My name is Ralphie!

Italian Greyhound Dog for adoption in Lincoln, Nebraska - Ralphie
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I'm being cared for by:
Nebraska Italian Greyhound Rescue

Facts about Ralphie

  • Breed: Italian Greyhound
  • Color: Gray/Blue/Silver/Salt & Pepper
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 7683333-1410216-011863

Ralphie is a 11 yr old male Ig. He gets along well with other dogs & is very playful.  Ralphie has a high chasing instinct and would be best not placed in a home with cats, birds or other small pocket pets. He is neutered, current on vaccinations, and on heartworm prevention. He is a very friendly outgoing Italian Greyhound.

Adoption fee: $275

Application process includes online application, home visit, vet and reference check.

Online application can be found at


About Nebraska Italian Greyhound Rescue

About Our Rescue Group...

We are the local affiliate of the Italian Greyhound Club of America rescue. Please visit for more information about our national organization.

Locally we are a group of around 10 volunteers who are in constant communication with other shelters and states. We are a group of iggy lovers who not only find loving homes for Italian Greyhounds, but also inform potential owners of the difficulties in addition to the benefits of owning IGs.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

We show up at local adoption events or can frequently be seen visiting Petco at 48th and O street in Lincoln, or at various locations in Omaha. Visit our website at to see the list of upcoming events and booths we will be attending.

Our Adoption Process...

To outline our adoption program, we require a fenced yard in most cases, the dog must be an indoor pet and a member of the family and you must have time to give the dog the attention it requires and deserves. Rescue is an organization that receives IGs who have been turned in for many reasons with housebreaking issues and "not knowing the breed" being at the top. Italian Greyhounds are typically, very sensitive and 'needy', they want to connect to their owners and be part of their lives....if the dog is unhappy and misunderstood, the owner will also be unhappy.

Prospective adopters are required to fill out an application, provide references and go through an interview process, including a home visit.....the visit is simply a social call to meet the family and other pets and to see the home environment....all of this helps us match the right dog to your situation and needs as well as theirs. We always strive for successful, permanent placements and in assessing your family and home we are better able to determine if a particular dog will 'fit' into your life based on their temperament and personality, which is to your advantage.

We require a donation with each adoption and the adoptee must sign a simple adoption contract. These donations are returned to the Italian Greyhound Rescue Fund to provide medical care for future rescue dogs. All dogs are spayed or neutered, vaccinated, tested for heartworm and on preventative, teeth cleaned if necessary and any other medical concerns addressed. Vet records are provided and we reveal as much of the dogs history, personality and health as is known to us.