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About Greyhounds

Greyhounds make wonderful family pets however, when deciding if a greyhound is the right companion for your family it is important to consider and understand the traits and backgrounds of these gentle creatures.

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Hound of the Week

  • Honda

    Honda is a gentle giant. This handsome guy came to us through our friends at the American Lurcher Project.  Honda is being fostered as an only dog and is doing well crated when he is left alone.  His house manners are good and he is quiet in the house - only barking if a cat or rabbit run by. He doesn't try to get on the furniture or jump on people and is generally happy to be in the same room as his foster folks, laying nearby or looking out a window.  Honda does need to be reminded not to counter surf occasionally, any food up there is right at nose level and is a pretty big temptation. Honda is the independant type - although he will come over for affection, he isn't needy and is content to lay on a dog bed close to his folks. He's very gentle taking treats and doesn't seem to be possessive with food or toys. He loves his toys can can be very playful. Click on his picture above to see his playful side! Honda loves being outside and would really like to have a fully fenced yard in his forever home.  He also…

 

 

  • December. 01

    Angel Tree - Pet Planet, Ranch Market, Strathmore

    Thanks to the generosity of the folks at Pet Planet in Strathmore, all of our dogs in foster care in December received their own Christmas package.  It certainly made Christmas a little more special for each of them.  On behalf of all our foster dogs, thank you Pet Planet, Strathmore.  

     

  • December. 03

    APPLICATION UPDATE

    If you are considering adopting a greyhound or lurcher, please review the information provided below before submitting an application and review the information on the site regarding our adoption process. Note that as of September 1, 2018, NSGA will no longer place greyhounds and lurchers in homes with children under 3 years of age. 

    For any applications received that have cats in the home currently, it is unlikely that we would be able to place a dog in your home before late spring of 2019.  We would not be doing the phone interviews and home visits until such time that a suitable dog is available.  We ask  that you respect the time commitment made by our volunteers to answer emails, make phone calls and complete home visits.  If you are not willing to wait for a suitable dog to be available - please don't submit  an application. 

    We also respect the time commitment made by other adoption groups and ask that if you are also working with another group, that you not submit an application to NSGA until such time as you have withdrawn it from the other group.   

  • February. 20

    MEET AND GREETS

    Meet and Greets provide a greyt opportunity to meet greyhounds in person and talk to their owners about the joys of adopting a greyhound or lurcher.

    Meet & Greets are hosted by NSGA volunteers who typically bring their own pets along with them. There will not necessarily be "adoptable" dogs at each outing as these events are intended to be a starting point for those considering adoption. You will however, have the chance to meet some lovable hounds, scratch a few ears, and gather information about our organization.

    To see a  complete list of our scheduled meet and greets, click on Read More below  Please be aware that changes to scheduled meet and greets are sometimes necessary and check back here to confirm locations, dates and times.

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