My name is Desi!

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

Facts about Desi

  • Breed: Greyhound
  • Color: Black
  • Age: Adult
  • Size: Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 661
Desi is a 6 year girl who had a fairly long racing career, then retired to have some puppies. With that behind her, she is applying to be most adored pet by her forever home. Desi does OK with small dogs, but she is not cat tolerant. She would be a good only dog.

I was the first doggie from the May farm haul to have no puppies surgery! That means I'm first in line for a forever home...well, the first from this group. I think they selected me because I ran the most races, 135!

I was six years old on May 1 so I'm ready to trade my track shoes for a sofa. Ms. Wanda describes me as calm, easy and happy, so she knows me already.

I'm really looking forward to living in my first house and learning leisure skills. I may take up bocce ball or mahjong. If you'd like a "super lovable" companion, you should totally adopt me. I used quote thingies because that is a direct quote.

Oh...maybe I should write a book!

I Think I'll Take a Nap and Consider My Options,


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

Visit us on FaceBook at Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption.

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..