|WELCOME TO GREYHOUND PETS OF AMERICA- SPRINGFIELD, MO!|
Greyhound Pets of America-Springfield, MO is a volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing information about and promoting adoption of retired racing greyhounds. We also promote cooperation with other adoption programs nationwide to further the placement of greyhounds as pets into responsible loving homes.
Alane Shultz is the founder of the local GPA chapter and has had retired racing greyhounds as pets for 30 years. She has facilitated greyhound adoptions since 1992.
Greyhounds are clean, quiet and have no hereditary health problems. Their exercise requirements are surprisingly low - they prefer to curl up and have you pet them! Loving and loyal, your greyhound is your fast friend for life!
2016 Bark & Brewfest!
Sunday, June 12
GPAMO receives the $10 ticket proceeds from this Greyt Craft Beer Tasting event put on by Macadoodles! All well behaved owners and dog breeds are welcome. Door Prizes! Homemade Treats for the Dogs! Don't miss out on this Fun Fundraiser!
WHAT DO RETIRED GREYHOUNDS DO?
Recently adopted 10-year-old Sammy is enjoying the lap of luxury in her new forever home. "I'm not dead," she says, "I'm just resting!"
Opie is VERY friendly. When he's excited about going somewhere he jumps around like a kangaroo. He's quite funny. He loves everyone and goes to everyone for pets and hugs and love. He would make a good only dog, as he is happy not to share his people. He likes to ride in the car and is a social butterfly personality. He's fine with small dogs and indoor cats.
Pets of America by shopping at Amazon Smile!
When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate o.5% of your purchase price to Greyhound Pets of America. It costs you nothing extra, but the greyhounds benefit greatly! Support us every time you shop!
The first time you sign in, fill in "Greyhound Pets of America" in the "Choose Your Charity" box. A list of GPA chapters will appear. Scroll down to choose "Springfield, MO" before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation to GPAMO.
Check out this public service announcement from Adopt-A-Greyhound!
GPAMO PARTNERS WITH WOOFTRAX: WALK FOR A DOG
Walk for a Dog is a smartphone application that supports GPAMO every time you walk your dog. WoofTrax, through the Walk for a Dog mobile app, creates fundraising opportunities for animal organizations, shelters and rescues while encouraging dogs and their humans to exercise together regularly.
After you download the app onto your smartphone, you can register and choose Greyhound Pets of America-Springfield from a list of beneficiaries. Take the phone with you when you walk your dog(s). Simply press the “Start Walking for …” button and the app will keep track of your walk. When your walk is stopped it is credited to GPAMO. The more people walking, the more we can gain, so please spread the word.
100% of proceeds go to GPAMO!
"Steve & I wanted to see if we could raise a little bit of money for the greyhounds and GPAMO..." – Heidi Carlsen Rogers
Local artist Heidi Carlsen Rogers, one of our adopters in Bella Vista, Arkansas, has made a unique opportunity available for the benefit of GPAMO. Heidi writes, "Steve & I wanted to see if we could raise a little bit of money for the greyhounds and GPAMO for the holidays. We partnered on an art project and came up with shooting some black and white art prints called Studio Dogs. They are posted on my Etsy art site. Hoping our greyhound models can help their hound friends! We will donate 100% of proceeds to GPAMO."
Wouldn't these make wonderful gifts?
Heartguard Plus Supports GPA-Springfield MO
Dog Collars by M&M Designs will donate 25% of every collar or coat order
to GPA-Springfield. Just mention our group name or
tell them Alane Shultz referred you to them.
Thanks again to M & M Designs for attending the 2015 Greyhound Gathering!