Pets of America Inc. (GPA) is a national non-profit organization
dedicated to finding responsible loving homes for Greyhounds,
to acquaint the public with the desirability of Greyhounds as
pets, and to inform them of the availability of Greyhounds for
GPA-Houston, Inc. is the
proud Houston chapter of GPA and we operate out of the Best
Friends Pet Care in the Galleria area. GPA-Houston is a
tax exempt 501(c)(3) public charity and our Federal Tax Identification
Number is 76-0210038.
Since there is never a
lack of dogs waiting for adoption, potential adopters have the
opportunity to meet and get to know several dogs. Through our
extensive adoption process, it is our goal to find the perfect
match for both pet and owner. Except for two part-time kennel
employees, we are an all volunteer organization with over 500
members in the Houston metropolitan area.
SPECIAL NOTICE: Gulf Greyhound Park Closing
Gulf Greyhound Park announced on August 25th that live greyhound racing operations will cease effective January 1, 2016. This is all GPA-Houston knows at the moment. GPA-Houston will assist the breeders, owners and trainers as best it can during this transition and will continue to fulfill its mission of placing retired racing greyhounds into loving and responsible homes.
Come. Sit. Stay. And see some greyhounds. The 8th annual Barkfest is coming! Join us on Saturday November 7, 2014 from 10AM-4PM at Kingwood's Town Center Park. The event is free and open to the public. Click here for more info or email Kathy .
DONATE YOUR OLD CAR/TRUCK TO GPA-HOUSTON
Car Program LLC has already picked up 2 donated cars for us. GPA-Houston will receive 70% of the net proceeds. Car Program LLC carries a $1,000,000 liability insurance policy, is licensed, bonded, and has processed over one million donations across the United States. All you have to do is click here to fill out the Vehicle Donation Form. Car Program LLC will do the rest. If you have any questions, feel free to call the kennel office.
GREYT GPAH SUPER AUCTION!
Mark your calendars, October 18 - 26, 2015, and get those fingers in shape. The bidding wars start early and run late. We have some wonderful donations again this year. Stay tuned for sneak peeks on our Facebook page.
REMEMBER IT IS HURRICANE SEASON
We all need to be prepared! Click here for ideas and a plan. Be safe out there.
IF YOU SELL ON EBAY
Consider donating a portion of your sales to GPA-Houston. Click here and choose Greyhound Pets of America – Houston, select what percentage you would like to donate and then sell. If you don't sell items on eBay, donate them to GPAH and we will sell them. Let us know.