GREYHOUND ADOPTION LEAGUE OF TEXAS INC Overview
Target demographics: Adults & Families
Direct beneficiaries per year: 225 greyhounds find their homes
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: spend time with our hounds in boarding - walking, playing, grooming and otherwise interacting with them, help out at a GALT fundraiser.
Geographic areas served: United States of America and adjacent countries
Programs: Miss Mesa Fund - Contributions to this fund are used to pay the cost of medical care for those GALT greyhounds with special medical needs. http://galtx.org/help/mesafund.shtml
House a Hound - Help GALT's hounds waiting for their forever homes by sponsoring their boarding at a kennel. The average stay for an adoptable hound is approx. 4 weeks which allows time to complete vetting and general health/personality assessment before placement in a foster home. http://galtx.org/help/houseahound.shtml
Angel's Strays Fund - Please help GALT save the lives of STRAY or injured greyhounds.
Assist all greyhounds, primarily those that are retired from or affiliated with the racing industry;
Facilitate placing greyhounds in loving, responsible, forever homes;
Educate the public about the desirability of adopting greyhounds as companions and family pets in the home;
Stress the importance of spay and neuter as a means of controlling the number of unwanted animals;
Support, welcome and encourage an active, organized volunteer base of greyhound lovers who share the passion and vision of finding loving, responsible, forever homes for greyhounds to live out their natural lives;
Provide continuing educational support to the greyhound's family after placement to ensure a successful adoption;
Connect with other groups and people that assist and adopt greyhounds to promote adoption worldwide; and most of all,
Enjoy the spiritual connection we all share with greyhounds and each other in loving and helping one of the most loving and loyal creatures put on this earth.