Here is a collection of articles pertaining to health and maintenance issues of our favorite four-legged friends.
HEATSTROKE, by Animal ER of University Park. Be careful that your Greyhound is not over-exposed to hot conditions. In the hot part of the day, keep him or her indoors as much as possible. Read this article to know what to look for and what to do if your Greyhound suffers this potentially fatal condition.
OBESITY IN GREYHOUNDS, by Dr. Robert W. Rill of University Animal Clinic. Why it is a big deal if a Greyhound puts on a few pounds, how can it happen, and what to do about it.
OFF LEASH PARKS, reprinted from a previous RDRP newsletter. Be aware of how a nice time at the dog park can turn in to a very bad situation for you, your Greyhound and others.
FIRST AID KIT, a do-it-yourself project, gather these items and keep them in a convenient place. You never know when it might come in handy.
POISON CONTROL, ASPCA, available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you think that your dog may have ingested a potentially poisonous substance, call (888) 426-4435. A $65 consultation fee may be applied to your credit card.