Oh No! Brazilian Pepper Plants!

Two of our very dedicated volunteers, Eileen & Eddy Davies also do work with Manatee County finding and removing non-indigenous and invasive plants. Eileen walks the hounds several times a week and Eddy joins her on Mondays. Eileen also bathes … Continued

Memorial Garden

HUGE Thank you, to Alex Zalkin for all of her hard work on our Memorial Garden. During the winter months the garden had become overgrown and was in need of much tidying up and hard work. Alex came out and in … Continued

Spring Clean Up!

  We’ve got a bunch of stuff To Do this spring, from Grounds Maintenance to Adoption Center sprucing up. We want to get the grounds ready for the Tree Guy to come out and take care of that big pile of … Continued

Short Term Fosters

Want to be a Greyhound Super-Star? Short Term Medical Procedure Fosters Needed! RDRP received a special grant for the Greyhound Spay and Neuter Project from the Martha Leiter and Nancy Streetman Fund I of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County Medical … Continued

Healthy Happy Hounds

Greyhound Hemingway—and all of us at Racing Dog Retirement Project– are SO grateful to the Martha Leiter and Nancy Streetman Fund l of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County! They have provided  RDRP with a grant for $3025 to fund … Continued

Venice Meet and Greet Coordinator Needed

Venice Meet and Greet Coordinator Needed ASAP We are in need of someone who wants to really help the greyhounds through public awareness and education. Our monthly Meet & Greet in Venice needs someone to take over! The coordinator will … Continued

Not Just A Pretty Face

Selecting your new family member is a serious endeavour. Many of us are drawn to certain colors, patterns, sizes etc., when we see a greyhound. While looks may be your initial motivating factor to select a certain grey, it is … Continued

Thank You Elizabeth

Oh what a girl!  Amazing friend of Racing Dog Retirement Project and the greyhounds, our sweet Elizabeth did it again! She made a new donation of $73.00 that she earned selling bracelets for the greyhounds Elizabeth has donated over $700 … Continued

Barbara Ann (Popp) Stonebraker Obituary and Memorial Gathering

Barbara Ann (Popp) Stonebraker, Feb. 15, 1950, Wichita Kansas, passed away suddenly on Sept. 21 at age 68 in Bradenton FL. She was a bookkeeper at Gator Grading and Paving until retiring in 2018. Barbara was preceded in death by … Continued

Bye Bye Bath

Every greyhound is beyond special to everyone here at RDRP! That moment when their very own human walks through the door and that SPECIAL connection happens that leads to adoption is why RDRP is here – to facilitate GREYT homes … Continued

Arial Photo by Tyler King

  This amazing Arial Photo was taken of our beautiful 4.9-acre facility at RDRP by volunteer Tyler King. Tyler is a pilot who flies Cessna’s and other fixed-wing aircraft regularly over the area out of SRQ. He is currently training to become … Continued

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