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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GPAMO T-Shirt Fundraiser a BIG SUCCESS!

greyhoundsOur 2015 member Ferrari Parody t-shirt sale was a wonderful success!

We sold 47 shirts and raised $102.06 in additional donations, resulting in the grand total raised amount of $513.94! This money will go a long way towards our goals of care, medical treatment and rehoming for our wonderful hounds.

Thanks to everyone who ordered a t-shirt and donated to GPAMO! A huge thank you also goes to local artist Nicole Peters, who designed this great t-shirt!

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Senior Adoption


Agusta Brookside Buttons Lattie SweetDream
Agusta Brookside Buttons Lattie SweetDream

All of these awesome girls are from the same Greyhound farm and all have been broods. They are ready to have a cushy comfy Forever home.
All the senior broods are cat safe and would be great with other dogs and kids.
They will be FREE to the right qualified homes.
Learn more on our SENIOR ADOPTION page!


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BarrettBarrett is a typical Greyhound boy... sweet, easy going, likes his crate, and gets along with other dogs. He likes men and women and would be fine with kids. Barrett is well behaved in the house and would be best living with another dog. He's 4 years old.

See more pictures of Barrett.

Meet all the Adoptable Hounds available through GPA-Springfield.

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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.


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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Support GPAMO!

Support Greyhound Pets of America by shopping at Amazon Smile!GPAMO

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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We recently made $470.25 from the Branson Show Ticket Ebay Auctions. Thanks so much for your interest in this fundraiser!

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2015 Bark & Brew Fest

2015 Bark and Brew FestWhat a great day we had for the 2015 Bark & Brew Fest at Macadoodles in Springfield! This event is an annual favorite.

GPAMO received $1,720 from the  Bark & Brew Fest event. This money will go far towards caring for our hounds waiting for their forever homes!

Thanks to Macadoodles Springfield for hosting this great festival.

See more photos from the 2015 Bark & Brew Fest.

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2015 Cooking For A Cause

Cooking for a CauseThe 2015 Cooking for a cause event in Webb City was a tremendous success. Volunteers from Joplin worked hard for the greyhounds and made $335 with cooking and donations, surpassing their last year's total of $280.

A special thanks goes to Bill and Cathy Welsh, John and Sharon Keogh, Aymi Schlichting, Chuck and Debbie Grotheer, and Gretchen Grotheer.

See more photos from 2015 Cooking for a Cause.

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Don't Forget About Me

We went to the Don't Forget About Me Pet Treat and Supply store at Branson Landing Sunday. The weather was perfect and they had collected $168.83 for our Greyhounds waiting for homes!

Visit our friends at Don't Forget About Me at Branson Landing, Suite 1205.

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Thank you!

The 2015 Home Builders Association of Springfield Home Show was a great success. Thanks to our volunteers, and to all those who came by to see us. Your generosity gave us $800 to care for our beautiful greyhounds!

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Read about this year's Greyhound Gathering and see photos of the event here.

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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?

See them on Etsy HERE and HERE.

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

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Adopt A ShelterGreyhound 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

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Heartguard Plus Supports GPA-Springfield MO

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 2014 Greyhound Gathering!
$225 was donated to GPA-Springfield, MO from their sales!

Coffee on Purpose
Coffee on Purpose
Coffee on Purpose
Coffee on Purpose Coffee on Purpose

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