With less racing greyhounds available for adoption in the United States of America, many folks who still want to adopt a dog are looking for similar breeds. Borzois, which are in the sighthound family, may be an excellent breed for many who have come to love greyhounds. In this episode, we discuss Borzois with Lesley Rydman–Ohmann of National Borzoi Rescue Foundation (NBRF). Lesley shares her insights into the breed – their history, what it’s like to share a home with them, and their care.
Adopt a Greyhound Month continues! Adopting a former racing greyhound, or any dog, takes careful consideration. A greyhound may or may not be the right fit for your personal circumstances. In this episode, we’ll help you make an informed decision by taking you through the reasons not to adopt, as well as the reasons to adopt, a greyhound.
Donate to help Greyhound Friends of New Jersey help more former racing greyhounds get to where they need to be next: loving homes.
Top 10 Reasons to Adopt a Greyhound –– share this card on social media, print it to hand out to prospective adopters, or print it on business cards with your greyhound adoption organization’s contact information (e.g., website and social media).
April marks National Adopt a Greyhound Month, a celebration of former racing greyhounds when people the world over champion these incredible dogs. In this episode, hear eight things you can do to promote greyhound adoption. And, great news, most of the ideas are quickly and easily implemented for free.
Plus … it’s the About Greyhounds podcast’s one year anniversary! Thank you to all who listen and support the show.
Donate to help Greyhound Friends of New Jersey help more greyhounds find loving homes.
Former racing greyhounds surprise us in many ways. Many people who live in apartments and cities are often astonished to learn that greyhounds not only make great apartment dogs, but can also thrive in city environments.
In this episode, we have a conversation with two greyhound adopters, Al Chimenti and Jenny Quin. They both live in New York City; specifically, Manhattan. It doesn’t get more hustle-and-bustle, noisy, and busy than the proverbial “city that never sleeps.” They share their stories and insights about what it’s like for them and their greyhounds in the Big Apple. They’ll also reveal why they wouldn’t have adopted any other breed of dog for their metropolitan lifestyles.
Bringing home a new greyhound is exciting. It can also beg many questions. In this episode, we have a discussion about actions you can take to help you and your greyhound have a smooth, safe, and happy transition from the race track or foster home to your forever home.
Print and share this greyhound lab results card with your veterinarian so he or she can see testing values and calculate safe anesthesia dosages. Remember, greyhound blood is very different than the blood of all other dog breeds.