Greyhounds make excellent pets due to their gentle, affectionate and friendly nature

Greyhounds make great pets for all kinds of individuals and families! As a breed, they are often even-tempered and laid-back, with a reputation for being “40mph couch potatoes!”

10 REASONS WHY GREYHOUNDS MAKE GREAT PETS

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GENTLE

Greyhounds are used to being handled by many people. They are affectionate and loving dogs.

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REMARKABLE

Greyhounds are remarkable, graceful, elegant, loyal, sensitive, friendly, quiet, adaptable, faithful, comical…

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EASY

Easy to walk on the lead – some pull to start with but soon settle to a gentle stroll.

Y

YOUTHFUL

Greyhounds usually retire between 2 and 5 years of age and can live up to 12 years so have many years of love to give.

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HARMONIOUS

Harmony with cats and small dogs is possible for some hounds.

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OK WITH KIDS

Ok to live with children as greyhounds have a gentle nature nature as long as common sense prevails.

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UNDEMANDING

Greyhounds enjoy a fuss, but snoozing is also a high priority.

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NOT NEEDY

No need for lots of exercise, two 20 minute walks will do but they also enjoy longer walks.

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DOCILE

Most greyhounds are lazy, though some have a keener chase instinct than others.

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STELLAR

Stellar variety – big, small, laid-back, lively, shy, black, brindle, blue, white…

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Care and training

See our useful guide on how best to care for and train your greyhound(s)

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Greyhound FAQ's

Here’s our guide to the most commonly asked questions about greyhounds as pets.

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Pet insurance

All our greyhounds come with four weeks FREE pet insurance for peace of mind

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