Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Charity of the Month: September

SHOPPING HERE HELPS HOUNDS! This month ALL PROCEEDS will be donated to GPA Louisville -

Greyhound Pets of America-Louisville
is a very small adoption group and we do not have a kennel or facility where we can keep greyhounds coming off the track.  We rely on foster homes as well as bringing in greyhounds when we have applications and they are approved for adoption.  Most of our greyhounds come from a kennel/track (Tri State) in Charleston, WV and there are times when we bring in some from Florida or Kansas.  We recently brought in 7 greyhounds from a kennel in Florida that was closing.

Through a unique partnership with the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), Greyhound Pets of America/Louisville has entered into a special partnership to promote responsibility and provide opportunities for career development of at-risk youth within Morehead Youth Development Center (MYDC).  This program provides transitional care and basic obedience training for newly retired racing Greyhounds, en route to their new “Forever Homes”.  This is a 12 week program and the teenage girls come from troubled homes where they do not get the love they so desire, and they most definitely get unconditional love from the retired racing greyhounds.  This is a win-win for not only the girls, but also GPA-Louisville because with the girls fostering, our group’s fosters are available to foster additional greyhounds.

We recently set a record of adopting 16 retired racing greyhounds in one month!  That averages out to approximately 4 greyhounds per week!! For more information, please visit

It's easy to help - just visit our Etsy shop and purchase anything during the month of September.  

Please visit our ABOUT US page for more information.