Greyhound Pets of America seeks qualified adoptive homes that are committed to responsible pet ownership. We have established formal procedures to ensure that retired racers are placed in loving homes with people who will take good care of them.
Prospective owners must understand that greyhounds need to be house pet, since they have little natural protection from the elements. Due to their breeding and training, they must be leashed when not in an enclosed area.
If, after reviewing the information on this web site, you are interested in adopting a greyhound, complete an adoption application. When your completed application is received, a placement representative will arrange a convenient time to visit with you in your home. During the visit, you and the placement representative will put together a profile of the greyhound best suited to your lifestyle and needs. While there, the placement representative will answer your questions. Should you decide to adopt and should your application be approved, your placement representative will suggest ways to make the addition of your greyhound a safe and happy experience for all concerned.
All of the greyhounds in foster placement have on file a profile completed by the foster family. We compare these profiles with the profile you and your placement representative prepared. You will then be put in touch with the foster families of those dogs which seem best suited to your situation. You are welcome to visit these dogs. When you have found the greyhound of your dreams, we will help you complete the adoption arrangements.
There is a $300 tax-deductible non-refundable adoption donation to help us cover our costs and continue adoptions. This donation goes toward the dog's neutering or spaying, teeth care (cleaning, polishing, and any extraction's that may have been necessary), worming, Heart Worm test, and shots (DHLPP, Rabies, Bordatella and Corona vaccinations), all done before the greyhound goes home with you. Each dog is supplied a GPA identification tag, and a greyhound safety collar and matching leash.
By answering the following questions, you'll help us find greyhounds for you to choose from that are best suited to your needs, lifestyle and schedule. You are welcome to expand on any area or provide additional information in an email firstname.lastname@example.org