Additional Adoption Fee Information for East
The Irish greyhounds arrive to us spayed or neutered with current rabies vaccinations. The transportation cost averages $1,620 per dog, and GALT spends another approximately $400 for CBC blood work with heartworm test, Protatek testing, dental and vaccinations required for this environment.
At this time, Ireland is the current source for retired racing greyhounds. Southland track in West Memphis, AR is ceasing racing December 31, 2022. After that time there will be only 2 tracks left in West Virginia. All of those retired racers will go to adoption groups on the east coast.
For its almost 22 years in existence, GALT has operated as a 501 (c) 3 Corporation. The Irish retired racers’ adoption fee correlates to this policy.
East’s adoption fee is: $1,250
East, aka Killee East, is a 3year old brindle male born on October 6, 2019. His sire is Bull Run Bolt and his dam is Killed Diva. East is one of GALT’s Irish hounds and has 14 races to his credit on Greyhound Data. He should not live with cats.