How to care for your reactive greyhound

October 2, 2019Greyhound Training, Tips

If your greyhound is barking, growling and/or lunging at every dog he/she sees on her walks, don’t worry and you are not alone. Our modern lifestyle has created a lot of unwanted behaviours in our dogs from anxiety to reactivity towards other dogs. Today’s dogs live in urban environments and are confined to small houses … Read More

The importance of not labelling your greyhound

June 29, 2019Greyhound Training

We often hear people call their greyhound (or horse, or any other animal) stubborn, aggressive, lazy, dominant, etc. and don’t think twice about it. But there is a real danger in labelling our greyhounds, because it defines the animal and us humans often shut the door to understanding our dog. We stop searching for the … Read More

Using food when teaching your greyhound

June 17, 2019Greyhound Training

Our gentle greyhounds deserve force-free and positive, rewards-based training methods like every other animal. Every animal, from giraffes in zoos to bomb-sniffing rats — and even us humans — learn the same way, and there is no excuse to use heavy handed and aversive training methods. When we teach with food, it’s important to use … Read More