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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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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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TREATS AS A TOOL FOR DENTAL HEALTH

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TREATS AS A TOOL FOR DENTAL HEALTH

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.

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