April is Adopt a Greyhound Month
Evidenced-based research at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine reports cases of recurrent/persistent canine hookworm infections have increased, especially in racing greyhound populations, suggesting drug-resistance may have evolved in this parasite. One report suggests "all foster homes and adopters need to be educated."
Dennis McKeon was a professional greyhound trainer for a couple of decades in the 70s and 80s, and retired from the profession to find more stable and less demanding work, being a family man, and needing to spend time with that family. He stayed connected with the sport, having long been a fan and a specialist of bloodlines, and also a keeper of retired greyhounds as family pets
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GHI is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of sighthounds around the world by building awareness of their unusual medical characteristics within the veterinary and adoption communities through their education, outreach, and research programs. Here the adopter can find information about why your greyhound's bloodwork is slightly different, why greyhounds react differently to anesthesia, and how to make an informed choice when selecting a greyhound-savvy vet. GHI is a nonprofit and offers memberships for a small fee.
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