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Greyhound Fast Facts

  • History dates back to 4,000 B.C.
  • Were regarded as dogs of nobility
  • Genetically healthy animals
  • Clean, easy to care for
  • Rarely bark, or lick
  • Sensitive and extremely loving
  • Require same amount of exercise as any other breed
  • Life expectancy: 12 -14 years
  • Weight: 50 - 95 lbs.
  • Run in excess of 40 m.p.h.
  • Intellegent and entertaining
  • Great with kids

Adopting A Friend

To see the pictures of our beautiful dogs please visit our website at REGAP of Illinois and visit our "Dogs For Adoption" page for all of our featured greyhounds. Come visit the dogs at our rescue farm in Mendota, IL regap1@juno.com or (815)538-3647, please contact us for an appointment and directions. Approximately 1 1/2 hours from Chicago.

Who We Are

Our mission is to inform the public that adopting a racing greyhound is an excellent decision. They're loving and devoted pets. Contrary to popular belief, greyhounds are obedient, very intelligent and calm dogs. REGAP of Illinois, Inc. is a not-for-profit adoption/rescue program dedicated to finding loving, forever homes for retired greyhounds.

Come Visit Us

REGAP's greyhounds are kept at Wil-Moore Farm and Kennel in Mendota, Illinois. Potential adopters are encouraged to come out and meet the dogs. Send us an e-mail if you would like to set up a day to visit the farm.


REGAP of Illinois, Inc.
4107 E. 3rd Road
Mendota, IL 61342
Mona Moore
Phone: 815-538-DOGS

Visit our website at REGAP of Illinois

Email: regap1@juno.com

Contact REGAP of Illinois, Inc.





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