Greyt Readers

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 and...

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...
Koda’s Gotcha Day Story

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...
Dracula’s Story

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...

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...

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...
We Need Your Videos & Photos!

We Need Your Videos & Photos!

Image Library We are building an image library from events, foster dogs and adopted dogs to expand our marketing materials. Please upload pictures & short videos from any meet & greet events, fundraising efforts, adoption days or just fun photos of your...
American Greyhound Will Soon Have a Home!

American Greyhound Will Soon Have a Home!

In 2000, American Greyhound received its 501c3 status as an IRS recognized charitable organization. In the succeeding 17 years, our volunteers have worked their butts off to assure we were doing all we could to make life after racing, after the shelter, after the...
Shop AmazonSmile

Shop AmazonSmile

Looking for an easy way to support American Greyhound? Planning to do all your holiday shopping from your couch this year? Shop with AmazonSmile After visiting the AmazonSmile site, you can adjust your settings below the search bar at the top of the page. Hover over...
Arthur: A Story of Survival & Ear Scritches

Arthur: A Story of Survival & Ear Scritches

Arthur had a “ruff” start at life: being passed from one owner to the next several times, having an unfortunate mishap with a horse along the way, and not receiving the proper vet care. He was eventually handed off to the wonderful people of the Ohio...

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....
Back in Black Pack – 2017

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).   TGIE partners newly retired hounds with specially trained dog handlers over a ten week period to...
Social Media Post Policy

Social Media Post Policy

This policy outlines procedures for the oversight and management of American Greyhound’s social media presence. Any questions about the policy can be directed to media@americangreyhound.org. American Greyhound currently has a social media presence on the following...

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...
Pang Pang: Rescued Puppy from China

Pang Pang: Rescued Puppy from China

We were contacted in mid-March by Steve Anderson who works with the Duo Duo Project, providing assistance and support to activists in China fighting the dog-meat trade. He said that there was a greyhound in China who needed a group willing to take him and if were we...
Why I Foster by Sarah Gasienica

Why I Foster by Sarah Gasienica

I foster because I know what it’s like to be unwanted.   Many of you know that I suffer from disabling migraines. Some of you know that I have a second disability—severe depression. Until 2010, the only stability in my life was instability. All of that changed when I...
Why I Foster by Barb Coggins

Why I Foster by Barb Coggins

It was Christmas 1999, and Jeff and I took our feisty little Fox Terrier, Gracie, to PetSmart to get her pictures taken with Santa Claws. American Greyhound had a meet and greet there that day, and they had one huge, beautiful champagne fawn boy with the biggest brown...
Why I Foster by Stephanie Jones

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...
Adoption Chain Reaction by Annette Martin

Adoption Chain Reaction by Annette Martin

I can tell you the day my life changed. It was August 25, 2013. That’s the day I met a handsome black greyhound that was available for adoption through American Greyhound. I’ve had greyhounds for over 20 years but adopting the greyhound I met that day has not only...
Why I Foster by Sharon Larson

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

Why We Foster By Brooke Artley

So far, my family has fostered 15 dogs on behalf of American Greyhound (AG). This includes retired racing greyhounds, galgos, lurchers and one owner surrender returned through no fault of the dog. After researching this wonderful breed and their characteristics,...
Why I Foster by Zac Jones

Why I Foster by Zac Jones

I’ve always wanted Greyhounds. They are muscular, sleek and athletic. Beyond that, they are extremely loving and gentle animals.   After adopting John, I discovered how much this breed needs help. I talked with my wife and kids about fostering. We explained to...