Orientation & Adoption


Arizona Adopt A Greyhound is proud to be one of the nation’s largest Greyhound Adoption agencies. Lots of dedicated and hard working volunteers have made AAGI the successful program it is today.

We keep all of our dogs in foster homes.  We host or attend various special events throughout the year as well as regular Meet & Greet events so people can see what wonderful pets these “greyt” dogs make. We have relationships with racing kennel owners who like us to take their dogs, plus the ever returning stream of dogs coming back for divorces, deaths, moves or finances. We always have dogs for adoption!!

Tempe PetCo Meet & Greet / Orientation

Most Fridays each month between 4:30 – 6:30pm

PetCo – Tempe
1835 East Guadalupe Rd #112
Tempe, AZ 85283
SE Corner of Guadalupe & McClintock

Upcoming Dates:

Nov 22, 2017
Dec 1, 2017
Dec 8, 2017
Dec 15, 2017
Dec 22, 2017

Stop by to say hi and learn more about adopting a greyhound.  Since our dogs are fostered in homes all over the valley, available dogs are NOT usually on site but we always have “floor models” on hand along with any outgoing placements so you can see what terrific dogs they are.  The New Adopter Orientation is from 6:00 – 7:00pm and required prior to any adoption.  We appreciate you emailing us that you plan to attend.

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AAGI Nail Clinic

This month only rescheduled to October 21!

Second Saturday of Each Month
8 am to 11:00 am WINTER HOURS
Clinic held Rain or Shine under covered area


October 21, 2017 8-11 am
November – Held at Picnic
December 9, 2017 8-11am
January 13, 2018 8-11am
February 10, 2018 8-11am

4752 E. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, AZ 

This is a residential neighborhood just North of the PGP – cross streets 44th Street & Osborn – see map below. There is plenty of street parking and a fully fenced yard to keep our hounds safe. We will have signs but if all else fails call Joni at (602) 999-2900.



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Donations to AAGI are the life blood of our organization and we are always grateful for any help you can offer.

Please go to Donations to donate in $10 increments.

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AAGI has received several questions regarding the reported leptospirosis cases in Maricopa County and also about the vaccine.

Ariel Cooper, DVM works in the East Valley and owns an AAGI greyhound. She has graciously provided us with the information on this page of our site.

PLEASE NOTE: decisions about vaccination and/or what and where is safe for your dog should be made in consultation with your veterinarian. 

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12Ks of Christmas


December 9th, 2017
7:30 – 12:00

Freestone Park, Gilbert, AZ

Come join AAGI at this festive animal friendly event!  You can participate in 1.2K, 6K, and 12K runs/walks, shop at the Christmas Bazaar, enjoy loads of Christmas Carols and of course, visit the AAGI booth in Santa’s Pet Village www.12Krun.com/santas-pet-village.

AAGI will have several “floor model” hounds as well as adoptable hounds on hand for you to meet.  AAGI will also have on-site registration for our Goin’ to the Dogs 5K in February.

There will be lots of holiday music and costumes abound.  This is a really fun way to kick off the holiday season and help out valley animal welfare organizations!  Don’t miss it!

We could still use more volunteers at our booth. If you’d like to help, please contact elizabeth@arizonaadoptagreyhound.org

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AAGI Email List

We are working hard to make sure everybody knows what is going on with AAGI. We email out notices of events, the Nail Clinic and other news we want to share.

If you are NOT getting email from us it is because we don’t have your current email. Please use this email LINK and so we can get that fixed.

Also, if you are getting our email but would prefer not to, just click the Unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our communications.

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