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IN CASE OF EMERGENCY…ARE YOU READY?

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IN CASE OF EMERGENCY…ARE YOU READY?

It’s no secret that 2020 has been a tough year.  A pandemic is bad enough, but add to that fires, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes and more wildfires, and we don’t see things getting better anytime soon. One thing you can control is to have an emergency plan in place.  Take time now to get yourself and your household, including pets, ready for the unexpected. If you do, you will likely encounter less difficulty, stress and worry. Here are 6 steps to help you on your way to peace of mind:

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7 WAYS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL DOG DAY

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7 WAYS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL DOG DAY

Today is National Dog Day! Of course, every day is a great day to celebrate dogs, but National Dog Day, held annually on August 26th, is a day that gives us an extra special reason to show our Greyhounds just how much we love and appreciate them. After all, they deserve it. Dogs bring so much joy to our lives and we'll always be grateful for them!  Here are 7 suggestions to celebrate National Dog Day:  Extra Cuddles We probably cuddle every day, but this is an excuse for extra snuggles! Cuddling with your Greyhound shows them how much you love them and...

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TACTICS TO STOP YOUR GREYHOUND FROM CHEWING THE FURNITURE

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TACTICS TO STOP YOUR GREYHOUND FROM CHEWING THE FURNITURE

We love our Greyhounds…except when they make confetti out of our couch cushions! Or, just as bad, chew on a table leg like it is a bone!  Dogs love to chew, and we need to give them an outlet that is NOT our furniture. In this picture of Jacki, the sofa is covered with several throws because she chewed a 3” hole in the leather right in front, of course! In the short term, here are some tactics to redirect that impulse: Exercise - Make sure they get enough exercise – that means physical AND mental stimulation. Bored dogs tend...

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10 EASY STEPS TO HELP YOUR NEW GREYHOUND ADAPT

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10 EASY STEPS TO HELP YOUR NEW GREYHOUND ADAPT

Getting a new Greyhound is an extremely rewarding experience, but just like bringing any pet home there’s going to be an adjustment period. Whether it’s an adoption or a foster, expect them to take a few days to settle in. These tips will help make that transition easier.

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GREYHOUND MYTHS

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GREYHOUND MYTHS

Here are 14 myths that Greyhound parents frequently hear, along with the straight scoop on the topic from Suzanne Stack, DVM – Greyhound owner and long-time advocate.

1.  Older Greyhounds need low protein “Senior” diets.  With greyhounds, we're usually trying to keep weight on the oldsters, not off them.   Low protein diets may cause muscle wasting and weight loss. 

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