​​​​​​​Cassie, a brindle female greyhound who had escaped from her foster home five years ago and was captured by MCGA volunteers recently, has a severe case of heartworm disease. We and our vet will be doing everything we can to help her recover. Donations are greatly appreciated to help pay for her medical care. ​In addition to donating through this website (designate "for Cassie"), we also have a GoFundMe page. We are very grateful for everyone who has contributed to Cassie's care. More information about Cassie, updates on her health and fundraising events can be found on the "Special Needs" page and on MCGA's Facebook page.

Congratulations to our April Adopters!

Shank Kothene - "Goodie"

​Jennifer & Larry Hunter - "Anchor"

Barbara Troxter - "MeMe" and "Percise"

​Eric & Shannon Pone - "Oxford"



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~~Music city greyhound adoption, Our mission is to place retired racing greyhounds in dedicated, loving homes. We will support their families after adoption and educate the public about these wonderful companions.

OUR MISSION

At Music City Greyhound Adoption, our mission is to place retired racing greyhounds in dedicated, loving homes. We will support their families after adoption and educate the public about these wonderful companions.

You won't often see a greyhound sit. Due to their body structure, it is generally uncomfortable for them.


Greyhounds are generally calm dogs and often make great therapy dogs.


The average age of a retired racing greyhound is between two and five years old. The average lifespan is twelve to fourteen years.

Greyhounds come in a large variety of colors. There is actually no "grey" color; the official color for a grey-ish coat is "blue".

Fast Facts About GREyhounds

​​​​​​​Fostering​ 

We rely on foster homes to acclimate the dogs to life off the track. If you are interested in fostering a greyhound, please complete our Foster Application.

Music City Greyhound Adoption is a group of volunteers dedicated to finding homes for greyhounds who have completed their careers on the track. We strive to place each dog in a loving, forever home. We look forward to helping you find the greyt companion you are seeking.  

© 2017  Music City Greyhound Adoption

All rights reserved. 

Music City Greyhound Adoption

Upcoming Meet n Greets:

Brentwood, Clarksville, Mount Juliet and Murfreesboro

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Greyhound missing for five years has been found!

BET AGAIN "CASSIE"

Rainbow Bridge

Memorials to greyt companions.

E-Mail Group

Join our Yahoo email groupto chat

with fellow greyhound owners.

Adoption Process

If you have made the decision that a greyhound is the right breed for you, we invite you to fill out our Adoption Application. Our goal is to ensure that we enable the best match for both you and the retired racer. 

Meet and Greets

A meet & greet is a wonderful opportunity to learn about retired racing greyhounds. We invite you to stop by and meet these beautiful dogs.


The Grey Gazette

January 2017, Issue 2


THANK YOU FOR YOUR

DONATION TO MCGA

Your donations enable us to improve the lives of those greyhounds already in our care and help save the lives of more greyhounds in the future. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, all donations to MCGA are tax-deductible.

The average weight of a greyhound:

Female: 50-65 pounds

Male: 65-80 pounds

Special Needs

The Jean Marie Webb

Memorial Fund was created in memory of a greyhound adopter

to help us take on the financial burden of helping greyhounds with special needs.

Finding Homes for Retired Racing Greyhounds

Madison Meet and Greet

We can never have too many foster homes. If you can provide a loving foster home for a recently retired racing greyhound,

please contact us.