It is vital to keep your Italian Greyhound ON A LEASH AT ALL TIMES outdoors if not in a fenced area. Italian Greyhounds are sighthounds and will chase small moving objects regardless of danger, including rabbits, birds, and squirrels. NEVER ‘trust’ your Italian Greyhound won’t run away!
You must agree to keep your Italian Greyhound as a pet in your home as a part of your family. This breed should not be kept outdoors or left outside unattended for any extended period of time.
You must agree to have your rescue dog wear an identification tag at all times. IGCA Rescue will provide all rescue dogs with an identification tag free of charge.
You must agree to maintain necessary vaccinations recommended by your vet and be responsible for licensing your dog according to regulations in your community.
You must contact the IGCA Rescue Representative and provide notification of any change in contact information from that listed on this application.
You must notify the IGCA Rescue Representative if you cannot keep your rescue dog for any reason. The rescue dog may not be given to a humane shelter, other rescue group, or individual, without the consent of IGCA Rescue.
Adoption Fees for Texas and Oklahoma are based on age, and as follows-
From puppy up to 3 years – $350
3 years through 8 years – $325
9 and up – $275
More information regarding adoption fees can be obtained from the IGCA Rescue Representative or the IGCA Area Coordinator for your area. The Italian Greyhound Rescue Fund (IGRF) is maintained by the IGRF Treasurer and all fees are payable to IGRF. The IGRF is comprised of donations by IGCA members, donations from those interested in the well being of the breed, and adoption fees.
IGCA Rescue reserves the right to refuse any adoption.
I CERTIFY THAT I HAVE READ THE ABOVE AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH. IF I QUALIFY AND RECEIVE AN ITALIAN GREYHOUND FROM IGCA RESCUE, I WILL ACCEPT FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIS ITALIAN GREYHOUND.
I understand that IGCA Rescue reserves the right to repossess the rescue dog should any portion of this contract be breached by the adopter(s) or if it is determined the rescue dog is abused or neglected in any way.