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...

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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...

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Dracula’s Story

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!

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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...

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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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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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Pup Date!

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...

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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).

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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