"The book that has had the single biggest impact on Greyhound adoption."
Joan Belle Isle, The Greyhound Project
Since the first edition of this groundbreaking book was published, tens of thousands of people have been inspired to adopt ex-racing Greyhounds. These gentle, lovable dogs have special physical and emotional needs, and no other guide is more authoritative or complete in preparing potential Greyhound owners for the responsibilities involved than Adopting the Racing Greyhound.
This fully updated edition features veterinary information not available elsewhere, backed up by painstaking research by some of the countrys leading authorities. Respected greyhound authority Cynthia Braniganwho has helped place more than 4,000 ex-racers through her organizationprovides updated statistics on the costs of adoption as well as new health information, such as safe new flea, tick and heartworm preventives, anesthesia protocols for Greyhounds and suggestions on purchasing veterinary insurance.
Branigan carefully explains how potential adopters can decide whether a Greyhound is the right dog for thema critical issue in successful adoptionsand covers everything from feeding and grooming to training to extending the dogs life span. She helps readers prepare a Greyhound for the arrival of a new baby; decide whether or not to add a Greyhound to an existing pack of dogs; determine when to return an adopted dog; and locate adoption agencies throughout the world. Branigan also offers a wealth of updated information on medical conditions in Greyhounds and the latest in tests and treatments.
A HOWELL DOG BOOK OF DISTINCTION
Great book about the Greyhound breed but has tons of great information that all dog owners should know. Great and very well written book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Merton M. Heidenrich
This book has been a very useful tool in preparing myself for adopting a retired racing greyhound. Branigan offers a point of view that is very helpful in understanding these... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lassie VeUss
This book is pact with useful information. I have turned to this book many times before and after adopting my greyhound.Published 2 months ago by Jacob
This is one of the "bibles" for retired racing Greyhound owners.(Some of the rescue/adoption agencies require your reading this before adopting. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Suzanne Guldin