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The weight circles are located on the top side of the bag.  They are marked by a perforated line.



  • Crates! Greyhounds need crates that stand at least 35" or 36" high. These are no longer being sold in local pet stores. 45" tall crates are also desirable

  • Dog Treats - hard biscuits preferred or beef soup bones which are a great treat for the dogs

  • Comforters or quilts from Salvation Army

  • GPS Collar(s)
  • Bleach

  • HE laundry detergent (high efficiency as we have a new washer)
  • Everlasting Treat Balls and refills. Size LARGE.

At Greyhound Adoption of Ohio Inc., our greatest need is for Sponsors for greyhounds awaiting placement in loving homes. The average stay for each greyhound at GAO Inc. after they retire from the racetrack is 2-4 weeks. This gives the greyhound time to be spayed or neutered, recover from the surgery, and begin to become acclimated to home life. Some stays are shorter and many are longer to allow an injured or neglected greyhound time to regain his or her health before placement.

Sponsors are always needed to help defray the significant costs associated with readying a retired racer for placement. Each dog arriving at GAO Inc. is spayed or neutered, given vaccinations for distemper, hepatitis, leptospirosis, parainfluenza, parvovirus, bordatella and rabies, tested for heartworm, de-wormed, and given a thorough dental cleaning. Additional costs are continuously incurred until the retiree is placed in a new home. During this period, the cost of maintenance care is approximately $15.00 per week.

Sponsorship can be as limited or as extensive as you wish. You may sponsor a greyhound for a week or two of maintenance or for his or her entire stay at Greyhound Adoption of Ohio Inc., from surgery to placement. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Print your SPONSOR FORM here!

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