Greyhound Resources

A list of helpful books that all retired Greyhound adopters should own, as well as a list of useful reference websites that help educate the new Greyhound owner as well as seasoned veterans.  We strive to ensure that all information is current and accurate.  If you have any additions, please send them to

Books on Greyhounds

On-line Information about Greyhounds

  • SOUTHERN ARIZONA GREYHOUND ADOPTION – up-to-date events and information   520-955-7421
  • THE GREYHOUND PROJECT – greyhound  info, Celebrating Greyhounds Magazine, national rescue directory
  • GREY TALK – online chat room of all things greyhound
  • NATIONAL GREYHOUND ASSOCIATION (NGA) – racing records, family trees, stats.  May look up info on your particular grey using his ear tattoos.

Dog Licensing

PIMA ANIMAL CARE CENTER – 4000 N. Silverbell Rd., Tucson, AZ 85745   520-243-5900

Need proof of rabies vaccination and spay/neuter certificate in order to license dog. Current price $12.50 year. Check their web site for a listing of vet offices where licensing can be obtained.

Off Leash Dog Parks


  • Christopher Columbus Park – 4600 N. Silverbell Rd., Tucson, AZ
  • Gene C. Reid Park – 22nd  St. and Country Club, Tucson, AZ
  • Palo Verde Park – 400 S. Mann (south of Broadway off Jessica), Tucson, AZ
  • Sixth Avenue at Northwest Center  2075 N 6th St., Tucson, AZ
  • Udall Park – Tanque Verde at Sabino Canyon, Tucson, AZ

Pima County

  • McDonald Park – 4100 N. Harrison Rd., Tucson, AZ

General Greyhound Tips

Keep house collars (clip or buckle type) with ID tags on your dogs at all times.

If your hound becomes lost, call SA Greys IMMEDIATELY at 520-955-7421. We can begin a search.

Please DO NOT use retractable leash when walking your dog.

Veterinarians in Tucson


  • BRIARCREST VETERINARY CARE CENTER (SA Greys’ Primary Vet) 7313 E. Tanque Verde, Tucson, AZ 85715    520-298-4123
  • PANTANO ANIMAL CLINIC  8333 E. 22nd St., Tucson, AZ 85710    520-885-3594
  • TANQUE VERDE PET HOSPITAL  6571 E. Tanque Verde, Tucson, AZ 85715    520-886-1279


  • BROADWAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL  2300 E. Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ     520-622-6485


  • TWIN PEAKS VETERINARY CENTER – Extended hours 7555 W. Twin Peaks Rd. Ste 101, Tucson, AZ 85743    520-572-8300


  • VETERINARY SPECIALTY CENTER of TUCSON 24 hour 4909 N. La Canada, Tucson, AZ 85704    520-795-9955