Adopt or Foster Today!
Adopt a greyhound
Adopt a greyhound today! The adoption process is straightforward and simple. It is designed to ensure that you receive the dog of your dreams. A dog that will fit in well with your lifestyle, family, and other pets. Please be aware that adopting a greyhound is a commitment for the life of the dog. Contact us today to learn more about adopting a greyhound.
Foster A Greyhound
Fostering means taking a retired racing greyhound from the track after they have been spayed or neutered into your home to acclimate the dog to life after racing. It may last from one week to several months depending on the specific situation.
How you can help
Greyhound Pets of America
What Drives Greyhound pets of america LA/MS
Greyhound Pets of America is a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation founded in 1987 and is the largest single non-profit Greyhound adoption group worldwide, made up of numerous chapters. Serving Greyhounds and people throughout Louisiana and Mississippi, GPA LA/MS is staffed exclusively by volunteers who are dedicated to finding responsible, loving, permanent homes for retired racing greyhounds and younger dogs that did not become racers.
To continue to be able to love and care for the available Greyhounds while we are in the process of finding the perfect home for each of them, we need you! There are many ways volunteers can help Greyhound Pets of America LA/MS. If you are interested in learning more about becoming a volunteer with Greyhound Pets of American LA/MS, please contact us by telephone at 985-796-5500.
Upcoming Meet & Eat
GPA LA/MS Meet & Eat
Location: Changes each month
Contact: Cathy Lemoine (985) 796-8783
How You Can Help Greyhound Pets of America LA/MS!
- Like us on Facebook!
- Tell your friends about our program. Many people still don’t know that these elegant loving dogs are available for adoption as pets for the same or less cost than many other purebred dogs!
- Volunteer to help us. We need help in fund-raising, writing grant requests, public relations, foster care, transporting dogs, doing pre-placement home visits and interviews.
- Make a donation. As a non-profit organization, we incur many expenses not recovered by the nominal adoption fee. We will gratefully accept donations of money or supplies and we will be happy to provide you with a copy of our 501 (3)(c) determination from IRS.
- iGive. You can generate donations for GPA LA/MS by shopping at its more than 1,500 online stores. To get started, register with iGive and follow the prompts. Then click “Choose Cause” and type in Greyhound Pets of America – Louisiana & Mississippi. Follow the instruction by installing the iGive button.