About Greyhounds

Greyhounds are very clean, intelligent and big couch potatoes sleeping approximately 18 hours a day. Click below to learn more about this ancient breed.

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Adoptable Greyhounds

All of our Adoptable Greyhounds are in foster homes where they are learning about retired life. Enjoy reading about our current adoptable greyhounds.

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Adoption Application

Our on-line Adoption Application is designed to better recommend suitable adoptable greyhounds to you. Apply today for a chance to adopt a greyhound.

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Want to meet some greyhounds? Greyhound foster dogs and ambassadogs would love to meet you! So come out and meet the dogs and their people!

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Carly is a beautiful black greyhound who is very easy going. She greets the day with energy, enthusiasm, and a curly tail that is ready to wag anytime you look at her. Click here for more information.

Carly (Racing name CET Dr Carly)

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1/27/2018 Saturday Pet Valu Olney MD 11am – 1pm
Details at Events.


With the close of 2017, we thought you would enjoy our Greyhound Welfare Year in Review to help give perspective on how it all comes together to make GW work. It’s not magic, but it sure feels like it sometimes.

Greyhound Welfare 2017 – By the Numbers
Number of greyhound hauls: 13
Number of greyhounds fostered: 67
Number of greyhounds adopted: 62
Number of hand-sewn coats distributed: 35
Number of telephone screens and home visits: 64
Number of open houses: 97
Number of major fundraisers: 5
Annual Picnic: 1 fantastic and fun event
First adoption of the year: Kelci (fka Kelso’s Delight)
Final adoption of the year: Cooper (fka Balmoral)
Number of hearts warmed: INFINITE

Greyhound Welfare would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who makes this dream a reality. GW is a 100% non-paid volunteer-run organization and we could not do it without each one of you who give your time and your love to be a part of the lives of the hounds. Happy New Year with love from Greyhound Welfare!