Can Dogs Eat Bananas?

There is a lot of discussion about whether we should feed dogs “human” foods. Is it good for them or not? Well, the answer is ‘it depends’. A broadly accurate principle to follow is: if it’s good for humans, it’s … Read More

Are Retired Greyhounds Safe Around Children?

Greyhounds and Children Greyhound adoption organisations were established in the 1970’s out of concern for greyhounds once their racing careers were over. Supported by the greyhound industry, the Retired Greyhound Trust (commonly known as RGT) was founded in 1975 by … Read More

Greyhound Corns

Has your greyhound started walking with a limp but you cannot see anything obviously wrong? You don’t remember your greyhound twisting something when out playing or yelping out after bashing a leg? Does your greyhound tend to walk more comfortably … Read More

Do Greyhounds Need A Lot Of Exercise?

The 45mph Couch Potato Contrary to what many people may think, greyhounds do not need excessive amounts of exercise. Although they can reach speeds of up to 45mph, making them the Ferraris of the dog world, they are built for … Read More

The Yellow Dog Project | Four Long Legs

The Yellow Dog Project

The Yellow Dog Project is an initiative to keep your dog and the dogs and people around them safe. #yellowdogproject Do you know what a yellow ribbon or bow tie on a dog means? Have you seen a dog in … Read More

What is the Best Dog for Me?

What is the Best Dog for Me?

Are you thinking about getting a dog? If you are, yay! That is great news. Dogs can bring so much joy and love to a household. Selecting the right dog to suit your lifestyle can be challenging, but it’s critical … Read More

Is My Dog Normal? | Four Long Legs

Is My Dog Normal?

Dogs perform many behaviours that we humans think are adorable. They also perform some quite unsavoury ones, with some owners trying to prevent them carrying out these instinctive animal antics. Dogs are dogs and understanding why they perform certain behaviours … Read More

The Language of Dogs | Four Long Legs

The Language of Dogs

Being in the fortunate position to travel while I work and study has brought me in contact with a whole host of dogs and their varying cultures. From the street dogs of Vietnam to the pampered pooches in Colombia. Although … Read More