Greyhounds are affectionate and intelligent dogs.

Each year many retire from racing and need our help to start a new life as a pet, through the rehoming Trust, Greyhounds as Pets.

Greyhounds usually make this transition with ease and become devoted companions. As our 2000 plus owners agree- a greyhound makes a very special addition to the family.


Greyhounds as Pets (GAP) operates through three kennel bases, at Hampton Downs, Levin and Amberley.

Our greyhounds are carefully assessed and then matched with their new owners- we act a bit like a dating agency. Every greyhound visits our vet for a health check, neutering and microchipping, and we ensure that their vaccinations and council registrations are up to date.

 Greyhounds as Pets is a registered charity established to find pet homes for greyhounds which are no longer able to race. 




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Adoption Package

When you adopt a Greyhound through GAP you receive much more than a dog.

Our adoption packages include:

* Full support and advise before and after adoption

* The GAP guide to adopting an ex-racing greyhound

* Temperment assessment to ensure your dog is suitable for your circumstances

* De- Sexing, microchipping and vaccinations

* Council registration

* Plus a free annual subscription to Fast Friends

Greyhounds As Pets is a registered charity- Our registration number is CC22080



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