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Got Greyhounds?
Hi-Speed Hounds is a non-profit, all-volunteer greyhound rescue organization located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Thousands of greyhounds retire each year when they are no longer competitive. We strive to educate the public and potential adopters about these gentle loving dogs and place them into permanent loving homes.

Hi-Speed Hounds needs YOUR help!

Foster Homes

We’re always looking for qualified foster families for our retired racers. Foster Parents help the greyhounds transition from the track to a home environment. Please contact us to discuss fostering one of our rescued dogs.

Monetary Donation

We gladly accept donations. Use the PayPal button below. Donations of $10 and higher will receive a mailed tax receipt.

United Way

As most of us know, the United Way supports many local charities and non-profit organizations. Several of our Greyhound owners have used their payroll deduction as an option at work to Support Hi-Speed Hounds. You hardly miss a few dollars off your paycheque, and the tax receipt can benefit you when filing your return with Revenue Canada. Please consider directing a portion (or all) of your contribution towards Hi-Speed Hounds. Their Charitable Registration Number is: 827 150 343 RROOO1.
Here are a few proud supporters of Hi-Speed Hounds, through the United Way:

  • Marie-Christine Mather
  • Dolores Phillips
  • Ilona McEachern
  • Barry Edginton
  • Tara McCoy

Honey Stetson – Photographer

Honey has generously offered a $50.00 donation to HSH from each wedding package booked. Learn more about Honey.

Donation of Items

We also gratefully accept donations of food, giant crates or large pens, toys, blankets, towels, and garage sale items. Please contact us to donate any of these items.

Our sincerest thanks to everyone who has adopted a greyhound, or donated their time, money, or supplies.

Hi-Speed Hounds would also like to thank the following people and organizations for their own donations of time, materials, money, and efforts for Hi-Speed Hounds to continue to rescue greyhounds.

  • Ray and Judy Starr
  • Ilona McEachern
  • Shirley Labossiere
  • Eric Kowalyk
  • Barry Edginton
  • Fiona Green
  • Lori Middendorp
  • Roger Dezan
  • Tim Sullivan
  • Steve Gajerski
  • Murray Rose
  • Catherine Woodman
  • Crystal Jorgenson
  • Gay Wilkes
  • Tara & Madeline McCoy
  • Karen & Reinhard Jorek
  • Simon & Annastasia Lambert
  • Betty Miller
  • Gail Harding
  • Barb Almer & Rick Rouleau
  • Dodi & Shell Beckwith
  • Laura Tanner
  • Murray Hunter
  • Paul & Cynthia Johnson
  • Shawn Smith
  • Wayne Venier
  • Tracey Sys-Venier
  • Denise & Brian Gray
  • Larry Updike – CJOB
  • Staff at The Running Room
  • Kim Gibson – A Doggie Spaw
  • Marshall Posner – Web Wizards Inc for web hosting
  • Friends Fundraising for Animal Shelters (FFFAS)
  • Allan Zimmer – Sustainable Fitness
  • Tony Baker – Tony’s Massage Therapy
    • Mike Stewart – Mind’s Eye Productions
    • Dr. Glenn Bailey – Canine Chiropractic/Chirocare
  • Dr. Andrew Davidson – Whiteridge Veterinary
  • Earl Parker and staff – Vince Leah Community Club
  • Dr. Murray Moffat – Transcona Veterinary
  • D’Arcy’s Arc
  • Costco
  • Diana Stevens – Athletics Manitoba
  • Donna Maxwell – Selkirk Record
  • Pet Food Source
  • Best West
  • Skinner’s – River Road in Lockport
  • Palomino Club
  • Dr. Nancy McQuade & Best Friends Animal Hospital
  • Zesto’s Restaurant
  • Manitoba Public Insurance
  • Sobeys (various locations)
  • Safeway (various locations)
  • Joanne Kelly – Shaw Cable

12 Responses to “Getting Involved”

  1. admin Says:

    I was able to find these patterns – hope they help

    An actual pattern with measurements –


  2. Laura Says:

    Hi there,i am interested in fostering a greyhound. i have lots of room living outside the city in Falcon Lake, and have lots of free time to spend with the dog, maximum it would be alone is 16 hours a week. i also have a very friendly 4 year old golden Lab and an equally friendly cat. i think i could create a good environment for a foster dog, if you could send me some information that would be appreciated. Thank You!

  3. admin Says:

    I think the best person to talk to is Michaela at or 219-4029.
    She can give you all the details on fostering.

    Please contact the site if you have more questions.

  4. admin Says:

    Hi Laura.
    You sent me an email last week, and we had a very tough week here as we lost the second of our Greys in less than 4 weeks. I went back to answer your email, and someone must have deleted it.
    Could you please contact me again, and I apologize for the mix up.
    Thanks so much,

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Michaela, So sorry to hear of your loss.

  6. Sam Says:

    Hi – Are you guys again this year doing the Run in Portgae – the half 10k and 5k run. We are interested and cannot find info anywhere – thanks.

  7. admin Says:

    We will be there. As soon as we get info we will post on the website. Check back.


  8. Joanna Says:

    When you add a note; “Please contact us to discuss fostering one of our rescued dogs”, I would think it would be common sense to add a clearly visible “Contact Us” section, including information beyond a single phone number. As I do not have a phone at this moment, not only do I not know how to adopt your dogs, I also do not know who I should ask about this, or how, and writing a public note like this on an article on your web page is embarrassing for both myself, and those who created this site. I passionately wish to adopt a retired Greyhound of my own, and this site has not made things easier for me. I would love to hear from someone, but I doubt this is how it will be done. If my note is read, thank you for your time, and I would enjoy hearing from you.

  9. Julie Says:


    Do you have any volunteer opportunities available? I read that you are completely run by volunteers, and I’d love to get involved.


  10. admin Says:

    Hi Julie
    The group is always looking for volunteers.
    Call Michaela at 219.4029, let her know when you are available and what you would like to do.
    Thank you for your interest.
    Please contact the website if you have further questions.


  11. Jayne. Says:

    Hi there,
    Just wondering if you need any volunteers for fall or where I can find more information regarding volunteer work! Thanks for your help,

  12. SiteHound Says:

    Contact Micheala at 204.219.4029 for all volunteer opportunities.

    Thank you for contacting the site.

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