You’re thinking about fostering or adopting a greyhound? They’re the most wonderful, loving and quirky pets and friends. Often, though, they are coming from a very different life to what you will give them.
ant against other dogs. This can lead to some “resource guarding” behaviour, especially while they are still learning.
Greyhounds have come from a racing environment and many have never set foot in a home. In many respects this means they are at “puppy level” of understanding, and while they can often learn quickly, they do need our understanding.
From muzzles to martingales, there is a bit to learn about getting your new greyhound geared up and dressed for the day! Greyhounds are a bit unique physically, so making sure that you have to correct gear for them is really important.
So you think you’re ready to adopt a greyhound? It’s a super exciting time, and for new owners it can be a little daunting. Make sure you’re as prepared as you can be by following a few of our top tips to get your home and family ready for your new greyhound friend.
Greyhound Rescue ambassador Ash London gives a rundown of what to expect on your greyhound’s first day in their new home
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Rehoming organisation number: R251000042