Greyhound Pets of America was founded in 1987 to find homes for racing greyhounds when their racing careers were finished. Through the support of our volunteers and countless hours that they have given, GPA and its chapters have adopted over 80,000 greyhounds to homes throughout the country.
Victory Lap Greyhound Transport does not rehome retired racing greyhounds. Greyhounds can be adopted from one of the groups, listed below, serving an area near you. (Clicking on their logo will take you to their website.)
Connecticut Greyhound Adoption - GPA is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to find permanent, loving homes for retired racing greyhounds. To fulfill this mission, our goals are threefold: to inform and educate the public about the joys of greyhound adoption; to identify suitable, caring homes for retired racers; and, to provide pre- and post-adoption support to facilitate the transition from track to home. CGA endeavors to work cooperatively with the greyhound racing industry to help as many greyhounds as possible, including special needs dogs.
Gemini's Pampered Greyhounds, Inc. (GPG), is a 501c(3) non-profit Greyhound adoption group, based in Amherst MA. It is GPG's Mission to promote Greyhound adoption by finding responsible, loving, appropriate homes for Greyhounds that fail to qualify for racing, regardless of their age and health condition.
Operating out of Millville, NJ, Greyhound Angels, Inc. is a non-profit, Federal 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the placement of retired racing greyhounds into loving adoptive forever homes. They work with responsible and dedicated breeders, owners, and trainers throughout the racing industry to assist them in placing their retired greyhounds. They educate the general public concerning the suitability of the retired racing greyhound to become a family pet through many different community events. They offer continued support to all adopters regardless of their adoption origin. They have over 2,075 adoptions to date.
Greyhound Placement Service of NH (GPS) is a humane organization dedicated to the rescue and placement of retired racing greyhounds into responsible homes. In addition to operating our kennel, volunteers are very active in local communities to promote awareness, adoptions, behavior, proper health, and responsible pet ownership for the retired racing greyhound. GPS was incorporated in 1991 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and currently operates its kennel in Dover, New Hampshire.
GPS currently operates one kennel where greyhounds are housed prior to placement. This kennel normally has between ten and fifteen dogs available for adoption typically ranging in ages from two to twelve. The kennel is a state licensed and inspected facility and is operated solely by volunteers.
Greyhound Rescue & Rehabilitation (GRR) is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit adoption/placement organization comprised of volunteers, dedicated to raising public awareness about the ex-racing Greyhound; their gentle & loving nature, wonderful disposition and suitability as pets and companions. Our geographic focus is Westchester, Putnam, Duchess, Rockland, Orange and Ulster Counties, NY and Fairfield County and Litchfield County, CT. GRR is committed to rescuing Greyhounds and with the help of foster families, acclimating the dogs to a home environment and preparing them for adoption. We find suitable and loving homes where the Greyhounds will be members of the family, and provide our adopting families with support and assistance as needed, as well as a network of other local Greyhound owners. They have placed over 1400 greyhounds since 2000.
Greyhound Rescue, Inc. was founded in 1989. It is an all-volunteer, registered, non-profit, charitable organization. Since its inception, GRI has placed over 2,000 Greyhounds in homes throughout Maryland; Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C., Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Our mission is to find high-quality, loving homes for retired racing Greyhounds, and to educate the public about what excellent, loving pets these noble creatures make.
Greyhound Pet Adoptions/Three Rivers Greyhounds (GPA/TRG) of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania is a non-profit organization dedicated to retired racing Greyhound adoption. There are thousands of Greyhounds in the United States who are anxiously waiting for homes because they do not qualify for racing or they are retired from racing.
The mission of our all-volunteer organization is to educate the public about the suitability of Greyhounds as house pets and to find loving forever homes for Greyhounds and only Greyhounds.