Adopting the Racing Greyhound by Cynthia A. Branigan

By Cynthia A. Branigan

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Bernard. They are, however, undeniably bigger than a Chihuahua or any of the many medium-size breeds. Do you have the space for those long legs, as well as the dog’s crate, or will you and the Greyhound constantly be tripping over each other? WHY GREYHOUNDS CANNOT RUN LOOSE It is impossible to put too much emphasis on this point. There are some people who adopt who think that their dog is somehow different and can be trusted not to run away. Here are some facts, and a few sad anecdotes, that will illustrate why allowing a Greyhound to run free is a dangerous idea.

Broken legs, broken toes and pulled ligaments are not uncommon injuries in the racing world. Some dogs recover fully from such ailments, while others may be left with a limp ranging from slight to pronounced. Some injuries can be corrected by surgery. If such a handicap is a minor flaw to you, then I encourage you to select one of these deserving Greyhounds, as most potential adopters, and, sadly, many adoption groups, will overlook dogs with any defects. If you are choosing a female, try to find out if she was on hormones to prevent her heat cycle, and, if she was, for how long.

Are you going to be willing to introduce, and supervise, the dog with the children? If you are planning to have a family, you might be better off waiting to get a dog — any dog — until the children are older and more self-reliant. As for falling in love with an animal, it seems that our feelings for dogs can parallel our feelings for people. What seems like love today can turn out to have been nothing more than a passing attraction tomorrow. Remember, there is more to owning a dog than simply feeding him twice a day.

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