My name is Rihanna!

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

Facts about Rihanna

  • Breed: Greyhound
  • Color: White - With Black
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 625
Rihanna came in from Kansas, is 8 1/2 and a former brood mom. She did not pass small testing and will likely not be cat tolerant either. She will be available soon.

When I arrived in Tucson, someone called me a cow dog. Because I've been a mommy dog for the past couple years, I thought they were making a joke about being a milk cow. I fed a bunch of hungry little greyhound puppies!

Later, Josh told me I'm considered a cow dog because I'm white and have big black spots. I don't mind being teased. I've developed a good sense of humor running after the little devil dogs they call puppies.

I'm eight and a half years old, so I'd really like to find my forever person fast. Not that I'm not enjoying my foster home. I am. I like my foster mom and my foster greyhound brother. He's an older dog like me, and we get along just fine.

I think my perfect forever home would be loving and low key, without noisy kids, constant activity or small pets. If you're retired like me and home most of time, I think I'd be happy as an only dog.
I'd love to be your companion, even if we spend most of our time just hanging around the house. All I need is daily neighborhood walks, and that's good for both of us!

Looking for Love in Retirement,

Rihanna is a love bug once she gets to know you. She loves to be pet and will follow you room to room. She is well behaved in the house, and uses a doggie door.

Rihanna lives with another female greyhound, with no issues. She has been left alone with the other hound for seven hours with no indication of separation anxiety. Rihanna does growl briefly if the other dog bets too close to her food or bed. Resource guarding is not unusual in greyhounds new to the pet life, and goes away as they become more comfortable in their home.

Rihanna is a couch potato, although she is learning to play with toys.

Rihanna is best suited for a quiet family home without children. She could be happy as an only dog if her human companion is home a lot.

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..