My name is Moxie!

Greyhound Dog for adoption in Tucson, Arizona - Moxie
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Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption

Facts about Moxie

  • Breed: Greyhound
  • Color: White - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Young
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: 631
Moxie is a sweet young boy, who will be 1 in November, so he was a non-racer. He appears to fine with small dogs and cats. Moxie is very shy and will do best with an experienced greyhound adopter.

My new name is Moxie. I haven't decided yet whether the person who named me was being ironic or the name was aspirational. You see, I'm quite shy. New situations and especially noises make me very uncomfortable.

My personality is the polar opposite of courage and know-how. However, I did notice the definition of moxie also included "determination." I am determined...determined to find a nice, quiet forever home and a person who will love me, just as I am, forever.

I'm getting braver every day, as I learn more about being a pet and living in a home. I'm moving into a special foster home on November 1st with a nice lady who has a bunch of other dogs, some of whom were shy like me.

I really like the idea of having doggie brothers or sisters, and living with someone who can help me overcome my shyness. Maybe I'll post an update a couple weeks after I move to foster.

Keep me in your thoughts,



He is very young. His perfect owner would be someone who has a confident dog (or several!) and has had puppy experience. Puppy proofing is a must.

He has gone out on two walks with my group and has done super well. He has been "helping" my construction guys. He does not care for sudden movements but is getting better about that.

He is not a spook but just young. He is very playful so someone with a younger dog would be great. They don't necessarily need to have grey experience but young dog experience would be a must.

About Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption

About Our Rescue Group...

Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption (SA Greys) is a dedicated group of veteran greyhound adopters and volunteers, who are committed to seeking the very best forever homes for greyhounds in our care.. We are non-profit and totally volunteer run, so every dollar goes to the care and promotion of the dogs. We strive to provide the best adoption experience and follow-up afterwards. Our volunteers seek to educate the public about the wonderful greyhound breed and what great companions they make after their racing careers are done. We are a 501c3 non-profit.

Come Meet Our Pets...


PETCO Oro Valley - 1st and 3rd Sundays, 11am-1pm
Green Valley 1st Sunday, 11am-1pm
Spanish Trail - 4th Sunday, 11am-1pm

PETSMART NW - 1st, 3rd and 4th Saturdays 11am-1pm
3rd Sunday

PETSMART - Broadway/Pantano
1st and 3rd Sundays 11am-1pm
ANTIGONE BOOKS - 1st Saturday 11am-1pm

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Our Adoption Process...

Prospective adopters should fill out an on-line application at our website or stop by one of our meet and greet locations to obtain one and mail it in. An adoption coordinator will contact you. After that, a home check will be scheduled. If that is successful and you are approved for adoption, you will begin meeting dogs.If you decide to pursue adoption, we require that you complete an adoption contract. You will have 10 day trial foster to adopt period before the adoption is finalized. The adoption fee is $300.This includes neuter/spay, a minor dental cleaning, shots, de-worming, heart worm testing and micro-chipping and treatment of any medical conditions or injuries pre-adoption, a martingale collar and leash, one dose of Heartgard and the first years membership to Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption..