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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This is why the Greyhound Trust have committed our expertise and experience to work with the GBGB on two key welfare projects: a behavioural assessment project and an injury recovery scheme, which will maximise the opportunities for greyhounds to transition to a family pet.
Patrons will be encouraged to interact with the greyhounds at the caf and learn more about the adoption program, with greyhound food and rugs available for purchase.
Khan from Lucky Marwat stood first while greyhounds of Raja Sajjad from Azad Kahmir and Ch Tanvir Alma from Jehlum got the second and third positions respectively.
It comes after the Sunday Mirror highlighted the plight of British and Irish greyhounds exported to The Canidrome track in Macau, and later subjected to cruelty d: e ke and sold on for meat.
Nelson-Duey and her husband, Len, have four greyhounds -- Kenley, 10; and Gilly, 7, both former race dogs from the United States; and Domino and Kitty, both 8 and both former race dogs from Ireland.
The last greyhound meeting at Cardiff Arms Park on July 30, 1977 The last greyhound meeting at Cardiff Arms Park on July 30, 1977 GREYHOUND racing first came to Wales on April 7, 1928, at the Welsh White City Stadium at Sloper Road in Cardiff.
In the past two decades, public concern has also grown over treatment of the greyhounds, which can include surplus breeding and early death for only the most athletic dogs, confinement and harsh living conditions, according to the Humane Society of the United States.
The RSPCA believes: "At least 20 greyhounds a day - either puppies which do not make the track, or 'retired' dogs aged three or four - simply 'disappear', presumed killed.
A BIRMINGHAM greyhound rescue worker has launched a campaign to end dog racing at the city's Hall Green and Perry Barr tracks.
Every year, thousands of greyhounds are killed because they are no longer fast enough to earn money for their owners.
LAST WEEKEND was Greyhound Remembrance Weekend when events were held across the UK in memory of the hundreds of thousands of greyhounds that have suffered and been put to death in the 86 years since commercial greyhound racing began in this country on July 24, 1926.
EIGHT slain racing greyhounds have been discovered dumped in a wasteland grave.