Greyhound: The Essential Guide for the Greyhound Lover The Greyhound ranks #127 in dog registrations by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and is a sweet and personable companion who is known for his sharp vision and incredible speed. This all-inclusive care and health guide covers the breed-specific ins and outs of caring for an adopted Greyhound as well as the distinct qualities that make him a beloved family pet.The Breed Lover's Guide provides the next level in dog care and training for very special breeds of dogs. Written specifically about those less common breeds, this series includes key subjects like breed characteristics, feeding, grooming, training, and health with expert advice from breeders, vets, and trainers affiliated with each breed.
Adopting the Racing Greyhound The first edition of this book was responsible for inspiring tens of thousands of people to adopt ex-racers. Now, this fully updated edition features groundbreaking veterinary information not available anywhere else. Greyhound authority Cynthia Branigan-who has placed over 4,000 Greyhounds through her organization-offers updated statistics on the costs involved with adopting as well as new health information, such as warnings about tick-borne diseases and suggestions on buying veterinary insurance. Branigan carefully explains how to care for a Greyhound-everything from feeding and grooming to training-and how to extend the dog's life span. Readers will also find a wealth of updated information on medical conditions in Greyhounds and the latest in tests and treatment.
Sandicast Small Size Greyhound Sculpture - Sitting Wow. That looks just like MY dog. Sandicast, Inc. captures the spirit of man's best friend like no other company, making them the premier manufacturer of hand-cast animal sculptures. The company was started in 1981 when artist Sandra Brue realized her dre
ES Pets Pen/Pencil Holder - Greyhound Having trouble organizing? This little dog is sure to do the trick. Measuring 5G?- tall, this pencil cup holder will hold your pens, pencils and anything else you want to put in it. What a fun way to clean up your workspace.
The Nature of Dogs In The Nature of Dogs, Mary Ludington seeks to capture the true nature of dogs -- their beauty, character, and spirit. Any dog owner will tell you that there is a profound and mysterious connection between humans and their dogs. Our regard for these creatures undeniably runs deeper than mere gratitude for companionship: we respect the unknowable aspect of their natures and understand that at least a part of their true spirit resides outside the human sphere. Though they hunger for our affection, our pets are often most themselves in their natural habitat. Mary Ludington's spectacular and sensitive photographs reflect this understanding, capturing the particular personalities of sixty different breeds, from the handsome and feisty Irish Terrier to the exuberant and hardy Labrador Retriever; from the sleek, high-stepping Italian Greyhound to the snub-nosed, princely Pug. Ludington has her subjects roam outdoors, observing quietly and letting the dogs dictate her shots. The striking collection of more than one hundred twenty-five photographs that results from this natural approach offers us a glimpse of the dogs in their element -- whether caught midstride or in an hour of well-earned repose. Of course, as Patricia Hampl notes in her foreword, though we may find ourselves drawn to a certain breed's characteristics, our love for dogs inevitably becomes deeply specific; a dog is an individual, not a bloodline. "There is only one dog," she writes, "mine...or of course, yours." This intense relationship between pet and owner is reflected in the set of original, personal essays that accompanies Ludington's photographs. The contributing writers include: JAMES HILLMAN, renowned psychologist and prolific author MARY GAITSKILL, National Book Award finalist TEMPLE GRANDIN, PhD in animal science and spokeswoman for the welfare of animals KEVIN KLING, playwright, humorist, and regular contributor to All Things Considered WINONA LADUKE, Native American environmental activist and two-time vice-presidential candidate PETER TRACHTENBERG, poet, essayist, and short-story writerTheir personal perspectives combine to create a narrative that addresses the nature of the species we call "man's best friend" in a volume you will treasure for years to come.
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