Greyhound Fast Facts
History dates back to 4,000 B.C.
Were regarded as dogs of nobility
Genetically healthy animals
Clean, easy to care for
Rarely bark, or lick
Sensitive and extremely loving
Require same amount of exercise as any other breed
Life expectancy: 12 -14 years
Weight: 50 - 95 lbs.
Run in excess of 40 m.p.h.
Intellegent and entertaining
Great with kids
Our mission is to inform the public that adopting a racing greyhound is an excellent decision. They're loving and devoted pets. Contrary to popular belief, greyhounds are obedient, very intelligent and calm dogs. REGAP of Illinois, Inc. is a not-for-profit adoption/rescue program dedicated to finding loving, forever homes for retired greyhounds.
To see the pictures of our beautiful dogs please visit our website at REGAP of Illinois and visit our "Dogs For Adoption" page for all of our featured greyhounds. Come visit the dogs at our rescue farm in Mendota, IL firstname.lastname@example.org or (815)538-3647, please contact us for an appointment and directions. Approximately 1 1/2 hours from Chicago.
REGAP's greyhounds are kept at Wil-Moore Farm and Kennel in Mendota, Illinois. Potential adopters are encouraged to come out and meet the dogs. Send us an e-mail if you would like to set up a day to visit the farm.
REGAP of Illinois, Inc.
4107 E. 3rd Road
Mendota, IL 61342
Visit our website at REGAP of Illinois