Dental disease is the most common disease in dogs, affecting 76% of all canines in the United States. According to a 2016 study by Banfield Pet Hospital, there has been a 23.3% increase in the prevalence of dental disease in dogs since 2006, with steady growth each year. Greyhounds are notorious for teeth that seemingly attract plaque. Some people are religious about brushing their greyt’s teeth, but many of us struggle with doing it regularly. Today, I’m going to talk about two natural treats that could help with cleaning your pup’s teeth.
Could the amount of your Greyhound’s playtime be affecting his behavior? Research suggests that playtime is just as important as a good diet and exercise for a happy and healthy Greyhound. Many behavior problems are caused by stress and anxiety, and play is a stress buster for both our dogs and us. Interactive play is also greyt for bonding between us and our dogs. Read on for more about the benefits of play and how we can implement more playtime into our dog’s daily routine.
Even though the Galgo Espanol is often referred to as the Spanish Greyhound, the Galgo is actually not the same as a Greyhound at all. The Galgo Espanol and the Greyhound are both sighthound breeds (dogs that hunt by sight and speed, instead of by scent and endurance), but they are not genetically the same.
Does your Greyhound eat things that are not food or even edible? Some dogs have a taste for all kinds of things that could, if left unchecked, harm them, resulting in costly veterinarian bills. Why does this happen and what to do about it?
I haven’t made my New Year’s Resolutions yet – have you? I have been thinking about how our hounds wake up each morning expecting the best day ever, EVERY DAY! Maybe we can take some cues from their playbook.