Italian Greyhounds

Pet Gadgets Bring Technology to the Dogs

[Editor] It has been a slow Italian Greyhound news week, but this article is interesting Technology has gone to the dogs and cats are getting in on it, too. Several companies are marketing smart products for pets, including talking pet collars and Global Positioning Systems. Now, pets need not be lost forever if they stray

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Lost greyhound keeps a step ahead of family

A family who lost their Italian greyhound on the streets of Brooklyn was thrilled when they tracked down the woman who found the pooch. But their joy turned to dismay when they learned the woman had given away the dog to an acquaintance – who is nowhere to be found. Now, Theresa Hoang of Edison,

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Dog’s best friend: Specialty products for special pets

If you’re looking for a portrait of “the founder” at Savvy Dog in University Place, search no further than the photo of a handsome Italian greyhound on the wall. That beloved, three-legged rescued dog was the inspiration for Michelle Gilletti’s dog boutique. Like many small, family-owned businesses, Savvy Dog drew its inspiration from real life.

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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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