I Have a Greyhound

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    We adopted her a little under a year ago.

    She is an ex racer from the Caliente track in Mexico, but was pulled out after only five races due to her scores. Apparently, she was "reckless," and they no longer wanted her among the other dogs, despite how young she was. For a female, she is very large and incredibly...
    hallowedground hallowedground
    18-21, F
    Jul 18, 2015

    Who Rescued Who?

    I have always been a cat person. I love cats and never really wanted a dog.  That is until I read an article about the greyhound racing industry and the number of dogs that are simply put to sleep, abandoned or "disappear" once their short racing career is over...
    RamblingRose RamblingRose
    46-50, F
    Dec 18, 2009
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    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 14, 2010

    Okay, So Maybe This Is A Few Months Late...

    ..but I just received it (probably should read my email more frequently) and felt the urge to share it.
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    36-40, M
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2011

    My wife and I had been thinking of getting a dog

    for the past ten years. For quite a while we resisted the urge, as we were both working permanent jobs, and it wouldn't have seemed fair having a dog sit inside the house all day by itself. My attitude changed when I stopped working (for health and family reasons), and late...
    BJH72 BJH72
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 19, 2014

    My Greyhound Scooby

    Just a couple of days ago I adopted a retired greyhound called Scooby. I had another retired greyhound a few years ago called Nardi but unfourtunatly due to family circumstances we had to let him go. But I'm pleased I've got another, in my opinion they are one of the best dogs...
    bigcock5100 bigcock5100
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 23, 2012

    My Beautiful Dog!

    Heya. I have a greyhound.     And she is absolutley GREAT!!!!!!!!!   She was left tied up outside the gates of an animal welfare centre, no one knowing her past. She's a beautiful black slender girl named Penny. She's my best friend. ever. I would really...
    singergirl singergirl
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2007

    He Finally Put The Hound In Greyhound

    Like most greys, my dog Manny is very docile.  Before putting my second dog to sleep, Manny had grown accustomed to his role as the submissive pup.  I live in the woods, and we frequently walk on the trails behind my house where he gets to look, listen and smell all...
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    36-40, M
    4 Responses Aug 10, 2010
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