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Greyhounds can be very unusual dogs in many ways. One of the things that set these dogs apart is their traits seldom seen in other dogs. However, we must also know the difference between quirky behavioral traits and behavior that indicates health issues. What is the reason for Greyhound teeth chatter? These dogs may chatter with their teeth for many reasons, including getting your attention or having a health issue that requires attention. Knowing the…

Dogs are vocal creatures, with some more so than others. Smaller dogs often have a reputation for being more likely to bark or yap than their bigger relatives. However, some breeds bark for reasons that matter. Do Italian Greyhounds bark? Italian Greyhounds or Iggies bark instead of yap, commonly associated with small breeds. Owners used to small breeds that spend a lot of time yapping will find Iggies very refreshing. Most of the barking you’ll…

Greyhounds are one of the most unique-looking breeds in the canine world. These dogs have long legs and sleek coats that may span many colors and patterns. However, there is one question that people have about these dogs. Why do Greyhounds wear muzzles? Greyhounds are most likely to wear muzzles while racing. However, these dogs may also wear muzzles for other reasons, at the owner’s discretion. We’ll look into the reasons for muzzling below. What…

Whether a Greyhound can sit or not is probably not a question you considered much. After all, a Greyhound is a dog and, therefore, should be able to sit. However, if you own a greyhound from the racetrack, you know that sitting can be easier said than done. Despite a commonly held belief to the contrary, Greyhounds can sit, although it is awkward to behold at times. Their streamlined physique, muscle-bound haunches, relatively long legs,…

If you are considering adopting a retired Greyhound, you may wonder if it is safe to introduce the dog to your cat. Perhaps your cat had a canine pal in the past and is exceptionally dog-friendly. Will a Greyhound off the track accept your cat or torture it relentlessly? Should you invest in a puppy and raise it around your cat? The bottom line is, “Are Greyhounds good with cats?” Introducing a retired Greyhound to…

Few dogs are as docile or submissive as a Greyhound. Many retired Greyhounds get a second chance at loving homes through national adoption programs. Greyhounds are the most commonly adopted purebred dog. But is there a dark side to this otherwise phenomenal pet? Are Greyhounds aggressive dogs? Greyhounds are not aggressive regarding people. Most Greyhounds that bite humans attack out of fear-based aggression. Any dog, however, can become menacing under the right circumstances, and Greyhounds…

You understand their leanness as you watch Greyhounds race around a track, straining to catch that elusive mechanical rabbit. After all, here is a dog that can run as fast as a horse. But what about when you adopt a Greyhound? Do you ever recall thinking a Greyhound was fat when you looked around? Why are Greyhounds so skinny? Greyhounds are thin for several reasons. Their conformation was developed from primitive times to run by…

Italian Greyhounds are one of the most popular smaller breeds. These dogs have an endearing look and a fun personality. As a dog that may seem near-perfect, you might wonder how close to perfection these dogs come, especially for allergy sufferers. Are Italian Greyhounds hypoallergenic? If you have allergies, the good news is that greyhounds are hypoallergenic. These dogs shed very little and are also not inclined to drool a lot, making the breed hypoallergenic.…

As more people discover the sweet nature of Greyhounds, the adoption of retired race dogs continues to increase. Who doesn’t want to help a worthy cause and at the same time gain a phenomenal pet? Maybe you have adopted a Greyhound. A common question you may share with others is, “How much exercise do Greyhounds need?” Greyhounds vary in personality and energy levels, but most need 40 to 70 minutes of exercise daily. Despite their…

Many people love Greyhounds for their friendly, easygoing nature. However, these dogs have some unusual traits; one of them is having a lower activity level than many others dogs. Are Greyhounds lazy? Although it may seem as though these dogs are the most sedentary dogs ever, this is not a fair assessment. Every breed has different mental, physical, and emotional needs, and Greyhounds are no exception. Read on to learn more about why many think…