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  • 10 TIPS FOR GREYT PHOTOS

    Our Greyhounds play a big part in our lives so it’s no surprise that we want greyt photographs of them. But we all know how hard it can be to capture the adorableness of our hounds, especially black ones. Keeping a few of the following tips in mind will help YOU help your pup to shine, using just your phone’s camera.
  • HOW TO DEAL WITH GREYHOUND ANXIETY PROBLEMS

    Normally greyhounds are relaxed couch potatoes. However, some anxiety among retired racing Greyhounds is a common phenomenon that can be managed through time and patience. Greyhound anxiety is the constant anticipation that something causing fear may happen. If you have a nervous dog, here’s some insight you can use to identify the signs and triggers, and steps you can take to help calm your dog’s anxiety and improve their quality of life.

  • GREYHOUND JARGON

    Like many breeds, Greyhounds come with their own community and culture (some would say cult) – and vocabulary. I wrote about some of these terms in my earlier posts. Let’s take a closer look at some of those “Greyhound-isms”.

  • GREYHOUNDS AND THUNDER PHOBIA

    If you have ever had a Greyhound that fears thunder, you know it can be miserable, for them and for you. About 15%-30% of dogs have some sort of storm anxiety, and some breeds are more susceptible, like herding dogs and hounds.    Here are some ideas on the causes and also some practical tips to help you and your dog cope with thunderstorm season.
  • HOW TO SPEAK GREYHOUND

    Your Greyhound is always communicating with you.  Human communication is mostly verbal, and while some Greyhound communication is vocalizing, much of it is body language.  In any case, you will want to pay attention to the whole dog: body language gives the vocalization context. Here is some inside information that may help you understand your hound better.

  • TIME FOR ROAD TRIP WITH YOUR GREYHOUND?

    Finally, it looks like things are opening up, and summer is around the corner. Time for a get-away! Taking your Greyhound along can be loads of fun if you plan carefully.  Here are some trip tips to make traveling with your dog more enjoyable.
  • TOP 10 REASONS TO ADOPT A SENIOR GREYHOUND

    Senior Greyhounds are the nicest dogs but often the hardest to get adopted. Many people feel that seniors only have a little time left and may have medical problems that will be too expensive or take too much time. The truth is that most Greyhounds live 10-14 years, and Greyhounds as a breed are one of the healthiest pure-bred dogs. Greyhounds are considered “senior” at 6-7 years of age.  Most of them still have good years to give a loving family. There are so many reasons to adopt a senior Greyhound, but today we’re going to look at the top 10.

  • GREYHOUND MYTHS

    Here are some statements that Greyhound parents frequently hear, along with the straight scoop on the topic from Suzanne Stack, DVM – Greyhound owner and long-time advocate: https://bit.ly/greyhound-myths
  • FAMOUS GREYHOUND FANS

    Throughout history, some very famous people have been captivated by Greyhounds: Cleopatra, Christopher Columbus, General George Custer, Babe Ruth, Al Capone, Brad Pitt, Betty White, Frank Sinatra, Queen Victoria and King Henry VIII, to name a few.

    There have been 4 past U.S. Presidents who have owned a Greyhound.
  • THE GREYHOUND ORIGIN STORY

    Greyhounds are thought to be the oldest purebred dog, but those origins are shrouded in mystery.  Cave etchings, as early as 8,000 B.C., depict dogs that look very much like greyhounds. From ancient Egypt, artifacts show that greyhound-type dogs were revered as gods and only royalty were allowed to own them. Read on for more fascinating anecdotes about this charismatic breed.

  • 10 WAYS GREYHOUNDS DIFFER FROM OTHER BREEDS MEDICALLY

    Greyhounds do have some medical differences compared to most other breeds.  It is good to be informed about these differences so that you and your vet will know if something that crops up is cause for concern or not. In addition, if you are prepared, maybe you can take some preventive measures to nip problems in the bud. Read on to learn more --->

  • 20 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT GREYHOUNDS

    It’s not too soon to start celebrating Greyhound Adoption Month, which starts tomorrow on April 1. With that in mind, let’s look at some fun facts about the breed.  See if you knew that:

    1.  The American Kennel Club (AKC) recognized the Greyhound as an official dog breed in 1885.  They are classified in the Hound dog breed category.