Adopt Us!

Download the ADOPTION APPLICATION (Italian Greyhound)► HERE

Download the ADOPTION APPLICATION (IG Mix or Other) ► HERE

The dogs available for adoption on our site will only be placed in the following States:
CT, MA, NH, RI, and VT.

The adoption donation varies depending on the dog's age:
• Under 6 months - $350
• 7 months to 2 years - $325
• 3 years to 8 years - $300
• Over 8 years - $275 or discretion of Mary Frankio

Please review our "What We Do" page to learn how we get our rescues, learn about IG's and their characteristics, and learn about the adoption process. We would like to remind potential adopters that IG's are playful well into their teens and can easily live to be 14-16 yrs old, some even older! We have wonderful older iggies looking for homes. Please consider meeting one or a pair of them in person so you can see how wonderful they can be!

If you are a couple that is contemplating having children in the near future or if you currently have a young a child, please be sure that you are aware than an IG demands a lot of attention and can be very fragile. If you are interested in adopting, please be sure that your child is well behaved and understands that they need to be gentle with the dog.

If you are thinking of adopting an IG or IG Mix, please know that 95% of these guys/gals are BED BUGS, they prefer to sleep in bed and under the covers because unlike many other breeds they crave warmth and body heat, they are snuggle bugs to the max! If you prefer that your dog sleep elsewhere, please consider adopting a different breed as it may take several months before we get an IG or IG Mix in rescue that would be okay with not sleeping in bed. We MUST have your application in hand prior to having any discussions on specific dogs due to the increased volume of inquiries on our adoptable dogs.

The application can be printed from the link at the top of this page and must be completed and faxed or emailed with attention to Mary Frankio:

Mary Frankio
781-523-1674 (phone)
781-610-9996 (fax)
click to email (email)

We often have a list of approved homes waiting for dogs, so there are some dogs that don't make it onto our website. If you've researched the breed and think a rescued dog is for you, please submit an application, even if there is not a dog on our website in which you are interested. We may have more dogs in our rescue program than what are found on our site.


Ginger. 8 yr old IG/Dachshund mix. About 25 pounds. Great companion. Better for older household.