Texas Italian Greyhound Rescue Inc

Rating: 4.83 stars   24 reviews


PO Box 852141 Richardson TX 75085-2141 USA


Our mission is to educate the public about the desirability of adopting Italian Greyhounds as companions and family pets in the home. Facilitate placing Italian Greyhounds in loving, responsible, forever homes. To provide continuing educational support to the Italian Greyhound family after placement to ensure a successful adoption. To support, welcome, and encourage an active, organized volunteer base of Italian Greyhound lovers who share the passion and vision of finding loving, responsible, forever homes for Italian Greyhounds to live out their natural lives. To stress the importance of spay and neuter as a means of controlling the number of unwanted animals. To connect with other groups and people that assist and adopt Italian Greyhounds to promote adoption worldwide. To enjoy the spiritual connection we all share with Italian Greyhounds and each other in loving and helping one of the most loving and loyal creatures put on this earth.


We have placed hundreds of rescued Italian greyhounds, whippets, greyhound mixes and salukis in loving forever homes. In 2012, we placed over 70 foster dogs with volunteer foster homes and adopted 60 dogs to forever homes.

Target demographics:

All individuals interested in adopting an Italian greyhound, whippet, saluki, and/or greyhound.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

Our fosters directly benefit from all donations.

Geographic areas served:

Texas and surrounding states


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Reviews for Texas Italian Greyhound Rescue Inc

Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 1 stars  

I have explained my disappointment with the organization . We traveled to there event , filled out the forms and were able to pay the amount requested. Now retired and lots of time and resources to give a dog a good home. Years ago we worked and traveled a lot, our dog was registered with a vet but was not taken as much as the group liked. We explained that the dog traveled with us and we took him when needed were we were. For 15 years Max was happy and healthy. I am so disappointed with the inability to judge people as individuals and not so black and white. So if anyone else try's to adopt make sure you have the perfect past they expect.

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(Nonprofit Staff) wrote:

We are sorry for your disappointment, however every organization has a set of guidelines that are followed. Unfortunately there are circumstances that prevent applications from continuing to be processed if the information that was asked is not provided.