Monthly Archives: September 2015

Welcoming a Greyhound Into Your Home

Now that you have decided to take the plunge, you are checking off the steps towards bringing home your very own retired racer. You filled out your adoption application, scheduled your in-home, made a few visits to the local pet store for

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Proper Weight for a Greyhound

If I had a quarter for every time I am at a Meet and Greet and hear someone exclaim, “Look at those skinny dogs, you need to put some meat on them!” (or some variation thereof). The first time I

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Getting to know your fearful greyhound.

When a potential adopter asks a greyhound owner to tell them about greyhounds, the answer inevitably involves some form of gushing on and on about how wonderful they are, and how they are just a little bit different from other dogs.

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Roo In The ‘Zoo

Hello Allies Friends and Family! Be sure to mark September 27th, 2015 on your calendars for Roo In The ‘Zoo hosted by Allies for Greyhounds at the Kalamazoo Kennel Club. If you have adopted a greyhound, or are interested in

Posted in Meet & Greets

Greyhound Terms 101: ETS. Escaped Tongue Syndrome

Greyhound Terms 101: ETS If you are new to greyhounds you might hear adopters using some strange words. Most of these terms refer to endearing yet quirky things that greyhounds do. Today’s term is ETS, which stands for Escaped Tongue

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Featured Greyhound

RC Jumper — Skip

Skip was just returned to AFG.  Skip retired to AFG in 2016 after 16 races.  Could Skip be the hound for you?? Skip is quite the boy!! He is a true velcro hound and loves to be with his people

Other Greyhounds

Whiskey Dueler — Dueler
Rio Hard Drive — Rio

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