After retiring from racing, greyhounds often begin the process of being adopted into new permanent homes. However, the dogs require a variety of transitional services to prepare them for life as domestic pets. Greyhound Pets of America provides retired racing greyhounds with veterinary and foster care, while helping to match them with new adoptive homes.
Before becoming available for adoption, a recently retired greyhound undergoes a range of veterinary procedures, which may include spaying or neutering, dental care, treatment for worms and other parasites, medications, and vaccinations. After ensuring the animal is healthy, Greyhound Pets of America in Minnesota can embark on a quest to match it with a new home, while contributing to the costs of its foster care in the interim. Foster care allows the dogs to adjust to domestic life while helping foster caretakers evaluate their personalities to aid in the adoption process. The organization typically places 70–90 canines with permanent homes each year. As a nonprofit, Greyhound Pets of America in Minnesota relies on the help of donations in order to prepare greyhounds for adoption.
Join G-Team and donate $10 to help Greyhound Pets of America in Minnesota provide veterinary care to recently retired race dogs. If G-Team members raise $500, the organization can provide complete veterinary care for two greyhounds. Each additional $25 raised will fund food for a greyhound living in foster care for approximately two weeks. Check out the organization's Facebook page for more information and photos of its furry charges.
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