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COVID-19 Notice

Due to the current situation, we are suspending out of state adoptions for the time being.
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 06/08/21

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Sammy

Sammy recently joined WAG and is recovering nicely from a broken leg.

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Avery

Avery is a sweet, 8.5 year old brood mama. Avery is a super sweet girl and loves having humans all to herself– we hear she even gives lots of hugs and kisses!

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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June Hound Walk

Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 11 AM EDT

350 Collinsville Rd, Unionville, CT 06085

Join us for our monthly hound walk as walk along the gorgeous Farmington River! We will be be walking the Unionville portion of the Farmington River Trail! This is a paved portion with lots of shade!

We will meet in the parking lot on Collinsville Road at 11, and will begin our walk shortly after!

The CDC has eased the mask guidelines, so if you are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, you are no longer required to wear a mask. We ask, on the honor system, that you continue to wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated yet. Thank you!

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Shoe Drive Fundraiser

WAG has partnered with Angel Bins for a fundraiser!

From now until the Annual Gathering in September, we are collecting new and gently-worn athletic shoes of all sizes (this can include: running shoes, basketball shoes, non-metal cleats, cross- trainers, canvas shoes, gym shoes).

Please consider going through your closet and donating any athletic shoes you no longer wear or need! You can bring these shoes to any of our upcoming walks or events!

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2021 WAG Annual Gathering

Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 11 AM – 3 PM

995 Meriden Waterbury Tpke Southington, CT 06479

Save the date for our biggest event of the year! Join us for a day filled with our favorite contests, vendors, raffles, and, of course, greyhounds!

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CT Great Global Greyhound Walk 2021

Sunday, September 19 10:00am – 2:00pm EDT

Rockwell Park – Jacob Street & Dutton Ave, Bristol, CT 06010

The Great Global Greyhound Walk is an annual dog-walking event that brings together greyhounds, lurchers, other sighthounds and their owners to raise awareness of the breeds and show the public just what wonderful pets they make.

Become a part of the Great Global Greyhound Walk family, join in the fun and help us beat previous years totals whilst promoting greyhounds and all their sighthound cousins.

This is the Connecticut Branch of the GGGW, organized by We Adopt Greyhounds (WAG)! Join us for a walk through Rockwell Park in Bristol, followed by a picnic and activities for the hounds!

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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.

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Greyhound Calendar Contest
The contest has ended!

We had an amazing turn out for the calendar contest this year!
Thank you all for your support!
See you next year!

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November Hound Walk

Sunday Nov 24, 12 Noon

Farmington Canal Heritage Trail 67 Mill St. Southington, CT 06489

The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail is an excellent, paved trail. We will be meeting in the parking lot for the Southington Dog Park. Warm clothing encouraged, and don’t forget to bring their basket muzzle if you plan on using the dog park!

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