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Our Featured Costa Mesa, CA Partner:

Italian Greyhound Rescue Southern California

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.

Pets at Our Rescue Group:

Cities, Towns, and/or Counties We Serve:

All of Southern California's counties. The Italian Greyhound Rescue Foundation has representatives throughout the United States.

About Our Rescue Group:

Rescue is a re-homing service provided for full-breed Italian Greyhounds that have been abandoned at an animal shelters or surrendered to Rescue the owner.

Approved IGCA Rescue Foster Caregivers provide care for these orphans in their homes, where their health and temperament are evaluated so that they can be placed in a home that can best meet the needs of the dog. Before being placed all dogs are taken for a veterinary check-up where vaccinations are updated, the animal is neutered or spayed, any serious medical conditions are treated, and if necessary, their teeth are cleaned. Each Italian Greyhound can potentially cost Rescue hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars to rehabilitate. All members of Italian Greyhound Rescue are strictly volunteers; they donate their time and expertise without any compensation for their services.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Italian Greyhound Fund Contact: Patty Woodbury go to:

Our Adoption Process:

The process to become an approved adopter: application, personal interview, reference checks (personal and veterinary) and home evaluation. Once approved we work the match the needs of a Rescue Dog with the approved applicant who's family and lifestyle can best meet those needs.

Adoption donation paid at time of adoption; fee is based on age, health and location of the dog. 100% of the funds are used to offset the cost of medical expenses for Rescue orphans.

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.