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GREYHOUND RETIREMENT FOUNDATION OF TENNESSEE

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Greyhound Retirement Foundation of Tennessee wants to spread our message of hope and compassion. We believe that a single action can make a difference in the community, and that collective action can greatly impact the world. Through advocacy and outreach activities, our team works tirelessly each day to contribute their part to the greater good.

 

PBW TWIRL AND POINT


Twirl is a newly retired racing Greyhound that was 4 years old December 12, 2021.

Twirl is being fostered with a couple other Greyhounds and she

will be tested to see if she is small dog and cat  tolerant.

Twirl is learning all about living in a home, all the scary things and noises she will encounter.

Twirl will make someone a wonderful companion and you will have a wonderful friend.  She will make her debut at the Meet & Greet on Saturday, March 12th at PetSmart on Morrell Rd in Knoxville, TN.

Fostered By: James

Location:  Knoxville, TN

Small Dog Tolerant:   N/A

Cat Tolerant:  N/A

Status:  ADOPTED

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CHATTAHOOCHEE

This fellow  is Chattahoochee aka Hooch.   He is recently retired and just turned 2 years old in June 2022.  Hooch inhales his food so would benefit from a slow feeder. 


He has recently had his vet requirements completed and is in foster care learning all about

retirement.  Hooch has not met a cat nor a small dog.    He is a happy boy.   


As we learn more about Hooch we will update his profile.  He is a very handsome boy.

Small Dog Tolerant: Unknown

Cat Tolerant:    Unknown

People Tolerant:  Yes

Location:  Knoxville, TN

Fostered by:  Brenda & Patrick

Status:  Available

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HC CRAZY RAY

Ray is a small boy and raced at 68 pounds.  He will be 4 years old on July 1st.  

Ray is a very happy friendly boy that loves everyone.  He is working on manners as he get excited and will jump up on you.  As he learns more about retirement and house manners we will update his profile.  

Ray has completed all his medical requirements and will continue to be

introduced to the strange noises along with all the new stuff.

Small Dog Tolerant:  N/A

Cat Tolerant:  N/A

Fosters:  Nancy

Location:  Knoxville

Status:   Available

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CET SANTINO

Tino is a handsome happy boy that won't b 2 years old until December.

He is working on manners as he gets excited and will jump up on you. 

As he learns more about retirement and house manners we will update his profile.  

Tino has completed all his medical requirements and will continue to be

introduced to the strange noises along with all the new stuff.  

Small Dog Tolerant:  N/A

Cat Tolerant:  N/A

Fosters:  Kimberly & Ronnie

Location:  Tri Cities

Status:   ADOPTED

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ARKANS AK GAMBINO

 

Meet one of the newbees, this is Gambino.  He just turned 4 years old in August 2022.  He loves attention and loves to play.  

Bambino is learning all the ropes of retirement and is living in a home with another Greyhound.  

He is learning all about steps, TVs, hardwood floors, noises that are strange to him and house rules.  


He is learning it’s ok to lay on a dog bed, eat from a raised dish out of the crate and sleep beside the big person bed on his doggie bed.  Can you imagine what he is thinking about his new life?

Gambino will make a wonderful family companion.  


Gambino has recently had his vet requirements completed and is in foster care.   

He is adjusting to retirement and all the house rules.  He has not been tested

with cats at this time but, hopefully we can get him tested soon.  

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  N/A

Fosters:  Maggie

Location:  Knoxville

Status:   MEDICAL HOLD

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ARKANS TT JOKER

Joker was 2 years old on March 13, 2022.

While Joker is in foster care he will be adjusting to retirement and 

learning all the house rules.  He is also learning about the scary

things he is being introduced to.  For example, he was never been introduced

to steps, TVs, Ceiling fans, doggy beds, etc.  These things we take for granted. 

He is also being fostered with a young lady in a wheelchair and is doing excellent.

Joker is not cat tolerant and will need to be tested with small dogs.

Joker is the brother to

Arkans TT Batman and

Arkans TT Robin.

Fostered Christa

Located: Tri Cities

Small Dog Tolerant:   N/A

Cat Tolerant:  No

Status:  Adoption Pending

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TURBO KENDRA

Kendra is a beautiful young female that will be 2 years old in August.  

While Kendra is in foster care she will be adjusting to retirement and learning

all the house rules.  She is also learning about the scary things she is being

introduced to.  Kendra is having to learn to share.  She is learning what it is

like to live in a home.


Star has completed all of her vet/medical requirements. 

Fostered :  Dave

Location:  Knoxville

Small Dog Tolerant:   Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:  ADOPTED

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O YA WYLIE

Wylie is a handsome 3 year old male.    

While Wylie  is in foster care he will be adjusting to retirement and learning

all the house rules.  He is also learning about the scary things he is being

introduced to.  Wylie is having to learn to share.  He is learning what it is

like to live in a home with a family of his own .

Fostered by :  Dawn & Rob

Location:        Chattanooga

Small Dog Tolerant:   Yes

Cat Tolerant:  N/A

Status:  ADOPTED

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ARKANS MAXIMUS

Max just turned 4 years old in May.  He is the brother to Arkans Miles.


Max has recently retired and completed all of his required vetting.  He is in foster care

where he is learning about retirement, scary noises, strange objects and house manners.

Max tested cat tolerant and was fine with the small dog.

Fostered By: Janis & Mike

Location:  Knoxville

Small Dog Tolerant:   Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:   ADOPTED

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ARKANS JD ELMER

Elmer is 3 years old.  He is a handsome dark brindle boy that loves his friends and lounging outside.


Elmer has recently retired and completed all of his required vetting.  He is in foster care

where he is learning about retirement, scary noises, strange objects and house manners.

Elmer tested cat tolerant and was fine with the small dog.

Fostered By: Chelsea & Brian

Location:  Knoxville

Small Dog Tolerant:   Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:   ADOPTED

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SPACE PEANUT

Peanut was 2 years old in February.  He is a handsome boy the loves his friends and lounging outside.

Peanut has recently retired and completed all of his required vetting.  He is in foster care

where he is learning about retirements, scary noises, strange objects and house manners.

Peanut tested cat tolerant at the track and was fine with the small dog.

Fostered By: Jessica

Location:  Chattanooga

Small Dog Tolerant:   Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:   ADOPTED

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ARKANS GEELONG

GiGi was  2 years old in August  2021 .  What a beautiful young lady.


GiGi tested small dog and cat tolerant.  She is still shy and not sure of how she can be brave.  

She has made great progress but still needs a lot of understanding and patience. A fence yard will be required for GiGi.  She loves to run laps and takes her time about coming back in. 

Gee can be cautious, stubborn, and loveable on her own terms.  

GiGi will be a wonderful companion for the right people and love them always. 

She has done well with everyone she has met as long as they let her go to them.   

You can still see the fear in her eyes.  Another dog helps her confidence along with patience and understanding. 

Fostered By: Janis & Mike

Location: Knoxville

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:  ADOPTED

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ARKANS FAREWELL


Fara will be 2 years old in August.  She knew what she wanted as her career, a couch potato

& bed hog and knew from early childhood who she chose to be her mommy and daddy.

Fara is on the fast track to learning all about retirement, home life and manners

and that small critters are family not a snack.  She is doing well with all the new things.

Fostered By: Kim & Ronnnie

Located: Tri Cities

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:  Adoption Pending

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COMING SOON

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PBW FAMILY JULES


Hannah as she has been called during her race career is a beautiful shinny black female. 

Her birthday is November 4th and she will be 4 years old.

Hannah was just vetted today and entered foster care where she will learn all the rules of retirement.  She has met a small dog and doesn't pay any attention to him.

Hannah has discovered soft doggie beds but and that the yard is for potty although it has only been a couple hours since she arrived.  More information will be listed as we learn more about her and she continues to feel better.

Fostered By: Janis & Mike

Location:  Knoxville

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Not tested

Status:  ADOPTED

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ARKANS SL TYRANN

Tyrann is a very handsome 2 1/2 year old boy.  

While Tyrann is in foster care he will be adjusting to retirement

and learning all the house rules.   He is also learning about the scary

things he is being introduced to.

Tyrann has completed all his vet requirements

Fostered Lanny

Located: Chattanooga

Small Dog Tolerant:  N/A 

Cat Tolerant:  N/A

Status:  ADOPTED

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ROYAL CRAZY CHAZ

Charlie is a very handsome 3 1/2 year old boy.  

While Charlie is in foster care he will be adjusting to retirement

and learning all the house rules.   He is also learning about the scary

things he is being introduced to.

Charlie has completed all his vet requirements

Fostered Linda

Located: Chattanooga

Small Dog Tolerant:  N/A 

Cat Tolerant:  N/A

Status:  ADOPTED

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ARKUS ALABAMA

Bama is a beautiful red female.  She will be 4 years old on  August 13th.

While Bama is in foster care she will be adjusting to retirement

and learning all the house rules.   She is also learning about the scary

things she has never seen before.  Bama has not met a small dog or cat at this time.

Bama has completed all his vet requirements

Fostered Samantha & David

Located: Tri Cities

Small Dog Tolerant:  N/A 

Cat Tolerant:  N/A

Status:  ADOPTED

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COMING SOON 

As we are entrusted with retired racers and they are vetted and settled into foster care we will update our website.

Fostered:  

Location:    

Small Dog Tolerant:   

Cat Tolerant:    

Status:   

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HEART LIKE MINE

Ben is a handsome guy that will be 2 years old in April 2022. 

He is a small boy weighing 67 pounds.

He tested small dog tolerant but not cat tolerant.  As he adjusts to retirement, house manners, and living in a home we will update his profile.

As we learn more about Ben we will update his profile.

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  No

Foster:  Nancy

Location:  Knoxville

Status:  ADOPTED

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GLS OTTER

Meet Otter.  She will be 2 in March 2022.  Her foster dad says

she is just the sweetest and a fast learner.

She is small dog and cat tolerant.  She has had no issues in the house. 

As Otter learns about retirement we will update her profile.​  She was a

little hesitant of tile floors but is learning

Fostered by: Dave

Location:  Knoxville

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:  ADOPTED

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GLS SINATRA


Meet Sinatra, he was 3 years old in January.

He is a big boy at 83 pounds.  He tested small dog and cat tolerant.

He has recently come into foster care and as you see

is adjusting well to retirement.

Fosgered by: Ana & Finn

Location: Chattanooga

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:  ADOPTED

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OFF ROAD BOB

Meet Bob.  He was 2 years old in July.  He loves being with his people and is small dog and cat tolerant.

Bob has been working on all the scary things and house manners in foster care but is liking most of them.  

Foster:  William

Location:  Chattanooga

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:  ADOPTED

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VAC NAKASE

Nassie just recently came into foster care and has been working on her cat tolerance status.


Fostered BY:  Kim & Ronnie

Location:  Tri Cities

Status:  ADOPTED


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IMARK BRATWURST

Meet Bart, he was 3 years old in May.  He weighs 78 pounds and is small dog and cat tolerant.

More to come once he has settled into foster care.


Fosgered: Darla

Location: Chattanooga

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  Yes

Status:  ADOPTED

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ARTEX BOUJEE

Boujee is a beautiful young lady that won't be 2 years old until February 2022.

She is small dog tolerant.  Boujee is a friendly, very active young lady.  She is learning about retirement but putting a new twist on it. A fence may be a requirement.  Once she has settled we will know more.

Fostered by:  James

Location:  Knoxville

Small Dog Tolerant:  Yes

Cat Tolerant:  TBD

Status:  ADOPTED

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COMING SOON

Additional retirees on the way.

Fostered by: 

Small Dog Tolerant:  

Cat Tolerant:  

Status:  

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COMING SOON

Additional retirees on the way.

Fostered by: 

Small Dog Tolerant:  

Cat Tolerant:  

Status:  

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Meet the fosters

Chattanooga M&G at Petsmart in Chattanooga at 11:00 until 12:30.  Date to be determined.

Knoxville M&G at PetSmart on Morrell Road from 12:00 - 2:00 February 12, 2022.

Small Dog Tolerant:  

Cat Tolerant:  

Status:  

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