Greyhound


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Greyhound

a tall dog with very lean body, a distinctive deep chest and small abdomen, slender legs, small head and ears, long, arched neck and long, slender tail. The coat is very short and of any solid or spotted color. The breed has been used for racing for over 5000 years.

Arabian Greyhound
see sloughi.
Greyhound cramp
see Greyhound cramp.
Greyhound exertional rhabdomyolysis
see exertional rhabdomyolysis.
Persian Greyhound
see saluki.
Greyhound polyarthritis
an erosive arthritis, particularly affecting joints of the distal limbs, occurs in young Greyhounds. The cause is unknown.
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However, it made clear that it regards the putting to sleep of any greyhound suitable for rehoming as "unacceptable".
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Under a new Colorado law, residents can still bet on out-of-state greyhound racing via cable or closed circuit television.
This fabulous prize includes two nights B&B at The Grand Canal Hotel in Dublin 4 on Friday, September 13 and Saturday, September 14 with transfers to Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium.
Greyhound racing began in the UK in 1926, since then thousands of greyhounds have been and are still destroyed every year once they are retired from racing, average age three or four years old.
A BIRMINGHAM greyhound rescue worker has launched a campaign to end dog racing at the city's Hall Green and Perry Barr tracks.
The greyhound racing industry does too little to support the adoption agencies, leaving them to rely on donations from the public.