Additional Adoption Fee Information for Zeus
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.
Zeus’ adoption fee is: $1,250
Zeus, aka Feed Me Salami, is a an almost 4 year old brindle male born on December 12, 2018. His sire is Ballymac Eske and his dam is Pats Black Lady. Zeus is one of GALT’s Irish hounds and has 50 races to his credit on Greyhound Data. He has a very high prey drive but gets along with children. Zeus should not live with cats.