Greyhounds Unlimited was founded in 1991 in Fort Worth, Texas by Hope Combest and several dedicated volunteers. As with most fledgling non-profits, we started small. However, it quickly became clear that we could acquire and adopt many more greyhounds than our small foster kennel could house.
Over the years, Greyhounds Unlimited has become more of a residential foster home-based organization. This means our volunteers foster any number of rescued greyhounds in their private homes until the dogs are placed in permanent homes. We have found using a residential foster home is the most effective means of ensuring that retired racing greyhounds become acclimated to a home environment prior to their adoption.
Our organization covers the north to central Texas areas. If you are not in our area, please call 1-800-GHOUNDS (1-800-446-8637) to find a greyhound rescue group in your area.
Greyhounds Unlimited has no paid staff. We are strictly a volunteer-run organization. All volunteers d
Greyhounds Unlimited considers applicants mainly in Texas, within a large radius of the Dallas/Ft.Worth area. Those outside this area will be referred to other greyhound adoption groups.
Please review GU's Adoption Guidelines, and if you are in agreement to comply, you can choose one of these two ways to fill out an application:
Note: All previous GU adopters need to complete a new application if you have not done so in the last six months.
You can fill out an online application by clicking this link. This our preferred method and the fastest.
You can print an application*, fill in the information, and either mail it to the P.O. Box or take it by one of GU's weekly meet and greet locations.
All greyhounds adopted through THE GREYHOUND RESCUE SOCIETY OF TEXAS, INC. are spayed or neutered and have been given their annual set of shots. Each dog has been tested for heartworms and is