Ways to Help


Volunteers are the lifeblood of GPAN. There are myriad ways you can help us help greyhounds, including:

  • Foster a greyhound that has just arrived from the track. CLICK HERE to fill out a foster application and to learn more about fostering.
  • Invest in a 401(Grey) Foster Dog Sponsorship. As a 401(Grey) Investor, you'll be sponsoring a dog awaiting adoption. Your name will appear on our website, adoptables boards and you'll be featured on our Yahoo list. More importantly, your $50 investment will help us help more adoptable hounds.
  • Drive your SUVs or van to help pick up dogs from adoption agencies or transport broken-legged hounds to the veterinary orthopedist in Memphis.
  • Greyhound Meet and GreetsSign up to help at Meet and Greets and special events.
  • Identify a site for a new Meet and Greet and take the lead for its regular occurrence.
  • Train to do home visits and to support new adopters.

  • Pitch in with all manner of clerical tasks, telephone follow-up, proofreading, data input, etc. 

  • Introduce others to greyhound adoption by taking your hound to animal-friendly events.
  • Distribute signs and brochures promoting greyhound adoption at libraries, stores, your work or house of worship.
  • Chair or help plan a special event such as our picnic or Winter Gathering or work at the event by taking a shift at the sign-in table, food table, help with clean up or assist with foster dogs.
  • Learn to trim and Dremel dog nails and provide this service at Meet and Greets and events. Each nail trim nets the group $5 per dog.

For more information give us a call at 615-601-2139 or email us at gpanashville@gmail.com.