My name is Alura!

Italian Greyhound Mix Puppy for adoption in Sparta, New Jersey - Alura
Photo 1 - Italian Greyhound Mix Puppy for adoption in Sparta, New Jersey - Alura
Photo 2 - Italian Greyhound Mix Puppy for adoption in Sparta, New Jersey - Alura
Photo 3 - Italian Greyhound Mix Puppy for adoption in Sparta, New Jersey - Alura

I found a new home!
Plenty of my friends are looking
for one too. Find a pet to adopt.

Alura's Info...

I am already spayed and up to date with shots.

Alura's Story...
Hi. My name’s Alura. I think I’m about 4 months old and I might be an Italian greyhound mix. I’m not really sure because O.S.C.A.R. doesn’t know a lot about me. That’s because I was left by someone in a drop-off pen at a shelter. But now O.S.C.A.R. knows that I’m a sweet, smart, snuggle bunny who loves to play with her toys. I’m good with kids, dogs (although big dogs are scary!) and I love to cuddle. I’m still learning the whole inside/outside bathroom thing. But my wonderful foster family is helping me figure it out. I already sleep in my crate all night and I’m clean in the morning. Impressive. Huh? Please consider adopting me. But one word of warning. I might sleep in a crate at night, but my bed of choice for my afternoon naps is your arms or your lap. I’ll let you decide. Love, Alura.

Interested in adopting? Please fill out our adoption application at

Adoption Process:
1.Fill out an application
2.Home Visit
3.Adoption contract & adoption fee

Alura's adoption fee is $200. This covers all age-appropriate shots and vetting.

Next Pet Adoption Event:
Saturday, December 15
Andover Animal Hospital
234 Andover Sparta Road
Andover, NJ
*We encourage you to put an application in prior to the event.
**If you are coming to the event to see a certain dog, please email ahead of time to make sure that dog will be there that day.

One Step Closer Animal Rescue is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Donations are TAX DEDUCTIBLE to the extent allowed by law. If you would like to make a donation to help us rescue more animals please send donations to PO Box 248, Sparta, NJ 07871. Please make your check payable to O.S.C.A.R.. All donations go directly to the care of the animals, we are strictly a volunteer based group. Thank you for helping us save as many lives as we can.

Facts about Alura

  • Breed: Italian Greyhound Mix
  • Color: Tan/Yellow/Fawn
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
  • Sex: Female

Other Pets at One Step Closer Animal Rescue (O.S.C.A.R.)

Why Adoption is a Great Option

Alura, a Sparta Italian Greyhound puppy was adopted! Here's how you can benefit by looking at adoption as an option to buying a Italian Greyhound for sale in Sparta, or seeking a Italian Greyhound puppy from a breeder in Sparta.

  1. Rescues and shelter volunteers in Sparta already know the personality and tendencies of their pets. This means they can match you with the right pet. That will makes it much easier transition to owning a pet for yourself and your new pet.
  2. On average adoption fees are much less than you'd pay a Sparta breeder, or pet store. Plus most often rescue pets have already been to the veterinarian for a check-up, had a round of vaccinations, and are spayed or neutered. That is a lot of savings!
  3. You will become a hero, and give a needy dog or cat a loving home. In fact, there are even Italian Greyhound breeders who help with Italian Greyhound rescue. One puppy or kitten adopted in Sparta paves the way for another one to be saved.