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TOP REASONS TO ADOPT A GREYHOUND

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TOP REASONS TO ADOPT A GREYHOUND

“Top 10” lists abound on the internet, but I wanted to put my own spin on the subject.  Well, spoiler alert, there are WAY more than 10 greyt reasons to adopt a Greyhound, and I couldn’t get the list down to less than 11!

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JAKE by Denise Dubarbier

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JAKE by Denise Dubarbier

Denise Dubarbier shared this poem, JAKE, which was written in honor of her first greyhound boy.

 JAKE by Denise Dubarbier:

 I didn’t really want you,

I wasn’t really sure,

And I’ll admit I had my doubts,

When you came through that door.

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VELCRO DOGS

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VELCRO DOGS

Who doesn’t love an adoring companion?  Your Greyhound follows your every move, attached at the hip. If you like this degree of togetherness, then there’s no problem.  But if you’d appreciate some alone time (like in the bathroom), here are some ideas about that clinginess and how to help your dog relax a little bit.

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KIDS AND PET LOSS

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KIDS AND PET LOSS

KIDS AND PET LOSS

The loss of a beloved pet is a heartbreaking experience. For young members of the family, the death of a pet represents the loss of a best friend, protector, and confidant. This is often the first exposure to grief for children. Both kids and adults can feel a lot of conflicting and difficult emotions. Recognizing and using those emotions in a constructive way is an important lesson for kids to learn.

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GET READY TO PROMOTE GREYHOUND ADOPTION MONTH!

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GET READY TO PROMOTE GREYHOUND ADOPTION MONTH!

April is National Greyhound Adoption Month - a greyt time to share our appreciation of this awesome breed and help our local groups by spreading the word on what wonderful pets these dogs are.  While live dog racing is active in only six states today (with two of them phasing out), there are still hundreds of dogs needing to be rehomed. Here are some things we can all do to share our enthusiasm for Greyhounds:

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