Are greyhounds easy to train and handle?

Training Greyhounds Greyhounds are used to being handled by numerous people. They are taught at an early age to walk calmly on a leash.  As intelligent and sensitive animals, they respond quickly to praise. A stern voice is all they need to correct unwanted behavior....

What is a greyhound’s life expectancy?

Greyhound’s Life Expectancy A greyhound’s life expectancy, including ex-racers, is twelve to fourteen years. Part of the reason for greyhounds’ longevity is the lack of major genetic health problems that sometimes plague other breeds. View our AVAILABLE...

Do greyhounds shed?

Do greyhounds shed? Yes, all dogs shed.  So do people!  Frequent brushing of your dog, especially in fall and spring, should keep it easily under control.  And of course, the dogs love the hands-on attention! Their short, sleek coat has more oil and less dander than...

Are greyhounds good with children?

Children and Greyhounds Yes, greyhounds are good with children, more so than many other breeds.  As mature dogs, many are not as playful as puppies, but most are usually very tolerant of children. Many will walk away from a bothersome child rather than growling or...

How are they with other pets?

Greyhounds reaction to other pets Most greyhounds are friendly by nature and socialize with other greyhounds in the racing environment. GPA LA/MS tests our dogs to determine if they will accept other animals, especially cats and small furry dogs.  All new pets should...