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The Dangers of Bloat in Greyhounds and Galgos

As a new greyhound or galgo owner you may have been told not to feed your dog straight after exercising or, alternatively, not to walk your dog after feeding. There have been many questions raised by owners about why this is. As the owner of a new galgo I had read something about ‘bloat’ in …

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What To Do If Your Dog Goes Missing

If you have a dog, the worst thing that could happen is your best friend going missing. Imagine being out on a walk, and then all of a sudden, your beloved greyhound or galgo is gone. You would probably panic because once their natural hunting instinct kicks in your dog could lose all sense of …

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The Best of British Greyhound and Whippet Pyjamas

In one of my first posts I wrote about greyhound and whippet pyjamas and how they can be important for sighthounds during the winter months. Now you have the facts I want to tell you about the best British online retailers where you can buy beautiful, top quality, well-made, individual pieces for your pet. You really …

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Dogs Home Alone

  Recently I had to return to the UK for a couple of weeks. This put us in a tricky situation because my partner had just started a new job and couldn’t get time off to stay at home and look after the dog. So, we were more than a little worried about leaving our …

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Zoomies!

What are “Zoomies”? The word ”zoomies” had never entered my vocabulary until I got a galgo. I had seen it online on various Instagram posts but no book I read about greyhounds had ever mentioned this regular, but strange, occurrence. Because every night, at coming up to about half past 7 or 8 o’clock, our …

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10 Greyt Gifts Greyhound Owners will Love

What do you buy for people who love their greyhounds? I’ve made your search a little simpler by rounding up my top 10 gifts every greyhound or galgo lover will appreciate, from dog-themed mugs to clothes, jewellery, artwork and more.  Ratings information is based on Amazon.com reviews and is current at the time of this …

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The Raw Food Diet for Dogs

I have written a guest post about the raw food diet for dogs at Green Crunchy Mother. Click on this link to read it. I hope you find it helpful!

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My Pet Hate – Dogs Off Leash!

The other morning I was out jogging with Noodle, my 2 year old Galgo who was adopted in March. It’s something which I have just recently decided to do as we began to notice that three months of quarantine had had an impact on mine and Noodle’s fitness levels. In Spain the rule during the …

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How Do I Stop My Dog From Peeing In The House?

This is a question I have asked myself many times. A quick look into my Facebook groups reveals that it is also the top question asked by greyhound owners. So, do not worry. You are not alone! Toilet training is an important issue. Of course, you want do the best for your dog and have …

16 Items You Need Before Adopting A Greyhound

So, you’re ready to adopt your first greyhound. It’s an exciting and sometimes overwhelming process. There are lots of things to think about when preparing for the arrival of your four-legged friend. Maybe you have made a few visits to the adoption centre to observe your chosen dog and to get to know each other …