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
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What is it Like to Own a Greyhound: the authentic truth
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
Are Greyhounds Good Pets? How to Decide
Because they are mainly known as competitive racing dogs, this is a very common question. I never even knew that greyhounds could be kept as pets, until my husband told me. But now, after twenty-three years of life with my wonderful greyhounds, I can provide you with the best answer for this question. Are greyhounds… Continue reading Are Greyhounds Good Pets? How to Decide
Why Does my Greyhound Whine? How to Interpret
Greyhounds whine as a preferred form of communication (over barking); but, as with people, tone is everything.