Greyhound Welfare, Inc.

  • MD


P.O. Box 5273
Takoma Park
United States

About Us

Greyhound Welfare is a greyhound rescue and placement group. We place ex-racing greyhounds throughout the metropolitan Washington DC area, which means most of MD, VA and DC. Our goal is to make excellent placements, even if that means fewer placements.

Greyhound Welfare is staffed entirely of unpaid volunteers dedicated to the welfare of greyhounds.

We take ex-racers in from east coast tracks, as far north as New Hampshire, and as far south as Florida. Once they come home to their foster homes, dogs are groomed and bathed, fed and walked, and given a well padded crate to rest in after their long journeys.

Greyhound Welfare is a 100% foster home group, which means that all our greyhounds live in real homes until they are placed. This helps us teach the dogs about their new world, and learn more about the individual dogs. Knowing our dogs well helps us greatly with our placement success. It also helps us to better help our adopters once the dog goes home.