Foster Homes

GPA-WI’s adoption operations rely heavily upon greyhound-savvy families to act as temporary “foster homes” for ex-racers to make the transition to home life while awaiting adoption. Fostering is a very rewarding activity in which greyhounds can explore a home since most have never seen stairs, patio doors and other items in the home.

Fostering can also help dogs recuperate from spay or neuter surgery, learn good manners, and best of all, learn that being a pet is a love-filled journey!

If you have experience with greyhounds and would like to help an ex-racer make the transition to a new home, you can learn about fostering in a variety of ways: