My name is Pickles!

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

Facts about Pickles

  • Breed: Greyhound
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 654
Pickles is a 6 and 1/2 year black, brood mom in from Kansas. She had a moderate racing career. She is not cat tolerant, but is doing better with small dog and does fine with kids.

I love reading doggie FB posts and watching YouTube videos. When I found out I was joining the SA GREYS family, I went straight to my laptop to check you out.

I LOVED DeeDee’s posts. She looks a lot like me, so she’s super cute. I also loved her “Bobbing for Hotdogs” video. At first I was surprised she won the hot dog contest…she’s such a little dog. Then I realized the contest wasn’t the number of hotdogs eaten, but the ability to get the hot dogs out of the water.
I practiced like crazy so I’d be prepared when I arrived in Arizona.

It’s possible I have a tiny competitive streak. I ran 97 races before raising awesome puppies.

Fast forward to last weekend…we weren’t allowed to bring snacks or drinks on the hauler, so I was REALLY hungry when I arrived at Lazy Grey. I immediately spied the big buckets of water on the patio. HOTDOGS AHOY!!
When it was my turn, I practically ran up to that spa day station. Then the people took one of the buckets and dumped the water all over me! Now I’m no hotdog bobbing expert, but I don’t think that’s how you do it.

There were a couple buckets of water left, so I figured the hotdogs were in one of them. I looked and looked for those delicious morsels. Nada. Just water.
I’ve decided either DeeDee was pranking us in her video or Liesel ate all the hotdogs. Not to be unkind, but it looks like she hasn’t missed many meals.

Either way, I wasn’t able to prove my bobbing prowess or fill my grumbling belly.

Fortunately, the last spa day station was having dinner in my new apartment at Lazy Grey.

I’ve messaged DeeDee to challenge her to a bobbing contest…we’ll see if she responds.

Future Bobbing Champ,


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..