Jackie's Fund

For greyhounds in our care with extraordinary injuries or illnesses

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For greyhounds in our care with extraordinary injuries or illnesses

Jackie's Fund

Jackie’s Fund was established in 2013 as an ongoing campaign to raise funds for greyhounds in our care who had extraordinary injuries or illnesses. SA Greys is among the few adoption groups able to provide for these seriously injured or ill greyhounds.

A little history…Jackie’s racing career ended with a badly broken leg that required extensive and expensive ($5,000) surgery. Jackie recovered to live a happy, healthy life in her forever home.

Jackie was the first of many with badly broken legs. To help other injured dogs like Jackie, we needed to greatly increase our fundraising efforts. Fortunately, generous donors like you stepped up.

When Tucson Greyhound Park closed in June 2016, Jackie’s Fund had already provided funds to treat 180 seriously ill and injured hounds. SA Greys continued to take in dogs from race tracks and farms in Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Florida, as tracks closed around the country. Jackie’s Fund allowed us to address the needs of those dogs who arrive with extraordinary veterinary needs.

By the end of 2016, Jackie’s Fund had covered more than $300,000 in veterinary care for seriously injured and ill greyhounds!

Greyhounds with broken legs, distemper, ruptured spleens, thyroid disorders, heartworm, hookworm, dental issues and a variety of other illnesses or injuries received appropriate veterinary care and went on to live happy pet lives, because Jackie’s Fund was there to help them in their time of need. Your donations will ensure SA Greys and Jackie’s Fund can continue the mission of “No Hounds Left Behind” welcoming young and old, sick and injured hounds.

While we no longer have the frequent phone calls about broken leg dogs, SA Greys spent $21,000 beyond routine veterinary expenses in 2022.

Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption needs your financial support to continue our mission of helping every greyhound, whether they raced or for one reason or another, failed to qualify to race, regardless of age or health. Your generosity makes it possible. Thank you.