Available Retirees


G.R.A.C.E. believes that prospective adopters should have a chance to learn about the greyhounds available. See what they look like, ask questions about particular dogs, and ultimately choose a greyhound who will best suit their circumstances and enrich their lives.

  • We help adopters choose dogs by providing detailed information about each dog and offering suggestions about which dogs would work best in the adopter’s environment.

  • We do not place a dog in a home without the adopters full involvement in the decision-making process.

  • All families with children ages 5 and younger must have a fenced in yard to adopt.

  • Please click on the application tab to complete the application.

  •   Please feel free to follow up with us regarding your application at 734-558-4218 if you have not heard from us within 72 hours of submitting your application. Thank you so much for your interest in adopting or fostering a greyhound, and we look forward to hearing from you!

Below are our current Available Retirees.  Feel free to pick one, or several, to become your new family pet!  Remember, greyhounds are like potato chips…you can’t have just one.

Note:  We have a large number of applications and we are working them as fast as we can.  If you submitted an application please be patient….we are getting more greyhounds in and will be working to help you find your fast friend.

This month’s featured retiree’s are…

Hello my name is Mr. Wilson and I am a special needs boy looking for my forever home.

 Jamies Mr. Wilson
Nickname: Mr. Wilson
Sex: MaleColor: White with Red Ticking
Date of Birth: 3/27/2017Weight: 75 LBS
Sire: Cry CalaverasDam: BI's Beach Girl
Right Ear: 37ALeft Ear: 70117
Initial Evaluation: Cat SafeFoster Parents: Jim & Marcia
Hi my name is Mr Wilson and I am a very special boy. I am a special needs greyhound...what does that mean? Well I have had a couple of seizures and am on medication to help. I am also on thyroid medication. The medication that I am on is not expensive but I will need to get it twice a day to maintain my levels.

I am a sweet boy that can be active and silly. I do love to run in the back yard and play with the other greys. I get along well with other breeds of dogs too and even like those things that are fluffy....what do they call them? ...hmmm oh cats!

I do like to play with toys and especially toys that have squeakers. I like fluffy toys too...well I like all toys!

My foster mom says I know my name...well of course I"m Mr. Wilson. I do come when called. I do well on a leash and am great with people. I have been to a couple of meet and greets and love all the people I meet. I ride pretty good in a car. I can get in and out with no problem. I can do stairs as long as they are not slippery...I don't want to fall.

I don't get on furniture and sleep on the dog beds at night. I am a sweet loving boy that just needs a little more effort on my new homes part because of my problems with seizures...but we seem to have them under control...so won't you please consider me!!!

Please I'm waiting!

If you would like to meet Mr. Wilson or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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More available retirees:

 AMF Can Can
Nickname: Twinkle
Sex: FemaleColor: Brindle
Date of Birth: 10/22/2010Weight: 69 LBS
Sire: Fuzzys CannonDam: Countess Clare
Right Ear: 100ILeft Ear: 54772
Initial Evaluation: Cat SafeFoster Parents: Sue H
Hi my name is Twinkle and I came to GRACE from Kansas. I am a retired racer (60 races) and than I was a mom to 4+ Puppies...now I am will be getting ready for the next phase of my life as a family member and pet.

I have just been placed in my foster home so that everyone can get to know me and I can learn some stuff about home life.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Twinkle or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Angel
Nickname: Angel
Sex: FemaleColor: White Ticked and Brindle
Date of Birth: 2/09/2018Weight: 56 LBS
Sire: Djays Octane Dam: PJ Affable
Right Ear: 28CLeft Ear: 71795
Initial Evaluation: No Cats PleaseFoster Parents: Krista W.
Hi my name is Angel and I came to GRACE from Kansas. My brother Asher and I have made the trip together....neither of us made it to the track....we sorta flunked out of schooling. Our brother Alaska is already in his new home as he was adopted by a GRACE Family too.

I am just going to my new foster home...so that I can learn about home life...windows, mirrors, shiny floors and other stuff too. I flunked out of my cat testing....so no home with kitties for me.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Angel or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Asher
Nickname: Asher
Sex: MaleColor: White and Red
Date of Birth: 2/09/2018Weight: 65 LBS
Sire: Djays Octane Dam: PJ Affable
Right Ear: 28ELeft Ear: 71795
Initial Evaluation: Cat CorrectableFoster Parents: Ron & Dale R.
Hi my name is Asher and I came to GRACE from Kansas. My sister Angel and I have made the trip together....neither of us made it to the track....we sorta flunked out of schooling. Our brother Alaska is already in his new home as he was adopted by a GRACE Family too.

I am just going to my new foster home...so that I can learn about home life...windows, mirrors, shiny floors and other stuff too.

I did okay at my cat testing, but I have been placed in a foster home to reinforce that cats are my friend...

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Asher or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Betamerica Elite
Nickname: Elliott
Sex: MaleColor: Black
Date of Birth: 3/1/2015Weight: 73 LBS
Sire: Chasin the RichsDam: WWK Tostitos
Right Ear: 35BLeft Ear: 66044
Initial Evaluation: No Cats PleaseFoster Parents: Jenni O
Hi my name is Elliott and I came to GRACE from Palm Beach I did have a pretty good race career(181 races) but I decided it was time for me to hang up my racing blanket and find a couch to call my own.

I am a sweetheart but would do better in a home without cats. I find them too interesting and would like to chase them. I have just finished getting my medicals done and have been placed in my foster home.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Elliott or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 BJ's Nedra
Nickname: Nedra
Sex: FemaleColor: Red
Date of Birth: 12/14/2011Weight: 66 LBS
Sire: Fuzzys CannonDam: Honeytab
Right Ear: 121FLeft Ear: 57566
Initial Evaluation: No Cats PleaseFoster Parents: Krista
Hi my name is Nedra and I am came to GRACE from Kansas. I did have a pretty good racing career (127 races), had one litter of pups and now am ready to find that couch to call my own because my foster parents won’t let me on theirs. They kick me off their bed as well and make me sleep on a dog bed on the floor.

They also don’t let me counter surf. Sure are a lot of rules to learn in this new life! They do give me treats when I am a good girl and pet me all the time. They aren’t all bad. And they do fuss over me a lot. So I do my best to do what they ask like use the dog door to go outside when the need arises.

I don’t argue with the other hounds in the house. I am very quiet and stay close so if they want to pet me, I am available. I walk very well when they take me out on a leash. And I like to ride in the car. I figured the stairs out really quickly.

If you don’t have any cats, I’d just love to meet you so you could see for yourself what a refined lady I am. I’ll let you give me an ear rub.

If you would like to meet Nedra or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Cry Ash
Nickname: Ash
Sex: FemaleColor: Dark Brindle
Date of Birth: 3/9/2011Weight: 73 LBS
Sire: Dragon FireDam: Cry Gimmick
Right Ear: 31CLeft Ear: 55647
Initial Evaluation: No Cats PleaseFoster Parents:
Hi, my name is Ash. My foster dad likes to call me Ashly sometimes. I came to GRACE from Kansas. I did have a pretty good racing career (140 races)than I went onto my second career as a mom to 12+ pups. Now it is time for me to start the next phase of my life as a family member and pet.

I’m doing very well in my foster home. I have several other hounds to live with. The first few days I kind of followed their lead but I now know the ropes and like to lead the pack so they don’t miss out on anything. I am a very happy girl. I do have to admit I get a little noisy when I am excited. I know Greyhounds aren’t supposed to bark but I can’t help it when I’m excited.

It took me a few days to figure out the stairs but they are a breeze now. I use the dog door whenever I need to. I love to nest in the piles of comforters on the floor. Furniture, what is that for? When my foster parents sit on the floor, I lay in their lap; soooooo comfy! I absolutely LOVE attention and follow my foster parents all over the house. When they are sitting somewhere, I lay my head in their lap so they can lavish me with pets. I like to lay on the kitchen floor when my foster mom is working in there so she won’t be lonely.

I do my best not to counter surf, but some smells are really hard not to try and investigate. I am very comfortable sleeping on a dog bed in the bedroom after I’ve adjusted it to fit my needs. It does sometimes disturb me when others walk past me at night and I grumble at them to lay back down and be still. I like everyone in the car to stay laying down too and sometimes have to remind them.

I have always been with other Greyhounds but I think I could be happy as an only as long as I get plenty of attention from my wonderful new parents. I do have high prey drive so don’t ask me to live with any of those cat things. They look too much like a squirrel to resist. You may have to remind me not to try and chase squirrels and rabbits when we are on walks, which I do very well on a leash. What do you think, would you like to give me a try?

If you would like to meet Ash or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Dino
Nickname: Dino
Sex: MaleColor: White and Red
Date of Birth: 11/01/2017Weight: 84.6 LBS
Sire: SE Tali SundanceDam: PJ Miami
Right Ear: 117ALeft Ear: 71341
Initial Evaluation: Cat SafeFoster Parents: Jim & Marcia Krey
Hi my name is Dino and I came to GRACE with my brother Dracula. I have been placed in my new foster home to learn confidence. I am really shy and need lots of leash work....right now I act like a mule...but my foster mom has lots of patience and will work me through it.

I am a sweet boy that does like kids and tested cat safe. I do great with the other greys in my foster home. I have not had any accidents in the house and go out with the others but do sometimes hang back when coming in. I will need a fenced in yard and a home with another dog.

I will accept people on my terms. I am a sweet boy that will need time to adjust to a new home...so anyone interested in me will need patience and help me celebrate little advances. I may not do well in a home with small children because I tend to run fast when I face new challenges and might knock them over....not meaning too but I am a big boy.

I have discovered the toys in my foster home and love to play. I also like to chew on bones and super chewer toys. I have no food aggression and have a healthy hardy appetite.

If you would like to meet Dino or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Hallie's Legacy
Nickname: Hallie
Sex: FemaleColor: Black
Date of Birth: 9/1/2017Weight: 56 LBS
Sire: Deadliest CatchDam: Zonked Out
Right Ear: 97ALeft Ear: 71109
Initial Evaluation: No Cats PleaseFoster Parents: Gene & Rosanne P
Hi my name is Hallie and I came to GRACE from Palm Beach where I had a short racing career (4 races). I am super sweet and love everyone I meet with the exception of those things you call cats. I am doing great in my foster home and now am ready to find a couch to call my own....could that be with you??? I am waiting!!!


Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Hallie or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 JK Blue Shadows
Nickname: Oaklee
Sex: FemaleColor: Black
Date of Birth: 8/22/2018Weight: 55 LBS
Sire: Djays Octane Dam: Pat C Outbounds
Right Ear: 88FLeft Ear: 71810
Initial Evaluation: Cat CorrectableFoster Parents: Dennis & Cheri
Hi my name is Oaklee and I came to GRACE from Kansas. I was bred to race but never made it that far....that is okay with me because now I get to start the next chapter of my life as a family member and pet.

I am just going to my new foster home...so that I can learn about home life...windows, mirrors, shiny floors and other stuff too.

I tested cat correctable....and I am now in a foster home with cats to reinforce that they are my friends.....

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Oaklee or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Lainey
Nickname: Lainey
Sex: FemaleColor: White Ticked with Red
Date of Birth: 6/14/2017Weight: 65 LBS
Sire: Djays OctaneDam: PJ Affable
Right Ear: 67ALeft Ear: 70643
Initial Evaluation: No Cats PleaseFoster Parents: Kerri
Hi my name is Lainey and I came to GRACE from Kansas I flunked out of schooling so now I will began the next chapter of my life as a pampered pet.

I am just going to my new foster home...so that I can learn about home life...windows, mirrors, shiny floors and other stuff too. I will do great in a home without those fluffy things called cats.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Lainey or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Mickey's Molly
Nickname: Molly
Sex: FemaleColor: Red
Date of Birth: 9/9/2016Weight: 63 LBS
Sire: Kiowa Producer Dam: Cry Trinity
Right Ear: 96ALeft Ear: 69262
Initial Evaluation: Cat Test PendingFoster Parents:
Hi my name is Molly and I came to GRACE from Florida. I had a pretty good racing career (91 races) and now I am getting ready for that next chapter of my life as a retired couch potato.

I am just going to my new foster home...so that I can learn about home life...windows, mirrors, shiny floors and other stuff too.

I have not been cat tested yet.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Molly or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Pat C Whenby
Nickname: Whenby
Sex: FemaleColor: Dark Brindle
Date of Birth: 2/14/2017Weight: 60 LBS
Sire: Kiowa MythDam: Pat C Whereby
Right Ear: 27CLeft Ear: 69973
Initial Evaluation: No Cats PleaseFoster Parents: Gene & Rosanne P
Hi my name is Whenby and I came to GRACE from Palm Beach where I had a short racing career (30 races). I am doing great in my foster home and am looking forward to finding my forever home. Could that be you? I'm Waiting!!!


Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Whenby or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Pat C Zac
Nickname: Zac
Sex: MaleColor: Black
Date of Birth: 8/15/2015Weight: 69 LBS
Sire: KC And AllDam: Pat C Bar Fly
Right Ear: 85FLeft Ear: 67126
Initial Evaluation: Cat CorrectableFoster Parents: Jennifer G
Hi my name is Zac and I came to GRACE from Palm Beach I had a pretty good racing career (94 races) but I decided it was time for me to hang up my racing blanket and find a couch to call my own.

I am a sweetheart and am doing great in my foster home. My foster mom takes care of other dogs too....besides her greyhounds and I do great with all of them.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Zac or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Polly Tamale
Nickname: Polly
Sex: FemaleColor: Red
Date of Birth: 9/9/2016Weight: 65 LBS
Sire: Kiowa Producer Dam: Cry Trinity
Right Ear: 96CLeft Ear: 69262
Initial Evaluation: Cat Test PendingFoster Parents:
Hi my name is Polly and I came to GRACE from Florida. I had a pretty good racing career (47 races) and now I am getting ready for that next chapter of my life as a retired couch potato. I made the trip to GRACE with my sister Molly.

I am just going to my new foster home...so that I can learn about home life...windows, mirrors, shiny floors and other stuff too.

I have not been cat tested yet.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Polly or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Quake
Nickname: Quake
Sex: MaleColor: Black
Date of Birth: 11/12/2017Weight: 68
Sire: AMF SleekstrangrDam: Colt Misty
Right Ear: 117BLeft Ear: 71490
Initial Evaluation: Cat SafeFoster Parents: Cindy
Hi My name is Quake and I came to Michigan from Kansas. I a sweet, reserved boy who wants to find a forever home. I came to Michigan with my two sisters Quiz and Quincy. Quiz has already found her forever home...now it's time for Quiz and myself to find one too.

Do you have room in your heart and home for a sweet boy like me? I'm waiting!!


Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Quake or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Quick
Nickname: Quick
Sex: MaleColor: Black and White
Date of Birth: 11/12/2017Weight: 72
Sire: AMF SleekstrangrDam: Colt Misty
Right Ear: 117ELeft Ear: 71490
Initial Evaluation: Cat CorrectableFoster Parents:
i My name is Quick and I came to Michigan from Kansas. I a sweet, but a little shy boy who wants to find a forever home. I just came to GRACE however, my sisters Quiz and Quincy have already been adopted by GRACE Families. My brother Quake also came to GRACE for adoption.

My foster parents is working to get me ready for adoption. They were very considerate in giving me time to adjust to them as I didn’t know them when I arrived at their home. It took me a week or so before I felt comfortable with them and let them pet me. Then they taught me about treats. Oh man was that great! Now I come to them because they might give me a wonderful treat.

They also have lots of toys for me to play with. Toys are so much fun to toss around and chew on. Sometimes I take them outdoors to play with. Squirrels, are they ever fascinating! And there are lots of them in the yard. I run after them and jump up the tree and bounce around under it trying to convince them to come down and play. I’ve chased a few rabbits and butterflies in the yard too. What fun!

I’m getting more comfortable with the visitors that come to my foster home so don’t shy away from them so much. When I’m resting in the house, I prefer to nap up in the dog bedroom. It is much quieter up there. My foster sister Tulip keeps me company because that’s where she like to nap too.

I’m doing pretty good at not counter surfing and don’t bother getting on the furniture. I still need practice with leash walking and am ok with riding in the car. Stairs are a breeze. Did I mention I love to eat? Breakfast and dinner are my favorite times of the day.

Do you have room in your heart and home for a sweet boy like me? I'm waiting!!


Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Quick or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Tulip
Nickname: Tulip
Sex: FemaleColor: Red
Date of Birth: 3/1/2018Weight: 62.3 lbs
Sire: AMF SleekstrangrDam: PJ Run Them Down
Right Ear: 38BLeft Ear: 71907
Initial Evaluation: Cat CorrectableFoster Parents: Gene & Rosanne
Hi My name is Tulip and I came to GRACE from Kansas. I was bred to race but didn't make it that far. My mom PJ Runthemdown also named Tulip was already adopted by a GRACE Family and now it is my turn.

I am a bit reserved so I will need a quiet home that has patience and will work with me. I am partial to women; men are scary. I have become a bit braver and come and get pets from my foster mom. I spend time outside my safe area and have even starting playing with toys.

I’m real nervous when people look me straight in the eyes. I’m even getting brave enough to come look at the visitors that come to the house. I will look around corners to see people that come to the house or stand behind the other dogs and sneak in to get a pet.

I have not had a problem with counter surfing in my new foster home.

I have no problem with the stairs. I am doing better on the leash and found out that I like to go for walks in the park and I have been doing better at going in and out of the car. I have found out that I like to run and play with the other greyhounds...but if they start going too fast I will stand and watch. I go in and out of the house with no problems.

I’m trying to expand my horizons but it’s tough when your real shy.
If you would like to meet Tulip or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 WW's Black Gold
Nickname: Goldie
Sex: FemaleColor: Black
Date of Birth: 10/27/2013Weight: 63 LBS
Sire: Last OutlawDam: WW Lucky Tinker
Right Ear: 103ALeft Ear: 62512
Initial Evaluation: Cat Test PendingFoster Parents: Renee L
Hi my name is Goldie and I came to GRACE from Kansas I am a special grey because I was a mom....yep I had 9+ puppies. Now it tike for me to kick back my paws and enjoy retirement...find a couch to call my own.

I am just going to my new foster home...so that I can learn about home life...windows, mirrors, shiny floors and other stuff too.


Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Goldie or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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The following are Adoptions in the Works:

 Alaska
Nickname: Alaska
Sex: MaleColor: Brindle
Date of Birth: 02/09/2018Weight: 69 LBS
Sire: Djays OctaneDam: PJ Affable
Right Ear: 28BLeft Ear: 71795
Initial Evaluation: Cat SafeFoster Parents: Jenni O
Hi my name is Alaska and I cam to GRACE from Kansas. I am a little shy at first but I warm up pretty quick to new people. I never raced but I can still run pretty quick. I do like playing with toys and like to chew on things too....so I would like a house with toys.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Alaska or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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 Joken Jelly
Nickname: Joker
Sex: MaleColor: Lt. Brindle
Date of Birth: 9/6/2017Weight: 74 LBS
Sire: Pat C ClementDam: Just A Dream
Right Ear: 97CLeft Ear: 71050
Initial Evaluation: Cat CorrectableFoster Parents: Kerri B
Hi my name is Joker and I came to GRACE from Palm Beach I had a short racing career (10 races) but I decided it was time for me to hang up my racing blanket and find a couch to call my own.

I am a sweetheart and am just recovering from my neuter and dental. I should be able to move on to my forever home in a week or so.

Stay tuned for more updates.
If you would like to meet Joker or any of our available hounds please email us, complete an application or call G.R.A.C.E. at (734)347-5061
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