A heartfelt thanks to Nettie Walker from the Jells Park Greyhound Walk Group for gathering and sharing all this valuable information on social media.
Melbourne is a haven for Greyhound walking groups! Discover a group near your home and enjoy delightful walks with fellow Greyhound enthusiasts.
Check out these Facebook groups, pick the one that suits you best, and begin your walking adventures with your Greyhound!
🐾 Jells Park Greyhound Walk This group gathers monthly with their greyhounds for a scenic walk, starting in front of Madeline's. Their route includes a stop at the lake for the dogs to enjoy a dip and a drink, before circling back to the cafe. The walks are filled with laughter, conversation, and the delightful company of greyhounds.
🐾 Dandenong Ranges Greyhound Walks The Dandenong Ranges Greyhound Walks group welcomes both greyhound owners and enthusiasts for nature walks. The specific times and locations vary based on daylight and weather, with updates provided in this space. Participants are encouraged to maintain a safe distance between dogs during meets to ensure comfortable interactions.
🐾 Greyhound & Co The Greyhound & Co group meets weekly! 8:30 AM every Sunday morning at Lakeside Drive Nature Reserve in Knoxfield.
🐾 Stonnington, Central Park Greyhound Walk The monthly greyhound walk in East Malvern is a gathering for greyhounds, adopters, and foster carers, promoting the benefits of adopting and fostering these dogs. It takes place on the second Sunday of each month, meeting at 9:30 AM for a 9:45 AM start at Central Park. Participants are reminded to keep greyhounds on a lead and consider using a muzzle. A yellow ribbon on a greyhound signals the need for extra personal space.
🐾 Royal Botanic Gardens Greyhound Walk - Join the monthly greyhound walk at the Melbourne Royal Botanic Gardens. They meet 10:00 AM on the last Sunday of the month. Walk starts at 10:15 AM.
🐾 Eltham Greyhounds (and Surrounding Areas) - Meet fellow greyhounds and their owners in Eltham and nearby areas at our monthly meetups, often with coffee. Events vary in time, held on Saturdays or Sundays, and location, offering diverse walking experiences suitable for different needs. Details can be found in the Featured area or Browsing Events.
🐾 South Eastern Suburbs/Bayside Greyhound Walk - Karkarook Park This group, comprised of greyhound owners, organizes walks in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. It's an independent community where any member can arrange a walk by posting in the group. Join their monthly Greyhound walk at Karkarook Park, every third Saturday. Gather in the first carpark at 9:45 AM for a prompt 10:00 AM start.
🐾 Greyhounds of Yarraville Greyhound enthusiasts from Melbourne's inner western suburbs regularly meet in Yarraville's Cruickshank Park. This group, welcoming both hound owners and admirers, shares advice, stories, and photos in a politics-free, respectful environment. Their gatherings celebrate the shared love of Greyhounds.
🐾 Greyhounds (and other sighthounds) of Melbourne Inner North The Greyhounds of Melbourne Inner North group is for owners in Melbourne's Inner Northern suburbs to organize play dates, group walks, and dog babysitting for greyhounds and other sighthounds. It's a space to share tips and recommend sighthound-friendly local spots. The offering of greyhound-related items is allowed, but not of puppies or dogs; however, local adoption and foster links are welcome. Businesses can advertise without spamming. The group emphasizes kindness and respect among members.
🐾 Ruffey Lake Park Biggies, Whippies and Iggies Walk The Ruffey Lake Park Biggies, Whippies and Iggies Walk, organized by the Friends of Greyhound Adoption Program, focuses on helping timid and shy dogs build confidence in a friendly setting. It's a chance for potential owners to meet and interact with these dogs, offering a "test drive" experience in the serene Ruffey Lake Park, Doncaster. Meetings are held at The Boulevarde car park on the first Sunday of each month, gathering at 9:30 AM for a 10.00 AM start.
🐾 WesternPort Greyhound Group This group is for greyhound caretakers in the Westernport Bay region and surrounding areas, including Baxter, Tyabb, Somerville, Hastings, Crib Point, Flinders, and the Mornington Peninsula. It offers a chance to walk greyhounds with like-minded, safety-conscious people. The area boasts many excellent walking spots, and the hounds enjoy the companionship. All walks are on-lead.
🐾 Pakenham Greyhounds This is a group for Greyhound owners in and around Pakenham to ask questions, seek advice, and organize group walks.
🐾 Gippsland Greyhound Walk This group not only organizes regular walks for greyhound owners but also serves as a platform to promote adoption and fostering. It's a community where members can stay updated with scheduled walks and support Greyhound lovers with information in the group.