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By Cynthia A. Branigan

ISBN-10: 0764540866

ISBN-13: 9780764540868

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Despite warnings from the person he had adopted the dogs from, the man felt he knew his dogs well enough and had lived with them long enough (five years) that the advice to keep them on a lead no longer applied. Besides, he reasoned, the dogs had been obedience-trained. So, for several years he had been allowing them to run free in a large park in Boston well away from the park’s boundaries. His version of Russian roulette worked quite well until that fateful day when a squirrel crossed the Greyhound’s path.

M. The turnout pen is divided into two sides, one for the males and one for the females. The dogs are always turned out with their muzzles on to prevent any confrontations. As will be described in detail in Chapter Seven, “Training,” these are not their racing muzzles but, rather, a smaller, lighter type used solely for turnout and traveling. A typical arrangement of crates: turnout muzzles, made of lightweight wire or plastic, hang on doors. 43 ADOPTING THE RACING GREYHOUND Jill in her crate at the adoption kennel.

You might also consider making a donation to an adoption group or helping them organize a fund-raiser. You would be amazed at the expenses incurred by adoption groups, and most welcome donations enthusiastically. ), another possibility is to volunteer with an adoption agency to foster a Greyhound. The group will, of course, check your references and make sure you have the necessary facilities. Fostering could serve two purposes: You can see whether or not you really enjoy the Greyhound personality and you can provide a much-needed temporary home for a dog who is in-between things.

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