Adoption Application
To Begin Adoption Process Online:
Complete and Submit the Application Form Below

If you prefer to submit an application by mail, please download, print and complete the adoption application pdf

Applications may be mailed to:
Grateful Greyhounds, Inc.
PO Box 1300
Huntington, NY 11743

 personal information

NOTE: You must be at least 21 years old to adopt.
Are you at least 21?      Yes    No

Full Name:
City:    State : Zip:
Home Phone:    Work Phone: 
 adoption information
How soon will you be ready to adopt?
Immediately    3-5 months
1-2 months     6 months or more
2-3 months
Why do you want to adopt an ex-racing greyhound?
How did you hear about Grateful Greyhounds?
What other pets do you currently have? If you don't own any pets, write "none" in the field.
If you own pets, please, give us your veterinarian's name and phone number so we may contact him/her as a medical reference:
Veterinarian's Name:
Veterinarian's Phone:
How many hours a day, on average, will the greyhound be home alone?  
Gender preference:M   F   No preference
Color preference:  No preference
Age preference:  No preference
I am willing to adopt a dog over 5 yrs old.  Yes  No
 household information
Do you live in a  private house or apartment?
Do you have a fenced-in yard?
Yes  How high?       No
If you rent, please, provide your landlord info:
Landlord's Name:
Landlord's Phone:
How many adults in your household? 
How many children?   Their age(s)? 
Does anyone in your household have pet related allergies?
Yes   No
adoption agreement

Please, read the questions below carefully and answer yes or no.

Are you willing to leash-walk the greyhound at least four (4) times a day to perform necessary bodily functions?
Yes   No
Are you aware that greyhounds are sight hounds and as such have to be kept on a leash at all times, other than when in an enclosed/fenced area?
Yes   No
Do you agree to keep the greyhound as an indoor pet understanding that it is not well suited to deal with the elements of living outdoors?
Yes   No
Are you willing to keep a collar with a tag bearing your name, address, and phone number on your greyhound at all times?
Yes   No
Are you willing to bring your greyhound to the veterinarian once a year (or more often if necessary) for a check-up?
Yes   No
If for any reason you are unable to keep your greyhound, do you agree to return it to Grateful Greyhounds?
Yes   No
Have you ever completed an application to adopt a greyhound with any other rescue organization?
Yes   No

I certify that all of the information I have provided on this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.    Initial:


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