We often hear people describe their greyhound as being ‘stubborn’ when it comes to learning new things or adjusting to pet life. Here we’ve laid out some of the common times our hounds are labelled as ‘stubborn’, and why this isn’t the case!
Greyhound Rescue recommends waiting 14 days before taking your hound on a walk when they first arrive in their new home. When the time does come for your first walk, it’s important to be prepared. Arm yourself with the tools necessary to make it the most enjoyable experience possible for both you and your hound.
The Greyhound Rescue team has been doing some mythbusting! We’re here to correct some myths that continue to linger on the internet about our pooches.
Positive reinforcement, or “R+” dog training, is a form of training which uses rewards and praise to encourage desired behaviours. It centres on the idea that behaviours can be shaped and modified through the use of rewards and consequences.
Dominance in relation to pack theory was based on one flawed study from the 1940’s. It’s a blanket statement and does not capture the complex nuances of behaviour. Read why it has been thoroughly debunked.
Greyhounds have the potential to develop amazing friendships with children, thanks to their gentle and loving nature. But, like any other breed, it takes time, patience, and respect of their space. We’ve put together some helpful tips to set your hound up for success.
Why not help a hound of your own?
Rehoming organisation number: R251000042