Perhaps the most puzzling, and certainly the most amusing of all greyhound behaviors is roaching. There are two types of roaching. In the first, the greyhound is merely relaxing on his back, often for the purpose of cooling off. The other type of roaching is when the dog lays on his back, and writhes,… Continue reading Why Do Greyhounds Roach? How to Interpret this Oddness
Greyhounds are not bred to be pets, so they require patient training to adapt to home life. That effort, however, will reward you with a magnificent pet. Greyhounds are easy to train for these reasons: —They are usually adults when you get them —They love structure —They are exceptionally well-socialized dogs A greyhound coming to… Continue reading Are Greyhounds Easy to Train: the truth about training your greyhound￼
I can always tell when someone is considering getting a greyhound, by the way they look wistfully at my dog and ask: “What is it Like to Own a Greyhound?” A greyhound is a mellow, peaceful addition to the family. He naps most of the time, enjoying the company of his owner. No breed is… Continue reading What is it Like to Own a Greyhound: the authentic truth
You’re preparing a meal for your greyhound, and suddenly, from behind you, there’s a clicking sound. Is it a rattlesnake, or a skeleton from a scary movie? No, it’s your greyhound, his teeth clicking away like a Spanish dancer. Seasoned greyhound owners are used to this behavior, but if you’ve never had a chatterer before,… Continue reading Why Does my Greyhound Chatter his Teeth? How to Interpret
Greyhounds whine as a preferred form of communication (over barking); but, as with people, tone is everything.