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My name is Willow!

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

Facts about Willow

  • Breed: Greyhound
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 636
Willow was 5 in June and retired from a very long racing career and then had some puppies. With all that behind her, she now just wants to be your BFF. She is not small dog or cat tolerant. As Willow has had her spay surgery, she is ready to be adopted.

It's so nice to finally slow down! I've been a busy girl. I started my racing career in Tucson in 2012, and ran 331 races. My last race was in October 2015 in Mexico. After that, I moved to a farm in Kansas and had puppies.

I thought I had to be fast when I was racing. That was nothing compared to chasing after speedy puppies!

I decided to retire and moved back to Tucson this October, four years after my first race here. I moved into a foster home as soon as I arrived and am living with another girl greyhound.

I like to follow her and my foster mom around. First, I'm not exactly sure what my job is now that I'm not a racer or mom. I'm watching the pet greyhound to figure that out. Second, I really enjoy their company.

Even after I have the pet job down, I think I'll want to follow my forever person everywhere!

Willow

FOSTER UPDATE:

Willow is a love bug. She follows me around, loves to be pet and gives kisses. She is a little shy, but opens up once she is comfortable with you. Willow follows by greyhound Sadie around and seems to enjoy adventures as long as Sadie is in the lead. I think Willow could live as an only dog once she gains confidence.

Willow is house trained using a dog door. She has been left alone for several hours with my greyhound, and hasn't shown any separation anxiety.

Willow rides well in the car, although she remains standing. Willow likes going for walks, but still pulls a bit on the lead. Occasionally, when she is very excited, she will jump. As a result, she may not be a good fit for very small children or anyone with balance issues.

Willow enjoys playing with toys, but her first love is people, followed by other dogs. She will be a great companion for someone who wants an affectionate hound.

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...

MEET AND GREETS

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..