GREAT! Here is everything you need to know about adopting a Greyhound through MSGAO.  

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You can support MSGAO by:

  • Giving money, one-time or sustaining donations. To do so, you DO NOT have to have a PayPal account. You can use it as a "guest" for your donations to be processed.

  • Donating a vehicle

  • Participating in:

    • Kroger Community Rewards (No. YT691)

    • Amazon Smile

    • WoofTrax

    • iGive

    • Chewy Referrals and Donations

  • Making purchases through our online shop.  


Click on our Donate page for details on how to help our greyhounds find forever homes. MSGAO is a 501(c)(3) organization.  Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.


We have five new options for letting the world know you love your greyhound! The blue shirt (top left) is especially for kids. The rest are adult-sized. Click on the Store tab above to place your order. Save money by picking up your selections at the kennel. It'll give you a chance to visit with our available hounds!



Our adoption fee is $350 (effective Jan. 1, 2021). A non-refundable $50 application fee is due with your completed application. Your $50 deposit will be applied to the adoption fee once the application is approved. You may make the payment via PayPal or by mailing a check with the printout of your completed application. We thank you for your interest in adopting a retired racer!

Longtime adopter and former

MSGAO board member Adam

Loeffel is our executive director. 

He brings  a wealth of experience

to the position as a former racing

kennel worker, business owner

and tireless volunteer. Adam's

volunteer activities for MSGAO

public outreach include the

Lichterman Scarecrow

Contest, the Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees at Pink Palace Museum, the annual MSGAO Dog Wash and the annual Reunion. 


Adam brings his creative flair, business acumen, and greyhound knowledge to MSGAO's operations. The health and welfare of our adoptive and boarding hounds are Adam's top priorities. He looks forward to helping you find your new best friend of the furry persuasion!

Click here to see all the available hounds.
Call the kennel to make an appointment: 870-735-7317

The MSGAO kennel is open Monday and Tuesday through Saturday. from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Closed Sundays and Tuesdays

MSGAO's Mission

  • To provide shelter and care for retired and injured greyhounds and a means for the adoption of greyhounds by caring persons.

  • To solicit, accept and administer contributions from the general public for the purpose of furthering its mission.


MSGAO, a racing-supported, 501(c)(3) greyhound adoption organization, is endorsed by the National Greyhound Association as a partner in responsible adoption.

© 2015 Mid-South Greyhound Adoption Option | (870) 735-7317 |  2000 Southland Drive, #23, West Memphis, AR  72301 | www.MSGAO.org