We're Greyhound Rescue of Tennessee, and we want to thank you for taking a minute to visit us. We are an all-volunteer greyhound rescue and adoption group. It is our belief that racing greyhounds should not be overlooked, but rather placed into loving, responsible homes at the end of their careers. Our mission is to inform the public about the retired racers, show them to be the beautiful, gentle animals that they are, and make a difference in the lives of as many retired racers as possible. We believe that racing greyhounds deserve every chance to become a treasured family member at the end of their careers, and we will strive to provide the best possible homes for them.


If you're interested in adopting or would like to donate your time, talent, or supplies please contact us HERE.


We appreciate your interest in GRFT, and hope you stop by again soon.





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Greyhound Rescue Foundation of Tennessee
P.O. Box 32554
Knoxville, TN  37930-2554




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Sherrie as she has been call has found herself back in foster care through no fault of her own.


Sherrie was in her home a few years when an the family interest and dynamics changed.  Sherrie is adjusting to being a cherrished foster again so she can once again gain confidence and know she will wake up one day with a family of her own that will love her.


A GRFT family picked up Sherrie and will let us know as she settles into a routine once again.


Sherrie will be cat tested while in foster care.  The vet we talked with said she had no problem with the cats when she was in for her visit.


Will you be the lucky family that gives this girl a forever home?


Greyhounds Make Wonderful Companions.





Greyhound Rescue Foundation of Tennessee is a State Chartered not-for-profit all volunteer organization whose mission is five fold:

1) To educate the general public about the availability and suitability of retired racing Greyhounds as pets.

2) To medically treat each Greyhound that comes into our program, including but not limited to spay/neuter, all shots, heartworm test, and any other treatment deemed needed.

3) To find loving and qualified homes for all Greyhounds entrusted to us.

4) To offer ongoing support to those who adopt Greyhounds.

5) To promote harmony and cooperation between all segments of the worldwide Greyhound community.


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