Foster families of 2022

GPA-Nashville would like to thank all our foster families of 2022. 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

Jillian Ferrello & Tyler Prokop Greek Islander365
Jeremy & Janet SchusterWW Manchurian, WW Fueled Up346
Andrew & Teri WisniewskiWW Manchurian, WW Fueled Up205

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

Caryn Green & Keaten HolleyDionysus171
Lauren Brooks & John Gregory Manfred148
Chris & Shelby McQuistion WW Manchurian146
Amy & Jim Rusley Hamilton Beach113

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

Mary Katherine MajorsLionel of Ruckus86
Allyson Keen TS Jane, CET Lilly84
Hank & Marni Gardner Dionysus, CET Lilly61
Kathleen Crump CarpetKing Baron55
Angela Winnette CET Foxy55
Deede & Bobby Melder Something Bad54
Meredith Galyon Wiser & Jacob WiserPDX Tinkers42
lisa rucker Track Suit Porky36
David & Linda RogersTS Jane13
Samuel Curnutte & Zack Zeman Track Suit Porky13
Kathy Jackson & John JacksonRCK Sweet Sun10
Ashley Volk AT's Sinister8
Meghan Beebe OIC That Snitch8
Mark Hubbard Get Back Up8
Virginia (Ginger) WinfreyRCK Sweet Sun8
Catherine CarrAMF Great Blast8
Justin Davidson & Emily HawarahRCK Sweet Sun6
Bella Novicki WW Fueled Up5
Teron Butler Kelsos Lolly4

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 2021 can be found here