Foster families of 2021

GPA-Nashville would like to thank all our foster families of 2021. 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

Virginia (Ginger) WinfreySlatex Elsa, Turbo Chet, Fanatic Tudy, Callie, RCK Sweet Sun219
Ashley Volk Oshkosh Happy, Abby, GF Nick Grasso, Callie, CET Big Huncho, AT's Sinister192

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).


Foster FamilyDogsDays

Chris & Danielle K. Davis PJ Super Trooper178
Jeremy & Janet SchusterOaks Spider, Strike the Gold, Sonya, Turbo Chet, RR Memphis, XAT Cowboys174
Barbara L Miller & Daniel E Feeser Stewie, JK No Charity, Dutch Calvin173
Kimberly & Kevin Marsh Broad Band, UCMe Jack N Gin, Captain171
Katy BrandtAMF Great Blast160
Barbara Hoffman BL Sweetie Pie, MJ Icey Hot, Sonya, Unyielding136
Brooke LeichhardtGreased Rails131
Daniel Cottrell Lenae126
David & Linda RogersStreet Sweeper, Oshkosh Happy121
Amy & Jim Rusley Hamilton Beach112
Colin & Erin A Rice Anna101
Harper Lunn & Evan Davis TC's Shadowcat, Flameproof92

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 WisniewskiStreet Sweeper, Alfie, UCMe Jack N Gin90
Justin Davidson & Emily HawarahSimpson90
Charles & Chelsie Nicole Boyette Street Sweeper84
M Cathy WilderStewie84
Daniel S Pomeroy & Candy Wence K's Margaret83
Jillian HowellFuzzys Nikki Cox81
Nikita King Dutch Sydney, Duncan76
Zumaya OtaduyAnna, Greased Rails, Cobi's Miss Pri70
Noah NeedlemanAlfie68
Catherine CarrAMF Great Blast, Yolo Ryder, Greek Gladiator, Dionysus68
Teron Butler Port Hank, PJ Lovegonewrong, JD Sultan, Kelsos Lolly64
Meredith Galyon Wiser & Jacob WiserPDX Tinkers, GF Diablo, Callie, Flying Belgian64
Karen Daus RCK Crystal60
lisa rucker Greek Islander, Track Suit Porky58
Sheila Smith (Hopper) unregistered pup56
Jillian Ferrello & Tyler Prokop Greek Islander56
Keith & Stacey Kuboske KB's Lalaloopsy, Interstate Ten53
Tony Lambert & Leslie Meranda Qualls-Lambert Sonya, Simpson40
Mark Hubbard Get Back Up38
Meghan Beebe OIC That Snitch38
Etana Bates Fuzzys Nikki Cox38
Christopher & Melinda Edgerton Interstate Ten37
Sarah Gerhardstein XAT Cowboys35
Jake & Darcy HeaserLK's Just Blaze34
Deede & Bobby Melder Oshkosh Kerren31
Skylar Tippetts Winning Slogan31
Will & Megan Cammack Street Sweeper29
Eric & Leslie Near Lime Time29
Kala Wiggins & Sonya Thomas (Hopper) unregistered pup29
Diane Sumner Yolo Ryder28
Nick Cross & Meagan Dunn Imark Maxim27
Nicholas Hollopeter & Anneka Gilliam Simpson27
Erin Walker & Dan WalkerOshkosh Happy, Abby26
Kate Probasco & Nick Siragusa Dutch Sydney25
Kathleen Crump Oshkosh Happy25
William Munson & Heather Detamore XAT Dolphins24
James & Paula Mondelli Fanatic Tudy21
Chris & Cassandra King Romy21
Kevin & Leslie Malkiewicz Slatex Elsa, VIP No Deal21
Hank & Marni Gardner Dionysus20
Cea Pannell Dingus, Fly Sabre Tooth20
Ruth & Paul A Hemphill Simpson, Tom Cat19
Sara Montgomery Lime Time18
Cathy & Bart MorrisBL Sweetie Pie18
Rene Britt WW Well Known18
Nathaniel Seth Johnson Unyielding18
Georgia Sims & Alex Daugherty Broad Band18
Laura Slemp & Matt ParksRR Memphis17
Caroline Knieriem & Rich Fickes Dingus17
Sam Silva & Espy Kremer Dionysus16
Rachelle Eads RR Memphis16
Teresa & Duane McQueen (Hopper) unregistered pup14
Kayla Harris MJ Icey Hot14
Rachel Leigh Fly Sabre Tooth, Oshkosh Kerren13
Mardy Fones & Ray WongDingus13
David Hood & MARIANN HOOD Lulu12
Larry Nowlin Strike the Gold12
Charlotte Holt Romy11
Angela Winnette DKC Riley, Broad Band11
Jacqueline & Clay Stafford Flameproof10
Mary Katherine MajorsAnna9
Tara B Wallach PJ Lovegonewrong7
Kyle McCormick Cam Newton6
Anne & Adam Hornstein XAT Dolphins5
Leigh H. Dinwiddie & Robert M. Dinwiddie, Jr. Sonya4
Chris Hodges Kelsos WildRover3
Phil Dubnick & Carrie Walker Barts Truefriend1

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 2020 can be found here