Adoption FAQs

How much is the adoption fee?

Our standard adoption fees are:

Your $75 application deposit is applied to the adoption donation fee at the time of the adoption. The preferred method of payment is through PayPal. You may also pay by cash or check.

Why does GALT-Central Texas require an adoption deposit?

The $75 adoption application deposit ensures that you are serious in your desire to adopt a greyhound. We spend a lot of effort checking references and vet records. $25 of the $75 is non-refundable as it goes to cover the administrative costs of processing your application. The $75 will be applied to your adoption donation fee at the time of adoption.

What standard medical care does GALT-Central Texas provide before adoption?

GALT-Central Texas has high standards for the health and welfare of our greyhounds. GALT-Central Texas’s average medical cost per greyhound is well over $500 and includes the following:

What will I get when I adopt a greyhound from GALT-Central Texas?

If I’ve adopted from GALT-Central Texas before do I need to fill out the application again?

Yes. Anyone interested in adoption should complete the online application and submit the deposit. This will result in your name being added to the current potential adopters listing. If you are interested in a specific dog, please add that to the application so your preferences can be noted by our adoption coordinators.

Will GALT-Central Texas adopt to an out-of-town or out-of-state applicant?

No, we simply do not have the volunteer resources to accomplish this.

How long does the application approval process take?

Keep in mind that GALT-Central Texas relies on volunteers to process applications. Applications are reviewed in the order that they are submitted. If our volunteers are able to easily reach your references, the preliminary approval can usually be obtained in a month or less. The second step of the approval process is to narrow down your preferences and determine which dog may fit your environment.

More Questions?

Email the Adoption Coordinator at [email protected]