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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 ownerliving with you." -Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project "Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance willhave a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dogowner." -Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend forthousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almostexclusively for racing. In the bad old days, prior to the 1980s,dogs that didn't make the grade at the track, and those pasttheir 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 torescuing these unwanted dogs and placing them in good homes. Thinking about adopting a retired racing Greyhound? Or maybeyou're already sharing your life with one of these charminganimals. Either way, this friendly guide tells you everything youneed to know to: Understand the Greyhound personalityFind a retired racing Greyhound to adoptChoose the right ex-racer for you and your familyEducate yourself and your retired racerGive your new pal the diet and exercise it needsKeep your dog healthy and happy for years to come With plenty of good humor and straight-talk, Lee Livingooddrawing on her forty-years of experience training adult rescue dogsto cover all the pros and cons of being a retired racing Greyhoundowner, and she fills you in on: The amazing 8000-year history of the GreyhoundDeciding whether an ex-racer is the right do for you and yourfamilyPhysical and behavioral characteristicsHow to get a retired racer used to living in a home and be acompanionDealing with common behavioral and health problemsFeeding, grooming, and exercising a GreyhoundFun things to do with your hound Bursting with expert advice on all aspects of living with anex-racer, Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies is mustreading for anyone considering adoption or who's alreadytaken the leap.
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Synopsis
"The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound ownerliving with you." -Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project "Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance willhave a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dogowner." -Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend forthousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almostexclusively for racing. In the bad old days, prior to the 1980s,dogs that didn't make the grade at the track, and those pasttheir 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 torescuing these unwanted dogs and placing them in good homes. Thinking about adopting a retired racing Greyhound? Or maybeyou're already sharing your life with one of these charminganimals. Either way, this friendly guide tells you everything youneed to know to: Understand the Greyhound personalityFind a retired racing Greyhound to adoptChoose the right ex-racer for you and your familyEducate yourself and your retired racerGive your new pal the diet and exercise it needsKeep your dog healthy and happy for years to come With plenty of good humor and straight-talk, Lee Livingooddrawing on her forty-years of experience training adult rescue dogsto cover all the pros and cons of being a retired racing Greyhoundowner, and she fills you in on: The amazing 8000-year history of the GreyhoundDeciding whether an ex-racer is the right do for you and yourfamilyPhysical and behavioral characteristicsHow to get a retired racer used to living in a home and be acompanionDealing with common behavioral and health problemsFeeding, grooming, and exercising a GreyhoundFun things to do with your hound Bursting with expert advice on all aspects of living with anex-racer, Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies is mustreading for anyone considering adoption or who's alreadytaken the leap.
€19.59
58 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
Delivery in 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 - 296
Weight - 524
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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