Mission Statement of Greyhound Adoption of Greater Rochester, NY




Greyhound Adoption of Greater Rochester, NY, is a racing neutral non-profit 501(C)(3) all volunteer organization. We believe every greyhound retired from racing deserves the chance for a real home and loving family. Our goal is to bring hounds and homes together. 

"Daisy" and "Angel" dreaming of summer!  Aren't we all? 




To that end, we will make every effort to provide information on not only the unique qualifications of greyhound adoption, but on realistic expectations as well ... to offer ongoing support and guidance to those families who have made an educated, responsible commitment to adopt ...and to hold the welfare and well-being of the greyhounds above all other considerations.

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  • New Available Dog We have a female in foster and ready for a new home: meet Ruby on the Available page! Next transport is on the 25th--there will be one dog in foster and available if not adopted before then. :)
    Posted Mar 8, 2017, 5:00 PM by Erica Erkkila
  • Transport Today 5 retired racers made it safely to Rochester today. Two are adopted already; two are pending adoption; and one is available (a cat friendly black female). Check Available for more information on NB's Daredevil and see more photos from transport in Photos. 
    Posted Jan 22, 2017, 2:17 PM by Erica Erkkila
  • More updates Added more Garden Factory photos here and under Photos. Also, added a new page under FAQS, Etc. : What to Expect on Your Home Visit.
    Posted Dec 28, 2016, 4:01 PM by Erica Erkkila
  • Garden Factory Meet and Greet Pictures from today's meet and greet are posted here and on the Photos page.
    Posted Dec 11, 2016, 4:12 PM by Erica Erkkila
  • Latest Transport/Birthday Party We had another transport today! We brought seven retired racers to the area--six are adopted and one is pending. Check out the Available page for more details and see some pictures of the handoff here. Congrats to all the new owners! Don't forget also that the annual GAGR birthday party is next Sunday November 13 at the Finger Lakes Pet Resort (formerly Boomtowne) in Farmington!
    Posted Nov 6, 2016, 5:35 PM by Erica Erkkila
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