Most asked questions about Dachshunds

What's the three categories of Dachshunds dogs?
Short haired Dachshund

Are Dachshunds a popular dog breed ?

Absolutely yes! It’s one of the most popular dog breed in the world! It was listed top 4/10 in 2001 by the KCA. They are active dogs with surprising stamina, friendly, sweet, and cuddly. And that’s what makes them likable and lovable by most people. A huge number of famous celebrities also love them as well, including Clint Eastwood and Adele Louie. So yes the sausage dogs are becoming more popular day after day!

 How did the Dachshunds get their name and it’s meaning!

The word “dachshund” is of German origin, meaning “badger dog”, the word “Dachs” means “badger” and the word “hund” means dog (hound). Dachshunds are small hound breeds who were bred to hunt badgers, rabbits, foxes and other animals that lives in tunnels/holes like the German hunters desired centuries ago.

 What’s the origin of Dachshunds?

The Dachshunds originated in Germany! As hunting dogs, the purpose they were bred for. Even if some scientists have stated that the Dachshunds have the ancient Egyptian origins, they are widely considered of German origin.

 What’s the three categories of Dachshunds dogs?

A question that many Dachshunds owners ask! The categories vary from country to another, like in the USA these Dachshunds are divided into only 2 categories but in Germany they are divided into 3 categories! which are:
The Toy Dachshunds, weigh 8 to 11 pounds (and it’s the smallest one of the three).
The Miniature Dachshunds, weigh around 12 pounds.
And finally the Standard Dachshunds that weigh 16 to 32 pounds.

What do Dachshunds look like?

The Dachshunds come in 3 varieties: short haired, wire haired and long haired with different colors, sizes, coat types, and personalities, but most of them have a few things in common:
The legs are short and stubby with large paws which help them for digging. The body is long like a sausage, little muscular, makes them great hunters. Also they have a deep chest and a long snout.

 What colors come in the Dachshunds?

Even if there are three categories of Dachshunds, all of them may obtain the same color.
The Dachshunds come in many different colors and shades.
 Some come in only one color like:
Black
Tan
Blue
Brown
Red
Silver
White
 Some come with one color in the body and other color in the feet, ears or snouts.
 And Some come in a variety of combinations of colors including black, tan, fawn, beige, blue, chocolate, and red.
There is always a Dachshund to suit almost anyone!

 What eye colors Dachshunds have?

There are many types of eye colors that a Dachshund displays, depending on the dog.
If the dog have a light colored body well he tends to have amber eyes, light brown eyes or green eyes!
If the dog have a dark colored body, he tends to have darker eyes, like dark brown, black etc..
And finally, in some rare situations, some dogs can have two different eye colors, for example one eye is blue and the other one is brown.

 What’s the types of Dachshunds fur?

Another question that many people ask! The Dachshunds come in three types of fur, the Wire haired, Long haired and the Short Haired.
Both the short and long haired fur are typically very soft, fluffy and shining what makes them different from the Wire haired ones.
The Wire haired Dachshunds look more like a Wire Hair Fox Terrier, and from it we can say that their fut is not that soft but kind of curly and pale.

Facts about Dachshunds’ senses

Facts about Dachshunds' senses
Brown Dachs

 Do dachshunds have a good sense of smell?

Like we knew before, Dachshunds are good hunters and can smell their miles away targets, so clearly YES they have a strong sense of smell, they have over 120 million cells of that sense while we human have only 4 millions.
Dachshunds are able to smell fear, anxiety, and even sadness, they can also smell some odors even if they are weeks old.. like any other dogs with great sense of smell including the Belgian Malinois, Labrador Retriever and German Shepherds.
Finally if you have a Dachshund, don’t try to hide your feelings and fool them with a smile on your face :).

 Do Dachshunds have a good sense of sight?

Like all other dogs, Dachshunds see the world in black, white and grey colors, they have a better side vision than humans do (up to 240 degrees depending on where their eyes are positioned), they have also a better night vision and can see slightly better in low lighted places than a person can.
But what’s Dachshunds are most known with it’s their ability of detecting movements from far distances even if they can’t tell how far it is.

 Do Dachshunds have a good sense of hearing?

The sense of hearing is top 2 to Dachshunds after the smelling sense, they have a great sense of hearing! They can pick up a sound that the human ear can’t detect (up to a distance of four times better than humans), what makes them quite sensitive to high frequency sounds and music. Sometimes a sound that sounds a little loud may frightens your pooch. But the advantage of this, is that trait helps them a lot as hunting dogs.

 How Good is Dachshund’s Sense of Taste?

The Dachshunds have the same taste classifications that other dogs do.. they can identify sweet, sour, salty and bitter food, especially when eating salty or sweet food..
But sometimes it’s more complicated, they can eat the wrong things without any sense of taste, so it’s very important to keep an eye on them when eating.
The Dachshunds are also omnivores, which means they can eat food from both plants and animals, which may include eggs, bugs, some plants and more.

What kind of Temperament do Dachshunds have?

Are Dachshunds aggressive?
Long haired Dachs

Dachshunds are very clever, courageous dogs, and like we all know they are good hunters, the thing that makes them very self confident.
Dachshunds are also stubborn and hard to train or take commands, but with time and a little effort they start learning how to live by the rules of their owners.

 Are Dachshunds aggressive?

Yes, sometimes they are! When seeing something unusual like another dogs or people they are not familiar with they can be very aggressive and fearless even if these strangers or dogs are twice their size.
They are also loyal to their owners, so they feel when to protect them if they are in danger.

 Are Dachshunds friendly?

One of the most asked questions about Dachshunds! Yes the dachshunds are very friendly and sociable, they like to be around their owners and families, spend time and play with them.
They like also to be in a physical contact with their owners, like being cuddled, groomed or caressed.
The Dachshunds are not that type who loves to be alone at all, when they are alone they may get anxious or afraid.
Also they are quite shy toward other pets and strangers.

 Are they friendly to kids?

No not really, the Dachshunds are not good to kids and they can be a bad option for kids only if you grew up your Dachshund puppy with them so they can familiarize each others with some good and relaxed experiences. With that you can reduce the risks if you are really into Dachshunds.

 Dachshunds and their strong behavior!

Like we know, Dachshunds are sometimes unfriendly toward unfamiliar persons or other pets, whenever they see a stranger stepping into their turf they start barking, which is the most common issue with the Dachshunds, but just because they have a strong forceful personality.
Dachshunds are also known for being difficult, what makes them hard to train, so it’s important to their owners to stay patient and teach them how to be mannerly.

Do Dachshunds have back and spinal issues?

Yes, the Dachshunds are prone to back problems due to the way their body are built, they have an extremely long spinal column and a very short rib cage, what makes their backs easy to get injured.
More than 20% of Dachshunds suffer from back pain and spinal issues and which may get worsened by obesity, jumping, or extreme exercise.
Well thanks to the veterinarians who now are able to heal these little wiener dogs and relieve their pain.

Is there a special grooming for Dachshunds?

Not really, In fact Dachshunds owners can be able to do their own grooming, even if most of them look for a professional groomer to do the job.
Anyways, you should trim your dog’s nails frequently to avoid overgrowth or breaking.
The ears should be checked and cleaned frequently to avoid the growth of ear wax or any infection.
Finally you should also brush your dog’s teeth frequently so you don’t leave a place for bacteria to grow!

What’s Dachshund’s exercise needs?

The Dachshunds are very active dogs, that’s why you need to walk them every day(a short walk will be sufficient), they also like to play and hangout in large open surfaces, just pay attention to them while playing, because intense exercise or jumping may lead to back or spinal injury.

 Do the Dachshunds need a backyard?

Yes a backyard can always be a plus for Dachshunds, but even without it they will be fine cause they are quite active indoors. They are also good for apartment living.

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Most asked questions about French Bulldogs

Are French Bulldogs really from France?
Cute Frenchie

What are French Bulldogs?

  • The French Bulldog, also known as Frenchie and Bouledogue Français, a small domestic dog breed, one of the most lovely and adorable dog breeds ever. They are becoming more popular year after year, in 2015 they were the sixth most popular AKC registered dog breed, and the fourth in 2017.
  • French Bulldogs are playful and friendly with a high social nature, just a mini version of the classic Bulldog.
    Again they are unique and one of a kind, and as a result French Bulldog owners say that once you have one as a pet, you’ll never imagine yourself without one.

Are French Bulldogs really from france?

No not really, the French Bulldog actually originated in the 19th century in England, but found its way to France with some hand workers from Nottingham (a city in England), the hand workers were looking for better occasions and jobs for themselves to help and support their families in England, as a result and during the same century, a lot of them migrated to France and took their little Frenchies with them, the toy bulldogs became very popular in France because of their temperament and cuteness and were given the name French Bulldog.
At the end the breed made its way back to England as a family friend and show dog, British citizens were not happy with the new addition “French” as they were originated in England, but finally the name French Bulldog stuck forever.

 Is the French Bulldog a popular dog breed?

Yes definitely, the Frenchies are listed in the top 10 most popular dog breeds, by the end of the 19th century, the Frenchie’s popularity had spread across Europe and to America, and according to stats by the AKC (American Kennel Club) the French Bulldog’s popularity rank increased from 70st place to the 4th place in 2017, more than any other dog breed did. Also they are very popular among celebrities including singers and actors, and they were even featured in some movies as their best adored companions (Yes they make great character actors with their lovely personalities).

What do French Bulldogs look like?

French Bulldogs have approximately the same characs to those of the standard Bulldogs, only in a mini scale.  They are small but substantial in build with a powerful muscular body.
 They have large and square heads with high defined cheeks and broad muzzles, resting on a muscular sturdy neck.
 They have big eyes with big pupil (the white part of the eyeball is rarely shown), short nose with large nostrils, their ears are called “bat ears” what give them a curious expression and a beautiful look, called bat ears due to their pointed and large form.
 Their well rounded body with deep chest round belly and wide shoulders are supported by four sturdy legs, their front legs are short and powerfully built with a large distance between them. Their back legs are also sturdy but longer than the front ones, and their feet are strong and responsible.
 Also they have soft loose skin forming folds about the head area and the shoulders.
– Finally they are sweet, companionable and they like cuddling and snoozing with their favorite person.

 How big are the French Bulldogs?

Do French Bulldogs make any other noises than barking?
Blue Frenchie

French Bulldogs are a small dog breed and they were bred to be a miniature version of the standard Bulldog which was quasi the most popular breed in England. The Brits really wanted a second small bulldog as a lap dog, and so the Frenchies were created.
 Their size vary from dog to another, but generally there are two weight classes of French Bulldog: nineteen to twenty two pounds (9 to 10 kg) for the female and twenty two to twenty eight pounds (10 to 13 kg) for the male (And they should not weigh more than 28 pounds, making him easy to carry).
 They stand at around 12 inches (30 cm) tall from their paws to their shoulders.

 What colors do the French Bulldogs come in?

Like any other dog breeds including the classic Bulldog, the Frenchies come in many different colors and patterns, and it’s hard to choose one because they are all unique and good looking.
 These colors are: All brindle, fawn, white, brindle and white, brindle is a coat with a speckled pattern of streaks and spots in light & dark colors like the black brindled coat, tiger brindled coat and a dark and white markings coat. They rarely come in solid black color, solid gray or black with tan and brown color. Also their fur is mostly short, shiny and fine.

Are French Bulldogs easy to keep groomed?

Yes Frenchies are easy to groom, and considered as low maintenance dogs, keeping them clean will take just a little of your time and your effort, because they have a short, smooth and soft coat. Compared to other dog breeds with long coats, they don’t need such brushing, once a week is really enough for them, to keep their coat looking shiny and healthy. Also Frenchies don’t shed a lot of fur due to their short smooth coat.
 Your Frenchie also need a regular bath to maintain the coat in a glossy look (every 2 months for example because we don’t want to dry out its natural skin oils), with a quality dogs shampoo (don’t use your own shampoo because it can damage the skin of your doggy), a towel or a hair dryer (you have to dry well your doggy, especially their folds of skin, to avoid a cold or skin infections), and maybe a cologne to keep your Frenchie fresh and smells good (also avoid the human cologne).
 Also Frenchies need their nails trimmed regularly with a nail clipper or grinder to avoid overgrowth, their ears cleaned, to avoid a buildup of wax and debris (Never stick a cotton swab in their ear canal) and their teeth brushed too, and if their skin is dry, you can apply a little of baby oil to help sooth and heal the skin.

Do French Bulldogs have any health problems?

Unluckily, yes they do. Like all other dog breeds, these little flat faced dogs have the possibility to develop a number of genetic health issues. Apart their breathing and skin problems as we mentioned before, they suffer from some degree of Brachycephalic syndrome, which can cause some respiratory and eye problems. Also they usually suffer from issues with their backs, spines and knees that cause pain or paralysis (30% of Frenchies).
 But thanks to science and veterinarians who can give these Frenchie puppies a test to see if they are going to have legs or back problems later in the future when they grow older.
 Also according to some studies made in the UK, female French Bulldogs appear to be more healthy than males. And the most common health issues in French Bulldogs are ear infections, diarrhea and conjunctivitis (inflammation of the eye area).

 Do French Bulldogs have sensitive skin?

Frenchies have areas of skin folds in their body (most common on their faces and shoulders), so it’s very important to always keep your dog’s body clean and free of dirt and skin flakes. And like that, scabs, infections, hot spots can be avoided and both you and your little Frenchie stay happy (remember an itchy dog can keep you up all night with its non stop scratching and licking).

  • Also French bulldog skin problems can be caused by more than bacterial infections or allergic reactions. What you feed your doggy can also be the cause of allergic issues including the skin problems, here is a list of some food that can cause allergic reactions to your Frenchie:
    -Milk
    -Chicken
    -Beef
    -Cheese
    -Wheat
    -Lamb
    -Corn
    -Soy
    -Eggs
  • And there are the hot spots (acute moist dermatitis) that It’s inevitable for all puppies, especially breeds with short hair coats like the Frenchies.

Is swimming a good sport for French Bulldogs?

Is swimming a good sport for French Bulldogs?
Frenchie swimming

A question that many Frenchie owners ask! Is swimming a good sport for French Bulldogs? No not really, swimming can be a very difficult sport to Frenchies to practice due to the measured breathing that needs to be done. Like we said Frenchies can have some breathing problems because of their bad breathing system. Plus their compact size and heavy body, swimming can be taxing for them and most will sink like a rock if left alone, even if your Frenchie can swim a little bit, he won’t be able maintain it for long, Unlike other dog breeds such as German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers, Standard Poodle and more.
 But! You can leave your French Bulldog swim or teach him the “doggy paddle” if wearing a good and well fitting life coat or life jacket. There are life vests that are made especially for your little doggy to fit him and give him enough buoyancy to keep its head and body above water, so he can enjoy water and cool himself off, especially in the summer.
 Also It is important to watch your dog any time he is near water and never leave him unattended, and never throw your dog into a lake, pool or ocean.
 Another great and safer way he can still enjoy the water and cool off while having fun without any risks or worries, is to bring a kiddie pool for him and fill it with water up to its neck, this will make it easier for both of you and make your little Frenchie happy, and there are also collapsible kiddie pools for traveling!

Do French Bulldogs bark a lot?

Not really, Frenchies are very moderate and not excessive barkers. they do bark but not to any excess as other dog breeds do, especially the small breeds like the Miniature Pinscher and Jack Russell Terrier.
 Frenchies tend to bark only when something is really worth it! And that’s what makes Frenchies good for apartment living, as they will not annoy your neighbors.
 Also if you have more than 1 Frenchie, you may notice some differences between them, some will bark at things that others will not, for example some will bark at their shadows or reflection at the mirror and some won’t. Also some will bark if someone come near the door or someone is walking in the house in the middle of the night but some will ignore, but that doesn’t mean they are not good watchdogs, they are very smart and attentive, what makes them great guard dogs! And will let their owners know about something strange out of sorts as soon as they feel it!

 Do French Bulldogs make any other noises than barking?

– Another question that many people ask! Yes they do, and that’s what Frenchies are known for. Frenchies have short snouts in addition to some breathing systems problems cause they are one of the Brachycephalic breeds as we mentioned before, that’s why they find it hard to breath through their noses and easy through their mouths unlike the long snouted dog breeds. This results in some unusual noises coming from them, like grunting, breathing through their mouths making panting sounds and also snoring, Frenchie’s most common famous sound!
They often snore when they are sleeping on the floor during the day.
But even though, snoring can be very funny and cute sound coming from a little dog and won’t bother us, anyway!

How about French Bulldogs mating?

– French Bulldog mating is hard, and they find some difficulties making pups and mating on their own. Most female Frenchies have very narrow hips which make it hard for male Frenchies to mount them. And usually when mating, they often require an artificial insemination, as their body make it hard for them to mate naturally.
And according to the AKC (American Kennel Club), nearly 80% of French Bulldog females are incapable of giving natural birth to their pups due to hip Dysplasia and have to have a Cesarean section surgery. And that’s why you cannot just start breeding your French Bulldogs by your own!
Also French Bulldogs have smaller litters than larger dog breeds, their average size of a litter is 3 puppies.

What can I name my Frenchie?

Here is the best 10 male and female dog names!

 Male names :
1.Rocky 2.Teddy 3.Hank 4.Cooper 5.Jack 6.Blue 7.Rocco 8.Loki 9.Bo 10.Simba

 Female names :
1.Daisy 2.Nikki 3.Sally 4.Mimi 5.Cocoa 6.Clea 7.Fiona 8.Josie 9.Mocha 10.Minnie

Some people name their pets human names, to help them becoming a real part of the family.

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Best questions about Greyhounds
Greyhound head

What are greyhound dogs?

  • Greyhounds known as “the world’s fastest 40 mph couch potato” and sometimes called “Sloughi” are gentle, slim dog breed with a classic look who can fit into almost any home.
  • They were bred for speed, they are so fast (up to 70km per hour), the thing that makes them perfect for coursing, racing and hunting. Since the Greyhound racing sport, the breed has seen a big increase in popularity as dog pets.
  • As Greyhounds are gentle and friendly, they gained many people’s hearts all around the world, and became one of the best choices for families who want to bring a new hound home.

 How did Greyhound dogs get their name?

  • The English word Greyhound is derived from an old word Grighund. Hund is simply derived from hound which means dog, but the word Grig doesn’t really have an official meaning yet and still a little mysterious, Grig may be some kind of the breed’s characteristics or nature in old English or old Norse (a language that was spoken by the residents of Scandinavia, a region in Northern Europe). Anyways, the word Grey/ Grig has nothing to do with the color grey (and that’s for sure because Greyhounds come in a variety of coat colors).
  • Also according to an Austrian-Czech linguist and scholar of the Celtic languages, the English word Greyhound doesn’t mean grey dog, but clearly fair dog.

 Where did Greyhounds originate from?

  • According to some archaeologists, carvings of the Greyhound were discovered in some places in Egypt dating back to 3000 B.C.
  • They are believed to have generally come from the Sloughi dog breed (A Berber Greyhound) and transported to England by some dealers before 1000 A.D.
  • Also some other scientists believe that the Greyhounds is a dog breed that originated in northwestern Europe, and exactly in United Kingdom.

 Are Greyhounds a popular breed?

  • Yes absolutely, they are very popular dogs! and that’s for multiple reasons. They are lean beautiful dogs with a classic royal look, they are Intelligent, Gentle and friendly.
  • But the most important thing, they are Affectionate and kind! Moreover, Greyhound racing also made them a popular breed. After a long time of racing, when Greyhounds become old and retire, they can be adopted by anyone who is interested in knowing this unique sweet breed.

What colors come in the Greyhounds?

  • A question that many people ask! Greyhounds actually come in many colors brindle, black, red, fawn, also all of these colors can be found mixed with the white color.

But only 18 colors that are official colors:
 Blue Brindle, Fawn Brindle, Brindle, Fawn, Black and white, white and black, Red Brindle, Black Brindle, Light Red Fawn, Red and white, Light Brindle, Blue, Dark Brindle, Red Fawn, Dark Red, White and Brindle, White and Brindle Tick.

  • So even if their name contain only the grey color, but there is a big variety of colors to choose from!
    You can see the Color Chart below.
greyhounds color chart
Color chart

 What eye colors have the Greyhounds?

  • Nearly all Greyhounds have dark eyes (dark brown eyes or black eyes), but it’s very common in little puppies to have cute green, grey or blue eyes like the eyes of a Siberian Husky. But these are just few exceptions and it does not mean that anything is wrong with the dog’s eyes. They are also as adorable as their dark colored eyes brothers.

What do Greyhounds look like?

Even if Greyhounds come in a variety of sizes and colors, but they have the same body structure.
 They have long and slim bodies with long legs and a flexible back that help them to contract and stretch easily while running.
 They have strong muscles and very low body fat (you can easily spot their rib cages through their skin).
 Their feet are long and slim, afford them maximum speed. Their long tail is like a rudder for them when running at high speed.
 Their heads are also long as their bodies. Their coat is short and smooth which is easy to maintain.

How big are Greyhounds?

  • Like any other dogs, Greyhounds come in different sizes. In addition, females are almost always smaller than males. A female’s height can reach about 68- 71 cm, and they weigh something between 27- 31 kg. Males like we said, they are bigger and taller than females, a male weigh between 29- 36 kg and it’s height can reach about 71- 76 cm.
  • Also, many people think that the Greyhounds are big and considered like a large dog breed, but this is not true, when they are compared to other large dogs, they look really much smaller! So we can call them something between medium and large.

Are Greyhounds easy to train?

  • Yes, The Greyhounds are quite easy to train, they are smart and able to learn a variety of different tricks and activities! ( they love to be challenged by a variety of tricks and training exercises).
  • They are Athletic dogs and they need daily exercise to burn their calories.
  • Puppy Greyhounds can be a little hard to train when they are between 3 to 5 months “their teething period time”. But once they reach their adulthood, they will be much easier to train (See how to get your dog to do as it’s told).
  • Greyhounds also are sensitive, so a trainer with a plenty of experiences is recommended.

What is a Greyhound racing?

What is a Greyhound racing?
Greyhound Racing

Greyhound racing is an arranged sport in which Greyhound dogs are raced around a circular path. Greyhound racing is also kind of gambling activities very much like the horse betting, where people can stake money on a Greyhound dog and hope for the win!

  • Greyhound dogs are also known for being very fast and hard working racing dogs that they can lose up to 2.5 kg in a single race!
  • Like we said before, their flexible back and their long legs help them to stretch and contract easily while running and give them maximum speed, the fact that they are in the air more than they are on their feet, by up to 80%, which means that their paws touch the floor only 20% of the time of the race!
  • Even if Greyhound racing became a less popular sport in many countries, it’s still popular in other parts in the world like the United States, United Kingdom, South Africa, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia and more..

 Why do Greyhounds wear muzzles when racing?

Nearly all dogs don’t love muzzles, and you should not force them to wear muzzles in any case, only if they have some health problems or if they are very aggressive. But for Greyhounds, they only wear muzzles while racing for two reasons, the first one is protection, we all know that Greyhounds are very thin with insufficient fur, they are prone to some serious injuries, a small scratch which is nothing for other dogs, it can be harmful for Greyhounds, so the muzzles protect them.
The second reason is to make identifying the winner dog easily.
In addition, wearing muzzles at the race is necessary.

How fast are the Greyhounds?

  • As we said, Greyhounds are the fastest dogs ever, and the second fast mammal animal after the cheetah. Their average speed when they race is about 65 km per hour (or 18 meters per second) and while the race is going on, they can run even faster up to 70 km per hour (20 meters per second) and they can reach it within the first 100 feet.
  • During the race, their feet rarely when they touch the floor!

Do Greyhounds need a lot of exercise?

  • Greyhounds are like any other dogs, they need physical activities, whether they are old or young! It keeps them healthy, active and refreshed!
  • Greyhounds are known as racers and running dogs, so it’s better they have a regular free run outdoor in a safe area! But if you can’t or you don’t have much time, a simple walk or a jog (something about 30 min to 1 hour) is enough for them, where the dog is behind you leading the way with a leash. The type of activity doesn’t really matter, the essential thing is to give them a regular exercise routine.
  • Also some lazy Greyhounds dogs prefer taking long naps instead of doing a physical activity.

Do Greyhounds have any health issues?

  • Another question that many Sloughis owners ask! Greyhounds, like many other breeds, are sensitive to anesthesia “a medical drug used especially in surgery and dentistry”, a regular dose that another dog can find it normal, it can actually kill the Greyhound. And that’s probably because of their thin skin and the lack of body fat as some scientists said. So make sure when visiting a veterinarian, that he is informed about your dog’s sensitivity to anesthesia before starting any type of treatment.
  • Greyhounds also suffer from Hypothyroidism “in which the thyroid gland doesn’t produce sufficient thyroid hormones that help to control a dog’s metabolism and health”, when the thyroid gland is not producing enough hormones, the metabolism will be slower, and your doggy could gain weight. Hypothyroidism also can cause other symptoms including: lethargy, low hormone levels, random heat cycles and sometimes can also cause them infertility.
  • One of the most serious health issues for Greyhounds is Osteosarcoma “a cancerous tumor that starts in the bones” and they have a high rate of developing it, the early caught the better and easier for them to survive it. So don’t hesitate to take your doggy to the veterinarian if you see him walking with a limp.

What can I name my Greyhound?

Here is the best 10 female and male dog names!

 Male names :
1.Roscoe
2.Jasper
3.Harley
4.Cooper
5.Jack
6.Gus
7.JAx
8.Dexter
9.Sam
10.Beau

 Female names :
1.Minnie
2.Sandy
3.Macy
4.Molly
5.Athena
6.Willa
7.Coco
8.Angel
9.Maya
10.Callie

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