Upcoming Events

Jul 11, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Meet & Greet PetSmart Mechanicsville

Come meet some greyhounds and find out what greyt pets greyhounds make! Bring your greyhounds for others to meet! We are following social distancing guidelines, please wear a mask, hand sanitizer will be provided. Event will be held outside. (PetSmart, 7225 Bell Creek Rd., Mechanicsville, VA 23111)

Sep 19, 2020

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Woodlake Animal Hospital's Spring Fling Benefiting JRG

Note: This event has been rescheduled from April 4th to September 19th. Join us for Woodlake Animal Hospital's Third Annual Spring Fling benefiting James River Greyhounds! There will be live music from the Stray Dog Band, Food Trucks, Vendors, Adoptions, Games, Kidzone, Petting Zoo, Greyhounds, AND SO MUCH MORE! We look forward to seeing you at this pet & family friendly event. Location: Woodlake Animal Hospital, 6511 Woodlake Village Pkwy, Midlothian, Virginia 23112 (map)

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Featured Available Greyhound

Tony Romo


Tony Romo is a sweet, loving 4 year old boy looking for his forever family.  He enjoys hanging out with you while you watch TV or work on the computer and is also able to chill out in another room during your virtual work meetings.  Tony sleeps through the night and is house broken.  He enjoys going on walks and absolutely loves sniffing flowers. He listens well and aims to please. If you take him to a fenced in area, Tony will show you how fast he can run. Tony will do best in a home without cats, small dogs or children under the age of 10. Tony is a big boy who raced at 79 lbs. Will you be Tony's forever family? 

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About James River Greyhounds


James River Greyhounds is a non-profit organization dedicated to finding responsible, caring homes for retired racing greyhounds in the Central Virginia area including the Richmond Metro Area, west to the Charlottesville area, east to the Williamsburg/Newport News area, and south of the Fredericksburg area. Since 1989, we have found "forever homes" for more than 1350 greyhounds - and counting!  We are now partnered with Greyt Love Retirement (GLR) to bring even more greyhounds into the region!  GLR provides a shelter to foster greyhounds while they await their forever homes.


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