So you’ve decided to adopt a greyhound? You are about to start a process which will change your life forever. But before you do, please make sure you READ our pages about Greyhounds and the FAQ page to make sure that you and the dog are right for each other.

This application may take a few minutes to complete, and takes the GPA representatives time to process. We want you to understand as much about retired Greyhounds as possible, and be ready to take the first step in bringing home your new best friend.

Important Information about the Application & Adoption Process

  • At Greyhound Pets of America-Louisville, our goal is to place Greyhounds into homes that will benefit both the Greyhound and the pet owner. Our attempts to find the best match are partly based upon your responses to the application you submit. Please answer the questions in as much detail as possible.
  • Some Greyhound rescue and adoption agencies require potential owners to have a fenced-in yard, GPA-Louisville does not. While having a fenced-in yard will make life a bit easier for you and your hound, we do not believe this should prevent a Greyhound from going to a good, loving home.
  • The application you are about to complete does not obligate either you or GPA-Louisville to any type of adoption commitment. It is merely the first step.
  • Upon approval of the application, a GPA representative will contact you to make arrangements for the next step of the adoption process, which is usually a home visit by a representative and their dogs.
  • You will be asked to sign a GPA-Louisville adoption contract when your adoption becomes official.

Please click here for the Adoption Application:

GPA-Louisville Adoption Application

You have multiple options for completing and submitting this form. Please see these options below, and if you have any questions, please email [email protected].

Option1 – If you have the appropriate software that allows you to complete fillable PDFs and save them on your computer, you may submit the application this way. Please download, fill in your answers and save the PDF. If you are not sure if you have the appropriate software, we recommend trying to fill in just your name and save the PDF before trying to complete the entire document.  Please send the saved, completed version by email to  [email protected]

Option 2 – If you have the Adobe Acrobat app on your Apple or Android device (cell-phone, tablet, etc) , or another similar app, there is a way to complete the PDF online and email it to us from your phone or tablet. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Option 3 – If you cannot fill in the PDF or prefer to fill in the form by hand, please print and complete the application using a pen. At this point you may scan the completed application into your computer and send by email to [email protected].

Option 4 – You may also send your completed written application by mail to this address:

6409 South Drive
Louisville, Kentucky  40272-4529

Option 5 – You may also send your completed written application  via fax to this number: (812) 725-0221

Option 6 – If you cannot download this application or do any of the options above, please contact us at [email protected]  or (502) 995-3767 and we will mail you an application.

If at any time you have questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at [email protected] or 502-995-3767.

If you are having difficulty viewing the application which is in PDF former, please note that you must have a version of the Adobe Acrobat software installed on your computer or another similar program.  A free version of Adobe Acrobat Reader may be able to be downloaded from

6409 South Drive
Louisville, Kentucky  40272-4529
Phone:  (502) 995-3767
Fax:  (812) 725-0221
E-mail:  [email protected]

Glen Owen, President              502-244-9657
Mike Beavers, Vice President   502-821-7345

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