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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

Longwood’s greyhound track sells; future development could remake city

Over the years, Friends of Greyhounds picked up a number of dogs who raced at the Orlando track and were housed in the Longwood/Sanford kennel [...]

Hero for a Hero

A firefighter struggling with PTSD finds hope through a retired racing greyhound. See how she’s used their special bond to help other firefighters also struggling [...]

Michelle’s Happy Tales Report
5/26/19 Mostly Happy Tales From Inside And Around The FoG Kennel.

Mandy Needs a New Home – We told you we would be around for a while to help our dogs and our adopters in any [...]

Starsky is 14 Years Old!

Liver cake with peanut butter icing for pups, Publix cake for people.

Special needs greyhounds at Greyhound Pets of America Greater Orlando

Special bonded pair of 4 1/2 year old retired racing greyhounds need a good home. One is blind and the other is his companion and [...]

Michelle’s Happy Tales Report
4/23/19 Mostly Happy Tales From Inside And Around The FoG Kennel.

It’s Alive!! The original Friends of Greyhounds computer has gone to the Rainbow Bridge. After a whole lot of grief, whining, complaining and a few [...]

Photos From the Greyhound Gathering

“Oh, I Meant to Tell You” featuring Big John McLaughlin

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — Short movie by the late Harry Lupu about meeting people on the beach while walking his adopted greyhound.

Greyhound Gathering at the Hound House

Saturday & Sunday, March 16 & 17, 11-3 both days!Bring the dogs to hound around with one another. You know they miss it!Where: FoG House [...]


The FoG Kennel has moved to Sunrise.

Since greyhound racing is done in South Florida, FoG does not have
any dogs from the track so we no longer hold ‘open house’ for adoptions.
We may occasionally receive dogs that are returned from adopters and
we will certainly make them available to be re-adopted as soon as possible.