Why Greyhounds Make Awesome Pets

They Are Seriously Stylish

Come on, have you ever seen another breed of dog with as big a wardrobe as a greyhound? From jammies to snoods, coats to legwarmers (yes, really!) and everything in between.


10 Healthy Treats For Your Dog

Do 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 and, unlike shop bought treats, aren't packed with calories. Which is fab…


How To Look After Your Sighthounds Teeth

Do 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 and a healthy diet, can help prevent these problems and improve your…


Why Whippets Make Great Pets

Whippets 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 both beautiful and smart. Are Whippets Affectionate? One of the main reasons…


Cheddar Cheesy Dog Treats

Cheddar 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 and quick to make. So, save some money buying store-bought treats and…


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 them nutritional food. Which is where raw feeding comes in. So, what…


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 a 35+kg greyhound resting its full weight on you, and only one…


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: Heart rhythm Hydration Digestive system Neural function Immune system 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 very important to…


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 ability to ease an upset stomach. If your dog eats excessive amounts…


10 Dog Friendly Beaches Near The Lake District

Where 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 enjoy all year round. They might not have the same fine golden…

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Greyhound And Whippet Clothes (Where to buy them)

Are you searching for Greyhound And Whippet Clothes? If you've been asking Where Can I Buy Greyhound And Whippet Clothes? read on... Why Do Greyhounds & Whippets Need Clothes? Greyhounds and whippets need extra warmth for a number of reasons. Unlike other breeds, their coats only have one layer, so they feel extremes of cold more than other dogs. Also, as they are very lean they have…

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Top 4 Dog Lovers Quotes to Make You Smile

Top 4 Dog Lovers Quotes to Make You Smile Dogs are a bit like life partners, aren’t they? When you meet ‘the one’ you just know! It may not always start off well, there may be nerves, maybe a little rejection - especially if your grey was mistreated. Just like in any other relationship in life, it takes time to build trust. There are bound to be…


Peanut Butter Banana Dog Treats

Image by Debbie Miller Peanut Butter Banana Dog Treats These peanut butter banana dog treats are quick and easy to make and only use 4 ingredients! Store-bought dog treats are great for convenience, but often contain fillers and sweeteners. Making your own at home is super simple and you can swap out ingredients to suit your dogs' taste preferences. I've been making my dog treats at home…


The Sighthound Family

What is the Sighthound Family? The sighthound family include the breeds of dogs which use their sight for hunting rather than their nose (scent hounds). They are also known as gazehounds.


The History of Greyhounds

The History of Greyhounds Through the Ages. Do you know the history of greyhounds? Did you know greyhounds can be traced back over 8,000 years ago? Making them the oldest pure-bred dog breed. They are depicted in many forms of art and literature through the ages.


Why Does My Greyhound Stare At Me? (Top 6 Reasons)

Greyhounds & Behaviour So, why do greyhounds stare? Greyhounds are renowned for staring at their owners, sometimes intensely. You may wonder why your greyhound stares intently at you, too. Read on to discover why. As a first-time grey owner, it can unsettle and even freak you out a little. Remember, they are trying to understand YOU and figure out where they fit in with you as their…


Dog Pee Ruining Your Lawn? Here’s The Answer!

Get Rid Of Those Burnt Patches! Is dog pee ruining your lawn? Random dark patches everywhere? I must admit its something I'd never experienced before. I'd always had a male dog who seemed to pee all over in the garden, and didn't have a particularly favourite 'spot'. Then we adopted Tigga, and I'd been told to try and get him to 'go' in one spot from the…


Greyhound Adoption (9 things you need to consider)

Minnie So, you've made the fantastic decision to adopt a greyhound. Congratulations! It's truly an amazing thing you're doing - you're saving a life. Never forget that. But WHOA! Slow down there, hound lover! There are some things you'll need before greyhound adoption. I totally understand the excitement. Someone has already matched you with a grey. You'll imagine it lounging around on the couch. Roaching outside in…

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Easy Homemade Veggie Casserole Dog Recipe

Glen Gallon I found this simple veggie casserole recipe when I was researching Tigga's (Happy Glen) parents. His father, Glen Gallon, was one of the top greyhound racers in Australia, raking in around $595,000 for his trainer Tony Brett. Tony's Mum makes the stew a few times a week for the racers at Brett's property at Grantchester, Qld. If the stew's good enough for them, it's good…


Top 10 Toxic Foods for Greyhounds

Top 10 Toxic Foods for Greyhounds It's confusing when you first adopt a greyhound to know what foods they can and cannot eat. Here is a list of the top ten toxic foods for greyhounds. 1. Chocolate As tempting as it is when a long snout appears out of nowhere and snuffles around as you open your favourite chocolate bar. Don't give your grey any! Chocolate is…


10 Fun Facts About greyhounds.

You probably know greyhounds are the fastest dogs in the world (up to 45 mph) but there are many other quirks with them, and that's why greyhounds make great pets Here are 10 other fun facts about greyhounds that might surprise you... 1. Greyhounds Don't Like to Sit. With their muscular Kardashian-Esque bottoms, greyhounds find it uncomfortable to sit, unlike other dogs. Racing makes their back-end muscles…


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