It can be startling to hear a crunching, crackling sound, and realize that your dog is biting his nails, like a nervous schoolchild. Although your dog may bite his nails due to anxiety or boredom, you should rule out injuries and disease. A minor broken or torn claw is easily treated at home; but if… Continue reading Why does my Dog Chew his Nails? How to Stop it
You’re preparing to return to the workplace after being home during the Covid-19 Pandemic, but have you considered preparing your dog, as well? If one’s dog is not properly trained to be home alone, and his owner suddenly returns to work after being home for an extended period, the pet may develop severe behavioral problems. … Continue reading How to Train Your Dog to be Home Alone: Conquer his Greatest Fear, Starting NOW!
You may have heard it said that greyhounds sleep a lot, and shook your head in disbelief – How could the world’s fastest dog also be the world’s sleepiest dog? So, do greyhounds sleep a lot? Yes. It is not at all unusual for a greyhound to be in some stage of sleep 20 –… Continue reading Should my greyhound to sleep so much? (helpful how-to’s)
Luckily, I don’t think my greyhound, Lily, hates as many as 100 things; but the things she does hate, she hates a lot! There are, however, at least 100 things that are hated, collectively, by many greyhounds. Because greyhounds are sensitive dogs, there are certain things that are universally hated by most of them. That… Continue reading My Greyhound Hates 103 Things? | The truth about greyhounds’ preferences￼
At the words “walking the dog,” the scene we picture is nice and relaxed, with the dog ambling ahead on the leash, sniffing here and there as he goes. That’s why so many greyhound owners are completely stymied, when they greyhounds suddenly halt, stare into the distance, and just…don’t…move. A greyhound who “freezes” on his… Continue reading My Greyhound Freezes on Walks: how to stop “statuing” now
If you are concerned, because your greyhound isn’t drinking enough water, you should be! Not consuming enough water can cause serious health problems. The best way to get enough water into your greyhound is to measure it, schedule it, and make it taste good. If he does not get about a quart of water every… Continue reading My Greyhound Won’t Drink Water: how to hydrate hounds