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Retired racing greyhounds for dummies

by Lee Livingood | 13 September 2000
PAPERBACK
Category: Natural History
Synopsis
"The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound owner living with you." Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project "Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance will have a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dog owner." Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend for thousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almost exclusively for racing. In the bad old days, prior to the 1980s, dogs that didn't make the grade at the track, and those past their primes, were destroyed. According to official estimates, 60,000 of these noble, mild-mannered dogs were destroyed each year! Fortunately, a number of organizations now exist devoted to rescuing these unwanted dogs and placing them in good homes. Thinking about adopting a retired racing Greyhound? Or maybe you're already sharing your life with one of these charming animals.;Either way, this friendly guide tells you everything you need to know to: * Understand the Greyhound personality * Find a retired racing Greyhound to adopt * Choose the right ex-racer for you and your family * Educate yourself and your retired racer * Give your new pal the diet and exercise it needs * Keep your dog healthy and happy for years to come With plenty of good humor and straight-talk, Lee Livingood drawing on her forty-years of experience training adult rescue dogs to cover all the pros and cons of being a retired racing Greyhound owner, and she fills you in on: * The amazing 8000-year history of the Greyhound * Deciding whether an ex-racer is the right do for you and your family * Physical and behavioral characteristics * How to get a retired racer used to living in a home and be a companion * Dealing with common behavioral and health problems * Feeding, grooming, and exercising a Greyhound * Fun things to do with your hound Bursting with expert advice on all aspects of living with an ex-racer, Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies is must reading for anyone considering adoption or who's already taken the leap.
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Synopsis
"The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound owner living with you." Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project "Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance will have a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dog owner." Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend for thousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almost exclusively for racing. In the bad old days, prior to the 1980s, dogs that didn't make the grade at the track, and those past their primes, were destroyed. According to official estimates, 60,000 of these noble, mild-mannered dogs were destroyed each year! Fortunately, a number of organizations now exist devoted to rescuing these unwanted dogs and placing them in good homes. Thinking about adopting a retired racing Greyhound? Or maybe you're already sharing your life with one of these charming animals.;Either way, this friendly guide tells you everything you need to know to: * Understand the Greyhound personality * Find a retired racing Greyhound to adopt * Choose the right ex-racer for you and your family * Educate yourself and your retired racer * Give your new pal the diet and exercise it needs * Keep your dog healthy and happy for years to come With plenty of good humor and straight-talk, Lee Livingood drawing on her forty-years of experience training adult rescue dogs to cover all the pros and cons of being a retired racing Greyhound owner, and she fills you in on: * The amazing 8000-year history of the Greyhound * Deciding whether an ex-racer is the right do for you and your family * Physical and behavioral characteristics * How to get a retired racer used to living in a home and be a companion * Dealing with common behavioral and health problems * Feeding, grooming, and exercising a Greyhound * Fun things to do with your hound Bursting with expert advice on all aspects of living with an ex-racer, Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies is must reading for anyone considering adoption or who's already taken the leap.
€19.59
58 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery

Any purchases for more than €10 are eligible for free delivery anywhere in the UK or Ireland!


Product Details

ISBN - 9780764552762
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 13/09/2000
Categories - All, Books, Science and Nature, Nature Books, Pets, All, Books, Science and Nature, Nature Books, Natural History
No. of Pages - 255
Weight - 508
Edition - 1st Edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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