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Do you go Ga-Ga over Greyhounds?
Or are you Wild about Whippets? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
Did you know Over 50,000 greyhounds and other sighthounds are killed each year globally?
Our mission is to raise awareness of greyhounds and the awesome sighthound family and to encourage their adoption through education & information. Join us for the best tips on behaviour & training, adoption, recipes, product recommendations and lifestyle hacks!
Have you ever asked yourself why does my greyhound stare at me?
Where do greyhounds come from?
or searched for healthy treats to feed your dog?
These are just some posts available on this site.
- 10 Healthy Treats For Your DogDo you love to see your dog enjoying his treats but worry about what goes into them? There are heaps of natural treats which are healthy and don’t contain any preservatives or other nasties. Most of which can be found in your kitchen right now! That’s right, most fruit and vegetables are healthy for dogs …
- How To Look After Your Sighthounds TeethDo you know how to take care of your sighthounds teeth? Oral health is essential for all pets, but it’s especially crucial for sighthounds such as whippets, afghan hounds and greyhounds. These breeds have a higher risk of dental issues, such as plaque buildup and tooth decay, than other dogs. Regular dental care, including brushing …
- Why Whippets Make Great PetsWhippets are a breed of dog that have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their friendly and affectionate nature, and their ability to make great pets for families and individuals alike. With their unique appearance, athletic build, and charming personalities, whippets are an excellent choice for anyone looking for a dog that is …
- Cheddar Cheesy Dog TreatsCheddar Cheese Dog Treats These homemade cheddar cheese dog treats are Miss Lottie’s all-time favourites out of all the recipes I’ve tried. She’s a huge cheese lover and can’t get enough of them! **You can jump to the recipe card for ingredients & full instructions** They contain only 3 simple ingredients and are super easy …
- Raw Dog Food (a beginner’s guide to raw feeding)What is raw feeding? Like me, you’ve probably seen many a heated debate in Facebook sighthound groups regarding raw dog food. There are pros and cons for each argument on raw feeding. We all want our pets to have all the nutrients they need to be happy and healthy, so it makes sense to give …
- Why Do Greyhounds Lean On You?So, why do greyhounds lean on you? The greyhound owners amongst you will probably be very familiar with the greyhound lean. Some may not, as Tigga, our big goofy boy, has never lent on us yet. Whereas, Lottie loves a good lean and will do it at any opportunity! It’s quite an experience to have …
- Potassium For Dogs (and why it’s essential)Why does my dog need potassium? Potassium is an important nutrient and is essential for your dog’s health. These are just some functions it helps to regulate: It also works with calcium to strengthen canine teeth and bones and maintains your dogs PH levels to hold onto calcium in the bones and blood. So its …
- Help! Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?Why does my dog eat grass? We all know that dogs love to eat grass now and then, but have you ever stopped to question why they do it? There are several potential explanations why your canine companion may have a craving for grass, from its natural fibre content providing essential roughage to its potential …
- 10 Dog Friendly Beaches Near The Lake DistrictWhere can I take my dog to the beach near the Lake District? Are you looking for dog friendly beaches near the Lake District? The Cumbrian coastline is full of sandy beaches, trails for walking and exploring wildlife, and hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. Many are available for you and your pup to …
Greyhounds & Sighthounds
Whether you’re considering adopting a greyhound or sighthound, are a first-time owner or have lots of experience with this awesome family – I hope you find something interesting on this site. I’ll be updating it regularly with new content and some helpful resources. So stay tuned for new recipes and some real-life adoption stories.
Meet The Hounds
Read about real life sighthounds and their stories
Meet the Hounds
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What makes them special?
How did you meet?
What do they love/hate?
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Happy Greys & IWaG
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Happy Greys are very proud to partner with IWaG (I Want a Greyhound) a registered not-for-profit charity dedicated to rescuing & rehoming greyhounds.
IWaG educates and pairs owners with prospective greyhounds to adopt.
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