Greyhounds Are Good Pets
To Have

Would you like to understand better why Greyhounds are good pets to have?

Because of their slick aesthetic physical attributes and their speeding racing history, many people have preconceived misconceptions about how they may be as a household pet.

Greyhounds are good pets and are very independent dogs because for centuries they were bred to chase without direction or interference from people.

Be warned that your Greyhound will chase cats and other animals around the neighborhood if left unleashed.

If you think that your dog can be trusted to stay within the confines of your yard without a leash – think again!

No matter how well trained your dog is, you cannot count on your Greyhound to stay put. It's in their blood to chase. Compared to other hunting type dogs that have been domesticated as pets, the Greyhound are good pets and will surprise you at just how easy they are to live with.

They are not overly dominant and hyperactive as many people think they are.

However, unlike other hunting dogs, Greyhounds were bred to release very quick bursts of energy which was used to quickly chase the target and be over with in minutes.

What does this have to do with the dog as a pet?

Well, because of this breeding trait, Greyhounds are good pets and will sleep most of the day, conserving its energy. This is very similar to a cheetah habits.

That being said, Greyhounds are good even if you live in a small spaced area like an apartment or small cottage.

Since they do sleep a lot and are instinctively prepared to expend lots of energy at times through the day, you will have to be willing to exercise your Greyhound at regular intervals.

It is important to follow a very strict routine if you are going to own a Greyhound.

When you take them outside for their exercise and runs, they will be accustomed to go to the bathroom during this outing.

They will expect the same outdoor trips each day as well. Greyhounds are ex-racers, so keep in mind that you cannot leave them unsupervised when going outside.

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