all means, please bring your houndies.
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Hounds, bring your humans for a weekend of socializing, learning, fun, downright good food, and lots of walking around gorgeous downtown Solvang.
The event schedule will be changing to reflect what’s new at the 2016 event. Speaking of new and exciting, GAC founder and president Darren Rigg will be speaking at the Saturday night dinner/auction. You won’t want to miss hearing this engaging and entertaining person.
We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker for the West Coast Greyhound Gathering 2016, GAC founder Darren Rigg.
The founder and president of Greyhound Adoption Center (GAC), Darren Rigg was named one of the 45 People Who Changed the Dog World in the March 2015 issue of Dog Fancy magazine. The editors cited “those who have made lasting contributions to dogs and dog lovers.”
Darren was included in a list of prominent veterinarians, scientists, trainers and animal welfare pioneers who have contributed to revolutionary changes in how we care for dogs and who “have made a real difference.”
The Greyhound Adoption Center is one of the largest rescue organizations for retired racing Greyhounds. The non-profit has rescued about 6,000 Greyhounds and Greyhound mixes to date.