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MORE PAWSOME HACKS FOR DOG OWNERS

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MORE PAWSOME HACKS FOR DOG OWNERS

Your Greyhound is a source of joy — and a lot of work. Last week we looked at some creative dog-owner life hacks that could make your life so much easier: tips for shedding, feeding, pills, cleaning up accidents. Find the blog here https://bit.ly/pawsome-dog-hacks.  This week we are going to look at some more ways to save time and money.

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PAWSOME HACKS FOR DOG OWNERS

Posted by Susan Bero on

PAWSOME HACKS FOR DOG OWNERS

No doubt about it, we love our Greyhounds.  As much as we adore them, owning a dog can be a lot of work.  Here are some essential dog care hacks that will make life easier for everyone.

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COUNTER SURFING

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COUNTER SURFING

One of the things we have to learn when adopting a Greyhound is that nothing on the counter is off limits, in their mind.  All food they have smelled before has been theirs.  Not only that, but dogs are opportunistic scavengers from way back. Your dog is rewarded every time he jumps on the counter and finds food or something to chew, so it is very important to stop counter surfing ASAP, preferably before it starts. This behavior is not only irritating but it can be dangerous. Hot food can burn, glass can break and cause cuts, or your dog could ingest something that is harmful to them. Counter surfing should be curbed as soon as possible to avoid a vet visit. There are many strategies we can undertake to prevent it though.

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SEPARATON ANXIETY

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SEPARATON ANXIETY

Slowly, as the country starts to re-open, we will be going back to work.  Our dogs have adored having us home for weeks now, so it will be a big adjustment for them as well.  With such an overload of quality time with their families, dogs are building up a huge reservoir of over-dependency. If your hound has been a Velcro Dog while you have been home, they may experience the distress of separation anxiety.  Here are some ways you can calm an anxious dog who hates to be alone.

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HELPING RESCUES DURING COVID-19

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HELPING RESCUES DURING COVID-19

With most states under stay at home orders, greyhound adoption groups are especially challenged. Usually during National Greyhound Adoption Month, adoption and fund raising events are in full swing. With social distancing expected to be in place for several more weeks or months, things look a lot different this year. But just because it is not business as usual for us doesn’t mean the need is less.  Here are some ways you can help your local adoption group during this time:

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