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January 16, 2022
Type: Retired Racer – Australia
Gender: Male

November 6, 2021
Type: Retired Racer – Australia
Gender: Male

Burn the Turf
January 27, 2021
Type: Retired Racer – Australia
Gender: Female

July 17, 2016
Type: Lurcher - Greyhound Cross
Gender: Male

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Racing to Canada! 

Our next group of greyhounds will be arriving in Edmonton from Australia on May 31.   

If you are interested in adopting or fostering one of our new Canadians please contact us.  

Its that time or year already!  We are starting to collect your greyt photos for our 2025 calendar.  
We need sharply focused images of your hound(s) in a variety of situations – sleeping, roaching, indoors, outdoors, playing, dressed up,  or just being beautiful! . For print quality, photos need to be 1 megabyte in size or larger (if sending from your phone, use the large size option for sending).  

Send your photos to us at  We strive to include at least one photo from each family that submits!  We do ask that you limit the number of photos you send to 5 photos per hound.  Please include the dog’s name and age with your submission.  Photos must be received by July 26  to be considered for the 2025 calendar. 

Get it on your calendar today!  September 7, 2024.  Watch here for details as they are confirmed

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Our Adoption Process

NSGA has an established process that is followed for each adoption. We want to ensure that we have taken the time to get to know our adopters so we are better able to match them with greyhounds that are a good fit for their families.

Please note that as of September 1, 2018 NSGA has adopted a policy of only placing dogs in homes where there are no children under the age of three.

Prior to making the decision to adopt a greyhound, we suggest that potential adopters attend a meet and greet or join in a fun run or a walk. This provides the opportunity to spend time with retired racers and their owners, and to find out more about the breed and about our association.

Once the decision is made to move forward with adopting, the next step is to complete and submit an APPLICATION. There is no administration fee charged to apply, and the application is not a contract nor in any way does it obligate you to adopt a dog.

Within a few days of submitting the application, an NSGA adoption representative will contact you to arrange a PHONE INTERVIEW. During this interview, we will try to get a more detailed picture of your family and lifestyle.

A racing greyhound usually retires between 2 to 5 years of age and the majority of the greyhounds we have available will be within this age range. While awaiting adoption, our greyhounds are in experienced foster homes. Fostering provides us with greater insight into the personality of each greyhound and how they interact with children, other dogs and cats.

Once your home visit is completed, your adoption representative will arrange for you to meet greyhounds that are good matches for your lifestyle.

Our non-refundable adoption fee as of January 1, 2023 is $650.00. As this fee does not cover the actual costs incurred, NSGA fund-raises throughout the year.

Prior to adoption all NSGA greyhounds are examined by a local veterinarian. All dogs are spayed/neutered, have their teeth and ears cleaned as deemed necessary by the veterinarian, and have their nails trimmed. Their vaccinations (both rabies and 4-way vaccines) are brought up-to-date as necessary, and they are de-wormed and treated for other parasites such as fleas and ticks.

The greyhounds go home with a martingale collar and leash combo, a tag collar with an NSGA ID tag, and a plastic turnout muzzle.

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Our adoption representatives will provide you with on-going telephone support as you settle in your new family member. However, if for any reason you find you are unable to keep your greyhound, you do agree to return him/her to NSGA for rehoming.