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Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc

Greyhound Adoption League of Texas, Inc. (GALT) is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit corporation operating in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, throughout Texas and the United States since May, 2001. GALT has assisted more than 2700 greyhounds and other sighthounds in finding their forever homes.

GALT depends solely on donations and net proceeds from its for its operating budget of more than $360,000 per year for needs of the dogs in its possession. Learn more about helping GALT here.

GALT takes a neutral stand on greyhound racing.

GALT is always willing to sing the praises of owning retired racing greyhounds as companion pets. If your club, organization or group is interested in hosting an educational presentation, please contact us and we will gladly endeavor to accommodate your schedule.

Contact Info


Greyhound Adoption League of TX, Inc
3400 Carlisle St #310
Dallas, TX 75204-1265

Phone: 972-503-GALT

Fax: 972-692-5488

GALT Adoption Brochure

GALT Membership Brochure

IRS 501(c)3 Certification

Our Mission

  • Assist all greyhounds, primarily those that are retired from or affiliated with the racing industry;
  • Facilitate placing greyhounds in loving, responsible, forever homes;
  • Educate the public about the desirability of adopting greyhounds as companions and family pets in the home;
  • Stress the importance of spay and neuter as a means of controlling the number of unwanted animals;
  • Support, welcome and encourage an active, organized volunteer base of greyhound lovers who share the passion and vision of finding loving, responsible, forever homes for greyhounds to live out their natural lives;
  • Provide continuing educational support to the greyhound's family after placement to ensure a successful adoption;
  • Connect with other groups and people that assist and adopt greyhounds to promote adoption worldwide;
  • Endeavor also to assist greyhound mixes, other large sighthounds and large sighthound mixes; and most of all,
  • Enjoy the spiritual connection we all share with greyhounds and each other in loving and helping one of the most loving and loyal creatures put on this earth.



Board Of Directors

John P. McQuade, J.D.
Board Chairman

Fred Busche
President & Director

Paul Jacobson
Treasurer & Director

Melody McLaughlin
Director, Secretary, and Graphic Design & Publications Coordinator

Susie McQuade
Director, Vice President, & Canine Management Coordinator

Amity Thomas
Director & Media Contact Coordinator

Austin Hutton


Fred Busche
President & Director

Susie McQuade
Director, Vice President, & Canine Management Coordinator

Melody McLaughlin
Director, Secretary, and Graphic Design & Publications Coordinator

Paul Jacobson
Treasurer & Director

Advisory Directors

Rees Bowen, P.C.
Dr. Jeff Ellis, DVM

Committee Directors

Anne-Marie Cariotis
Meet & Greet Coordinator

Barbara Dornak Christian
Donations Coordinator

Mary Shelton
Volunteer Coordinator

Marian & Lonnie Jones
West Texas Chapter Representatives

Dixie Laney
Greyt Store Manager

Terri Beth Kaluzny
Adoption Coordinator

Susie McQuade
Director, Vice President, & Canine Management Coordinator

Will Coulter
Membership Coordinator

Julie Waller
Foster Coordinator

Caryn Anderson
Social Media Coordinator

Madelyn Martin
Philanthropic Fundraising Coordinator

Pat Hutton
Grant Coordinator

Julie Waller
Grant Coordinator