Taking place in Kanab, Utah, Sighthound Shivoo, formerly known as Greyhound Gathering, brings together overs of greyhounds and sight hounds from around the world. In this episode, we have a conversation with the event’s founder, Claudia Presto. Find out what’s in store for the 2019 event, taking place May 17 – 19, 2019.
Because most greyhounds are calm and gentle, they often do exceptionally well as therapy dogs. Join us for a conversation with Patty Tustin of Alliance of Therapy Dogs, an international therapy dog organization. You’ll discover what being a therapy dog team entails, how to be assessed, why a therapy dog organization’s liability insurance coverage is important, and the profound impact you and your greyhound can make on folks in need.
The Alliance of Therapy Dogs is an international organization with a presence in many countries. To learn more about their program and how you and your greyhound may be able to qualify as a therapy dog team, visit their website, TherapyDogs.com.
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Bucket lists are for the living: a to-do list of experiences one wants to enjoy in his or her lifetime. Bucket lists aren’t just for people––they’re becoming more popular for dogs, too. In this episode, discover how you can start creating––and implementing––a bucket list for your greyhound. Plus, we give you twenty ideas to help get you started.
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August 22 is the Feast Day of Saint Guinefort, the only greyhound, and dog, for that matter, to have been bestowed with the holy title. In this episode, discover who Saint Guinefort was and what led to his sainthood.
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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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.