This application is step one in the process of adopting a
retired racing Greyhound. If at any time you need assistance or clarification,
please feel free to contact Greyhound Pet Adoption Las Vegas at 702.392.5822. Adoption applications
completed by adults under the age of 21 will not be considered unless there is
concrete evidence that there is financial and environmental stability to support
this retired athlete.
Greyhound Pet Adoption Las Vegas reserves the right to verify all information provided in this
application and will not deny adoptions to anyone based on sex, race, creed,
nationality, religious preference or other discriminatory practices.
Adopting a Greyhound is a lifetime commitment. The Greyhound can be expected
to live in excess of 12 years. To ensure safety and health of the Greyhound the
following adoption requirements must be complied with explicitly. Please do not
consider adoption if you will not be able to meet this lifetime commitment or
adhere to these requirements.
1. It is vital to keep your Greyhound on a leash whenever it is outdoors,
unless it is in a completely fenced-in area. NEVER trust it not to run.
2. You must keep it collared and said collar must bear identification at all
3. If your Greyhound should become lost, you must contact
Greyhound Pet Adoption Las Vegas or
approved vet immediately.
4. If you should ever decide you cannot/do not want to keep your Greyhound, you
Greyhound Pet Adoption Las Vegas before taking any action. You may not give your dog away to
anyone else without
Greyhound Pet Adoption Las Vegas consent, nor can you turn it over to a pound or other
5. You must agree to keep your Greyhound as a pet and never attempt to use it
for breeding, pari-mutuel racing or laboratory research.
Greyhound Pet Adoption Las Vegas will insure that the Greyhound you adopt is in good physical health
and will have completed the following medical procedures: Spay/neuter, dental
cleaning, polishing and extractions if needed, all current vaccinations
including rabies, heartworm and tick fever tests, worming and microchip
identification. You will need to maintain up to date and complete medical care
for your Greyhound.
7. Your Greyhound's racing career is over and can never be reactivated.
8. The adoption fee is $325.00 and is non-refundable.
9. All adoptions made by Greyhound Pet Adoption Las Vegas are made with the understanding that the pet
will be maintained as a house pet.
Privacy Statement: Your privacy is very important to us.
Greyhound Pets of America respects your concerns about maintaining strict
privacy. Any information that you divulge to us is kept in confidence, and used
only to help determine the suitability of a Greyhound adoption by your
household. We also use various forms of the data for mailing information to you
about us, and also for fund raising efforts by our group. We do not provide this
information to anyone else unless you give us permission. We do not sell, rent,
or otherwise disclose mailing lists or other personally identifiable information
to anyone outside our organization. On occasion we are asked by an outside
source to provide the names of our adopters. We do not share such names or other
identifying information unless you specifically authorize us to do so. We do not
give out information regarding the kennel, trainer or owner of the Greyhound
being adopted unless the kennel, trainer or owner has granted such permission.