Roomie Zoomie by richard Skipworth

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 …

great gifts for greyhound lovers

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 …

raw food diet for dogs

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!

Dogs off-leash

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 …

Toilet schedule printable for dog owners

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 …

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7 Ways To Keep Your Greyhound Cool This Summer

It’s our first summer in Spain with our galgo, Noodle. We live just south of Seville and, even though it’s only May, just in the last couple of weeks the temperature has rocketed to a scorching 37º. We adopted Noodle at the beginning of March and literally a week later the whole country went into …

the best of british martingale collars

The Best of British Martingale Collars

In my last post I wrote about martingale collars and how they are an essential piece of kit for greyhounds and galgos. Now you have the facts I want to provide tell you about the best British online retailers where you can buy beautiful, top quality, well-made, individual pieces for your pet. You really are …

the ultimate guide to the martingale collar

The Ultimate Guide To The Martingale Collar

The martingale collar (sometimes known as the humane-choke collar) is a very popular choice for greyhound owners. If you are adopting for the first time you may just assume that a regular buckle collar will do. Certainly, it was during the process of adopting our first  galgo that I discovered that he would probably need …

should my greyhound wear pyjamas

Should My Greyhound Wear Pyjamas?

Greyhounds have fur, right? So they shouldn’t really feel the cold when we take them out and about…… What about in winter? Are we just over pampering our pets when we start to put them in clothes that they don’t really need to wear? These are certainly questions that I have asked myself when looking …