In 2009 GRNSW established its own re-homing program - Greyhounds as Pets (GAP). The aim of GAP is to:
• Provide an avenue for people to adopt former racing greyhounds;
• Educate participants on the options for their greyhound after racing; and
• Promote the merits of greyhounds as a pet to the wider community.
In addition to re-homing greyhounds into domestic households, GAP has also worked with a number of partners for greyhounds to be used as therapy dogs in retirement homes and special needs facilities.
For more on Greyhounds As Pets, including information on how to adopt a greyhound, visit the website at www.gapnsw.com.au
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Greyhounds As Pets (GAP) is an initiative of Greyhound Racing NSW and is dedicated to finding homes for greyhounds. Greyhounds can make fantastic pets – they are quiet, lazy and gentle dogs that thrive in the family home environment.