Adoption Day on August 4, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to Emily, Warren & Lily on the addition of Shane (race name Rico’s Shane) to their family. Shane is a very handsome, sweet, and friendly 5 year old “cow dog”who loves meeting new people on walks and doesn’t hesitate to lean on you the minute your start petting him. He was fostered for a couple weeks and then met his new family at a Meet & Greet. It was love from the start and one week later he joined the family.  Please welcome Shane to the BRGA Pack!

CONGRATULATIONS to Emily, Warren & Lily on the addition of Shane (race name Rico’s Shane) to their family. Shane is a very handsome, sweet, and friendly 5 year old “cow dog”who loves meeting new people on walks and doesn’t hesitate to lean on you the minute your start petting him. He was fostered for a couple weeks and then met his new family at a Meet & Greet. It was love from the start and one week later he joined the family.

Please welcome Shane to the BRGA Pack!

Adoption Day on July 27, 2019

Congratulations to Sharon and Dave with their boy, Loki and beautiful new brindle girl, Freyja formerly Syfy Sandy. Freyja is an absolute sweetheart and loves having Loki to show her all the fabulous couches and beds to sleep on! The pair became instant buddies. Freyja is very curious and learning about all the exciting trees and bushes and dogs in the neighborhood on her fun walks!  Please welcome Dave and Sharon with Loki and Frejya into the BRGA pack!

Congratulations to Sharon and Dave with their boy, Loki and beautiful new brindle girl, Freyja formerly Syfy Sandy. Freyja is an absolute sweetheart and loves having Loki to show her all the fabulous couches and beds to sleep on! The pair became instant buddies. Freyja is very curious and learning about all the exciting trees and bushes and dogs in the neighborhood on her fun walks!

Please welcome Dave and Sharon with Loki and Frejya into the BRGA pack!

Prison Hound Adoption Day on July 12, 2019

BRGA would like to give a special Congratulations to Max as a new Hardee Graduate with his family, Harold, Helen, son Michael and whippet Lucy.  Max was trained by wonderful inmate trainers who went above and beyond basic training. Max will soon become a Service Dog! He will help Harold by doing things such as being a support, picking up things, and he can even turn off the lights! When Max is not working, he is an amazing dog who just loves to go zoomies around the yard and flop on the couch to nap. Max is also bonding with Michael as a therapy dog. He loves lots of attention and pets from his family!  Welcome to the BRGA pack!

BRGA would like to give a special Congratulations to Max as a new Hardee Graduate with his family, Harold, Helen, son Michael and whippet Lucy.

Max was trained by wonderful inmate trainers who went above and beyond basic training. Max will soon become a Service Dog! He will help Harold by doing things such as being a support, picking up things, and he can even turn off the lights! When Max is not working, he is an amazing dog who just loves to go zoomies around the yard and flop on the couch to nap. Max is also bonding with Michael as a therapy dog. He loves lots of attention and pets from his family!

Welcome to the BRGA pack!

Congratulations to Cody, Katie and their new, sweet Hardee Graduate, Snappy Sue (aka Snappy). Snappy went in to the prison training program in April as shy and unsure of her surroundings. She just graduated as "the little darling" in her class by being spoiled by all the wonderful volunteers and inmate trainers. Snappy knows all of her basic commands and a few more. She just loves to please Cody and Katie!  We welcome Snappy with Cody and Katie to the BRGA pack!

Congratulations to Cody, Katie and their new, sweet Hardee Graduate, Snappy Sue (aka Snappy). Snappy went in to the prison training program in April as shy and unsure of her surroundings. She just graduated as "the little darling" in her class by being spoiled by all the wonderful volunteers and inmate trainers. Snappy knows all of her basic commands and a few more. She just loves to please Cody and Katie!

We welcome Snappy with Cody and Katie to the BRGA pack!

Adoption Day on May 23, 2019

Congratulations to Nikki, Morgan, Robert and Miles (not shown) for adding WW Jax in the Box now Peaches to the family! Nikki's family has been forever patient waiting for their special girl to arrive!  Peaches is absolutely the sweetest fawn girl that immediately leaned on Morgan for love and pets! She will be well spoiled in her new family.  BRGA Welcomes Peaches to the Pack!

Congratulations to Nikki, Morgan, Robert and Miles (not shown) for adding WW Jax in the Box now Peaches to the family! Nikki's family has been forever patient waiting for their special girl to arrive!

Peaches is absolutely the sweetest fawn girl that immediately leaned on Morgan for love and pets! She will be well spoiled in her new family.

BRGA Welcomes Peaches to the Pack!

Adoption Day on May 18, 2019

Congratulations to Justin and Belle! WW Arnica now affectionately called Bobby is enjoying his retirement. Bobby is a gorgeous brindle boy who immediately came to Belle (on his own) and leaned up on her. Their eyes met and it was love at first site for the 3 of them! Bobby has learned about all his new beds and loves his toys!  Please welcome Bobby, Justin and Belle to the BRGA pack!

Congratulations to Justin and Belle! WW Arnica now affectionately called Bobby is enjoying his retirement. Bobby is a gorgeous brindle boy who immediately came to Belle (on his own) and leaned up on her. Their eyes met and it was love at first site for the 3 of them! Bobby has learned about all his new beds and loves his toys!

Please welcome Bobby, Justin and Belle to the BRGA pack!

TNT Rocko now called Gus has a wonderful new home with Kate! Rocko is a sweet, tuxedo, shy boy who was enjoying Kate’s attention. Gus will get to explore the city and sights with Kate during his retirement. He is loving his new home!  BRGA is thrilled to have Gus and Kate in the BRGA Pack!

TNT Rocko now called Gus has a wonderful new home with Kate! Rocko is a sweet, tuxedo, shy boy who was enjoying Kate’s attention. Gus will get to explore the city and sights with Kate during his retirement. He is loving his new home!

BRGA is thrilled to have Gus and Kate in the BRGA Pack!

Scott is now a new Greyhound owner to PJ Better Days, now called Miko! Scott and his friend, Samyukta fell in love with Miko almost immediately! Miko has been exploring his new home with Scott’s parents; loving the new dog bed and has mastered the stairs!  Congratulations to Miko and Scott!

Scott is now a new Greyhound owner to PJ Better Days, now called Miko! Scott and his friend, Samyukta fell in love with Miko almost immediately! Miko has been exploring his new home with Scott’s parents; loving the new dog bed and has mastered the stairs!

Congratulations to Miko and Scott!

Please welcome Doreen and Randy with WWW Muhammad Ali, now called Buddy! Doreen and Randy are empty nesters. They realized what their home was missing was a new dog and this time they decided a greyhound would be the perfect fit. Welcome Buddy! He is working very hard to learn stairs and slept all night through the first night.  Congratulations to Buddy, Doreen and Randy!

Please welcome Doreen and Randy with WWW Muhammad Ali, now called Buddy! Doreen and Randy are empty nesters. They realized what their home was missing was a new dog and this time they decided a greyhound would be the perfect fit. Welcome Buddy! He is working very hard to learn stairs and slept all night through the first night.

Congratulations to Buddy, Doreen and Randy!

Ariana and Corey just got married and they knew they needed a dog in their life. So, with their son Isaac, they said hello to their newest family member Kevin, formerly Called KB’s Kafner! Kevin loves his new home and even though the family has soft plushy beds for Kevin, Kevin wants to be on the floor next to Isaac.  BRGA welcomes Kevin with his family, Ariana, Corey and Isaac!

Ariana and Corey just got married and they knew they needed a dog in their life. So, with their son Isaac, they said hello to their newest family member Kevin, formerly Called KB’s Kafner! Kevin loves his new home and even though the family has soft plushy beds for Kevin, Kevin wants to be on the floor next to Isaac.

BRGA welcomes Kevin with his family, Ariana, Corey and Isaac!

Gwen and Paul, along with their son Koda, wanted a friend for their 7 year old male Huskie. Along came Go Maddie Go, a beautiful petit fawn girl, now called Annie Oakley and the two hit it off right away. Annie was so happy to be in her new home – she had no accidents in the house from day one and mastered stairs all on her own.  BRGA Welcomes Annie Oakley and Gwen, Paul and Koda to the Pack!

Gwen and Paul, along with their son Koda, wanted a friend for their 7 year old male Huskie. Along came Go Maddie Go, a beautiful petit fawn girl, now called Annie Oakley and the two hit it off right away. Annie was so happy to be in her new home – she had no accidents in the house from day one and mastered stairs all on her own.

BRGA Welcomes Annie Oakley and Gwen, Paul and Koda to the Pack!

Everyone, please bow to BF Par Shell, “royally” called Lady Jane and her new mom Keri. Lady Jane just went home to her new kingdom and has decided that the best way her lady in waiting can attend to her is with belly rubs. Keri says she is just perfect in every way.  Congratulations to “her highness” Lady Jane and Keri!

Everyone, please bow to BF Par Shell, “royally” called Lady Jane and her new mom Keri. Lady Jane just went home to her new kingdom and has decided that the best way her lady in waiting can attend to her is with belly rubs. Keri says she is just perfect in every way.

Congratulations to “her highness” Lady Jane and Keri!

Sara and her husband Derek wanted a new friend for Bo, their 6-year old greyhound. Par Molly, Molly got off the hauler after her trip to Virginia and seemed very shy of everyone and everything new. However, as soon as she got to her new home and met Bo, she was thrilled to have a new friend!. The two are now inseparable.  Congratulations to Molly, Bo, Sara and Derek!

Sara and her husband Derek wanted a new friend for Bo, their 6-year old greyhound. Par Molly, Molly got off the hauler after her trip to Virginia and seemed very shy of everyone and everything new. However, as soon as she got to her new home and met Bo, she was thrilled to have a new friend!. The two are now inseparable.

Congratulations to Molly, Bo, Sara and Derek!

Adoption Day on May 5, 2019

Congratulations to Matt, Cindy, Noah and Elsie with Blueberry (blue brindle) and B Gee (blue fawn). Blue and B Gee are a full brother and sister bonded pair who needed to be adopted together. Matt volunteered to drive down to NC to meet the drivers half way and bring them home. Noah has quickly become attached to Blueberry who is a quiet reserved boy and Elsie has bonded with B Gee who is a bit more spunky and likes to play with squeaky toys.   Please welcome Blueberry and B Gee to your new home!

Congratulations to Matt, Cindy, Noah and Elsie with Blueberry (blue brindle) and B Gee (blue fawn). Blue and B Gee are a full brother and sister bonded pair who needed to be adopted together. Matt volunteered to drive down to NC to meet the drivers half way and bring them home. Noah has quickly become attached to Blueberry who is a quiet reserved boy and Elsie has bonded with B Gee who is a bit more spunky and likes to play with squeaky toys.

Please welcome Blueberry and B Gee to your new home!

Adoption Day on May 3, 2019

Please join BRGA in congratulating Naomi and Lickety Slick, now called Elliott, a beautiful red boy. Elliot has amazing big “bat like” ears and loves exploring new sights and sounds. Naomi and Elliot bonded quickly and are learning each other’s routine. Elliot was lucky enough to hitch a ride to Northern Virginia with a Hardee hound graduate.   Welcome Elliott!

Please join BRGA in congratulating Naomi and Lickety Slick, now called Elliott, a beautiful red boy. Elliot has amazing big “bat like” ears and loves exploring new sights and sounds. Naomi and Elliot bonded quickly and are learning each other’s routine. Elliot was lucky enough to hitch a ride to Northern Virginia with a Hardee hound graduate.

Welcome Elliott!

Adoption Day on May 2, 2019

Welcome John and Yoyo Man!   Yoyo is a beautiful sweet red male that needed some one on one attention. He got it with John who wanted a low-key and calm companion. Yoyo loves leaning into John for attention and lots of petting. He’s quickly becoming spoiled and loves his peanut butter Kongs.  BRGA is thrilled to have John and Yoyo in the pack!

Welcome John and Yoyo Man!

Yoyo is a beautiful sweet red male that needed some one on one attention. He got it with John who wanted a low-key and calm companion. Yoyo loves leaning into John for attention and lots of petting. He’s quickly becoming spoiled and loves his peanut butter Kongs.

BRGA is thrilled to have John and Yoyo in the pack!

Adoption Day on April 21, 2019

Sue is now enjoying Fred and Ginger who "danced" their way up to VA from FL. Fred and Ginger graduated from the Hardee Hero Hound program over a year ago and needed a new home. Suzette was searching for the perfect pair. At last they found each other! Fred is a bit of a goof; loves to play and surround himself with lots of toys. Ginger is a real sweetheart and wants to be near Suzette every moment. They are all now enjoying a Phase II of retirement!  Welcome Suzette with Fred and Ginger in to the BRGA Pack!

Sue is now enjoying Fred and Ginger who "danced" their way up to VA from FL. Fred and Ginger graduated from the Hardee Hero Hound program over a year ago and needed a new home. Suzette was searching for the perfect pair. At last they found each other! Fred is a bit of a goof; loves to play and surround himself with lots of toys. Ginger is a real sweetheart and wants to be near Suzette every moment. They are all now enjoying a Phase II of retirement!

Welcome Suzette with Fred and Ginger in to the BRGA Pack!

Adoption Day on April 19, 2019

Julie and her Grey, Katy are active volunteers for BRGA and decided it was time for Katy to have a sister. Lo and behold, her real half-sister, Mega Gabija, was ready to retire from racing! Gabby is now a new Hardee Hero Hound graduate and has almost 50 learned commands! She is a shy, sweet girl but loves lots of pats and belly rubs. If you are out and about at any of BRGA's events, you may get to see Katy and Gabby sharing lots of attention!  Congratulations to Julie with Katy and now Gabby!

Julie and her Grey, Katy are active volunteers for BRGA and decided it was time for Katy to have a sister. Lo and behold, her real half-sister, Mega Gabija, was ready to retire from racing! Gabby is now a new Hardee Hero Hound graduate and has almost 50 learned commands! She is a shy, sweet girl but loves lots of pats and belly rubs. If you are out and about at any of BRGA's events, you may get to see Katy and Gabby sharing lots of attention!

Congratulations to Julie with Katy and now Gabby!

Adoption Day on April 7, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to David and Kelsey for their new Greyhound Wednesday!  Wednesday is a sweet petite black female who is very curious. When she met her family it was love at first sight. Wednesday loves leaning on you for lots of pets and is enjoying walks all around the area!  David and Kelsey were so excited to show her their Charlottesville home! Please welcome David, Kelsey, and Wednesday to the BRGA Pack!

CONGRATULATIONS to David and Kelsey for their new Greyhound Wednesday!

Wednesday is a sweet petite black female who is very curious. When she met her family it was love at first sight. Wednesday loves leaning on you for lots of pets and is enjoying walks all around the area!

David and Kelsey were so excited to show her their Charlottesville home! Please welcome David, Kelsey, and Wednesday to the BRGA Pack!

Adoption Day on February 24, 2019

BRGA is excited to say CONGRATULATIONS to our 2 newest Greyhounds, Saoirse (seer- sha; It's an Irish name meaning "freedom"  ), formerly Victori Bonasera "Sera" and YOLO Country, now called Ace! 

Saoirse and Ace managed to "hitchhike" up to VA with 2 members who were driving down and back to FL. Always room for one (or two) more!

Alexis and Scott with their son and daughter (not shown) also waited a long time for just the right special boy, Ace, to come to VA and be a part of their family with their cat. Ace was a wonderful traveler along the way and helped guide the drivers to his new home. Ace has taken to his new beds and learning the ropes in the family's home.  Congratulations to Ace and his wonderful family!

Alexis and Scott with their son and daughter (not shown) also waited a long time for just the right special boy, Ace, to come to VA and be a part of their family with their cat. Ace was a wonderful traveler along the way and helped guide the drivers to his new home. Ace has taken to his new beds and learning the ropes in the family's home.

Congratulations to Ace and his wonderful family!

Sarah, Tim, and daughter Katie waited a long time for the arrival of  Saoirse. The phrase, "It takes a Village" is so true with this special girl. She was a BRGA sponsored broken leg dog. With the help of multiple volunteers in FL, Saoirse was given lots of love and time to heal prior to her adoption. The family says she is already giving lots of kisses. and stays right next to them on her bed with her blankie and her bunny. She is an amazing girl!  BRGA is thrilled that she is finally in her forever home!

Sarah, Tim, and daughter Katie waited a long time for the arrival of

Saoirse. The phrase, "It takes a Village" is so true with this special girl. She was a BRGA sponsored broken leg dog. With the help of multiple volunteers in FL, Saoirse was given lots of love and time to heal prior to her adoption. The family says she is already giving lots of kisses. and stays right next to them on her bed with her blankie and her bunny. She is an amazing girl!

BRGA is thrilled that she is finally in her forever home!

Hardee Hound Adoption Day on February 22, 2019

Kristine and her husband Jerome were so excited to meet Marley and add her to their family with their Doberman at home. Marley loves to run, despite the fact that she has a short tail. She's very smart and showed off her skills at the graduation. The family says she was so easy in the car heading back to VA!  Marley is excellent addition to our Hardee group!

Kristine and her husband Jerome were so excited to meet Marley and add her to their family with their Doberman at home. Marley loves to run, despite the fact that she has a short tail. She's very smart and showed off her skills at the graduation. The family says she was so easy in the car heading back to VA!

Marley is excellent addition to our Hardee group!

Rachel (pictured with friend, Caleb), her daughter, Elizabeth just adopted Carl. He's a wonderfully energetic and smart boy loved by his trainer and now loved by his new family. Carl has immediately bonded with Elizabeth and enjoyed the ride back to VA. He's adjusting to his new home and getting to know the cat.  BRGA is thrilled to have you in the "pack"!

Rachel (pictured with friend, Caleb), her daughter, Elizabeth just adopted Carl. He's a wonderfully energetic and smart boy loved by his trainer and now loved by his new family. Carl has immediately bonded with Elizabeth and enjoyed the ride back to VA. He's adjusting to his new home and getting to know the cat.

BRGA is thrilled to have you in the "pack"!

Adoption Day on January 19, 2019

Jessica could not wait to meet PJ Metro Boom, now called Cairo. Cairo has some fun energy and and is so curious about everything! Jessica cannot wait to show him him off when they go for walks in the city!  Congrats to Jessica and Cairo!

Jessica could not wait to meet PJ Metro Boom, now called Cairo. Cairo has some fun energy and and is so curious about everything! Jessica cannot wait to show him him off when they go for walks in the city!

Congrats to Jessica and Cairo!

Kimberly and Connor love their new BIG BOY, Willie Merle, now called Merlin. He will get to enjoy lots of couch time and a fun romp in their large fenced yard!  Congrats to Kim, Connor and Merlin!

Kimberly and Connor love their new BIG BOY, Willie Merle, now called Merlin. He will get to enjoy lots of couch time and a fun romp in their large fenced yard!

Congrats to Kim, Connor and Merlin!

Matt with his wife and daughter now have HOF George Musso, affectionately called Georgie by their daughter. He loved the attention and will relax with lots of warm blankets and "stuffies" in his new home.  Congratulations to the family and Georgie!

Matt with his wife and daughter now have HOF George Musso, affectionately called Georgie by their daughter. He loved the attention and will relax with lots of warm blankets and "stuffies" in his new home.

Congratulations to the family and Georgie!

Monica and Rod and their kids wanted a playmate for their fun loving Husky at home. Penny Hoarder is now a "Super-hero, "Mistique" and has joined the family! The 2 dogs met and liked each other right away!  Mistique will have lots of fun with her fun-loving family!

Monica and Rod and their kids wanted a playmate for their fun loving Husky at home. Penny Hoarder is now a "Super-hero, "Mistique" and has joined the family! The 2 dogs met and liked each other right away!

Mistique will have lots of fun with her fun-loving family!

Congratulations to Jeff and Jaylyn, kids and TBW Explosive, now called Cleopatra. "Cleo" is a beautifully sweet black girl who had to  wait an extra day for her family to come. And, BOY was it worth the wait! Cleo loves her new family and her new home with the  children! She has taken over the couch and even likes to play with her toys!  We are so excited that the family and Cleo are united!

Congratulations to Jeff and Jaylyn, kids and TBW Explosive, now called Cleopatra. "Cleo" is a beautifully sweet black girl who had to wait an extra day for her family to come. And, BOY was it worth the wait! Cleo loves her new family and her new home with the children! She has taken over the couch and even likes to play with her toys!

We are so excited that the family and Cleo are united!

Adoption Day on January 1, 2019

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH OUR NEWEST ADOPTED FAMILY!  On January 1, 2019, Patches, one of BRGA's sponsored broken leg dogs finally has his new home! Andrew and Christine had originally applied to foster a Greyhound as company for their Grey at home. When they heard about Patches, a gorgeous blue fawn male, they said, YES-we want him in our home! Patches has been recovering in fabulous foster care since November. Finally Christine and Andrew could not wait 1 day longer and took Patches home to enjoy the couch and his new Greyhound friend!  Congratulations to Christine, Andrew and Patches!! WHAT A HAPPY NEW YEAR FOR ALL!

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH OUR NEWEST ADOPTED FAMILY!

On January 1, 2019, Patches, one of BRGA's sponsored broken leg dogs finally has his new home! Andrew and Christine had originally applied to foster a Greyhound as company for their Grey at home. When they heard about Patches, a gorgeous blue fawn male, they said, YES-we want him in our home! Patches has been recovering in fabulous foster care since November. Finally Christine and Andrew could not wait 1 day longer and took Patches home to enjoy the couch and his new Greyhound friend!

Congratulations to Christine, Andrew and Patches!! WHAT A HAPPY NEW YEAR FOR ALL!

Hardee Hound Adoption Day on December 7, 2018

Another Hardee Graduate and a Plus 1 !! Congratulations to Jane, Paul, Kate and Claire with their new "siblings", Sunny (white and fawn) and BRGA's recently sponsored broken leg dog, Lenny! The family waited patiently for several months to take the trip to FL to pick up Nevaeh, now called Sunny from the Hardee Hero Hound program on December 7. Sunny is a sweet, shy little female that was loved by her trainer at Hardee! Jane, Paul and their daughters immediately fell in love with her too!  After graduation, the family agreed to take on an extra passenger, Lenny, to be adopted in VA. Well, not halfway through Lenny's ride to VA, the Anderson's knew he was a part of their family! It turns out that Sunny and Lenny are related! Lenny and Sunny have been inseparable ever since! Lenny officially retired with his new family on December 9!  Please welcome everyone to the BRGA pack!

Another Hardee Graduate and a Plus 1 !! Congratulations to Jane, Paul, Kate and Claire with their new "siblings", Sunny (white and fawn) and BRGA's recently sponsored broken leg dog, Lenny! The family waited patiently for several months to take the trip to FL to pick up Nevaeh, now called Sunny from the Hardee Hero Hound program on December 7. Sunny is a sweet, shy little female that was loved by her trainer at Hardee! Jane, Paul and their daughters immediately fell in love with her too!

After graduation, the family agreed to take on an extra passenger, Lenny, to be adopted in VA. Well, not halfway through Lenny's ride to VA, the Anderson's knew he was a part of their family! It turns out that Sunny and Lenny are related! Lenny and Sunny have been inseparable ever since! Lenny officially retired with his new family on December 9!

Please welcome everyone to the BRGA pack!


Adoption Day on December 1, 2018

Congratulations to Ben and Lauren. Shotgun Rider (Rider) is a gorgeous black brindle boy who is very affectionate. He passed out lots of hugs on the way to the adoption site. Ben and Lauren were so excited to take him home and introduce him to all his new dog beds and neighborhood paths in their area.

Congratulations to Ben and Lauren. Shotgun Rider (Rider) is a gorgeous black brindle boy who is very affectionate. He passed out lots of hugs on the way to the adoption site. Ben and Lauren were so excited to take him home and introduce him to all his new dog beds and neighborhood paths in their area.

Lindsey and family were so happy to meet Freya! Freya is a bit shy but but warms up to you easily. She will be well loved and spoiled by her new family. Congratulations to the family and Freya!

Lindsey and family were so happy to meet Freya! Freya is a bit shy but but warms up to you easily. She will be well loved and spoiled by her new family. Congratulations to the family and Freya!

Shawna and Jeff came up from Charlottesville to meet their very chill boy, Turbo Hayes (Hayes). Hayes will be enjoying retirement with the family and their cat! Congrats to Hayes and family!

Shawna and Jeff came up from Charlottesville to meet their very chill boy, Turbo Hayes (Hayes). Hayes will be enjoying retirement with the family and their cat! Congrats to Hayes and family!