Take Action: Q and A on Adopting a Greyhound

Q.Mackenzie and Walker

Why do greyhounds make such wonderful companions?

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Greyhounds are intelligent, loyal, and good natured. They are easily housetrained, shed only slightly and rarely bark.



Q.

How big are greyhounds?

A.

Adult greyhounds stand between 23 and 30 inches at the shoulder and weigh 50 to 85 pounds.



Q.

Don’t greyhounds need lots of exercise?

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Called “45-per-mile couch potatoes,” rescued greyhounds require little exercise and spend most of their time napping around the house. They make excellent family friends, even for apartment dwellers and require the same regular walks that all dogs do.



Q.

How do I choose the right greyhound?

A.

Greyhounds come in many sizes and colors and have different personalities. The most important factor to consider is the suitability of any individual dog to your own lifestyle and family situation.



Q.

How can I adopt a greyhound?

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To find a rescue organization in your area, consult our list of websites here, email us at info@grey2kusa.org or consult petfinder.com.

 

 

 

 

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