When you go away on vacation or holiday, knowing your greyhound is well cared for is critical to your peace of mind. In this episode, discover your options for boarding or having someone sit for your dog. You’ll hear both the pros and cons of each so you can make an informed decision for your dog.
- Download the Greyhound Friends of New Jersey free app from Apple Store or Google Play.
- If you’re in NJ or neighbor states and have a greyhound or greyhounds, Greyhound Friends of NJ keeps a “greysitter” list of people who, if available, will sit for your greyhound(s) in their “greysitter” homes. To request the list, contact Patty Comerford.
- Visit the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) to locate a professional pet sitter in the USA. (Membership required, along with annual fee. At the time of this podcast’s production, the annual fee is $25. The About Greyhounds podcast is providing this link for your information only; we are not associated with NAPPS.)
- Visit the International Boarding & Pet Services Association* (IBPSA) to view boarding services that are IBPSA members. (The About Greyhounds podcast is providing this link for your information only; we are not associated with IBPSA.)
- 8 Questions to Ask Dog Kennels When Boarding, an article from Angie’s List.
- Watch how the Linda Lyman Loop is done (slip knot for your greyhound’s leash on your wrist).
- Provide the person or people watching your dog with the greyhound lab results card (printable file). It tells a vet about how test results and anesthesia are very different for greyhounds than all other dog breeds.
- Donate to Greyhound Friends of New Jersey to help us bring more dogs home.
- Get your very own About Greyhounds podcast T-shirt! 100% of all profits go to help Greyhound Friends of New Jersey transition more dogs from track to retirement.
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* This organization is referred to as the Pet Care Services Association in the episode.