February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 5: Responsible Ownership

Please remember that your dog must be microchipped and have an identification tag at all times. When you let him out into the garden off the lead the first few times, pop his muzzle on. This will give local cats and wildlife a chance to […]
February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 6: Greyhound Care & Ownership

Bedding Your greyhound will like a soft thick bed, such as an old doona. They like to stretch out, so they sometimes find basket type beds too constricting. They will make a beeline for the sofa, so if you do not want them to use […]
February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 7: Homing a Greyhound with Young Children

Your new dog may never have lived in a house before. Everything will be new and strange. Imagine you have just landed from the moon and seen televisions, vacuum cleaners, glass doors and mirrors for the first time. Naturally it will take your dog some […]
February 26, 2017

Fact Sheet 8: Homing a Greyhound with Other Dogs

If coming from the racing industry/a trainer, chances are your greyhound will likely have spent all of his life only with other greyhounds. greyhounds are not fighting dogs. Any greyhound that shows a tendency to fight is banned from the race track for life.  But, […]
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 […]