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My name is Mina!

Italian Greyhound Dog for adoption in Westbury, New York - Mina
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I'm being cared for by:
Boroughs & Beyond Italian Greyhound Rescue (IGCA)

Facts about Mina

  • Breed: Italian Greyhound
  • Color: Black - With White
  • Age: Senior
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female
  • ID#: 11540617-1706005-014431

Mina is a wonderful senior Italian Greyhound, who is seal and white in color.  Although she is 13 years old she is in very great health overall, goes up and down stairs without issue, listens well, and just wants a comfy couch or lap to snuggle upon.  She has already had her shots updated, and had a dental cleaning in late 2016 so she is already for her new home to come along.

Mina came into rescue because her previous owner became unable to care for her due to age.  Her potty habits are excellent and she is only trained to go potty outdoors.  She is on the larger side for an Italian Greyhound, weighing around 22 lbs estimated, but not overweight at all for her structure.  Her eyes are a little cloudy, and she listens well.  She doesn't like to be quickly approached like many Italian Greyhounds, and would rather lay down before she is picked up.  When kenneled she is quiet, although when she was first in her foster home she did howl and bark due to being separated from her owner.  After about a week that subsided and she is generally quiet now, and likes to lay against the arm of the couch most of the day.  When she does talk to you now, you can call her name and say no and she stops.  Overall she has a friendly disposition, and just wants a new owner to give her attention and regular walks.  Mina does need a fenced yard as she would be a dog that would want to explore if not confined we think, so that is required for this girl.  She does fine with other dogs, and we are not sure about cats.  But, she does not seem to care about squirrels or birds outdoors, so she may be fine with cats too.

About Boroughs & Beyond Italian Greyhound Rescue (IGCA)

About Our Rescue Group...

We are the national rescue group for the Italian Greyhound Club of America organization. We are an all-volunteer organization with people caring for Italian Greyhounds within their homes rather than in a shelter, giving them a more personal experience and allowing us to know the dogs better in order to ensure a better placement in to a new home. Our national organization places 500-900 Italian Greyhounds annually in almost every state within the US.

Donate to Our Rescue Group...

Come Meet Our Pets...

If you want to meet our adoptable pets, we will post adoption events on our website regularly. We show adoptable pets at Petco, Petsmart and Pet Supply Plus locations as well as sometimes at street fairs or other adoption events held throughout the area.

Our Adoption Process...

Anyone interested in adopting a dog must submit an adoption application to be considered as a home for one of our adoptable IGs. Once the adoption application is returned we will check references and setup an in-home visit which helps us identify if any particular dog may or may not fit well in your family.

Once an IG is identified for a home, we require an adoption donation which helps us pay for medical costs for the dogs who are in foster care while awaiting their new homes. All dogs are adopted already spayed or neutered (no exceptions), up-to-date on shots (rabies and distemper), given a heartworm test, and other medical issues addressed as determined by a veterinarian.

Upon adoption, we have a simple adoption contract needing signed stating you will provide regular medical care for the Italian Greyhound, get dental cleanings, and allow the dog to live in your home as part of the family. Additionally, if an adoption does not work, you agree to return the dog to rescue and are not allowed to sell or give the dog to another person, animal shelter or rescue organization.