It’s easy to look at the big man that is Halbert (formerly Haleon) and see that he lives a life of luxury. Nothing but his iggy friend Khaos, warm blankets, beloved Duckie, and favorite chair for the foreseeable future. But that wasn’t always the case. This kind...
Our Greyt Readers Program! American Greyhound conducts a wonderful program where we bring our dogs to local libraries and children can come read to them. Currently, our volunteers participate in programs at six different library locations, both in Indiana...
Attention All Coffee Lovers!!!
Grounds and Hounds Coffee Discount!! Do you like coffee? We do. Do you like really awesome fresh roasted premium organic coffee in a variety of flavors and styles? Re REALLY DO! And if you do too, you are in luck! A wonderful premium coffee roasting company by the...
Fourth of July Fireworks and Loud Noises
It's that time of year again, the Fourth of July. It's a take of family fun and celebration, but for many of us, it is a cause of great anxiety for our pups. What can we do to help keep our pups safe and have less anxiety? Many things can help! An important thing...
Koda’s Gotcha Day Story
We went to adopt Par Lucy, now Koda at the AG picnic in 2016. She was running in the large fenced area and even with several of us trying, it took over an hour to catch her. She was so very shy and terrified of our two children. She wasn’t much of a fan of other dogs...
I decided to adopt a greyhound when I started looking for my 1st home to buy in the Spring of 2016. I have always had a soft spot for special needs animals and was looking for a greyhound who needed me. I looked at every adoption group in the midwest! In August, I came across American Greyhound and saw they had a younger guy who was going blind, had lost most of his tail to happy tail, and had (has) the perfect name!
American Greyhound to Help the Galgos!
If you were at the auction on Saturday night, April 28 you already know about the big surprise we unveiled, which was that during our live auction, we rolled out six galgo dogs, fresh off a flight from Madrid, Spain! For those of you who aren't familiar with the...
How to Treat Arthritis in Dogs: Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, NSAIDs, and More
Good information on how to manage pain your pup suffers from arthritis By T.J. Dunn, Jr., DVM Glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and other nutritional supplements are widely used to treat dogs with arthritis. The reason is simple: Arthritis will afflict most dogs as...
Would You Please Consider Fostering?
American Greyhound is always looking for foster homes to host these new retirees while they wait for their forever families to come along. All veterinary and medical care costs are covered by the organization and we will supply you with a kennel and any other supplies...
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10 Ways to Help Protect Your Dogs’ Feet in the Cold Temperatures
With the temperatures dropping and the snow rising, we wanted to pass on some tips to keep your best friends paws safe and healthy while out on your winter walks. Check Their Paws Regularly This is probably an obvious tip but one that folks sometimes don't...
American Greyhound Will Soon Have a Home!
We closed on the sale of a 10 acre parcel of property in Liberty Township, Porter County, Indiana, where, come Springtime of next year, we intend to break ground and build a shelter for our long-nosed friends.
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A Freezin’ Good Reason for People with Warm Hearts to Support American Greyhound!
November is the month to remind us to be thankful for the many things in our life. What better way to show your appreciation for your hound than by joining American Greyhound’s 2018 Polar Bear Plunge?
Arthur: A Story of Survival & Ear Scritches
… So if you ever get the honor of meeting this gentle boy don’t pity him, that’s not what he wants, rather a few ear rubs and hug would do.
On July 23, 2017, a litter of 7 puppies came to American Greyhound. The cute pups captured the hearts of many, and we wanted to give everyone a glimpse of greyhound life that rescue groups rarely see: puppy hood. Brandi writes: Quasar is doing really well. She's...
Back in Black Pack – 2017
Every year, American Greyhound is committed to finding forever homes for a loving pack of black beauties that have gone through The Greyhound Inmate Experience (TGIE).
Social Media Post Policy
This policy outlines procedures for the oversight and management of American Greyhound’s social media presence.
Why I Foster by Timon Nimtz
Why do I foster? Fostering takes a lot of work, but American Greyhound makes it convenient, and seeing the foster greyhound come out of his/her shell is beyond rewarding. The reason why I foster is I love the feeling I get from knowing I've provided a safe place and...
Pang Pang: Rescued Puppy from China
We have learned a great deal about the dog-meat trade by our association with Pang Pang.
Why I Foster by Sarah Gasienica
“I foster because I know what it’s like to be unwanted. ”
Why I Foster by Barb Coggins
I try to keep the mentality that if you adopt, you save one dog. If you foster, you can save many. Like maybe 227 deserving, sweet souls so far…
Why I Foster by Stephanie Jones
My husband has always wanted a greyhound. From the time I met him, he talked non stop about rescuing one. I really did not have an interest in greyhounds. I thought, "They're sort of strange looking. Tiny heads, big eyes, giant chests, rat-like tails. I just don't...
Adoption Chain Reaction by Annette Martin
I can tell you the day my life changed. It was August 25, 2013.
Why I Foster by Sharon Larson
Where do I even start? I have always been a ‘dog person’. Way, way back in the day, I fostered Great Danes for a short period of time. Then I was involved in Recycled Rotts. But, after losing my special needs Rottweiler, I got away from that breed. Sharon as a young...
Why We Foster By Brooke Artley
“The brief pain of losing them is far outweighed by the joy of having them.”
Why I Foster by Zac Jones
I’ve never regretted the decision to foster, in fact, I can’t image what our family would be like had we not have fostered. We are very, very close because of the greyhounds.