This breed was likely developed in Ancient Egypt, where it became beloved of Cleopatra. In fact, we can get a dog’s eye view of the Classical political world by tracing its spread up into Europe. Gentle, sweet, and devoted, these sprinters are actually well-suited to living in apartments or small homes, as long as there’s a daily walk and lots of love.
1. Greyhounds 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Greyhound Temperament and Training
3. Greyhound Diet and Feeding
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Greyhounds generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Greyhounds. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Greyhound with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.