Did you know that nearly 80% of greyhounds are universal blood donors? Like people,
these special hounds are able to give their blood to any canine in need.
Queen City Greyhounds has a special partnership with Grady Veterinary Hospital, in
Cincinnati, to supply them with two retired racing greyhounds every six months. Several
hounds are blood tested and two - who are universal donors – are selected to become
the next ‘QCG Donor Dogs’.
During the time they are at Grady’s, the staff members play with them, take them
for walks at a nearby park, and generally, spoil them. At the end of their time
as donor dogs, both Grady and QCG actively work to find the retired racers’ forever