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After 25 years, GPA/GO will no longer be receiving retired racing Greyhounds from the local track. That track has closed, and there are no more available racers. As of January 1, 2021, Greyhound racing is illegal in the state of Florida.

Our new role in the Greyhound Community is to remain an active local resource for any Greyhound in an emergency or otherwise dangerous/compromised situation. This Greyhound may have a physical condition or injury requiring care, be in a shelter, be lost or found, or be without an adopter, owner, or advocate. GPA/GO will  work cooperatively with other reputable Greyhound organizations* in the Central Florida area to provide a continuity of care for these endangered Greyhounds.

Inquiries are still welcome. Our email address (gpago@greyhoundpetsorlando.org) is unchanged, and our phone number is 321-303-9434.

Lost or found Greyhounds should be reported immediately to our number, day or night.

Stay informed of news and happenings at GPA/GO. Click the icon below to join our email list.

*Contact Greyhound Ranch Adoptions, Inc. for Greyhounds available for adoption in the Orlando area.
(See below for available dogs.)

IN MEMORIAM

 

It is with profound sadness that the Board of Directors of GPA/GO announce the passing of Karen Fleming. Karen’s association with GPA/GO goes back nearly two decades. Several of those years she served as kennel manager, a position she held until the time we closed our facilities on September 1, 2020.

 

Her kindness and genuine caring made every Greyhound who came into the Adoption Kennel feel loved and welcome as they entered a new phase in their lives.  She had a special place in her heart for each and every one of them and no one knew their personalities quite like Karen.

 

Over the years, she fostered and adopted many Greyhounds.  She was always there when a special needs dog required a little extra love and attention.  She truly loved these unique and wonderful hounds.

 

Karen also was the organizer and hostess for many of our holiday-themed gatherings at the GPA/GO office.  During the Christmas season you could always find her gift wrapping to benefit the Greyhounds. She also had artistic talents making stained glass items and mosaic tables, many of which she generously donated for our fundraising events. 

 

Karen left this world with so many paw prints upon her heart and we know that there will be many tail-wagging hounds awaiting her arrival on the other side.  Thank you, Karen, for your many years of dedication to GPA/GO.  You will be missed and fondly remembered.

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ITALIAN GREYHOUNDS BOOMER & BRUNO
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Boomer is a red fawn male Italian Greyhound about 9 yrs. old.  Very sweet & affectionate, wants to be a cuddle bunny.  Father to Bruno. They must stay together as they are very attached to each other.  Has serious weight problem that requires a strict diet.  Needs someone experienced with this breed. 

 

Bruno is a sable male Italian Greyhound about 6 yrs. old, son to Boomer.  Must stay together with Boomer.  Super affectionate & follows Boomer everywhere.  Also has serious weight problem. Needs experienced IG person with a kind heart.

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VALLEY

Valley, DOB 7/2018, very sensitive boy who needs a very gentle hand to guide him on the right path, leery of men, recommend highly an experienced Greyhound owner.

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KYLE

Kyle, DOB 5/2019, young, very friendly, very wild, wants to have loads of fun, loves to play with other Greyhounds, brother to Klondike.

LADYBUG

Ladybug, DOB 7/2018, very caring & warm girl, very sensitive to certain people, prefer person that is low-key & gentle to the touch.

AVA

Ava, DOB 10/2017, sweet & beautiful, somewhat reserved, friendly on her own terms, loves to play with her buddy Nova (on our website), would make a wonderful companion for the right person.

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NOVA

Nova is a sweet and shy black greyhound with a sleek and shiny coat. He is three years old. He is a very sweet boy, very affectionate, a bit shy until he warms up, He is cautious in different situations and will need some positive reinforcement from someone who will give him a warm and safe home environment. A fence is a must, He would not do well with children.

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We are posting this on behalf of another Greyhound group. If you can help with this fundraiser, please do. Any question about it should be directed to the emails listed in the post.

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