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Welcome to Friends of Greyhounds

The FoG Kennel in Hialeah is CLOSED.

FoG is no longer holding open house in Hialeah. We have lost use of that kennel in a cost cutting
measure on the part of the tracks. But the dogs still need help and we are still here for them.
 
Read about our available dogs and our fundraising effort to get a new kennel of our own
that no one can take away from these dogs. We are working to have a place where you can come
visit us any day and not just on weekends. . .learn more . . .
 

Raising our Downpayment. . . $130,000

19.91 %

Welcome and thank you for visiting our site. Based in South Florida, Friends of Greyhounds is a non-profit (501c3) 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.


Meet Our Dogs

Learn About Volunteering

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

Dog Days of Summer? FOG Days of Summer!!!

So is this what they call the Dog Days of Summer? Every day is a dog day around here! We are forging forward in our [...]

John’s Happy Tails Report
8/18/14 Mostly Happy Tales About The Future Kennel And Local Happenings Is What We’ve Been Reduced To.

Not only that but Michelle has covered the week’s items with her latest Dog Days of Summer Post, which turns out great for me because [...]

Boot Kamp Beast is Helping FoG!!!

Donation based Boot Kamp classes with 10% of the donations to be given to Friends of Greyhounds. Saturday, August 16, September 6 & September 20 [...]

 

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Dog Days of Summer? FOG Days of Summer!!!

So is this what they call the Dog Days of Summer? Every day is a dog day around here! We are forging forward in our [...]

Purchase Your Shopping Passes Here for Macy’s Shop for a Cause – Saturday, August 23rd

Since 2006, Macy’s Shop For A Cause Event has partnered with non-profit organizations nationwide to raise more than $48 million for their ongoing charitable efforts. [...]

Happy Hour at YOLO Restaurant

Happy Hour at the YOLO Restaurant 333 E. Las Olas Blve, Ft. Lauderdale. Tuesday, September 9, 6-8 PM $10-20 suggested donation. First drink free + [...]

Animal Adoption Fair

Sunday, August 24, 10 AM – 6 PM. Free admission! At the War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE 8th Ave, Fort Lauderdale.

John’s Happy Tails Report
8/11/14 Mostly Happy Tales About The Future Kennel, Current Dogs Available For Adoption, And The Detroit Tigers Pitching Woes If We Get That Desperate.

As of this moment we have seven greyhounds available for adoption. The dogs available are three senior citizens, of which two have lost their homes [...]