In a national first, every Australian state will combine next month for the GAP National Adoption Day with Sky Racing signing on as a naming rights sponsor.
Regardless of size, breed, age or disposition, all dogs can bite if provoked and there is the potential for serious injury. Read more
Winter is just around the corner and there’s a definite chill in the air, which means it’s very important to start thinking about how to keep your greyhound warm during the next few months. Read more
The great news is: your greyhound greyhound is most likely to have a great set of teeth. After all, with that well-sized jawline, there’s plenty of room for them to grow and thrive. But just like we humans, our four-legged friends need to clean their teeth regularly. Read more
Toni Barnes’ love of greyhounds happened swiftly, and when she fell, she was in for the long haul. It all started in 2013 when she undertook a greyhound assessor course, which lead to her adopting Elly the greyhound just one week later! Read more
If you think taking on two greyhounds sounds a little crazy, think again. You might just be doing what’s best for you and your four-legged friend. Read more
Today is the last day of a huge two weeks at the Sydney Royal Easter Show for Greyhounds As Pets. Nearly 900,000 have come through the gates and many of those have come and visited our stand to see our gorgeous greyhounds. Read more
Easter is fast approaching and as always, there will be plenty of chocolate consumed in households all over the country. For humans, chocolate is a tasty treat and the only danger it poses is to our waistlines. However, the risks it poses to our furry friends is much greater. Read more
Greyhounds are, by nature, incredibly friendly and gentle with children. They enjoy attention and they can be the greatest play mates. However, sometimes, like our other four legged friends, greyhounds can get stressed for reasons we humans don’t quite understand.
This means that no matter how relaxed your greyhound is with little people (or ANY other dog), it’s essential that whenever dogs and kids get together, there’s an adult supervising… an adult who is as good at identifying ‘happy play’ as they are at detecting unexpected signs of disinterest, anxiety or stress.
Are regular walks with your greyhound getting a bit boring? Or maybe you might be looking for some fun and rewarding things to do with your greyhounds? Well, Greyhounds As Pets has put together a list of some cool activities that you and your greyhound could try out! Read more