Colorado Greyhound Adoption

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 Make sure your donation is scheduled to occur on December 4th!

Make sure your donation is scheduled to occur on December 4th!


The Spotlight

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Meet Bolt

“Every minute spent in your company, becomes the new greatest minute of my life.” – Bolt, the movie, 2008


Like a bolt of lightning, I shot out of the starting gate and onto the track!  Zooming ahead of my competitors…!   Wait, what do you mean I wasn’t the fastest dog?  I know I was retired young.  It wasn’t because I was an intimidating Bolt on the race track?

My name is Bolt!   I’m a big, exuberant and playful 2 year old greyhound!   I’m affectionate and I like to put my head in your lap so you can scratch my ears.  I like things other dogs like – long walks, lots of love, and good food.  I know basic commands, sit, down, shake, and bow.  I also like to play with toys and will occasionally fetch!

But, obviously there’s something a little different about me, or I wouldn’t be a spotlight dog, right?

I need a special adopter.  I need a home where the people in the home respect my space (including my treats and bed).   I need structure and guidelines. This is very important.  I am a resource guarder, and when good treats are involved, I want to keep them for myself and not let anyone touch them.  

My foster Mom is working on my training, and I have been evaluated by a Behaviorist.  It’s important that my forever home continues to work with me and give me both physical and mental stimulation.  All training must be positive reinforcement or reward-based. An experienced adopter is a must.

I’m not good with cats or with small dogs, but a well behaved big dog would make a great brother/sister for me.  I could also be an only dog.  it is best to not have small children in my home, but teenagers would be fine. 

I’m a good boy, who loves to meet people.  I’m looking for my forever people to find me! 

If Bolt sounds like the perfect dog for you --- please contact us to find out more about him!


Upcoming Meet & Greets



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About CGA


Colorado Greyhound Adoption is a 100% volunteer, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to finding permanent loving homes for and promoting the adoption and welfare of retired racing greyhounds as excellent family pets.

Based in the metropolitan Denver area, our volunteer base continues to grow, as more and more greyhound enthusiasts become involved. Our group maintains a racing neutral stance.

There are several greyhound adoption organizations in Colorado. A few factors that distinguish the groups are: Adoption Process, Sponsorship, Group Support, and Fostering Approach


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Our Recent Donors

Monetary Gifts:

Kathy Tedesco

Kathryn Seitz

Ann Foster

Larry Armin

Erica & Sylvain Thibault

Carl & Kay Bennett

Michael Paul

Carole Hayward - In Memory of Rip

Jane & Ron Cohen - In Memory of Dixie & In Honor of Asher’s Birthday


Avery Brewing Company - White Rascal fundraiser