+ Greyhound Events Schedule and Calendar of Events
Golden State Greyhound Adoption
HOME
Greyhound Rescue
Learn about Golden State Greyhound Adoption Group.
Greyhound Adoption
Learn how to adopt your own family Greyhound.
Available Greyhounds
Greyhounds available now for immediate adoption.
Greyhound Events
Where to meet a Greyhound in person. Dates and locations.
Greyhound Training
A Greyhound owner's manual.
Donate to GSGA
Help our greyhound adoption efforts by donating today!
Greyhound Stories
Read inspiring stories about GSGA adopted greyhounds.
Greyhound Pictures
Adoption photos & fun pictures of our Greyhound friends.
Greyhound History
From "The Odyssey" to speedy runner to loving friend.
Greyhound News
Articles about Greyhounds.
Retired Greyhounds
More links and resources for your retired racing greyhound.
Staff & Volunteers
Meet our dedicated greyhound adoption & rescue volunteer staff.
Contact Us
Have questions? Let us help! Ask them here.

You are here: California Greyhound Rescue > Greyhound Events Schedule and Calendar

2017 Schedule of Greyhound Events

Attending a Golden State Greyhound Adoption 'Meet-and-Greet' is a greyt way for you to get a hands-on introduction to the breed, speak in person with adoption coordinators and get answers to any questions you may have.

Our greyhound schedule of events for 2017 keeps growing so please come back often and see our updated schedule. Below are the current Golden State Greyhound Adoption Meet-and-Greet events. For more information about each event including times, directions and contact numbers, just put your cursor on the event you are interested in and click.
Don't forget to check the morning of each event to see if there are any changes.




     
October City Location / Event
Saturday 10/21 Novato Pet Food Express
Saturday 10/21 San Francisco/Stonestown Pet Food Express
Sunday 10/22 Walnut Creek Pet Food Express
Sunday 10/22 San Jose Pet Food Express
     
November City Location / Event
Saturday 11/4 Almaden Valley/South San Jose Pet Food Express
Sunday 11/5 Oakland-Rockridge Pet Food Express
Sunday 11/5 Redwood City Pet Food Express
Saturday 11/11 Roseville Petco
Sunday 11/12 Danville Pet Food Express
Saturday 11/18 San Francisco/Stonestown Pet Food Express
Saturday 11/18 Novato Pet Food Express
Sunday 11/19 Lafayette Pet Food Express
Sunday 11/26 Walnut Creek Pet Food Express
Sunday 11/26 San Jose Pet Food Express
     
December City Location / Event
Saturday 12/2 Almaden Valley/South San Jose Pet Food Express
Sunday 12/3 Oakland-Rockridge Pet Food Express
Sunday 12/3 Redwood City Pet Food Express
Saturday 12/9 Roseville Petco
Sunday 12/10 Danville Pet Food Express
Saturday 12/16 Novato Pet Food Express
Saturday 12/16 San Francisco/Stonestown Pet Food Express
Sunday 12/17 Alameda Pet Food Express
END OF 2017 LOOK FOR OUR 2018 EVENTS IN JANUARY HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT YEAR WITH YOUR NEW GREYT

 

REDWOOD CITY PET FOOD EXPRESS RAIN CANCELS
1 pm to 3 pm
Come see us at our Meet and Greet at Pet Food Express in Redwood City.
Meet Shelley and Jon along with her hounds, and many other families with their adopted greyhounds. Ask about the fun they have being part of our group and the wonderful experience they had adopting an ex racer.
Pet Food Express 372 Woodside Plaza Redwood City, in the Lucky Shopping Center.
Come join us and learn about the retired racing greyhounds.

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Shelley 650-868-8607


OAKLAND ROCKRIDGE PET FOOD EXPRESS RAIN OR SHINE
1 pm to 3 pm
Come to our Meet and Greet in OAKLAND serving the Rockridge, Berkeley Oakland area. Meet Kristen and our volunteers along with their hounds.
Pet Food Express 5144 Broadway Oakland. The Pet Food Express is in the same shopping center as the Rockridge Safeway. You will see us right in front of the store with our greyhounds.
Come join us and learn about the retired racing greyhounds.

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Kristen (925) 640 6558


DANVILLE PET FOOD EXPRESS. RAIN or SHINE
12 NOON - 2 pm
Come meet Eileen and her volunteers and see our hounds at the Danville Pet Food Express in Danville. We will have our retired racing hounds there for you to see and learn about. Eileen and our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the racing greyhound and how wonderful they will be in your home and as your new companion.
Danville Pet Food Express 609 San Ramon Valley Blvd Danville. Danville Town and Country Center next to Walgreen's.
Come join us and learn about the retired racing greyhounds.
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Eileen (650) 378 2723


Almaden Valley/South San Jose PET FOOD EXPRESS RAIN OR SHINE
12 noon to 3pm
Join us in Almaden Valley at the Pet Food Express to meet our volunteers Cathy, Stacey and their retired racing greyhounds. They will be happy to answer any questions you have and to share their own experiences since adopting these greyt hounds. Located at Pet Food Express 1152 Blossom Hill Road San Jose in the same shopping center as Whole Foods. LOOK FOR US OUT IN FRONT OF THE STORE NEAR THE ENTRANCE. In case of rain or cold, we'll be inside near the VIP clinic waiting area. Come join us and learn about the retired racing greyhounds.
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Cathy Cunningham 408-621-8887 or Stacey Olson (408) 398-6701


NOVATO-HAMILTON PET FOOD EXPRESS
RAIN OR EXCESSIVE HEAT CANCELS CHECK THIS SITE BEFORE YOU GO
12 noon to 3pm
Come down, meet Teresa and her volunteers and see our hounds, at the NOVATO-HAMILTON Pet Food Express in Novato. We will have our retired racing hounds there for you to see and learn about. Teresa and our volunteers will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the racing greyhound and how wonderful they will be in your home and as your new companion.
5800 Nave Drive Novato, CA (Across from Safeway in the Hamilton Market Place)
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Teresa (415) 699-6255


LAFAYETTE PET FOOD EXPRESS RAIN CANCELS
12 noon to 2pm
Come and join Leslie and her dogs Sadie, Sunny and Victor and our volunteers and of course their ex-racing greyhounds at our Meet and Greet at the Lafayette Pet Food Express.
If you are looking for your next couch potato, I mean pet companion, come find our how an ex-racer may be just the right addition for your home, condo, apartment and your family.
Pet Food Express is located at 3610 Mt. Diablo Blvd, Lafayette 94549. Their phone number is 925 962 0000.
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Leslie (510) 614-5629


ALAMEDA PET FOOD EXPRESS RAIN OR SHINE
12 noon to 2pm
Come and join Leslie and her Greyhound and our volunteers and of course their ex racing greyhounds at our Meet and Greet at the Alameda Pet Food Express. If you are looking for your next couch potato, I mean pet companion, come find out how an ex racer may be just the right addition for your home, condo, apartment and your family.
Pet Food Express is located at 2661 Blanding Ave, Alameda 94501. Their phone number is 510-864-2222.
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Leslie (510) 614 5629


ROSEVILLE Petco RAIN OR SHINE LOOK FOR US INSIDE THE STORE
12 Noon to 2:00pm
Come down to our Meet and Greet in Roseville. Look for us inside near the front of the store adjacent to the grooming center.
This is a great way for those in the Greater Sacramento area to visit Bob and our volunteers and their retired ex racers and learn about greyhound adoption.
We will be at Petco 1917 Douglas Blvd in Roseville.
Take highway 80 to exit 130A Douglas Blvd. Proceed on Douglas Blvd. approx .7 miles to Rocky Ridge Drive. Make a legal U turn and the store is on the right in the Raley's shopping center. Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Janis (916) 419-7344


SAN FRANCISCO STONESTOWN PET FOOD EXPRESS RAIN OR SHINE
1 PM to 3pm
Come and join Debbie and her hounds, along with other volunteers and of course their ex-racing greyhounds at our Meet and Greet at the San Francisco/Stonestown Pet Food Express. If you are looking for your next couch potato, I mean pet companion, come find out how an ex-racer may be just the right addition for your home, condo, apartment and your family.
Pet Food Express is located at 3160 20th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132. (Stonestown Galleria across the street from Macy's).
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Debbie 650-906-9008


WALNUT CREEK PET FOOD EXPRESS FOOD EXPRESS RAIN OR SHINE
12 noon to 2 pm
Come visit Pam and our volunteers at the PetFood Express in Walnut Creek. Meet and greet and see their greyhounds and ask any questions you may have about these 45 mile an hour couch potatoes. See our youngsters and brood matrons and just fall in love with all of them.
Pet Food Express is located at 1388 South California Street in Walnut Creek. Next to the Trader Joe's. Their phone is 925 947 6666
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Pam (925) 864 - 1010


SAN JOSE PET FOOD EXPRESS RAIN OR SHINE
12 noon to 3pm Rain or Shine
Mary and her hounds Pebbles and Sable and our volunteers hope to see you at their meet and greet visiting our greyhounds and learning how they make wonderful companions. Mary's hounds are therapy hounds, learn how ex racers can enhance your life as well as others.
The store is located at 5148 Stevens Creek Blvd in San Jose, in the shopping center with Safeway and Highway 280 is right behind the center. Exit on Lawrence Expressway. Their phone number is 408-247-0077.
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Mary (408) 971.3042


SF Animal Care and Shelter SAN FRANCISCO RAIN CANCELS
12 noon to 5pm Rain Cancels
This year Barna and Kathleen will be hosting the San Fancisco Pet Pride Day.
Bring the family for lots of fun at this block party. Costume contests, pet photo booth, dog-toy making booth, food trucks, raffle and much more.
Meet Barna and Kathleen and their greyhound Lucy and other Golden State Greyhound adopters and their greyhounds.
This event is located at 1200 15th Street @ Alabama Street.
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Stu (925) 946.0426


BAY AREA PET FAIR SPONSORED BY PET FOOD EXPRESS RAIN OR SHINE
10AM to 5pm Hall A booth 33
Join us at the BIGGEST pet fair in California sponsored by Pet Food Express.
Bring the family for lots of fun. Learn about all types of pet companions. Our EX RACING greyhounds will be there and we will answer any questions you may have regarding Ex Racers and how to Adopt. There will be many exhibits, vendors, and of course food.
See the K9 police dogs in action, the diving dogs, stunt dogs and much more. Don't forget, of course, come to meet your next pet companion.
This event is located at the ALAMEDA FAIR GROUNDS in Pleasanton. FREE PARKING We will be in Hall A Booth 33.
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Stu (925) 946.0426


FILLMORE JAZZ FESTIVAL SAN FRANCISCO RAIN CANCELS
SATURDAY 10:00am to 4:00pm SUNDAY 11am to 4pm
Kris will coordinate our meet and greet at this big San Francisco Festival with thousands of visitors.
This street Fair features lots of arts and crafts, delicious food and of course GREAT JAZZ.
Come and see our volunteers and their retired racing greyhounds and learn how a greyhound would fit into your lives and how well they do in apartments and condos.
Our booth will be next to San Francisco SPCA,Pacific Heights Campus. This was formaly Pets Unlimited 2343 Fillmore Street (between Washington and Clay).
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Kris 415-515-9854


DOCS CLOCK BAR 2575 Mission St. (between 21st & 22nd St.), San Francisco RAIN OR SHINE
4:00PM TO 8:00PM
SPECIAL EVENT IN SAN FRANCISCO IN DOC'S CLOCK BAR
Come visit us at Doc's Clock Bar in San Francisco's Mission district. Doc's Clock Bar will generously donate half of the bar proceeds plus all of the proceeds from a silent auction to benefit Golden State Greyhound Adoption.
The event is open to the public, so please invite friends and neighbours to join us at Doggy Happy Hour.
We'll also be talking to potential adopters who attend the event. Potential adopters: Stop by, meet some greyhounds in person, and talk with our volunteers. You'll learn that greyhounds make ideal companions for city dwellers.
Hounds are welcome to join you in the bar.
Doc's Clock Bar 2575 Mission Street (between 21st and 22nd Streets)in San Francisco
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Carey doc@docsclock.com 415-373-7518


PAWTRERO PET STORE, Brannan St. (between Delancey St. & Embarcadero) in San Francisco RAIN CANCELS
11AM TO 3:00PM
SPECIAL EVENT IN SAN FRANCISCO AT THE PAWTRERO PET STORE
Join us for Dog Day Afternoon, a combo meet-and-greet and fundraising event sponsored by Pawtrero Pet Store. GSGA will be participating along with 12 other rescue organizations in this block party that will include a raffle, pet vendors, pet costume contest, music and more. The money raised from the event will be divided among the rescue groups.
The event is open to the public, the street will be closed off for the event.
Our volunteers will be on hand with their hounds to talk about how you can adopt your own retired racing greyhound.
LOCATION Brannan St. (between Delancey St. & Embarcadero) in San Francisco
Let Their Last Race Be Into Your Life!

ALWAYS CHECK THE WEBSITE THE DAY OF ANY EVENT FOR UPDATES OR CHANGES.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Stu 925 946 0426