Foster families of 2020

GPA-Nashville would like to thank all our foster families of 2020. We are grateful for the efforts of ALL our volunteers and fostering is a critical role. So many greyhounds have found happy homes because of the selfless efforts of the foster families. If you will open your home for 3 or 4 weeks to a greyhound even just one time a year, it will make a HUGE difference in so many greyhounds' lives.

If you would like to become a foster family please fill in the online form so that we know to contact you. All the food and medical expenses are paid for. These dogs just need the benefit of your home for a short time.


Foster FamilyDogsDays

Barbara Hoffman Ww Metropolitan, Passed Eye Test, Fuzzys Nikki Cox, LK'S Red Sparrow, OD Juke, GS Olivia Grace197

Our gold level fosters are those that go way way beyond the call of duty. They often open their homes to multiple dogs simultaneously and have had dogs in their homes for over 1/2 of the year (182 days or more).


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Virginia (Ginger) WinfreyCry Arizona120
Jeremy & Janet SchusterCRT Iris, Par Big Rich, WW strokeofluck, Dirt Diggla111
Kimberly & Kevin Marsh RHT Harp, BW's Lean on Me, BGR Wally West, GS Olivia Grace103
Martin & Rachel PyleExpert, Oaks Spider102
Meredith Clapp BGR J fuzbuster, Street Sweeper99
Sarah & Wade WoodruffExpert, TNT Fonzie99

Our silver level fosters are the backbone of our foster system. Many always keep a door open to a foster dog with very few breaks. They have opened their home to foster dogs for over 1/4 of the year (91 days or more).


Foster FamilyDogsDays

Andrew & Teri WisniewskiFire Rocket, B T Rex, Strike the Gold88
Mary Katherine Majors Lynda Carter, Zelda McBones, PJ Super Trooper, WW Neon Flash87
Julie ReynoldsChasing Glory85
Daniel & Megan Pentecost BGR Wicked Witch, Dennis Wilson79
David & Linda RogersBlack Oak Gilly, Time For Otto, Oaks Shelby, PCH Dont Ask75
Matthew & Whitney Ball DKC Roxy, Holding Controll73
Marissa & David Torres BGR J fuzbuster, Street Sweeper72
Chris & Danielle K. Davis PJ Super Trooper70
Kala Wiggins & Sonya Thomas Saber Honey, Flying Zapata, Meredith MacRae, Nova I See U, Atascocita Jacki, Kirstjen Nielsen70
Dr. Brian K Reed & Leah Reed BGR Wicked Witch, BGR J fuzbuster67
Jan & Darrell Pitzer DKC Rock, KB's Curlin, Meredith MacRae65
Janet Berka & Jody PackerHC Cornbread, Polish Mermaid, Cruiseonbackhome64
Sharon ONeill Davy T Jones62
Micah James B T Rex59
Mardy Fones & Ray WongOaks Shelby, Ava Maria, PCH Dont Ask54
Amy & Jim Rusley Flying Zapata54
Greg Klein & Randall RatleyLK'S Red Sparrow, Polish Mermaid, Meredith MacRae53
Tara B Wallach Arkansnew Castle, Al Jardine52
David & Charlene Piatiak GS April, Cash Seeker47
Amy & Phil HuntHi Noon Tyrant, Oaks Shelby, Drama Boy47
Michael & Jennifer McLainStreet Sweeper41
Chris & Shawna Hodges P Kay Goose, Making Time39
Sallie HusseyTime For Otto, Oaks Shelby38
Amanda Kimberly Norestfordwicked37
Ashley Volk Watering Falls35
Spencer Hall & Ashley Mott WW Bora Bora35
Will & Megan Cammack RHT Harp, BW's Lean on Me, RS Mighty Mike34
Joyce & Justin Crites Street Sweeper32
Tonisha & Adam Goins Barts Playmenow31
Jason & Katie Jones Oaks Little Wing30
Justin Davidson & Emily HawarahMaking Time29
Nathan Wahl & Lisa GordonOaks Sophie28
Meghan Beebe HC Cornbread26
Thacher Cleveland & Brianne Stith Easy Feelin26
Alicia L. Jones & Connor D. Dawson Arkansnew Castle23
Kelly Newton & Stacy CarltonAtascocita Jacki22
Karen Daus O Ya Sonny Boy, GS April20
Nicole Ferreira Ava Maria18
Alison & Brian Warford Davy T Jones, TJ Ward16
Isabel Leatherbury & Michael Scott Lynda Carter16
Harper Lunn & Evan Davis Strike the Gold16
Meredith Galyon Wiser & Jacob WiserBlack Oak Gilly16
Kyle McCormick RS Mighty Mike15
Kate Fields & Michelle FieldsCRT Iris15
Penny Manly Par Big Rich, Goose15
Belinda Butler Expert13
Timothy Hiehle & Adrienne Titankski & K GS April, Meredith MacRae13
Mark Hubbard Cruiseonbackhome, Yukon Ken12
carrie L Pritchard TJ Ward12
Andra & Glenn CrandellHC Cornbread11
Jessie Meier Oaks Shelby, Par Big Rich10
Sarah & Hal Bouldin PCH Dont Ask9
William Withrow & Patricia Gilmer RHT Harp, She Nose Best9
Cathy & Bart MorrisOaks Shelby8
Kimberly Hoover Little Rocketman8
Christopher & Melinda Edgerton BGR J Disco Diva7
Sarah & Todd Norris Dinah Shore6
Ana Grau & Elaine HustedAl Jardine, Holding Controll5
Tony Lambert & Leslie Meranda Qualls-Lambert PCH Dont Ask5
Dylan Wells & Allie VickmanOaks Shelby1
Tom & Gayle Mayberry Polish Mermaid1
James & Jaime Winnett DKC Rock1

Our bronze level fosters are essential to the foster program. They usually take 1 or 2 dogs in the year or watch dogs when other fosters travel. Many many dogs would not be placed if not for the efforts of these foster families.

You can find out more about fostering a greyhound please visit the foster information area of our website, fill out our application form or contact us at (

Every year is a new year! The contributions of foster families in 2019 can be found here