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Adoption Process

GLR is proud to partner with James River Greyhounds (JRG) in an effort to find loving homes for retired racing greyhounds around the Central Virginia region.

Greyhounds being fostered at the GLR shelter are placed into loving homes through the JRG Adoption Process as described on the JRG website.   

If you are interested in adopting a greyhound, please fill out a JRG adoption application by clicking the button below or going through the JRG website.

Adoption Fee


What's Included

  • Spay or neuter (including vet exam)

  • Heartworm blood test and first month prevention

  • Rabies vaccination

  • DHPPC vaccination

  • Dental care

  • Thorough deworming with Drontal Plus

  • Microchip

  • Ears cleaned, nails clipped & groomed

  • Transportation from track kennel to Richmond

  • If applicable, personal care and transition training in the loving homes of our foster families! 

  • Adoption Kit with the following:

    • Martingale collar and matching 6 foot lead - designed specifically for sighthounds, track muzzle, dental kit & squeakee toy


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