Turbo Lancelot
Racing Name:
Turbo Lancelot
Pet/Kennel Name:
Lancelot
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Llewellyn, Simpsonville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ferguson Family of Augusta GA 4/18/18

Lancelot is a gorgeous big shiny black male that raced at 82 lbs. He just came in from the Birmingham Adoption Kennel but didn't actually race there. He was sent there because they transport dogs to adoption groups across the country. He actually raced 132 races mostly at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He also raced briefly at Palm Beach in FL. He raced most of his career at the mid levels of racing but did get up to the top A level a few times and did win some races. He retired February 12th and has been waiting since then for a group to take him. His sire is Turbo Lennie and his dam is Gable India. Lancelot was way too interested in chasing cats to be able to live with them, but he did fine with a small Italian greyhound he met after sniffing it and realizing it was a dog. He should be fine to live with small dogs with a proper introduction. At a distance he tends to mistake most small critters for bunnies though. Lancelot is a big strong boy that needs some work on walking on leash because he wants to check out everything at once. He is very friendly and happy and just a sweet, confident, social guy. Because he is so big and strong we think he would do best in a home with no small kids that he could accidentally knock over. Lancelot could be your knight in shining, black, furry armor! What a gorgeous guy!

Lancelot had to have emergency surgery May16th of 2019. He came through the surgery fine and was sent home. He passed away at home in his sleep the night after his surgery. He was so young and only was with his family a year. He will greatly be missed. 

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Added: May 17, 2019

 

Game Changer
Racing Name:
Game Changer
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ace
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Peel in Grovetown, GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Campbell Family of Grovetown, GA 1/14/12

Ace is a beautiful brindle male that just retired from the race track where he was racing at 76lbs. He is pretty young at just 2.5 years old and was born on April 17th, 2009. He is living with a cat and the 7 and 3 year old children in his foster home so should be fine in a home with cats, kids or small dogs. Ace has really adjusted to home life quickly. He is a total love bug and will come up and lean on you to get petted - we call it a "greyhound hug". Ace is also a kisser. He loves to play with squeakie toys and gathers them all up and hoards them in his crate after he is done playing with them. His favorites are the stuffed animals. Ace enjoys running and playing in the backyard and loves playing with the other greyhounds in his foster home. His foster home says he is very intelligent and picks up on things quickly. This is a sweet, friendly, fun, boy that seems like the type that will easily fit into just about any home.

Ace lived in a wonderful home for over 7 years. His family had to help him cross the bridge due to nerve damage and pain that continued to get worse after a tumble down some stairs. Rest In Peace Ace.

His Pedigree

Added: May 15, 2019

 

Sherwin
Racing Name:
Sherwin
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sherwin
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Jacobson, Lexington SC
Adoption Status: In Process to Varney Family of Fort Mill

Sherwin just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park. He only had 3 schooling races and finished toward the back of the pack in the first two and pulled up and nearly stopped in the last one. His last race was in January so he may have been rehabbing from an injury in that last race, since he was at the track so long before they made the decision to retire him. Sherwin raced at 75lbs and is young - he won't turn 2 until June 20th. His sire is P's Gibbs and his dam is Zero. He seemed a little timid and overwhelmed when he first arrived but warmed up right away in foster care. After just a day or two he has become a friendly guy that loves attention. He is great with the other greyhounds, male and female in his foster home. He also passed his cat and small dog tests easily. Sherwin can be a little loud in his kennel so may not be a good choice for apartment living. He loves to lay on doggy beds and is slowly learning the wood floors and stairs at his foster home. He has done great with his potty training and hasn't had one accident in the house and seems to have good house manners already.

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Added: May 13, 2019

 

Arkans Velma
Racing Name:
Arkans Velma
Pet/Kennel Name:
Velma
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Minnick, Greenville SC Area
Adoption Status: Pending to the Minnick Family of Greenville SC, 5.22.19

Velma just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park in Florida. She also raced a few races at Wheeling in WV and Naples Ft Meyers in Florida. She was a pretty good racer getting up to the top A level. She ran her last race in January and hasn't raced since then so was either taking a break or had an injury she was rehabbing from. Velma is a tiny black female that raced at just 58lbs. She will turn 4 on July 29th. Her sire is Definate Opinion and her dam is Arkans BD Spring. She is a bouncy, sweet, people-oriented girl that passed her cat and small dog tests easily. She was much more interested in interacting with the people than seeing the cats or small dog. 

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Added: May 13, 2019

 

TMC's Sassy Chic
Racing Name:
TMC's Sassy Chic
Pet/Kennel Name:
Chic
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Ng, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Nelson family of Chapin SC, 5.18.19

Chic just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel in Orange Park. She also raced some of her 95 races at Wheeling in WV. She got up to the top A level briefly and even competed in a Stakes race so she was a good racer. Chic raced at 62lbs and her sire is the famous Craigie Whistler. Her dam is TMC's Moneymaker. Chic will turn 4 on November 23rd. She is a sweet, friendly girl. Chic passed her cat and small dog tests easily so should be able to live with either. She was curious about both but quickly lost interest after a few sniffs. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: May 13, 2019

 

BGR Wilee Coyote
Racing Name:
BGR Wilee Coyote
Pet/Kennel Name:
Coyote
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Atwood, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Atwood Family of Columbia SC, 5.15.19

Coyote just arrived from Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park. He raced most of his 65 races at Wheeling in WV though. He was a good racer getting up to B level at one of the best tracks. He raced his last race on Feb 1st of 2019 and came in last place. Looks like he may have had an injury that was rehabbed in hopes he could return to racing due to the amount of time he was kept at the track after his last race before they made the decision to retire him. After most minor injuries and even some more serious ones are healed, the dogs are often able to return to racing. Sometimes they just aren't fast enough after they heal up to continue racing or the old injury continues to bother them a little and they are retired. Coyote is turning 4 on May 15th. His sire is the famous Djays Octane and his dam is Ucme Chickaboom. He raced at 73lbs. Coyote is a very outgoing, happy boy. During his cat and small dog tests he was very curious and did a lot of sniffing. After a swat from the cat he lost all interest though. 

Added: May 13, 2019

 

Dutch
Racing Name:
Dutch
Pet/Kennel Name:
Dutch
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the McDaniel family of Hendersonville, NC on 5.19.19

MIXED BREED Dutch came to us from a NC shelter that thought he might be a greyhound mix. He had been found as a stray. We do have some information on him because he was microchipped. The name Dutch was listed on his microchip and it told us that he is 5 years old. Unfortunately his original owner was not able to be contacted with the info given. The original shepherd rescue group that placed him in Texas was found and contacted. They gave permission to rehome him here because of the distance. His microchip says that he is 5 years old. Dutch looks like a Dutch shepherd mix and may possibly be mixed with greyhound. Greyhound mixes are very rare here, but more common in Texas where he came from. He mostly has the Dutch Shepherd build and color but has greyhound looking ears. Dutch went through extensive temperament testing at the shelter. He passed everything with flying colors. He was fine with small dogs, cats and even kittens. He was OK with handling and gives kisses. He is friendly, but doesn't come across as really needy. He will explore by himself and then will come up and put his head on you for love. He is perfectly happy on a dog bed and doesn't seem to be a marker and hasn't had an accident inside. He had already been neutered by the previous rescue group that placed him in Texas. He eats very well and didn't seem too stressed by being in a shelter situation. Dutch has a big booming bark and will get excited when you first come home and will bark, so probably would not do well as an apartment dog. He was whiny at first as he was getting settled in his foster home. He seems to get along well with any dog he meets and gives them kisses too. Dutch should be fine as an only dog though. He travels very well and potties really well on leash. It only takes him about 30 seconds to take care of all his business on leash but if he has a yard to explore he loves to spend time outside sniffing around. He is a big brindle guy with a huge head, neck, and chest and smaller back end. He has huge feet, a round more barrel shaped body than a greyhound but does have pretty long legs and cute greyhound ears. He has more of a stiff coat than the typical greyhound. His weight was listed as 74lbs. Dutch seems like he has had a lot of training in the past. He does sit and down on command and will give his paw when asked. He works well for food and toys. He seems like he is very smart and figures things out quickly. He has definitely been a house dog because he knows what dog and human beds are and seems to have good housetraining and house manners already. He has no problem with slick floors or stairs. Dutch seems to like kids when he meets them but gets pretty excited to see them so may be a little much for small children. Dutch is strong and does pull on leash. If you remind him to heel he will come back and walk by your side so he has been trained to heel. He just needs reminders because he loves to sniff around on walks.

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Added: May 11, 2019

 

Listen Linda
Racing Name:
Listen Linda
Pet/Kennel Name:
Linda
Age:
almost 2
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Elrod (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Curtiss family 5.5.19

Linda raced for the Blanchard kennel in Jacksonville FL before retiring to a life of leisure here in the Carolinas.  She's a little girl with a sweet face and gentle manner that made everyone at the clinic fall in love with her right away.  She was a bit timid learning everything new, but learned quickly and slept the first night quietly resting in her crate.  Reactions to the cats have been mixed and her foster mom wasn't confident that she would be safe with all cats until a bit more work was done. Her sire is Defrim Bale and her dam is Arkuska Dolly. She will turn 2 on May 26th.

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Added: May 10, 2019

 

LNT Mr Freeze
Racing Name:
LNT Mr Freeze
Pet/Kennel Name:
Freeze
Age:
almost 3
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Lundberg (Augusta, GA)
Adoption Status: In Process to the Reaves family of Spartanburg, SC 5.21.19

Freeze just arrived from the Blanchard kennel in Orange Park FL. He raced most recently at their other kennel in Wheeling WV though. He raced 27 races and got up to B level so was pretty good. He took a tumble in his last race back in September of 2018 and never returned to racing after that. Freeze is a pretty calm mellow guy. He's settled in with no housebreaking accidents or counter surfing, and crates quietly as long as he has another dog with him.  When totally alone he does show some distress, so will do better in a home with at least one other dog for company.  Freeze does love to run around outside but only does a few laps in the yard. He passed his small dogs test easily and seemed to like the kids he was introduced to. He has not been cat tested yet. His sire is KC and All and his dam is DK's Leapinlizzy. He will turn 3 on June 20th. Freeze raced at 71lbs. 

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Added: May 10, 2019

 

Easi Castiel
Racing Name:
Easi Castiel
Pet/Kennel Name:
Castiel
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Mutolo (Powdersville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Aumuck family of Hampstead, NC, 5.11.19

Castiel is a red male that just arrived from Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park in Florida. He raced 48 races there and at Tri State in WV. He got up to B level so was pretty good at first but he has slowed a bit and only won one race since December even after moving to a slower track. He raced at 73lbs so is a mid sized male. His sire is the famous Djays Octane and his dam is Easi Narcissa. He will turn 3 on October 16th.  Castiel needs a home with no cats or small dogs because he tends to want to chase anything that is small and furry. He is a happy, friendly guy that is very waggy. He wagged so hard at the vet's office that he injured his tail banging it into everything and had to have it wrapped up. 

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Added: May 10, 2019

 

Libero Sweeper
Racing Name:
Libero Sweeper
Pet/Kennel Name:
Suzie
Age:
almost 2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Colflesh (N. Augusta, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Conley family of N. Augusta, SC 5.15.19

Suzie has just arrived from the Blanchard kennel at Orange Park and will be vetted at Clinton Animal Hospital.  She is a gorgeous, lightly marked, brindle girl with white socks and tail tip. Her left side almost has no brindling except a little on her shoulder. Sweet, calmer girl who roached within minutes of being placed into a kennel. Raced at 60 lbs. Will be 2 years old next month. Very little interest in either the little dog or the cat so should be fine to live with either. Her sire is Pat C Clement and her dam is U Too Serena. We placed her littermate Qest Imprint already and also placed a half brother by the same mom named Karl Malden. Both are great pets. Suzie only raced 10 races and didn't win any of those. She placed in most of her races though. She started playing with the other racers so was disqualified. Playing on the track is not allowed. Because she had a very short career, she is young and won't turn 2 until June 14th.

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Added: May 10, 2019

 

Harmonious Man
Racing Name:
Harmonious Man
Pet/Kennel Name:
Harmon
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Crouch (Greenville SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Crouch Family of Greenville SC 3/1/15

Harmon is a red male that is a big traveler racing at 5 different tracks - Abiline KS, Bluffs Run and Dubuque in IA, then on to Palm Beach and Sanford Orlando tracks in Florida. He had 51 races to his credit and raced at 71lbs so is a medium sized male. His sire is Iceman Brutus and his dam is Rocking Jade. He was born on March 19th 2010 and retired at 3 years old. Harmon rode well on the trip and didn't seem to be phased at all by traveling. He hops into the van on his own and doesn't need a boost. He settled nicely in his crate the first night and didn't make a peep. He also potties well on leash so doesn't require a fenced yard and may be a good choice for apartment living. Harmon is very friendly and happy and is a real leaner going up to strangers and wrapping himself around them for love. He needs some work on walking on leash because he is excited to check everything out and can't decide where to go first so ends up doing a lot of zig zagging but settles down after a little ways and walks beside you. He is smart and learns quickly. Harmon did great at his first meet and greet at a hockey game. He loved all the people he met adults and kids. The noises and crowd didn't phase him. He had a great time! He met some small dogs outside that were barking and running and he didn't pay any attention to them at all so appears to be very small dog tolerant. He has been living in a foster home with cats and a ferret and is great with both. This is a very sweet loving guy!

Harmon was adopted and with a family for a couple of years until 2015, but was found running loose and taken to Animal Control. He was held there for quite awhile before we were notified and picked him up. His former family never looked for him or notified us that he was loose in that week. When we notified them that we had him, they declined to take him back because of personal issues. Harmon had developed some issues with his space and seemed like a completely different dog. He no longer liked going out to meet and greets and wasn't good with kids. He was very happy and comfortable in his foster home though, so his foster home decided that they would just keep him. The Crouch family had him until April 22, 2019, when Harmon took a tumble running in his backyard and injured his back badly. He was in a lot of pain and his family helped him cross the bridge. He was very loved and will be missed by his family.

His Pedigree

Added: April 23, 2019

 

KMZ Wickedtwista
Racing Name:
KMZ Wickedtwista
Pet/Kennel Name:
Twista
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Franco, Columbia SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Whitley Family of Greenville SC 4/19/19

Twista just arrived from the Lester Raines Kennel at the Palm Beach race track. His owner Mike Hattery, is a friend of some of our members, and reached out to us and asked us to place him when he retired. Mike has pictures of Twista growing up and will be glad to pass them on to his new owner and would love to get updates.  Twista was a kennel favorite, just one of those dogs whose personality stands out in a crowd. Very happy and social. His trainer says he loves to play and is very smart. He wishes he had a kennel full of dogs just like Twista. He says whoever gets him is going to get a great dog. Twista was a good racer getting up to A level and even competing in a Stakes race. He did well in the longer 660 yard races but also raced in the 550 and won. His sire is Hi Noon Renegade and his dam is SL Wolfgang. We placed his littermate NPZ ImperialLady as well. Twista passed his small dog test easily and seems to like kids. 

Added: April 14, 2019

 

BGR TT Timmons
Racing Name:
BGR TT Timmons
Pet/Kennel Name:
Timmons
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Bowden Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Bowden Family of Greenville SC 5/12/19

Timmons just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park in Jacksonville FL. He raced all over though starting out at Southland in Arkansas then going to Naples Ft Myers in Florida, then to Dubuque in IA, back to Southland in AR, Wheeling WV and finally Orange Park in Florida. Timmons was good racing 94 races and getting up to A level. He even placed in 4 Stakes Races, getting a 2nd, two 3rds and a 4th. Timmons raced at 73lbs and his sire is Dox Out Of Peace and his dam is Boc's Sluicey. He is a very good boy and as you would expect travels well and takes everything in stride. He picks up quickly on things and seems very bright. He figured out how to take his muzzle off with no problem. He crates quietly and has done great with potty training. He gets along well with the other dogs in his foster home and was also fine with the small dog he met. He still needs cat testing but he has seen a few cats outside and hadn't gotten excited about them so we think he is likely to pass his cat test. Timmon's foster mom says he is one of the easiest fosters she has had. He is good on leash and corrects easily. He is a pretty calm guy that will turn 4 on June 27th. What a looker with all that eyeliner!

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Added: April 8, 2019

 

BGR On The Edge
Racing Name:
BGR On The Edge
Pet/Kennel Name:
Edge
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
White Male with Red Spots
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Mueller Family of Lowell NC 4/27/19

Edge just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at the Orange Park Race track. He only had 3 schooling races and finished toward the back of the pack in all of them. He was more interested in playing with the other dogs than chasing a lure. He even raced one of his schooling races with blinkers on in hopes it would encourage him to focus on the lure instead of playing with the other dogs. Playing with the other racers is not allowed during races and is the quickest way to be retired.  So Edge won't turn 2 until June 6th and is already retired and looking for a home. He is a silly guy that loves to run and play but he calms down nicely and sleeps in his crate and is very quiet in the crate even when completely alone. So he may do fine as an apartment dog or an only dog. He has done fine with the small dog in his foster home but does want to play with him. He would need rules and supervision with very small dogs just because of the size difference. Edge passed his cat test at the vet's without much interest. When he got into a foster home with kitties he got more interested in them moving around him so we decided that he would do better in a home without cats. He really liked the small kids he met and was fostered with a small child. Edge raced at 69lbs so is a smaller guy. His sire is Dox Out Of Peace and his dam is Superior Carly. Edge is a very good boy that responds really well to correction. He is calm for such a young dog but does have some energy because he is so young. He will run around the yard a few times and settle right down though. He is curious about everything. He has done very well on his potty training. 

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Added: April 8, 2019

 

TMC's Shockwave
Racing Name:
TMC's Shockwave
Pet/Kennel Name:
Shocker
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Weisner, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Pending to the White family 4/13/19

Shocker is a beautiful black female that just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park Track in Jacksonville. She also raced briefly at Southland in Arkansas and Wheeling in West Virginia without any luck. She raced 71 races but only won 5 races. She mainly placed at the lower C and D levels and wasn't very competitive. Shocker raced at 67lbs and just turned 3 on March 4th. She is young but is going prematurely gray in the face. Shocker is very outgoing and sweet. She gives kisses and loves her foster mom and the kids in her foster home. She is fine with their small dogs but still needs tested with cats. Shocker's sire is TMC's Remedy and her dam is Trip Home. 

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Added: April 8, 2019

 

Bo Jingles
Racing Name:
Bo Jingles
Pet/Kennel Name:
Jingles
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Elrod, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Mrowca family of Biltmore Lake, NC 4/15/19

Jingles is a tall boy that raced at 71lbs. He turned 3 years old on January 7th. He only raced 10 races total and didn't win one of them. He raced 5 races at Derby lane in January of 2018 then was taken out of racing for a year. He raced another 5 races in January of 2019 and still didn't race well so was retired. His owners say that Jingles is an exceptionally fast greyhound that would win all the time at the training track, but then would not put his heart into the race once he got to the track. That is why they gave him a year to grow up and mature hoping that he would do better with time. Jingles is a confident, friendly, happy guy that passed his cat and small dog tests. He should be fine to live with either and is being fostered in a home with cats and small dogs. His foster mom says that he is curious about the cats and wants to play when they do but corrects well and should be fine with some supervision at first. Jingles is so comfortable in new situations that he laid down and did the famous greyhound roach, on his back with 4 feet in the air, within a few minutes of arrival. He is quiet in his kennel so may be OK to live in a townhouse or apartment. Jingles sire is the famous Bella Infrared and his dam is Blazin Booty. Because of his speed, he may be a good choice for someone that wanted to do amateur sports with greyhounds. He has had no injuries. They called him a morning glory because he did best in morning schooling races. 

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Added: April 6, 2019

 

Tory Skinner
Racing Name:
Tory Skinner
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tory
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Tomlinson in Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by Flanders/Griffin Family 7.23.11

Tory is a sweet, waggy girl with a very loving personality. She was born on Christmas eve of 2007. She passed her cat and small dog test at the track so should be able to live with either. She raced at 63lbs. She probably would not do well in an apartment because she does not like to potty on leash. Since she needs her privacy she would do best in a home with fenced yard. This is one SWEET SWEET girl that has been very well behaved in her foster home. Tory is very loving and will bond to her family quickly. If you look at her old photos you will see her amazing transformation. When she arrived she had fleas and had a lot of hair loss from them. Now that her hair has grown back in she is a sleek, shiny, beauty as you can see from her most recent photo.

Tory was adopted by the Griffin family 7/23/11. She lived a wonderful life with them until she passed away January 17th of 2019 at 11.5 years old. RIP Tory you will always be daddy's little girl.

Her Pedigree

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Added: March 26, 2019

 

Fleet Force
Racing Name:
Fleet Force
Pet/Kennel Name:
Fancy
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Congratulations to the Smith Family of Durham, NC 4/8/12

Fancy is a cute little girl that raced at 61lbs. Her birthday is August 2nd and she is a daughter of the famous Dodgem By Design. Fancy is already home acclimated and has been living in her racing owner's home since she retired in October. Her racing owner already has a number of pet greyhounds so is not able to keep Fancy, even though she would like to. Fancy has great house manners and is very well behaved. She will give a quick bark if she needs to go out to potty and another at the door to let you know she is done and ready to come back in. She LOVES people and will stick close to you if she is awake. She will put her front legs and chest in your lap on a chair to snuggle with you. So far she has not gotten up on furniture though except for this, but we are pretty sure she would with a little encouragement. Fancy loves to play outside and will play with toys outside and entertain herself even if no humans or dogs want to play with her. She seems to really like playing with balls. She was living with quite a few other large dogs of different breeds and gets along great with males and other females. She has even done great with the small 13lb Italian Greyhound in her foster home. She also passed her cat test and even seemed to like the cat as she rubbed up against it - until it smacked her for it. Then she decided it was best not to be too friendly with cats. She is more focused on interacting with the humans than playing with the other dogs so might be OK as an only dog too. Fancy crates well and is quiet in her crate except for a little whining at meal times.

Fancy was adopted by the Smith family of Durham NC on 4/8/12. She was renamed Fern and had a wonderful home with them until she passed away 1/19/19 at 10.5 years old. She will be missed. 

Her Pedigree

Added: March 26, 2019

 

Fee FI Faux Pas
Racing Name:
Fee FI Faux Pas
Pet/Kennel Name:
Chloe
Age:
14
Color/Gender:
Fawn female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Page Family April of 2007

Chloe was adopted as a 2 year old back in 2007 She was born on 2/10/2005 and lived 14 years until 2/21/19. Chloe had a very short race career at the Birmingham Race Course of only 18 races. She only won one of those and retired in December of 2006. Chloe's sire was Spiral Nikita and her dam was Tech Shock. Her favorite toy was her teddy bear and her favorite food was tortilla chips. She would always steal her family's so they started getting her her own whenever they ate them. Choe's favorite activity was dancing with her dad. She also enjoyed running on the beach, visiting her friends at doggy day care and making people smile. Her family's favorite memory of her was the day they met her, seeing her doing her happy dance. They shared 12 wonderful years with her and she will be missed. 

Added: March 26, 2019

 

CK Luv the Beach
Racing Name:
CK Luv the Beach
Pet/Kennel Name:
Vanna
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
(Doby)Charlotte Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Doby Family (7/30/10)

Vanna came from John and Diane Galui's kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She was a kennel favorite of Diane's while racing because of her sweet, friendly, calm disposition. The fact that she is so beautiful probably played a part in that too. Vanna raced at 64lbs and her DOB is 5/19/07. Her sire is the famous Castor Troy and her dam is Rx Sensation. She had a long race career at Palm Beach first and then finished up at Sanford Orlando. Vanna wants to stay near people and will often lean up against you. She travels well and seems to like to go.  She was very spoiled at the race track and they said she expected special treatment and is a bit of a Diva. She seems to have a very low prey drive and had no interest in chasing small dogs or cats. This is a super sweet girl that even stands out in a kennel full of dogs. Vanna loves to play with toys and likes rope toys and stuffed animals best. She will throw them around and pounce on them.

Update after adoption: Vanna was adopted a couple of times but kept coming back to her foster home. They finally decided that she was going to stay - she had known she was supposed to all along. The Doby family adopted her on 7/30/2010 and she was with them the rest of her life. Vanna promoted greyhound adoption at Charlotte and Salisbury adoption events and lived a long life. She passed away on 3/18/2019 as an old lady after a seizure that she didn't recover from. She was a diva and a one of kind dog. She liked to kill snakes even though she gotten bitten several times by copperheads. She was the best meet and greet dog ever and her dad is really going to miss her. 

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Added: March 26, 2019

 

Hot Hot Dog
Racing Name:
Hot Hot Dog
Pet/Kennel Name:
Hot Dog
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Clark (Woodruff, SC)
Adoption Status: Congrats to the Ahl Family of Myrtle Beach 6/27/12

Hot Dog came from the track adoption kennel in Jacksonville Florida and he raced at 67lbs. He is tall, narrow, and on the thin side so should max out at between 70 and 75lbs at a good pet weight. This is a friendly, happy, calm boy that has been very well behaved since he arrived in his foster home. He has had no accidents in the house and is very quiet in his kennel. He is a grinner and will happily grin up at you when happy or excited. He is a gorgeous black male with white socks and a white chest. Very flashy! Hot Dog was born Nov 17th 2005. He was a very successful racer that won a lot of races and raced a long time. He crates well and quietly so might be OK as an apartment or townhouse dog. His foster mom was sick recently and he laid right by her side the entire time watching over her. He is just so sweet! He is very good with children.This is a dog that was suggested to us as one that would be a good family dog because he has been around the children of his racing trainer often and was very good with them. Even though he is calm he does have a silly side and is likely to play bow to you trying to get you to play with him. The play only lasts for a little while because Hot Dog is a typical greyhound couch potato. Hot Dog needs a home without cats, he is just too interested in them. He was fine with small dogs when he was introduced to them one on one and allowed to sniff but at a distance he can mistake them for bunnies or squirrels so may do better living in a home with medium sized dogs. He loves to play with other dogs but only for a very short time. Typically our non cat friendly dogs take months longer to adopt than our cat friendly ones. If you do not have cats please consider adopting one of our sweet non cat safe dogs like Hot Dog.

Hot Dog was adopted by the Ahl family of Myrtle Beach in June of 2012. They called him Hottie and he lived a long happy life with them and passed away 3/22/19 at 13.5 years old. They say he was the sweetest boy of the 11 greyhounds they have had over the years. He will be missed.

His Pedigree

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Added: March 26, 2019

 

Yolo Fired Up
Racing Name:
Yolo Fired Up
Pet/Kennel Name:
Fired Up
Age:
6 months
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Hayes family of Greenville SC, 3.31.19

Fired Up arrived with two other puppies Paradise and Paragraph but isn't from the same litter. He is a shiny black boy that is slightly older than the other puppies being born on on September 18th. His sire is Flying Fired Up and his dam is Fiesta Pauline. He is a wild, friendly puppy that is around 50lbs and will get up into the 70s most likely in the next couple of months. His owner decided not to race the pups probably due to racing being ended in Florida and most of the race tracks in the country shutting down. Greyhound puppies are very expensive to raise and train for the race track when it is unlikely they will have tracks to race at when they are old enough to race. Fired Up has had none of the training the retired racers get and has just been on a farm running and playing with this littermates so far. He has not been collar or leash trained yet. He has had no potty training or manners training and has never been in a house before. He was at the Birmingham Race Course adoption kennel for a few weeks so has had a little bit of crate training there. Greyhound puppies need large fence yards with plenty of room to run. Fired Up will need a home with dog training experience and puppy experience that is willing to work with him to teach him all the things he needs to know to be a good pet. Because he is a big, excitable, wild puppy, he needs a home with older kids or no kids. He is just too wild and rough to live with toddlers that he could knock down. Greyhound puppies are wild and hyper like any other puppy but are bigger than most and can run at nearly 45mph so can be much more destructive than most puppies. They are nothing like the calm, well behaved, adult couch potatoes we typically get when we get retired racers. More as we get to know him. Fired Up is a happy, friendly guy. He is picking up on collar and leash training very fast. He still resists going in his crate but crates pretty well once he is in there. He does like to bark and is pretty vocal. He will happily bark to get your attention when playing and will bark in his crate if not corrected. He corrects very easily. He is learning not to jump on people and seems to be a fast learner. He is very sweet and will just stand next to you for love for a long time. He seems pretty calm for a greyhound puppy. He still loves to play and run though and needs a lot of exercise. He is doing good with the 15lb Italian greyhound in his foster home that lets him know that he doesn't want to play with him. Fired up does play pretty rough, so would have to have a lot of supervision and rules about playing gently with small dogs if he goes to a home with small dogs just because of his size and activity level.

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Added: March 21, 2019

 

Yolo Paragraph
Racing Name:
Yolo Paragraph
Pet/Kennel Name:
Paragraph
Age:
5 months
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Phillips Family of Knoxville TN, 3.31.19

Paragraph is a black male greyhound puppy that is only 5 months old. He was born on October 1st. He came in with his sister Yolo Paradise. His sire is Fiesta Paraguas and his dam is Bella Fuitzy. His owner just decided not to race some of the puppies in his litter and put them in pet homes instead. Probably as a result of Florida voting to stop racing as of the beginning of 2021- right when these pups would be going to the track to race. Greyhound puppies are expensive to raise properly and with over half the tracks in the country in Florida closing there will be a shortage of tracks for these pups to race at by the time they are old enough. Paragraph is a friendly, hyper puppy that is going to be a handful. He has not been leash or collar trained, has no house training or manners training at all yet but we are working on that. He was raised on a farm and has never been in a house or had the track training that the typical retired racers have. He has been living at the Birmingham Race Course adoption kennel for a couple of weeks so has had some crate training there. Paragraph is wild, hyper and playful like any other puppy, but he weighs around 50lbs and will be around 70lbs in a few months. Greyhound puppies are not the calm couch potatoes like the adults we are used to. Puppies need to run and play most of the day and need a lot of training, socialization and work on manners. They need plenty of room to run in a large fenced yard. Paragraph will need a home that has dog and puppy experience. Because of his size and rough play we would prefer to place him in a home with older children or no children. He would accidentally knock down a toddler in his excitement even though he wouldn't hurt a child on purpose. Paragraph is a very sensitive guy that gets overwhelmed and scared easily. After a week he still isn't liking wearing a collar and still shies away from hands that reach for his collar. He still freezes on leash and doesn't want to walk. He seems like new things bother him and that it takes him a long time to process change. He is a very sweet boy that wants petting and love but is a bit on the timid side at the same time. He will still come up to new people and jump on them and act crazy when the other puppies do, but is a bit more timid by himself. 

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Added: March 21, 2019

 

My Wheel House
Racing Name:
My Wheel House
Pet/Kennel Name:
Wheel House
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
White Female with Black Spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Oakley family of Taylors SC, 4/13/19

Wheel House just arrived from the Celtic Hounds Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She raced 62 races there. She seemed to do best at the longer distance races and won a few of those but mainly placed. She is a littermate to Nothing But Dust that we also placed. Her sire is Golden Squire and her dam is Ready Set Gone. Wheel House is a tiny female that raced at just 60lbs and will turn 3 on May 9th. She passed her cat test easily and is being fostered with cats so should be fine to live with cats or small dogs. She is very sweet, friendly and pretty laid back. Her foster home just loves her and says she is a great girl that gets along great with their dogs. Wheel House has been determined to have Greyhound Bleeding Disorder after tests ruled out diseases such as Von Wildenbrands.  Future owners should be cautious about surgery or bleeding emergencies and should always have Amicar on hand.   Wheel House likes the comfort of her crate and sleeps quietly there all night, so may be a good choice for apartment living. She also potties nicely on leash so doesn't require a fenced yard as long as her family was willing to leash walk her to potty. She is such a cute tiny girl that can be just a little overwhelmed at first by new things.  

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Added: March 21, 2019

 

JT's Sasquatch
Racing Name:
JT's Sasquatch
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sasquatch
Age:
Almost 2
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Franco, Columbia SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Vaughn family of Columbia SC, 4.7.19

Sasquatch just arrived from the Bolton Racing Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He raced 20 races and only won 2 of those. He is a giant, racing at 84lbs but is a gentle giant that is great with kids and passed his cat and small dog tests. Sasquatch will turn 2 on April 14th. His sire is BD's Grayson and his dam is Djays Centerfold. Sasquatch is excellent on leash and crates well. He is very sweet and loving. He is being fostered with kids and cats. Sasquatch tested positive for heartworm after he arrived so he is on a vet hold for a couple of months while we get that treated. 

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Added: March 21, 2019

 

Latasha
Racing Name:
Latasha
Pet/Kennel Name:
Latasha
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
White Female with Black Spots
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Lockman, Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Glymph Family of Mauldin SC 4/13/19

Latasha just arrived from the Celtic Hounds Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She is a sweet girl with a lot of personality that one of our volunteers fell in love with on a visit to the track. She was waiting on Latash to retire but when that finally happened we found out that Latasha is way too focused on cats to be able to live in their home with kitties. So Latasha is available for adoption. She raced 120 races and did get up to A level for awhile. Her racing weight was 62lbs. A lot of her most recent races were the shorter sprint races. Latasha turned 4 on October 4th. Her sire is the famous DJ's Octane and her dam is BI's Sugar Momma. Latasha loves toys and carries them around and places them on her dog bed along with a few items of clothing she found. She is a collector but doesn't seem to be destructive. She just likes to sleep with her toys and stuff. She is very sweet and loving and has a wonderful personality that drew us to her out of a kennel full of other dogs. She does need a home without kitties. More as we get to know her.  

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Added: March 21, 2019

 

B My Brandy
Racing Name:
B My Brandy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Brandy
Age:
Almost 3
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Jacobson, Lexington SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Jacobson Family of Lexington SC 5/3/19

Brandy just arrived from the Bolton Racing Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She raced 62 races mainly at the lower C and D levels but she did win a few races. Her sire is Golden Squire and her dam is B My Merlot. We placed her littermate B Dom Perignon awhile back. Brandy raced at 61lbs and will turn 3 on May 18th. She is mostly red without much of the black brindle striping, so is very striking and unusual. She is a silly, happy girl. She loves being close by and getting ear rubs or any type of affection and petting. She is great on leash and travels well. She passed her cat and small dog tests easily and has been living with kitties in her foster home. Her foster home has decided that they want her to stay. 

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Added: March 17, 2019

 

JT's Charger
Racing Name:
JT's Charger
Pet/Kennel Name:
Charger
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Crawford Family of Columbia SC 2/24/19

Charger just arrived from Celtic Hounds Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He raced 70 races, also racing at Mardi Gras Race Track and Gulf. He got up to the top A level at the Orlando track. Charger raced at 73lbs so is a mid sized male greyhound. His sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is JB's Powerplan. Charger is an outgoing, happy guy. He will turn 4 on June 26th. He passed his cat and small dog tests easily and was actually a bit afraid of a 5 lbs kitten and backed away when the kitten approached. Charger has been adopted and renamed Jack by his new family. 

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Added: March 17, 2019

 

Nothing But Dust
Racing Name:
Nothing But Dust
Pet/Kennel Name:
Dust
Age:
Almost 3
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Heyer Family N Augusta SC 2/22/19

Dust just arrived from the Celtic Hounds Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He raced 56 races mainly at the lower levels but did win a few races. He raced at 78lbs and will turn 3 on May 9th. His sire is Golden Squire and his dam is Ready Set Gone.  We are also getting his sister Wheel House. Dust is a happy, outgoing, active guy that is a lot of fun. He passed his cat and small dog tests with little interest in either after the first few sniffs. He was more interested in exploring and checking everything out. A real curious boy. He can be vocal so probably will not be an apartment or townhouse dog. We also got Dust's sister My Wheel House from the came kennel. 

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Added: March 17, 2019

 

Maddy MacKenzie
Racing Name:
Maddy MacKenzie
Pet/Kennel Name:
Maddy
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Jacobson, Lexington SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Garber Family of Charlotte NC 3/16/19

Maddy just arrived from Celtic Hounds Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She is a small black female that raced at 57lbs and will turn 3 on September 1st. She raced 48 races and the only race she ever won was her very first one. She placed enough at the lowest D level to keep running for awhile though. Maddie's sire is Flying Fired up and her dam is Rock ABy Shu Shu. She is a very sweet friendly and happy girl. Gorgeous too with the glossy black coat that is just beautiful. Maddie loves hugs, cuddles and ear rubs. She walks great on leash and rides very well too. She passed her cat and small dog tests too. 

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

Deco ArchDuke
Racing Name:
Deco ArchDuke
Pet/Kennel Name:
Duke
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Norman, Aiken SC
Adoption Status: Adopted Grissom Family of Charlotte NC 3/23/19

Duke just arrived from the Double J Kennel at the Orange Park Race Track in Florida. He raced 76 races there and at Southland in AR. He did get up to the top A level of racing at Orange Park. He is a smart guy that figured out how to get his muzzle off in the starting box before the race, so raced a few races without one. He is an extra large male that raced at 84lbs. He just turned 3 on December 12th. Duke's sire is the famous Trent Lee and his dam is Flying Bluefield. Duke is pretty perfect according to his foster mom. Very friendly loving boy! No marking in her house and he gets along great with her dogs including one small terrier. He seems like he learns fast and trains easily. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

UMR Cornelia
Racing Name:
UMR Cornelia
Pet/Kennel Name:
Gigi
Age:
9
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the McComas Family of North Carolina 2/25/19

Special Senior! GIgi initially retired from the Tri State Track in WV after just 20 races. She never won one of those races. She retired way back in Jan of 2012 and was placed in an adoptive home at some point but were weren't able to find any info on that. We were just able to find her racing record on the international racing database using her ear tattoos. Gigi was found 3 years ago running loose in NC. The person that found her just kept her when no one claimed her. The family that found her just contacted us about rehoming her because they could no longer keep her. Gigi is a sweet senior so qualifies for our reduced adoption fee of $250. She turned 9 on October 31st. Her sire is Freeride Rebel and her dam is UMR Ms Beulai. She has been checked over by our vet, got a fresh dental and a clean bill of health. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

Uncaptured
Racing Name:
Uncaptured
Pet/Kennel Name:
Uncaptured
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Hroblak family of Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hroblak Family of Augusta GA 4/13/19

Uncaptured just arrived from the Bolton Racing Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race track. She raced 131 races and nearly all of those were at the top A level. She was good winning 3 races in a row at the top level more than once. Uncaptured raced at 58lbs so is a small girl. She turned 4 on February 1st. Her sire is Flying Coal City and her dam is Gallant Ruler. She is a friendly, active girl that can be pretty vocal. She passed her cat and small dog tests with just some curiosity and sniffing at first.  

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

Centex Bison
Racing Name:
Centex Bison
Pet/Kennel Name:
Theo
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Lockman, Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Reich Family of Augusta GA 3/12/19

Theo just arrived from the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville FL. He only raced 5 races there and managed to win one of those and place in all of the others so was getting off to a good start. His last race was October 20th and he was at the track since then. Most likely was being rehabbed from a minor injury that happened in his last race in hopes he could return safely to racing but when that didn't happen he was finally retired. Theo raced at 69lbs and turned 2 on Jan 9th. His sire is TMC's Remedy and his dam is Braska Faver. Bison likes to stand up and see where he is going in the car and would love to be allowed to drive. He will climb into your lap if given a chance. He is a very friendly happy velcro dog that loves people. More as we get to know him 

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

Virg of Ruckus
Racing Name:
Virg of Ruckus
Pet/Kennel Name:
Virg
Age:
Almost 3
Color/Gender:
White Male with Brindle Spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Graham, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Graham Family of Greenville SC, 4.3.19

Virg just arrived from Double J Kennel at Orange Park Race Track in Florida. He is a tiny white male with brindle spots. He raced at only 63lbs. Virg only raced 29 races. He was racing well and had just gotten up to A level when he injured himself and pulled up back on June 25th of 2018. He was rested and didn't return to racing until December 21st. Since then, he always finished toward the back of the pack, so he was retired permanently. Virg is an active guy that is very outgoing. He gets so excited that he jumps on people so we are working on that. He passed his cat and small dog tests with a lot of curious sniffing. He backed off and acted like his feelings were hurt when the cat slapped him. His sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is Erika Of Ruckus. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

L's Tito
Racing Name:
L's Tito
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tito
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White Male with Light Fawn Spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Franco, Columbia SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Whitley Family in Greenville SC , 4.2.19

Tito just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at the Orange Park Race Track in Florida. He raced 117 races there and at Wheeling Downs in WV and Southland in AR. He was a good racer winning a lot of races at the top A level. He turned 4 on September 8th and raced at 71lbs. His sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and his dam is L's Rovi. Tito is friendly and fairly calm. he passed his cat and small dog tests easily and was unsure meeting both, and didn't even want to approach to sniff. He gave the little dog a wide berth when walked passed him. He backed away when a kitten came up to sniff him. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

BGR UTalkinToMe
Racing Name:
BGR UTalkinToMe
Pet/Kennel Name:
Talkin
Age:
Almost 2
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Cole, Columbia SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Searles Family of Summerfield NC 4/2/19

Talkin is a handsome black male that raced at 71lbs. He is very young and won't turn 2 until April 9th. He only raced 11 races at Orange Park in Florida. He did win two of those races early on, but finished his last race so far back that he wasn't even in the picture. Talkin is a sensitive guy that is a bit timid and seemed stressed by everything new in his life when he arrived. He is going to need some time to get comfortable in a new home. Talkin passed his cat and small dog tests easily with little interest in either so should be fine to live in a home with cats or small dogs. Talkin was adopted and in his first home for only a week before being returned to us. He was stressed there as an only dog and wasn't comfortable being alone for the first time in his life. He may need a home with other dogs and will definitely need more than a week in a home to get comfortable. Talkin's sire is My Bro Fabio and his dam is Superior Kotton. More as we get to know this sweet shy boy.

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

Braska Santana
Racing Name:
Braska Santana
Pet/Kennel Name:
Santana
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male with White
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Frappier, Greer SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Whitson Family of Columbia SC 3/16/19

Santana just arrived from Orange Park Race Track in Florida. He only has 4 races listed and did win one of those but after his one win came in last. He just turned 2 on January 8th. He is a very tall lanky guy that raced at 80lbs. His sire is the famous Soprano Drive and his dam is Braska Angie. He is a gorgeous brindle guy with white socks, chest and blaze on his nose. Santana is very outgoing and likes people. His foster mom says he is a velcro dog and wants to be touching her or laying next to her all the time. When she is doing dishes he is asleep at her feet. He is very good on leash and stays right with her on walks too. He passed his cat and small dog tests with just a brief sniff of both. He seems like an energetic guy that will make a great pet. 

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

Tah Talley
Racing Name:
Tah Talley
Pet/Kennel Name:
Talley
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
McManis, Easley SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the McManis Family of Easley SC 3/22/19

Talley just arrived from a farm in Arkansas. She raced 76 races at Wheeling Downs, Southland and Derby Lane. She did get up to A level briefly at Derby Lane and Wheeling so was pretty good. She retired from racing in December of 2016 and was sent back to the farm to be a mom. She had her first litter of 3 pups August of 2017 and they have just started their racing careers. Those are the only puppies registered but she has at least one other litter that was just weaned and maybe another one that hasn't been registered yet. Talley is a sweet girl that raced at 67lbs. She just turned 6 on March 14th. Her sire is Tyrur Alex and her dam is PTL Scarlet. Talley passed her cat test with just a little initial curiosity. She seemed fine with the small dog she met too. She crates very well and is quiet in her kennel. She travels well and just got in our van and laid down and went to sleep. She is really sweet and seemed to like the small kids she met. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

In A BlinkOfAEye
Racing Name:
In A BlinkOfAEye
Pet/Kennel Name:
Blink
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White Female with Black Spots
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Mutolo, Greenville SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Oglsby family of Augusta, GA, 4/6/19

Blink just came in from the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Kennel. She raced there and also at Southland, Sanford Orlando and Orange Park. Although she raced 110 races she wasn't very good and raced mainly at the lower levels of racing and placed rather than winning most of the time. She was moved around to the different tracks in hopes of finding somewhere she would be competitive. She raced at 64lbs and turned 4 on December 11th. Blink did not pass her cat test so needs a home with no kitties. She does have a higher prey drive and wanted to chase a very tiny dog that only weighed 4lbs too. She was fine with a white Italian greyhound that was 15lbs though and a pug that was over 20lbs so should be fine with medium sized dogs or larger. She is outgoing and happy. Seems to be very sweet. She liked the small kids she met. She travels very well and crates nicely. At some point in her life, Blink had to have a front toe taken off so she is missing one. It doesn't seem to bother her and she was able to race without it.

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

PJ CaseyDonahew
Racing Name:
PJ CaseyDonahew
Pet/Kennel Name:
Casey
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Doby (Salisbury, NC)
Adoption Status: On Vet Hold for broken leg, Adopted by the Phillips family of Seneca, SC 4/12/19

Casey just came in from the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Kennel. He actually raced in Palm Beach and Sanford Orlando though. He got up to A level so was good. Casey broke his hock in his 26th race on December 28th. He was sent to the Birmingham Track Adoption Group because of their rehab program for retired Greyhounds. His leg was splinted by the vet there. It did not heal properly and he was still barely using it when we got him. We had him rechecked by a specialist. Casey had to have the leg rebroken and plated in a surgical procedure on April 9th. The surgery was a success and the specialist thinks it will heal up and be usable again. Casey got picked on by other males at the track so will need a home with either no other males or another submissive male that won't pick on him. He is missing a chunk of one of his ears from one of the times someone picked on him. Casey is just a little timid and unsure in new situations. He is friendly and waggy with people though. Casey is bouncy and seems to be pretty energetic, but that could be because he has been on crate rest since the end of December and hasn't been allowed to play or run around at all. Casey just turned 2 on January 23rd so is still very young. His sire is the famous DJ's Octane and his dam is PJ Stay Back Kat. Casey did not pass his cat test at the track and was way too interested in kitties to live with them. He has been fine with a 15lb white Italian greyhound in his foster home so should be OK with small dogs. He crates well and keeps his crate clean. He does pull on leash curious to see everything. He travels well. His foster home says he loves her 12 year old daughter and seems to really like kids. Update one of our vets decided to adopt Casey and he will complete his rehab with her.  

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

Yolo Paradise
Racing Name:
Yolo Paradise
Pet/Kennel Name:
Paradise
Age:
5 months
Color/Gender:
Black Female Puppy
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Phillips Family of Knoxville TN, 3.31.19

Paradise is a greyhound puppy that was sent to the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Kennel with her brother. We are pretty sure that she and her brother were retired due to the vote in Florida to end racing. They don't appear to have anything wrong with them that would prevent them from being racers when they grow up. Paradise is a beautiful tiny black female that still has a lot of growing to do. Probably about half the size she will eventually be. She is VERY outgoing and sweet. Very excitable and VERY active. We have her listed as no small dogs or small children because she immediately jumps on them and tries to get them to play. She isn't aggressive at all, just too playful and wild. She knocked the toddlers she met down and scratched them. She did the same with the small dog she met. She is not like the calm, adult greyhounds we are used to. Puppies are very sweet but very wild and hyper like any other puppy and quickly get to full sized. Imagine a 60lb puppy that can run 45mph and likes to run and play most of the day. Greyhound puppies aren't for everyone. They need training, socialization and lots of daily exercise every day to drain their energy and teach them good manners. Paradise had not worn a collar or a leash until we got her so still has a lot to learn. She is very smart and is already learning to fetch a ball and is starting to walk better on leash instead of laying down and refusing to move like she did at first. She will need a dog experienced home that has training experience because a 5 month old dog that has never been in a home before and has no manners at all is challenging. She has been crate trained and is very good in her crate. She travels well in her crate as well. Puppies require a large fenced yard to play in. Paradise loves to chase balls and loves chasing toys.

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

Dan Le Batard
Racing Name:
Dan Le Batard
Pet/Kennel Name:
Dan
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Frymire, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Sharpe family of Myrtle Beach, SC 4/17/19

Dan is a gentle giant giant racing at 82lbs. He is very tall and narrow and his back is nearly hip high. He raced at Flagler, Naples Ft Myers, Sarasota, Ebro and Southland. He was good, winning at A level at Sarasota and Ebro. After Dan retired he was sent to the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Group to be sent out to one of the adoption groups they deliver dogs to and we got him from there. Dan just turned 3 on January 16th. His sire is BD's Grayson and his dam is Flying Devlin. He is a sweet outgoing guy that just wants to be close to you. Dan will lean against you for greyhound hugs. He didn't seem to be stressed by traveling but likes to stand up and see where he was going. He seems like he has an easy going personality and isn't stressed by much. He was fine with the white 15lb Italian greyhound he was introduced to and a black fuzzy dog so should be fine to live with them. He has the softest fuzzy coat and is very furry for a greyhound. He is doing great on his potty training and seems to be a big teddy bear of a boy. Dan was adopted and in a home for about a month. Initially he was fine with the 3.5 year old child in the home, but gradually he started to get annoyed with him and didn't like him stepping over him and moving around him when he was laying down. So even though he really likes kids, in smaller doses, we think he would prefer to live in a home that doesn't have small kids.

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Added: March 16, 2019

 

CH Heres Theboom
Racing Name:
CH Heres Theboom
Pet/Kennel Name:
Boomer
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
McManis Easley SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Fox family of Aiken SC 10/20/18

Boomer is a brindle boy that raced at 72lbs. His sire is TNT Star Wars and his dam is Speedy Petal. He only raced 18 races at Southland in Arkansas and broke his hock October 3 of 2013, back when he was only 2. The break was splinted there by a vet and he was sent to us for rehab. Our vets also checked his leg and agreed that he would heal up fine in a splint and the break wouldn't require surgery. Boomer's break healed up nicely and he was adopted in December of 2013. He was returned to us for rehoming in 2017 because of financial problems, that made a move in with relatives necessary. Boomer was adopted quickly then and has been in a home for over a year. Boomer has just been returned again because his mom's health is failing. She is no longer able to care for him. This sweet boy has just had some bad luck over the years. Boomer likes to go on short walks and is great on leash. He can run around and do whatever he feels like doing, but probably wouldn't enjoy long hikes or jogs due to the old injury. He does favor the leg sometimes. Boomer turned 7 on August 11th. He is a sweet, very calm boy that is very good and already home acclimated. He is a little timid at first and a bit overwhelmed but warms up. He is very lazy and is happy to just have a soft dog bed to lay on. He isn't a dog that follows you or bothers you for attention. Boomer potties nicely on leash so may not need a fenced yard. He is a gorgeous, brindle boy with the prettiest eyes. Boomer has lived with cats and small dogs in his first home. When Boomer was first with us he loved his crate and was very quiet in it while he was on crate rest for the broken leg. He was so quiet in his crate we felt he may be a great apartment dog. He would probably not be able to do a lot of stairs due to his old injury and would at least need an apartment on the ground floor. He would be perfect for someone that didn't have much time or energy for walking and exercising dogs. His former owner says he loves kids and she is hoping that he gets a home with a child. The pictures are from when he first arrived and was younger.

Boomer passed away in February of 2019 after developing Bone cancer. He was only in his final home a few months after his return. He will be missed.

His Pedigree

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Added: February 9, 2019

 

Doc Of Deadwood
Racing Name:
Doc Of Deadwood
Pet/Kennel Name:
Doc
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Glymph, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hubbard family of concord NC, 3.1.19

Doc just arrived from the Bolton Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He was a very slow guy that only has one race listed and he finished last. He wasn't much better in his previous schooling races. His trainers say that he would be a good candidate for dog sports because he is injury free and just not quite fast enough for the professional track. He is very young and won't turn 2 until May 27th. His sire is the famous Cayman Went and his dam is D's Overthemoon. Doc is a big brindle guy that raced at 80lbs. Doc was a little overwhelmed at first when he first arrived but is already warming up in his foster home and becoming a happy goofy guy. He seemed a little timid at first and would stay just out of reach in the yard by himself but would come right up if another greyhound was getting petted. He needs a little work on leash because he tried to backup or bolt if something scared him. He is very quiet in his crate and is being fostered in a townhouse so should be a good choice for apartment or townhouse living.

Added: February 7, 2019

 

MRL Praise Band
Racing Name:
MRL Praise Band
Pet/Kennel Name:
Praise
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Oakley Family of Travelers Rest SC 2/8/19

Praise just arrived from the Celtic Hounds Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race track. She is a pretty little black female that raced at 60lbs. Praise turned 4 on September 12th and she is the shiniest glossy coat. She raced 130 races mostly at the lower levels but did get up to B and even A level briefly. Her sire is P's Gibbs and her dam is MRL Booby Trap. Praise rode well on the trip back from the vet and after a couple a whines settled down quietly in her crate by herself. She was just a little overwhelmed when she first arrived but seems like she warms up quickly. She is waggy and will give gentle hugs pretty fast. She seems like she is a happy bouncy girl that is going to be a lot of fun. She passed her cat test without any interest and was fine with the small dog she met too. She wasn't sure what to make of the toddlers she met but wasn't shying away from them and was fine with them petting her. More as we get to know her. 

Added: February 6, 2019

 

Live Streming
Racing Name:
Live Streming
Pet/Kennel Name:
Liv
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
McManis, Easley SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Curtis family of Chesterfield, SC on 3.1.19

Liv just arrived with her brother Surprise. She raced at the Bolton Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She only had 5 races and finished toward the back of the pack in all of them so was retired very young. She won't turn 2 until July 14th. Liv is a timid little girl that is pretty shy at first. Her trainers said that once she gets more comfortable she really wants to come up to you and interact but just can't seem to get the courage up sometimes. She will gradually warm up to her family but will just need some time. She is a small dark brindle girl that raced at 60lbs. Her sire is Pat C Sabbath and her dam is Livin Ona Prayer. Liv traveled well. She was not interested in the cats she met at all and is being fostered with cats. She wasn't sure of what to make of the toddlers she met and mostly just froze and turned her head away. Since she is shy she may do better in a quiet home with older kids. Young, loud, fast moving kids may be too much for her. More as we get to know her. 

Added: February 6, 2019

 

ElementOfSurpriz
Racing Name:
ElementOfSurpriz
Pet/Kennel Name:
Surprise
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Frappier, Greer SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Palfenier family of Augusta GA 2/9/19

Surprise just arrived with his sister Liv from the Celtic Hounds Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race track. He is a 75lb black boy that is very young. He won't turn 2 until July 14th. He only raced 4 races and finished all of those at the back of the pack. He was retired young after coming up with a slightly sore shoulder after his 4th race. Surprise traveled well and seems pretty calm so far for a young guy. He sniffed the cats he met curiously but never tried to harm them, so even though he is curious we think he is very trainable. He is being fostered with a kitty so he will get used to being around them. He was very good with the small dog he was introduced to and is being fostered with a pug. His sire is Pat C Sabbath and his dam is Livin Ona Prayer. Surprise potties nicely on leash so doesn't require a fenced yard. He just whined a little the first night and then was quiet so may be a good choice for apartment living. He does fine on wood and shiny floors.

Added: February 6, 2019

 

BGR J Rain Man
Racing Name:
BGR J Rain Man
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rainman
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Weisner, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ward Family of Columbia SC 2/16/19

Rainman just arrived from Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville FL. He is a big black pup that never raced so doesn't have an official race weight but we would guess him to be around 80lbs. He won't turn two until March 5th so is a young guy. His sire is Vee Man Vane and his dam is Superior Samba. He seems like a friendly, happy guy. He pulls some on leash wanting to go check out everything so needs a little work on that. He rode well with the other dogs. More as we get to know him. He is not a marker and didn't even want to pee on trees and bushes on a walk. He may need a fenced yard since he didn't seem interested in taking care of his business while on leash. Rainman loves kids and is being fostered with kids. He also did fine with the small dogs he met. He was pretty interested in the cats he met though so needs a home with no kitties. He is a very good boy that is very sweet and doing really well in foster care. He probably is not a going to be a good choice for apartment living because he has been a little loud sometimes in his kennel.

Added: February 5, 2019

 

Play By My Rulz
Racing Name:
Play By My Rulz
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rulz
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Blue Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Dyer, Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Roeben Chapman Family of Rock Hill SC 8/3/18

Rulz just arrived from the Bolton Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He raced 127 races. Rulz was a good racer starting out his career at the top track in the country, Southland. He won some races there and got up to the A level. He was moved to Orlando in March of 2017 and has been there racing since. He is a rare blue brindle which means he has gray stripes instead of black stripes like most brindles. Rulz will turn 4 on September 6th. His sire is Surf Lorian and his dam is Travel N Time. He is a very calm guy that gets along very well with all the other dogs in the kennel. He is very well behaved and very sweet. We have been waiting on him to retire since we met him. Rulz traveled well and quickly settled himself on a dog bed as soon as he reached his foster home. He is a calmly friendly guy that seeks out attention and love calmly. He gives sweet kisses too. Wood floors and steps don't seem to phase him. He settled into home life right away. Rulz passed his cat test and small dog tests without much interest. He liked the small children he met too.

Rulz was adopted by the Chapman family of Rock Hill SC in August of 2018 and was renamed Tupelo. He had a very short but happy life with them before contracting an illness that took his life in January of 2019. His vets were unable to identify what caused his seizures and severe illness. Tupelo will be missed by his family. 

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Added: February 5, 2019

 

TMC's SugaBlosum
Racing Name:
TMC's SugaBlosum
Pet/Kennel Name:
Brees
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Dalton, Anderson SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Dalton Family of Anderson SC 4/20/19

Brees just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville FL. She also raced at Wheeling Downs, Valley Race Track, and Naples Ft Myers. She was a good racer getting up to A level. She raced 96 races and raced at 60lbs so is a little girl. She pulled up and slowed down in her last race in October so probably had some type of injury. She is completely healed up from whatever it was now and isn't limping or showing any sign of any pain. Brees passed her cat test without much interest. She also did very well with the small dog she met and seemed to like the small kids as well. She is being fostered with children now. Brees is a sweet calm girl that is friendly and seems like she will be a great pet. Her sire is TMC's Remedy and her dam is TMC's Allheart. Brees turned 3 on June 1st. She is a beautiful white girl with brindle spots. The two big brindle spots on her back make her look like she has on wings. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: January 25, 2019

 

Qest Imprint
Racing Name:
Qest Imprint
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sally
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Mutolo, Greenville SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Bindrim family of Atlanta GA, 3.1.19

Sally just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at the Orange Park Race track. She never actually raced and just didn't do well in training so was retired. She is very young and won't even turn 2 until June 14th. She is a little gal that raced at 61lbs. Her sire is Pat C Clement and her dam is U Too Serena. We place another boy from an earlier litter from the same mom named Karl Malden. Sally is friendly and curious about everything. She was too curious about the cat and interested in chasing it so needs a home with no kitties. She seemed fine with the small white dog in her first foster home and really liked the toddlers she met there as well. Sally is a very sweet little girl. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: January 25, 2019

 

Duke Rufus
Racing Name:
Duke Rufus
Pet/Kennel Name:
Duke
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Frymire, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Fox family, 2.24.19

Duke just arrived from the track adoption kennel that takes retirees from the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville FL. He raced all of his 113 races at Orange Park. Duke was a fantastic racer that ran and won at the top A level. He competed in quite a few Stakes races reserved for the best racers at the track. His sire is the famous SH Avatar and his dam is Nisei. Duke turned 3 on June 22nd. He raced at 72lbs. He is a friendly guy that doesn't seem to be stressed out by much. He is very curious about things and needs a little work on leash because he wants to go check out everything new. He passed his first cat test with only a little initial interest in sniffing the cat. After a slap from the cat he didn't want to get near it again and quickly decided to check out everything else in the room. He was placed briefly in a home with cats but he had a completely different reaction to those cats and wanted to chase them so although he seems OK with some cats he meets he probably should go to a home without kitties. He did well with the small dog he met so should be OK in a home with small dogs. He really liked the toddlers he met as well. He seemed to travel well and walked right across shiny wood floors with no problem. He is a beautiful, unusual, black brindle - mostly black with a little golden/orange striping. 

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Added: January 25, 2019

 

Hogtech Vodka
Racing Name:
Hogtech Vodka
Pet/Kennel Name:
Vodka
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Lundberg, Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ruditzky family of Aiken SC 1/31/19

Vodka is a shiny black male that just arrived from the adoption kennel that takes retired racers from the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville FL. He started out his career at Southland in Arkansas but only raced a few races there. Vodka raced 102 races mostly at the lower levels but did get up to B level briefly. He is a big tall guy that raced at 77lbs. Vodka's sire is the famous Djays Octane and his dam is Slatex Nickel. He will turn 4 on February 10th. He is a friendly guy that is doing great in foster care. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: January 25, 2019

 

Pope Cody
Racing Name:
Pope Cody
Pet/Kennel Name:
Cody
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Light Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Epp Family in Jamaica Plain MA 6/17/17

Cody just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He is an extra large male that is 88lbs. He is so tall that he wouldn't fit into the standard crate at the race track so they had to fix a special one for him to give him enough room. He is very tall and lanky with long legs and a long tail that touches the ground. He is a young guy that was only at the track for a few schooling races and just was so big and uncoordinated that they didn't think he was cut out to be a racer. So he never had one official race. He is a very young guy that won't turn 2 until November 18th. His sire is BD's Grayson and his dam is D's Pride. Cody is very quiet in his crate so may be good for someone living in an apartment. He is very calm for a pup but does enjoy running in the yard sometimes. He still has some puppy fuzz that will shed out later. He is a friendly guy that is good on leash in spite of his size. He kind of leans into you on walks and likes to stay close. He travels very well and just lays down in the back of his foster mom's van.  He seems like he wants to please and do the right thing. More as we get to know this sweet, gentle giant. Cody was brought in as a special request for a previous greyhound adopter that lives in Massachusetts. He is not available.

Cody had a wonderful home for a year and a half. He passed away due to traumatic injuries after falling down a flight of stairs in January of 2019. He will be missed by his family and everyone that met him. Such a sweet loving guy!

His Pedigree

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Added: January 22, 2019

 

Dutch Dalton
Racing Name:
Dutch Dalton
Pet/Kennel Name:
Dalton
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White and Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Little Family of Columbia SC 1/17/19

Dalton just arrived from the Ocala Kennel at the Orange Park Race Track. He was a star racer there and raced most of his125 races at the top A level. He raced in a lot of stakes races, that are for the top racers at that track, so he was one of the best. Dalton just turned 3 on November 26th and raced at 69lbs so is a mid to small sized male. His sire is the famous Soprano Drive and his dam is Dutch Cami. Dalton seemed to like the kids he met and greeted them calmly. He also did great with the cats and small dog he met. He seems like a calm friendly guy so far that is very well behaved. He road well on the trip up to the vet and put his head on the shoulder of the driver the entire trip. That earned him a new home with their family.

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Added: January 17, 2019

 

Lee Army
Racing Name:
Lee Army
Pet/Kennel Name:
Army
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
will be Elrod, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ahl Family 4/13/19

Army is a very tall guy that came in from the Lester Raines Kennel at Orange Park. We were very excited to get him because we just placed his mom Lee Lonnie! He raced all of his 34 races at Orange Park in FL. He mainly raced at the lower levels but did get as high as B level briefly. His racing weight is listed as 79 but he is very tall and lanky for that weight and is one of the taller guys we have seen. He turned 3 on September 24th. He doesn't have very many races for his age and it looks like he took several breaks from racing: One after his first race October 7th of 2017 until mid December and another from May 5th to June 3rd of 2018. Then from June 7th to December 9th 2018. So it looks like he had some kind of reoccurring injury. Looking at all the bumps and falls he had, it looks like he was very clumsy due to his size. He did heal up completely and went back to racing in December, but was slow, so was retired after 4 races. Army's sire is BD's Grayson and his dam is Lee Lonnie. Army is a sweet, friendly guy that travels well and seems to kennel pretty well. He has made just a little noise occasionally in his kennel, but slept through the first night without making a peep. He liked the small kids he met and seemed to do well with the small dog he met too. He was interested in the cats at first and did a lot of sniffing, but lost interest on his own without even getting a slap from the cat. We only listed him as trainable because there was some initial interest in the cat. Army was fostered with cats and did very well with them. He jumps in and out of a SUV fine. He doesn't like to potty on leash so probably will need a fenced yard. He has decent leash manners and doesn't pull but does go from side to side to check things out. His foster home describes him as a lovable dofus. Army can be dramatic like so many greyhounds. He will give the greyhound scream of death sometimes if he doesn't like something, like having his nails done. He just needs someone that doesn't buy into his drama. He is tall enough that his back touches the top of the 48 inch long crate so he needs an extra tall 48" long crate or a 54" long dane sized crate. Army was in a home for a couple of months but he didn't do well there as an only dog. They called him Harvey. He is a sensitive guy that picks up on his owner's anxiety so needs a happy confident owner so he can be the confident happy guy he normally is. 

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Added: January 17, 2019

 

Thinkin Out Loud
Racing Name:
Thinkin Out Loud
Pet/Kennel Name:
Thinkin
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
McManis, Easley SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Beck Family N Augusta SC 1/24/19

Thinkin just arrived from the farm she was raised on in Florida. She raced her entire career of 124 races at Orange Park in Florida. She was pretty good getting up to A level. She was retired from racing in May of 2017 and went back to the farm to become a mom. She was bred once but missed. After the vote to end racing in Florida she was not re-bred, so never got to have any pups. Now she is officially retired from mom duties too. Thinkin's sire is the famous Fuzzys Cannon and her dam is CTW Anti Gravity. Thinkin is a very friendly, happy girl. She was very high energy when young but has calmed down some now that she is over 5 years old. She is still pretty active for a 5 year old greyhound. She rides well, crates well and is good on leash. She seemed to like the toddlers she met and was very gentle when greeting them. She was also fine with the small dog she was around. Thinkin was curious about the cat and followed it around and sniffed and sniffed it, but never tried to hurt it. The cat finally slapped Thinkin for sniffing too much and she wouldn't get near the cat again. Although overly curious at first, she should be very trainable with a confident cat. She is being fostered with cats and is doing very well with them. Thinkin is a very nice, outgoing  girl that is going to be a great pet.

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Added: January 17, 2019

 

Iruska Thunder
Racing Name:
Iruska Thunder
Pet/Kennel Name:
Thunder
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Fostered by Glymph in Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Graham Family of Greer SC 10/19/14

Thunder is a brindle boy that raced at 78lbs. He raced at several tracks starting out at Tri State in WV, then going to Palm Beach, Melbourne and Sanford Orlando in Florida. He raced 136 races. His sire is Iruska All Star and his dam is ICU Flight Plan. Thunder is a sweet, very friendly boy that loves people. He is very calm and well behaved. Thunder turned 4 on May 17th. Thunder seemed to be very interested in the cats when he arrived at the vet's office so even though he hasn't had an official cat test, it looks like he will need a home with no kitties. He is a friendly happy guy so far. He has done fine with the small dog he met and just sniffed him politely. Thunder has been doing great in his foster home and is a very nice guy.

Thunder was adopted by the Graham family in 2014. He was renamed Cicero and lived with his family until he passed away on 1/13/19 due to cancer. He will be missed.

His Pedigree

Added: January 17, 2019

 

Foolish Pleasure
Racing Name:
Foolish Pleasure
Pet/Kennel Name:
Foolish Pleasure
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Glymph, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Peine family of Waxhaw NC 1/5/19

Foolish Pleasure was named for a great race horse. He wasn't as famous as the horse, but he was pretty good, racing most of his career of 100 races at the top A level and competing in a couple of Stakes races reserved for the best racers at the track. His last race at the Palm Beach Race track was back in August and he won it. Since he stopped racing even though he was winning, that is usually a sign that there was a minor injury. It looks like they hoped he would return to racing after a few months off, but that didn't happen, so he was eventually retired and sent to the Birmingham Alabama Race Track adoption program to be transported to adoption groups. He seems fine now. Foolish Pleasure raced at 73lbs and turned 3 on April 25th. His sire is NMS Sweet Thing and his dam is from Australia, Manyara Bale*. Foolish Pleasure passed his cat test without any interest. He also was very good with the small dog he met. He seems like a calm sensitive guy. A little overwhelmed by all the changes. He is sweet and walks up to people for attention when out of his kennel or on leash. He backs up nervously if you reach for him when he is in his kennel. He didn't shy away from the small kids he met when on leash. He is just a little timid at first and seems like he will warm up fast. More as we get to know him. 

Added: December 30, 2018

 

WW StandardIssue
Racing Name:
WW StandardIssue
Pet/Kennel Name:
Toby
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Elrod, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Welsch family of Columbia SC 1/5/19

Toby just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course. He was a great racer and was a 2016 Orange Park BestBet Puppy Stakes Finalist. He raced most of his 194 races at Orange Park at the top A level. He finished up his career in Birmingham. He is a very friendly, happy guy. He raced at 69lbs and turned 4 on August 1st. His sire is WW's Cowboys and his dam is WW's Shamrock. Toby was quite interested in the first cat he met until the cat slapped him. He did not want to get near the cat again after that. He is being fostered with cats and has completely left them alone so he is very trainable. He did fine with a small dog he saw and really liked the kids he met too. He seems like he has a lot of personality and is going to be a fun guy. Toby has been very quiet in his kennel so far, so may be a good choice for apartment living. 

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Added: December 30, 2018

 

Star Valley
Racing Name:
Star Valley
Pet/Kennel Name:
Star
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Mutolo, Greenville SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Harvin Family of Columbia SC 1/6/19

Star just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Kennel. She only had one race there and won that one but was limping after her race so was retired. That was October 17th and she is doing great now. Star is a small girl that raced at only 57lbs. She turned 2 on February 27th. She did not pass her cat test so needs a home without them. She did do fine with a small dog she met though. Her sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and her dam is Flying Wikipedia. Star seemed a little overwhelmed at first but was still pretty friendly. She liked the kids she met. More as we get to know her. 

Added: December 30, 2018

 

Indescreet
Racing Name:
Indescreet
Pet/Kennel Name:
Indescreet
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
McManis, Easley SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Reese family of Charlotte, NC, 2.28.19

Indescreet (yes is is actually spelled that way) just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course's adoption kennel. She actually raced her entire career of 102 races in Florida though. She raced at Palm Beach and Sanford Orlando race tracks. She just was sent to Birmingham because they transport a lot of dogs to adoption groups across the country. Indescreet got bumped in her last race and hurt  the tendon in her back right leg and had a little swelling there when she first arrive with us at the end of December. She hurt herself on November 30th. Indiscreet is a cute, happy, brindle girl with a tiny white stripe on her nose. She raced at 62lbs and turned 3 on July 3rd. Her sire is Fortified Power and her dam is Constant Dream. Indescreet passed her cat test easily without interest. She also passed her small dog test. She is very friendly and seemed to like everyone she met including children. She kenneled quietly and nicely when she arrived and traveled well on the trip over. 

Added: December 30, 2018

 

Lee Lonnie
Racing Name:
Lee Lonnie
Pet/Kennel Name:
Lelonnie
Age:
8
Color/Gender:
Light Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Dyer, Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Masterson Family of Forest City NC 1/12/19

LeLonnie is a sweet brood mom that had at least one litter of puppies after she retired from racing. She was a good racer starting out her career at Palm Beach, then moving on to Orange Park. She went to Wheeling in WV from there to race. She retired after 166 races in March of 2015 and went back to the farm to be a mom. She had a litter of 5 in September of 2015 that is racing now, but no other litters have been registered yet. There are likely to be others that are too young to register though. Lelonnie is a very friendly sweet girl that gets along very well with other dogs. She loves adults and children. She raced at 64lbs and turned 8 on May 2nd. Her sire is Lonesome Cry and her dam is Breezing Easy. Lelonnie did not pass her cat test but she seemed fine with a small white dog she met. LeLonnie's foster mom says she is settling in exceptionally well to home life. She is laid back and very easy so would be a great first or 4th greyhound. Exciting news! We are working on getting one of her sons that just retired from racing!! Because she is a senior Lelonnie qualifies for our reduced senior adoption fee of $250.

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Added: December 30, 2018

 

TJ Hehasrisen
Racing Name:
TJ Hehasrisen
Pet/Kennel Name:
Cooper
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Henrick, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Raines Family of Lexington SC 1/5/19

Cooper is a 5 year old guy that raced at Daytona Beach, Sarasota, Flagler and Dubuque. He wasn't very fast so was moved from track to track in hopes of finding one that he could be competitive at. He raced 87 races at the lowest levels and ended his career at Daytona Beach in January of 2017. Cooper was initially placed through another adoption group that was in the process of shutting down. He was returned to that group by his first adopter after being in a home for about a year in January of 2018. Then he was in foster care for nearly another year. The group reached out to us to place him, since they had shut down. Cooper is a large 79lbs brindle greyhound. He is pretty energetic for a 5 year old and loves to go for walks and jogs. His foster mom was taking him on 3 mile walks every day with her. He does have a pretty high prey drive so needs a home with no cats and no tiny dogs that look like bunnies. He is fine with larger dogs and greyhounds. He is in a foster home with older kids and is fine with them and likes them. He can be a little grumpy about his space so needs a home without small kids that wouldn't understand that. He loves to be up on the beds and couches. He likes to play with toys and is a happy guy. He is a very confident guy that can be a bit dramatic when he doesn't get what he wants or is asked to do something he doesn't want to do. He just turned 5 on November 24th. His sire is Kiowa Mystic Job and his dam is Kiowa Trey Tatoo. He wasn't crated in his former foster home but has been learning to crate again since he arrived with us. He is very good on leash. 

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Added: December 30, 2018

 

Time Design
Racing Name:
Time Design
Pet/Kennel Name:
Jojo
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Blue Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Davis family of Lexington SC 1/5/19

Jojo just arrived from the Southern New England Kennel at the Birmingham Race Course. His adoption was pre arranged by one of our families, that waited for him to retire, so he isn't available at this time. Jojo raced 166 races mainly at the C and B levels but did get up to A level briefly one time. He raced his entire career at Birmingham. He is a small male that raced at 66lbs. He turned 4 on August 6th. His sire is DK's Prime Time and his dam is Designers Choice. Jojo does have a pretty high prey drive and was too interested in kitties during his cat test but corrected. He would look away and behave with a correction from a person and stayed away from the cat after a slap. He did get interested again later though. He may be trainable if he was around cats for awhile, but his foster home has no cats so we think it would be best to place him in a home with no cats. He was similar with a small dog and was interested at first when it would run around but he quickly calmed down and lost interest once he realized it was just a dog. His foster home has a small italian greyhound and he has gotten used to seeing it running around, so we think he is trainable with small dogs with plenty of supervision at first. Jojo is a sweet, happy, friendly guy. He is adjusting fast and seems to be a smart boy that wants to please. He figured out how to get out of a wire crate that wasn't very sturdy and now is in a sturdier one that has proved to be escape proof. Even when he was out unsupervised he had no accidents in the house and didn't get into anything. Seems like he is a very good boy. He makes a very high pitched whistle sound when he whines and even his bark is very high pitched. He sounds like a tiny dog rather than a greyhound. 

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Added: December 30, 2018

 

Turbo Prudence
Racing Name:
Turbo Prudence
Pet/Kennel Name:
Prudence
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Memorial Adoption to the Hroblak Family

Prudence just arrived from the Birmingham Track Adoption Kennel. She actually retired from Daytona Beach in Florida in Nov but was sent to Birmingham for transport to adoption groups around the country. She also raced at Palm Beach and Valley Race Park in Texas. Prudence wasn't a great racer but she did win some of her 80 races and placed in a lot too. She is a smart girl that quickly figured out how to take off her muzzle before a race and comments on her races often say "no muzzle" or "muzzle in mouth". She is a little girl that raced at 58lbs. Prudence turned 3 on June 23rd. Her sire is Chasin the Richs and her dam is Turbo Paula. Prudence is a very friendly, happy girl with ears that stick straight up when she is curious about something. She did not pass her initial cat test. Her foster family is working with getting her used to their cats and after a few days started doing better with them but still has a pretty high prey drive and has to be watched very closely around them. She likes other dogs and children. She is a natural sitter, most adult greyhounds aren't very comfortable in that position. Prudence has adjusted fast to home life. 

We lost Prudence shortly after her spay from a pulmonary embolism. RIP sweet girl!

Added: December 30, 2018

 

By's Wally
Racing Name:
By's Wally
Pet/Kennel Name:
Wally
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
White male with brindle spots
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Hamilton, Augusta GA area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Brandon Family of Augusta GA 1/19/19

Wally just arrived from the Birmingham Track Adoption Kennel. He was sent there from the Daytona Beach Race Track because they transport dogs to adoption groups all over the country. He only had 16 races and won 5 of those so was pretty good. He had an injury in April and was kept and rehabbed in hopes that he would be able to return to racing. That didn't happen so was just officially retired. We haven't seen any sign of any injury, so he is long healed. Wally is a sweet guy that didn't show any interest in the cats he met during his cat test. He is in a foster home with cats and started showing some interest in chasing them so the jury is still out on if he will be OK to live with cats. He liked the toddlers he met. More as we get to know him. 

Added: December 29, 2018

 

RPG Up With Me
Racing Name:
RPG Up With Me
Pet/Kennel Name:
Mocha
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Schoenberger, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Schoenberger Family of Greenwood 12/21/18

Mocha just arrived from the Palm Beach Race Track. She only had two official races and fell in her first one and finished last in her second one. She was slow so was retired young. Mocha is a small girl that raced at 57lbs. She just turned 2 on December 1st. Her sire is Odd Skill and her dam is a girl that we placed named Rico's Tignanello. Mocha is actually being fostered with her mom. Mocha was pretty interested in the cats that she saw at the vet's office so her foster home will work with her with their cats to see if she can live with them. She is a happy, outgoing, bouncy girl that loves everyone she meets. Very sweet girl that traveled really well too. More as we get to know her. 

Added: December 4, 2018

 

Molly LIne
Racing Name:
Molly LIne
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kiki
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Marchese Family of Concord NC 12/8/18

Kiki just arrived from the Orange Park Race track in Florida. She also raced at Naples Ft Myers and the Flagler tracks. Kiki raced a total of 85 races in her career and raced at 62lbs. She turned 3 on June 9th. Her sire is the famous Djays Octane and her dam is U Too Kiara. Kiki is a very friendly, happy, bouncy girl that loves everyone she meets. She travels well. Kiki is very quiet in her kennel so may be a good choice for apartment or townhome living. She passed her small dog test with no interest at all. More as we get to know her.

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Added: December 4, 2018

 

B's Gold Ticket
Racing Name:
B's Gold Ticket
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ticket
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kirchhofer family of Charlotte NC 12/20/18

Ticket just arrived from Florida but doesn't have any official races at a track there. He actually raced at Southland in Arkansas and only raced at total of 42 races. Ticket will turn 4 on December 15th and raced at 75lbs. He was very fast, getting up to A level at Southland and even competing in a Stakes race. Ticket looks like he had a minor injury in January of 2017 and was given a break from racing until April of 2017. He only raced one race in April and finished 5th in that race. He must have re-injured himself in that race, because he didn't race again for almost a year. He started back racing in February of 2018. He never returned to his previous speed and only won one race at the lowest D level. He mostly finished toward the back of the pack in his next 13 races. Whatever injury he had, healed up very well, to allow him to go back to racing at the fastest track. He was moved to a lower level track in Florida in hopes he would be a winner there. He never actually raced there and the decision was made recently to retire him. Ticket seems like a calm, friendly guy. He traveled well on the trip up. He passed his cat test easily with barely a sniff. He is very quiet in his kennel and is good on leash. Ticket's sire is the famous Flying Penske and his dam is Kelsos Uptosnuff. 

Added: December 3, 2018

 

I Aint Country
Racing Name:
I Aint Country
Pet/Kennel Name:
Country
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Riggins family of Charlotte NC 12/26/18

Country just arrived from the Royal Racing Kennel at Palm Beach Race Track. He only had 3 maiden races for dogs that have never won a race. He came in 8th in two and 6th in one so was retired young. He won't turn 2 until February 17th. Country raced at 74lbs. His sire is Rico's Vintage ane his dam is RCK Sundancer. He seems like a friendly sweet guy and traveled well. Country was pretty interested in a cat he saw at a distance so may not be cat friendly but we will test him and introduce him to cats properly after he finishes up at the vet. He was fine with a beagle in his foster home. Country had a bump on the bone of his shoulder that was biopsied by our vet. Just a calcification and nothing to worry about, but he does have a spot from the biopsy that needs to heal up. Country is a very happy, waggy, guy that is so loving and sweet. He likes everyone he meets. Country is good on leash and likes to go on walks. 

Added: December 3, 2018

 

JT's Own It
Racing Name:
JT's Own It
Pet/Kennel Name:
Own It
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Waters family of Greenville SC 1/20/19

Own it just arrived from trainer Kathi Lacasse at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He is a young guy that was too slow in training and just couldn't keep up so he never actually had an official race. He won't turn 2 until July 1st of next year. His sire is Pat C Sabbath and his dam is JT's Pat Benatar. Own it doesn't have a racing weight since he never raced but we would guess him to be in the mid 70s. He is a friendly friendly happy guy that didn't seem too worried about all the changes in his life. Own it passed his small dog test easily so we are hopefully he won't want to chase kitties either. Really sweet boy. He started out wanting to help drive by getting into the front seat. He settled down fast and laid down for the rest of the trip though so travels really well. He slept all night quietly in his crate the first night in his foster home and only whined when he needed to go outside the next day. He seems like a really nice easy going guy for one so young.

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Added: December 3, 2018

 

Blutoo Kapow
Racing Name:
Blutoo Kapow
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kapow
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Doby Salisbury NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Vanderlip family of Evans GA 12/21/18

Kapow just arrived from the Derby Lane Race Track in Florida. He also raced at Palm Beach in Florida. He raced 106 races mainly winning and placing at the lower levels. He raced at 75lbs. His sire is the famous Dragon Fire and his dam is Soft Trent who we placed earlier this year. Kapow with turn 4 on Jan 18th. He is a friendly guy that passed his cat and small dog tests easily. More as we get to know him. 

Added: November 30, 2018

 

Myth Express
Racing Name:
Myth Express
Pet/Kennel Name:
Express
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White with Brindle Spots Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Cole, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Blue Family of Florence SC 12/1/18

Express just arrived from the Orange Park Race Track in Florida. She also raced some of her 124 races at Derby Lane in Florida and just a few at Wheeling Downs in WV. She got up to the top A level a couple of times but mainly raced at the lower levels. Express is a very friendly happy girl that gives kisses to just about everyone she meets. She is a natural sitter which is unusual for a greyhound. Most just aren't comfortable in that position and choose to stand or lay down instead. Express will drop into a sit often and seems quite comfortable though. Her sire is the famous Kiowa Myth and her dam is Flying Hall. Express turned 3 on March 6th. She passed her cat test without any interest when they were still, when they moved she was interested but wouldn't actually go up to them again. She was was tested with a black cat and a tabby cat - both short haired. Later she was more interested in a white long haired cat roaming the vet's office so seems like she would do best in a home with short haired cats only. She did fine with the small 15lb white Italian Greyhound she met. She loved the toddlers she met and gave them kisses and really seemed to like children. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: November 30, 2018

 

Eight
Racing Name:
Eight
Pet/Kennel Name:
Eight
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Bailey/White Laurens SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Whiddon Family of Welford SC 12/15/18

Special Needs! Eight just arrived from a farm in Florida. His sire is Irish - Definate Opinion and his dam is Drop Top. Eight is a very small guy at just 65lbs. He failed out of racing training so never completed the registration process and never got a registered name. He is very young and won't even turn 2 until May 25th. After we got him into a new environment, we discovered that he was feeling and sniffing his way along and appeared to have very limited vision. So the reason he didn't chase the lure was because he couldn't see it. Our vet checked Eight's eyes and found he can see light and dark but definitely has very limited vision. Our vet was not able to make a definitive diagnosis with the equipment she had. Eight's eyes are clear and look fine. They don't bother him or cause him any pain. Our vet said this isn't likely to be something that can be reversed. Eight gets around amazingly well once he learns his surroundings. His lack of eyesight is most noticeable when he is in an unfamiliar place. Dogs have such sensitive noses and use them so much that they are able to smell their way around their environment very quickly.  Eight is doing great in foster care and is turning into a snuggler that wants affection. In just a few days he got comfortable enough in the house to play with toys. He passed his cat and small dog tests easily and is living with both in his foster home. He was appropriate with the toddlers he met and greeted them calmly and didn't shy away but didn't seek them out either. Eight also had to have both of his lower canines removed at our vet because they were not aligned right and were poking into his gums causing pain. He is on soft food now but he will be able to eat regular dog food after his mouth heals up. Eight has the most beautiful glossy coat and is a real stunner and so sweet. 

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Added: November 30, 2018

 

Natural Magic
Racing Name:
Natural Magic
Pet/Kennel Name:
Magic
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Henrick, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Craft Family of Aiken SC 12/1/18

Magic just arrived from trainer AJ Grant at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He raced most of his 102 races there. He also raced some races at Southland in Arkansas. Magic was a good racer getting up to A level at Orlando. He will turn 4 on December 7th and raced at 74lbs. Magic is very unusual because he has a pink nose instead of a black nose like most greyhounds. Very unique and very cute. His sire is KC and All and his dam is Norah Jones. Magic passed his cat and small dog tests easily so should be able to live with either. He has liked the kids he has met too. Magic was a little overwhelmed by all the changes at first but is figuring everything out pretty fast. New things like ceiling fans are a little scary.  He walks very nicely on leash and is quiet in his kennel. He is great on stairs and went up and down with no problem from the start. He is a pretty friendly guy that just needs a little time to get used to a new environment. 

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Added: November 24, 2018

 

Edward Meechum
Racing Name:
Edward Meechum
Pet/Kennel Name:
Edward
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Frymire, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Wisner Family of Aiken SC 11/25/18

Edward just arrived from trainer AJ Grant at the Sanford Orlando Race track. He is an extra large male that raced at 82lbs. He is a stocky guy that is all muscle. He also raced some of his 114 races at Southland. He was pretty fast getting up to B level at Southland, which is a very tough track. He got up to A level once he moved to Orlando. Edward's litter are all named for characters in the Netflix series House of Cards. We also placed his littermates Doug Stamper, Frank Underwood, Heather Dunbar, and Skorsky. Edward turned 4 on October 29th. His sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is  D's Honey Badger. Edward traveled well and kennels very well. He was friendly, playful and happy at the racing kennel, but has been a little unsure of himself since he has arrived. He is pretty friendly with adults, but was afraid of the kids he met and would shy away from them, so we think he would do better in a home without young kids. He did pass his cat test and just gave the cat a casual sniff and walked off. He also was fine with the small 15lb dog he met. So far Edward has been very calm, well behaved and sweet. 

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Added: November 20, 2018

 

FF Iron Man
Racing Name:
FF Iron Man
Pet/Kennel Name:
Robert
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Piper family of Lugoff SC 11/28/18

Robert just arrived from the Roban Farm in Florida. He is a very young boy that never actually got to the race track. He just wasn't interested in chasing anything so flunked out of race training. Robert is a tiny guy that doesn't have an official race weight but we would guess him to be around 62lbs. He celebrated his first birthday on May 5th. His sire is WW Time Warp and his dam is Cahillusmarshall. Robert is a sweet submissive puppy boy. He gives everyone he meets kisses and keeps his head body low when meeting people or other dogs. He is also very dramatic and will yelp like a pup if he even thinks something might hurt. His racing name of Iron Man really doesn't fit him, he is not a tough guy at all. Our vet and her staff commented on what a cry baby he was when they were working with him. He is very sweet and loved the kids he met, giving them gentle kisses and wanting to be with them. He passed his cat and small dogs tests easily, as we expected. He didn't want to chase them any more than he wanted to chase the lure. Robert traveled well and crates well. He seems well behaved for a young pup, but he may get more active as he gets more confident in his new surroundings. This is the first time he has been off his farm so everything is very new to him he is definitely very unsure of himself. He was worried during his photo shoot and didn't want to look at the camera.

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Added: November 20, 2018

 

JT's Steppin Out
Racing Name:
JT's Steppin Out
Pet/Kennel Name:
Steppin Out
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Colflesh, Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Owens Family of Duncan SC 12/1/18

Steppin Out just arrived from trainer Kathi LaCasse at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She raced 118 races and also raced at Naples Ft Myers FL, Dubuque IA, and Southland in Arkansas. She got up to A level at a couple of those tracks so was pretty good. Steppin Out's sire is Flyin Man of God and her dam is SE's Tali Aspen. She raced at 62lbs and turned 4 on July 30th. She is an outgoing happy girl that travels well. Steppin Out was too interested in chasing kitties to be able to live with them. We thought she may be trainable at first because she did back off when the cat slapped her but when the cat moved she got too excited again. So she needs a home with no kitties. She did fine with the 15lb Italian greyhound she met though and is being fostered with dogs that size. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: November 20, 2018

 

Boc's Queen Ali
Racing Name:
Boc's Queen Ali
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ali
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Blue Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Owens Family of Greenwood SC 12/24/18

Ali just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park Race Track in Florida. She also raced at Dubuque in IA and Naples Ft Myers in FL. She raced 121 races and was good, getting up to A level and competing in a couple of Stakes races. Her sire is the famous KC and All and her dam is Boc's Snow Queen. Ali turned 4 on Nov 14th and raced at 60bs. She is a light fawn with a blue instead of black nose and blue on her ears. Ali is a cute little girl with a very sweet friendly personality. She traveled well. When she had her vetting our vet discovered that she has an erratic heartbeat that slows down dangerously when under anesthesia. She will need very careful vetting with only very skilled greyhound vets any time she is put under for the rest of her life. Ali did not pass her cat test. She was much too interested in getting the cat. Once the cat slapped her she did stop and didn't want to get near that cat again, so could possibly be trainable with the right cat. Due to her initial excitement level about the cat, we think it would be safer to put her in a home with no kitties though. She seemed fine with a small 15lb Italian greyhound she met and didn't even get up off her bed when he came in the room. Ali liked the small kids she met. Ali's foster home has decided that they want to keep her. 

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Added: November 20, 2018

 

TMC's Lowe Jack
Racing Name:
TMC's Lowe Jack
Pet/Kennel Name:
Loki
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Brylowe Family of Hendersonville NC 11/21/18

Loki just arrived from the Orange Park Race track in Florida, where he raced most of his career of 88 races. He also raced briefly at Southland in Arkansas. Loki was good and got up to the top A level and even competed in one stakes race. He raced for Blanchard Kennel. Loki is an extra large male that raced at 88lbs. He turned 3 on August 9th. Loki's sire is the famous Craigie Whistler and his dam is TMC's Jaylowe. He was a kennel favorite and was encouraged to put his feet up on your shoulders to give gentle hugs-see his other pictures. He loves to give kisses too and is very outgoing and social. He is a big dog that is very strong and very curious. He pulls hard on leash and needs some work on leash manners. Loki is definitely a needle nose with a long overbite that makes his nose even longer than most. He passed his cat test easily. When he went up to sniff the cat he got slapped by the cat. He yelped and cried and nearly fell down trying to get away from the cat and wouldn't go back near that cat or any other after that. He loved the small kids he met, but is so big and bouncy that he may do better with kids that are a little older that he wouldn't accidentally knock down. Loki is a big guy with an extra large personality to match. 

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Added: November 20, 2018

 

Craigie Jayhawk
Racing Name:
Craigie Jayhawk
Pet/Kennel Name:
Jayhawk
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White with Red Spots Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Doby, Salisbury NC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Newsome Family

Jayhawk raced 60 races at Palm Beach and Mardi Gras Race tracks. He got up to A briefly and also competed in a couple of Stakes Races so he was pretty good. He retired in September. Jayhawks racing owners and foster home are a couple of our volunteers. His sire is the famous Djays Octane and his dam is Craigie Joplin. Jayhawk turned 3 on October 7th. He raced at 73lbs. Jayhawk is a handsome white and red boy with a white blaze up the center of is nose and white all the way around his neck. His red is mainly on his back and head with the rest of him being white. 

Added: November 12, 2018

 

Craigie Oasis
Racing Name:
Craigie Oasis
Pet/Kennel Name:
Oasis
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Light Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Doby, Salisbury NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Lenkofsky family of Sylvania GA 11/17/18

Oasis is a littermate to Cabana that we also placed. Their racing owners were two of our members and volunteers. Oasis raced 169 races at Palm Beach and Sanford Orlando. She was pretty good getting up to A level for awhile and even competed in one stakes race. She turned 4 on June 27th and is a small girl that weighs only 57lbs. Her sire is the famous Kiowa Mon Manny and her dam is Skiddy Belle. 

Added: November 12, 2018

 

Article Patch
Racing Name:
Article Patch
Pet/Kennel Name:
Patches
Age:
10
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Hogan, Augusta GA area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Burnside Family of Martinez GA 11/11/18

Patches originally raced at Naples Ft Myers and Flagler tracks. She raced 103 races mainly at the lower levels of racing. She raced 22 times before she won her first maiden race and became an official racer. She did get up to the B level briefly. Patches has been retired and in a home since November of 2011. She was initially adopted through Greyhound Lifesavers and was returned to us to rehome. Her owner felt that she spent too much time alone due to her busy schedule. Patches just turned 10 on August 20th and really doesn't look her age. Just a gorgeous girl that doesn't have a lot of white on her face yet. Her sire is Oneco Spirit and her dam is Hammer This. Patches passed her cat and small dog tests and loves children. She is quiet in her crate and well behaved, she does whine when she needs to go out though. Her favorite place to be is the bed closest to a person. She is used to being on a couch or human bed and will get up on either.  She is a very sweet girl that was just a bit overwhelmed when she first arrived. Because she is an older gal she qualifies for our reduced senior adoption fee. 

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Added: November 12, 2018

 

Daisy
Racing Name:
Daisy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Daisy
Age:
1
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Simpsonville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Owens Family of Simpsonville SC 10/11/05

Daisy came to us as a puppy. She was too shy to race and flunked out of training because she just was so scared that she couldn't really be handled by people. It took months of patience to be able to get this shy little girl to warm up and by that time her foster home decided to keep her. Daisy came from a farm near Tallahassee Florida and was going to race at the now closed Jefferson County Kennel Club Race Track if she had made it through training. Her farm was near that track and her owner had a couple of race kennels there. Some of her littermates weren't as shy and did race there. Daisy never actually finished her registration process and didn't get an official racing name since she flunked out of training. Daisy was born on March 15th 2004 and we got her just a little over a year later. Daisy warmed up to her adoptive family but was always afraid of children because she had never seen kids at her farm. Daisy's sire was Tame Game and her dam was Barts Cookie. We ended up placing 6 of her littermates. Only two of them were as shy as Daisy. She was one of the fuzziest greyhounds we have ever seen with a thick coat and very fuzzy tail. Daisy lived with the Owens family for 13 years and passed away at 4.5 years old in October of 2018. Be sure to look at her other pictures to see how much her coloring changed over the years. 

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Added: November 1, 2018

 

Kiowa Wish N You
Racing Name:
Kiowa Wish N You
Pet/Kennel Name:
Willy
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Dyer Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Wiltsie family of Duncan 8/16/16

Willy came in from the Palm Beach Race track. He never actually raced there. In schooling races he would try to chase the lure but could only run slowly around the track and couldn't keep up with the other greyhounds at all. So he retired without an official race. When we took him to our vet we found out there was a reason that he couldn't run. He has a very weak heart that is failing. Our vet guesses that Willy only has about a year to live. Our vet decided to adopt him and give him the best care and meds he can possibly have in what little time he has left. Willy is a sweet, brindle boy that is very loving. His sire is Kiowa Wish Frank and his dam is Rosalina. He is a very young guy that won't even turn 2 until October 29th. 

Willy lived a great but short life with Dr Wiltsie. She was able to give him more time than she thought and he lived until September 13th 2018. Willy was also known as the Goat. He went to work with his mom at Healthpointe Veterinary Clinic and was spoiled rotten by the staff there. Goodbye sweet WillyGoat. You will be missed. 

His Pedigree

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Added: November 1, 2018

 

Bacs Kareem
Racing Name:
Bacs Kareem
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kareem
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Fulton (Augusta, GA)
Adoption Status: Adopted to Plauche Family of Brunswick, GA 3/10/12

Kareem has been in a home before so is home acclimated and has good house manners. He has lived with cats and small dogs and is fine with them. He is a friendly, loving guy and very sweet. He is a smaller guy that raced at just 69lbs. Kareem's birthday is December 12th. Kareem's only negative is that he is very food motivated and has shown some possessiveness over his food occasionally. We are working on that with him. Because of that we think he would do better in a home with no children even though he has lived with children and has always been gentle with them. Kareem is such a gorgeous guy!

Kareem was called Mr Big after he was adopted and was with his family nearly 7 years. He passed away on October 1st of 2018. He is remembered as the sweetest, silliest, funniest, snuggliest, most loving boy his owners could ever have asked for. He will be missed terribly. Run free and fast, big guy. 

His Pedigree

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Added: November 1, 2018

 

Racingin MyHeart
Racing Name:
Racingin MyHeart
Pet/Kennel Name:
Heart/Racin
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Kaage (Augusta, GA)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Lockman, 5.27.14

Heart is a littermate to Rumble that is arriving with her. She was called Racin when she was racing but has been called Heart since at the farm so has two names. She was a better racer than her sister starting out at Derby Lane winning most of her top level A races then moved to Southland in Arkansas to race in AA races. She only raced 45 races and got bumped in a turn when she was at the top of her game and was injured in January of 2010. Heart raced at 67lbs and is a daughter to Wheelie Cool who we also placed. Her sire is Maryville Rumble. She was born Oct 13th of 2006. Heart went to Kansas to became a mom after she was retired and has 4 litters of puppies (26) that are already racing. Now she has retired from being a mom and is ready to start her new career as a pet. Her trainer says both girls were calm well behaved dogs that he loved having the kennel. More as we get to know her.

Heart's name was changed to Raisen after adoption. She was with them 4 years before she passed away in her sleep in October of 2018 after an illness. 

Her Pedigree

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Added: November 1, 2018

 

Tom Dooley
Racing Name:
Tom Dooley
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tom
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Crouch (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Congrats to the Fox Family of Aiken 2/2/13

Tom is a striking small, young, bright red, brindle boy that weighs 65lb and is mostly red without a lot of striping. He passed his cat and small dog tests and is OK to live with either. Tom was pretty shy when he first arrived but after living in an adoptive home for a year has become much more outgoing. Tom is an economy return that is available again through no fault of his own. His owner loved him and tried to keep him but just couldn't do it. Greyhounds rarely make good watchdogs but Tom may be the exception to that rule. He will bark a couple of barks to let you know people have arrived at the house. For this reason Tom would probably not be the best dog for an apartment or townhouse. Tom walks great on leash and is a happy boy that has good house manners. He does need to go outside every 4 or 5 hours and can't hold it for an entire work day like some greyhounds can. He will need someone that can come home at lunch to let him out or someone that works shorter days. We have him marked older kids only because loud running children have made him nervous in the past. He has been absolutely fine with kids at the meet and greets he has gone to and with visiting children but living with small kids would probably be stressful for him. We think Tom would do best in a home with other dogs to hang out with when people leave because he does seem to stress when he is left totally alone but does much better when he is with other dogs. Tom celebrated his 4th birthday on Christmas day. Just look at that cute puppy face! Already home acclimated too!

Tom passed away in 2018. He will be missed very much. 

His Pedigree

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Added: November 1, 2018

 

Kareuhline
Racing Name:
Kareuhline
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kareuhline
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Fawn Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Augusta GA area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hudkins family of Martinez, GA 11/8/18

Kareuhline is just coming in from the Lester Raines kennel at the Orange Park Race Track. She is a fawn brindle female (tan with black tiger stripes). She only raced 7 races and usually finished toward the back of the pack. She didn't win any races so she was retired. She raced at 64lbs and turned 2 on July 5th. Her sire is Legull and her dam is Cerreal. Her trainer says she is a really sweet friendly girl. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: October 28, 2018

 

CTW Beckham
Racing Name:
CTW Beckham
Pet/Kennel Name:
Beckham
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Winall Family of Trenton SC 11/23/18

Beckham just arrived from the Lester Raines Kennel at Orange Park in Jacksonville Florida. He is a young fawn male that preferred to play instead of race so was retired with no official races. Since he has no races listed he doesn't have an official racing weight but he weighed about 71lbs at the vet. He is a tall boy and will probably put on a few more lbs in retirement and be a larger male. His sire is Counselor and his dam is CTW Rosemary. He was born on a beautiful farm in Texas. Beckham celebrated his 2nd birthday on the day he arrived with us November 1. He is a very outgoing guy that is playful and silly. He still has a lot of puppy in him. He seems like he is a pretty smart boy because he figured out how to escape from a wire crate. He is in a plastic vari style crate now that works best for the houdini types. Beckham doesn't seem to be phased by much. He likes everyone he meets. He is curious about everything new and wants to sniff or taste it and is willing to climb up to get it so will need some work on manners. Beckham can be noisy in his crate so wouldn't be a good apartment or townhouse dog. He was too interested in the cat when he was tested so needs a home with no kitties. He is being fostered with a small Italian Greyhound and was also fostered with an older bassett hound so should be OK with smaller dogs. He spends a lot of time trying to convince other dogs to play with him and would do best with a playful dog that would enjoy that type of thing. He loved the small toddlers he met and kept going back to them to kiss them every chance he got. Beckham is an adorable pup with a big personality that is going to be a lot of fun. 

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Added: October 28, 2018

 

Fuzzy's Tara Reid
Racing Name:
Fuzzy's Tara Reid
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tara
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Slaton, Bluffton SC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Czapiewski family of Greenville SC

Tara is a brood mom that we met on one of our track trips. She came in from the Bolton Farm in Florida. She raced at the Bolton kennel at Sanford Orlando most of her career. She also raced briefly at Flagler and Naples Ft Myers. Tara was a big star the race track and won an amazing 9 top A level races IN A ROW. She was so fast that her finishes were described as Electrifying, Cyclonic, Explosive, and Super Sonic. Unless she was bumped, blocked or actually fell, she almost always won. A true superstar that was retired at the top A level in November of 2015. She went back to the farm to have pups then. We got to meet some of them on one of our group's track trips. Now she has been retired from mom duties and is available for adoption. She turned 6 on January 12th and raced at 61lbs. Her sire is the famous Djays Octane and her dam is Fuzzys Autumn. This is a very special girl and her owner and trainer want to stay in touch with her pet owners and get updates. Tara has been in a adoptive home since November, but their dog bit her and she was uncomfortable around him after that. They think she would do better in another home. Tara is more comfortable around women and can be a little timid of men at first. Tara passed her cat test and just sniffed the cat. She was fostered with small dogs and was fine with them too.

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Added: October 28, 2018

 

Kelsos Rudy
Racing Name:
Kelsos Rudy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rudy
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Garrett, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Plauche family of Hammond LA 11/10/18

Rudy is just coming in from the Orange Park Race Track. He didn't actually race there though. He raced all of his 30 races at the Lester Raines Kennel at Wheeling Downs in WV. He was actually very good getting up to the top AA level there. His last race there was at the top AA level in July. He was was taken out of racing at that point because of an injury and rehabbed in hopes he could return to racing later. He was moved to Jacksonville to a slower track to finish out his career, but never returned to his former speed so has been retired. Rudy is a smaller male racing at 68lbs. His sire is BD's Grayson and his dam is Kelsos Jenna. Rudy passed his cat test without much interest at all. When he first arrived he seemed just a little timid and overwhelmed. More as we get to know him.

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Added: October 28, 2018

 

Eyes Mean It
Racing Name:
Eyes Mean It
Pet/Kennel Name:
Eyes
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Henrick, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Gettys Family of Chapin SC 11/11/18

Eyes is an XL dark brindle male that raced at 82lbs. He is coming in from the Lester Raines kennel at Orange Park in Jacksonville FL. He started out racing at Southland but was moved to Orange Park Race track and race most of his 44 races there. He was winning races and got up to A level at first but after he got bumped and fell he never won another race. He took a break from racing starting August 2nd due to a hind muscle injury and although that healed up great the decision was just made to retire him permanently. Eyes just turned 3 on September 8th. His sire is Eyes Loaded and his dam is O Ya Miss Fifi. Eyes was raised on a farm in Kansas. He is a big, calm, sweet guy according to his trainer. He passed his cat test easily. Initially a little curious and sniffed the cat, but after the cat smacked him, he walked out of the room. More as we get to know him.

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Added: October 28, 2018

 

CTW Jolly Rogers
Racing Name:
CTW Jolly Rogers
Pet/Kennel Name:
Roger
Age:
Almost 5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Frymire, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Coggins family of Simpsonville 11/21/18

Roger came in from AJ Grant, a trainer, at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He is a big star that raced 165 races at Southland, Naples Ft Myers and Orlando. Roger raced mostly at the top A and AA levels and won a lot of races. He even was entered in Stakes races at Southland which are reserved for the top racers at that track. Roger is a mid sized guy that raced at 73lbs. He will turn 5 on November 12th. Roger was born on a small, beautiful farm in Texas and was around children there. His sire is the famous Gable Sour Cream and his dam is CTW Pole Dancer. We placed a couple of dogs from a different litter out of the same mom - CTW Outlaw Kid and CTW Salsa Dancer. Both are excellent pets. His trainer says he is just the BEST dog. Very sweet and very good. Roger passed his cat and small dog tests and likes kids. 

Added: October 28, 2018

 

T's Envoy
Racing Name:
T's Envoy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Envoy
Age:
Almost 2
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Owens family of Duncan SC 11/18/18

Envoy is just arriving from trainer AJ Grant in Sanford Orlando. His last race was actually at Derby Lane in September and he also raced at Dubuque earlier. He was moved to Orlando in hopes he would be competitive there,  but but never had an official race at that track. He won a couple of races early on, but usually came in toward the back of the pack so the decision was made to retire him after 20 races. Envoy is a young black male that won't turn 2 until November 25th. He weighted 68lbs at the vet so is a smaller guy but he could gain a few pounds still. His sire is Flying Titanium and his dam is Flying Cesium. Envoy is an energetic guy that still is very young and puppyish. He would love to have kids or other dogs to play with. He will need some training on good house manners since he is still a goofy, curious pup. He is very friendly and did great at large greyhound event with lots of people and dogs around. He walked politely around and loved all the attention he got. Envoy did not pass his cat test so needs a home without kitties. 

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Added: October 28, 2018

 

Dutch Shelby
Racing Name:
Dutch Shelby
Pet/Kennel Name:
Shelby
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
White with Black Spots Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Tomkow, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Holt family of Greenville SC 11/9/18

Shelby raced at Palm Beach race track up until July when she started bumping into dogs and playing during races. That isn't allowed so she took a break from racing. She was moved to Jacksonville to the Lester Raines Kennel in hopes a fresh start in a new place would help. She still interfered so was retired permanently. She raced at 62lbs and turned 2 on May 18th. Her sire is the famous DJays Octane and her dam is Dutch Daphne. We placed her brother Dutch Wildcat recently and he is a very sweet boy. Shelby is supposed to be a sweet, friendly girl too. More as we get to know her. 

Added: October 28, 2018

 

Craigie Cabana
Racing Name:
Craigie Cabana
Pet/Kennel Name:
Cabana
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Doby Salisbury NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Lenkofsky family of Sylvania GA 10/27/18

Cabana just arrived from the Palm Beach Race Track where she raced most of her 177 races. She also raced briefly at the Mardi Gras Racetrack. Cabana was pretty good getting up to the top A level at the track a couple of times. Most of her races were at the lower levels though. Cabana turned 4 on June 27th and raced at 60lbs. Her sire is the very famous Kiowa Mon Manny and her dam is Skiddy Belle. She is the littermate of a couple of dogs that our volunteers own. Cabana is an awesome girl that is very snuggly and loves attention. She enjoys playing with toys. Cabana passed her cat test with some initial interest but she is very correctible. She is living with a cat in her foster home. 

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Added: October 12, 2018

 

Promise N Hope
Racing Name:
Promise N Hope
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ally
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Martin Family of Greenville SC 10/19/18

Ally just arrived from a dog farm in Arkansas. She raced 70 races mostly at Wheeling Downs in WV and was very good getting up to the top AA levels at one of the toughest tracks. She also raced briefly at Southland. After she retired in January of 2018, she went back to the farm to be a mom. She had just one puppy a few weeks ago. It was too big and she had trouble having it. The puppy didn't make it and her owners decided to just retire her instead of having more litters. Ally will turn 4 on January 6th. Her sire is the famous Flying Penske and her dam is Cidina. She raced at 65lbs. She is pretty good on leash and potties on leash so may do fine with potty walks instead of having a fenced yard. Ally travels really well and just gets in the car and lays down. She is calm in her crate. She can be just a little timid when she first meets you but did great at a busy shopping area and was very happy to let people come up and pet her. She just didn't go up to the people asking to be petted. She does like kids and gets more excited to see them than adults. She is a grinner that smiles when excited. She warms up very fast and was very happy to see us and waggy after just one day. She has a fantastic calm personality. Ally was interested in the first cat she met, but after that was fine with the other cats she met and not interested in them at all. She even walked nicely past several ducks. Ally has the glossiest, gorgeous, black coat. She had an injury to her tail when she was young so now has a cute little nub that is only about 3 inches long. She thinks it makes her even cuter and she doesn't have to worry about it getting shut in a door or gate like other greyhounds.

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Added: October 10, 2018

 

High Noon Throttle
Racing Name:
High Noon Throttle
Pet/Kennel Name:
Throttle
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White with Brindle Spots Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Marchese Family of Charlotte NC 10/13/18

Throttle just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course. He never actually raced there though. The adoption group there just gets retired greyhounds from other tracks to transport to vet and distribute to other adoption groups. Throttle actually raced at Daytona Beach, Melbourne, Palm Beach and Orange Park in Florida. He raced 62 races and only won 3 of those. Throttle was moved around in hopes he would find a track he where he would be competitive, but finally was retired. He is a mostly white boy with a few brindle spots and one ear that flips over sometimes. He raced at 71lbs.Throttle turned 3 on March 7th. He is friendly and waggy. He loves to give kisses and seems to be really fond of children. He is very quiet in his kennel so may be a good apartment dog. He also potties nicely on leash so may do fine without a fenced yard being leash walked. Throttle travels well and is really sweet. He passed his cat and small dog tests without much interest in either. His sire is Makeshift and his dam is HI Noon G Thang. 

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Added: October 10, 2018

 

WW Minnie Driver
Racing Name:
WW Minnie Driver
Pet/Kennel Name:
Missy
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White with Red Spots Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Bowden, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hudgins family of Grovetown, GA 5.11.19

Missy came in initially from the Birmingham Race Course. She only raced one of her 49 races there though. She traveled around to quite a few tracks. Missy started out at Dubuque in IA, then went to Wheeling Downs in WV, Gulf in TX and Orange Park in FL then finally Birmingham AL. She did get up to A level once at Orange Park but just wasn't a really good racer. She moved around a lot looking for a place where she would be competitive. Missy turned 3 on November 28th and raced at 65lbs. Her sire is the famous KC and All and her dam is WW's Whiteclover. She was called Minnie at the track but has since been renamed Missy by her first family. She is a pretty timid girl that will need time to warm up. Missy seems to be little more shy with men than kids and females. She was initially fostered with a calm 8 year old child. Most timid dogs are terrified around very loud fast moving small kids though so she probably needs a home with quiet older kids or no kids. Missy travels well. She is excellent on leash and goes potty on leash walks, so may do OK without a fenced yard. Missy has been in a wonderful home since October of 2018. Her family is elderly and both have fallen recently. One broke a hip and one broke a back, and one is still in the hospital. They aren't going to be able to care for a dog anymore and have asked us to find Missy a new home. She passed her cat and small dog tests so should be fine to live with either. Missy is doing well in her foster home with some several small dogs. She comes with a big bed and some toys that were sent with her to help her with the transition. Missy is a sweet girl that will just need a little time to warm up. She has met a couple of families, but doesn't interact at all on the first meeting, so any potential families need to understand that. She is very well behaved in her foster home and once she is home with you she will warm up. She is just a shy girl that just needs a week or two in a new home to come out of her shell. 

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Added: October 10, 2018

 

WW Parker O'Neal
Racing Name:
WW Parker O'Neal
Pet/Kennel Name:
Parker
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Frymire, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Mattson Family of Simpsonville SC 10/20/18

Parker just arrived from the Birmingham Race Track. He raced all of his 99 races there and was a good racer. He mainly raced at the top A level and won quite a few races. Parker raced at 68lbs so is a smaller guy. He just turned 3 on September 22nd. Parker's sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is WW's Rock Star. Parker is a very calm, easy going guy. Although he resists going in his kennel at first, once he is in there he crates quietly and is being fostered in a townhouse. Parker is excellent on leash. He gets along great with the other greyhounds in his foster home, male and female. He passed his cat and small dog tests easily so should be fine to live with either. He also travels really well. We were told that Parker was a little shy when he first arrived at the track but he warmed up to his trainers within 2 weeks and followed them around and was their best friend once he warmed up. He has been a little jumpy with his foster mom if she moves fast or is loud, but he comes when called and will take food out of your hand with no problem, so isn't too shy. Parker seems like a very sweet guy that would be an easy first or fourth greyhound and he is so handsome. Those eyes just draw you in!! 

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Added: October 10, 2018

 

WW's Sammy
Racing Name:
WW's Sammy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sammy
Age:
Almost 5
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Mutollo, Piedmont
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Wiltsie Family of Duncan SC 10/14/18

Sammy just arrived from the Birmingham Race Track. She was a fantastic racer that raced at 68lbs! She came in 2nd in the 2015 Orange Park Bestbet Juvenile Stakes Race. She placed 3rd in the 2016 Orange Park Patton Silver Cup and was a finalist in the 2016 Orange Park Bestbet Sprint Classic. Those races are reserved for the best racers at the track. Sammy raced 222 races, and almost always raced at the very top A level races against the other top dogs. She won a lot of her races!! Sammy is a very friendly, happy girl with a great personality and loves everyone she meets. Even though she will turn 5 on November 14th she is still bouncy and waggy. In all her pictures her tail was always a blur because she was wagging it the whole time. Sammy's sire is the famous Bella Infrared and her dam is WW Kay Sun. Sammy did not pass her cat test so needs a home without them. She was fine with a 15lb Italian Greyhound she met. She does seem to need careful introductions to small to medium fuzzier dogs though. She tends to mistake fuzzy things for bunnies until she sniffs them and figures out what they are. Sammy travels well. She can be a little loud in her kennel at first so probably would not be a good apartment dog. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: October 10, 2018

 

Atascocita Tip
Racing Name:
Atascocita Tip
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tippy
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Camacho, Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Turbyfill Family of Augusta GA 10/13/18

Tippy is a 62lb red female that just came in from the Palm Beach Race Track. She raced all of her 121 races there. Tippy mainly placed but won a few races and got up to B level briefly a couple of times. Tippy actually retired in July and has been at the track kennel since then. Her sire is the very famous Kiowa Sweet Trey and her dam is Atascocita Tisoy. Tippy is in a foster home with 3 small dogs and is doing great with them. She has cried a bit when left alone so may not be an apartment dog. Tippy is very loving and friendly. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: October 10, 2018

 

Atascocita Valry
Racing Name:
Atascocita Valry
Pet/Kennel Name:
Valry
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Parcels, Travelers Rest SC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Parcels Family of Travelers Rest SC 10/10/18

Valry just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course, where she raced most of her 94 races. She also raced briefly at Mobile and Palm Beach Tracks. Although she raced a lot of races she rarely won and mainly just placed at the lower levels of racing. She is a small black girl that raced at 58lbs. She turned 3 on June 27th. Valry's sire is the famous Oshkosh Slammer and her dam is Atascocita Davia. She is a friendly, happy girl with a tail that wags a lot. She is pretty calm and very sweet. Valry passed her cat and small dog tests without much interest in either. She seems to like the young boy in her foster home so should be good with kids. She travels really well too. 

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Added: October 10, 2018

 

Eastnor Rebel
Racing Name:
Eastnor Rebel
Pet/Kennel Name:
Eugene
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Doby (Salisbury, NC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Marks family, 3.09.19

Eugene just arrived from a Florida farm where he has been living since he retired from racing in March of 2018. He raced mainly at the lower levels but did get up to B level a few times in his 57 races. He raced most of his career at D'Arcy Kennels at Derby Lane, but also raced briefly at Gulf. Most 4 year olds would have a lot more races. Eugene was taken out of racing for a year from December 5th of 2016 and not put back into racing until Nov of 2017 after a collision and fall in a race. He went back and had 15 more races after his year long break. Eugene is a gorgeous 71lb black male. He is the sweetest, most gentle boy, that gives kisses to humans and other dogs alike when he meets them. He passed his cat test easily and has been fine with a small dog too. He likes kids and everyone else he meets. He pulls on leash some, curiously checking things out. He is a calm guy in the house though and very well behaved. He crates really well but does whine sometimes, so probably wouldn't be quiet enough for townhouse or apartment living. At the track, some of the other boys would bully him and he didn't even defend himself. His track trainers ended up always turning him out with one or two other gentle boys like him, rather than with the larger pack of more rowdy males. Eugene will turn 4 on September 26th. His Sire is Makeshift and his dam is Celtic Dream. 

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Added: September 24, 2018

 

Phantom Bianca
Racing Name:
Phantom Bianca
Pet/Kennel Name:
Bianca
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Mutollo, Piedmont
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Cozier Family of Greenville SC 10/2/18

Bianca is a young, beautiful, red, girl that turned 2 on February 2nd. She raced at 68lbs. Bianca started out her career at Southland in Arkansas but wasn't fast enough for that really tough track, so she was moved to D'Arcy Kennels at Derby Lane in Florida. She did much better at that track and was winning, but she hurt her leg in her 12th race (on May 2nd), so was retired. She was sent to a farm in Florida to rehab her leg then and has been there for the last 5 months. Now her leg is healed up and she is ready to start her second career as a pet. She is going to make a great pet! She is fun, energetic and has a lot of personality. She is very happy and loving with a tail that wags most of the time. She is settling in very quickly and was already relaxing by laying at her foster mom's feet after the first day. Although she is happy and bouncy at first, she does settle well and sleeps a lot of the day like a typical greyhound. She can be a little whiny in her kennel so may not be quiet enough to be an apartment dog. Bianca did not pass her cat test and was way too interested in chasing the cat so needs a home without kitties. She was fine with the small white dog she met, but needed to sniff it and realize it was a dog. She is a smart girl that is so gorgeous! She LOVES children. We have her listed as older children only just because she was so excited to play with the toddlers she met that she was bouncing and bumping into them. She would be great in a home that had slightly older kids that were big enough that she could play with them without knocking them down. She is just a strong girl that gets excited at first when meeting people and kids. Her sire is the famous Bella Infrared and her dam is Saluted. 

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Added: September 23, 2018

 

PS DropaNickle
Racing Name:
PS DropaNickle
Pet/Kennel Name:
Nickle
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Black Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ameele Family of Greenville SC 9/29/18

Nickle just arrived from the Lester Raines Kennel at Palm Beach. She raced most of her 114 races at Tri-State in West Virginia though. She was a very good racer, racing at the top AA level at Tri-State. She is a very unusual black brindle girl that at first glance looks completely black. If you look close you can see faint orange stripes barely visible in her fur though. Nickle raced at 64lbs. She will turn 4 on November 23rd. Her sire is the famous Defrim Bale from Australia and her dam is Big Ego. Nickle passed her cat test easily without much interest. She also passed her small dog test easily so should be able to live with either. She is a bit overwhelmed by all the changes in her life but is calmly friendly and will stand next to you to be petted and will look up into your eyes with the sweetest expression on her face. She was a little whiny in her crate but did quiet down eventually. She may not be quiet enough to be an apartment dog though. She seems like a very calm girl. She is pretty good on leash too. Nickle has a broken rib on one side, what they call the floating rib, that is the last one before her waist. It is a very old injury from when she was a tiny pup. It can happen if a pup is stepped on by the mother or during the birthing process. It does make a noticeable bump on one side. Our vet didn't believe it needed to be removed since it is such an old injury and is not causing her any pain. 

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Added: September 21, 2018

 

Flying Prudent
Racing Name:
Flying Prudent
Pet/Kennel Name:
Karma (Prudent)
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White with Brindle Spots Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Gaddy family of Cornelius, NC 10.21.18

Prudent just arrived from the Lester Raines Kennel at the Palm Beach Race Track. She also raced at Wheeling Downs in WV. She raced 150 races and got up to B Level. Prudent is a mostly white female with some brindle spots that raced at 64lbs. She will turn 4 on Christmas Day. Her sire is the famous Kiowa Myth and her dam is Flying Sage. She was too interested in cats at first meeting at the track so they didn't think she would be OK with them. When we introduced her to our cat she remembered cats had claws and wouldn't get near it after the first time the cat swatted her. She only wanted to get out of the room and away from that scary cat. Since she did great in our cat test, but was interested at her first meeting, we listed her as trainable with cats. Prudent also did OK with the small dog she met. She has a wonderful, very outgoing personality. Very friendly and loving and will give you lots of kisses. She was loud in her crate at first but did quiet down except to let you know when she needs to go outside. She may not be quiet enough to be an apartment dog though. Prudent is a happy, bouncy girl that is energetic and fun. 

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Added: September 21, 2018

 

Dutch Wildcat
Racing Name:
Dutch Wildcat
Pet/Kennel Name:
Wildcat
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
White with Black Spots Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Stenhouse Charlotte NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Stenhouse family of Charlotte NC 4/13/19

Wildcat is a small white guy with black spots that raced at just 66lbs. He just arrived from the Lester Raines Kennel at the Palm Beach Race Track. Wildcat only raced 25 races and raced at few of those at Gulf and Derby Lane. He only won 3 races and quit in his last race on September 13th. So he was retired young and just turned 2 May 18th. His sire is the famous DJays Octane and his dam is Dutch Daphne. He was picked as a playful guy that gets along well with others for one of our volunteers that has a young playful greyhound that needs someone to play with. Wildcat passed his cat and small dog tests easily. He is a sweet guy that is going to be a great pet.

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Added: September 21, 2018

 

Kelsos Emulator
Racing Name:
Kelsos Emulator
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tor
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Henrick, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Appell Danforth family of Hilton Head SC 10/28/18

Tor just arrived from the Lester Raines Kennel at the Palm Beach Race Track. He raced most of his 78 races at Southland in Arkansas though. He was pretty good, getting up to B level briefly at the top track in the country, but he mostly raced at the lower levels at that track. Tor raced at 71lbs and turned 3 on June 13th. His sire is Go Wild Teddy and his dam is Kelso's Jenna. Tor is settling in nicely to foster care. He loves the kids in his foster home. He was just a little overwhelmed at first with all the change in his life but warms up fast and loves attention. He will just stand next to you for petting for as long as you will pet him. He gets along great with the other two large male dogs in his foster home and also did great with smaller dogs he met. He even allowed puppies to jump all over him, so seems to have a very sweet temperament. Tor passed his cat test easily too, without much interest. He loves going for walks and is very good on leash. Tor seems like a calm guy that will be a great pet. He is a very handsome, black guy with one cute floppy ear that doesn't always match the other. He is very cute and sweet!

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Added: September 21, 2018

 

Unequal Rival
Racing Name:
Unequal Rival
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rival
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Kaage, Evans GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ruditzky family of Aiken SC 9/26/18

Rival is coming in from the Lester Raines Kennel at Palm Beach. He also raced a few of his 106 races at Orange Park Track in Jacksonville FL. He raced most of his races at the lower racing levels and placed more than he won but he did win some races. Rival is an extra large black male that raced at 86lbs. He turned 3 on April 20th. His sire is the famous DJays Octane and his dam is Unequal Fashion. Rival is a gentle giant that is just as sweet as he can be. 

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Added: September 21, 2018

 

Adam Schefter
Racing Name:
Adam Schefter
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sarge
Age:
Almost 2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ritchens Family of Sumpter SC 9/22/18

Sarge just arrived with his two littermates Snoopy and Sparky. They came in from the Ebro race track. Sarge is a tiny, brindle male that only weighs 64lbs. He only raced 13 races and didn't win one of them so he was retired young. He won't turn 2 until October 20th. Sarge is a very sweet guy that is friendly and happy. He traveled well on the trip up from Florida and seems to like to ride in cars. Sarge is very curious and spent a lot of time checking out everything in the house. He gets along very well with other dogs and plays nicely. Sarge wasn't fazed by the hardwood floors or the roomba. He crates well and was OK being crated in a room by himself. His sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and his dam is SJ's Flyingpenny. Sarge passed his cat and small dog tests with just a few curious sniffs so should be fine to live with either. He was friendly with the small kids he met too. 

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Added: September 18, 2018

 

Rex Birkhead
Racing Name:
Rex Birkhead
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sparky
Age:
Almost 2
Color/Gender:
White with Brindle Spots Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hicks Family of Spartanburg SC 9/19/18

Sparky just arrived from the Ebro race track in Florida with his two brothers Darren Sproles (Snoopy) and Adam Schefter (Sarge). He is a tiny, cute, white boy with brindle spots that only weighs 66lbs. He raced only 16 races and didn't win one of them so was retired young. Sparky won't turn 2 until October 20th. His sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and his dam is SJ's Flying Penny. Sparky and his brother Snoopy look like identical twins but their brother Sarge is a brindle boy. Sparky is very outgoing and friendly. He doesn't seem to be bothered by much. All the boys traveled very well on the trip up from Florida and seem to like car rides. Sparky is a good singer like his brother Snoopy. They both do a very quiet roo sometimes that sounds like a very quiet wolf howl. It is not loud though, just a quiet song that can barely be heard in the next room. He did great with the small dog he met and also passed his cat test without any interest. He seemed to like the small children he met too. 

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Added: September 18, 2018

 

Darren Sproles
Racing Name:
Darren Sproles
Pet/Kennel Name:
Snoopy/Stubby
Age:
Almost 2
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hicks Family of Spartanburg SC 9/19/18

Snoopy was also called Stubby at the track because he has a short tail that is only about 6 inches long. Snoopy is a cute, tiny, boy that is white with brindle spots. He only weighs 64lbs. Snoopy came in with his two brothers Rex Birkhead (Sparky) and Adam Schefter (Sarge) from the Ebro race track. Snoopy and Sparky look like identical twins (except for the tail) but Sarge is a brindle boy. Snoopy raced 16 races and didn't win one of them so was retired young. He won't turn 2 until October 20th. Snoopy's sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and his dam is SJ's FlyingPenny. Snoopy is a friendly boy that is cute and very sweet. He did great with a small dog he met and tried to get him to play with him. He also passed his cat test without any interest. He seems like a sensitive guy that worries sometimes. His main worry is about his footing. He doesn't like to walk on odd surfaces indoors and just freezes until he gets his courage up to take a few steps. It doesn't matter if the floors are shiny, slippery or not. Outside he will walk on the same tile and wood without worrying about it and did the 4 steps to get outside with no trouble at all. He is a very silly pup that still has a lot to learn. Snoopy travels really well and loves to go for rides. He is a very good singer and does a soft quiet roo that sounds like a wolf howl but he does it very softly so it can barely be heard in the next room. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: September 18, 2018

 

Tiger Spirit
Racing Name:
Tiger Spirit
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ella
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Dyer, Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the White Family of Warrenville SC 9/29/18

Ella just arrived from Figuroa Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She was owned by Lisa Wheeler. Ella raced 46 races at Derby Lane, Palm Beach and Sanford Orlando Race Tracks in Florida. She raced mainly at the lower levels and only won a few races so she was retired pretty young. Her sire is Surf Lorian and her dam is Monoco Gold. Ella is a cute 67lb brindle female that just turned 3 on September 9th. She is very friendly and happy and seems to like kids and everyone else she has met. She loves her food and is a very good eater. Very good on leash and very affectionate. Ella loves squeaky toys and likes to play. She is a bit higher energy than the average greyhound so will be a lot of fun and won't be a total couch potato. She was much too interested in cats to pass her cat test - we tested her twice to be sure. She did fine with a small white dog after she sniffed and realized it was just a dog and not the bunny it looked like. She is very social and very sweet. She is doing great in her foster home. She was a little loud in her crate at first but is getting better. She is probably not going to be a good apartment dog though. 

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Added: September 17, 2018

 

Maddy's Pub
Racing Name:
Maddy's Pub
Pet/Kennel Name:
Maddy
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Doby in Salisbury, NC
Adoption Status: Congrats to the Mitchell family of Randleman, NC 5/1/2013

Maddy is a tiny fawn girl that only weighs 50lbs but should weigh 56lbs according to her racing weight. She celebrates her 7th birthday on December 22nd. She is a return that has already been in a home for years so already has good house manners and is well behaved. She is a very sweet loving girl but can be a little timid at first and we think loud fast moving kids are likely to scare her so we listed her as older children only. She passed her small dog test so can live with them but still needs cat testing. She is calm and sweet and so adorable! Maddy's sire is the famous Flying Penske and her dam is TM's Very Few Do.

After she was adopted by the Mitchell family, they returned her to Project Racing Home in Randleman NC. That group let us know that they rehomed her with another family. They let us know that Maddie passed away in 2018. 

Her Pedigree

Added: August 29, 2018

 

U Betcha Buddy
Racing Name:
U Betcha Buddy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Buddy
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta, GA
Adoption Status: Congratulations to the White family of Warrenville, SC 1/9/13

Buddy is a medium sized guy that raced at 74lbs. His birthday is July 30th and he is 3 years old. Buddy's sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and his dam is Bee Bee so he is related to several dogs that we have placed already. Buddy seems to be a little too interested in chasing cats so will need a home without them. Buddy is very loving, happy, friendly guy and wants to be with people. When people leave he needs to have other dogs around. He doesn't do well being left entirely by himself and gets stressed. Buddy is a super sweet guy that is very loving.

Buddy crossed the rainbow bridge in 2018 and will be missed

His Pedigree

Added: August 29, 2018

 

Track Duster
Racing Name:
Track Duster
Pet/Kennel Name:
Duster
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
NC (Charwood)
Adoption Status: Adopted to Charwood, 3.1.10

Dusty is a beautiful red female that just arrived from the JCKC Track in Florida. She raced there and at Seabrook. She got up to A level but only raced 37 races. Her sire is the famous Dodgem By Design and her dam is Red Hills Scream. She is a smaller girl racing at 56lbs. She was born on 12/30/06. Dusty passed her cat and small dog tests so should be fine to live in a home with either. Her foster home has decided to keep this pretty girl!

Dusty's foster home adopted her and kept her until she passed away in 11/27/17. She will be missed.

Her Pedigree

Added: August 29, 2018

 

Oneco Mais Ouis
Racing Name:
Oneco Mais Ouis
Pet/Kennel Name:
Mais Ouis
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Fischer Family of Myrtle Beach SC 2009

Mai raced 27 races at Lincoln Park and Palm Beach. She wasn't very good but had a blood line that was good so she became a mom after she retired. She had 3 pups in January of 2009 and now has been retired from that life too. Mai was born on 3/24/05. She has settled into her new foster home very nicely. She walks very well on leash & potties on leash, crates well & loves to go on car rides. Mai can be an active girl & just loves playing with her toys, squeakies best of all!! She's gotten along very well with long dogs & 5 lb dogs in her foster homes. She can get a little protective of toys she's playing closely with tho so is learning manners on proper sharing. She's a small to average size girl at around 62 lbs & has a gorgeous petite face. We got to introduce her to stairs which she took in stride with a little practice. Mai would love to have 2 legged or 4 legged siblings to play with & a fenced yard or play dates to stretch her legs every so often. She is a social butterfly & enjoys going to meet & greets to show off her beauty & meet everyone that will stop to pet her. May also enjoys the quiet moments of snuggling on the floor & would fit into almost any home!!

Mai was loved by the Fischer family and was loved very much. She crossed the bridge in 2017 at 12 years old from Osteosarcoma - bone cancer

Her Pedigree

Added: August 29, 2018

 

Oakland Moonstone
Racing Name:
Oakland Moonstone
Pet/Kennel Name:
Mia (Moonstone)
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kinn Family of Florence SC 5/20/09

Mia has no races listed. Her sire is Cool Performance and her dam is Oakland Paige. She is a small brindle girl that weighs only 54lbs. Her DOB is 6/20/07. She passed her cat and small dog tests so should be able to live with either. Very sweet girl! 

Mia was adopted 5/20/09 and was adored by her family until she passed away 2/20/2018

Her Pedigree

Added: August 29, 2018

 

Cmon Mercy
Racing Name:
Cmon Mercy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Mercy
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
White with black ticking-Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Shively in Grovetown, GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by Reich, 5.9.11

Mercy is a white female that has black ticking (freckles or dalmation spots). She just turned four April 23 and raced at 60lbs. Mercy is a fun, playful, energetic girl. She was fine with a medium sized dog that she was tested with at the track but was marginal with the cats in her cat test - not horrible but not great either so they think she may not be safe with them. We will do more testing after she is vetted to see how she is with smaller dogs and may redo her cat test to see if how well she responds to training with the cats.

Mercy was adopted by the Reich family 5/9/11 and was very much loved up until she passed away 3/21/18

Her pedigree

Added: August 29, 2018

 

RaiderTempleDoom
Racing Name:
RaiderTempleDoom
Pet/Kennel Name:
Goofy
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
McKee Spartanburg, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by McKee, 10.27.11

Goofy is a tiny guy that is smaller than most female greyhounds. This cute guy actually grins. That is why we picked him out of all the available dogs at the race kennel. If anyone got near his kennel he would give you a big grin and try to kiss your hand through the bars while he was wagging his whole body. If someone talked to him he would spin around in his crate in happiness. He is such a cute little, happy, loving guy we just couldn't resist him. He potties well on leash so may be OK without a fenced yard. He has great house manners and likes children and has lived with them in his foster home. He gets along well with the greyhounds in his foster home males and females. He still needs to be tested with cats. Goofy is a fun, playful, silly guy that loves playing with toys and balls. His foster family has nicknamed him Hollywood because he is always smiling and looks ready for his closeup. He is going to be a fun little guy for some lucky family. Congratulations to his foster family the McKees!!! Goofy will be staying with them!

Goofy ended up being called Jack and was in his home with the McKee family until he passed away in February of 2018. 

Added: August 29, 2018

 

Bella Quick One
Racing Name:
Bella Quick One
Pet/Kennel Name:
Quaker
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Doby, Salisbury NC
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Barnes Family of Myrtle Beach SC, 8.5.2016

Quaker is a huge, red, male, greyhound that raced at 94lbs. He raced at the Caliente track in Mexico then moved to Derby Lane in Florida and raced most of his 142 races there. He was pretty good and eventually got up to the top A level. In his last race on Feb 4th he broke a bone in his leg. He had surgery in Florida and was sent to Pro Greyhound in NC, a greyhound rehab center. He is expected to make a full recovery. We will place him as soon as he is released by the vets for adoption. That usually takes 8 to 12 weeks. Quaker is a very friendly guy with a sweet calm personality. Very loving. His sire is the famous Flying Hydrogen and his dam is Bella Folklore. More as we get to know him. 

Quaker lived a very happy life with his new family at the beach until he earned his wings on 8/24/18 due to bone cancer- osteosarcoma. 

His Pedigree

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Added: August 27, 2018

 

Hurricane Giana
Racing Name:
Hurricane Giana
Pet/Kennel Name:
Giana
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Doby in Salisbury, NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by Squires family of Paradise, Newfoundland 3/21/15

Giana raced 143 races at Tri State in WV and Sanford Orlando in FL. She raced at 64lbs. Her sire is Yahoo Omar and her dam is Karen's Rocket. She turned 4 on April 28th. She broke her leg at the end of September. She had surgery in Orlando and has been at the track in a cast since waiting to be cleared for travel. She just arrived Nov 1st. She is still in a splint and will be for a bit longer until she is fully healed. Giana has a family that is waiting for her and will adopt her as soon as she is cleared by our vets. More as we get to know her. If you are able to help us out with Lefty's expensive surgical repair please go to our Injured Athlete Page. Your generosity allows us to take more injured dogs and get them fixed.

Her Pedigree

Added: August 27, 2018

 

Soft Trent
Racing Name:
Soft Trent
Pet/Kennel Name:
Trent
Age:
10
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Bowden Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Martin Family of Greenville SC 7/27/16

Trent may have a boyish name but she is actually a girl. She was named after her famous father Trent Lee and her dam Soft Melody. She was also a very good racer, racing at one of the top tracks in the country Wheeling Downs. Trent raced at the top levels there in AA and even competed in a Stakes Race for the best dogs racing at that track. She raced 102 races before being retired to be a mom. She has a total of 15 puppies in 3 litters listed burn 2009, 2010 and 2012 but may still have another more recent litter that will be registered to race soon. She has been living on the beautiful Blu Too Farm in Florida and has now been retired from her mom duties and is looking for a couch of her own. She will turn 11 on December 6th. Trent raced at 65lbs. She is a very young 10 and is in phenomenal shape for a 10 year old. She is extremely affectionate and is very laid back and loving. She has a pretty high prey drive so they don't believe she will be able to live with cats. Because Trent is an older girl, she qualifies for our reduced adoption fee of $200.

Trent was adopted by the Martin Family in July of 2016. They had her for two happy years. They lost her to bone cancer in August of 2018. 

Her Pedigree

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Added: August 27, 2018

 

ThatsWhyURThere
Racing Name:
ThatsWhyURThere
Pet/Kennel Name:
Mayer (Walter)
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White male with brindle spots
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Pruitt Anderson
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Pruitt Family, 9.10.10

Walter is a gentle giant weighing well over 80lbs. He is a sweet boy that is very outgoing and will try to get his head in your lap at every opportunity for petting. He gets along well with other dogs and is well behaved. He does need some work on leash manners because he is quite strong and pulls pretty hard. He is already learning house manners and is doing really well in his foster home with their small dogs and other greyhounds. Walter is a littermate to one of our new arrivals Jeserell. Here is his pedigree

His foster home decided to adopt him and renamed him Mayer! Mayer passed away due to Osteosarcoma - bone cancer- 7/22/18. 

Added: August 27, 2018

 

Atascocita Lipp
Racing Name:
Atascocita Lipp
Pet/Kennel Name:
Lip
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Cole, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Rementer Family of Murrells Inlet 9/22/18

Lip just arrived from Bolton Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race track. He is a gorgeous, rare, all white, male with only some tiny speckles on his ears and no actual spots. He raced 148 races. Lip was a pretty good racer and got up to the top A level briefly a couple of times during his career. He was mainly competitive at the lower levels. Lipp raced at 73lbs. His sire is Hi Noon Hero and his dam is Atascocita Dory. LIpp passed his cat test without much more than an ear prick in the cat's direction so should be OK to live with cats. He is also good with small dogs. He loves having other dogs around and they seem to help his confidence, so we would love to find a home for him with another dog. Lip can be a little timid at first in new situations. He seems like he is a sweet, sensitive guy that startles easily. A small child threw a toy for another dog and it scared him. Lipp wouldn't come out of his crate if any of the small kids were around for a couple of days after that. His foster dad came home late and night and surprised him. Lipp didn't want him to come near him for a couple days after that. Lipp loves his foster mom and likes to stay close to her. He did gradually warm back up to the small kids and would cautiously approach them for petting but we think he would be more comfortable living in a quiet home without small rowdy kids. Lip is being fostered now with teenagers and he absolutely loves them. So a home with older kids would be fine for him. Lipp seems like he would be a good watch dog because he will bark an alarm if something startles him. For that reason he wouldn't be the best dog for an apartment or townhouse. Lip is a sweet, sensitive guy that is very affectionate and loving especially with females and older teenage kids. He can be a little more cautious with men but will warm up with a little time. 

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Added: August 13, 2018

 

DB's Blast
Racing Name:
DB's Blast
Pet/Kennel Name:
Blast
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Light Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Wolman, Aiken SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Wolman Family of Aiken SC 11/1/18

Blast arrived with her sister Gardenia from the same farm. Blast was a big star at the track and was the 2013 Wheeling WVGOBA Juvenile Champion and also was a 2014 Wheeling WVGOBA Sprint Stake finalist. Wheeling is one of the top tracks in the country and she was one of the top racers there. Blast raced 97 races and always at the top AA level. She won a lot of the top level races even winning 5 in a row. She was retired from the top level in April of 2015 and went back to the farm to be a mom. She had a total of 20 pups that have been registered so far. 5 in July of 2015, 8 in March of 2016 and 7 in October of 2016. There may be a younger litter that hasn't been registered yet. Blast has retired now from mom duties and is ready for a couch of her own. Blast is a cute little light brindle girl that will turn 8 on December 13th. She raced at 64lbs. Blast's Sire is BD"s Grayson and her dam is AMF Bone Bruise. Blast passed her cat test with just some initial sniffing then lost interest. She has done well with the small dog in her foster home too and was friendly with the children she met. She is very outgoing with everyone. She seems like she is pretty calm but still has a fun playful silly side too. She carries her head and her tail high and just has a quiet confidence about her that so many mama dogs have. She has been encouraged to give hugs at the farm and sit because she does both. She wants nothing more than to put paws up on your chest for a hug and will just stand there as if expecting you to dance with her. She is pretty gentle about it but may not be a good choice for someone that is unsteady on their feet. Blast is very good on leash.

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Added: August 10, 2018

 

DB's Gardenia
Racing Name:
DB's Gardenia
Pet/Kennel Name:
Gardenia
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
McGraw, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Cairns Family of Elgin SC 8/22/18

Gardenia arrived with her sister Blast. She retired from the Wheeling Race Track back in January of 2015 after she was run into by another dog in a race and broke her hock. She went back to the farm for rehab and she has just been hanging out there as a pet for the last 3 years. Gardenia also raced at Tri State in WV. She has 57 races listed and got up to the top AA level at Tri State. She also ran in one stakes race so she was a good racer that would have had a much longer career if she hadn't had the injury. She is a cute brindle girl that has a pure white face and white on her legs and throughout her brindle fur giving her the prettiest look. She won't turn 8 until December 13th so has gone prematurely white. She is starting to look more like a blue brindle with all the gray. She raced at 60lbs. Gardenia's sire is BD's Grayson and her dam is AMF Bone Bruise. Gardenia passed the cat test with just some curious sniffing at first, when the cat slapped toward her she jumped back and didn't want to get close to the cat again. The cat didn't actually even slap her. She has been fine with the small dog in her foster home too. She was a little nervous around small kids and chose not to interact with them most of the time. Gardenia is pretty friendly but is a little less confident at first than her vivacious sister Blast and seems to be a little more cautious of trying new things like steps at first. She has not tried to hug anyone so far like her sister does. She seems pretty laid back, well behaved and good on leash. Her leg has been healed for 3 years now and she is fine to run and play on it and it doesn't slow her down. 

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Added: August 10, 2018

 

Rico's Kwanza
Racing Name:
Rico's Kwanza
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kwanza
Age:
11
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Bowden, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Simpson Family of Monroe NC 3/18/19

Sweet Senior! Kwanza was a super star when he was racing. He was the Winner of the 2010 Wheeling WVGOBA Middle Distance Championship and placed 3rd in the 2010 Tri-State WVGOBA Open Sprint. He raced 80 races at Tri-State and Wheeling winning at the top A and AA levels and competing in many Stakes races reserved for the best racers at those tracks. He was retired from racing in December of 2011 and has been at his owners farm since then. He had to have a toe amputated on his front foot at some point which is pretty common in pet greyhounds if they dislocate or break a toe. It is long healed and isn't even noticeable unless you are counting toes. Since the painful toe was removed there is nothing there to cause pain and he can run and play normally. Kwanza did sire one litter of pups back in 2015 but they weren't great racers like he was, so it doesn't look like he sired any more pups after that. He has been just hanging out at the farm as a pet until now. Kwanza raced at 72lbs and is short and stocky. His sire is Larking About and his dam is Myokie Flame. We already placed two half sisters Rico's Tignanello and Rico's By A Nose (also same mom). Kwanza will turn 11 on January 31st. Since Kwanza is a senior guy over 8 he qualifies for our reduced adoption fee of $250. Kwanza passed his cat tests with some initial interest that only lasted until the cat slapped him. Then we couldn't pull him back to the cat. We think he would be easily trainable with a confident cat. Kwanza walks perfectly on a loose leash and doesn't pull. He gets along really well with other greyhounds. He has been completely vetted and had a dental and a few tooth extractions. Kwanza was placed in an adoptive home in October but has been returned due to having accidents in the house. Our vet checked him and he just has a urinary tract infection, which is being treated with antibiotics. He will be available for adoption after our vet has retested to make sure he is clear of infection. Kwanza is a bit of a marker due to living on a farm his entire life and being able to potty whenever and wherever he wanted to. He will need training and supervision in any new place to learn where he is allowed to go.

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Added: August 6, 2018

 

Rico's Pollax
Racing Name:
Rico's Pollax
Pet/Kennel Name:
Axe
Age:
7.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Memorial Adoption to the Owens Family of Greenwood SC 9/6/18

On Vet Hold! Axe is a big, friendly, black male that raced at 79lbs. He will turn 8 on December 22nd but you would never guess his age because he has not gotten white in the face yet like most other dogs his age. Axe was quite the star during his racing days, racing at 3 of the top tracks in the country and winning at the top A and AA levels and competing in Stakes races reserved for the best dogs at those tracks. He only raced 41 races and retired in April of 2013 due to a broken hock. The leg is long healed and he runs and plays normally on it. Axe has been hanging out at his owners farm since he was rehabbed from his injury. Axe's sire is Odd Skill and his dam is Myokie Flame. His half brother from the same mom, Rico's Kwanza, came in at the same time. We already placed two half sisters that also had the same mom, Rico's Tignanello and Rico's By A Nose. Axe was very interested in the cat when he first met it, but after the cat slapped him a few times he didn't want to go near it again. We think he would probably be able to live with a confident cat that would slap him if he showed too much interest the first time they met. Axe has been living in a foster home with a small white dog and has done fine with him. Axe is very vocal and barks constantly if awake and seems almost frantic. He drinks constantly and then has to pee all the time another sign of stress. We have had two greyhound vets board him for extended amounts of time and do testing on him in hopes we can find a physical cause. They have tried medications to calm him down. So far none of their testing has shown a physical cause for his behaviors and the medications to calm him have had no effect. When Axe was neutered our vet did find a tumor in one testicle that was removed. Surgery is curative for most testicular tumors but it is possible that the tumor could have spread to his brain which might explain his odd, frantic, behavior. Axe has been under vet supervision for weeks already and is still on vet hold until we know more. 

Sadly Axe continued to progress quickly. Our vets felt that it was a brain tumor that was causing all his physical problems and recommended that we let him go. RIP big guy! One of his foster homes, the Owens family, decided to do a memorial adoption for him.

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Added: August 6, 2018

 

Tabor
Racing Name:
Tabor
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tabor
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Doby in Salisbury, NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Blanton Family 8/31/13

Tabor is a 78lb brindle male that is full of personality. When he is excited and happy to see someone he does a huge grin - it is something that few greyhounds do. Be sure to look at his other pictures to see a picture of it. We all love the grinners! Although it looks a little scary to people that aren't familiar with greyhounds it is a submissive, happy, friendly gesture that a few special greyhounds do when they are very happy and it is a true smile. Tabor really has an exceptional personality and will be a fun dog for a lucky family. Tabor just celebrated his 4th birthday on July 15th. His sire is Brady Thomas and his dam is Solwest. He raced at Southland in Arkansas but most of his 132 races were at Derby Lane in FL. Tabor was a very good racer even competing in Stakes races. Tabor did not pass his cat test so needs a home without cats. He has done fine with the small dogs in his foster home though. He is a VERY friendly, loving, goofy guy that is very happy and friendly and loves people!! Such a cute brindle boy!!

Tabor passed away on 8/4/18 after breaking his leg due to bone cancer. 

His Pedigree

Added: August 4, 2018

 

Witty Inthe City
Racing Name:
Witty Inthe City
Pet/Kennel Name:
Witty
Age:
9
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Doby, Salisbury NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Pulley Family of Martinez GA 9/23/18

Sweet Senior! Witty is a girl that was originally placed by another group up North, NGAP, years ago. Her owner moved to NC and was only able to keep two of her dogs where she moved and had to re-home Witty. She said that Witty is a goofy, playful girl that is really sweet. Witty retired from the Daytona Beach Race Track in January of 2012. She raced 55 races there and only won 2 of those. She did place some, even if she didn't win, so was able to keep racing for a little while. Witty is an adorable black female that is starting to get white in circles around her eyes giving her a very cute goggle look. Witty raced at 65lbs and turned 9 on April 16th. Since she is an older girl she qualifies for our reduced adoption donation of $250. Her sire is Tempo Petrocelli and her dam is LookButDontTouch. Witty was already spayed, but she just got a fresh dental, blood work, heart worm test and anything else she needs and has a clean bill of health. Witty injured her tail at some point previously and had to have it removed so she has a cute little nub now. WItty is a sweet girl that is friendly and silly. She is getting along well with the other dogs in her foster home. She is good with small dogs as well and passed her cat test without much interest so should be fine to live in a home with either. 

Added: August 4, 2018

 

Marcy
Racing Name:
Marcy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Marcy
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
White and Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Doby in Salisbury, NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Smith Family of Blue Ridge GA 10/28/16

Marcy is a white female with black spots that is a very special girl. She has an esophogeal disorder that caused her to throw up when she ate, so she was very tiny and the runt of the litter. She barely survived. Eventually her owner figured out why she was so thin and smaller than her littermates. Marcy had to be fed separately out of a raised feeder and needed softened food that was easy to swallow to keep from choking on it. Her racing owner hoped she would eventually grow out of the problem as she got older, but she didn't. Marcy never raced because of her issue. Her racing owner didn't think that anyone would want to adopt a girl that had this disorder, so just planned to keep her on the farm as a pet for her whole life. We know there is a special family out there for Marcy, in spite of her disorder. We have placed other dogs with the same problem. Although Marcy is small for a female greyhound, she is healthy. As you can see from the photos she is able to maintain a good weight using the raised feeder and making sure her food is very soft. She does need to be walked on a harness instead of using a collar to avoid pressure on her esophagus but that is her main limitation. Marcy is a sweet, friendly girl that loves everyone she meets. She turned 7 on April 20th. Her sire is Ardkill Jamie and her dam is JT's Petey Girl. We placed her littermate Hanks Luckycharm and DDM's Dynamite years ago. Marcy is very well behaved in a house and very quiet in her crate so may be a good choice for an apartment. She passed her cat and small dog tests so should be fine to live with either. Be sure to look at Marcy's other photos to see pictures of her as a puppy. She is the tiny one in the group. Marcy has been fostered with kids and cats and is great with both. She is a snuggler that likes to be as close as possible. She loves to cuddle in bed with her foster family- kids and adults. Although she would like to be up on the couch with her family, she doesn't like her feet going between the cushions on the couch. So she figured out that sleeping on the ottoman was a better place for her. Marcy has been in an adoptive home but was unable to hold her pee all day while they worked. They think she would do better in a home where people weren't gone all day. We are getting her checked for a urinary tract infection, since she didn't have this problem in her previous foster homes. 

Marcy was adopted by a wonderful family and suddenly passed away in July of 2018 due to some internal bleeding that couldn't be fixed. Rest in Peace sweet girl!

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Added: July 30, 2018

 

Left Uinthe Dust
Racing Name:
Left Uinthe Dust
Pet/Kennel Name:
Frilly
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
McManis (Easley, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Florence Family of Washington GA 8/29/18

Frilly just arrived from the Bolton Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race track. She only ran 8 races and was doing great winning half of those. She had an ankle injury in January and they rehabbed her in hopes she could go back to racing. She healed up very well but never got back to her former speed and had some ankle soreness after practice races, so was just retired officially. She is fine to run and play as a pet and you can't even see where she was injured but she wouldn't be one that is likely to be able to do competitive sports like Agility or Lure Coursing because of the old injury. Frilly just turned 2 on June 10th so is a young girl. Her sire is Golden Squire and her dam is Fancy N Frilly. She raced at 62lbs. Frilly passed her cat and small dog tests so should be fine to live with either. She was a little worried and stressed on the long trip up from Florida but did better on her one hour trip to the vet. She can be just a little bit timid with new people and is pretty submissive getting low to the ground sometimes. She warms up fast though and is an awesome little girl and such a gorgeous red brindle color. She seemed to like the kids she met. 

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Added: July 29, 2018

 

Kandy Blue
Racing Name:
Kandy Blue
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kandy
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Pulliam Family of Tega Cay SC 8/18/18

Kandy just arrived from the Bolton Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She raced 85 races at the Orlando track and won at the top A level, so was one of the best racers at that track. Kandy is a 66lb dark brindle female. She turned 3 on February 18th. Her sire is Flying Coal City and her dam is Kandy Bale. She is a friendly happy girl that does a greyhound grin when she is happy. Very cute girl. Kandy was only a little interested in the cat when she first met it and quickly lost interest so we think she would be trainable with some supervision. She was fine with the small dog she met and seemed to like kids. 

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Added: July 29, 2018

 

Nelly
Racing Name:
Nelly
Pet/Kennel Name:
Nelly
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
White Male with Red Spots
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Moorehead Family of Asheville NC 8/25/18

Nelly is an extra large guy that raced at 83lbs. His full racing name is Nelly, one of the shorter registered names we have seen. He retired from Bolton Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He was a fast boy and also raced at the top track in the country, Southland in Arkansas. He raced 133 races total. Nelly just turned 4 on April 23rd. His sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is Taurasi. Nelly is a big, tall, calm, guy that got along very well with the other dogs at the race track, males and females. He settled into home life as soon as he got to his foster home. He found the bed and laid right down and went to sleep. He wasn't worried about the wood floors or the steps and seems like he would just settle easily into any situation. He loves snuggles and toys.Nelly was much too focused on cats he met to be able to live with them . He has been living in a foster home with a small white dog though and is very good with him. Nelly has liked the small kids he met. He did make a little noise in his kennel at first but is very quiet in his crate now so he may do OK in a townhouse or apartment. Nelly is a happy friendly guy that gets along well with others and also seems to do well when he is by himself so may do well as an only dog too. He is so handsome, sweet and calm! Just a gentle giant.

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Added: July 29, 2018

 

Play By My Rulz
Racing Name:
Play By My Rulz
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rulz
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Blue Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Dyer, Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Roeben Chapman Family of Rock Hill SC 8/3/18

Rulz just arrived from the Bolton Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He raced 127 races. Rulz was a good racer starting out his career at the top track in the country, Southland. He won some races there and got up to the A level. He was moved to Orlando in March of 2017 and has been there racing since. He is a rare blue brindle which means he has gray stripes instead of black stripes like most brindles. Rulz will turn 4 on September 6th. His sire is Surf Lorian and his dam is Travel N Time. He is a very calm guy that gets along very well with all the other dogs in the kennel. He is very well behaved and very sweet. We have been waiting on him to retire since we met him. Rulz traveled well and quickly settled himself on a dog bed as soon as he reached his foster home. He is a calmly friendly guy that seeks out attention and love calmly. He gives sweet kisses too. Wood floors and steps don't seem to phase him. He settled into home life right away. Rulz passed his cat test and small dog tests without much interest. He liked the small children he met too.

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Added: July 29, 2018

 

Hurricane Carla
Racing Name:
Hurricane Carla
Pet/Kennel Name:
Carla
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kornmeyer Family of Elgin SC 8/13/18

Carla just arrived from Larson Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She is a brindle female that raced at 63lbs. She only raced 19 races and never won one of those and only placed a few times. She was retired young and won't turn 2 until October 16th. Carla arrived with her littermate Hurricane Berry. Her sire is Barcelona Boss and her dam is Hurricane Riot. We placed her mom's mom Audacious. Carla travels well and is a natural sitter. Carla is a happy, friendly, waggy girl and so pretty! She was very interested in the cat until it slapped her, then she screamed and ran. She kept squealing for awhile and we checked her for a scratch, but found nothing. She wouldn't get near the cat again. When she had to walk past the cat to get out of the room she started screaming again even though the cat never touched her. She seems like she is very dramatic. We think she would be easily trainable by a cat that would slap her just once. She did fine with the small dog she was fostered with and was very friendly with children. She travels well too. Carla can be pushy about getting what she wants, but her dramatic side means that she corrects pretty easily. Carla is a natural sitter (it is not a comfortable position for most greyhounds) and is very good on leash. 

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Added: July 29, 2018

 

Hurricane Berry
Racing Name:
Hurricane Berry
Pet/Kennel Name:
Berry
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Fawn brindle male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kornmeyer Family of Elgin SC 8/5/18

Berry just arrived from the Larson Kennel at the Orlando Race track. He had just 7 races and didn't place in any of them so he was retired young. He won't turn 2 until October 16th so is still very young. Berry raced at 74lbs so is a mid sized male that is more stocky and muscular than tall. His sister Hurricane Carla is arriving with him from the same kennel. Their sire is Barcelona Boss and their dam is Hurricane Riot. Riot's mother, Audacious, is a dog that we placed. Berry travels well and so far has been pretty quiet in his kennel.  He seems like a calmly friendly guy that is perfectly happy exploring the backyard by himself and isn't too needy. He passed his cat test easily with only a casual sniff. He also seemed to like the kids he met and did fine with the small dogs he saw too.

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Added: July 29, 2018

 

Bob D Crenshaw
Racing Name:
Bob D Crenshaw
Pet/Kennel Name:
Bob
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Doby Family of Salisbury NC

Bob was born 4/29/07. His sire was Final Conflict and his dam was Oakland Snub. He was very tiny for a boy and weighed around 60lbs. Even most of the female greyhounds in his adoptive home towered over him. Bob has no official races listed and was adopted by Carl Doby as a 2 year old. Bob was Carl's best friend until he passed away at 11 years old 6/27/28. 

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Added: July 25, 2018

 

Doug's Ritzy
Racing Name:
Doug's Ritzy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ritzy
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Charlotte, NC (Doby)
Adoption Status: Adopted By Pulliam Family of Tega Cay SC 12/19/10

Ritzy is a young dark brindle female with a huge heart! She loves to cuddle. She will lay her head in our laps and she would sit in our laps if we let her. She gets along well with other dogs and with our very active boys (ages 10 months to 14 years). She is small dog and cat tolerant. She is a fun playful girl and would be great for a family with kids and/or other dogs. Ritzy has been living in a home and was returned along with her housemate Ramses because the owners couldn't keep them and not because of any behavior problems. Ritzy should be a fun well behaved addition to just about any family. She loves to go for rides as you can see in her photo.

Ritzy was adopted by the Pulliam Family in 2010 and lived 8 years with them until she passed away in July of 2018. RIP Ritzy. 

Her Pedigree

Added: July 25, 2018

 

WW Canelo
Racing Name:
WW Canelo
Pet/Kennel Name:
Canelo
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Blue Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Owens Family of Simpsonville SC 11/10/18

Canelo is a stocky greyhound that is built like a body builder. He has huge muscles and weighs 80lbs but isn't a big and tall as you would expect an 80lb male to be. He is an unusual blue fawn color that is kind of a grayish peach color that is a rare color for greyhounds. Canelo just retired from Southland on July 2nd. He was fast to be at that track since it is the top track with toughest competition. He did race a few races at the top level there and did win some races. He has 99 races listed and a few of those were at Daytona Beach in Florida. Canelo turned 3 on Jan 30th. His sire is KC and All and his dam is WW's Hershey. He has not been cat tested yet but has been great with the small dog in his foster home. He is a friendly guy that just stares up at you and makes great eye contact. He loves people and is pretty calm. He is a very strong guy and we are working on his leash walking because he does tend to pull. Canelo seems like a really nice guy that is just gorgeous.

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

Yolo Adrienne
Racing Name:
Yolo Adrienne
Pet/Kennel Name:
Adrienne
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
McCann, Mauldin SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the McCann Family of Mauldin SC 8/2/18

Adrienne just arrived. She raced most of her 115 races at the Caliente Race Track in Mexico but she also raced a few races at Derby Lane and Southland. She was a very good racer that raced most of her career at the top A level at Caliente and won often. She didn't do as well after she was moved to the US to race. Adrienne is a stocky girl that looks like a little body builder and weighs 65lbs. Her sire is the famous Trent Lee and her dam is Mega India. Adrienne won't turn 3 until October 6th. She is a very sweet, friendly girl that was picked for one of our families as a dog that would be calm, quiet and well behaved and could live with their cats. She did pass her cat and small dog test and is living with both in her foster home. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

Scoobie Snacks
Racing Name:
Scoobie Snacks
Pet/Kennel Name:
Scoobie
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White and Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Augusta Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hyatt Family of Lancaster SC 7/21/18

Scoobie just retired from the Palm Beach Race Track. He also race briefly at Valley Race Course. He won a few races and got up to B level briefly. Scoobie raced 32 races total. He raced at 71lbs and just turned 3 on July 12th. His sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is Esteem Drive. He passed his cat and small dog tests. Scoobie seems like a happy friendly guy that is pretty calm. He is mostly white with just a few black brindle patches with cute ears that stand straight up when he is curious about something. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

Pat C Snitch
Racing Name:
Pat C Snitch
Pet/Kennel Name:
Snitch
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Stanberry, Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Boyd Family of Ailey GA 7/17/18

Snitch retired recently from the Palm Beach Race Track. She raced 59 races there and only won a few of them and got up to C level. She raced at 61lbs. Snitch turned 3 on April 28th. Her sire is Pat C Clement and her dam is Idaho Cuda. She is a friendly happy girl that seems pretty calm. She passed her cat and small dog tests and is living with a cat in her foster home. She loves to follow her foster family and the other dogs in her home around. She is very food motivated so would probably learn tricks really fast for food. Snitch is very quiet in her crate and sleeps through the night. She has adapted to foster care really easily.

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

Flying Longline
Racing Name:
Flying Longline
Pet/Kennel Name:
Line
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Black Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Smith Family of Fountain Inn SC 7/18/18

Line just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course. She also raced briefly at Melbourne in Florida. She only raced 14 races and did win 4 of those. Line just turned 2 on May 10th. Her Sire is Kiowa Myth and her dam is Flying Pipeline. She raced at 64lbs and is pretty tall for a girl. Line is a very friendly girl that is happy and waggy. She passed her cat test at the track and was fine with the small dog she met. She has been pretty quiet in her kennel so far and seems pretty well behaved. More as we get to know her.  

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

Fly M Beef Taco
Racing Name:
Fly M Beef Taco
Pet/Kennel Name:
Beef Taco
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Dyer, Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Durr family of Lexington SC 8/19/18

Beef Taco just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course where he raced all his 94 races. He was a good racer racing most of his races at the top A level. He retired from the top A level July 2nd after pulling a muscle. He has completely recovered now and has no sign of any pain or injury now. Beef Taco's entire litter was named for types of tacos: Fish, Soft, Hard etc. They were born June 12th of 2015 so just turned 3. Beef Taco's sire is BD's Grayson and his dam is Flying Animals. He raced at 67lbs so is a smaller male. Beef Taco is a very friendly guy whose tail wags a lot. Very happy, outgoing and sweet. Taco has had mixed results with cats passing a couple of cat tests but was not able to resist a running cat in an adoptive home even with a couple of weeks of work. So Taco needs a home with no cats. Taco is usually quiet in his kennel and has lived in a townhouse. He has done great as an only dog too. He is good on leash and potties well on leash so doesn't require a fenced yard. Taco has been in a foster home with a 15lb Italian greyhound and has done well with him after a short adjustment time so he may do fine with dogs that size and up. 

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

Dreamer
Racing Name:
Dreamer
Pet/Kennel Name:
Dreamer
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Weisner Greenville SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Weisner Family of Greenville SC 8/9/18

Dreamer never raced, just wasn't interested in it. So she flunked out of training and the final step of her registration process, getting a registered name, wasn't completed. She was tattooed at 3 months and her Left ear is 69464 and Right ear tattoo is 106C. Her sister CTW Sonnys Dream was registered to race. Dreamer was born on Oct 13 of 2016 so she won't even turn 2 for some time. Dreamer was raised on the beautiful CTW farm in Texas, a farm that some of our volunteers have been to. Her sire is CTW Base Camp and her dam is CTW Legalese. Dreamer is a very kissy, snuggly girl once she warms up. She has been pretty overwhelmed with the move from the farm to the track adoption kennel so she could be sent to an adoption group. The first day, fast movements caused her to bolt and she was pretty worried but she was still snuggling with people as soon as she got into her foster home. She has not been cat tested but didn't have enough prey drive to chase a lure so we are pretty sure she will pass that test. She was not interested in a fast moving white dog at all. She was raised around kids at the farm and is in a foster home with small children.

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

CTW Last Knight
Racing Name:
CTW Last Knight
Pet/Kennel Name:
Knight
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Mutolo, Greenville Area SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Pulliam Family of Tega Cay SC 7/29/18

Knight is a young black male that won't turn 2 until October 1st. We don't have a racing weight on him because he never actually raced. He just didn't show much promise as a racer. We would guess his weight to be around 70lbs. Knight is still losing his furry puppy coat and you can see the shiny adult coat underneath. He was raised on a farm in Texas. His sire is the famous Trent Lee and his dam is CTW Leona Brown. Knight is very outgoing, his goal in life is to give kisses to as many people as possible. He is still a silly pup and is very sweet. He passed his cat and small dog tests and there are kids on the farm he was raised on so he is used to being around them too. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

Hey Levi
Racing Name:
Hey Levi
Pet/Kennel Name:
Levi
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Hamilton, Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Caine Family of N. Augusta SC 10/6/18

Levi came in from the Ebro Race Track. He also raced at Sarasota, Sanford Orlando, Flagler and Naples Ft Myers. Levi wasn't a very good racer and was moved from track to track in hopes he would find a track that he could be competitive at. He ended up winning only 4 of his 48 races so eventually was retired. Levi raced at 73lbs and his sire is P's Gibbs and dam is Gable Charolais. He turned 3 on March 7th. Levi liked the kids in his foster home and was very good with them but growled a few times at a 10 year old girl in an adoptive home after being OK for about a month, so we would prefer to place him in a home with no kids. Levi passed his small dog test easily so could live with them, but has had mixed results with cats and has been too interested in some cats he has met but OK with others. He probably should have a home without cats, just to be safe.  Levi is a friendly, social, happy guy that loves being with his people. He follows his foster parents around and loved going to the Farmers Market and getting attention from all the people there. 

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Added: July 9, 2018

 

Kelsos BlueSmoke
Racing Name:
Kelsos BlueSmoke
Pet/Kennel Name:
Blue
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Blue Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Kovac, Easley SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kovacs Family of Easley SC 8/1/18

Blue just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He also raced at Wheeling and Tri State in WV. He raced 78 races and won some getting up to the top A level for awhile. Blue is a small guy racing at 67lbs. His sire is Go Wild Teddy and his dam is Kelsos Jenna. He just turned 3 on June 13th. Blue did not pass his cat test so needs a home without cats. He still needs tested with small dogs and kids. More as we get to know him. Blue came in specifically for someone and is not available for adoption at this time. 

Added: July 9, 2018

 

PJ Bad Boy
Racing Name:
PJ Bad Boy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Moses
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Garrett, Columbia SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Carter Family of Bloomingdale GA 9/26/18

PJ Bad Boy is definitely not the right name for this very sweet, good boy, but he was actually called Moses at the track. Moses came in from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He also raced at Mardi Gras and Palm Beach. He is a smaller male that raced at just 68lbs. Moses had a pretty long career of 108 races and retired on June 22nd 2018. Moses did get up to the top A level at that track. His sire is the famous DJays Octane and his dam is Ucme Mini Me. Moses will turn 4 on October 5th. He is very a friendly, happy guy and his foster mom says he is a wonderful guy that is an easy foster. He is living in a foster home with kids and loves being around them. He is also living with cats in his foster home and is fine with them. The only reason he is listed as trainable is because he was more interested in a hairless cat he met but of course he didn't have any way to know that was even a cat.  Moses loves toys and is playful. He travels well. He is very well behaved and has good house manners. At night he sleeps next to his foster mom on a dog bed. He also crates well.

Added: July 9, 2018

 

All Hands On Dek
Racing Name:
All Hands On Dek
Pet/Kennel Name:
Miranda
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Henrick, Columbia SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Broome Family of Lexington SC 7/14/18

Miranda just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She has 32 races listed and also raced at Palm Beach. She was never very good and only won 2 races in her career so was retired young. Her sire is Dewzee and her dam is Nyari. Miranda turned 2 on March 1st and raced at 60lbs. She is doing great in foster care and came up the stairs with no problem the very first try. She gets along great with the other dogs in her foster home. She likes the kids in her foster home and seems like a very well mannered girl. 

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Added: July 9, 2018

 

Flying Groomsman
Racing Name:
Flying Groomsman
Pet/Kennel Name:
Groomsman
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle with White male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Watson Family of Huntersville NC 7/28/18

Groomsman just arrived from the Birmingham Race Track. He is very young and won't turn 2 until October 5th. He didn't actually ever have an official race, so either was too slow or just not that interested in chasing during training. Groomsman is an extra large guy that is very tall so that may have made it more difficult for him to run especially in the turns. He is still a skinny pup that needs to fill out some and we would guess a good weight for him would be in the upper 80s to 90lbs. His sire is Kiowa Myth and his dam is Kiowa Bride. He is a grandson of the famous Flying Hydrogen that one of our volunteers owned after retirement. Groomsman is very good on leash and pretty calm and well behaved for such a young guy. He still has the submissive puppy attitude and will lower his head submissively when he comes up for petting. He is very friendly and seems to like people and kids. He passed his cat and small dog tests easily but we have noticed in foster care that he still has a little interest when they run around him so he needs careful supervision at first. He was a little nervous at first in a home environment but he gets more playful and silly after a few days. He just has the sweetest personality. Groomsman kennels very quietly, even when he is alone. He is very clean in his crate and will whine to let you know he has to go out. That is the only time he makes noise in the kennel though. He is a natural sitter which is a position that is not comfortable for most greyhounds. He sometimes will do a little sideways Elvis grin just on one side. This is the prettiest boy that seems like he will do well in just about any situation. We just love him! 

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Added: July 9, 2018

 

Harry Junior
Racing Name:
Harry Junior
Pet/Kennel Name:
Harry
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Terry Family of Fountain Inn SC 7/5/18

Harry just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course. He actually raced at Palm Beach and Sanford Orlando tracks and was just sent to the Birmingham Track Adoption Group because they needed greyhounds to transport to adoption groups across the country. He race 56 races and got up to the top A level at Sanford Orlando briefly. Harry turned 3 on March 21st and is a very small 66lb boy. His sire is BD's Grayson and his dam is DS Katie. Harry passed his cat and small dog tests so should be able to live with either.  He liked the children he met and tried to get them to play with him. He travels well and kennels well. He seems like a friendly, calm guy that should do well in just about any situation. Harry was brought in for a specific family and was adopted by them shortly after he arrived.  

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Added: July 9, 2018

 

AMF No Side
Racing Name:
AMF No Side
Pet/Kennel Name:
Nosey/Winnie
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Huntington, Anderson SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Lydolph Family of Davidson NC 10/27/18

Nosey came in initially from the Birmingham Alabama Race Track. She was sent to the greyhound adoption group there because they transport thousands of retired greyhounds to adoption groups all over the country every year. She actually raced in Daytona Beach FL. She has 26 races listed and raced at 64lbs. She is young and won't turn 3 until March 10th. Her sire is the very famous Flying Hydrogen, that one of our volunteers adopted after he retired. Her dam is AMF Set Aside. Nosey won a few races in her short career and wasn't bad. She is a sweet girl that is pretty calm for a younger girl. She is excellent on leash and travels very well. Nosey was a little interested in the cat at first but lost interest quickly and has been living with cats in her foster home. Nosey is good with dogs of all sizes and lived with a small Italian Greyhound. She does fuss about being in her kennel some when by herself, so may not do well as an apartment or townhouse dog. Nosey was in a home for a few months and they called her Winnie. They did not have a fenced yard so had to be leash walked to go potty. She didn't like going potty on leash and prefers to go in a fenced area where she can sniff around and find the perfect spot. She started getting very dramatic about being taken outside to potty and would scream and cry. Now that she has a fenced yard to go in and doesn't have to go for lots of long walks every day, she is enjoying walks again. No more drama and no more accidents. She loves having the other dogs around and seems to be a follower that enjoys the company of others. She is a very sweet loving girl that just must have a fenced yard. Because of her dramatic nature we think she would do better in a home without very young kids that might bother her or fall on her. She seems to like small kids just fine when she meets them and for short visits though.

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Added: July 9, 2018

 

KB's Escapade
Racing Name:
KB's Escapade
Pet/Kennel Name:
Escapade
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Dalton Family of Anderson SC 7/28/18

Escapade had a long racing career of a 105 races (since each race is about 30 seconds that is just over 50 minutes of total actual racing time). She started out at Abilene KS, then went to Daytona Beach where she quickly went up to the top A level and won 25 races and even won 6 races in a row! Then she was moved to a tougher track with more competition in Wheeling WV. She did well there and even got up to the top AA level there but she wasn't able to win as many races as she had before, so was moved back to Daytona Beach. She retired January 27th of 2015 and went back to the farm to become a mom and hopefully pass on her racing speed and skill. She had two puppies in March of 2016 that have started racing now. Probably another litter or two that just aren't registered yet too. Escapade is a happy, bouncy, girl that has never met a stranger. She is very sweet and loving, travels well and has personality plus. She raced at 60lbs and turned 7 on March 8th. Her sire is Coldwater Konow and her dam is Lil Kaci. Escaped passed her cat and small dog tests so should be able to live with either. She has been good with the children she has met and seems to really like them. 

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Added: July 9, 2018

 

Eds Real Lady
Racing Name:
Eds Real Lady
Pet/Kennel Name:
Dorothy
Age:
9
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Holly Foster in Myrtle Beach
Adoption Status: Adopted to Valderrama/Vetter Family of Myrtle Beach 3/13/12

Dorothy was a successful racer and was sent back to the farm for a second career as a mom. She did not have any puppies though and has now been retired and is ready to find a home and a couch. She is a sweet, outgoing, friendly, girl that seems to take everything happily in stride. Dorothy loves to give sweet kisses and is very gentle taking food from your hand. She travels well and seems to do very well with other dogs. Dorothy passed her cat and small dog tests and is living with cats in her foster home so would be fine for a house with cats or small dogs. She also seems to like children and seems like the type of dog that would be excellent in a home with kids. Dorothy likes to snuggle and adapted to her foster home like she had always lived in one. Nothing seems to bother her. Dorothy wants to be with people and is content to just lay at your feet. She doesn't have much white on her face and definitely doesn't look her age or even act her age. Dorothy was born on Feb 7th of 2003 and is a daughter of the famous Craigie Whistler. She is a super sweet, girl that has a lot of personality and a lot of love to give a lucky family.

Her Pedigree

Dorothy passed away in 2016 at the age of 13.

Added: July 6, 2018

 

Wind Sleeve
Racing Name:
Wind Sleeve
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sleeve
Age:
2 in Nov.
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Johnson)
Adoption Status: Adopted to Summers, 7.30.09

Windsleeve doesn't have any races listed and retired young. Her sire is the very famous Kiowa Sweet Trey and her dam is ICU Hot Tamale. She weighs 63lbs and her DOB is Nov 4th 2007. She passed her cat and small dog tests and has been living with both in her foster home. She is a very outgoing friendly girl that has a lot of personality. 

Windsleeve was adopted in 2009 and was called Lily. She lived a long healthy life and was in her adoptive home for 9 years. In June of 2018 she started feeling badly. After much testing and visits to a couple of different vets they found that she had a very enlarged liver and spleen and the decision was made to release her from her pain. Lily was a wonderful girl and will be missed by her owner. Rest in Peace. 

Her Pedigree

Added: June 25, 2018

 

Toni
Racing Name:
Toni
Pet/Kennel Name:
Toni
Age:
1
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson in Greenville, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Price Family of Myrtle Beach SC 3/29/15

Toni is a pup that came straight from the farm and never went to the race track. She just turned one on October 8th so is still very young. She is small and weighed 54lbs at her vet check. She never raced because of an injury on the farm. Another dog attacked her and removed most of the skin between her tail and hipbones in September. The wound was too large to stitch so had to heal up on its own slowly. The injury is mainly cosmetic and doesn't affect her ability to run or play. She will just have a large scar. Toni couldn't go off to race training with a big open wound so her owners held onto her for a couple of months to get her to the point that she could be transported to us from Kansas in November of 2014. Toni never completed the registration process and never got a racing name. She has been called Toni since a pup though. Her sire is the very famous Lonesome Cry and her dam is Toni Works. Toni passed her cat and small dog tests and has been living in a foster home with an Italian Greyhound. She is a very good jumper and has been known to clear fences so needs a home with a 6 foot fence. Toni is calm in the house but loves doing laps and playing outside every time she goes outside to potty so she really needs a fenced yard to play in. She is a natural sitter. She crates well and is mostly quiet except at meal times when she whines some. Toni is not a confident girl and tends to be timid and jumpy. There is construction going on at her foster home and the noise of that scares her. She will take awhile to warm up to a new situation but once she warms up she is a friendly, silly, happy girl. She is likely to be pretty nervous at first when she is adopted and goes to a new home. She loves people and approaches most people wagging indoors, but sometimes outside she still is a bit timid and runs around just out of reach for a few moments until she gets her courage up to approach.

UPDATE 1/15/15: Toni went to our vet to have her spay and we had our vet do some reconstructive surgery on Toni's back to make it look better while she had her under. The reconstructive surgery was not successful. The good skin would not attach to the scar tissue and eventually sloughed off leaving another big open wound. So that meant more healing time for Toni.

UPDATE 3/4/15: Toni is finally nearly healed up and just about ready for adoption! Through her treatment Toni has been happy and acts like nothing is wrong. She continues her daily runs in the yard and doesn't even flinch when we put medicine on her wound. We really love this sweet girl!

Toni healed up completely although she always had a big scar. She was adopted 3/29/15 and renamed Princess Jasmine. She had her own little girl to love. Her family says she was the most wonderful gentle girl. She passed away suddenly in 2018 after a brief illness that resulted in a seizure that she couldn't be revived from. Sweet girl that left us way too young. RIP Princess Jasmine. 

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Added: June 23, 2018

 

Rarefeat
Racing Name:
Rarefeat
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rarefeat
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Pruitt in Anderson
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Callahan Family of Central 2/19/12

Rarefeat is an extra large, tall, brindle male that raced at 83lbs. He is such a handsome well behaved guy! His birthday is May 5th and he will turn 4 then. He is an easy going guy that is very friendly and calm. Just walking up to people and wagging his tail politely and leaning in for love. We think he has potential as a great therapy dog. He is the grandson of a brood mom we adopted out named Greys Fiddle De and is very sweet like his mom. His father is the famous Stan's Boy Flyer. He goes potty on leash so would do fine in a home without a fenced yard like an apartment or townhouse. He is also very quiet which makes him a good candidate for apartment living. This is a sweet, easy guy because of his friendly, laid back personality. He is going to be a great dog for some lucky family. His foster family says he is very well behaved. He is cat friendly and does well with dogs of all sizes and is fostered with some tiny dogs. He is very gentle with children and seem to like them. If you like big dogs this is your guy! He is a gentle giant.

Rarefeat was adopted 2/19/12 and his name was changed to Rafe. Rafe blessed his family with his wonderful personality and love from 2012 until late December, 2017. Rafe loved swimming in the ocean, slept on many beds in many sunbeams, and just generally blessed everyone with his presence and affection. Rafe developed Osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in one of his legs which ultimately led to him crossing the rainbow bridge. He will never be forgotten and will be sorely missed. Rafe "Rare Feat" was truly one of a kind.

His Pedigree

Added: June 23, 2018

 

Boc's Free Bee
Racing Name:
Boc's Free Bee
Pet/Kennel Name:
Free Bee
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
White and Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
McCann Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Black family of Charlotte, 10.30.17

Free Bee just arrived from the Blanchard Kennel at Orange Park in Jacksonville Florida. She is a pretty tall girl for just 60lbs. She raced 142 races and was pretty good, racing at Dubuque and Bluffs Run in IA and Southland in Arkansas and Naples Ft Myers in Florida before moving to Orange Park. She was mostly a B level racer but did compete in a top level stakes race. Although she turned 4 on April 9th, Free Bee still has a cute puppy look to her. She is VERY outgoing and gives hugs and just loves people. She loves playing with other dogs and especially loves balls that squeak and toys that squeak. She can be energetic for short spurts but calms down really well in the house and just wants to put her head in your lap and be close. Free Bee's sire is the famous Kiowa Mon Manny and her dam is Boc's Mc Raisen. She has been in a foster home with a calm older yorkie and has been fine with him. She loves playing with all the other greyhounds at a playgroup. We were told that she is a pretty confident girl and can be a little bossy at times. She seems like she is going to be a fun girl for a family that wants a playful, silly, girl. She does potty well on leash and is leash walked at her foster home but she would probably do best with a fenced yard where she can chase balls and run and play since she enjoys that so much. Although she has been living with cats at her foster home they are having to keep her away from them because she is too interested in the to be comfortable with so she needs a home with no cats. Her foster home says she is the most loving dog they have had, even more loving than their personal greyhound. She is super sweet!

Bee was only in her adoptive home for less than a year and died suddenly in June of 2018. The vet thinks she may have had a blood clot that went to her brain or heart. RIP Bee!

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Added: June 15, 2018

 

Pat C HitandRun
Racing Name:
Pat C HitandRun
Pet/Kennel Name:
Hit
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Sellner in Augusta, GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Sellner Family of N. Augusta SC 5/20/12

Hit is a happy, waggy girl that is calm and well behaved. She loves kids and raced in a kennel that had small kids in it frequently and was great with them. She raced at 60lbs. Hit celebrated her 4th birthday on March 6th. Her sire is the famous Lonesome Cry! Hit is a loving little girl that seems like she will make a great pet because of her calm, easy going personality. She passed her cat test at the track but has been a little interested in some of the cats she has seen since. She seems to respond well to correction so we think she is trainable and will be glad to evaluate her with your specific cats. She is good with small and large dogs so should be fine in a home with other dogs. Hit did have a broken hock October 9th of 2010 that ended her racing career. She has completely healed since then but may always have a slight limp. She stilll loves to run and play and doesn't let the old break slow her down a bit. This cutie can still turn on the greyhound speed when she wants to. This is a wonderful little girl that is very well behaved and is going to be a wonderful loving pet for some very lucky family.

Her Pedigree

Hit was adopted by the Sellner family of N. Augusta SC 5/20/2012 She lived a wonderful life with them until she passed away in June of 2018. She will be missed by her family.

Added: June 5, 2018

 

Sippin On Fire
Racing Name:
Sippin On Fire
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sippin
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Kaage (Augusta GA)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Burnside Family of Martinez GA 7/4/18

Sippin is a beautiful 66lb red girl that just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race track. She raced 170 races so had a long career. She also raced at Naples Ft Myers, Flagler, Mardi Gras and Dubuque tracks, so traveled around quite a bit. She mainly raced at the lower D levels but did get up to the top A level briefly during her career. Her trainer says she is a sweet girl that keeps her crate clean and is very quiet. Sippin is very reserved at first with strangers but does warm up with time. Her sire is the famous KC and All and her dam is Rain On Me. She turned 4 on January 16th. Sippin still needs tested with cats and small dogs. As expected, Sippin was very overwhelmed by the move from the track kennel into a foster home. The first day it took her foster family 5 hours to catch her and get her back in the house after a potty break in their fenced yard. Sippin just was too afraid to come back inside or to let people she didn't know close enough to her to catch her. So she will need to be leash walked until she gets to know her new family. She is just timid and will need time and patience. She was friendly and happy at the track with the trainers she knew and loved. It may take a few weeks or even a few months for her to warm up to a new family and new environment. She is starting to slowly warm up and follows her foster family from room to room but stays just out of reach most of the time. She is very quiet and never makes a peep. Sippin has done really well on walks in the neighborhood with other greyhounds and seems to gain confidence from being with a more confident greyhound. She would love to have a greyhound brother or sister and a safely fenced yard in her new home. Sippin just glanced at the cats she saw in the vet's office and didn't even try to go near them so we think she would be OK to live with cats and small dogs.

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Added: June 4, 2018

 

B Allstar Robbie
Racing Name:
B Allstar Robbie
Pet/Kennel Name:
Robbie
Age:
Almost 3
Color/Gender:
White with Brindle Spots Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Frymire, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Forster Family of Charlotte NC 7/22/18

Robbie came in from the Sanford Orlando Race track. He raced 71 races there and did get up to the top A level briefly. His last race was Feb 5th. Robbie raced at 77lbs and will turn 3 on July 22nd. He is the son of WW All Star Owen that we adopted out recently and his dam is Kentucky Ashley. Robbie passed his cat test so should be fine to live with cats or smaller dogs. He is a very handsome white boy with brindle spots. Robbie is a pretty confident guy that thought he was the boss of the other boys he was turned out with at the track. He got along well with all but one that didn't see eye to eye with Robbie and they had to be watched closely. Robbie has been doing fine with the other males in his foster home and hasn't tried to be bossy with any of them. He backed right off when a female got after him for sniffing her too much during transport and was a complete gentleman. Robbie has been the perfect gentleman since he arrived and is very well behaved in his foster home and has followed all the rules. He did pull hard on the leash wanting to check everything out at first, but his foster mom worked with him on that and reports that he is excellent on leash now. Robbie only had one accident in his foster home so picked up on potty training exceptionally fast. His foster mom says he is a wonderful boy that is a joy to have around. He isn't really that food motivated and will lay there and just look at his food bowl sometimes and wait to eat until he is ready. He has really liked the children he has met. Robbie has the cutest puppy face and is so sweet!

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Added: June 4, 2018

 

Talk To You Soon
Racing Name:
Talk To You Soon
Pet/Kennel Name:
Talker
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Jones family of Forest City NC. 6/15/18

Talker just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She is a large female racing at 74lbs. She raced at Southland for awhile but raced most of her career of 129 races at Sanford Orlando. She did get up to the top A level races at Orlando. Talker will turn 4 on July 24th. Her sire is Tyrur Alex* and her dam is All Access Pass. We placed her littermate On The Flip Side and another girl that is arriving with her, Team Player, shares the same mom but has a different dad. Talker passed her cat test so should be fine to live with cats and small dogs. Her trainer says she is pretty calm and relaxed except at lunch time. She gets excited about eating. Talker is very outgoing and sweet. She is great on stairs and doesn't seemed over concerned or afraid of anything. She adapted to her foster home and acted like she had always been there from the first day. Her littermate's adopters have decided to adopt Talker too! She will be going home with her brother Flip as soon as she has her vetting and will probably be called Pip.  

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Added: June 4, 2018

 

TC Diamondbacks
Racing Name:
TC Diamondbacks
Pet/Kennel Name:
Diamond
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Weisner (Spartanburg, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Nonnemacher family of Conway SC 6/24/18

Diamond just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She is a cute brindle girl that turned 3 on Feb 19th. She has 53 races listed and raced at 62lbs. She raced at Valley Race Track in Texas and Derby Lane and Sanford Orlando Tracks in Florida. She wasn't a good racer and only won one race that we could find. She did place just enough at the lowest level to keep racing for awhile, but gradually spent more and more time at the back of the pack, so was finally retired. She passed her cat test but we listed her as "trainable" because she was excited to see the cat at first. She was just curious though and is excited to check everything new out. She quickly lost interest. She is a happy, friendly girl with a tail that wags all the time. Sometimes she wags so hard that the tail nearly wags her. Her sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and her dam is Atascocita Vita. Her trainer says she is a very outgoing girl bouncy, fun girl that tends to be a bit more energetic than most. Really a sweet girl that likes everyone she meets so far. 

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Added: June 4, 2018

 

Journey in Time
Racing Name:
Journey in Time
Pet/Kennel Name:
Journey
Age:
Almost 3
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Arrowood Family of Morgonton NC 6/15/18

Journey just came in from the Sanford Orlando Track. He is an extra large male racing at 88lbs. He raced 43 races and started out racing at Southland in Arkansas. He only raced a few races there and was moved to Sanford Orlando for the rest of his career. He got up to the top A level briefly. He injured his hock on January 6th and hasn't raced since then. He was healed up and rehabbed at the track in hopes he could return to racing, but after he ran a couple of practice runs his trainer decided to retire him rather than risk him re-injuring the hock. Journey is a gentle giant of a dog. He has no idea he is the biggest dog in the kennel and is actually sensitive and a bit timid. He may need some time to warm up to a new family. Journey was overwhelmed when he got into foster care. He still wagged his tail a little and approached cautiously if called. He would shy away from fast movements and loud noises. Journey caught onto the steps to go outside pretty fast after being afraid to try them the first time. He passed his cat test so should be able to live with cats or small dogs. He is a beautiful black male that will turn 3 August 21st. His sire is the famous Djays Octane and his dam is Prickly Pooch. He seems like a timid sensitive boy that will warm up pretty fast to his new home and family. He is quiet in his kennel and eats well even when stressed. He hasn't skipped a meal and seems to be adjusting well to his new food. 

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Added: June 4, 2018

 

Barts Grey Paws
Racing Name:
Barts Grey Paws
Pet/Kennel Name:
Marvin
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Blue Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Henrick, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Henrick Family of Columbia SC 7/9/18

Marvin is coming in for one of our volunteers that met him on a trip to the track and has been waiting on him to retire. So he is not available for adoption. Marvin is rare blue/grey male. He raced at 77lbs and raced 118 races. He was a fantastic racer racing at Wheeling Downs, one of the top tracks. He raced at the top A and AA levels there. Once he started slowing down a bit he was moved to Sanford Orlando to finish out his career and has just retired from there. He turned 4 on Jan 9th. Marvin's sire is the famous Trent Lee and his dam is Barts Magpie. He is a sweet boy that is friendly with people and other dogs. He gets along well with all the other dogs at the kennel and never causes any trouble. A really good boy. Marvin passed his cat test so should be fine to live with cats or small dogs. He has done fantastic since he arrived. We found that he loves to play with toys and he spends a lot of time playing in the yard with the kids in his new family. He is a pretty submissive boy that tries hard to please and tries not to do anything wrong.

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Added: June 3, 2018

 

Team Player
Racing Name:
Team Player
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tea
Age:
almost 3
Color/Gender:
Light Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Summers Family of Tryon NC 6/27/18

Tea just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track in Florida. She also raced at Derby Lane in St Pete. She briefly got up to the top A level, but mostly raced at the lower levels. Tea will turn 3 on July 19th. She raced at 62lbs. Her sire is Defrim Bale and her dam is All Access Pass. Tea passed her cat test so should be fine to live with cats and small dogs. According to her trainer, Tea is a bouncy, happy girl that is a little more active than the average greyhound. She has been pretty quiet and overwhelmed since she arrived so far. She was pretty timid with people and was uncomfortable with strange dogs sniffing her. By the end of the first day she was standing and letting us pet her rather than shying away, so we think she will warm up pretty fast. She is eating well and slept through the entire first night without a peep. Her trainer says she was a barker at feeding time and wasn't shy about telling her that she needed to be fed first. Her trainer also told us that she was an energetic happy fun girl at the kennel and we are already seeing that after just a few days.

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Added: June 3, 2018

 

CK Blitz
Racing Name:
CK Blitz
Pet/Kennel Name:
Blitz
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Shiavone (Myrtle Beach)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Schiavone family of Myrtle Beach 1/13/12

Blitz is a small 58lb, red brindle, female that just arrived from the track in Orlando. Her DOB is May 19th 2007 so she is 4.5 years old. Blitz passed her cat and small dog tests at the track so should be able to live with either. So far Blitz has been a pretty calm but friendly girl. She seems to want to stay close to people and is good on leash More as we get to know her.

Her Pedigree

Blitz was adopted by the Schiavone family and lived until just shy of her 11th birthday. 

Added: June 3, 2018

 

Mister Nino
Racing Name:
Mister Nino
Pet/Kennel Name:
Mister Nino
Age:
14
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Upstate SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the White Family of Simpsonville SC 1/25/08

Mister Nino raced at the Mobile Alabama Track briefly in September of 2006. He only has 6 races listed and only won one of those. He may have raced some at Birmingham as well because their races weren't always reported at that time. We got Mister Nino in December of 2007 from his race owners Kevin Fish and Heather Powers. Mister Nino was a very sweet guy that passed his cat test with just a little initial interest. He was born on 12/28/04 so turned 3 right after he arrived. His sire was the very famous Kiowa Sweet Trey and his dam is Tycam Amstel. A previous adopter, Judy White, wanted to foster him with the idea of adopting him if he got along with her cat and other greyhound. He did great with them so she decided to keep him. Mister Nino lived a long happy life with her and passed away peacefully at 14.5 years old in May of 2018. 

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Added: June 1, 2018

 

Rico's Be Cool
Racing Name:
Rico's Be Cool
Pet/Kennel Name:
Cool
Age:
8
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Thompson, Hendersonville NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Thompson Family of Henderson NC 6/14/18

Cool just arrived from a farm in Arkansas. She had a long career of 126 races and was pretty good even competing in a Stakes Race. She raced at Tri State and Wheeling Downs in WV. She retired in October of 2014 and went back to the farm to become a mom. We aren't sure if she ever had any puppies because so far none have been registered to race. Pups have to be registered before racing and usually are registered by the time they are a year and a half old. Cool has been on the farm for nearly 4 years and turned 8 on March 24th. She is looking for a couch of her own now and seems like she may have found one at her foster family's home. Cool is a happy, silly girl with a lot of personality. She is very outgoing and friendly and doesn't seem to be scared of much except for shiny floors. Cool raced at 64lbs. Her sire is USS Raceway and her dam is Myokie Flame. Cool passed her cat and small dog tests and is being fostered with both. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: May 31, 2018

 

Greer Of Ruckus
Racing Name:
Greer Of Ruckus
Pet/Kennel Name:
Greer
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
White With Black Spots Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Bowden, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Whitson Family of Columbia SC 6/16/18

Greer just arrived from a farm in Arkansas. We aren't sure why she never raced but most of the rest of her litter did. All the girls in the litter were very good racing at the top levels and competing in Stakes races. Most of them went on to become Moms like Greer. Greer has a total of 11 puppies that have been registered to race so far but she could have another younger litter or two that has yet to be registered. She had one litter in 2014 that have all already been retired from racing. Greer had another litter in 2016 and most of those are racing right now. Greer will turn 7 on October 23rd. Since she never actually raced she doesn't have a racing weight but we would guess her to be around 60lbs. Her sire is the famous Rhythmless and her dam is Pawn Of Ruckus. Greer is timid at first and seems pretty overwhelmed by all the changes in her life. She is very calm and quiet and likes the safety of her crate so far. She seems like a very laid back girl but may just need time to get more comfortable before she gets confident enough to show her personality. She isn't terribly shy or scared of people, she is just unsure. Greer passed her cat and small dog tests so should do fine in a home with either one. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: May 31, 2018

 

CTW Judith
Racing Name:
CTW Judith
Pet/Kennel Name:
Judith
Age:
9
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
McManis (Easley, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Longo family of Augusta GA 6/12/18

Judith just arrived from a farm in Arkansas. She had a long career as a racer with 151 races. She started out at Wheeling in WV and then was moved to Tri-State, also in WV. She raced the top A and AA levels most of her career at Tri State and was quite the star winning a lot of races. When she retired from racing in December of 2013 she went back to the farm to be a mom. Judith had one litter of 7 puppies in May of 2015. She did not pass on her talent to her kids and that litter has already retired from racing and some never raced at all. Judith may have had other litters that haven't been registered yet, since then. Judith is a fuzzy black female that still has her thick farm coat from spending a lot of time outside. It is sun bleached so she will look chocolate brown until it all sheds out and then will be glossy black with a normal short greyhound coat. Judith raced at 62lbs. Her sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and her dam is Shelbourne Jess*. She turned 9 on January 1st and she raced at 62lbs. Judith is a friendly, happy girl that took her trip from the farm to her foster home in stride. She traveled well and just got into the vehicle and laid down. She wasn't nervous walking on shiny floors or going up and down stairs. She seems pretty easy going and not much stresses her. She passed her cat and small dog tests and likes people. She got along well with the other females on the trip. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: May 31, 2018

 

DKC Valentine
Racing Name:
DKC Valentine
Pet/Kennel Name:
Val/Bodie
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
White and Black Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnston in Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kovacs Family of Easley 6/11/16

Val just arrived from the Birmingham Race Track. He is named Valentine because he was born on Valentines day of 2011. He is listed as white and brindle but looks more white and bluish brown to us. We can't see any stripes in the spots that are supposed to be brindle. He is mostly white though. He is an extra large guy that raced at 83lbs. His sire is the famous Kiowa Mon Manny and his dam is CTW Hard Hannah. Val started racing at Tri State Race Track in West Virginia but was quickly moved to Birmingham. He was a good racer there, getting up to the top A level. He raced an amazing 265 which is right up there with the most races of the dogs we have placed. He gradually started slowing down and finally was retired on May 21st, 2016. Val was curious about the small dog he met, but seems like he will be fine fine with them. He still needs testing with cats and kids. He seems like a very friendly, confident guy. He does have some flea dermatitis so his coat is a little rough right now but that is being treated and it will grow back in very nicely. Val is very friendly and loving and will stand with his head in your lap wanting to be petted. He complained very loudly about being kenneled, so will not be a good apartment dog. He is very calm and laid back but he can be bit pushy and stubborn when it comes to doing what he wants to do - like helping you drive. He will need someone that will give him leadership and direction and continue teaching him the rules that he is learning in his foster home. He is very low energy and very loving.

Val was adopted in June of 2016 and was called Bodie by his family. Bodie passed away in May of 2018 after a 6 month battle with osteosarcoma (bone cancer). He will be missed by his family and everyone that met this sweet goofy guy.

His Pedigree

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Added: May 20, 2018

 

Scythe
Racing Name:
Scythe
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sky Rose
Age:
8
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Grover, Columbia, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Grover family of Columbia SC 5/24/14

Sky Rose is an 8 year old brindle female that has been in a home for years. She only raced a short time and was originally adopted in 2008. Her owner was forced to return her because she is in the hospital battling cancer. Sky Rose has been a great companion and is a wonderful girl and this is very hard for her owner. Sky Rose is a little timid at first but is warming up quickly to her foster family. Even though she is usually a bit shier with men, she is following her foster dad around already. Her sire is Yankee Patriot and her dam is Miss Van Gogh. She turned 8 on December 16th and raced at 60lbs. She weighed in at 62 at the vets. She was checked out by our vet and got everything updated. Sky Rose got a fresh dental, had a few bad teeth pulled and has been cleared for adoption. This is a sweet, girl that has already lived in a home so is home acclimated and has good house manners. She has lived with cats and the cat in her last home curled up and slept with her. She is also great with small dogs and kids. Because she is over 8 years old Sky Rose qualifies for a reduced adoption fee of $200. Be sure to click on her other photos to see some of her when she first retired and was much younger.

Sky Rose was adopted by the Grover family of Columbia on 5/24/14 and lived a wonderful life with them for 4 more years until May of 2018 when she passed away peacefully in her sleep at nearly 12 years old. Her family will miss her crowding them out of bed at night and following them into the bathroom; nuzzling up to their chest and holding her paw over arms. She was their first greyhound and will be missed.

Her Pedigree

Added: May 11, 2018

 

Mamas Dealwithit
Racing Name:
Mamas Dealwithit
Pet/Kennel Name:
Deal
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson Upstate, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted to Arrowood of Morgonton, NC 6/22/14

Deal just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track where she only raced 10 races. She never won a race and only placed once in her career. She is a beautiful girl that is friendly and calm. She is very young and just turned 2 on May 4th. She raced at 62lbs. Her sire is the very famous Flying Penske and her dam is Kelsos Isabella. She is a littermate to Mamas Eddiemoney who is also available. We placed her sister Mamas LeslieGore and brother Mama's Lazarus too. All are great pets that settle in quickly and have great friendly, easy going personalities that make wonderful pets. Deal passed her cat and small dog tests. She is quiet in her crate and walks great on leash without pulling. She seems a little timid and overwhelmed at first but if she is like the rest of her litter she will be fine in a day or two.

Deal lived a short but happy life with the Arrowood Family of Morgonton NC. They renamed her Bella. She passed away in May of 2018 at just 6 years old after a brief illness with a stomach infection and blood loss. She was very loved and will be missed. 

Her Pedigree

Added: May 9, 2018

 

Oshkosh Vixen
Racing Name:
Oshkosh Vixen
Pet/Kennel Name:
Vixen
Age:
Almost 4
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Dyer (Gaffney, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Dewberry Family of Waynesboro GA, 5.28.18

Vixen just came in from the Naples Ft Myers Race track. She raced 121 races there and at the Flagler Race track in Florida. She mainly just placed at the lower racing levels and only rarely won a race. She did get up to B level briefly. Vixen raced at 64lbs and is a pretty red girl that turns 4 on June 3rd. Her sire is the famous Djays Octane and her dam is Oshkosh Verizon. She was somewhat interested in the cat when she met it but she may be trainable. We would like to do another test with another cat to see how she does. Vixen does the famous greyhound grin when she is excited or happy. Very cute! She is quiet in her crate. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: May 9, 2018

 

Americanized
Racing Name:
Americanized
Pet/Kennel Name:
Holly
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Weisner (Spartanburg, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Steiner Family of Atlanta Ga, 6/3/18

Holly just arrived from the Jacobs Racing Kennel at the Naples Ft Myers Race track. She only raced 29 races there and at the Flagler track but she wasn't able to win one of them. Holly usually was toward the back of the pack and looks like she may be little accident prone because she fell in several of her races. She is a red female that raced at 62lbs. Holly turned 2 on February 12th. Her sire is Shonn and her dam is Glossy Glow. Holly is very sweet and friendly. She is a natural sitter which is unusual for the breed. Most aren't comfortable in the sit position by the time they reach full growth. She is mostly quiet in the crate but does complain a little. Holly passed her cat test easily with just a calm sniff. The cat slapped her and she backed off and wasn't interested in going back. She also has been fine with the small dogs she has met. A really sweet girl.

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Added: May 4, 2018

 

Salus
Racing Name:
Salus
Pet/Kennel Name:
Salad
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
White with Black Spots Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the West Family of Durham NC 6/5/18

Sally came in from Oxbow Trow Kennel at the Naples Ft Myers Race Track. She just raced 14 races and won only 1 of them. She rarely placed so was retired young. Sally is a white girl with black spots that just turned 2 on May 27th. She still has a puppy look to her face and still has some playful puppy energy too. Sally raced at 62lbs. Her sire is the famous Kiowa Myth and her dam is Wayward Angel. She is a very sweet girl. She was a little interested in the cat when she met it but lost interest quickly. Sally was in a foster home with cats and did fine there. She has done well with the small dog she has met but wants to play with him so needs a home with a small dog that is at least big enough to play with safely. She does really like kids. Sally is a friendly girl that loves people. She is mostly quiet in her kennel but does occasionally make some noise. She is young and still learning manners so will need supervision until she learns the rules. 

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Added: May 4, 2018

 

JK Ace
Racing Name:
JK Ace
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ace
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Kreiger (Greer, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Krieger Family of Greenville SC 6/2/18

Ace is a greyhound racing star and had a long successful career of 216 races. He raced at Ebro, Sarasota, Mardi Gras, Flagler, Dubuque and just retired from Naples Ft Myers. Ace was consistently racing at the top A levels and competed in many Stakes races that are reserved for the fastest greyhounds at that track. He won some of those races too and was a 2015 Naples Floridian Finalist. He is coming in from Jimmy King at the Flagler track and we are thrilled to be able to meet and place a star like Ace. We wish he could sign autographs. His sire is the very famous Trent Lee and his dam is Kiowa WW Ring. Ace raced at 74lbs and turned 5 on February 21st. Ace has an awesome friendly personality. He is very calm and seems like he would be a very easy first greyhound. He was not interested in the cat at all so should be great living in a home with cats and small dogs. Very sweet guy! Update: Ace's foster family has decided to keep him!!

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Added: May 4, 2018

 

Napoleon Solo
Racing Name:
Napoleon Solo
Pet/Kennel Name:
Buckwheat
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Lundberg Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Sands Family of Evans GA 9/13/18

Buckwheat came to us from Jimmy King at the Naples Ft Myers Race Track. He raced 66 races and also raced at Flagler. Buckwheat only won 5 of his races but placed a lot. He is a 71lb black male that will turn 4 on August 19th. His sire is the very famous DJays Octane and his dam is Too Cool Cathi. According to his trainer, Buckwheat can be a little timid at first in new situations but once he gets to know you, he will be your best friend. Buckwheat is such a good boy! He is quiet in his crate while his foster family is at work. He lays right down on his bed at night and sleeps through the night. He plays well with the other greyhounds in his foster home. He is happy and his tail wags all the time. He was a little curious about the cat at first but after she swatted him once he is more cautious around her. He tries to get her to play but is polite when she says no. Buckwheat has the sweetest personality and is so shiny and beautiful. He already knows how to fetch a ball too! He also passed his cat and small dog tests so could live with either. He seems to like kids too. This is an all around great guy.

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Added: May 4, 2018

 

Oshkosh Gibbon
Racing Name:
Oshkosh Gibbon
Pet/Kennel Name:
Gibbon
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Kaage (Augusta, GA)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hamilton family of Augusta GA 6/2/18

Gibbon just arrived from Jade Feise Kennel at the Naples Ft Myers Race Track. She raced at total of 55 races and also raced at Southland Race Track in Arkansas and Flagler. Her last race was April 28th. Gibbon only won two races in her career but she placed in the top 4 a lot so she was allowed to continue racing. Dogs that place also make some money. Gibbon is a brindle female that raced at 67lbs. Her sire is the very famous Kiowa Sweet Trey and her dam is Oshkosh Paris. Gibbon turned 2 on February 4th. More as we get to know her. 

Added: May 4, 2018

 

Rockdown Buzz
Racing Name:
Rockdown Buzz
Pet/Kennel Name:
Buzz
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Dyer, Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Crayton Family of Charlotte NC 7/16/18

Buzz came in from Jade Feise at the Naples Ft Myers Race Track. He just raced 9 races there and only won one of those so was retired young. His last race was January 18th and he has been waiting in the kennel since then. Buzz just turned 2 on April 17th. He is a big stocky guy that raced at 80lbs. His sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is HS Texoma. Buzz was too excited around cats, so needs a home without them. He was fine with a 15lb Italian Greyhound, so may be OK to live with smaller dogs. Buzz is a friendly, happy guy that loves people and will be very devoted. He likes playing in the yard and would love to have a fenced yard of his own. He is very food motivated, so would be perfect for someone that wanted to train tricks, agility or do obedience with a dog. He doesn't get up on the furniture so far. Buzz would like a home with another large dog in it because he doesn't like to be left totally alone. He is doing really well in a home with several other greyhounds, but didn't do well when left totally alone in a home with no other dogs. Buzz loves to play with toys and has learned how to fetch already. He is a very smart guy that will be a lot of fun for a lucky family. 

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Added: May 4, 2018

 

Braska Adidas
Racing Name:
Braska Adidas
Pet/Kennel Name:
Adidas
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
In Memorial
Adoption Status: In Memorial 5.13.18

Adidas just arrived from Jade Feise kennel at Naples Ft Myers Race Track. He also raced at Flagler, and Orange Park. He raced 52 races and got up to the top A level and even won one Stakes Race for the fastest dogs at the track. He raced his last race on April 18th. Adidas is a large red fawn male that raced at 80lbs. His sire is Braska Baxter and his dam is Braska Daffy. He will turn 3 on September 2nd. More as we get to know him.

Shortly after Adidas arrived with us he became very gravely ill. The Emergency Vet was unable to save him and he passed away. A memorial adoption has been requested by Ann Owens, Denise Dyer, and Amanda Crago who were with him during the last day.  Our condolences to them and the trainers who cared for him in Florida.

Added: May 4, 2018

 

RJ's Margret
Racing Name:
RJ's Margret
Pet/Kennel Name:
Maggie
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Black with White Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Nocks Family February of 2007

Maggie came in from the, now closed, Jefferson County Kennel Club in 2006. She has just 14 races listed there and at Dairyland (also closed). She only ever won one of those races and mostly finished toward the back of the pack. Maggie is a beautiful, black girl with white chest, feet and nose that is very flashy and looks like she is wearing a tuxedo. She is a small girl racing at 57lbs. Her sire is Wigwam Hoss and her dam is RJ's Typhoon. Maggie just turned 2 on July 7th so is pretty young. She is a well behaved sweet girl that will be a fantastic pet. Maggie was interested in the cat she met but was correctible so may be trainable with a confident cat. 

Margret was adopted in Feb of 2007 by the Nocks Family. She lived a long healthy life with them until 2018. At nearly 14 years old she started going down hill and they lost her on April 31st of 2018. Her family is incredibly grateful to be able to share their lives with "the best dog ever!"

Added: May 2, 2018

 

Mamas No Regrets
Racing Name:
Mamas No Regrets
Pet/Kennel Name:
Reggie
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Lundberg Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Coxe Family, 5.12.18

Reggie just arrived from Miami Florida. She is a young girl that only has 3 races listed and came in toward the back of the pack every time, so was retired young. She won't turn two until June 19th. Her sire is Mamas Special Ed and her dam is Mamas Sunny Skies. Reggie is pretty timid so far. She seems like she wants to cautiously interact with strangers, so probably will be fine with time and is just overwhelmed by everything new in her life. Reggie is quiet in her kennel and sleeps all night. She is a small female that raced at just 56lbs. Reggie passed her cat and small dog tests easily so should be able to live with either one. 

Added: May 1, 2018

 

Varoom Haley
Racing Name:
Varoom Haley
Pet/Kennel Name:
Haley
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Lundberg Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Harrin family of Columbia, SC 5/19/18

Haley just arrived from Miami Florida. She just celebrated her 4th birthday on April 26th. Haley raced at 63lbs. She raced 94 races at Mardi Gras Race Track, Wheeling and Bluffs Run. Her sire is the famous Djays Octane and her dam is Flying Bassey. Haley is a friendly, happy girl that likes people. She was too interested in chasing cats to be able to live with them and tends to mistake small dogs for squirrels or bunnies so needs to live with medium to larger size dogs. She gets along well with other dogs and is a very sweet loving girl that is going to make a wonderful pet.

Added: May 1, 2018

 

Jojo
Racing Name:
Jojo
Pet/Kennel Name:
Jojo
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Dyer, Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Sagermann family, 5.9.18

Jojo just arrived from the CTW Greyhound Farm in Texas by way of the Birmingham Race Track. Jojo arrived with her sister Coco. Neither one of them actually raced. They failed out of race training because they would come out of the box and go straight to the nearest person for love instead of chasing the lure. Just no prey drive or chase drive at all. They are both tattooed: Left ear 68886 and right ears are 66a and 66b. So they started the registration process but never completed it to get a registered racing name. One of their sisters, CTW Sugarfoot did complete the registration process, so we have all of Coco and Jojo's info on the database through her. We don't have a weight on the girls but their sister is racing at 60lbs, so chances are that they are a similar size. Their sire is Trent Lee and their dam is CTW Starlet. They will turn 2 on June 11th. With not even enough prey drive to chase a lure, both should be fine living with cats, small dogs and other small critters. There are children on the farm they were raised on that help take care of the dogs so they should be very used to being around kids too. More as we get to know these girls.

Added: April 22, 2018

 

Coco
Racing Name:
Coco
Pet/Kennel Name:
Coco
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Dyer, Gaffney SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Sagermann family, 5.9.18

Coco just arrived from the CTW Greyhound Farm in Texas by way of the Birmingham Race Track. Coco arrived with her sister Jojo. Neither one of them actually raced. They failed out of race training because they would come out of the box and go straight to the nearest person for love instead of chasing the lure. Just no prey drive or chase drive at all. They are both tattooed Left ear 68886 and right ears are 66a and 66b. So they started the registration process but never completed it to get a registered racing name. One of their sisters, CTW Sugarfoot did complete the registration process so we have all of Coco and Jojo's info on the database through her. We don't have a weight on the girls but their sister is racing at 60lbs so chances are that they are a similar size. Their sire is Trent Lee and their dam is CTW Starlet. They will turn 2 on June 11th. With not even enough prey drive to chase a lure, both should be fine with cats, small dogs and other small critters. There are children on the farm they were raised on that help take care of the dogs so they should be very used to being around kids too. More as we get to know these girls.

Added: April 22, 2018

 

PJ Brady
Racing Name:
PJ Brady
Pet/Kennel Name:
Birdie (Brady)
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Tuxedo Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Land, Greenville SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Land Family of Mauldin, SC 5.7.18

Brady is a beautiful black girl with a white blaze on her nose and white stockings. She has a shiny black coat too. Brady's litter was all named for football players. She raced 103 races at Derby Lane, Southland and finally Sarasota. She raced mostly at the lower D and C levels but did win some and placed a lot. Brady raced at 60lbs and will turn 4 on October 1st. Her sire is the famous Pat C Clement and her dam is Canttellmenothin. Brady is a happy, friendly girl that seems to have a lot of personality. She is very sweet and passed her cat test easily and also was fine with the small dogs she met. She traveled very well and just hopped in the van and laid down. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: April 21, 2018

 

Blazing Xander
Racing Name:
Blazing Xander
Pet/Kennel Name:
Xander
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Owens, Greenwood SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Lirosi family 11.17.18

Xander is a friendly, happy brindle guy that raced at 70lbs. He initially came in from the Mardi Gras Race Track. He also raced at Naples Ft Myers and Valley. He only raced 38 races but did win enough to get up to the top A level, so was pretty good. His sire is the very famous Kiowa Sweet Trey and his dam is CTU Side Party. Xander's ears stay straight up a lot and one flips over his head sometimes, which just makes him stand out in a crowd and is very cute. He turned 3 on June 7th. Xander passed his cat test with just a little initial interest at first. After a thorough sniffing, he decided that there were more interesting things to sniff than the cat and totally lost interest. He also did fine with the small dog he met. Xander is a very confident guy that can be a bit pushy, so he needs a dog experienced home with a confident owner. He is a very happy guy that is curious about everything and not a bit shy. Xander has already been in a home for awhile. He crates when told, sleeps quietly alone all night and gets along well with the other dogs in his foster home. He corrects easily with an ACK sound if he does anything he should not do. He is very smart and seems to learn quickly. We have him marked no kids because he has shown some grumpiness over his space when laying down. 

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Added: April 21, 2018

 

Oshkosh Gunner
Racing Name:
Oshkosh Gunner
Pet/Kennel Name:
Gunner
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White Male with Brindle Spots
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Cole, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Simmons family of York SC, 4.25.18

Gunner just arrived from a kennel at the Sarasota Race Track. He also raced at Ebro and Orange Park. He raced 73 races but only won 6 of those so he mainly just placed. He is a big guy that raced at 82lbs. He turned 3 on February 4th. His sire is Kiowa Sweet Trey and his dam is Oshkosh Paris. Gunner is a very sweet, friendly guy that doesn't know a stranger. He will stare up into your eyes and carefully watch what is going on around him with the cutest look on his face. We aren't sure how good his eyesight is though and are having our vet check his eyes. His eyes look completely normal, but his vision just seems like it might be limited. He runs and plays and acts totally normal and it is more noticeable with things up close to him. Gunner was completely sure he could drive the van at first though. He did lay down pretty quickly and travelled well. He goes potty nicely on leash, so may do fine without a fenced yard with regular leash walks. He seems to get along well with other dogs and has liked other dogs he has met both large and small. He gets overly excited about cats though even though he wasn't completely sure where the cat was during most of the cat test. Just the smell of the cat and whatever he could see of the shape of the cat was pretty exciting to him, so he needs a home with no cats. Small dogs seem to be fine though even if cat sized. Gunner is just the most precious, loving guy. He will be your shadow. He is the cutest guy!

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Added: April 21, 2018

 

Blackjack Steve
Racing Name:
Blackjack Steve
Pet/Kennel Name:
Steve
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
White and Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Norman, Aiken SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Norman Family of Aiken SC 12/27/18

Steve came in from a kennel at the Sarasota Race track. He only raced 20 races and only won one of those so he was retired young. Steve turned 2 on January 6th. He is an adorable little guy that raced at just 64lbs, which is really small for a boy. He has the cutest, unusual for a greyhound, roman nose!  His sire is TK Quick Strike and his dam is Oh Yeah Baby. Steve was too interested in chasing the cats to be able to live with kitties. He was great with a small white dog he met though. Since he has arrived Steve has been really friendly and happy but his trainer says that he is a sensitive guy that has just a bit of a timid side to him occasionally. He wanted to help drive at first, then settled down and went to sleep on the trip up and didn't seem shy or timid at all. Steve seems like he will be a playful, fun guy but only for short spurts. He loves to lay around most of the day and is calm for a young guy. He likes the kids in his foster home and is very well behaved. What a great guy and so cute!! Steve was adopted briefly by a trucker and was great with life on the road for for the first month or so. He seemed to be happiest when they stopped and he stayed home so he is looking for another home where he doesn't have to travel as much. He is a wonderful traveler, he just doesn't want to be on the road all the time.

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Added: April 21, 2018

 

MJ Cabrera
Racing Name:
MJ Cabrera
Pet/Kennel Name:
Cabrera
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Wiesner, Moore SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Freshwater Family of Charleston SC 6/10/18

Cabrera came in from the Sarasota Race Track. She also raced at Ebro and Orange Park. Even though she raced 123 races, she wasn't really fast. She was only competitive at the lower D levels of racing and placed in the money just enough to keep racing. She raced at 65lbs and just turned 4 on May 20th. Cabrera's sire is the famous Gable Sour Cream and her dam is Ozark Beth. Cabrera is a happy, friendly girl that will make a great pet. She liked the cats she met a little too much to be able to live with them. She did fine with a whippet that she is being fostered with and some smaller dogs she met. Although she is being fostered with children and likes them, we have noticed that she can be a little protective of her space when she is laying down so we would prefer to place her only with a family without small children that wouldn't understand that old saying "Let A sleeping dog lie." Cabrera is very loving and so sweet that her foster home was really wanting to keep her permanently but with their small kids she wouldn't work on a permanent basis. 

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Added: April 21, 2018

 

SH El Jefe
Racing Name:
SH El Jefe
Pet/Kennel Name:
El Jefe
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Stanberry Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Gioia family of N. Charleston, SC, 4.28.18

El Jefe just arrived from the Sarasota Race Track. He also raced at Ebro, Melbourne and Mardi Gras. He got up to B level and won a few races off an on. He raced 60 races in all. El Jefe is a gorgeous shiny black male that raced at 68lbs and just turned 3 on March 20th. His sire is the famous Trent Lee and his dam is SH Eywa. El Jefe seems like a calm loving guy. He passed his cat test and should be able to live with small dogs as well. He is friendly and sweet. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: April 21, 2018

 

Boc's Saralido
Racing Name:
Boc's Saralido
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sara
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Upstate SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Moore Family of Athens GA, 4.28.18

Sara just arrived from the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville Fl. She was a good racer that raced 122 races and got up to the top A level and won often. She pulled up and slowed way down in her last race on March 31st. She finished so far back that she wasn't in the picture at the end so was retired. Sara also raced at Bluffs Run, Naples Ft Myers and Flagler tracks early on in her career. She will turn 5 on November 9th and she raced at 63lbs. Her sire is DJays Octane and her dam is Boc's Sarasota. We have actually placed several of Sarasota's littermates.  Sara was a kennel pet and favorite at the track. She has a very outgoing social personality and is a happy silly girl with a wonderful personality. She passed her cat and small dog tests. She sniffed them both and wouldn't get near the cat again after it slapped her for sniffing it one time. More as we get to know Sara.

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Added: April 11, 2018

 

Naju
Racing Name:
Naju
Pet/Kennel Name:
Naju
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Upstate SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ramsey Family of Savannah GA 4/14/18

Naju just arrived from the Brindle Kennel at the Palm Beach Race track. She raced 45 races, mostly at Palm Beach but also a few at Mardi Gras and Naples Ft Myers. She didn't do real well racing at first, but then suddenly started winning races and won several in a row getting her up to the top A level. After her short winning streak she went back to placing in the tougher, higher level races. She pulled up in her last race on November 22nd and has been at the track since then. She had pulled her back in that race, so was taken out of racing then, rested and rehabbed. She has been at the track since then, in hopes she could return to racing eventually. That didn't happen, so they just decided to retire her. Naju's entire litter were named for cities in Korea. Her sire is SH Avatar and her dam is Party Hardy. Naju passed her cat and small dog tests easily and seemed a little nervous around both and preferred to stay her distance. Naju got up the courage to sniff the small dog eventually but never even wanted to get near the cat. She has been pretty overwhelmed since her arrival and seems like she may be a pretty, timid, shy girl. Sometimes they come around quickly after they settle in so we should know more soon. Naju will turn 3 on July 11th. 

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Added: April 11, 2018

 

Pat C Wall Paper
Racing Name:
Pat C Wall Paper
Pet/Kennel Name:
Patsy
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red with white female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Winestins, Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Patel family 11/26/14

Patsy originally came to us from the Orange Park track in Jacksonville Fl. She actually raced in Sarasota Florida and in Dubuque IA though and never actually competed in Orange Park according to her race record. She is a 66lb red female that raced 40 races. Patsy turned 3 on July 25th. Her sire is from Ireland named Team Record and her dam is Pat C Fluctuate. Patsy is a happy, friendly girl with a great personality. She is used to being around kids because her trainers brought their kids to work with them and she loved the kids. In a greyhound racing kennel all the dogs wake up and get up when someone comes in or opens their crate so sleep startle is rarely ever seen and definitely isn't a problem. Since she arrived we have found that she doesn't like to be touched when she is sleeping. For this reason we prefer to place her in a home without kids or a home with older kids that are old enough to understand not to bother her while she is sleeping. Her foster home has been working on this behavior and Patsy is responding well to training. Patsy has lived with a small hyper dog but would do better with larger, calmer dogs that will not jump on her when she is sleeping for the same reason. She has lived with cats and is good with them. She gives kisses and loves to play with toys. A very happy, friendly girl and what a GORGEOUS girl! She is very sweet and well behaved and has great house manners.

Patsy was adopted 11/26/14 by the Patel Family and lived happily until April of 2018 when she passed away due to Lymphoma. She was not quite 7 years old. Her family says that adopting her was one of the greatest experiences of their lives and they will always be greyhound people. RIP Patsy.

Her Pedigree

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Added: April 8, 2018

 

Nimby Ruby Ruby
Racing Name:
Nimby Ruby Ruby
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ruby
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Howell)
Adoption Status: Adopted to Moore Family of Greenville, 3.19.11

Ruby is a beautiful girl who's starting over looking for her new home because her family is having a baby. They think she may be too playful and is likely to knock a toddler down. Ruby loves older kids though and is playful and would be a fun dog for a family with kids big enough to play with a dog. She is a wonderful dog that has been a loving family companion. She is healthy and completely up to date on her vetting and will be moving to her new home with some of her essentials as a gift to help her transition. Ruby has displayed varying responses to the cats she has been around in the family home. She will chase them, but will stop when they turn and face her. She might do OK with a family with cats that are confident around dogs and a family who is willing and able to set rules. Ruby's family describes her as a wonderful, people-oriented dog that should settle in happily with almost anyone. Lets get this beautiful girl home for the new year!

Ruby was adopted in 2011 and spent several years living at the Phoenix-Greenville's Inn in SC with the Moore Family. She enjoyed greeting hotel guests, who loved her soft fur and friendliness. She later moved to Athens GA with her family and had a long happy life. She passed away peacefully on March 21st, 2018 due to complications from a neurological disorder. Ruby was a sweet, wonderful girl who brought joy to all who knew and loved her. 

Link to her pedigree

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Added: March 28, 2018

 

AMF Sweet Pete
Racing Name:
AMF Sweet Pete
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sweet Pete
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Collins Family of Chatham VA 4.24.18

Sweet Pete just arrived from the Birmingham AL Race Course Track adoption kennel. He never actually raced there, but was one that was sent there because they transport a lot of retired dogs to other adoption groups across the country, including ours. He raced 126 races all at the Palm Beach Race Track in Florida. He was a pretty good racer racing a lot of his career at the top A level and even winning A level races. Sweet Pete is a stunning 76lb dark brindle guy that is a rich mahogany red with black stripes. He has the most beautiful shiny coat. Just stunning! Sweet Pete turned 4 on December 8th. He is a strong guy that needs some reminders on walking nicely on leash because he gets excited and wants to see everything at once. He is very friendly and has loved all the people he has met. Sweet Pete just couldn't resist chasing the cat, so he needs a home with no kitties. He was better with the little dog he met and just sniffed him politely but was initially interested in him at a distance before he knew what he was. He just needs a careful intro to small dogs that might look like bunnies or squirrels. Sweet Pete's sire is the famous Gable Sour Cream and his dam is AMF Blazing Sun. Pete is being fostered with a 6 year old child and really seems to enjoy being around her. We listed him as "older kids only" because he could knock over a toddler accidentally when he was being bouncy, happy and silly. Pete is more energetic and fun than the typical couch potato greyhound. He would be the perfect choice for a family that likes to go for walks or hikes. Sweet Pete will enjoy a more active lifestyle than most. Pete does complain about being in his kennel, so would not be a good choice for apartment or townhouse living. 

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Added: March 22, 2018

 

BS Poppy
Racing Name:
BS Poppy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Poppy
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Bowden, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Stringer Family of Greenville SC 4/15/18

Poppy just came in from the Birmingham Race Track Adoption Kennel. She didn't actually race there but was moved there because they transport a lot of dogs to adoption groups across the country. Poppy is a cute, friendly, brindle girl that just turned 5 on March 15th. She raced 142 races, mostly at Palm Beach but also raced some at Bluffs Run. Poppy raced mostly at the mid level C and B races but did make it up to the top A level one time. Her last race was March 10th of 2018. She raced at 64lbs. Her sire is the famous Rhythmless and her dam is Keen Katy. Poppy was a little interested in the cat when she first saw it, but calmed down after she sniffed it and realized what it was. We think she would be trainable with cats with a careful introduction and she is being fostered in a home with cats. Poppy was fine with the yorkie and italian greyhound that she met and is being fostered with a small dog. She is great on walks and has been settling in to foster care very well. She has been fostered in a townhouse and is pretty quiet in her kennel so may be good for apartment or townhouse living. Poppy is a very sweet girl that is pretty calm and friendly. She is missing about half of one ear due to some rough play with her littermates as a puppy. This just makes her cuter.

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Added: March 22, 2018

 

Turbo Lancelot
Racing Name:
Turbo Lancelot
Pet/Kennel Name:
Lancelot
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Llewellyn, Simpsonville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ferguson Family of Augusta GA 4/18/18

Lancelot is a gorgeous big shiny black male that raced at 82 lbs. He just came in from the Birmingham Adoption Kennel but didn't actually race there. He was sent there because they transport dogs to adoption groups across the country. He actually raced 132 races mostly at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He also raced briefly at Palm Beach in FL. He raced most of his career at the mid levels of racing but did get up to the top A level a few times and did win some races. He retired February 12th and has been waiting since then for a group to take him. His sire is Turbo Lennie and his dam is Gable India. Lancelot was way too interested in chasing cats to be able to live with them, but he did fine with a small Italian greyhound he met after sniffing it and realizing it was a dog. He should be fine to live with small dogs with a proper introduction. At a distance he tends to mistake most small critters for bunnies though. Lancelot is a big strong boy that needs some work on walking on leash because he wants to check out everything at once. He is very friendly and happy and just a sweet, confident, social guy. Because he is so big and strong we think he would do best in a home with no small kids that he could accidentally knock over. Lancelot could be your knight in shining, black, furry armor! What a gorgeous guy!

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Added: March 22, 2018

 

TNT Troubadour
Racing Name:
TNT Troubadour
Pet/Kennel Name:
Trouble
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
In Columbia at Vet, Looking for foster placement
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Taylor Family Huntersville NC 3/31/18

Don't let Trouble's name fool you, he is actually very sweet. He just came in from the Birmingham Race Track but he never actually raced there. He was just moved there because the track adoption group there transports a lot of dogs from many tracks to adoption groups across the country. Trouble actually raced at Palm Beach, Naples Ft Myers and Sanford Orlando. He wasn't a good racer and only won 3 races so he was moved from track to track in hopes that he would find a place where he could be more competitive. He was just retired in March when that didn't happen. He is a pretty young guy that won't turn 3 until September 21st. His sire is the famous Kiowa Mon Manny and his dam is TNT Temptress. Trouble raced at 73lbs and is a friendly, happy guy. He was way too interested in chasing cats to be able to live with them. He did do fine with a yorkie and an Italian greyhound he met though so should be OK to live in a home with small dogs. What a cute puppy face this guy has!

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Added: March 22, 2018

 

PJ OReilly
Racing Name:
PJ OReilly
Pet/Kennel Name:
Reilly
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Householder, Charlotte NC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Schalk Family of Fairview NC 4/16/18

Reilly is a beautiful black female that raced at 65lbs. She just came in from the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Kennel but she never actually raced there. She was sent there because they place a lot of dogs with other adoption groups across the country. She raced at Wheeling Downs in WV and most of her career of 91 races was spent at Palm Beach in FL. She was never a really good racer only getting up to B level once and mostly just placing at the lower levels of racing, rather than winning races. Reilly is a sweet, friendly, girl that is mostly quiet and calm in her crate. She only occasionally makes noise but may not work for apartment living because of that. She seems very well behaved and gets along well with other dogs. She just turned 3 on Feb 16th. Reilly is a friendly girl that has liked everyone she has met. She wanted to chase the cat a little too much so we want to place her in a home with no cats. She did great with the small Italian Greyhound she met though, so should be fine to live in a home with small dogs. She is a very sweet girl with a gorgeous, glossy, black coat. Her sire is the famous DJays Octane and her dam is KB's College Cat. Reilly has settled into foster care really well and her foster home says she is one of the sweetest girls they have ever had and they have fostered a lot of dogs. They are getting very attached to her and will miss her when she is adopted. 

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Added: March 22, 2018

 

WW Gallant
Racing Name:
WW Gallant
Pet/Kennel Name:
Gallant
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
White with Brindle Spots Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Erskine, Simpsonville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Erskine Family of Simpsonville SC 4/19/18

Gallant just came in from the Birmingham Race Course. He didn't actually race there, and was sent to the adoption kennel there because they move dogs from many tracks into adoption groups. He raced a total of 60 races at Orange Park in Jacksonville Florida and Daytona Beach Florida. He only ever won one race though. He did place some, which kept him racing at the lowest beginner level for awhile. He was retired the end of December and has been waiting on a group to take him since then. Gallant will turn 3 on August 9th. His sire is Aerial Battle and his dam is WW's Kuniya. He was too interested in the cat to be able to live with one. He did fine with the small dog he met though. After only one day in his foster home his foster mom asked if he had lived in a home before. He was perfectly behaved and acted like he was already house trained. As far as we know, he has lived in the kennel, but we don't have a lot of history on him to know for sure. Either way he is a very very good boy that should be an easy, well behaved addition to about any home. He seems to learn fast and want to please. He is very good in his kennel. He loves people and will just stand next to you for love as long as you will pet him. He is a very lovable guy. Gallant was adopted briefly and when he returned to our group his original foster family decided that he should stay with them. 

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Added: March 22, 2018

 

PJ Speed Zone
Racing Name:
PJ Speed Zone
Pet/Kennel Name:
Icon
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Doby in Salisbury, NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kinn family of Boiling Springs PA 4/22/18

Icon is a gentle 86 lb giant that just came in from the Birmingham Race Track Adoption Kennel. He never actually raced there but was just sent to their adoption kennel to place with one of the adoption groups they work with. Icon was one of the best racers, getting up to the very top AA level, at the best track in the country- Southland in Arkansas. He also raced at another top track, Wheeling in WV, then Mardi Gras, Dubuque and finally Sarasota. He raced 153 races. Icon broke his leg on January 6th of 2018. He was casted for 6 weeks and put into a soft splint for 2 after that at the track. His splint was removed by the time he got to us and we sent him to Pro Greyhound for rehab. He is finished with that now and has been released for adoption. He will still need a month or two more of reduced activity where he takes it easy on the leg. He shouldn't run around and play with other dogs yet outside for awhile to be sure the leg is very strong. Icon is huge. He raced at a very tall 86lbs. His back comes up to our hip, probably around 31 or 32 inches at the shoulder. Icon has a gorgeous shiny black coat. He is friendly and happy. Icon travels really well and is silent in his crate so may be a good choice to live in an apartment or townhouse. He loves to put his head in your lap for petting and seems pretty calm indoors. Icon can be playful, silly and bouncy outside. Because of his old injury  Icon may not enjoy long hikes. He loves to go for shorter walks though and can easily support his weight and uses his leg. He is a great guy and his foster home just loves his personality. He is a really good guy that seems to want to please and just wants love. He passed his cat and small dog tests easily with no desire to chase either. He seems to like other dogs and gets along extremely well with the large pack of dogs that his foster home has. He is just a friendly easy going guy that loves everyone he meets. Icon's sire is the very famous DJays Octane and his dam is Silver Idol. He just turned 5 on April 1st.

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Added: March 22, 2018

 

SB Raisen Cain
Racing Name:
SB Raisen Cain
Pet/Kennel Name:
Raisin
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Ng, Columbia Sc
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Girdler Family of West Columbia SC 3/30/18

Raisin just arrived from the Birmingham Race Track. He didn't actually race there though and just ended up being sent to the adoption kennel there for placement. He raced at Palm Beach and Flagler tracks briefly but spent most of his career at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He was a pretty good racer there getting up to the top A level. He raced at 73lbs. Raisin's sire is the famous Yahoo Omar and his dam is JS Luv My Harley. He won't turn 4 until November 1st. Raisen seems like a pretty calm boy that is sweet and friendly. He passed his cat and small dog tests easily without any interest in chasing either. He is a very sweet guy that should make an awesome pet for some lucky family. 

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Added: March 22, 2018

 

SH Hoity Toity
Racing Name:
SH Hoity Toity
Pet/Kennel Name:
Hoity Toity
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
McManis, Easley SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Tucker Family of Greer SC 4/22/18

Hoity Toity comes to us from the Melbourne Race track. She just has a few training races listed. Her first two schooling races she refused to run. She did eventually start running but never was very good, so was retired really young. She just turned 2 on April 13th. Her sire is Definitely Opinion and her dam is SH Kung Fu Kathy. Hoity Toity is a red female that weighs 60lbs. Hoity Toity passed her cat and small dog tests easily and really doesn't seem to have much of a prey drive. She is quiet in her kennel and very sweet. Hoity Toity was a little overwhelmed by everything new but isn't really shy and seems to like everyone she has met. Just a little cautious at first and keeps her tail tucked in new situations. She plays well with other dogs even when first meeting them. She seems like a girl that will be calm in the house and in her kennel, but will be ready to play with her buddies outside for short spurts. She has the biggest expressive eyes. Hoity Toity has been fostered in a home with cats and has been doing great with them. She is a very sweet girl and is so cute!

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Added: March 19, 2018

 

WW All Star Owen
Racing Name:
WW All Star Owen
Pet/Kennel Name:
Owen
Age:
7.5
Color/Gender:
Blue Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Lundberg, Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Slaton Family of Ridgeland SC 3/30/18

Owen just arrived from the Bolton Farm in the Orlando FL area. He has been there since he retired from racing in March of 2014. Owen was a fantastic racer and was one of the fastest racers in the country when he was racing. Racing at the top AA level and winning Stakes Races at Southland in Arkansas, which is one of the top tracks in the country. Owen placed 2nd in the 2012 Southland Festival of Stakes Sprint. He also raced at Abilene KS, Birmingham AL and Sanford Orlando tracks during his career. Owen won his owners nearly $70,000 during his career of only 60 races. He was retired to stud so he could pass on his good genes to lots of future racers. Owen is ready to retire from that life now and be just a pet. We placed Owens brother Odell too when he retired from racing. He was also a star racer and the 2012 Bob Balfe Champ so good genes run in the family. Owen raced at 75lbs and is around that now. He is a beautiful rare blue brindle and is just stunning. He has a thick furry farm coat now from being outside a lot on the farm but that will become more sleek as he is in the house more. Owen seemed friendly when we visited the farm recently. They told us that Owen felt he was the top dog on the farm, and wasn't always tolerant of other males, so he may need a home without other male dogs. Owen will turn 8 on May 2nd. Owen passed his cat test easily without much interest in them. He does love kids and has several that come to the farm that he loves to play with. His favorite is a 3 year old.

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Added: March 9, 2018

 

Waubun Gaby
Racing Name:
Waubun Gaby
Pet/Kennel Name:
Gaby
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Wilkie, Anderson SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Reich Family of Augusta GA 4/18/18

Gaby just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track and was raised on the Bolton Farm near the track. It is a smaller beautiful farm where the dogs get lots of one on one attention. Gaby Is a pretty red girl that raced 179 races at 63lbs. She was a good racer, racing much of her career at the top A level there. Her sire is the famous Bella Infrared and her dam is Waubun Brenda. Gaby will turn 5 on June 8th. Gaby is a friendly, happy girl. She passed her cat test easily and seemed like she already knew that cats have claws and refused to go near the kitty. She is also fine with small dogs. Gaby is very sweet and will sit and lean up against the front of your legs for attention. She is a waggy, happy girl that doesn't seem fazed by anything new so seems like she will do well very fast with her new family. She is very loving and just loves to be close to her humans. She did like the small kids she met briefly but has not been around small kids long term yet. She can complain a bit about being in her kennel, so probably wouldn't be a good apartment dog. Gaby is adapting very well to her foster home and is such a beautiful sweet girl!

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Added: March 9, 2018

 

Booyah Rip
Racing Name:
Booyah Rip
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rip, Ripper
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC) Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Bristow Family of Charleston SC 4/6/18

Rip just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race track. He also raced at Naples Ft Myers, Flagler, Mardi Gras, and Gulf. He got up to B level at several tracks and was moved around to find the place he would be the most competitive. His last race was in November and he was retired because of a sore Tensor Fascia in his hip. It is long healed and Rip is a bouncy, happy boy that does the greyhound grin when excited. He has a lot of personality and the most beautiful shiny black coat. He is a shorter, stocky guy that raced at 77lbs. He looks like a body builder with all his muscles, even after not racing for many months. Ripper is a gorgeous guy that just turned 4 on March 3rd. His sire is the famous DJays Octane and his dam is KB's Best Crunch. Rip was very interested in the cat when he met it but after a smack from the cat decided he didn't want to chase cats anymore. He may be trainable with supervision and a confident cat. He is very friendly and bouncy and higher energy than typical. He whines a little in his crate so may not be the best for apartment living but has quieted down nicely in his foster home with time. Rip is very devoted to his people and very good on leash. He often walks in nearly the perfect heel position staring up into your eyes like an obedience dog. He seems to mind well and tries hard to please. He is a wonderful guy that seems to like kids. He has adjusted well to foster care and is good with the other dogs small and large in his foster home. He just has the sweetest personality. 

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Added: March 9, 2018

 

Doug Stamper
Racing Name:
Doug Stamper
Pet/Kennel Name:
Duke
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Owens (Greenwood, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Gaddy Family of Charlotte, 3.30.19

Doug Stamper's litter was named for the characters on the Netflix series House of Cards. We placed several dogs in his litter Frank Underwood, Heather Dunbar, and Skorsky. He was called Doug at the track but his first family called him Duke. Duke is a really big red male that raced at 86lbs but now weighs around 100lbs. He needs to lose quite a few pounds so has been on a diet since his return. He turned 4 on October 29th. Duke raced 89 races, mostly at the lower C and D levels but did get up to A one time. He raced at Derby Lane and Orlando tracks.His sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is D's Honey Badger. Duke is a friendly, happy guy that has been in an adoptive home for a year. He seems to love men the most and was very attached to the man in his current family. He loved playing fetch with him and just loves chasing tennis balls. He got way too excited when meeting a cat so needs a home without cats. He was fine with a 15lb Italian Greyhound after he was allowed to sniff him thoroughly, but Duke sometimes mistakes smaller dogs for rabbits or squirrels without a proper introduction. Duke likes to play with other dogs and is such a big dog that he would probably do best with a larger dog that was OK with rough play. He seems like a natural leader that can be a bit bossy so would do best with another dog that needed a confident dog. He may also be fine as an only dog. He has liked the kids he has met. He is smart and figured out potty training immediately. Duke also knows other commands like "wait" and has been very good in his home. Duke loves to travel and meet people. He is very quiet and was fostered in a townhouse initially so may be OK for apartment or townhouse living. He is good on leash. 

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Added: March 9, 2018

 

KC's Tommy Jax
Racing Name:
KC's Tommy Jax
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tommy
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Stanberry Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Stanberry family of Grovetown GA 3/24/18

Tommy just arrived from the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville Fl. He won't turn 3 until October 23rd. Tommy is a tiny male that raced at just 61lbs. He only has two schooling races listed and didn't do well in those. His last schooling race listed was 5/22/17. He stayed at the track racing kennel since then in hopes he would get better eventually. When that didn't happen Tommy was sent to the track's adoption kennel, where we picked him up. His sire is the famous Djays Octane and his dam is Kane's Laney. Tommy likes kids and has done well with small dogs he has met. Tommy passed his cat test with just a little initial interest but corrected well so should be able to live with cats with some initial supervision. He is a friendly happy guy.  

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Added: February 26, 2018

 

Satin Express
Racing Name:
Satin Express
Pet/Kennel Name:
Maverick
Age:
8.5
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Covard Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Covard family of Granitville SC 4/14/18

Maverick is an older gentleman that is looking for a new home because his previous owner died suddenly. He lived peacefully with 5 other greyhounds there, that have all been placed already, so we do fine in a home with other dogs. Maverick will turn 9 on May 24th so qualifies for our reduced adoption fee of $250. Maverick has been retired and in his home since Dec of 2011. He was known as 'Satin' at the track had a very brief unsuccessful racing career of 23 races and only ever won one of those. He actually stopped running in the middle of one race. He raced a few races at Palm Beach, then a few at Naples Ft Myers, Flagler and finally finished up at Orange Park in Jacksonville. His owner tried to find a track that he would be competitive at, but Maverick just didn't have his heart into chasing a lure, so was retired young. He was initially placed by the adoption kennel at the track in Jacksonville and was returned to them when his owner passed away. We picked him up from them on a recent track trip. Maverick raced at 75lbs so is a mid sized male. His sire is the very famous Dodgem By Design and that is where he inherited his cute floppy ears. His dam is Surprise Plan. Maverick is a pretty calm guy that still has very short bursts of playful energy. He has good house manners and is friendly and loving. He is in good health and has had excellent care by his previous owner. Maverick likes kids and has been fine with the small dogs and cats he has met so should be good to live with them. He did live with a number of other dogs in his previous home and gets along well with others. This is a super sweet boy that just wants some love and petting.

Added: February 26, 2018

 

Carte Blanche
Racing Name:
Carte Blanche
Pet/Kennel Name:
Avery
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White Female with black spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Doby in Salisbury, NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by King-Driscoll Family in Columbia 7-16-13

Avery is a white girl with big black spots. Her racing weight was 58lbs. She raced at quite a few tracks - Wheeling in WV, Southland in Arkansas and finally Derby Lane in St Petersburg Fl. She has 49 races listed. She turned 3 on December 13th. Avery's sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and her dam is Odd Garbo. She paid no attention to a little dog she met so should be fine to live with small dogs. She also passed her cat test so should be OK in a home with cats. Avery seems very social and likes people and other dogs. She has done very well in her foster home and is very sweet and friendly to everyone she meets. She is a higher energy girl that loves to play. She would be great for a family that wants an energetic dog to do things with like long walks, hikes or other activities.

Avery was adopted by a wonderful family in July of 2013. She lived with them happily for nearly 5 years. Sadly Avery was diagnosed with Lymphoma in early February of 2018 and passed away 3 weeks later on Feb 25. RIP Avery. 

Her Pedigree

Added: February 26, 2018

 

Ray Lewis
Racing Name:
Ray Lewis
Pet/Kennel Name:
Smokey
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Dark Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Norman, Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kondek family of Bradenton FL 3/3/18

Smokey just arrived from the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville. He raced 65 races there and was pretty good getting up to A level. His last race was November 22nd and he pulled up during the race and stopped so may have had a minor injury that would be long healed by now. He will be checked over by our vets. Smokey will turn 3 on July 28th and is a big guy that raced at 83lbs. He is a dark tan with black tips on his hair that makes him look even darker and a dark face. His sire is the famous KC and All and his dam is Sol Lacy. Smokey has done great in his foster home with their small dog and their other greyhounds. He is walking on leash pretty well. 

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Added: February 17, 2018

 

Pocono Shades
Racing Name:
Pocono Shades
Pet/Kennel Name:
Shades
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Lundberg, Augusta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Brazelton Family of Grovetown GA. 4/4/18

Shades just arrived from the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville FL. She has 99 races listed and also raced at Wheeling Downs in WV. She was a very good racer that got up to A level at Wheeling, which is quite the accomplishment, since it is a fast track. Her last race was Nov 9th and she finished so far back that she was out of the picture. When you see Shades you understand where her name came from. She has brindle spots over each eye that look a lot like sunglasses and she is mostly white otherwise. Her sire is Super Lee and her dam is Briecat. Shades will turn 4 on May 28th and raced at 62lbs. Shades passed her cat test with only a little initial curiosity about them so should do OK with some initial supervision. She also passed her small dog test and spent the weekend with a small dog in a home and was fine. Shades can be grumpy about her space and doesn't care for kids invading her space, so will need a home with no little kids. She has gotten along fine playing with other dogs in her foster home but doesn't like other dogs coming around her when she is eating or laying down. She is a beautiful girl and seems to know it. She can be a bit of a diva. She loves adults and will seek out affection by putting her head in your lap to be petted and her preference is to be with her people if she is awake. She is very laid back and calm and does nap a lot. She does roo if left alone in her crate so may not be the best dog for apartment living. We found out on a recent walk that Shades loves water and will walk right into a lake or stream to cool off even if the water is pretty cold. 

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Added: February 17, 2018

 

Karl Malden
Racing Name:
Karl Malden
Pet/Kennel Name:
Karl
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Ng Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Grover family of Aiken SC 2/22/18

Karl just arrived from Daytona Beach Race Track in Florida. He is a large fawn male with cute floppy ears that weighs 80lbs. He only had 2 schooling races that we could find and he finished so far back that he wasn't even in the picture in the first one and was 10.5 lengths behind in the second one. So he was retired really young without an official race. He won't even turn 2 until July 27th. His sire is the famous Greys Statesmen and his dam is U Too Serena. Karl is friendly and outgoing. Very sweet. He passed his cat and small dog tests easily and is settling into foster care very well. 

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Added: February 17, 2018

 

Superior Catalpa
Racing Name:
Superior Catalpa
Pet/Kennel Name:
Catalpa
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Cole, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kamulda family of N Augusta SC 3/3/18

Catalpa's litter were all named for types of trees with the Superior prefix. She is coming from the Melbourne Race track and also raced some of her 56 races at Derby Lane, Sanford Orlando and Mardi Gras tracks in Florida. She only won 4 races so was moved around in hopes her owners could find a track that she would be competitive at, but that wasn't to be the case. In her last race she wasn't paying attention and missed the break out of the box. She still managed to come in 6th, but they decided to retire her. Catalpa is a 62lb red female that is young and won't turn 3 until June 27th. Her sire is Shonn and her dam is Superior Tingler. Catalpa is a very friendly girl that was hard to get pictures of because she would run right over for an extreme closeup as soon as she saw anyone come in. She really likes people and seems like a very happy, outgoing girl. Catalpa passed her cat and small dog tests so should be able to live with either. She loved the kids she rode to the vet with and kept trying to get in their laps in the car.

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Added: February 16, 2018

 

I'm Not Shy
Racing Name:
I'm Not Shy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Shy
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Fawn Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Stowe Family of Simpsonville 2/21/18

Shy is coming in from the Mardi Gras Race Track in Florida. She only had a few schooling races there and finished so far back she was out of the picture in one and just stopped in the front stretch in her last schooling race. Since she was clearly not interested in racing, she was retired young at only a year and a half old. Shy will turn 2 on July 17th. She is a 64lb light fawn brindle girl. Her sire is the famous SH Avatar and her dam is Jet Force. When Shy arrived she was actually pretty shy and very overwhelmed. She may take a lot of time and patience to warm up to her new family. Everything seems to scare her at first. Shy passed her small dog test. She was actually afraid of the small dog but would get brave enough to cautiously sniff him. We didn't cat test her because she was so scared. We figured one test that day was enough for her. 

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Added: February 16, 2018

 

Black House
Racing Name:
Black House
Pet/Kennel Name:
House
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Henrick, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Getty Family of Chapin SC 4/29/18

Black House is a gorgeous, large, 79lb, black male that came in from the Mardi Gras Race Track in Florida. He only raced 26 races and also raced at the Dubuque Track. He only won 2 races in his career so was retired young. He won't turn 3 until August 24th. He is a very calm, laid back guy that is very sweet but very shy. House warmed up to his foster family after a few weeks, but gets very overwhelmed and scared in new places and can be very shy with new people. Nothing bad ever happened to him, he just has a shy, timid personality. He is more of a homebody that usually prefers his familiar environment. He does jump right in the SUV and likes to go for drives though and actually seemed to enjoy the attention of people at a recent PetSmart meet and greet. So he may eventually do better in new situations with more exposure. House does walk pretty well on harness and leash. He is doing great with the children in his foster home and the other dog. With most shy dogs, a house full of loud children may be overwhelming, so if we place him with kids it would be best if it they were quieter kids. House showed no interest in chasing cats when he met them and was more interested in getting into the safety of a familiar crate at the scary vet office. He is normally really well behaved and corrects easily if he does anything wrong. Once he warms up to you he is a happy waggy guy that is very loving. House seems like he will make a wonderful pet. He is just a very sensitive guy that will need time to warm up to new situations and a new family. He generally likes his crate and looks on it as his safe place but can make some noise in it, so probably wouldn't be the best apartment dog. House's sire is the famous SH Avatar and his dam is Lookn Even Finer.

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Added: February 16, 2018

 

Kiowa Kay True
Racing Name:
Kiowa Kay True
Pet/Kennel Name:
True
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Clark in Woodruff
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Clark Family of Woodruff SC 11/15/14

True is a pretty black female that raced at 69lbs. She only raced 18 races at Wheelng Downs in WV and Orange Park in FL and didn't win one of them and only placed in 2 of them. Her sire is the famous Trent Lee and her dam is Kay Carmella. True is a very calm, quiet girl that was well behaved on the trip up and is excellent on leash. She will turn 3 on April 15th. True passed her cat test at the track so can live in a home with them and should be fine to live with small dogs. She was fine with the kids she met too. She loves going for walks with her foster dad. She potties well on leash and is quiet in her crate. True can be a little shy at first but seems like she will warm up fast. 

True had a wonderful life with her adoptive family. She passed away after a long mysterious illness that several vets were unable to diagnose on 2/1/18.  RIP True!

Her Pedigree

Added: February 5, 2018

 

Astar RoyalLover
Racing Name:
Astar RoyalLover
Pet/Kennel Name:
Star
Age:
2 1/2
Color/Gender:
Brindle female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenwood, SC (Owens)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Good Family 3.5.11

Star is a cute tiny 55lb brindle girl that is sweet, playful and funny according to her foster family. She gets along well with other dogs of all sizes but is a bit too interested in chasing cats to be OK living with them. She has lived with small dogs in her foster home with no problem. She has liked the children she has met so far. This tiny beauty has looks and personality and you can't help but smile around her.  Update from her new foster home! Star is an amazing little angel! She came right into her new surroundings without hesitation, meeting everyone calmly and carefully checking everything around her. She sleeps peacefully and quietly in her crate and has been totally clean without any accidents inside. This is a VERY nice girl who will be the perfect first greyhound or addition to an established pack. The first family who meets her for adoption will fall head over heels in love!

Her Pedigree

Added: February 5, 2018

 

Very Tipsey
Racing Name:
Very Tipsey
Pet/Kennel Name:
Monty
Age:
9 in June
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Bowden)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Castlen family 8.24.13

Monty's owner asked us for assistance in finding a new home. They transferred from the UK about three years ago, and unfortunately the owner is being transferred again and can't take Monty this time. Monty raced only 36 races in the UK at Yarmouth, Romford and Hove and Brighton then was retired at age 2 due to a minor injury. His sire is Droopys Vieri and his dam is Oh So Wonderful. Monty has lived with two different small dogs in the past, he passed his cat test with no interest but has show some correctable interest in a couple of cats since so we listed him as trainable with cats. His owner tells us he is very low maintenance, very house trained, and always prefers to be inside with his humans whenever possible. We were told he could be a little shy at first with strangers but at our recent meet and greet he was trying to squeeze in to get love when people were petting other dogs. He seemed very friendly and social. He isn't a real needy guy though and is pretty comfortable just laying around. He isn't fond of thunderstorms or fireworks and lays under a table at his foster home when either is going on. He doesn't like being hugged or having his ears messed with so we have him listed as no small kids since it is hard to explain to small kids why that shouldn't be done. Monty made friends with everyone at the vet clinic during his dental and seems to be a very nice, well behaved boy. He seems like a very bright guy that quickly figured out how to work folding babygate - he just pushed it to the side and walked right though. He's ready to bless the next family with his unique story and sweet companionship! A couple of our members have made generous donations to cover Monty's adoption fee!

Monty has a wonderful home and passed away just before Christmas in December of 2016. RIP Monty!

His pedigree

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Added: February 5, 2018

 

Yeah Youre Right
Racing Name:
Yeah Youre Right
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rachel
Age:
7.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Upstate SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Keener Family of Candler, NC 2014

Rachel is a grinner and sometimes gets very carried away and chomps her teeth while she is grinning. Don't be fooled - she wouldn't dream of using her teeth for anything but smiling. Smiling is a submissive gesture in greyhounds and the smilers usually make wonderful pets that want to please. Rachel gets along great with other dogs.There is a very irritating mini-doxie in her foster home but Rachel has never once been bothered by him. She loves to go for walks and has even done long hikes with her foster mom. Rachel has some separation anxiety, but that is beginning to fall away and in time may not be an issue. She once followed her foster mom from room to room but now is even OK sleeping in a separate bedroom. She is most comfortable if she is in a crate when she is alone and that keeps her calm and out of trouble. She loves to go for rides and has not shown any sign of separation anxiety in a car and will just lay on the seat and wait for you if you get back. Rachel is a super sweet, outgoing girl that wants to be with you and wants to please. She is smart and learns quickly and has picked up on house manners fast. What a beautiful girl! She is going to make a wonderful pet for a very lucky family.

Rachel was adopted in 2009 by the Adams Family of Candler NC. When they had to move to Qatar in 2014, Rachel couldn't go. The Keener family took her in and lost her to acute renal failure on Feb 2nd of 2018 at 11.5 years old. RIP Rachel.

Added: February 4, 2018

 

Rico's Tignanello
Racing Name:
Rico's Tignanello
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tig
Age:
9
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Schoenberger Family
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Schoenberger family 3/2/18

Tig is a retired brood mom that just retired from being a mom and is coming to us from a farm in Arkansas. She had a litter of 7 pups in 2014 and had another litter recently. We already have one of the most recent puppies that is pending adoption now.  We also placed her sister Rico's By A Nose recently. Tig was a star at the race track and was a finalist in the 2010 Wheeling WVGOBA Juvenile Stakes Race. She competed in other big stakes races too during her career. She raced at the top A and AA levels. Tig started out racing at Wheeling Downs in WV in 2010 and moved to Tri State Race track in WV in January of 2011 and raced the rest of her career there. She retired in March of 2013 after 139 races after racing her entire career at the top levels and winning many races. Since she was such a good racer her owners decided to let her become a mom in hopes her racing skill would be passed on to the next generation. Now she is finished with mom duties and is in full retirement. Her sire is the very famous Flying Penske and her dam is Myokie Flame. Tig turned 9 on November 24th. Because Tig is an older girl she qualifies for our reduced senior adoption fee of $250. Tig passed her small dog test easily and is being fostered in a home with cats so we should know how she does with them very soon. She is a good traveler and just lays down and enjoys the ride. She is a happy girl that doesn't act nine at all. She is curious and seems to take everything in stride without being stressed. She is very friendly and likes meeting people. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: January 30, 2018

 

RoundAboutRascal
Racing Name:
RoundAboutRascal
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rascal
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Frymire, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Steward Family of Waterford CT 2/18/17

Rascal just arrived from the Mardi Gras Race Track in Hallandale Beach Florida. He also raced briefly at Derby Lane near Tampa. He only raced 11 races and the best he did was to place 4th in one of those. In the rest, he was back toward the back of the pack. Because he didn't show any promise as a racer he retired very young. Rascal won't even turn 2 until May 15th. He raced at 71lbs and is a gorgeous, shiny, dark brindle guy. He is friendly and seems pretty calm for such a young guy. He does need some more work on walking on leash without pulling because his race career was so short and he didn't get much experience with that. Rascal passed his cat and small dog tests without much interest so should be able to live with both. His sire is KL's Raymond and his dam is Kiowa Tara Tess. Rascal whined some in his crate a bit the first night but quieted down the next day so we don't know if he will be OK for apartment living. More as we get to know him. 

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Added: January 30, 2018

 

Atascocita Brody
Racing Name:
Atascocita Brody
Pet/Kennel Name:
Brody
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Osborne, Columbia Sc
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Osbourne family of Columbia, SC 4.23.18

Brody just arrived from the Palm Beach Race Track. He also raced at Naples Ft Myers in Florida and Valley Race Track in Texas. He was moved around hoping to find a track where he would be competitive but he kept coming in near the back of the pack. Brody raced 39 races and only won 1 of those so was finally retired. He is still young and won't turn 3 until June 6th. His sire is the famous Lonesome Cry and his dam is Atascocita Avery. He is a very outgoing, happy, boy with a tail that wags happily all the time. Brody seems to love everyone he meets and doesn't seem to be bothered a bit by the sudden change in his life and so many new things and experiences. He does need some work on his leash walking because he is so curious about everything and wants to go check out everything. Brody passed his cat and small dog tests easily. The cat slapped him before he even noticed it and he stayed away from it after that. Brody is seems like a bouncy, higher energy guy that is going to be playful and fun. 

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Added: January 30, 2018

 

A Fly Rob Lowe
Racing Name:
A Fly Rob Lowe
Pet/Kennel Name:
Robbie
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White with Black Spots Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Frymire, Greenville Sc
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Carroll Family of Greenville SC 5/17/16

Robbie is a handsome white boy with a few black spots. He came in from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He raced at 72lbs and will turn 4 on August 21st. He is tall and narrow for his weight. He raced 117 races at Orlando and also Birmingham and Sarasota. He got up to B level and won some races and placed in a lot more. His sire is Rhythmless and his dam is Al Kiowa Carbon. Robbie seems like a friendly guy that likes people. He loves the girl dogs and spends most of his time flirting without much success. He doesn't give up easily even when faced with total rejection. Robbie is a sweet boy that just wants a little love. He can be a bit dramatic and squealed when he got a pill even though he didn't flinch when he got his vaccinations. Robbie passed his cat and small dog tests easily. He is not going to be a good apartment dog because he does bark some in his kennel. 

Robbie was adopted in 2016 and had a great but short life with his new family. He was lost to cancer in late 2017. RIP Robbie. You will be missed.

His Pedigree

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Added: January 30, 2018

 

Fuzzys Susan Dey
Racing Name:
Fuzzys Susan Dey
Pet/Kennel Name:
Susan
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
White Female with black spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson in Greenville, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ramsey of Savannah GA 3/23/14

Susan just arrived from the Sanford Orlando track in Florida. She is a white female with black spots that raced at 57lbs. Susan retired after 23 races due to a sprained hock. She won't turn 3 until October 2nd. Her sire is the very famous Flying Penske and her dam is Fuzzys Sylvia. Susan did pass her cat test at the track so should be fine to live with cats or small dogs. She is described as being very friendly. More as we get to know her.

Susan was adopted in March of 2014 and called Moo by her new family. After an eventual diagnosis of a brain tumor, Moo lived the last month of her life comfortably and better-fed than her brothers and parents. We lost her in January of 2018. Although her parents only got to spend a few short years with her, they will forever remember--and miss--her uncanny ability to fit herself into any niche possible in order to snuggle with them.  The couch just isn't the same without you, Moo

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Added: January 28, 2018

 

Kanes Pawnee
Racing Name:
Kanes Pawnee
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kane
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
Light Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Lindenfeld in Westminster SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by Castlen Family of Atlanta GA Nov 13 2013

Kane is a gorgeous light fawn boy with dark ears and dark hair tips, almost sabling. he will celebrate his 5th birthday on Nov 8th. He raced at 66lbs so is a smaller male. Kane had a long successful race career of 200 races at Orange Park in Jacksonville Fl. He broke his leg in his last race and his racing owner paid to have our vet do a surgical repair and for his boarding there while it healed up for the last couple of months. Unfortunately he developed a dangerous bone infection after surgery and he ended up losing his back right leg. He gets around fine without the leg though and as long as he stays thin he should be able to do stairs, jump on and off furniture, and run and play like any other dog. Our vet says Kane has been a wonderful guest there and has become a favorite of her staff. He just hangs out in the treatment room with her own tiny dogs and the cats that live there and is very good with all small animals and all people he has met. He has been very good with all the treatment he has recieved and just loves people and attention. He is very very calm and well behaved. Our vet said she wished she could keep him herself because he is one of the sweetest greyhound she has ever treated. This tripod is a very special boy in more ways than one.

Kane was in a wonderful home since 2013. He broke his remaining back leg and it was unable to be fixed. He crossed the bridge in Jan of 2018.

His Pedigree

Added: January 27, 2018

 

KC's Shania
Racing Name:
KC's Shania
Pet/Kennel Name:
Shania
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White female with Black Spots
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Carroll family of Greenville 2/3/18

Shania just arrived from the Bushey Kennel at the Melbourne Race Track. She also raced at Orange Park in Jacksonville. She raced 74 races at the lower levels of racing. Shania mainly just placed, but did win 5 of those races. She is a tiny white female with black spots that raced at just 54lbs. She turned 3 on October 19th. Her sire is the famous Djays Octane and her dam is Kane's Sugar Ray. Shania has been a little overwhelmed since she arrived. She seems like a sensitive, cautious girl that just needs a little time to warm up to new people and new situations. She is friendly and does cautiously approach strangers with her tail a little tucked at first. She seems like she will warm up fast. Shania did not pass her cat test. She did lose interest in a still cat eventually, but kept wanting to chase it whenever it moved, so we think she needs a home without kitties. She was similar with the little dogs she met, but did do better eventually after being around the one in her foster home for awhile, so she may do better with time. She just has a hard time resisting anything that is small that moves fast at first.

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Added: January 24, 2018

 

KB's Nokerr
Racing Name:
KB's Nokerr
Pet/Kennel Name:
Nokerr
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
White Female with Red Spots
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ziemer Family of Greenville SC 1/31/18

Nokerr had no official races. We did find 6 schooling races at Palm Beach Race Track for her and she finished toward the back of the pack in those. Nokerr retired very young and won't even turn two until April 20th. She raced at 60lbs. Her sire is Coldwater Konow and her dam is TB's Star Baby. She was initially very interested in the cat she saw but after the cat slapped her once she backed off. She cautiously went up for another sniff and got slapped again. Then she stayed as far away from the cat as she could. So we think she may be trainable with a confident cat and plenty of supervision. Nokerr did great with an Italian Greyhound in her foster home so should be OK with small dogs. Initially she was very vocal in her kennel when she first arrived but corrected well and has quieted down now. Nokerr may not be a good choice for apartment living, because she has sounded the alarm when she sees someone outside that she doesn't think should be there. She does sleep all night by herself in her kennel so may do fine as an only dog. She walks nicely on leash and did great on her first walk in the park. She is friendly with people she meets and seems pretty calm for one that is so young. 

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Added: January 21, 2018

 

Cobi's Sparks
Racing Name:
Cobi's Sparks
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sparks
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Erskine, Simpsonville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Glass Family of Fayetteville NC 3/15/18

Sparks just arrived from the Daytona Beach Race Track. She only had 6 schooling races there and finished so far back in every one of those that she never actually had an official race.  She is a very young girl that won't turn 2 until April 20th Sparks looks like a tiny little body builder. She is very short but stocky and raced at 61lbs. Her sire is Atascocita Gray and her dam is Backwood Barbra. She was initially interested in the cat until the cat slapped her, then she didn't want to get near the cat again. We think she would be trainable with a confident cat with supervision. Sparks did fine with an Italian Greyhound that she met. She is settling in to foster care very well. She whined to let her foster dad know that she needed to go outside from the first day in a home. She was initially nervous on stairs but figured them out within a few hours. Sparks doesn't like to go potty on leash, so probably will need a home with a fenced yard where she can pick the perfect spot to go and have her privacy. She does seem to pick up new things very quickly and doesn't seem to stressed by new things except for shiny floors. She is still learning that it is OK to walk on shiny floors and they do bother her to begin with. Her name fits her, Sparks is a happy, friendly, silly, girl that seems like she has a bouncy, fun personality. She does need some more work on her leash manners because she is very curious and wants to go check out everything.

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Added: January 21, 2018

 

Craigie Say What
Racing Name:
Craigie Say What
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kendal now Kombi
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Light Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Schober family of Central SC 6/16/18

Kendal came in from the Palm Beach Race Track where she spent about half of her racing career of 57 races. She also raced at Orange Park. She mainly raced at the lower levels of racing but did win a few races and did a lot of placing. She is a small, light fawn female that raced at 58lbs. She seems really calm and well behaved and didn't make a peep in her kennel. She will turn 4 on August 1st. Her sire is KC and All and her dam is Mani Sweet. Kendall was adopted in January of this year and was renamed Kombi. She is being re-homed due to a work schedule change. She is now home for too long by herself every day and the person that comes to let her out in the afternoon is going to be unavailable soon. She does fine with 8 hours, but they are often gone longer than that. Her family has made the difficult decision to have us find her another home. Kombi has been living with a cat and a small dog. She lets the cat wash her and play with her. Her mom says that she is a very good girl and very well behaved. She has been living with older children, a 10 and an 18 year old and has been very good with them. 

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Added: January 21, 2018

 

NB's Amazing
Racing Name:
NB's Amazing
Pet/Kennel Name:
Amy
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Kaage (Augusta GA)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hillier family of Charlotte NC 3/21/18

Amy is a young girl that only had 4 schooling races and never an official race. She started out her schooling at Palm Beach and then was moved to Sanford Orlando for one more attempt before she was retired and sent to us. She is a small girl at just 56lbs. She just turned 2 on February 27th. Her sire is Fuzzy's Cannon and her dam is Amazing Run. She was too excited about the cat when she met it, so needs a home with no kitties. She did great with the small dogs she met so should be able to live with them. Amy also likes kids. This is a fun, happy girl that is very friendly. Since Amy is so young she does still have some playful puppy energy. This little girl is completely a fresh slate that will be a lot of fun for her future family to work with and mold into the perfect dog. Amy learns fast and has learned how to walk politely on leash since she arrived. She understands the leash now and that she can't bolt after squirrels she sees. She does not go potty on walks and waits until she gets back to her own fenced yard to do her business off leash. So she will need a home with a fenced yard. Amy loves to play with toys and will carry stuff around. During a recent construction project at her foster home she would find bits of tile or other construction stuff and carry it around and play with it. Her foster home has really fallen in love with her sweet quirky personality and say she will be one that is harder than most to part with when she finds a home.

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Added: January 21, 2018

 

WP's Rosewood
Racing Name:
WP's Rosewood
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rosie
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
N. Augusta, SC (Sellner)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Hamilton Family of Augusta 10/22/11

Rosie is a drop dead gorgeous girl that was also blessed with a wonderful personality. She is curious about everything and wants to check everything out at first but calms down nicely and is well behaved. When she first got to her foster home she greeted the other dogs then found the toys and started to play. Definitely a dog that will be comfortable and not phased by new things and going new places. This stunning girl is a larger girl that raced at 67lbs. Her birthday is October 15th. She is a very happy, outgoing girl that is very loving towards people and she seems to get along well with other dogs as well. Rosie loves to play with toys especially stuffed animals that squeak. Her racing owner says that Rosie and her mom both had a wonderful sense of humor and are fun dogs. Both were a joy to have in their kennel and never caused any type of problem. Rosie did fantastic at her first meet and greet and would greet everyone she saw. She liked children and adults and would bump them with her nose to get more petting if they stopped petting her. Rosie was a good racer but was retired because of a limp that would appear off and on after some races. It stems from an old injury to her hock that she had as a puppy. It has been looked at by our vet and won't effect her life as a pet since she won't run as hard playing as she did at the race track. She loves to run and play with other dogs and that doesn't seem to bother her or cause any limping. Walks don't bother her either and she would love to go for walks with her new owner. Rosie is a great girl that would be good in just about any home or situation.

Rosie had a wonderful life with her family and crossed the bridge on Dec 1st 2017 due to cancer. RIP Rosie you will be missed.

Her Pedigree

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Added: January 12, 2018

 

PJ Like My Style
Racing Name:
PJ Like My Style
Pet/Kennel Name:
Style
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Pending adoption to the Hroblak family of Augusta GA 1/20/18

Style just arrived from the Palm Beach Race Track. She also raced at the Wheeling track. She has 51 races listed and only won 2 of those races. She mainly just placed and got lots of 2nds and 3rds. Style is a 64lb red female that just turned 3 on December 10th. Her sire is the famous Djays Octane and her dam is Morning Dawn. Style travels well and is quiet on car rides. She has done a little soft whining in her crate but isn't loud. She seems like she is a little overwhelmed and cautious at first with new things. Style has done fine with a 30lb dog in her foster home and will be tested with cats and smaller dogs soon. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: January 12, 2018

 

ASAP Andy
Racing Name:
ASAP Andy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Andy
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
McCann Greenville SC Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Lail family of Landrum SC 1/23/18

Andy just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He also raced at Bluffs Run, Sarasota, and Ebro. He raced 138 races and was good getting up to A level and even competing in a Stakes race. Andy is a smaller, red, male that raced at 66lbs. He will turn 5 on July 26th. His sire is Little Andy and his dam is Pal WW Wendy. Andy passed his cat test and small dog tests. Very friendly and happy guy that is fun and bouncy. He is very curious about everything and doesn't seem to be phased by all the changes in his life. Andy was so comfortable that he was laying on his back in his kennel with his feet in the air in what we call the greyhound "roach" within a few hours of arriving from the track. Greyhounds do this when they are very relaxed and comfortable and many take months to get that comfortable in a new home. Andy is a very sweet happy guy that loves everyone. 

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Added: January 12, 2018

 

RT's Alexa
Racing Name:
RT's Alexa
Pet/Kennel Name:
Alexa
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
White and Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Fisher Family from Myrtle Beach SC 1/23/18

Alexa just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. She actually had 5 maiden races at Derby Lane first, but came in toward the back of the pack every time. Just too slow, so was moved to Orlando in hopes she would be more competitive there. She schooled a few times there and was retired without an official race. Alexa is a pretty white girl with fawn (tan) spots. She raced at 63lbs and won't turn 2 until March 4th so is very young. Her sire is the famous Djays Octane and her dam is Penrose Karrie. She was interested in the cat she met at the race track, but we retested here and she just sniffed the cat. When the cat slapped her she wouldn't go near it again and just wanted to get out of the room. She was curious and a little playful when introduced to the small dog but was intimidated by the yappy little dogs at the vet's office. She seems like a sensitive girl that is a little unsure of everything new right now. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: January 12, 2018

 

B Dom Perignon
Racing Name:
B Dom Perignon
Pet/Kennel Name:
Dom
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Cole, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Sullivan family of Ocala FL on 2.3.18

Dom just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He is a young guy that had a very short career of only 3 races and finished last in all of those. Dom is a handsome black male that raced at 73lbs. He is very young and won't even turn 2 until May 18th. His sire is Golden Squire and his dam is B My Merlot. Dom passed his cat test at the track so should be fine to live with cats or small dogs. He hasn't shown any interest in the cats he has met since either. Dom is very sweet and friendly, so much so that it was hard for his foster mom to take pictures of him. Whenever he saw her looking at him he would come straight over to her to get attention. Dom likes to play with toys. He has done just a little whining but is mostly quiet in his kennel. He has an outgoing but calm personality. Dom walks great on leash and has no problem with stairs or slick floors. No accidents in the house and will whine when he needs to go outside. Very well mannered and pays attention when corrected.

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Added: January 12, 2018

 

Spinnaker
Racing Name:
Spinnaker
Pet/Kennel Name:
Spin
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Erskine, Simpsonville SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Willis Family of Greer SC 3/9/18

Spin came in from the Mardi Gras Race Track at the beginning of January. She raced 97 races in all and traveled from track to track a good bit. She also raced at Flagler, Naples Ft Myers, and Palm Beach and traveled back and forth between those tracks. Racers are often moved from track to track in hopes they will find a place where they are competitive when they are not winning at one track. Spin is a 64lb red girl that turned 3 on June 3rd. Her sire is KC and All and her dam is Electra Chick. Spin is sweet and likes people. Although Spin has loved the children she has met, she can be a little touchy about her space when laying down. She would do best in a home without small children that won't understand that. Spin is silent in her crate so may be a good apartment dog. She was a little overwhelmed at first by all the changes in her life and was a little nervous, but has settled in well now. She passed her cat test and small dog tests easily so should be able to live with either.  

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Added: January 8, 2018

 

DK's Chainsmoker
Racing Name:
DK's Chainsmoker
Pet/Kennel Name:
Chains
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Henrick, Columbia SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Turner Family of Lyman 1/20/18

Chains just arrived from the Melbourne Race Track. He also raced briefly at Flagler and Mardi Gras tracks, but wasn't able to win one race at either. He was fast enough to place in the few races he did race though. After being moved to Melbourne they entered him in two schooling races and he refused to even run. Since Chains is the rare greyhound that would rather not chase the lure. When he met cats and small dogs he didn't want to chase them either, so would be fine to live with either. Chains is a 75lb brindle male that turned 2 on September 10th. His Sire is SH Avatar and his dam is DK"s Send All. Chains was very concerned about slick floors and didn't want to walk on them at all so will need some coaching there. He is a friendly happy guy that likes people. 

Added: January 5, 2018

 

Dutch Kolby
Racing Name:
Dutch Kolby
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kolby
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Scheffield Family Atlanta GA Area
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Tastad Family of Jacksonville FL 3/11/18

Kolby is a large 83lb male that had a very long racing career of 237 races. It is pretty rare for a greyhound to still be competitive after their 5th birthday and Kolby turned 5 on November 4th. He had a career that was much longer than most. He raced at Orange Park most of the time and raced at A and B level most of his career there, so was good. When he started to slow down a bit he was moved to Sanford Orlando Race Track in 2016 in hopes he would still be competitive there. He was retired after a little over a year there. His sire is Dutch Drummer and his dam is Dutch Sweet Kate. Kolby is a sweet, calm, loving guy.  He passed his cat and small dog tests easily without interest in chasing either. He was more interested in getting attention from the people than the cat or the small fluffy dog. He is exceptionally loving and good with people and a very well behaved guy that wants to please. He absolutely loves having other greyhounds around and loved going to an all greyhound doggy day care. We think he would do best in a home with another greyhound. He needs a fenced yard because he doesn't potty well on leash and likes to find that special spot and have privacy to do his business. Kolby has been in a home since late January but he just never was happy there. His owner has a number of other dogs that steal his beds or try to curl up with him. Kolby is good with the other dogs but doesn't seem to be sure what to make of the other breeds and just gets up and moves off the bed politely. The other dogs seem to be drawn to him and won't leave him alone. If his adoptive mom corrects the other dogs for taking his bed or bothering him, sensitive Kolby thinks he did something wrong and leaves the room. His adoptive mom has decided that although, Kolby is the perfect, loving, sweet, dog, he would be happier in a different home, one with greyhounds and fewer other breeds of dogs. At the track Kolby lived with a large pack of other greyhounds, but he had his own crate where he could eat and sleep undisturbed. He has been boarded with other greyhounds and he was happiest in a boarding situation around other greyhounds. He was reported to have a calming effect on the other dogs he was boarded with.

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