The Ultimate Answer Guide to Dog Trancing

If your dog has a fervent love of a certain bush, houseplant, or curtain, don’t worry – He’s not crazy or having a seizure!  He’s “trancing!” Trancing is a canine behavior done by some dogs for sensory pleasure.  The hallmarks of trancing are walking under an object, slow movement, and the faraway expression of the… Continue reading The Ultimate Answer Guide to Dog Trancing

Are “Gentle Leader” Collars Dangerous? How to Choose Safely

If your greyhound pulls at the leash a lot, you may be investigating different collars.  The Gentle Leader (similar to Halti) has great reviews, but would it work on a greyhound? As with any collar, the Gentle Leader is safe only in the hands of a well-informed owner.  Because its use involves more preparation, a… Continue reading Are “Gentle Leader” Collars Dangerous? How to Choose Safely

Affordable Dog Joint Care: how to know your supplements

Twenty years after starting my first greyhound on glucosamine, the market has exploded with a dizzying variety of joint supplements for dogs.  Understanding their ingredients makes it easier and quicker to pick the right one for your dog…and your budget. Veterinarians agree that the most effective joint supplements for dogs include one or more of… Continue reading Affordable Dog Joint Care: how to know your supplements

2022 Greyhound Jointcare Guide: how to relieve pain, affordably

I have put together this little shopping guide of products that I have used for my greyhounds over the years.  My second dog, Shannon, had particularly bad arthritis, so we tried many, many products, before we found ones that worked and were affordable.  We tried Rimadyl on him, and it was a total disaster.  He… Continue reading 2022 Greyhound Jointcare Guide: how to relieve pain, affordably

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Greyhound Grin vs. Snarl: How to tell – Safely! (5 photos)

Greyhounds have a crazy way of grinning, which has caused many an alarmed call to the local adoption group by startled, new owners. The “greyhound grin” is a a smile that greyhounds employ to show joy, friendliness, and playfulness. Those unfamiliar with the greyhound may feel apprehensive, intimidated, or even threatened when they see the… Continue reading Greyhound Grin vs. Snarl: How to tell – Safely! (5 photos)