|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!
GREYHOUND HOLIDAY SHIRT FUNDRAISER
Our T-shirt fund raiser is now closed, and we will receive a check for $759.85 to help care for our greyhounds. These profits will go to vet bills, transportation costs, and our senior adoptions. What a wonderful Christmas gift. Thank you to everyone who participated!
2014 GREYHOUND GATHERING – A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS!
THE WEATHER WAS PERFECT SATURDAY! Thanks to all the volunteers who worked to make our gathering a big success, and to all of you who came to give your support!
Special thanks to:
- Gabe & Kelli Fleck for hosting our gathering at their home
- Carlene Mitchell for selling items from her personal collection of greyhound decor and donating half to GPA
- Diane & Scott King for donating the brats
- Gabe Fleck for his expert grilling
- Patty Wingert for her delicious greyhound treats
- The Plant Lady who will be donating $75 to us from her proceeds
- Lori from KC for selling her coats and collars
- Bill for Coke products
- And so many more!!!
The salads and desserts were wonderful! The Greyhounds enjoyed fried chicken livers.
Congrats to John & Megan Schmidt, parents of Greyhound Betty. They won the $250 Shell Gas Card.
Our income from the event is $2,185 so far, and will probably be adjusted upward as final totals come in. This is AWESOME!!!
Thanks to everyone who attended, helped and contributed!
2015 Greyhound Calendars are available for purchase now! Perfect for gifts, or for your own home! Order by Paypal or mail, or save the shipping and buy in person at our meet & greets and at the 2014 Greyhound Gathering!
Wall Calendar........ $12 + $6 Shipping & handling = $18
Desk Calendar....... $15 + $6 Shipping & handling = $21
Shipping via priority mail (1 to 3 pieces). Accepting Paypal or check.
Pay via Paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org - fill in your style and quantity in the comments box.
Pay via check to GPA/Springfield MO, P.O. Box 3693, Springfield, MO 65808. Please indicate your style and quantity.
Jordan is perfectly house trained, playful and happy. He has completed obedience classes and did great!
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When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon will donate to Greyhound Pets of America. 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.
Make your plans now to attend the 23rd Annual GPA-Springfield, MO Greyhound Gathering. This year, our big event will be held at 2728 N. 24th, Ozark, MO. We'll be serving grilled brats and holding our ever popular silent auctions. Vendors will include M & M Designs from Kansas City, Brenda Treece's Pots for Pets, and our own Greyhound Store.
Check our Calendar for more information on Meet & Greets inSpringfield, Joplin, Fayetteville and Branson, and other upcoming events!
Help GPAMO raise funds to benefit our hounds! We have:
For more information and to purchase, email
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?
Check out this public service announcement from Adopt-A-Greyhound!
Our 2013 Membership Drive generated a net total of $2,056!! This money helps give our greyhounds the care they need as they journey toward their forever homes. Thanks to all our members!
Greyhound Pets of America – Springfield, MO has been approved and is now listed on AdoptAShelter.com.
Every time you and all of your fellow supporters shop using adoptashelter.com you are financially supporting Greyhound Pets of America – Springfield, MO
Remember, it’s easy to use (no login or password needed), it’s free and every purchase helps animals…so tell every animal lover you know.
You can find a downloadable flyer and other free tools to help spread the word to friends, family and supporters in their Shelter Resources section
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
2014 Greyhound Gathering!
$225 was donated to GPA-Springfield, MO from their sales!