Available Hounds

These are the retired racing greyhounds available for adoption through Greyhound Crossroads in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. New greyhounds arrive about every two weeks. If you don't see what you are looking for please fill out an adoption application and we can often find what you need. Satellite foster areas include Greenville SC, Charlotte NC, Columbia SC, Greenwood SC, Augusta GA, Anderson SC, Charleston SC, and Myrtle Beach SC

Most greyhounds can live with cats and small dogs with careful introductions and supervision. Please note that the results of the cat and small dog testing listed by each hound below may be the result of only one encounter with only one small dog or cat. Even cat and small dog tolerant greyhounds, must be introduced to new animals very carefully and supervised at first. Greyhounds do not usually encounter small dogs or cats in racing kennels and your animals may look very different and get a different reaction from the what they were tested with. Please see our Cats and Greyhounds page for tips on how to safely introduce cats and small dogs to greyhounds.

Most greyhounds are great with well behaved kids. Although most of our foster homes do not have kids, we introduce our greyhounds to children and watch the dog to see if they have the temperament for living with kids. Unless noted, the dogs may not have experience living with kids or prolonged contact with children. Please see our Kids and Greyhounds page for tips on managing kids and greyhounds together.

DKC Bob
Racing Name:
DKC Bob
Pet/Kennel Name:
Bob/Darby
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
White Male with Red Spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Doby, Salisbury NC
Adoption Status: Available for Adoption

Bob initially came in from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He is nearly all white except for a red spot over one eye that looks a bit like an eyebrow. He is a very cute 69lb boy that raced only 30 races. He started out racing at Tri State in WV but didn't do well there so was moved to the Orlando Track. He only won 2 races so was retired. Bob will turn 4 on September 18th. His sire is Handball Victory and his dam is Snap A Heel. Bob is a happy boy that can be just bit timid in new situations at first. He passed his cat and small dog tests and lived with several cats in his previous home. Bob has been in an adoptive home since June of 2016 and has been called Darby since then so he should know both names. He was returned because he has shown some possessiveness over his space and toys. Otherwise he is a great guy with good house manners and is home acclimated. Because he is possessive with toys and his space Darby needs a home with no children and needs a confident, dog experience owner. Bob gets along great with all the dogs in his foster home so would be perfect in a home with other dogs, he doesn't seem like a dominant dog with other dogs and quickly fits into a pack with no problem. His foster dad has seen no sign of any of his previous behavior. 

His Pedigree

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Added: May 4, 2016

 

Yo Spicy Entree
Racing Name:
Yo Spicy Entree
Pet/Kennel Name:
Trey
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Kaage in Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Available for Adoption

Trey originally came in from the Goodman Kennel at the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He is a small 68lb brindle male that will turn 5 on August 26th. He also raced briefly at Derby Lane early in his career. He was a top level racer in Orlando competing and winning at the top A level against the best dogs at that track. Trey's trainers were very attached to him and planned to keep him as a personal pet after he retired. They rescued a small dog from a bad situation, so weren't able to keep another dog when Trey finally retired though.  When he first arrived at their race track kennel he was very shy and overwhelmed. They worked him through that and helped him build his confidence in the year and a half he raced with them. His trainers said he was the absolute sweetest boy once he warmed up. He was really upset when the hauler came to take him out of the kennel to bring him to us and he had a moment of panic. He was better by the time he reached us and didn't tuck his tail or really seem shy at all. He seemed to be adjusting to home life remarkably well in foster care and didn't seem like a really shy dog at all. He was in an adoptive home since November, but progressively got more and more fearful with the family and even developed a fear of the yard. Trey spent a lot of his time in the bedroom away from everyone so eventually they decided that he would do better with another family. Trey is not shy with other dogs large and small and has lived with both. We would prefer not to put him in a home with children since they can be loud and scary. We think he probably needs a quiet home that will let him initiate contact when he is ready. Trey's sire is Odd Ulysses and his dam is Topaz Sallyhally. 

His Pedigree

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Added: November 21, 2016

 

Tacklebox Tommy
Racing Name:
Tacklebox Tommy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Tommy
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Black and White Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Available For Adoption

Tommy is a gorgeous, black and white boy that raced at 74lbs. He just came in from the Orange Park Race Track in Jacksonville FL. He also raced at Mardi Gras in FL and at Dubuque and Bluffs Run in IA.  Tommy raced mostly at the mid levels but did compete in a couple of high level stakes races early on. His last race was in January of 2016, so when we got him he had been waiting in a racing kennel for a year for a group to take him. He is a sweet, friendly, boy with an excellent personality and would have been adopted quickly if people had just had the chance to meet him. He walks nicely on leash and will potty on leash so doesn't need a fenced yard if his family is willing to leash walk him. He did not pass his cat test at the track, so needs a home with no kitties. He did great with a small white Italian Greyhound he met should be fine to live with small dogs. He was placed in a home in February but hasn't been comfortable with the small child in the home so was returned. Tommy is home acclimated and will bark to let you know when he needs to go outside. He is the rare greyhound that will bark to alert you that someone is at the door. Tommy turned 5 on March 19th. His sire is RA Blazer and his dam is Jenna Bear.  Tommy is a happy, friendly boy that is doing great in his foster home. 

His Pedigree

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Added: January 22, 2017

 

WW Fuselage
Racing Name:
WW Fuselage
Pet/Kennel Name:
Fuse
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Red Fawn Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Bouw Columbia SC
Adoption Status: In Process to the Tucker Family of Greer

Fuse came in from the Waverider Kennel at the Daytona Beach Race Track. She raced 80 races there, won 8 of those and placed in more. Fuse fell in her last race and didn't finish the race. An X-ray found a tiny bone chip in her left hock. The vet felt that it would heal quickly on its own. She is doing fine and doesn't even have a noticeable limp now. Fuse is a cute, tiny, red female that raced at 53lbs. She just turned 3 on May 9th. Her sire is WW's Dog Gone and her dam is WW Electric Eye. She passed her cat and small dog tests easily and has been living with small dogs that she likes very much. Fuse is used to being around children because her trainer has several kids that help in the kennel with the dogs ages 5 - 12. She is a sweet, calm girl that seems little unsure of her new surroundings at first and just wants to be near her family. Fuse has been in an adoptive home since March but they are making the difficult decision to re-home her due to their busy work schedule and traveling required for work. They feel that Fuse would do better with a family that had more time to spend with her and other medium to large sized dogs that she can play with. She tries hard to get their small dogs to play with her but they just aren't interested. Fuse is a tiny, sweet girl that is very cat, small dog and kid tolerant, we know she will be snapped up fast.

Her Pedigree

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Added: February 7, 2017

 

Barts Ayden
Racing Name:
Barts Ayden
Pet/Kennel Name:
Ayden
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
White Male with Black Spots
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Older Children Only
Fostered by (location):
Cole, Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Available For Adoption

Ayden came in from the Sanford Orlando Race Track. He raced a 150 races there and at Orange Park, Naples-FT. Myers and Sarasota. He is turning 4 on June 9th and weighs 69lbs so is a smaller male. His sire is Jimbo Scotty and his dam is Barts Autumn Sky. He is a cute guy with ears that stand straight up a lot of the time. He is a calm, well behaved guy that is friendly. He is already home acclimated and has been in an adoptive home for a month and a half. He initially enjoyed being around their toddlers, but the longer he was around them, the less he liked them. Ayden is looking for another home with no small kids.

His Pedigree

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Added: June 4, 2017

 

Road Runner Bird
Racing Name:
Road Runner Bird
Pet/Kennel Name:
Road Runner
Age:
1.5
Color/Gender:
Red Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Crago, Inman SC
Adoption Status: In Process to the Brucker Family of Martinez GA

Road Runner just arrived from the Sanford Orlando Race track. He is an XL red male that never actually had an official race. He just didn't do well enough in schooling. He weighs 88lbs and is a big, happy, bouncy guy that has a wonderful, outgoing personality. He still has his fuzzy puppy coat and has a very cute, puppyish face. Road Runner won't even turn 2 until October 1st. Road Runner's sire is Dynamics's Nalin and his dam is Time Release and yes he does have a brother named Wile E Coyote. This cute guy passed his cat and small dog test easily. When the cat ran he did show some interest, but wouldn't actually get near the cat even then. He appeared to already understand that cats had claws. He is living with small Italian Greyhounds in his foster home and loves them. He tries to get them to play with him. He liked the toddler and baby he met and seems to like everyone. He is a very joyful guy and everything makes him happy. He would be an excellent meet and greet dog for someone that wanted to promote greyhound adoption. He loves other dogs and tries to get everyone he meets to play with him by offering a play bow. Road Runner is definitely going to be a fun guy for a lucky family. He will need some work on leash walking because he tends to bounce sometimes and is very curious about everything. He travels very well. Even though he is very young he is pretty calm and well behaved. His foster home loves having him as a guest because of his happy, silly personality.

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Added: June 29, 2017

 

Atascocita Kern
Racing Name:
Atascocita Kern
Pet/Kennel Name:
Kern
Age:
4.5
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Doby in Salisbury, NC
Adoption Status: On Vet Hold For Broken Leg

Kern just arrived from a dog farm in Florida. She actually retired from racing in July of 2016 after a successful career of 151 races. She raced at Palm Beach, Flagler, Mardi Gras, and Naples Ft Myers. She did get up to the top A level for part of her career. After she retired she went back to the farm to wait on an adoption group to take her and has been there for a year. She got her front leg stuck under a fence recently and suffered a terrible break, photos of her X-ray are in her other photos. Pro Greyhound is an organization funded by your donations that takes in greyhounds with injuries, gets them the surgeries they need and rehabs them. Pro Greyhound took her in, had one of their vets in Florida reconstruct Kern's leg and then drove from NC to Florida to get her after surgery. Her surgery cost $2000. If you would like to make a donation to help pay for her surgery and rehab please go to Pro Greyhound's Page.She is in NC now for her long recovery and probably won't be released for adoption until the end of August. Kern's sire is the very famous Kiowa Sweet Trey and her dam is Atascocita Bonny. Kern raced at 57lbs and will turn 5 on August 17th. More as we get to know her. 

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Added: June 30, 2017

 

Super C Princess
Racing Name:
Super C Princess
Pet/Kennel Name:
Princess
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
No
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Augusta GA
Adoption Status: Available For Adoption

Princess just arrived from a kennel closing at the Orlando Race Track. She also raced at Orange Park in Jacksonville FL. Princess raced 29 races and only won two of those, so retired pretty quickly. She is a 60lb brindle female that will turn 3 on December 10th. Her sire is Dragon Fire and her dam is Super C Ashley. Princess seems like a happy friendly girl that loves everyone she meets. She is too interested in cats and small dogs that look like squirrels or bunnies to be able to live with them but she gets along well with medium and larger sized dogs. Princess is very friendly with kids when she meets them, but does growl sometimes over her space when laying down or sleeping. We think she would do better in a home with no kids that would trip over her or bother her when she is laying down. She would be an excellent girl for an adult only family. She is waggy and happy and will try to lay on your lap to get attention. A very sweet girl that loves people and attention. She is fully vetted and ready to go home.

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Added: June 30, 2017

 

Aark Christy
Racing Name:
Aark Christy
Pet/Kennel Name:
Christy
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Erskine, Simpsonville SC
Adoption Status: Available For Adoption

Christy just arrived from the Birmingham Race Track. She raced 50 races there but it took her 18 before she ever won one race. She eventually won one more race but mainly just placed. She just turned 3 on July 7th. Her sire is the famous Djays Octane and her dam is WWW Mia Hamm.  Christy did not pass her cat test. She was very interested at first but did eventually decide to leave the cat alone after he smacked her a few times. We know most cats aren't as confident around big dogs as ours so we think that she would do best in a home with no cats. She did fine with the small white dog she met though and showed no interest in him at all other than a casual sniff or two. Christy is active for a greyhound, her tail wags all the time, she is very happy and very outgoing. She loves everyone she meets and seem comfortable in every situation. She jumped in the van and laid down. Nothing seems to phase her. Christy seems like she would be an excellent meet and greet dog since she is so social. She has the energy and confidence to enjoy dog sports like agility, rally or lure coursing. Christy does need some work on leash because she is so eager to check out everything and bounces around happily. This girl has a lot of personality and is going to be so much fun. We had problems getting pictures of her because she just couldn't stand still and wanted to go see everything. 

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Added: July 9, 2017

 

MRL Overpaid
Racing Name:
MRL Overpaid
Pet/Kennel Name:
Overpaid
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster placement
Adoption Status: Available For Adoption

Overpaid just arrived from the Orlando race track. She is a small brindle female that raced at 58lbs. She also raced at Orange Park and raced a total of 55 races. Overpaid got up to the top A level briefly but had an ankle sprain on Feb 2nd that ended her race career. Her ankle has completely healed up now with no limp or any sign it ever happened. Overpaid turned 3 on July 9th. She is a cute friendly girl with big eyes and ears that go straight up when she is curious about something. She is pretty curious about everything and very waggy. She is a grinner too. Overpaid initially showed some interest in the cat but after it slapped her once she wouldn't get near it again. She did slick floors without seeming to even notice them. She jumped right into the van and did steps without a problem. She seemed to really like a toddler she met. Her sire is Rysta and her dam is Most Aggressive. She did complain some the first night in her foster home so may not be quiet enough for apartment living, she does do pretty well on leash though.

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Added: July 18, 2017

 

PJ Flashback
Racing Name:
PJ Flashback
Pet/Kennel Name:
Flash
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
White Male with Black Spots
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Available For Adoption

Flash is a handsome white male with black spots, that just came in from the Orlando Race Track. He is pretty tall for 76lbs and just gorgeous! Flash was an amazing racer that raced 156 races. He started out racing in Dubuque and raced at the top A level there and competed in special Stakes races there reserved for the best racers at that track. He was so successful there that he was moved to the top track in the country, Southland in Arkansas. He raced well there at the top levels and competed in Stakes races there too. He finished up his career at Derby Lane and Sanford Orlando tracks in Florida. Flash is a true track star!  His sire is the famous Djays Octane and his dam is Pacific Flash. His trainer said he is a very calm boy that is well behaved in the kennel and keeps his crate clean. Flash turned 4 on January 16th. He passed his cat and small dog test with no interest in either of them so should be fine to live in a home with either. He seemed calmly friendly to a toddler he met. He is very quiet in his crate and very good on leash so may be a good choice for apartment living. He is friendly and very calm like we were told. He didn't seem to be phased by shiny floors. He is a very sweet guy. 

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Added: July 19, 2017

 

Keeper London
Racing Name:
Keeper London
Pet/Kennel Name:
London
Age:
Almost 2
Color/Gender:
Blue Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Johnson (Greenville, SC)
Adoption Status: Pending Adoption

London just arrived from the Orlando Race Track. He came in specifically for one of our adopters so is not available at this time. He is a blue brindle male that raced at just 66lbs but is pretty tall and narrow for that weight. He only raced 14 races and won 2 of those. We just placed two of his littermates Oxford and Liverpool too. His sire is HL's Tod N Tyler and his dam is Keeper Spode. London is young and won't turn 2 until August 10th. He passed his cat and small dog tests easily with no interest in either of them. He seemed to like a toddler he met. He is good on leash and wants to lean against you when standing and even when walking some. He has been quiet in his crate so far. He walked across shiny floors and up and down stairs with no problems at all the first time he tried. London is a calmly friendly guy that seems very well behaved for such a young guy. 

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Added: July 19, 2017

 

RTR Domino Jo
Racing Name:
RTR Domino Jo
Pet/Kennel Name:
Domino
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
White and Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Arriving Soon

Domino is arriving soon from the Birmingham Adoption Kennel. She didn't actually race in Birmingham and was transported there from the Palm Beach Race Track. She only ran 4 races and came in last in all of them. In her last race, a dog ran into her and she hit the rail and finished so far back that she wasn't even in the video. That was in February and she has been waiting on an adoption group to take her since then. Her sire is the very famous Kiowa Mon Manny and her dam is RTR Sugar Shack. Domino turned 2 on April 13th. More as we get to know her.

Added: July 19, 2017

 

KL's Manning
Racing Name:
KL's Manning
Pet/Kennel Name:
Manning
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
White Male With Brindle Spots
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Arriving Soon

Manning is just arriving from the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Kennel. He didn't actually ever race there though. He raced 35 races at Southland in Arkansas and at Flagler, Naples Ft. Myers and Palm Beach tracks in Florida. He only ever was able to win one race so was retired young. He is a big guy that raced at 83lbs. His sire is the very famous Kiowa Mon Manny and his dam is KL's Muriel. He won't turn 3 until November 20th. More as we get to know him.

Added: July 19, 2017

 

CTW Lady Wynette
Racing Name:
CTW Lady Wynette
Pet/Kennel Name:
Lady
Age:
3
Color/Gender:
White with Red Spots Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Arriving Soon

Lady is a white female with red spots that is coming in from the Birmingham Race Track where she raced most of her 85 races. She did also race at Wheeling in WV briefly. She was a fast dog that quickly got up to A level at first but seemed to go up and down in racing levels a lot and then graded off. Lady turned 3 on Feb 7th and she raced at 64lbs. Her sire is CTW Ford Delux and her dam is CTW Powder Base. More as we get to know her. 

Added: July 19, 2017

 

Stockie
Racing Name:
Stockie
Pet/Kennel Name:
Stockie
Age:
Almost 3
Color/Gender:
Red Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Arriving Soon

Stockie is coming in from the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Kennel. She didn't actually race there though and was moved there from the Daytona Beach Race Track. Before that she raced for D. Q. Williams Kennel at Orange Park race track in Jacksonville FL. She never won a race, although she did place 2nd a couple of times, so she was retired after 26 races. She raced at 63lbs so isn't actually "stocky" her entire litter was named big names like Chubby, Godzilla, and Sumo. Stockie's sire is Who Says I Can't and her dam is Imageofanangel. She turns 3 on August 17th. Stockie is very friendly and the kennel staff reports that she is a grinner when she is happy. More as we get to know her.

Added: July 19, 2017

 

CTW Lakoda Rayne
Racing Name:
CTW Lakoda Rayne
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rayne
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Testing
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Arriving Soon

Rayne is a small brindle female that raced at 57lbs. She is coming in from the Birmingham Race Course Adoption Kennel. She was a good racer, consistently competitive at the top A level. She raced 135 races and also raced for a short time at Wheeling and Southland tracks. Rayne's sire is CTW Silverstreak and her dam is CTW Unreal. She just turned 3 on May 18th. She is described as having a mellow personality. More as we get to know her.

Added: July 19, 2017

 

PG Cerro Gordo
Racing Name:
PG Cerro Gordo
Pet/Kennel Name:
Gordo
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Looking for Foster Placement
Adoption Status: Arriving Soon

Gordo is a small black male that weighs 66lbs. He is coming in from the Birmingham Race Course. He never had one official race and has been waiting to be adopted for awhile now. His sire is KC and All and his dam is Tiger Will Win. He is two years old and won't turn 3 until October 19th. He is described as having a very laid back personality. He passed his cat and small dog tests at the race track so should be fine to live with either. More as we get to know him.

Added: July 19, 2017

 


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