The owners and Greyhound Dog adoption groups in mind that dogs are wonderful pets.
Greyhounds are quiet, kind and loyal to their owners. They are very loving creatures, and enjoy the company of humans and other dogs. Would you like a greyhound enjoys the company of other pets or cats depends on the personality of the dog. Greyhounds usually hunt small animals, in the absence of a "hunting instinct" high will be able to live happily with the toy dog breeds and / or cats.
Greyhounds live happily as pets in a quiet environment. They do well in families with children, while children are taught to treat the dog properly and with courtesy and respect. Greyhounds have a sensitive nature, and the controls work best as a gentle training methods.
Dogs are pack oriented, which means that human beings are ready to take the alpha in your pack. Greyhounds occasionally develop separation anxiety when a new house or when their owners have to leave them alone for a period of time. The addition of a second greyhound often solves this problem.
Occasionally, a dog may bark, but dogs are not usually the fair, which is useful in suburban environments, and generally are so kind to foreigners, as they are with his family.
A common misconception about greyhounds is that they are hyperactive. Retired racing greyhound, this usually is not the case. Greyhounds can live comfortably as apartment dogs because they do not require much space and sleep about 18 hours a day. In fact, because of their calm temperament, Greyhounds can do better "dogs" that small apartments, more active breeds.
In some tracks, greyhounds were housed in cages 20 hours a day, and most do not know another way of life that remain in a cage most of the day. Crate training a greyhound is withdrawn in a house, so usually very easy.
Many greyhound adoption groups recommend that owners keep dogs on a leash outside, except in areas completely closed. This is because prey disk speed, and claim that dogs have no road sense. However, a good run at least once a week is important, in particular dogs and small areas can be found adequate. Thanks to its size and strength of adoption groups recommended that fences be between 4 and 6 feet to prevent slipping.
Two databases are available online to search for all past and present registered dogs of the breed: Greyhound-Data.com and dogs Rosnet2000.com can be searched by their Bertillon number, name, race or other attributes. The data include pictures, career statistics and pedigree.