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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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10 TIPS FOR GREYT PHOTOS

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10 TIPS FOR GREYT PHOTOS

Our Greyhounds play a big part in our lives so it’s no surprise that we want greyt photographs of them. But we all know how hard it can be to capture the adorableness of our hounds, especially black ones. Pets, unlike humans, do not understand what we are trying to do and won’t just pose for the camera! Flashes look horrible. Natural lighting can be so dark that you can’t tell where your dog ends and the sofa begins. Keeping a few of the following tips in mind will help YOU help your pup to shine, using just your phone’s camera. #GreyhoundsofInstagram, here we come!

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAYTIME FOR YOUR GREYHOUND

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PLAYTIME FOR YOUR GREYHOUND

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.

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