Greyhound Ownership Resources

You’ll find here a list of helpful books that all retired Greyhound adopters should read, as well as a list of useful reference websites that help educate the new Greyhound owner and even seasoned veterans. We strive to ensure that all information is current and accurate. Recommendations come from our experienced volunteers and adopter community. If you have any suggestions or updates, please email us at

On-line Information about Greyhounds

Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption – up-to-date events and information 520-955-7421

The Greyhound Project – greyhound info, Celebrating Greyhounds Magazine, national rescue directory

Grey Talk – online chat room of all things greyhound

National Greyhound Association (NGA) – racing records, family trees, stats. Look up info on your grey using their ear tattoos.

GreytHealth – Archive of Dr. Stack’s most requested articles about Greyhound Health.

Books on Dogs

Adopting the Racing Greyhound by Cynthia Branigan

Don’t Shoot the Dog by Karen Pryor

Decoding Your Dog edited by D. Horowitz and J. Ciribassi

The Other End of the Leash by Patricia McConnell

Living with Kids and Dogs… Without Losing Your Mind by Colleen Pelar

Dog Licensing

Pima Animal Care Center– 4000 N. Silverbell Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745 520-243-5900

You need proof of rabies vaccination and spay/neuter certificate in order to license dog. Check their web site for a listing of vet offices where licensing can be obtained.

Off Leash Dog Parks

Pima County Parks & Recreation – Maintained Dog Parks

Dog Boarding and In-House Pet Sitting Services

Lazy Grey Ranch. (Very limited availability)

The Kritter Sitters



  • Caring Ways Veterinary Clinic   SA Greys primary Veterinarian, Mobile vet along with office located at 2251 East Frontage Rd, Suite 1, Tubac, AZ 85646.  520-649-9866

  • Briarcrest Veterinary Care Center 7313 E. Tanque Verde, Tucson, AZ 85715 520-298-4123

  • Pantano Animal Clinic 8333 E. 22nd St., Tucson, AZ 85710 520-885-3594

  • Sunrise Pet Clinic 5635 N Swan Rd Tucson AZ, 85718 520-299-5044




At-Home Vet Care and Euthanasia

General Greyhound Tips

Keep house collars (clip or buckle type) with ID tags on your dogs at all times.

If your hound becomes lost, call SA Greys IMMEDIATELY at 520-955-7421. We can begin a search. The SA Greys tag that comes with each of our adopted hounds has our phone number and a unique ID number. A rescuer can call us with that ID and we can retrieve your contact information.

Please DO NOT use a retractable leash when walking your dog. We recommend a Martingale style collar for walking. Watch our friend Michelle Caillet (owner of Greyt Escape) demonstrate a Martingale collar.

Lost Greyhound Emergency Booklet

How To Introduce Greyhounds To Cats and Small Dogs

Cat Training In Foster Care And After Adoption

Health and Environment Issues

Pet Loss Grief Support

Kindred Spirits Pet Services offers this set of useful resources for coping with the loss of your companion:

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Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption

1517 N. Wilmot Road #175
Tucson, AZ 85712-4410
EIN 45-4526305

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