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The Docile Greyhound

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
posted by Jim Murphy

greyhoundThe other day, while I was enjoying a cocktail at one of our favorite spots in Rehoboth Beach, we met a mellow, friendly Greyhound named Hunter. Hunter is a beautiful dog and is as friendly as his owners. They said that he’s eleven years old, very friendly and enjoys sleeping on the couch  or in his dog bed. If you are thinking of adopting a dog, you may want to consider a Greyhound. Greyhounds do not pull or jump and are very easy to handle. The Greyhound makes  an excellent pet that is calm and gentle while indoors.  Regular exercise and a run or long walk in the park on his dog leash is good for your Greyhound. Unlike some other breeds, the Greyhound is not prone to any diseases and his lifespan in between 10 and 13 years.

According to Pet Md., some of the minor ailments that can affect the breed include osteosarcoma, esophageal achalasia, and gastric torsion. Both the AKC and NGA Greyhounds cannot tolerate barbiturate anesthesia and are susceptible to tail-tip injuries and lacerations, while retired NGA Greyhounds are prone to racing injuries like muscle, toe, and hock injuries.

They have short smooth coats that are easy to care for. Occasional brushing with a good brush will make for sufficient grooming.  So I would recommend that you give a Greyhound a good home, After all, their lives were tough.

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What Do Cats Like to Play With?

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
posted by Jim Murphy

catandtoyI have a box of all kinds of cat toys ranging from balls, stuffed animals, sticks with sharks at the end as well as lots of toys containing catnip. Did I waste money on all these things? Cats can amuse themselves with almost anything. You can place a pen top on the floor and your cat will think that it’s the greatest thing on earth. All cats love empty paper bags, they love to go inside but also love the sound the bag makes when they go inside. Many cats also love catnip. Even my 17 year old cat, Molly acts like a kitten around cat nip. We are always looking for new cat toys for our cats but remember, they like anything and even the simplest toys will entice your cat. Remember, cats love to play but unlike dogs, who can fetch their dog toy for hours, your cat will play with a new toy for a few minutes until they “shut off.” They’ve had enough. This is how they roll.

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