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Welcome to "The Greyhound Inmate Experience"
Celebrating 8 years and graduating over 750 greyhounds!

We invite you to spend a few minutes exploring our site to get better acquainted and learn more about this all inspiring program that touches the lives of so many people.

The Greyhound Inmate Experience is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) Michigan volunteer organization. Our purpose is to socialize, train, and care for retired greyhounds in a prison environment and to educate the public of the redemptive qualities and rehabilitative benefits of the program.

Every ten weeks twenty greyhounds are put into the care and supervision of forty specially selected and trained incarcerated dog handlers. As the greyhounds transition from racer to pet, people's lives are also transformed. This program touches the soul of everyone connected to it. Learn more about our inspiration,  our adoption partners who find forever homes for our graduates and our Supportive Friends who contribute on an on-going basis...we could not do this without them!

 

Spring is Here

This is exciting news for TGIE greyhounds and handlers alike! Outdoor activities can begin with long walks and romping in the pen and pool parties when summer comes.

  

New Arrivals

Session 39 has arrived!

We welcomed 20 new greyhounds on March 28, 2019. This session is 10 weeks.

The graduation for this fession will be on June 6, 2019.

Photos are Here

Upcoming Events

May 11, 2019

American Greyhound

Winning Hearts Auction

Avalon  Manor Merrillville IN.

May 17, 18, 19, 2019

GEM

"No Place Like Home" Event

Wayne County Fairgrounds

10871 Quirk Road Belleville, MI

Shop at Amazonsmile

Shop amazonsmile and designate TGIE as your favorite charity. We will receive a small percentage of each purchase and it will not cost you anymore....every little bit helps!

The Free Press Features TGIE

The Free Press published an article on December 15, 2015. Here is a link to that article on the Detroit Free Press site.

 Link to the Article