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Declan's Stone
Racing Name:
Declan's Stone
Pet/Kennel Name:
Declan (pronounced Deck Lynn)
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Canfield in Fountain Inn, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Ohly Family of Greenville, 4.15.13

Declan just arrived from Derby Lane in Florida. He was a star racer but was on a break from racing due to a broken toe. When the first toe healed up he broke another toe so they just decided to retire him rather than risk any more toes. Declan's birthday is October 15th, 2010. His sire is the famous Oshkosh Slammer so he is a half brother to a bunch of dogs we have adopted out. His dam is Dixie Stampede. Declan is an extra large guy at 86lbs. We have some of the biggest boys we have ever adopted out available right now. If you like big, friendly, playful boys Declan could be your guy. On the trip up from the track he found a glove that he was tossing around in the back of the van. Definitely a guy that isn't stressed by being in a vehicle or around strangers. He likes everyone he meets and doesn't seem to get worried or stressed by anything. He still needs to be tested with cats but has been very good with the small dogs he has met and hasn't even shown interest in chasing squirrels in the yard so we think he will probably be cat safe as well. Declan crates quietly and likes to sleep in his crate so might be quiet enough for apartment living. He is a total love bug that will stand patiently and wait to be petted and will follow you around. He does well with the other male dogs in his foster home and has just settled in like he has always been there. He only had one accident in the house when potty training. He doesn't counter surf and is very well behaved. If he does anything wrong an "UH UH" is all it takes to make him stop. Because of his two broken toes his racing trainer doesn't think he would be a good performance dog prospect for agility or lure coursing. He is fine to run and play with other dogs, hike, go for walks or jogs with his owner though. Those toes shouldn't bother him as a pet.

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Added: March 30, 2013

 

Scatillac Luvbug
Racing Name:
Scatillac Luvbug
Pet/Kennel Name:
Luvbug
Age:
almost 12
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 Bowden Family of Greenville, SC 8/25/05

Luvbug was born on Dec 22 2000. She raced at Orange Park then went from there to Orlando which is where she retired. She raced at 57lbs. Her sire was the famous Rocksteady Eddie and her dam was System Blackgirl. She lived up to her name and was a total Luvbug. She loved everyone and everyone loved her. She lived with other greyhounds and small dogs and she loved them too. Her mom lost her after she suddenly started having seizures at nearly 12 years old. She crossed the bridge on 10/16/12.

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Added: March 12, 2013

 

System Hec Harry
Racing Name:
System Hec Harry
Pet/Kennel Name:
Hannah
Age:
13
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
MacBride Myrtle Beach
Adoption Status: Adopted by the MacBride Family 11/13/04

Hannah was a sweet little girl that was a favorite when we went to visit the race track. She raced at Orange Park for a long time then raced in Orlando for awhile and that was where we met her. When she retired from Orlando our group got her to place. It didn't take any time before her foster home decided to keep her. She was such a special little girl that raced at 57lbs. She was born on July 23 of 1999. Her sire was System Henry and her dam was System Could Be. She went into respiratory distress and died suddenly on 12/10/12 at 13 years old. Hannah was a great girl that is missed by her family.

Her Pedigree

Added: March 12, 2013

 

Cookies Missile
Racing Name:
Cookies Missile
Pet/Kennel Name:
Missile
Age:
9
Color/Gender:
brindle male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Adoption Status: Adopted

Missile was born on April 21st 2003. HIs sire was a dog we also adopted out Tame Game and his dam was Barts Cookie. He raced at Jefferson County Kennel club 24 races but never won a race or got out of the maiden races into real competition. He was adopted in 2005 to Tammy and Dan and their kids in Greenville and had a wonderful life with them. He was a great guy that was very loving and sweet and well behaved. He helped Dan get through a kidney transplant and stayed by his side. Missile died 12/22/12 of lung cancer.

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Added: March 12, 2013

 

WV's Bim
Racing Name:
WV's Bim
Pet/Kennel Name:
Simon
Age:
10
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson in Greenville, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Backus Family of Myrtle Beach

Simon was born July 17th 2002 and raced at Jefferson County Kennel Club in 2004 and 2005. His sire was Flying Highball and his dam was Kiowa Day Shaw. We met him as a small puppy on the farm he was raised on in WV. He had been picked on by the other pups and was stitched up at the time. He was adopted in 2005 and was in a home for awhile but was returned to us due to some problems he was having with the other dogs in the home. He was in foster care for about 3 months to work on his behavior with other dogs and then was adopted by the Backus family. Simon was a model citizen after that. He could be around other dogs of all types and promoted greyhound adoption by going to meet and greets and doing parades. He loved everyone he met humans and canine. His family loved him dearly and he will be missed. He lost his battle with congestive heart failure on 6/30/12 just before his 10th birthday.

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Added: March 12, 2013

 

Mesa Jessie
Racing Name:
Mesa Jessie
Pet/Kennel Name:
Jessie
Age:
14
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Bowden in Greenville
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Doby Family of Salisbury NC

Jessie was born on 12/7/97. Her sire was Sorrento Warrior and dam was Mesa Marissa. She was a pretty good racer that raced at Palm Beach and at Jefferson County Kennel Club before retiring in 2002 due to an injury. She had 4 litters of puppies (31) before she retired from being a mom in 2007. She was adopted by the Doby family then and has been living with them since. Jessie was a great momma dog that mothered all the dogs in her family and was a wonderful pet. She lived to 14 and passed away due to old age on 1/12/13.

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Added: March 12, 2013

 

Big Run Cobb
Racing Name:
Big Run Cobb
Pet/Kennel Name:
Bruce
Age:
12
Color/Gender:
White and red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Upstate, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Howard Family

Bruce was born March 16th 2001 and has no races listed. He came to us from a dog farm in Kansas at around 2 years old. His sire is Splashin Vallie and is Dam is Bahama Wanda. He was adopted by the Howard family in 2003 and was their first greyhound. He was a great pet and will be missed by his family. He passed away on 1/29/13 just shy of his 12th birthday.

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Added: March 12, 2013

 

KW Aladdin
Racing Name:
KW Aladdin
Pet/Kennel Name:
Bentley
Age:
12
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Bowden in Greenville
Adoption Status: Adopted by Bailey Family

Bentley was a traveler during his racing career starting out racing at Flagler in Miami then moving to Valley in Texas and from there going to Multnomah in Oregon then back to finish up his career in Orlando Florida. His sire was System Carl and his dam was Celia's Way. He raced at 66lbs and he was born on 2/25/01. Bentley was in a couple of homes before he was adopted by the Bailey Family. He passed away just shortly before his 12th birthday on 2/10/13 and is missed very much.

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Added: March 12, 2013

 

TZ Kewpie Doll
Racing Name:
TZ Kewpie Doll
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kewpie Doll
Age:
8.5
Color/Gender:
White and black Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Pilcher in Clemson
Adoption Status: Adopted

Kewpie Doll lived up to her name and was a real doll. She raced at Orange Park before retiring from Sanford Orlando Kennel Club. Her Sire was Mischievious Mix and her dam was TZ Toodle Lou. She was born on April 8th 2004 and raced at 63lbs. She was a kennel favorite in Orlando and after our volunteers met her at the kennel in Orlando we asked that they send her to our adoption group when she retired. She just stood out in a crowd because she was beautiful and so sweet. She was adopted by the Ahl Family and was the smartest and sweetest dog they had ever met. She had a bleeding disorder that caused her to nearly lose her life but she was a miracle dog that pulled through. She was a tom boy that outran, out smarted and did the other dogs in the family. She was the family greeter and loved every one she met. Kewpie Doll lost her fight with liver failure on 2/6/13.

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Added: March 12, 2013

 

RS Dodge Dynasty
Racing Name:
RS Dodge Dynasty
Pet/Kennel Name:
Dodge
Age:
6.5
Color/Gender:
White with Brindle Spots, Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Tri County Tech
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Ketchie family of NC 2/28/09

Dodge raced at Jefferson County Kennel Club until Sept 2008. He tried hard but never got out of the maiden races and never won a race after 31 tries. His sire was WW Greys Drifter and his Dam was Talking to Tish. His racing weight was 73lbs and his DOB was Sept 1 2006. Dodge was adopted in 2008 by the Ketchie family. He lost his battle to Lymphoma on 2/26/13 at just 6.5 years old.

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Added: March 12, 2013

 

Reward Line
Racing Name:
Reward Line
Pet/Kennel Name:
Launchie Girl
Age:
11
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Stenhouse in Greenville, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Spenser family of Gaffney SC

Launchie Girl raced at Palm Beach and Sanford Orlando race tracks until she retired in 2004 and was adopted by the Spenser Family. She raced at 60lbs and her sire was My Mr Peabody and her Dam was WW Line. She crossed the bridge on Feb 25th 2013 at 11 years old.

Her Pedigree

Added: March 12, 2013

 

Shane's Top Pick
Racing Name:
Shane's Top Pick
Pet/Kennel Name:
Shane
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Lindenfeld in Westminster SC
Adoption Status: Congratulations to the Sanders Family of Greeneville TN, 4.27.13

Shane raced at the Orlando Race Track. His sire is Kiowa Mon Manny. His dam is Greys Royal Ivy. Shane only has one race listed and raced at 71lbs so is a mid sized guy. He celebrated his 2nd birthday on February 14th. Shane passed his cat and small dog test at the track so should be able to live with either. Shane walks and potties well on leash so might be a good dog for apartment living. He is also quiet in his crate but has proven to be a bit of a houdini and has escaped his crate several times so needs a plastic vari kennel that is escape proof. This is a sweet loving guy that is good with other dogs, kids and loves everyone he meets. His foster home says that he is very well behaved and is the easiest foster he has had yet.

Shane was adopted and renamed Morgan. He lived a happy but too short life. He passed away in August of 2016 of bone cancer at only 5 years old. 

His Pedigree

Added: March 4, 2013

 

Flying Northern
Racing Name:
Flying Northern
Pet/Kennel Name:
Northern
Age:
8.5
Color/Gender:
Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
TBD Upstate SC
Adoption Status: Congrats to the Hutchinson Family of Wellford, SC 2/20/13

Northern was a very successful racer that has 232 races to her credit all at a track in Mexico which may be a record for dogs we have adopted out. After she finished racing she had a second career as a mom in Kansas and has 13 puppies listed. Northern is a sweet, friendly girl that seems like a pretty calm girl. She has that quiet confident manner that momma dogs seem to have. She is very pretty. Her sire is the famous Gable Dodge and her dam is Flying Charmin. She celebrates her birthday on April 29th and doesn't look her age at all. She is quiet in her crate.

Her Pedigree

Added: February 17, 2013

 

MJG Fine
Racing Name:
MJG Fine
Pet/Kennel Name:
Fine
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Newman in Charleston
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Newman Family in Charleston 5.13.13

Fine is a sweet girl that raised a few litters of puppies before retiring. She has 23 puppies listed and was a good mom. She is very sweet and friendly with everyone she meets and has a very outgoing, happy personality. Her sire is Clappin Thunder and her dam is Proper Chyna. Her birthday is May 19th. More as we get to know her.

Her Pedigree

Added: February 13, 2013

 

WWs McKinly
Racing Name:
WWs McKinly
Pet/Kennel Name:
McKinly
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White male with black spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta, GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Taylor Family of Aiken 7/6/12

McKinly raced at 71lbs and is a gorgeous white boy with big black spots. His birthday is July 11 and he will turn 3 then. He recently retired from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. His trainer described him as very friendly and calm.  He is a Jimbo Scotty pup so is a half brother to quite a few nice dogs we have adopted out. McKinly is adjusting very well to foster care and is a quiet, sweet loving boy that is very laid back. He is good with other greyhounds and passed his cat and small dog test so should be good to live with either. He is great on leash too. Seems like this guy is going likely to be a wonderful easy addition to just about any home. He has been wonderful in his foster home and is very well behaved. Great with the 4 kids in his foster home.

McKinly passed away suddenly due to a probable stroke in Dec 2012

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Added: January 27, 2013

 

L Youngblade
Racing Name:
L Youngblade
Pet/Kennel Name:
Blade
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Greenwood, SC (Owens)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Lindenfeld of Westminster 8/30/13

Blade is an extra large male that raced at 87lbs and weighed in at 99lbs at the vets when he was returned to us. We usually try to keep greyhounds within 5lbs of their racing weight so he has been on a diet but is an extra large greyhound. Blade's sire is the famous Flying Hydrogen who is owned by one of our volunteers. His dam is Slatex Alice. Blade retired from the Sanford Orlando Race Track in Nov of 2012 and raced before that at Gulf and Bluffs Run tracks so is a bit of a traveler. He has 49 races listed but looks like he was just too big to be a successful racer because it doesn't look like he won even one race. He did place in some though. Blade has been living in a home since he retired and has very good house manners. He does have a very high prey drive so needs a home without cats and small dogs. He just mistakes small furry critters for bunnies and wants to chase them. Blade seems like a calm, confident guy that adapts well to where ever he is. He is an easy going, calm guy and is very good on leash in spite of his extra large size. He potties on leash and is quiet in his crate so may do well as an apartment dog. Although we have seen no sign of it, we were told that he could be protective of his space when laying down. Even though he has lived with kids before, we would prefer not to place him with young kids because of that. We were also told that he could be protective of his family and would bark at strangers. That behavior is very rare for greyhounds and we have not seen any of it- just the opposite. All we have seen is a friendly, happy, sweet dog that loves everyone he meets and seeks out attention from complete strangers and happily allowed the vet and her staff to handle him. If you want a big guy that already is used to living in a home and will be very loving Blade is your guy.

His Pedigree

Added: December 12, 2012

 

CLB Brooker Tee
Racing Name:
CLB Brooker Tee
Pet/Kennel Name:
Brooker
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Bowden)
Adoption Status: Congratulations to Boody family of Columbia, SC 10.25.12

Brooker raced years ago in Orlando. His sire is Craigie Booker and his dam is Windy Wendy. Brooker is a small gorgeous boy.  He has been in a home for years and was surrendered to us because he had some grumpiness over his space that concerned his owners that were new parents. They didn't think he would be good with a toddler. He has been in foster care and so far we have not seen any grumpiness over space whatsoever even though we have bothered him when laying down and sleeping. Because of his owners saying he had some space issues in the past we put him down as needing a home with no small kids.  He has been nothing but calm, sweet and well behaved since he arrived though. Brooker is very friendly and waggy so much so that he injured his tail while wagging and had to have it removed. He is a leaner that will put his head in your lap for love and just stand there as long as you are willing to pet him. Brooker is very cat friendly showing no interest in them even when they are running around outside. He crates well and seems to be a great guy that is already home acclimated. He crates well and quietly so might be a good choice for a townhome or apartment. He loves to play with toys and is a very young 7. With his great looks and sweet personality we think he will find a home quickly.

Added: October 3, 2012

 

Jas Mo Little
Racing Name:
Jas Mo Little
Pet/Kennel Name:
Mo
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Lindenfeld in Westminster SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Wright Family of Fort Mill SC 8.23.14

Mo and his brother Larry originally came to us from a farm in Wheeling WV. They never went to the race track or actually raced. Their sire is Iceman Brutus and their dam is WJS Raina Jem. The brothers will turn 4 on September 19th. Mo is the darker of the two brothers and is the more laid back of the two boys. He is very friendly and good on leash. Mo never had one potty accident in his foster home and is very well behaved and never gets into trouble. He is a very tiny little guy at just 62 lbs. Mo loves to snuggle and is very loving. Mo loves playing but does have some arthritis in his knees starting that prevented him from racing. We have him on supplements for his knees. Mo passed his initial cat test but has wanted to play too rough with cats in one home. Not trying to kill them, just playing but we think he would do better in a home without cats or maybe in a home with a really mean cat that would set him straight from the beginning about appropriate play. Mo and his brother Larry have been in an adoptive home for a year and were returned to us. They were kept in an outbuilding all night instead of staying in the house with their family and were barking.

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Added: September 9, 2012

 

Gold Coast Randi
Racing Name:
Gold Coast Randi
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ellie May
Age:
9
Color/Gender:
White and Dark Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Bowden)
Adoption Status: Congratulations to the Brown Family of Greenville 12/11/12

Ellie May is a beautiful girl that just turned 9 on June 10th. She has been checked out by our vet and is healthy. Ellie May is very sweet and gets along well with everyone and is very well behaved.  Ellie May has lived for years in an adoptive home as an only dog and has great house manners. Her adoptive mom has been forced to give her up because of severe health problems that prevent her from caring for a dog. Her adoptive mom was hoping she would be able to recover and keep Ellie May but after having her boarded for 6 months made the difficult decision to let her be rehomed. Ellie May only has one behavior problem,  she doesn't like to be bothered by other dogs when she is eating and sometimes growls at them to get them to back off. Our foster home simply feeds her in her crate and that prevents all problems. With any dog that shows even minor possessive behaviors like this (even though it is normally with other dogs and not people) we won't place the dog in a home with smaller children. That is the only reason that she has that restriction, she does like children and has been good with the ones she has met. She is living with small and large dogs in foster care and is fine with them. She loves to play and tries to get the other dogs to run and play with her. She doesn't act like an older gal at all and seems to be the life of any party. She has figured out the doggy doors in her foster home so is a bright girl and proves that older dogs can learn new tricks. Ellie May is a very sweet, happy girl that is very friendly and loving. She loves dog beds and seemed to settle in easily and didn't even skip a meal. This is a great girl that would be happy as an only dog or one of several. She passed her cat test so could live in a home with cats. Her sire is DC's Wooster and her dam is Greys Gold Coast. Because she is a senior Ellie May qualifies for a reduced adoption fee of $200. Another contribution has been made toward her adoption fee thanks to the generosity of CrazyCollars.com.

Her Pedigree

Added: August 27, 2012

 

Paintin the Town
Racing Name:
Paintin the Town
Pet/Kennel Name:
Town
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Stivers in Charlotte, NC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Pollinas Family of Columbia 7/23/12

Town just arrived from the Wheeling track in West Virginia. He is an extra large male that raced at 83lbs. He was a very good racer and has a 101 races to his credit and raced at one of the top tracks. Town is friendly, calm and well behaved. This pretty red boy is a son of Flying Hydrogen who is a famous stud dog that one of our board members adopted. Seems like he inherited his dads wonderful sweet laid back personality and good looks. They couldn't be more alike. Town's birthday is April 20th and he is 4 years old. Town has been settling in to his foster home with no problems whatsoever. He crates willingly and quitely and is so well behaved. He passed his cat test with only a quick sniff so should be fine living with cats and small dogs. Town is a typical lazy laid back guy that naps a good part of the day. Doesn't seem to be bothered or annoyed by anything and gets along well with others.

His Pedigree

Added: July 2, 2012

 

AMF Down Below
Racing Name:
AMF Down Below
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tucker
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Light Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted to Dalton Family of Murrells Inlet SC 7/30/12

Tucker is a very light fawn male with light colored tips on his fur that the folks at the track referred to as "champagne colored". He is a tall guy that raced at 76lbs. His birthday is March 25th and he is 2 years old. He is a Kiowa Mon Manny Pup so is half brother to some other dogs we have adopted out. Tucker is a super friendly, happy boy that has a tail that wags most of the time. He gets so excited to see everyone and bounces happily which can be a little overwhelming for toddlers and younger kids. He likes kids but is a little too enthusiastic to see kids sometimes so we think he should live with older kids only. We are working on teaching calmer greetings.  Tucker is very young at just two and greyhounds tend to mature slowly so he still has a lot of fun pup in him. He was very bad walking on leash when he arrived because he is strong, curious and wanted to check everything out. He is much better now but still needs some reminders when he gets excited. He has done great with the small dog in his foster home and others he has met so would probably do fine in a home with smaller pets. He also passed a couple of cat tests with no interest. Tucker is always happy and seems like he will make a fun pet for some lucky family. He is quiet in his crate and potties quickly on leash so may be OK in an apartment or townhouse. He is young and still pretty energetic so will need to go to a safely fenced area to run a couple times a week or he will need to go on walks or jogs to drain his energy if he doesn't have a fenced yard to play in. Tucker wants to please and readily offers behaviors trying to figure out what you want him to do. He already has learned lay down in his crate on command before being let out. He picked up on potty training right away. He really shines at meet and greets and goes up to each person that comes by giving kisses and leaning into them for love. If you want a happy, friendly, waggy, young boy this is the guy! RIght now his personality is more lab like than greyhound like. Such a sweet guy!!

Tucker crossed the bridge due to bone cancer as a very young dog within a year of being adopted.

http://www.greyhound-data.com/d?i=1836301

Added: May 23, 2012

 

Gable Squirrelly
Racing Name:
Gable Squirrelly
Pet/Kennel Name:
Squirrel
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
white with brindle male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Summers upstate SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Summers Family of Tryon, NC 6/9/12

Squirrel just arrived and is a white boy with a little brindle on his ears and two brindle patches on his back that look almost like wings. He is friendly, calm and sweet according to his trainers at the track. He will celebrate his 3rd birthday on May 20th. He ended up passing his cat test at the track on the second try but was interested in the cat the first time they met so we have him listed as cat trainable. Squirrel's sire is CTW Plaza Rio and he raced at 77lbs. Squirrel's foster family has fallen in love with him and decided to adopt him.

His Pedigree

Squirrely was a member of the Hounds of East Fairhaven and performed at the Georgia and Carolina Renaissance Festivals. He was taken from us too young when he got hit by a bolt of lighting that hit his house during a bad storm. He will be missed by all his fans.

Added: April 26, 2012

 

Gable Hoffa
Racing Name:
Gable Hoffa
Pet/Kennel Name:
Hoffa
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Shively in Grovetown, GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Mims family of New Ellenton, SC 12/21/11

Hoffa is a beautiful, black male that just arrived from the Orlando track. He raced at 74lbs. He was born May 6, 2008 so is 3.5 years old. He passed his cat and small dog tests at the track so should be fine living with either. Hoffa is doing GREYT so far! He is very laid back and sweet and is a very happy, waggy, loving guy. He gets along great with other dogs including a small one in his foster home. He is good with the children in his foster home as well!! Hoffa loves to be petted and will give kisses if you rub his ears. He eats well and has not had one accident in the house! He crates nicely and doesn't even try to get up on the furniture but he sure loves his dog beds. Hoffa is a wonderful guy that just wants to give and receive love and be a member of the family.

Hoffa Lived a wonderful life with his family from 2011 until he passed away on June 2nd 2015 due to Osteosarcoma.

His Pedigree

Added: November 7, 2011

 

Wheel McCoy
Racing Name:
Wheel McCoy
Pet/Kennel Name:
McCoy
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Hayes (Greenville SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Schieffelin Family of Alpharetta, GA 1/1/12

McCoy was a dark brindle male that came from the Orlando race track. He raced at 69lbs.  McCoy was born on July 1st 2008. He passed his cat and small dog test and was great with the small white dog he is living with in his foster home and the animals at the vet clinic he was boarded at. He was a friendly boy that wags his tail a lot but he wasn't a confident guy at all. He loved people and wanted to interact but circled around play bowing and trying to get their attention at a bit of a distance at first. Once he warmed up he would play and get quite silly. He had the most gentle loving eyes and cute puppy face. McCoy arrived with a tail injury. We tried to get it to heal up for a month but he wags so hard that he kept injuring it again. We ended up having to amputate his tail. It is pretty common to see greyhounds with no tail and is the mark of a very happy waggy dog. McCoy was adopted 1/1/12 but sadly passed away due to bone cancer shortly after adoption near his 4th birthday.

His Pedigree

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Added: November 7, 2011

 

Kebo Karlos
Racing Name:
Kebo Karlos
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kebo
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta, GA (Shively)
Adoption Status: Congratulations to Martin Family, 9.9.11

Kebo was originally adopted out by another adoption group that has asked us to help find him a home. Kebo is a great dog that has lived in a home for a couple of years. He is having to be rehomed because of a divorce and not because of anything he did. Because of schedules and new living arrangements neither of his family members are going to be able to take care of him properly.  Kebo has lived with a small dog and is good with children but needs to be tested with cats since he hasn't been around them. Kebo is a friendly guy that loves to sleep on his back with all 4 feet in the air. He loves to play with toys too. No issues at all and Kebo is already home acclimated! His birthday is March 25th.

His Pedigree

Added: August 18, 2011

 

Country Man
Racing Name:
Country Man
Pet/Kennel Name:
Country Man
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
black male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Peel in Grovetown, GA
Adoption Status: Congratulations to the Shively Family 8/13/11

Country Man just arrived and is doing well at a foster home with cats and children. He is a very good, sweet guy that never caused any trouble at the track. He was very friendly and loving with his trainers in the environment he was familiar with. Since his move from the track he has been pretty shy and reserved. He just arrived so will probably just need a little time to warm up to new surroundings and new people. Country Man just celebrated his 4th birthday on June 28th. He is a smaller guy that raced at just 67lbs

His pedigree

Added: August 3, 2011

 

Regall Azkaban
Racing Name:
Regall Azkaban
Pet/Kennel Name:
Clown
Age:
8.5
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Bowden)
Adoption Status: Adopted Dunne family of Keighley, England 9/25/11

Clowny is an economic return from a family who has fallen into difficult times. He was originally adopted from a group in Rhode Island that has closed down. Clown is a nicely-mannered, sweet boy that gets along with everything and everyone. He was living peacefully with other dogs as small as a Yorkie in his previous home. He loves to ride and quickly lies down in the car to enjoy the sights through the back window. Although he doesn't sit on command, he does a beautiful 'down' and will do that automatically when inside with his humans. He is great with cats and children. Clowny is an awesome dog, that loves everyone and everything.He qualifies for the special adoption fee of $200 because he is older

Link to his pedigree

Clowny was adopted by former volunteers that moved to England. He ended up back in the states when they moved back. He was a performer with the Hounds Of East Fairhaven at the Georgia and Carolina Renaissance Festivals until he crossed the bridge. He was loved very much and will be missed by everyone who met him.

Added: July 2, 2011

 

Tend To Fly
Racing Name:
Tend To Fly
Pet/Kennel Name:
Fly
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenwood, SC (Owens)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Hurley family of Spartanburg, 1.29.12

Fly is a gorgeous fawn male that just turned 4. His birthday was November 20th. He is a very small guy that raced at just 64lbs. Fly is seriously handsome and is a very good boy too. He quickly settled into his foster home and learned the house rules nicely. Fly is a happy, playful, friendly guy that still seems almost puppyish at times because he is so small and cute. He is a very outgoing, curious guy that doesn't seem to be upset or scared by anything. He loves people and loves to snuggle and will lean on you to get just as close as possible. He's learned "out" (as in, out of the kitchen), "outside", "go to bed" (go to your crate please!), and "wait". Fly has a higher prey drive but was able to live with a small dog that looked like a white bunny in his foster home. He just needed a few sniffs to realize that it was a dog and not something he should chase. Like many higher prey drive greyhounds he automatically assumes anything small is a bunny or a squirrel until he sniffs it. Because of his prey drive Fly has to have a home without cats. If you have a small dog we can test him individually with your dog since he has been OK with most with proper introductions. He plays nicely with the other dogs in his foster home but prefers to be with people most of the time over playing with other dogs. Fly can be loud when left alone in a crate so would not be a dog for apartment or townhouse living. If you want a cute, loveable guy that will be totally devoted to you Fly is the one!

Fly is a hero!! He donated blood at our vet in an emergency situation to help save a Great Dane!!!

His Pedigree

Added: June 13, 2011

 

Bohemian J Sally
Racing Name:
Bohemian J Sally
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sally
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Kaage in Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kaage Family of Augusta 4/28/12

Sally is a small red girl that raced at just 56lbs. She was a successful racer and raced for a long time. She turned 4 on March 7th. Sally passed her test with small dogs so should be fine living with them but was too interested in chasing the cats to pass her cat test. She just needs a home without cats. Sally has done great with children she has met and is a real sweet, loving girl that is going to make a wonderful pet. Sally is a TV star and was a guest recently on the noon news on channel 6. Look at her other photos to see her on TV! Sally is healthy and has been spayed and is ready for her new family. It looks like her foster family has fallen in love with Sally and she will be staying with them.

Her Pedigree

Added: June 13, 2011

 

BT Fire
Racing Name:
BT Fire
Pet/Kennel Name:
Fire
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Salisbury, NC (Doby)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Newsome, 10.2.11

FIre is a 3 year old, small, black, male that raced at 66lbs. His birthday is Jan 28th. Fire passed his cat, small dog and kid tests so should be fine in a home with them.  He is a quiet guy so should also be great in an apartment or townhouse. He seems like a smart guy that picks up on things fast. He picked up on going to the door and letting his foster family know when he needed to go outside right away and has not had one accident in the house.  Update: Fire has become one of the sweetest dogs that his foster home has ever fostered (they have fostered a lot of dogs). He tries his best to be a big lap dog and follows his foster parents around. He loves people and wants nothing more than to stay close to them. This guy would love to lay on the couch and snuggle. He seem like a very tolerant guy that would be excellent with other dogs because he is unusually good with two puppies living in his foster home.

Link to his pedigree

Added: May 7, 2011

 

Squeeze N Go
Racing Name:
Squeeze N Go
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sophie
Age:
9
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Myrtle Beach, SC (Foster)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Shiavone, 6.10.11

Sophie has been living with a family for years but one of her owners was diagnosed with cancer and is facing a very difficult future and is no longer able to care for Sophie. She was loved and cared for and they will miss her terribly. Sophie will celebrate her 9th birthday on May 24th.

Update: Sophie is settling in beautifully in foster care. She is the easiest foster!!! She has nice leash manners, is completely cat, small dog and kid safe and is absolutely, reliably house trained. She is a complete love sponge, and would gladly let someone pet her 24 hours a day. She is a young 9 years old, and loves to go for walks. She went for her first walk on the beach a couple of days ago, and it was very exciting for her. She just loved all the people that wanted to pet her. She rides in a car perfectly. Sophie likes to sleep on the couch and in the bed. She is the only dog that the cat in the foster home has ever allowed to sleep with him. That's how sweet and gentle she is. She is also smart and eager to please. For a person or family that is looking for a calm, gentle, older dog, Sophie could not be more perfect!! She has the CUTEST stand up ears and gives sweet kisses and is the best snuggler!

Sophie is being rehomed by our group with permission from Linda Ann's Greyhound Rescue, the organization which originally placed her 3.5 years ago.

Link to Sophie's Pedigree

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Added: May 7, 2011

 

JJ's Rebel Sue
Racing Name:
JJ's Rebel Sue
Pet/Kennel Name:
Lady
Age:
8
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Kaage (Augusta, GA)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Booze, 4.30.11

Lady is very sweet and was a little shy at first but has really adjusted well to her foster home now. She loves toy time when all the toys are unpacked and everyone scampers for their favorite. Lady romps and plays with the other greyhounds in the backyard. She meets you at the door with tail wagging and smiles. This is a very sweet girl! Lady has lived in a home with children and was great with them. She gets along well with other dogs of all sizes and cats. Lady has already been home acclimated and has had perfect manners so far in her foster home. She was a pretty good racer until she broke her leg. That ended her career as a racer but she went on to be a brood mom and produced 6 pups that were born in 2007. Although Lady walks and runs fine, sometimes when standing she holds up the leg she broke so may have some arthritis in it, which is not unusual. Lady has had a string of bad luck and ended up being picked up as a stray at one point and lived in a backyard and wasn't allowed in the house at another home.  Although her behavior seems to be excellent; sadly, she has been in and out of several homes and is now looking for another family to love at 8 years old. We are hoping her run of bad luck will change and this home will be the forever home she has been dreaming of. Since Lady has has been very quiet and well behaved we think she might do OK in an apartment. What a precious face!

Added: April 7, 2011

 

Hunter's Frisco
Racing Name:
Hunter's Frisco
Pet/Kennel Name:
Hunter
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Fulton (Augusta, GA)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Kaage Family of Augusta, GA 12/19/13

Hunter is a 75lb deep red male that has had a successful racing career and was a finalist in a stakes race!! His birthday is Nov 5th and his sire is the famous Flying Hydrogen. He has lived in a home before so is already home acclimated and has good house manners! Hunter is very calm and laid back but still enjoys playing. Don't let Hunter's sad eyes in his photo fool you, he is a very happy, loving, outgoing boy that craves attention. His foster home says "lives for love". If you want a dog that wants to stay close and is always happy to see you, Hunter could be your boy. He was returned after about a year because his owner developed life threatening health problems that prevented him from caring for a pet. Although Hunter lived in a townhouse with his previous owner, he can be a little vocal sometimes in his crate. We don't think he will be a good choice for a townhouse or apartment unless his new owner is home with him all the time like his previous owner was. Hunter needs rules and boundaries set and will quickly obey because he wants to please. He thrives in that type of situation and just wants and needs to know what you want him to do. Hunter loves kids but does tend to over react when it comes to play or a perceived threat, so we think he would do better actually living in a home with no kids. Hunter likes other dogs and but can get too rough very quickly so needs to be placed as an only dog. He was an only dog in his first home and was fine with that. Hunter passed his initial cat test but he did try to chase a cat in one of his foster homes so has had mixed results. Hunter can be protective of his home and space with strangers so would need a quiet home that doesn't have a lot of guests.

Link to his pedigree

Added: March 15, 2011

 

Kickin Kevin
Racing Name:
Kickin Kevin
Pet/Kennel Name:
Moose
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
White and Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Johnson)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Johnson of Greenville, 9.5.11

Moose was an extra large white and red male that raced at 92lbs at Derby Lane and Jefferson County Kennel club until retiring in Feb of 2011. His sire was the famous Kiowa Sweet Trey and his dam was Flying Vaughn. He was adopted by the Johnson Family of Greenville and was a gentle giant that helped them raise a greyhound puppy. He encouraged greyhound adoption by going to many meet and greets and did home visits with his owner Joanne.  He also was a member of the Hounds of East Fairhaven performing at the GA and Carolina Renaissance Festivals. Many people fell in love with greyhounds and adopted because of big Moose.He was a very calm lazy guy but always loved any chance to chase a lure or a toy.  Moose loved to snuggle with his owners and loved everyone he met. He was great with cats, birds and the small white dog he lived with and seemed to love all creatures. He had just passed his therapy dog test just a week before he died. Moose was lost way too soon when a realtor left a gate open and he got hit by a car on Feb 5th 2013.

Link to his pedigree

Added: February 23, 2011

 

Racing Name:
Addie Girl
Pet/Kennel Name:
Addie
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
None
Adoption Status: Adopted by Reagan, 2.16.2011
Addie Girl was re-adopted through our group after her previous adopter had to go into nursing care. Fortunately a friend of hers that was familiar with Addie wanted to take her.

Added: February 18, 2011

 

Bobs Fib
Racing Name:
Bobs Fib
Pet/Kennel Name:
Fibby/Shadow
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Dark Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta, GA (Shively)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Chatham, 3.3.11

Fib has earned a new name. She is so devoted and stays so close to her foster mom that she started calling her Shadow. As you can see Shadow is a beautiful, dark brindle female. She has the softest fur that feels more like rabbit fur than dog fur. She LOVES LOVES LOVES people and will lean on you for attention - a greyhound hug. Shadow will stand in one spot as long as you will pet her. As you can imagine she is always a real hit at meet and greets with her sweet, friendly personality. FIb loves her squeaky toys and tosses them in the air for herself to catch. She loves playing outside in the yard and will play fetch and actually bring the ball back you. That is pretty rare in greyhounds and most will quickly let you know that they are not retrievers if asked to fetch more than once or twice. Shadow is a fun girl that loves attention and wants to do whatever you are doing. Although she sleeps in her kennel at her foster home she would prefer to sleep in the room with her family when she finds them. Shadow is a confident girl that gets along well with other dogs but is likely to want to be the dominant female in her home. She tested cat and small dog tolerant at the track. She initially showed some interest in the cat in her foster home but has gotten used to living with cats now. She initially mistook small dogs for bunnies too at a distance but was fine once she was properly introduced and got a good sniff. She should be fine now that she has spent time with both. She has done great on potty training and will let you know when she needs to go out. This fun loving girl is in search of a family with lots of love to give and she promises to give even more back.

Her Pedigree

Added: November 6, 2010

 

Hanks Cool Cat*
Racing Name:
Hanks Cool Cat*
Pet/Kennel Name:
Miss Kitty
Age:
10
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Charlotte, NC (Doby)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Elmore, 11.5.10

Miss Kitty was born in Ireland on 1/1/2003 and raced at such famous tracks as Clonmel and Galway among others. She was good and won some races. She was retired in May 2005 from racing and had 2 litters of pups in Ireland before being shipped to the US in 2007 while pregnant with her 3rd litter. She had 3 litters in the US and was retired from being a mom in 2010 after having 28 puppies.  Miss Kitty was adopted by the Elmore family in 2010 when she was 7 years old. She raced at about 58lbs. Miss Kitty was a wonderful sweet girl that couldn't have been a better pet. She will be missed.

The Elmore family lost Miss Kitty on Feb 21st 2013 at 10 years old

Link to her pedigree

Added: November 2, 2010

 

Princess Consort
Racing Name:
Princess Consort
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sasha (Princess)
Age:
6.5
Color/Gender:
white female with one brindle patch
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Sikes-McManis)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the McManis family of Easley SC, 9.11.11

Princess is a beautiful almost all white girl that has just a bit of brindle over one eye, her tail and a bit on her ears. Her birthday is October 1st 2004. Sadly she is a Economy Return, available again through no fault of her own. This is her 4th return and none have been her fault. The first was because another dog in the home didn't like her, the second was because she became terrified to go outside after being attacked by a loose dog, and the last two have been economic returns. The families have said she is an angel with no behavior problems at all. This is a sweet girl that has already been house trained and learned good manners. She is a sweet, friendly girl that has just a tiny bit of a timid side from time to time. She has lived with cats, small dogs and a number of children from babies to toddlers to teens. She adores kids and is very good with them. She likes other dogs male or female and gets along well with them. We are hoping her 5th adoptive home will be her Forever Home. Princess has had more than her share of bad luck already.

Update:Princess Consort (Sasha) was adopted into her 5th (and forever) home with us (Duncan and Carmen McManis) when she was 7 years old.  She loved to race (and often beat) younger fosters around the yard. Sadly 4 years later they lost her to bone cancer. We will always love and miss this super special girl.

Link to her pedigree

Princess Consort (Sasha) was adopted into her 5th (and forever) home with us (Duncan and Carmen McManis) when she was 7 years old.  She loved to race (and often beat) younger fosters around the yard.  Sadly 4 years later we lost her to bone cancer.  We will always love and miss this super special girl.

Added: September 8, 2010

 

WCS TheBusDriver
Racing Name:
WCS TheBusDriver
Pet/Kennel Name:
Jake
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
light fawn male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta, GA
Adoption Status: Adopted Sellners 6/16/11

Jake is another economic return. He and 4 other greyhounds were rehomed because their family moved and could not take them along. Jake was a very successful racer and retired about 2 years ago. He is already home acclimated because of his time in a home as a pet and has wonderful house manners. He was not returned because of any behavior problems and is quite the gentleman. Jake is an unusual very light fawn color and is a large, gentle guy. Jake was fond of a 9 month old grandchild in his previous home and is in a foster home with children. He seems to enjoy having kids around. He also has lived with cats and small dogs before so would do great in a home with either. Jake is a friendly, happy, loving guy that gets along well with other dogs. He is pretty laid back lower energy guy so would be great for a busy home that didn't have a lot of time or energy to exercise a dog. Jake travels well and enjoys going for a ride. He is already a great pet with lots of love to give and will be an easy addition to some lucky home.

Link to his pedigree

Added: August 15, 2010

 

Fastern Kiki
Racing Name:
Fastern Kiki
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kiki
Age:
10
Color/Gender:
White and Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC McMahan
Adoption Status: Congratulations to the McMahan Family of Greenville 8/6/12

Kiki raced at 66lbs and her birthday is Feb 1st 2002. She is one of the most affectionate dogs to ever visit her foster home! She's one of those greyhounds that truly wants to be part of your life. She is the type of dog that people dream of, one that will follow you around from room to room and lay down calmly next to you to keep you company. She's completely clean in the house, crates immediately at the request to 'go to bed' and loves to get up and relax on the couch with you. A true couch potato. Kiki has the sweetest little long face and expressive ears that fold forward whenever she's excited about something. Her foster family has noticed her ability to pick up new commands very quickly and she is highly motivated to make her humans happy. Kiki has a bit too much prey drive to be considered safe with cats.

Kiki has been in a home before and has excellent house manners. Unfortunately she was dumped at an animal shelter. We are lucky they called us so we could find her another home. She has been returned to the care of the excellent foster home who had her before she was adopted. Because she is a senior girl Kiki qualifies for a reduced adoption fee!! Kiki has a clean bill of health without any known problems from being a slightly-older girl.This is a great girl that comes already home acclimated. All she needs is a couch and someone to love her back.

Link to Kiki's pedigree

Added: August 9, 2010

 

Paws In Rhythm
Racing Name:
Paws In Rhythm
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rhythm
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Red Brindle with White Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Crouch (Greenville SC)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Crouch Family of Greenville 7/24/10

Rhythm is a stunning, medium sized male. He is friendly with people and seems like he is going to be a great guy. He passed his cat and small dog test so should be able to live with either. Although he was initially a marker he has learned quickly that he can't mark in the house and is doing great on his potty training. Rhythm is playful outside and tries to get his foster sister to join him running around the backyard. He seems to get along well with other dogs. He is a very happy, sweet loving guy that loves attention. Another great guy that should be a fantastic pet. His pedigree

Update after adoption: Paws lives with another greyhounds and regularily attends adoption events to promote greyhound adoption. His favorite things are running in the yard with his greyhound sister Blondie and snuggling with his human dad, Ken.

Added: July 13, 2010

 

P's Chill
Racing Name:
P's Chill
Pet/Kennel Name:
Raccoon
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Fawn with White female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC (Horton)
Adoption Status: Adopted by the Horton Bottiglier family of Greenville SC, 11.17.10

Raccoon is a friendly girl with very unusual markings. She got her nickname at the track because of the black around her eyes. We haven't seen a fawn dog with this much white before either. She has a white blaze, a wide white collar around her neck, white stockings that go nearly all the way up her legs and half of her tail is even white. Raccoon figured out how to get off her kennel muzzle at the track so she ended up being the only greyhound that didn't have to wear one. She got along well with all the other girls in the turn out pen so she never really needed one. Raccoon loves to play with toys and carry them around. Her favorite at the track was an old cleaned out bleach bottle that she would proudly carry around. She figured out steps right away and has no problem with them. Raccoon has shown that she has a pretty high prey drive but has been OK with the small dog in her foster home after a proper introduction and supervision. She seems to be OK with cats too after an initial sniff but needs to be supervised when cats or small dogs move quickly around her at first until she realizes what they are. She responds very well to correction with cats and small dogs. Raccoon can be loud in the crate sometimes so may not be a good dog for apartment living. She has learned to potty on leash so may be able to live in a home without a fenced yard if her family was willing to leash walk her.

Raccoon was loved by the Horton Bottiglier Family of Greenville SC for over 5 years. Sadly Raccoon crossed the bridge 1/18/16 due to bone cancer.

Her pedigree

Horton Bottiglier

Added: July 13, 2010

 

AHK Scalding Hot
Racing Name:
AHK Scalding Hot
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tony
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White male with brindle spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
PIke (Florence)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Mason, 8.29.10

Tony is an outgoing guy that loves everyone and gives kisses. He follows his foster mom from room to room and likes to stay close to his people. He is travels well and stood patiently for a bath. He loves attention and will seek it out. Tony crates quietly and passed his cat and small dog tests so should be able to live in homes with either. He likes water and as you can see in his photos loves to lay in the baby pool. Tony has been exceptionally well behaved in his foster home and seems to like the small dogs there and never tries to chase them. He gets along well with the big dogs too. He likes the children he has met so should be fine in a home with them. Tony is great on leash and doesn't pull. He might be a great agility prospect because he can clear a 3 foot fence with ease. He will need fencing that is higher to contain him. This is a great boy! Link to his pedigree

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Added: July 13, 2010

 

K Fly Bear
Racing Name:
K Fly Bear
Pet/Kennel Name:
PoohBear
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Ticking Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenwood, SC (Owens)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Owens 9/21/10

Our directors met Pooh on a trip to the Birmingham Race track to pick up dogs. Pooh had been previously adopted out by the adoption kennel at the Birmingham race track but that home had not worked out for her. She was back at the kennel when our group arrived to pick out dogs and Kim and Robert fell in love with her. Pooh lives to chase squirrels and you can tell she does a lot of squirrel chasing because she is so stocky and muscular. She look more like a body builder than a thin greyhound. She is a sweet friendly girl that never met a stranger. She can be a bit bossy with her brothers and is a very confident girl. 

Her Pedigree

Added: July 12, 2010

 

TX's Sawyer
Racing Name:
TX's Sawyer
Pet/Kennel Name:
Bennett
Age:
11.5
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted by Bowden, 9.11.10

Bennett is a dignified older gentleman in the rare position that we know very little about him. At the grand age he has reached, he very much deserves to have that special place to call home where he is safe and loved. Bennett is ready to follow you home! Update from his foster home! He is a perfect gentleman, never having an accident inside and living peacefully with all the other residents in his foster home including small dogs. He also is very tolerant of all cats he has met and seems to be drawn to children. He adores having his throat rubbed and will patiently stand with his head raised as long as the attention continues. If his humans are seated he gently places his head in their lap. Even though he is farther along in age than most of our dogs, Bennett is very spry and active and still loves to run and play. Bennett especially enjoys walks in the neighborhood and wants a family that will do that with him. They don't have to be long, just a short walk makes him very very happy. He never meets a stranger and everyone lucky enough to give him a rub falls in love! Let's help this precious older fella find the perfect home to spend the rest of his retirement in peace and safety. He has been chosen by our members for special gifts and support, reducing his adoption fee to $200.

Update after adoption: Sawyers foster family decided to keep him. They had already decided to adopt him when he was diagnosed with cancer. They did the adoption paperwork that day to make it official that he had a home for the rest of his life. Sadly he lived just a few more months and crossed the rainbow bridge.

His Pedigree

Added: May 6, 2010

 

JT's Christopher
Racing Name:
JT's Christopher
Pet/Kennel Name:
Chris
Age:
8 in April
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Charlotte, NC (Doby)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Smith, 5.4.10

Chris is a really sweet guy and another perfect example of the Economy Returns we're seeing so much of right now. Although his family could no longer keep him, he's ready for a new life through no fault of his own. He is such a good boy and would be perfect for the first time Greyhound owner. He is a big, dark brindle male, full of silliness and playfulness. Chris loves attention, gives kisses and grins for his humans! Gets along well with small dogs and cats. This guy is tall dark and handsome with personality plus! He and Motif (another of our available hounds) look like twins. Anyone for a matched pair? Chris raced 62 races at Palm Beach. His sire is the famous Oswald Cobblepot and his dam is Kristin Schwenke and is named for a farm owner we have taken dogs from.

His Pedigree

Added: February 26, 2010

 

Bns Irish Angel
Racing Name:
Bns Irish Angel
Pet/Kennel Name:
Angel
Age:
10.5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Augusta GA (Kaage)
Adoption Status: Adopted by Makosiej, 4.12.10

Angel raced in Dubuque and in Birmingham before retiring in 2004. She raced at 66lbs and her sire was Dominator and her dam was RJ's Avalanche. Her birthday was Aug 28/2001. She was in a home for quite a few years and sadly was an economic return at 8.5 years old. She was re-adopted by the Makosiej family 4/12/2010 and had a wonderful life with them. Angel was a sweet calm girl who wanted nothing more than some petting and ear scritches. She got along great with other dogs and all people including the 3 kids in her adoptive home. She had great manners and was just an angel that lit up her family's life every day. Angel lost her battle with bone cancer on Jan 19, 2012 at 10.5 years old.

Her Pedigree

Added: February 26, 2010

 

Sarandon
Racing Name:
Sarandon
Pet/Kennel Name:
Sara
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson in Greenville
Adoption Status: Adopted by Roepke, 5.22.10

Sara was born Feb 4th of 2005. She raced at Valley race track in Texas and Dubuque before moving Woodlands in Kansas. From there she went to the Birmingham race track and retired from there in Jan 2009. A family adopted her directly from her trainer along with a male greyhound. Sara ended up having an accidental litter of pups in Jan of 2010 which is how we ended up with her. Her family couldn't financially care for her and the pups and she was relinquished to an adoption group and eventually moved with some of her pups to our adoption group. Sara was an excellent mom to her pups for 5 months before being adopted by the Roepke family of Columbia, SC. Sara was small, friendly, brindle, beauty with a waggy tail and a fun, playful personality. Sara was good with cats, kids and small dogs and everyone she met. Her favorite thing was to play at a dog park and was the rare greyhound that could run every day and keep up with other breeds energy wise. Of course she was much faster than the rest of them. Sara loved to go for rides and walks and was her owners "best friend". We had get togethers with Sara and her pups and she always remembered them. Sara passed away suddenly 12/26/12 of unknown causes at just 7 years old.

Her Pedigree

Added: February 18, 2010

 

JN Happy Tails
Racing Name:
JN Happy Tails
Pet/Kennel Name:
Gracie
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Greenville, SC
Adoption Status: Adopted to the Backus Family of Myrtle Beach 8/11/12

Gracie is home acclimated and has been in a home for several years since she retired from the track. Her birthday is Feb 20th and she is 6 years old. Her sire is Coldwater Konow and her dam is Moon Mt Treasure. Gracie walks and potties beautifully on a leash so would be fine with a family without a fenced back yard. She is safe with everything and has lived with cats and small dogs before. She crates wonderfully with no noise, and is very content on a dog bed. She has the cutest windmill tail, it doesn't just wag back and forth, she gets it cranked up and it might as well be a fan! Gracie is very calm and quiet. Her story has a new chapter, because she's coming back to our group in the hopes of finding her another location that suits her quiet tendancies better. Her current family loves her, but they feel she never became comfortable with their active lifestyle. Gracie, as they call her now, is a wonderful girl who needs a more low-key environment. She is good with kids but has been choosing to stay in the bedroom rather than being out with the family so her family thinks a home without small rowdy kids might make her more comfortable.  If you're looking for a home-acclimated, well behaved girl, she's waiting for you!

Her Pedigree

Added: January 26, 2010

 

Know it All
Racing Name:
Know it All
Pet/Kennel Name:
Scooby Doo
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White and Red Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Anderson
Adoption Status: Adopted by Krick family of Buford GA 4.10.10

ScoobyDoo is a beautiful boy and very good too! He is a big guy that raced at 80lbs that is still a playful pup at heart. He has those sweet big eyes with lots of eyeliner that will melt the heart of a greyhound-lover! He has showed no interest in chasing cats or small dogs so could live with either.  Scooby seeks out the company of children when he has been around them. When visiting our vet for his neuter, he made lots of friends there playing with the staff. This guy has personality plus and was one of the kennel favorites at the track because of his silly happy personality - it was also what got him his nickname of Scooby Doo. Nothing seems to bother him and he will want to do whatever you are doing. This is a guy that just wants to be with you although he will happily crate if you are gone.

Update after adoption: Scooby Doo has been renamed Chase and is now a Therapy Dog!

Chase crossed the bridge in 2014 due to what the vets believed was a brain tumor.

His Pedigree

Added: January 20, 2010

 


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