Adopting the Racing Greyhound 2nd Edition

Cynthia Branigan
Published by: 
Howell Book House, Macmillan Publishing Company, 866 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022
May 1998's description: This revised and updated edition of the only book on homing the ex-racer tells prospective adopters everything they need to know to make adoption a success. In addition to practical information, such as care and feeding, readers learn the latest about the activities and competitions that are just for ex-racers and their owners. The Appendix lists all the agencies nationwide that adopt out Greyhounds, so an agency is sure to be nearby. For thousands of years Greyhounds have been bred to hunt and run at speed. Because they are used to being with other dogs and people, they make perfect pets. Adopters can be assured their ex-racer will get along with adults and children and other household pets. Cynthia Branigan is director of Make Peace with Animals, which has among its special missions Greyhound rescue and placement. Her second book with Howell, The Reign of the Greyhound was published in 1997. She lives in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Adoption Groups: This book is available for bulk purchases directly from the publisher: More Information.