Pending Hounds

IMPORTANT! As of January 1st 2018 our requested minimum contribution for a dog went up to $325 due to increasing vet fees!
 
A list of all the greyhounds pending adoption through Greyhound Crossroads. Although some of these dogs have been on here a long time, they are not available for adoption. In most cases the dogs are safely in their adoptive homes and their owners have not yet made a contribution towards their adoption and/or completed the paperwork to make it official.
 
DB's Blast
Racing Name:
DB's Blast
Pet/Kennel Name:
Blast
Age:
7
Color/Gender:
Light Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Wolman, Aiken SC
Adoption Status: Pending to Wolman Family of Aiken SC

Blast arrived with her sister Gardenia from the same farm. Blast was a big star at the track and was the 2013 Wheeling WVGOBA Juvenile Champion and also was a 2014 Wheeling WVGOBA Sprint Stake finalist. Wheeling is one of the top tracks in the country and she was one of the top racers there. Blast raced 97 races and always at the top AA level. She won a lot of the top level races even winning 5 in a row. She was retired from the top level in April of 2015 and went back to the farm to be a mom. She had a total of 20 pups that have been registered so far. 5 in July of 2015, 8 in March of 2016 and 7 in October of 2016. There may be a younger litter that hasn't been registered yet. Blast has retired now from mom duties and is ready for a couch of her own. Blast is a cute little light brindle girl that will turn 8 on December 13th. She raced at 64lbs. Blast's Sire is BD"s Grayson and her dam is AMF Bone Bruise. Blast passed her cat test with just some initial sniffing then lost interest. She has done well with the small dog in her foster home too and was friendly with the children she met. She is very outgoing with everyone. She seems like she is pretty calm but still has a fun playful silly side too. She carries her head and her tail high and just has a quiet confidence about her that so many mama dogs have. She has been encouraged to give hugs at the farm and sit because she does both. She wants nothing more than to put paws up on your chest for a hug and will just stand there as if expecting you to dance with her. She is pretty gentle about it but may not be a good choice for someone that is unsteady on their feet. Blast is very good on leash.

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Added: August 10, 2018

 

WW Canelo
Racing Name:
WW Canelo
Pet/Kennel Name:
Canelo
Age:
3.5
Color/Gender:
Blue Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
Testing
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Johnson, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Owens Family of Simpsonville SC

Canelo is a stocky greyhound that is built like a body builder. He has huge muscles and weighs 80lbs but isn't a big and tall as you would expect an 80lb male to be. He is an unusual blue fawn color that is kind of a grayish peach color that is a rare color for greyhounds. Canelo just retired from Southland on July 2nd. He was fast to be at that track since it is the top track with toughest competition. He did race a few races at the top level there and did win some races. He has 99 races listed and a few of those were at Daytona Beach in Florida. Canelo turned 3 on Jan 30th. His sire is KC and All and his dam is WW's Hershey. He has not been cat tested yet but has been great with the small dog in his foster home. He is a friendly guy that just stares up at you and makes great eye contact. He loves people and is pretty calm. He is a very strong guy and we are working on his leash walking because he does tend to pull. Canelo seems like a really nice guy that is just gorgeous.

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Added: July 13, 2018

 

Blackjack Steve
Racing Name:
Blackjack Steve
Pet/Kennel Name:
Steve
Age:
2.5
Color/Gender:
White and Fawn Male
Cat Tolerance:
No
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Norman, Aiken SC
Adoption Status: Pending Adoption to the Norman Family of Aiken SC

Steve came in from a kennel at the Sarasota Race track. He only raced 20 races and only won one of those so he was retired young. Steve turned 2 on January 6th. He is an adorable little guy that raced at just 64lbs, which is really small for a boy. He has the cutest, unusual for a greyhound, roman nose!  His sire is TK Quick Strike and his dam is Oh Yeah Baby. Steve was too interested in chasing the cats to be able to live with kitties. He was great with a small white dog he met though. Since he has arrived Steve has been really friendly and happy but his trainer says that he is a sensitive guy that has just a bit of a timid side to him occasionally. He wanted to help drive at first, then settled down and went to sleep on the trip up and didn't seem shy or timid at all. Steve seems like he will be a playful, fun guy but only for short spurts. He loves to lay around most of the day and is calm for a young guy. He likes the kids in his foster home and is very well behaved. What a great guy and so cute!! Steve was adopted briefly by a trucker and was great with life on the road for for the first month or so. He seemed to be happiest when they stopped and he stayed home so he is looking for another home where he doesn't have to travel as much. He is a wonderful traveler, he just doesn't want to be on the road all the time.

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Added: April 21, 2018

 

Atascocita Diza
Racing Name:
Atascocita Diza
Pet/Kennel Name:
Diza
Age:
5
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Garrett, Lexington SC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Garrett Family of Lexington SC

Diza is a pretty black female that raced at 62lbs. She is just arriving from the Ward farm in Florida. Diza has been on the farm since she retired in March waiting on a group to take her. She retired from the Daytona Beach Race track and also raced at Naples Ft Myers and Palm Beach Tracks. She raced 161 races. Diza turned 5 on March 1st and raced 161 races. She is owned by Atascocita Racing which is how she got the beginning of her name - all their dogs have that same prefix. Diza's sire is the famous Rhythmless and her dam is Atascocita Felda. She passed her cat and small dog tests so should be fine to live with either of them. Diza did fine at her first outing and loved it. She was amazed at all the dog stuff on the shelves at PetSmart too.

Added: August 28, 2017

 

Wanna Dance
Racing Name:
Wanna Dance
Pet/Kennel Name:
Bebe
Age:
4
Color/Gender:
Black Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Moss Winterville NC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Moss Family

Bebe came in from the Waverider Kennel at Daytona Beach. She is a 62lb black female that is the daughter to a girl we placed, Wanna Rumble and we also placed her grandmother, Wheelie Cool. Her sire is Pat C Clement. We have been waiting on her to retire for some time now. The owners of her mother are fostering her and plan to adopt her if she fits in well with their family. So Bebe is not available for adoption at this time. Bebe raced 170 races and got up to B level winning some and placed a lot. She turned 4 on July 13th. Bebe has been around children from 5 to 13 in her racing kennel. The kids help their mom care for the dogs and curl up in her kennel with her and take naps when they get tired. Bebe passed her cat and small dog tests easily and is living with a kitten that she is good with. She has settled into foster care well and is very sweet and well behaved. Bebe has a rub mark on her nose from wearing her muzzle. 

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Added: August 21, 2017

 

Fernandos
Racing Name:
Fernandos
Pet/Kennel Name:
Fernandos
Age:
6
Color/Gender:
Black Male
Cat Tolerance:
Trainable
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
No
Fostered by (location):
Bowden, Greenville SC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Martin Family of Greenville SC 8/16/18

 Fernandos came in from the Brindle Kennel at the Palm Beach Race Track a little over a year ago. He also raced at Naples Ft Myers, Flagler and Mardi Gras. He raced 180 races at 75lbs. He was a pretty good racer and did get up to the top A level. His sire is the very famous Dodgem By Design and his dam is Auntie Anne. Fernandos turned 6 on May the 14th. He has the most beautiful, shiny, black coat and cute ears that stand straight up when he is curious about something. One of his littermates took a bite out of one of his ears when they were puppies, so he is missing the very tip of one ear. Fernandos passed his initial cat test easily with no interestHe was good with 6 of the 7 cats in his first home, but there was one that was scared of him that would run from him that he was not able to resist chasing so he would do fine in a home with a confident cat instead of a scaredy cat. Fernandos is one of the greyhound grinners that smiles when he is happy or excited. Fernandos is not the most confident boy, although he pretends to be. Although he is fine with small dogs and other breeds once he meets them in a home situation, he can be nervous of other breeds approaching on walks and sometimes barks protectively. We worked on that before his last placement at the beginning of December and had him doing so well we could take him out in busy area of downtown without a single bark. Fernandos is very friendly and is a leaner that leans in to give the famous greyhound hug. Fernandos is used to having his teeth brushed every day and likes it. He is very good and mostly quiet in his kennel. The only time he is loud is when he hears the siren of an emergency vehicle, then he sings along. He is a very good singer. When you first come home he will roo because he is so happy to see you. Fernandos walks great on leash. He is a very laid back, well behaved guy in the house and doesn't do much running or playing in the fenced yard, so doesn't require one. Fernandos has been in several adoptive homes already and was returned once because he wanted to chase one of the 7 cats he lived with. He was returned again because he did not do well in an urban apartment with all the other dogs around on walks. He was placed in a 3rd home in December and did fantastic there and they loved him. They ended up having to move in with relatives and couldn't take him with them, so he was returned again through no fault of his own. Fernandos was occasionally protective of his space when laying down or sleeping when he first arrived. He is doing fine with that in his foster home now. We still think he shouldn't be placed with little children that may not understand that dogs should be left alone when laying down or sleeping though. Fernandos is a really sweet, loving guy that has just had some bad luck. 

His Pedigree

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Added: May 6, 2017

 

WW Ruby Rose
Racing Name:
WW Ruby Rose
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rose
Age:
2
Color/Gender:
Brindle Female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Testing
Fostered by (location):
Emily Thompson in Charlotte NC
Adoption Status: Pending to the Thompson family, 3.22.16

Rose just arrived from the Birmingham Race Course where she raced 36 races. She only won a couple of those so she was retired young. Rose just turned 2 on January 25th. She is a tiny brindle female that raced at just 53lbs. Her sire is Last Outlaw and her dam is WW's Junker. She passed her cat and her small dog tests so she should be fine to live with either. She is described as a calm, sweet girl that is very loving and gives hugs. Rose's foster family quickly fell in love with her and decided to keep her. 

Her Pedigree

Added: March 20, 2017

 

Rumbleena
Racing Name:
Rumbleena
Pet/Kennel Name:
Leena
Age:
11
Color/Gender:
Brindle female
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Cater, Walhalla SC
Adoption Status: Pending to the McMahon Family of Greenville SC

Sweet Senior! Leena raced at Derby Lane, Naples Ft Myers, Sarasota, and Palm Beach Race Tracks. She was moved around a lot looking for a track she could be competitive at. After 25 races and only 1 win her owners decided she wasn't cut out to be a racer and retired her.  We placed a couple other pups her mom had too. Leena is a pretty, red brindle female with white on her feet, chest and tail that can be sensitive and a bit timid at first. DOB 10/17/06, she is 11 and will turn 12 on October 17th. Since she is a senior Leena qualifies for our reduced adoption fee of $250. Leena has been in an adoptive home since December of 2010. Her family is having to move in with their father to care for him and they cannot bring their 3 greyhounds with them. They have made the decision to re-home their 3 senior greyhounds Leena, Rumble and Razor. Leena and Rumble are both 11 and very bonded. They sleep curled up together and often choose to sleep in the same crate together and do not like if if the are put into crates separately. It would be nice to find them a home together, but we understand that may not be possible, so will consider placing them individually. Razor is 8 years old and his owners believe he would do fine without the other two. All have the same sire Maryville Rumble and all are brindles. Leena's dam is Too Shy To Say. They have been living with cats. They have not lived with kids but have been fine with children that they have met. The photos we have now of them are from when they were younger. 

Link to her pedigree

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Added: June 9, 2010

 

Regall Redrumble
Racing Name:
Regall Redrumble
Pet/Kennel Name:
Rumble
Age:
11
Color/Gender:
Brindle Male
Cat Tolerance:
Yes
Small Dog Tolerance:
Yes
Good w/ Children:
Yes
Fostered by (location):
Cater, Walhalla SC
Adoption Status: Pending to McMahon Family of Greenville SC

Sweet Senior! Rumble is a mid sized 73lb, friendly, brindle guy. He raced 9 races years ago at Jefferson County Kennel Club in Florida before they closed. DOB is 3/27/07 so he is a senior that qualifies for our reduced adoption fee of $250. He was adopted way back in 2009 out of our Tri County Tech program and has been in a home since then. HIs family is having to move in with their father to take care of him and will not be able to bring their 3 senior greyhounds with them. They are asking for our help rehoming all three of their dogs. Rumble is very laid back guy. He is a leaner and wants to be with people. He is very bonded with their 11 year old female named Leena and we would love to place them together if we can. We understand that finding someone to take two 11 year olds at the same time is not something that may be possible, so we will consider placing them separately too. Their other 8 year old greyhound, Razor, would be fine being placed separately. All three dogs have the same sire Maryville Rumble. Rumble's dam is Regall Redrocket. The photos of Rumble were from when he first arrived. All three of the dogs have been living with cats. They have not lived with children but have been great with the kids they have met.

His Pedigree

Added: September 6, 2009

 


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