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COVID-19 Notice

We are starting to accept out of state adoption applications, but it may take a bit longer than normal to coordinate the process.
Thank you for your understanding.

Featured Hounds

We have plenty of hounds looking for their happy homes. Please feel free to check them out! At this moment, we can ONLY accept applications from Connecticut residents. We will provide an update when this changes.

Updated 11/13/21

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Gus

Racing is not one of Gus’ strengths, so he has retired early! Gus is brother to WAG hounds Bo (fka Gazoo), Gunther, and Gia.

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Wren

Wren is a brindle girl who will be joining us soon.

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Greyhound Calendar 2022

All fundraising proceeds will go to support WAG’s mission of helping retired racing greyhounds find their forever homes!
Thanks for checking us out, and for your continued support.
If you have any questions on the contest or WAG’s mission, please email us at rori@weadoptgreyhounds.org or find us on Facebook!

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Upcoming Events

We have plenty of opportunities coming up for you to meet our adoptable dogs! Come out and say hello! We’d love to help answer any questions you may have and spread the word about what makes these dogs so greyt! Feel free to check out our Events calendar as well!

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November Hound Walk

Sunday, November 28th 2021 at 11 am

Riverfront Park 252 Welles St, Glastonbury, CT 06033

Join us for our monthly hound walk at Riverfront Park in Glastonbury! There are nice, easy walking trails in this area, plus beautiful views of the Connecticut River! Make sure to bundle those hounds up, and we can’t wait to see everyone!

There will also be a Christmas Photo fundraiser after the walk!

We will meet in the parking area near the Glastonbury Boat House!

Please be respectful and follow CDC guidelines regarding masks and social distancing at the time of our walk!

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Christmas Photo Fundraiser

Sunday, November 28th 2021 at 1 pm

Riverfront Park 252 Welles St, Glastonbury, CT 06033

Join WAG after our monthly walk for a Christmas photo fundraiser!

Bring your hounds for a festive Christmas photo, perfect for Christmas cards! We hear Santa may even make an appearance!

For a $20 donation to WAG, you will receive a professional quality photo. Photos will be delivered electronically, so please be prepared to share an email address where the photo can be delivered. You can have just your dog(s) in the photo, or use this opportunity for a festive family portrait! Additional photos can be taken for an extra $5 each.

Thank you to Ro Murphy for volunteering to be our photographer again!

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Ben & Jerry’s Benefit Night for WAG

Tuesday, December 14th 2021 4-9 pm

Ben & Jerry’s 41 Hebron Avenue, Glastonbury, CT 06033

Join us for a benefit night at Ben & Jerry’s in Glastonbury!

We will have volunteers on deck to answer all the greyhound questions you have while enjoying some sweet treats from Ben & Jerry’s!

Ben & Jerry’s Glastonbury will donate a portion of the sales during the event to WAG in support of our mission of finding retired racing greyhounds and other breeds of sighthounds their forever homes!

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Auction for Mo’s Goofy

Aug 30th – Sep 13th ending at 9am

Facebook Auction: Visit our special Facebook Page to participate!

Goofy retired early at 4 years old due to a broken leg. WAG has fixed his leg and he is preparing to come up to CT soon!! Due to Coronavirus, we have not been able to fundraise as normal, so to offset the cost of fixing Goofy’s leg, we are holding a Facebook auction!

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2021 WAG Calendar Recap

We had so many greyt entries this year, including the gorgeous Veronica coming in first place with an incredible 250 votes! We were able to include all entries submitted, with the top 13 vote-getters being the main feature of each month.

You can view all of our wonderful entries here

Thank you all for your support! We have sold out of Calendars for the year.

GET INVOLVED

WAG is always welcoming more helping hands! Whether it be donating food for the pups, helping new pups transition to home life in their foster homes, or parading dogs around at adoption events, every effort is much appreciated! Find out more about how you can get involved below!


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Donate

Want to know how you can help out these pups? Learn how you can give back to the dogs at our Donate page.

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Become a Member

By becoming a member, your contribution helps keep WAG going!

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Foster Info

Our adoptable dogs are placed in foster homes to help them become adjusted to life off the track. If you’d like to learn more about how to become a potential foster home and what that entails, click above.

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Volunteer

WAG holds multiple events throughout the year and needs all the manpower we can get! Find out how you can be a part of our events at our Volunteer page.

FUNDRAISERS

We are always in need of a variety of items to help care for our foster dogs! Whether it be physical items such as toys, leashes, collars, food, or monetary donations, every item goes to helping these dogs to have the most comfortable transition as possible. To read about all the different ways you could help, please visit our How to Donate page.

How to Donate


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Amazon Smile

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. Every item available for purchase on www.amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile at the same price. It’s super easy to set up! For more information on how to have it donate it WAG, please visit our How to Donate page.

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Dog Beds

We are always in need of dog beds for our foster dogs. If you would like to donate a dog bed, please check out Kuranda’s Dog Beds!

Kuranda’s Dog Beds

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Food Donation

We feed our fosters Purina Pro Plan Savor Dry Food from Tractor Supply. If you would like to donate food, you can order it using the link below:

Food Donation

SUPPORTERS

We work with many great organizations that take the time to help spread the word about WAG and greyhound adoption. These organizations are featured below.


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WAG’s operating budget is made possible by support provided by the Draper Foundation Fund; a fund of the Community Foundation of Northwest Connecticut