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Our Featured Lexington, SC Partner:

Greyhound Pets of America South Carolina

Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.

416 West Main Street
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 732-4369
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http://www.gpa-sc.com

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

About Our Rescue Group:

We are a local Chapter of Greyhound Pets of America. We place retired racing Greyhounds in permanent homes. Our dogs come from race tracks mostly located in Florida. Our Greyhounds are fostered through a remarkable program in a Women's Prison in Columbia, SC. There the inmates provide our dogs with socialization, attention, love and obedience training. We are one of a handful of such programs in the country and one of very few taking place in a Women's Correctional Facility.
Our adoptable Greyhounds are taken into foster homes after their stay at the prison so they can be checked for reactions around children, cats and other dogs. Then we try to match each dog to an adoptive family. Our process for adoption includes a home visit, during which concerns are addressed and questions from the potential adopters can be answered.
We also offer plenty of support after the adoption process has been completed and make ourselves available to new adopters.
We have get-togethers several times during the year, such as Greyhound Walks, Meet and Greets and our Annual Reunion.

Our Adoption Process:

After you fill out an application, we will contact you to schedule a home visit.
This process allows us to check the environment the dog will live in and at the same time allows the Adopter to see a Greyhound in their home since we always bring one of ours.
When we have a dog to match your specific needs, the adoption fee of $200 will be collected. This fee helps defray the cost of Spaying or Neutering, shots, dental cleaning, check-up and fostering, all done before the dog is released to its new family.

Our Adopted Pets:

We have helped lots of pets connect with loving and caring owners. Check out our adopted pets list!

Why should you adopt?

Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.