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Service dogs “in training” at the mall. When the veteran is going to be sitting for a long period of time they are taught the “down” command and then “relax”. This means they turn on their side and totally relax.…
The greyhound’s heart rate is slower than other dogs due to their athleticism. 60-90 beats per minute is normal at rest. It may be faster if excited (like at the vet’s office).
When you see prefixes for registered names like Flying and Kiowa, do you wonder if your dogs are related? Chances are they’re not. Some owners like to use them to “mark” their dogs so everyone knows it’s one of theirs.…
Some believe that greyhounds have never had treats and toys until after they retire from racing. All kennels give their dogs treats. Whether it’s marshmallows, Vanilla Wafers, Milk Bones, cows ears etc. Each trainer has their own treats of choice.…
The greyhound heart is normally much bigger than the heart of other dogs. There is a huge left ventricular hypertrophy (thickening of wall). Same with marathon runners. An ultrasound can differentiate normal from diseased if in doubt. Suzanne Stack, D.V.M.