STEPS TO ADOPT FROM GREYSAVE
Once you've decided that a greyhound is right for you, and that you're ready to adopt, here's what you do.
1. Complete a GreySave Adoption Application
GreySave usually has a number of greyhounds ready for adoption, and we're always looking for new foster homes and permanent homes. To fill out an adoption application, click here. Read our Adoption Policies at the bottom of this page.
2. Schedule a Home Visit
A placement representative will contact you, answer any questions you have, and set up a time to visit you in your home. Read about the purposes of our home visit here.
3. Choose Your Greyhound
Once you adoption application has been approved, we will work with you to match your greyhound preferences and needs to the greyhounds we have under our care based on their personalities and their needs. At that point you you will be able to contact the foster families directly and arrange to meet the dogs. It's then up to you to decide which dog you want.
4. Sign the GreySave Adoption Agreement
See the bottom of the Application for Adoption for the list of agreements.
5. Pay GreySave's Adoption Fee
GreySave's greyhound adoption fee is $275 ($300 starting 1/1/17 plus $10 to cover bank charges if you pay with a credit card or PayPal). Per IRS rules none of that amount is a tax deductible as a contributions since it costs more than that amount ($700 in 2016) to ready a healthy greyhound for adoption.
Your new GreySave greyhound has received at minimum the following:
When you adopt your greyhound, you will be given a number of items such as:
6. Take Home Your New Friend!
Complete the adoption paperwork that your Adoption Representative brings and pay the adoption fee.
You now have a wonderful greyhound in your life!
GreySave Adoption Policies
To ensure that GreySave greyhounds are matched with the best possible homes, and that our adopters find the right dog for them, we have a few important recommendations, requirements and restrictions.
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