Welcome to adopt-a-greyhound.org

Welcome to adopt-a-greyhound.org, the official website of The Greyhound Project.

The mission of The Greyhound Project is to promote the welfare and adoption of greyhounds by providing support and information to adoption organizations, adopters, and the public.

We have assembled tons of information to help you learn more about them, so please take a moment to explore our site. Hopefully, you'll join the thousands of people who have discovered that their adopted friend is one of the nicest and most affectionate pets they've ever had.

We can also help you find out where you can adopt one.


2023 Celebrating Greyhounds Wall CalendarThe 2023 Celebrating Greyhounds Wall Calendars and Weekly Planners are available for purchase by adoption groups.  Groups can order them at the Greytstore.  If groups are ordering for a fall or holiday event, order early to allow time for shipping.  They are being shipped via Media Mail to keep costs as low as possible for adoption groups.

Photo submission guidelines for 2024 are here, and the deadline for photo submission is March 1, 2023. Note there will be no deadline extension this year. 

The Greyhound Project and GALT produce calendars as a fundraiser for adoption groups. Each photo caption identifies the dog, the adopter, and the agency. If your photo is selected for a week, month or cover photo, we will send you a complimentary copy of the calendar in which your dog appears.


January 2021 -- After a year long, worldwide search for an impartial and financially sound group, The Greyhound Project’s board unanimously accepted Greyhound Adoption League of Texas’s (GALT) kind offer to continue carrying out our mission under our name. GALT shares our commitment to remaining neutral on the subject of greyhound racing, and they are committed to supporting ALL adoption organizations to benefit the dogs. We ask that you join us in offering your full support of their efforts as they continue publishing Celebrating Greyhounds calendars, maintaining the worldwide directory of adoption organizations, and promoting April's National Adopt-A-Greyhound month.


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About greyhounds

Greyhounds make fantastic pets, but they are not for everyone. Learn the facts about these slender athletes as you explore our site.

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Published from 1996 through 2017, each issue of Celebrating Greyhounds contained more than 50 beautifully designed pages of feature stories, humor, poetry, and photographs exploring the many ways these dogs are integrated into our lives. We're pleased to announce that all back issue are now available online in their entirety.  

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