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My name is Pumba!

Posted over 2 years ago | Updated over 8 months ago

Adoption process

Submit Application




Home Check

My basic info

Mixed Breed (Large)
Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg) (when grown)
Pet ID

My details

Checkmark in teal circle Shots current
Checkmark in teal circle Spayed / Neutered

My story

Here's what the humans have to say about me:

Hello, I’m Pumba!

Puerto Rico is where I’m from, I travelled a long way to end up at Fast Friends. My life at this point has been either on the streets or in shelters.

I am a big softy but can across as a bit rough around the edges when you first meet me. I have a hard time meeting new people, since I can be reactive if you make fast movements at me when I don’t know you. I am 4 years old and weigh approx. 83lbs.
Playtime is a must for me, just wait until you see me lumber around and bouncing during a play session! I love to cuddle with the people I know.
My leash walking has come so far! Walking right next to you is easy peasy. Especially if you have treats!
If you are considering adopting a dog and have a lot of experience handling dogs, I’m your man.

Pumba would do best in a low activity/quiet home with not a lot of people in and out of the house.

* Fast Friends adopts in the New England area. If you are interested in Pumba or one of our other available dogs, please complete an adoption application at
Fast Friends Greyhound Adoption Center

Contact info

Pet ID
14 West Swanzey Road, Swanzey, NH 03446

Their adoption process


Submit Application

Please visit to fill out an online application or print one to send back in the mail.



We will schedule a time for a phone call to get to know you better and help match you with a dog who will be the best fit with your family.


Home Check

We will come to your home to help assess any areas where your new dog may have trouble or need extra training (stairs, etc.).

Additional adoption info

Our adoption fee includes a state health certificate, all vaccinations, spay/neuter, dental cleaning, harness, collar, leash, and dental kit.

Adoption application

More about this rescue

Fast Friends is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) dedicated to educating the public about Greyhounds and sighthounds from around the world with the primary goal of finding responsible, loving homes for them. Fast Friends envisions a world where no Greyhound or sighthound lacks for a loving home and these breeds are valued and celebrated for their uniqueness.

Fast Friends works closely with both international and domestic partners to bring retired racing Greyhounds and other sighthounds in need from countries where they have almost no chance of a local adoption to its facility in Swanzey, New Hampshire. Each dog receives high quality care with a focus on one-on-one staff time and individualized plans to help them overcome any neglect or trauma they have experienced so that they can be successful in a home. We are dedicated to taking in dogs with the most challenging circumstances.