Italian Greyhounds

National Dog Day 2014

I missed posting something for National Dog Day, so to make up for it I’ll post a video with an Italian Greyhound puppy. What could be better than an Italian Greyhound pupply?

Continue Reading →

Dogs really do look like their owners

I don’t know about this. I am not sure my dog looks like me because Panda is small and thin, and I am tall and not thin. There’s a widely held belief that dogs resemble their owners. And if you think this idea sounds pretty far-fetched, you’re not alone. Read the article here.

Continue Reading →

Visiting dogs take edge off for students before finals

Sue Grundfest and fellow members of her Love Dog Adventures therapy program visited the library for the Paws for a Break event to help students and staff members get a break from the stress of final exams. Read the article here The Italian Greyhound in the picture reminds me out our dog Windy that past

Continue Reading →

Dog attacked and owner threatened

Miss Harding, who is 31 weeks pregnant was walking her two whippets Reo and Rocco and her Italian greyhound Indie on Town Fields when the attack happened. Read the article here.

Continue Reading →

Why Dogs Are Smarter Than Cats

With half as many neurons in their cerebral cortex as cats—and half the attitude, some would say—dogs are often taken to be the less intelligent domestic partner. While dogs drink out of the toilet, slavishly follow their master and need a chaperone to relieve themselves, cats hunt self-sufficiently and survey their empire with a regal

Continue Reading →

Therapy dog makes final round at LSU Hospital

Georgia’s hot-pink toenails clicked on the tile as the Italian greyhound, a certified therapy dog, trotted into patients’ rooms. Read the article here.

Continue Reading →

Deaths of 500 dogs blamed on jerky treats, FDA says

Some 500 dogs and nine cats may have died after eating chicken jerky pet treats made in China, according to updated complaints logged by federal veterinary health officials. Read the article here.

Continue Reading →

American Kennel Club Invites Two New Breeds to the Litter

The American Kennel Club (AKC) welcomed new breeds into its doghouse on Jan. 1. The organization extended membership to the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno (which is joining the hound group) and the Chinook (becoming part of the working group). Read the article here.

Continue Reading →

Lost Missouri boy found with dogs keeping him warm

More than four hours after his panicked parents reported their 6-year-old missing from his southwest Missouri home, rescuers found the child huddled in a ditch with his two dogs lying on top of him to keep him warm as temperatures dipped into the low 20s. Read the article here.

Continue Reading →

AKC warns of 70% rise in dognapping cases

“Last year for example we tracked more than 432 pet thefts and that’s just scratching the surface,” an AKC representative told WCBS in New York on Friday. “For the first time ever we’ve seen a trend now where shelters are being broken into and purebred and mixed breed dogs are being stolen.” Read the article

Continue Reading →