Greyhound Pets of America Greater Northwest
Adopt an ex-racer from GPAGNW

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**Adopters must have a completely fenced yard or dog run. Invisible fences are not acceptable.

**Adopters understand that greyhounds are house dogs and family members. They are not to be kept outside or shut away from the family inside the house.

**Adopters understand that retired racing greyhounds MUST BE KEPT ON LEASH AT ALL TIMES unless in a controlled situation such as their home or a fully fenced area.

**Adopters understand that for the first few weeks, the Greyhound needs to be let out halfway through the day if the family is away from home all day.

**Adopters must understand that it takes three months on average for the dog to be totally settled into its new home and routine, and must be willing to be patient with the dog for this period.

Once you have been pre-approved for adoption by a GPAGNW representative they will work diligently to help you choose the right Greyhound for your lifestyle and family, as well as offer continued support once a Greyhound has been placed into your home. Our adoption forms are available through the link below. Adobe Acrobat reader 5.0 or higher is required to open the forms, please save it to your hard drive and print it out (you may also open the forms online to print out) to give to an adoption rep closest to your area. NOTE: Please hit your back button to return to this page. If you are unable to open the documents, please call our 800 phone number or email one of our contacts through the contact page and the forms will be mailed to you.

**GPAGNW Application & Quiz Form Download**

(Please note: We do not use any tracking software to gather information about you when you download forms from our website.)

We also recommend reading the following books that are available through "The Greyt Boutique" link on the left side menu.

  • Greyhound Owner's Manual
  • Greyhounds For Dummies by Lee Livingwood
  • Adopting the Racing Greyhound by Cynthia Branigan
  • Guide to Adopting an Ex-Racing Greyhound by Carolyn Raeke



Standard fee: $325.00
7 and 8 year olds: $250.00
7 and older returned dogs: $225.00
Dogs 9 years and older or two seniors adopted together: $250.00
Dogs with medical problems: $250.00 and down to $50.00, depending on the severity.


Value of a Greyhound = $50.00
Donation/Contribution = Anything more than $50.00


Total Adoption Charge is $325.00
The Value portion of that charge is always the same, $50.00. Therefore, the Donation/Contribution portion of that charge will be $275.00 for income tax charitable deduction.

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