February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 13: Sleep Aggression

Everyone knows the saying “let sleeping dogs lie”. This is absolutely true – it’s generally best to leave sleeping dogs undisturbed wherever possible. Even the most docile, loving dogs can exhibit sleep aggression (growling or snapping when woken up from sleep). This is quite a […]
February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 12: My Dog Does Not Like to Play

Many greyhounds do not know how to play with toys as adults as they did not get the opportunity to learn as youngsters. Playing with puppies and allowing them to chase toys in a constructive way can prevent a greyhound from learning to chase a […]
February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 11: Cats and Other Small Animals

All breeds of dogs are interested in chasing cats – greyhounds are so much faster that they stand a far greater chance of catching them! Yet some greyhounds can settle with small dogs  and cats and it is one of the most important issues to deal with […]
February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 10: The Indoor Dog Crate

A dog crate can be made of wood, plastic or metal, or a combination of these. However, metal is preferable as it is indestructible and easy to clean. Metal crates normally fold up when not in use and are easily portable. Many have a plastic […]
February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 9: When You Go Out

Some dogs do not cope well with being left at home alone, resulting in “separation anxiety”. If you come back to a pile of poo, or irate neighbours who have been deafened by a crying dog, or chewed up furniture, please, please do not chastise […]