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!

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2016 Bark & Brewfest!

2016 Bark & Brewfest

Sunday, June 12
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
4th Annual Macadoodles
Bark & Brew Fest

$10 donation to enter
1455 E. Independence
Springfield, MO 65807

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!

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GPAMOMARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE 24th ANNUAL GREYHOUND GATHERING

This year's annual Greyhound Gathering will take place on October 22 at 1:00 p.m., at 2016 S. Arlington Terrace, Springfield. Watch for more details, and join us for this yearly celebration!

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Why Retired Racing Greyhounds Make the Best Pets from GPA - Central Texas.

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WHAT DO RETIRED GREYHOUNDS DO?

Sammy

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!"

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MEET OPIE, OUR FEATURED GREYHOUND

OpieOpie is VERY friendly. He will be 8 in June, and will be free to the right home. When he's excited about going somewhere he jumps around like a kangaroo. He's quite funny. Opie 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. Opie is fine with small dogs and indoor cats.

See more pictures of Opie.

Meet all the Adoptable Hounds available through GPA-Springfield.

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Support GPAMO!





Support Greyhound Pets of America by shopping at Amazon Smile!GPAMO
smile.amazon.com

Greyhound Pets of America-Springfield, MO/Ozarks recently received a $28.07 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation as a result of AmazonSmile program activity between January 1 and March 31, 2016. Every little bit helps! Just choose us as your philanthropy the first time you shop.

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.

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NEED A PET DOOR? GPAMO PARTNERS WITH FLAPS FOR FIDO

Flaps for Fido

GPAMO has partnered with Flaps for Fido. When an Endura Flap product is purchased from this link, the customer is prompted to fill out information about GPAMO. The customer receives 10% off their pet door, and Endura Flap will also send an equal donation to GPAMO.

https://www.petdoors.com/rescue.html

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Check out this public service announcement from Adopt-A-Greyhound!

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GPAMO PARTNERS WITH WOOFTRAX: WALK FOR A DOG

Walk For A DogWalk 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.

GET THE APP

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.

Read this great story about WoofTrax.

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PLEASE SHOP WITH OUR SUPPORTERS!

M & M Designs

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!

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