Greyhound Adoption of Greater Rochester, NY (GAGR)

Have you lost or found a greyhound in our area? Call 1-877-211-1451

Due to Covid and the end of racing in Florida, GAGR is no longer adopting out dogs. The amount of greyhounds going into adoption is less than the number of applications received by various adoption groups, so currently it may be more difficult to adopt a greyhound than it has been in the past.

A group located in the Albany area, Forever Home Greyhound Adoption, has still been able to get dogs. They are a non-profit and adopt in the Albany, Syracuse, Rochester area. Their website is:

NOTE: GAGR continues to provide support to our adopters and will happily provide that support to adopters in our area who adopt from Forever Home Greyhound Adoption.

If you are interested in greyhounds, galgos, podencos and other types of sighthounds, we suggest the Sighthound Underground Their dogs are sometimes fostered in our area.

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.

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Proud owners Todd and Felicia Ansty

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.