Pet of the Week: Arthas


Name:  Arthas 

Breed:  Greyhound
Age:  2.5 years
Sex:  neutered Male
Organization:  Greyhound Adoption Center, 4821 Dehesa Road, El Cajon
Phone:  877-HoundSavers

ARTHAS is a 2.5 yr old ex-racing greyhound residing at the Greyhound Adoption Center.  He came in with five other greyhounds from the Caliente racetrack in Mexico in August.  Arthas can’t live in a home with a cat but he is completely small dog and other breed friendly.  Arthas would make a wonderful companion for a busy family with children of all ages. His $295 adoption fee includes his neuter/dental/vaccinations/microchip/and a complete medical evaluation.

The Greyhound Adoption Center hosts and Open House 3rd Sunday of each month from 1 – 3 pm….the next one coming up THIS Sunday, October 18th.  This is a great opportunity to meet the greyhounds and learn more about rescue, rehabilitation, adoption, and volunteer opportunities.  The address is 4821 Dehesa Road in El Cajon.   For more information call toll free at 1-877-HoundSavers, visit their website at or follow GAC on Facebook.

6000 greyhounds rescued since the group’s inception in 1987. 

There are currently 50 greyhounds in residence including 13 recovering from leg injuries, some requiring orthopedic surgery. 






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