Episode 62: Ahoy There, Greyhound! Water & Boat Safety

Keeping your greyhound safe in the water.

With only 4% body fat, greyhounds aren’t very buoyant, so special care needs to be given to their safety when around water, either pools, natural bodies, and, of course, when boating. In this episode, discover what you need to know about keeping your greyhound safe while you enjoy the water together.

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Note: Jacqueline Howard and Albert Cavallo are not medical professionals and provide the content of this episode for informational purposes only. Jacqueline, Al, and the About Greyhounds podcast do not and will not provide medical advice, including for a specific dog. Seek the guidance of your veterinarian with any medical questions or concerns you may have about your greyhound or other dog

 

 

 

Episode 61: What(us) is Pannus?

Get the info you need about a serious eye disease.

Pannus is an eye condition that can impact your greyhound. Left untreated, it can lead to blindness. In this episode, discover what pannus is, symptoms to be aware of, and treatment.

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Note: Jacqueline Howard and Albert Cavallo are not medical professionals and provide the content of this episode for informational purposes only. Jacqueline, Al, and the About Greyhounds podcast do not and will not provide medical advice, including for a specific dog. Seek the guidance of your veterinarian with any medical questions or concerns you may have about your greyhound or other dog.

Episode 60: It’s the Greyhound Glossary Game Show!

Play along at home!

If someone said to you, “I have a blue bounce back with a Roman nose that had been a brood and we need to take her to the M&G, but watch out for her happy tail,” would you understand every word of that sentence? Greyhound folks have their own lingo. In this episode, join us for a “game show” where the contestant needs to define a myriad of words related to greyhounds or, in some cases, dogs in general. Be sure to play along at home!

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We’re not too proud to ask! Please consider giving us a 5 star rating and review on iTunes. Doing so will help get the podcast in front of more people who love greyhounds.

Note: Jacqueline Howard and Albert Cavallo are not medical professionals and provide the content of this episode for informational purposes only. Jacqueline, Al, and the About Greyhounds podcast do not and will not provide medical advice, including for a specific dog. Seek the guidance of your veterinarian with any medical questions or concerns you may have about your greyhound or other dog.

Episode 59: Service Dogs 4 Servicemen–Greyhounds Helping Veterans & First Responders

Greyhounds helping veterans and first responders.

They told Daniel De La Rosa it couldn’t be done––training former racing greyhounds as service dogs for military veterans and first responders. “They” were other top, experienced dog trainers who clearly underestimated Daniel and the greyhounds who proved them wrong.

In this episode, renowned dog trainer Daniel De La Rosa, President and Training Director for Service Dogs 4 Servicemen, shares with us how his training program works and how he and the greyhounds and other dogs he trains are helping veterans suffering from PTSD improve their lives.

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  • Service Dogs 4 Servicemen is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that trains dogs, including former racing greyhounds, for US military veterans and first responders in Florida and who suffer from PTSD and/or have mobility issues.  Please consider donating to this worthy organization to help more veterans and first responders who give so much. On this website, you can also view photos of the dogs and their handlers. You can also mail your donation to:

    Service  Dogs 4 Servicemen
    Daniel De La Rosa
    308 SW 16th Street
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

 

  • If you’re a veteran or first responder in Florida and suffer from PTSD and/or mobility issues and would like a service dog, you are encouraged to apply for a dog from Service Dogs 4 Servicemen.
  • If you have questions for Daniel De La Rosa, you are welcome to email him.
  • If you’re in Florida and are interested in his training programs for companion and family dogs, check out Daniel De La Rosa Dogs.

 

Episode 58: Eww! Why Do Some Greyhounds Eat Poop?

Gross, but important to know.

It’s true … some greyhounds and other dogs eat not only other dogs’ (or other animals’) poop, but some eat their own poop, too. Catch this episode to discover why a greyhound may be exhibiting this behavior, what poop eating may be telling you about your greyhound’s health, and potential dangers that may lurk in the turds your greyhound ingests.

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Note: Jacqueline Howard and Albert Cavallo are not medical professionals and provide the content of this episode for informational purposes only. Jacqueline, Al, and the About Greyhounds podcast do not and will not provide medical advice, including for a specific dog. Seek the guidance of your veterinarian with any medical questions or concerns you may have about your greyhound or other dog.