Garry Allen: A life with the dogs

October 18, 2019 Comments Off

By Phillip Weir

A lot has changed in the past few years for greyhounds. Once perceived as high maintenance, the real character of the breed (a lazy couch potato) is now the common opinion. Likewise, the mental picture most people had of a dog with a muzzle baring its teeth in a race has been replaced with the more accurate ‘goofy friend’ persona.

None of this is a surprise to people in the sport of greyhound racing. They’ve known for centuries that these dogs just love to run, even if it’s just for 30 seconds at 70 kph; and then it’s couch time for Read full article


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