Italian Greyhounds

Canine royals bask in elegant spotlight

The Poochie Princess notables included Penelope, an Italian greyhound foster dog in a pink satin ballerina outfit; Sasha, a chocolate standard poodle in a pink silk kimono that matched her owner’s blue kimono; Lily, an Italian greyhound in a cream-and-gold brocade gown with rhinestones; and Sophie, an English bulldog in a halter dress with a

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Dogs sit, can’t shake out a world record

300-plus canines tried to break world mark for sitting on command Junkers, a 13-year-old black cockapoo, joined more than 300 other dogs at the Elmbrook Humane Society in an attempt to set a new mark for Guinness World Records and get into the company’s famous book for the most dogs sitting on command for that

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Puppy Mill Rescue

Juliet is a cute Italian Greyhound puppy. Just like the kind you see in a pet store. But if you look at Lily an older Italian Greyhound who was raised on a puppy mill you see a big difference. Lily’s bottom jaw is severely decayed from neglect during her years on the mill. If Juliet

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Tiny dog saves baby from rattlesnake

Zoey is a Chihuahua, but when a rattlesnake lunged at her owners’ 1-year-old grandson, she was a real bulldog. Booker West was splashing his hands in a birdbath in his grandparents’ northern Colorado back yard when the snake slithered up to the toddler, rattled and struck. Five-pound Zoey jumped in the way and took the

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Puppy theft caught on camera

[Editor] Please don’t buy a puppy at a store. If you want an Italian Greyhound, please find several breeders and interview them before buying A delicate italian greyhound puppy — worth about $700 — was taken from Pets at Home at Fountain Gate on Monday afternoon. The 11-week-old puppy was returned yesterday after media attention

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Ban on dog attack man

A MAN whose pack of greyhounds fatally mauled a much-loved pet dog on a Melbourne beach last year has been banned from greyhound racing for three years. Paul Egan, of Chelsea, was yesterday disqualified until July 2010 after Greyhound Racing Victoria found him guilty of failing to ensure his dogs were properly muzzled and restrained

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Diamond Pet Foods Plans to Honor Dogs Who Do Good Work

Byron, an Italian greyhound, Key Largo, Fla. – After a serious car accident injured his owner, Byron, who was already trained as a therapy dog, helps his owner with daily tasks including removing her shoes and socks, fetching dropped objects, and helping with the laundry. You can read the article here.

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Man’s desk friend

Smiles and laughs also filled the Cornell Museum in Old School Square, as amused owners watched the interactions of real-life dogs and the dog pastels and photographs in the museum’s “For the Love of Dogs” exhibit. Yorkshire Dayton tried repeatedly to climb one of the sculptures, while 11-pound Italian greyhound Lucia bounded about Lucy, a

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Passing driver snatches couple’s best friend off Interstate 10

A bizarre kidnapping in April on a stretch of Interstate 10 between Las Cruces and Deming has left a Washington family devastated. What makes the incident so unusual is that the victim — while a beloved member of the family — is not human; she’s the family dog. Marla LeClerc, an over-the-road truck driver for

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