Retired Racing Greyhounds for Dummies

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"The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound owner living with you." Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project "Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance will have a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dog owner." Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend for thousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almost exclusively for racing. In the bad old days, prior to the 1980s, dogs that didn't make the grade at the track, and those past their 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 to rescuing these unwanted dogs and placing them in good homes. Thinking about adopting a retired racing Greyhound? Or maybe you're already sharing your life with one of these charming animals. Either way, this friendly guide tells you everything you need to know to: * Understand the Greyhound personality * Find a retired racing Greyhound to adopt * Choose the right ex-racer for you and your family * Educate yourself and your retired racer * Give your new pal the diet and exercise it needs * Keep your dog healthy and happy for years to come With plenty of good humor and straight-talk, Lee Livingood drawing on her forty-years of experience training adult rescue dogs to cover all the pros and cons of being a retired racing Greyhound owner, and she fills you in on: * The amazing 8000-year history of the Greyhound * Deciding whether an ex-racer is the right do for you and your family * Physical and behavioral characteristics * How to get a retired racer used to living in a home and be a companion * Dealing with common behavioral and health problems * Feeding, grooming, and exercising a Greyhound * Fun things to do with your hound Bursting with expert advice on all aspects of living with an ex-racer, Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies is must reading for anyone considering adoption or who's already taken the leap.

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Descrizione libro John Wiley Sons Inc, United States, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 232 x 186 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound owner living with you. Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance will have a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dog owner. Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend for thousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almost exclusively for racing. In the bad old days, prior to the 1980s, dogs that didn t make the grade at the track, and those past their 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 to rescuing these unwanted dogs and placing them in good homes. Thinking about adopting a retired racing Greyhound? Or maybe you re already sharing your life with one of these charming animals. Either way, this friendly guide tells you everything you need to know to: * Understand the Greyhound personality * Find a retired racing Greyhound to adopt * Choose the right ex-racer for you and your family * Educate yourself and your retired racer * Give your new pal the diet and exercise it needs * Keep your dog healthy and happy for years to come With plenty of good humor and straight-talk, Lee Livingood drawing on her forty-years of experience training adult rescue dogs to cover all the pros and cons of being a retired racing Greyhound owner, and she fills you in on: * The amazing 8000-year history of the Greyhound * Deciding whether an ex-racer is the right do for you and your family * Physical and behavioral characteristics * How to get a retired racer used to living in a home and be a companion * Dealing with common behavioral and health problems * Feeding, grooming, and exercising a Greyhound * Fun things to do with your hound Bursting with expert advice on all aspects of living with an ex-racer, Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies is must reading for anyone considering adoption or who s already taken the leap. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780764552762

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Descrizione libro John Wiley Sons Inc, United States, 2000. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 232 x 186 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound owner living with you. Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance will have a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dog owner. Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Northwest The Greyhound has been celebrated in song and legend for thousands of years. Nowadays, Greyhounds are bred almost exclusively for racing. In the bad old days, prior to the 1980s, dogs that didn t make the grade at the track, and those past their 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 to rescuing these unwanted dogs and placing them in good homes. Thinking about adopting a retired racing Greyhound? Or maybe you re already sharing your life with one of these charming animals. Either way, this friendly guide tells you everything you need to know to: * Understand the Greyhound personality * Find a retired racing Greyhound to adopt * Choose the right ex-racer for you and your family * Educate yourself and your retired racer * Give your new pal the diet and exercise it needs * Keep your dog healthy and happy for years to come With plenty of good humor and straight-talk, Lee Livingood drawing on her forty-years of experience training adult rescue dogs to cover all the pros and cons of being a retired racing Greyhound owner, and she fills you in on: * The amazing 8000-year history of the Greyhound * Deciding whether an ex-racer is the right do for you and your family * Physical and behavioral characteristics * How to get a retired racer used to living in a home and be a companion * Dealing with common behavioral and health problems * Feeding, grooming, and exercising a Greyhound * Fun things to do with your hound Bursting with expert advice on all aspects of living with an ex-racer, Retired Racing Greyhounds For Dummies is must reading for anyone considering adoption or who s already taken the leap. Codice libro della libreria AAH9780764552762

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Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons Inc, 2000. Condizione libro: New. 2000. 1st Edition. Paperback. An authoritative guide on the special needs of these retirees. Is there life after retirement? Absolutely, for these lucky dogs. More than 18,000 Greyhounds are adopted every year. This handy reference puts you on the fast track to finding an adoption group, selecting the right dog, and more. Offers Series: Howell dummies series. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 190 x 17. Weight in Grams: 524. . . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780764552762

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Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons Inc. Condizione libro: New. 2000. 1st Edition. Paperback. An authoritative guide on the special needs of these retirees. Is there life after retirement? Absolutely, for these lucky dogs. More than 18,000 Greyhounds are adopted every year. This handy reference puts you on the fast track to finding an adoption group, selecting the right dog, and more. Offers Series: Howell dummies series. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WNGD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 190 x 17. Weight in Grams: 524. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria V9780764552762

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Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Not Signed; The next best thing to having an experienced Greyhound owner living with you. Joan Belle Isle, President, Greyhound Project Anyone who reads this book and follows its guidance will have a happier, healthier dog and be a happier, more relaxed dog owner. Hal and Karen Hawley, Greyhound Friends Nort. book. Codice libro della libreria ria9780764552762_rkm

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