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Greyhounds at Gentle Giants Rescue and Adoptions
For Adoption: 8 weeks and up - Housebroken and Professionally Trained: 26 weeks and up

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MEET AND ADOPT A GREYHOUND!

 
YOU CAN AS MUCH AS DOUBLE THE LIFE SPAN OF YOUR DOG!
OUR DOGS ARE LIVING AN AVERAGE OF TWICE THEIR NORMAL LIFE SPAN!

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WE HAVE THE LARGEST SELECTION OF GIANT BREED DOGS IN THE WORLD


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THAT WE HAVE
OUR DOGS
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Our Family

  Extending Your Dog's Life As Long As Possible!

CLICK BELOW TO READ HOW OUR FEEDING AND CARE AND ALL NATURAL GENTLE GIANTS DOG FOOD CAN EXTEND YOUR DOG'S LIFE!

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SEE OUR DOGS AT HOME
DOUBLING THE LIFE SPAN OF YOUR DOG!
WATCH HOW WE FEED OUR DOGS
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Meet all of Our Gentle Giants
Great Danes
Great Dane
Borzoi
Borzoi
Great Pyrenees
Great Pyrenees
Saint Bernards
Saint Bernard
Newfoundlands
Newfoundland
English Mastiffs
English Mastiff
American Mastiffs
American Mastiff
Neapolitan Mastiffs
neapolitan mastiffs
Dogue de Bordeaux
French Mastiffs

French Mastiff
Bullmastiffs
Bullmastiffs
South African
Boerboel Mastiffs

American Mastiff
Tibetan Mastiffs
Tibetan Mastiff
Fila Brasileiro
Brazilian Mastiffs

American Mastiff
Tosa Inu
Japanese Mastiffs

Tosa Inu
Adronicus Mastiffs
Adronicus Mastiff
Spanish Mastiffs
American Mastiff
Leonbergers
Leonberger image
Irish Wolfhounds
Irish Wolfhound
American Staghounds
American Staghound
Scottish Deerhounds
American Mastiff
Greyhounds
Greyhound
Saluki
Saluki
Ibizan Hounds
Bullmastiffs
Whippets
Whippet
Silken Windhounds
American Mastiff
Sasquatch
Sasquatch
Akbash
American Mastiff
Maremma
Sheepdogs

American Mastiff
Bernese Mountain Dogs
Bernese Mountain Dogs
Bloodhounds
Bloodhound
Doodles, Woodles
Doodle
Poodles, Labradoodles
Poodle
Exotic Breeds
Ovtcharka
Peruvian Inca Orchids
American Mastiff
Unique Combinations
American Mastiff
Shelties
Sheltie
American Eskimos
Bullmastiffs
English Bulldogs
English Bulldog
Xoloitzcuintle
Xoloitzcuintle

Chinese Cresteds
Chinese Cresteds
Italian Greyhounds
Italian Greyhound
Little Giants Combinations
American Mastiff
Gentle Giants Buddies
American Mastiff
Hard of Hearing Dogs
American Mastiff
Blind Dogs
Blind Dogs
COME VISIT OUR GENTLE GIANTS STORE
GREAT GIFTS, GEAR, APPAREL, JEWELRY AND FUN STUFF
FOR PETS AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM!

  WELCOME TO GENTLE GIANTS THEATER AND MEDIA CENTER
ENJOY OUR TV SHOWS, RADIO INTERVIEWS AND NEWS ARTICLES ABOUT OUR RESCUE, OUR DOGS AND HOW WE HAVE THEM LIVING SO LONG!

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CLICK BELOW TO ENTER OUR THEATER,
LISTEN TO OUR RADIO SHOWS, OR READ ARTICLES ABOUT US!

RADIO SHOWS TV  SHOWS NEWS ARTICLES
Radio Shows

TV Shows News Articles
About Us Adopting a Gentle Giant or a Little Giant We're on TV!
About Us
group of GG dogs
Gentle Giants has Traditional Breeds
and Exotic Dogs from Around the World

Burt, Tracy and Melody with their rescue dogs
Burt, Tracy and Melody Ward and
some of their many Gentle Giants

Tracy, Melody and Great Dane puppy
Tracy and Melody hug "Cougar"
a Great Dane Puppy

Adopting a Gentle Giant or a Little Giant
adopting 3 Gentle Giants
We have 45 different traditional and unique
breeds from all over the world to choose, all
of which are behaviorally trained, easy to
handle, great with kids, and socialized with
dogs, cats and other animals


Lola, Falcor and adopter
"Falcor" a South African Boerboel Mastiff puppy
has a new family, including a new girlfriend,
"Lola" a Bullmastiff


more adoption info

Melody and rescue dogs
Melody sits with her gentle giant friends:
"Butkis" a fawn English Mastiff; "Saint Bea"
a Saint Bernard; "Snow White" a white English
Mastiff puppy; and "Bubba" a giant fawn
Great Dane puppy

We're on TV!
We're on TV

Our Gentle Giants watch us
and themselves on TV!

Burt and Tracy on TV

Tracy comforts a rescued Great Dane
Tracy on TV

TV Shows
Radio Interviews
Magazines and Newspapers
Enjoy Our 30 Minute TV Show!
Gentle Giants Theater
Watch Our 'Herd' of Gentle Giants!

Huell Howser and Burt
Huell Howser and Burt shake hands
after taping Huell's popular PBS series
"Visiting with Huell Howser"


Watch a TV clip from Burt's role on
SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants
Burt portrays the voice of "Young Barnacle Boy"

Ellen TV Show
Vanessa Williams talks about getting her
Great Dane "Willa" from Gentle Giants


Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams and family with
former Laker star Rick Fox adopt their
Great Dane "Willa" from Gentle Giants


Burt Ward on Good Morning America
Burt and Adam guest on Good Morning America

Goord Moring Hawaii
Burt guests on Good Morning Hawaii

Our TV Shows

Visiting with Huell Howser
KCET - PBS - Los Angeles

Adoption Tales*
Animal Planet

Pet Story*
Animal Planet

Amazing Tales*
Animal Planet

Super Heroes; Where Are They Now?*
VH1

Woof! It's a Dog's Life*
PBS

Hard Copy
CBS

Inside Edition
CBS

Entertainment Tonight
Syndicated

* Rerun regularly - Check your TV listings for times and dates



available Gentle Giants

available dogs

puppies and more puppies

Puppies, Puppies and More Puppies!
Borzoi puppies
Borzoi puppies

Great Dane puppies
Great Dane puppies

Saint Bernard pups
Saint Bernard puppies

Xoloitzcuintle pups
Xoloitzcuintle puppies

radio interviews and discussions

Listen to Our Radio Interviews!
Gentle Giants Radio Interviews
Hear About Our Gentle Giants!

Click the 'Play' button below each radio
to listen to our interview or discussion


old radio
Radio interview with Tracy Ward on national syndicated radio - The Stephanie Miller Show
Stephanie and Tracy discuss Gentle Giants Rescue

radio player
(be sure to turn up your volume)

silver radio
Radio interview with Burt Ward on national syndicated radio - The Stephanie Miller Show
Stephanie and Burt discuss Gentle Giants Rescue

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(be sure to turn up your volume)


gold radio
Radio discussion by Stephanie Miller on
The Stephanie Miller Show
about her adopting "Sammy" and "Max"
from Gentle Giants Rescue

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(be sure to turn up your volume)

silver radio
KFIV Modesto, CA
Dave Diamond Radio Show
Dave takes calls from listeners who discuss their
results feeding all natural Gentle Giants dog food

radio player 4
(be sure to turn up your volume)

unique breeds

Central Asian Ovtcharka
Central Asian Ovtcharka from Russia

Wirehaired Ibizan Hound
Wire-haired Ibizan Hound from Egypt

amazing combinations
Great Dane Poodle
What a rare combination!
A Great Dane combined with a Poodle,
which we call a "Doodle"

Irish Wolfhound Poodle combination
Another rare combination!
An Irish Wolfhound combined with a Poodle,
which we call a "Woodle"

Dog Fancy Magazine April 2011
Dog Fancy magazine featuring Gentle Giants

Globe Cover
globe cover April 4, 2011
April 4, 2011 Issue

Read about our Rescue and Adoption
of Gentle Giants and Little Giants
and our Gentle Giants dog food!

Long Beach Press-Telegram
Long Beach Press Telegram

Healthy Times Magazine
Healthy Times magazine

People Magazine
People magazine

Los Angeles Times Magazine
LA Times magazine

ASPCA Animal Watchers Magazine
Animal Watchers magazine

Best Friends Magazine
Best Friends magazine

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Daily Bulletin

Our Gentle Giants Home Videos Our Slide Show of
Gentle Giants Puppies!
View a Family Album!
Watch Our Gentle Giants Home Videos!
herd of dogs

Wild and wacky Home Videos,
starring our Gentle Giants and Little Giants
interacting and playing together!


Our Slide Show of Gentle Giants Puppies!
puppies for adoption
Gentle Giants Puppies are loving,
playful, and always fun to watch!


View a Family Album!
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You can view our Adoption Scrapbooks
and Family Albums starring our
Gentle Giants and Little Giants in
their new homes with their new family!


Our Family
Meeting "Our Herd" of Gentle Giants
Kids and Gentle Giants
Our Family
Burt and Tracy's wedding
Our wedding, July 15, 1990

outside with our dogs
A Family Portrait in August 1994
with our daughter, Melody, when
we started rescuing Great Danes


our family portrait
Our Kids

Our giant Great Dane puppy
Burt, Tracy and our giant
Great Dane puppy "Minato"

who stands 7' 3 1/2" tall and has
two more years of growing ahead


Our Business Careers
Ice Skating
Burt was a professional ice skater at 2 years of age
Burt was the world's youngest
professional ice skater at age 2

Acting

rehearsing on Batman
Burt rehearses with Adam West on Batman

TV Land Awards
Burt and Adam receive Lifetime Achievement
awards presented by William Shatner


Boy Wonder Studios
Burt's Boy Wonder Studios and
Boy Wonder Visual Effects have
provided visual effects for 35 major
studio feature films


Autograph signings
Autograph signings all across the U.S.
continue to support Gentle Giants Rescue


Meeting "Our Herd" of Gentle Giants
meeting our herd of dogs
Meeting "Our Herd" of Gentle Giants

meeting the herd
Everyone has a great time

meeting the herd
Fast moving action

meeting the herd
People tell us our dogs are the
friendliest dogs they have ever met

Caring for our Little Giants

Tracy holds our Little Giants
Tracy holds two of our Little Giants

Tracy hand feeds a Little Giant
Tracy hand feeds a Little Giant




Kids and Gentle Giants
little girl sits on back of English Mastiff

Gentle Giants love kids

Biggs and baby
Gentle Giants are wonderful babysitters

Child and dog say their prayers together
Boy and his best friend
say their prayers together


Melody and Dane sisters
Melody with Great Danes, Wonder Woman
and Galaxy, who are now 16 years old


Add Years to Your Dog's Life!
Our Care and Feeding Program and
Our All Natural Gentle Giants Dog Food
Our Happy Adopters
View Our Gentle Giants Facilities
Our Canine Kids Live In Our Home!
Our Longevity Program For All Dogs!
Adopting 3 Great Danes
We adopted "Princess Leah" (left) at 16 years old
(
that's twice the normal life span of a Great Dane)

We adopted "Marble" at 8 years old (center), an
energetic senior jumping on top of a rock.

And we adopted "Sadie" at 2 years old (right) - all
3 Great Danes adopted to Ed and Lindy Kalpakoff


Read how our special feeding and care program along with our all natural Gentle Giants dog food has doubled (100%) the average life span of our giant breed dogs and substantially increased the average life span of our small and medium breeds!

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Your dog is invited to a FREE
weekend buffet on us!
(please click invitation below)

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"Condor," a Retired Military War Dog that
served as a canine Marine in Afganization,
eats ONLY Gentle Giants dog food.


Burt,

Condor has never looked this good, felt this good. Your generosity and patriotism is unquestionably appreciated.

Jon

Condor, a retired military war dog
"Condor's" health has greatly improved
since eating only Gentle Giants dog food

Condor, a military war dog
"Condor's" coat, energy level and
alertness has also greatly improved

Rio and Life Flight
Life Flight with "Rio" the Rescue Dog!
Rio derives his energy and stamina
from only eating Gentle Giants dog food

stores carrying Gentle Giants dog food
Gentle Giants dog food is available in all
Stater Bros., Ralphs, Gelson's, Save Mart
and Lucky supermarkets in California, and
will soon be available all across America
(also available by mail order)

Gentle Giants dog food in Stater Bros.
Gentle Giants store display

store banner display
Gentle Giants banner display

welcome

Our Happy Adopters

happy adopters

Burt and Tracy, we had a wonderful time meeting you, the herd, and your other guests. 

What a warm and fantastic experience!

Though we're already a dog family, your wisdom and advice certainly gave us additional confidence for the 'two-dog' process.

Burt, what a treat for us, as children of the 70's, it was to meet you, a hero of ours.  Pierce and I tried very hard not to act like schoolkids, but it really was a great honor to meet the man who kept us company on Saturday mornings.

Tracy, we could have listened to you forever.  You dispense pearls of wisdom with such entertainment!  Your love for the dogs and the confidence you exude made this process so easy. 

Bless you and bless your family and bless your work - both of you.

We'll work on photos (and maybe some video!). 

Thanks to you both, and we'll be in touch.

Yours, gratefully and respectfully,

Tracy


Here is a letter from one
of our young adopters

Letter from child page 1
letter from child page 2
Dear Ivy: Thank you for taking the time
to write us such a wonderful letter



View Our Gentle Giants Doggy Resort
Communal Living with Our Canine Family
Stately Ward Manor
Stately Ward Manor

our family
Our bedroom today with 27 of 45
Gentle Giants and Little Giants
who live with us in our home!

pool at Gentle Giants
A paradise for dogs and people

another view of pool
Reef shelves for our dogs to play
in who don't like deep water

another angle of pool
A Lazy River to relax in

waterfalls over pool
14 Waterfalls and a 37' Slide

Our pool at night 1
Steam Rises from the Warm Water

Our pool at night 2
A Hot Jacussi on a Cold Night

Gentle Giants training
Amazingly, our dogs stand shoulder to
shoulder and eat in peace and harmony

our training
View Our Gentle Giants Training

socializing without fighting
Socialization without fighting

more socialization
So many different breeds happily together

Coming inside
Everyone wants to come inside after lunch


Your Photos
Photo Album
Extended Family
Your Photos
your photo
Our Adopter Fits Her Entire Face
in Her Dog's Mouth


photo album
Photo Album

extended family
Extended Family
Expert Medical and Surgical Care
Service and Therapy Dogs Holidays, Holi-Danes, Holi-Giants
Expert Medical and Surgical Care
expert medical care
Dr. Kermit Smith is a renowned vet
who has saved many dogs lives


Norco Animal Hospital
Dr. Kermit Smith and staff
pose with Burt


Dr. Ron Vered DVM
Dr. Ron Vered holds
"Avalanche"
and "Apollo"

Dr. Vered's mobile surgery center
Dr. Vered removes a tumor
from "Jade's" ear


Service and Therapy Dogs
therapy dog
We'll show you how to get your dog
registered as a service and therapy dog

therapy dog
Service and therapy dogs bring comfort
and serenity to people everywhere they go

Holidays, Holi-Danes, Holi-Giants
dane dressed as reindeir at Christmas
A Sleigh with a Great Dane Reindeer

Damian waits for Santa
"Damian" patiently waits for Santa

Halloween
A Great Dane is ready to 'trick-or-treat"

Easter with Great Dane
"Bella" meets the Easter bunny
Rescuing Dogs:
How Innocent Lives are Saved
Working with Animal Shelters
to Save Lives
Working with Other Rescues
to Save Lives
Dog caged in shelter
Rescue: How Innocent Lives are Saved

Working with Animal Shelters
to Save Lives
working with animal controls
Burt visits with Paul and Richard who bring
Gentle Giants a dog from Valley Oak
SPCA

working with animal shelters
Gentle Giants rescues "Braveheart"
from Chula Vista Animal Care


working with other rescues
Working with Other Rescues
to Save Lives
Our Prestigious Guests Your Emails, Your Letters,
and Your Photos
Your Home Videos
our prestigious guests
Our Prestigious Guests


family adopting three gentle giants

Dear Tracy and Burt,

Thank you so much for giving us the opportunity to adopt these wonderful loving Gentle Giants - "Cody" "Jewels" (a.k.a. Cupid), and "Lola."


Your Home Videos
Angel Princess marquis
Starring "Angel Princess"

When Our Gentle Giants
Protect Our Adopters
A Tribute in Memoriam
to Special People Who Have
Touched Our Lives and Hearts!
Animal Issues and Interest
When Our Gentle Giants
Protect Our Adopters
Beau saved my lfe!
"Beau" Saved My Life!

"Baby" scared off an intruder
"Baby" Scared Off An Intruder!





A Tribute in Memoriam
to Special People Who Have
Touched Our Lives and Hearts

Frank Gorshin photo
Frank Gorshin's "Riddler"
will live on forever

Steve Irwin tribute
Steve Irwin,
the ultimate animal lover


Gail Neet
Gail Neet, a great friend
and rescuer of dogs


Animal Issues and Interest

Our Letter to the Chairman of Business
and Ethics Committee, State of California,
supporting spay and neuter laws

Letter to Congressman 1
Page 1

Letter to Congressman 2
Page 2

Canine Crusaders to the Rescue Contact Us Funny Stuff
Canine Crusader Superheroes to the Rescue
Robin costume and Batmobile
From Caped Crusader to Canine Crusader:
protecting the lives of innocent animals
whose lives are at great risk


Burt as Robin
Burt as Robin

Tracy as Wonder Woman
Tracy as Wonder Woman

Burt and Tracy and animals
Burt and Tracy love animals!

Clipboard

See Our Full Sized Banner!
Gentle Giants Banner
Gentle Giants dog food is great for ALL dogs,
big and small, young and old.


Funny Stuff
funny photo of dog in dishwasher
Dog Dishwasher

wrinkly dog
Easily mistaken for a towel

Dane eats weddinf cake during wedding
A hungry Great Dane eats the wedding
cake during the wedding ceremony

female Chinese Crested tells off a male Chinese Crested
Hearing an earful!

camel limousine
Camel Wedding Limousine

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Recent Letters
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Recent Letters

On December 15, 2010, Grace wrote:
Hi Tracy and Burt,
I just wanted to touch base and let you
know that we're doing absolutely great.


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On December 20, 2010, Keith wrote:
I just wanted to share my experience
with Gentle Giants Dog Food.


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On December 21, 2010, Avalon wrote:
Dear Tracy and Burt,
It was a delight to meet you
and see your amazing facility!


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On January 31, 2011, Annette wrote:
Dear Burt and Tracy,
A few years ago a friend of ours adopted
a gorgeous Great Dane from you.


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On February 2, 2011, Julie wrote:
Hi Burt and Tracy,
Just a little note to say that Lulu is just wonderful
and we are all SO IN LOVE with her!!!!











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