Adoption Fee

Our adoption fee is a $300.00 tax deductible donation to BRGA. Included in the fee are the following procedures from our veterinarian:

  • A physical examination
  • spaying or neutering of your pet
  • all vaccinations, including Rabies and Bordatella
  • a heartworm test
  • Lyme disease test
  • a complete dental with extractions if necessary and a cleaning and polishing of the teeth,
  • deworming and
  • a bath.

Also included in our fee:

  • The transportation costs for the greyhound from Florida to Virginia
  • A Martingale collar and lead (your color choice)
  • A muzzle
  • A Rubit! carabiner-style dog tag clip
  • For first-time adopters, a one year Family Membership in Blue Ridge Greyhound Adoption with a member T-shirt
  • Availability of all members to help and guide you, plus your own BRGA ‘buddy’
  • Your personal Adoption Orientation Booklet which includes the details of your dog with his medical history, a copy of both Patricia McConnell’s booklets on Separation Anxiety, and how to be a good leader. Families with young children will receive a copy of ‘How to Live with Kids and Dogs Without Losing Your Mind’ by Colleen Pelar.