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Welcome to "The Greyhound Inmate Experience"
Celebrating 10 years and graduating over 1000 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!

 

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!

Seasons Greetings

 

Tazzy on Santa's LapThe holidays are upon us. We at TGIE wish you and yours a a joyful holiday and a great New Year.

Session 52 photos Are UP!

 They will graduating Januaryt 6th, 2022. The photos are now up in the gallery.

Tribute Letter to Our Handlers

An adopter shared her impressions of adopting a TGIE Greyhound. Click here to read it. Tribute Letter.

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