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GREYHOUNDS AND SUMMER HEAT

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GREYHOUNDS AND SUMMER HEAT

As the weather heats up around the country, and we are able to get out and about more, we love to take our Greyhounds with us on family outings. Summertime activities like lounging by the pool, hikes and picnics, and beach outings have the potential for your dog to overheat, because they do not tolerate the heat as well as we do. Greyhounds usually have little body fat, and their dense muscles tend to generate a lot of heat during activity, so they can be prone to overheating very quickly.

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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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OH THOSE PUPPY DOG EYES!

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OH THOSE PUPPY DOG EYES!

THE EVOLUTION OF PUPPY DOG EYES

New research has shown that dogs have evolved muscles around their eyes, which allow them to make expressions that prompt a nurturing response in humans. “Puppy dog eyes” helped domesticated dogs bond with their people.

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