Why should I adopt a greyhound?
Help make a difference in the lives of rescued greyhounds through greyhound adoption. The adoption process is straightforward and simple. It is designed to ensure that you get the dog of your dreams. A dog that will fit in well with your lifestyle, your family, and any other pets you may have. When you adopt a greyhound, you are saving a dog in need. By adopting, you are making room for other greyhounds to be rescued. Please be aware that adopting a greyhound is a commitment for the life of the dog.
4 Steps to Adopt
What are the 4 steps to adopt a greyhound?
- Complete and submit the adoption application along with the $150.00 application fee made payable to GPA/LA&MS to 25 Pipes Loop, Covington, LA 70435.
- Interview with your local GPA/LA&MS placement representative.
- Agree on the right greyhound for you, pay the balance of the adoption fee, and welcome your new greyhound into your home.
- Receive continued support from GPA/LA&MS. By adopting you are not only gaining a new fur-friend, you will belong to a special group devoted to this unique bread of dogs. You will find yourself with a new set of friends that can lend a hand and answer any questions or concerns you may have.
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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.