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Welcome to Friends of Greyhounds

Welcome and thank you for visiting our site. Based in South Florida, Friends of Greyhounds is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation whose mission is to provide retired racing greyhounds with a caring environment and loving homes and to educate the public about these noble, loyal dogs. We are a final ray of hope for greyhounds that have no place to go after they retire from racing.

We’ve placed retired greyhounds in great homes in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, Pompano, Coral Gables, Hollywood, Boca Raton, Delray Beach and everywhere in between and we’re very proud of the work we do. Remember you don’t have to own a greyhound to volunteer. Come for a visit and get to know us.

If you would like to volunteer or have something you’d like to donate, please contact us

Latest News

Michelle’s Happy Tales Report
1/8/19 Mostly Happy Tales From Inside And Around The FoG Kennel.

LAST OF THE MACAU GREYHOUNDS Victory King and Speedy have come a long way to find a home here in South Florida. They were both [...]

Michelle’s Happy Tales Report
1/2/19 Mostly Happy Tales From Inside And Around The FoG Kennel.

Happy New Year to our whole extended FoG family! First of all, congratulations to Shawn Campana who adopted Zhujiang Winds (we called her Pearl) on [...]


Well we have one holiday behind us and the New Year celebrations ahead. Then perhaps we can consider getting back to normal or something similar [...]

Greyhounds from China

Today was the official showing of the Greyhounds from China. The Chinese government closed the Macau Track. One stipulation of the closure was allowing the [...]

Michelle’s Happy Tales Report
12/4/18 Mostly Happy Tales From Inside And Around The FoG Kennel.

We know who is coming!! On Wednesday afternoon, December 12th, we are scheduled to pick up five greyhounds at the Lufthansa Cargo offices in Miami. [...]

Michelle’s Happy Tales Report
11/27/18 Mostly Happy Tales From Inside And Around The FoG Kennel.

EVERYTHING I KNOW ABOUT THE TRACK CLOSINGS One week since the last Happy Tales Report and we have some changes to report. On the local [...]

Greyhound Floor Decor

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Michelle’s Happy Tales Report
11/13/18 Mostly Happy Tales From Inside And Around The FoG Kennel.

Updates – Confusion, Rumors, Errors & Greyhounds! Oh, My! Friends of Greyhounds is still here and will be until all the dogs are settled. After [...]

Dog Racing in Florida is Coming to an End!

I’m sure everyone has heard the good news that greyhound racing will soon be finished in the state of Florida. All tracks will be closed [...]

Voting Day

To all of our friends of Friends – I hope everyone voted “yes” on Amendment 13 and we all hope it is enough. The amendment [...]
The FoG Kennel has moved to Sunrise.

FoG is no longer holding open house in Hialeah,
but the dogs still need help and we are still here for them.
Read about our available dogs and donate to get them into homes.