Dumfriesshire & Cumbria Greyhound Rescue

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Fifty Reasons To Own a Greyhound

1. They are often misjudged


2. They are tolerant


3. They are gentle


4. They get along with other breeds


5. They are very clean


6. They are great with children


7. They have velvety soft fur


8. They are very social


9. They have great personalities


10. They have a long life expectancy


11. They love car rides


12. They love cuddles


13. They love to snuggle with each other


14. They can curl up into small spaces


15. They rarely bark!


16. They love to be petted


17. They love teddy bears


18. They love to play


19. They don't need much exercise


20. They are alert


21. They are intelligent


22. They love to run - fast!


23. They love to nap - a lot!


24. They don't mind sharing


25. They are VERY hard to tell off


26. They are always willing to help you finish a meal


27. They make great therapy dogs


28. They can be canine blood donors


29. They are fast learners


30. They are used to muzzles


31. They have a long pedigree


32. They are funny


33. They are very 'smiley'


34. They give great (big!) kisses


35. They lean on you


36. They encourage you to buy many sofas


37. They want to 'couch potato' with you


38. They are lovely and warm


39. They hug you back!


40. They miss you when you aren't around


41. They have lovely little front teeth


42. They have the bendiest noses


43. They make the best lap dogs!


44. They have big beautiful doleful eyes


45. They are yoga experts


46. They are great listeners


47. They ensure you never feel lonely


48. They are very patient


49. They can sing (known as 'rooing')


50. They are style icons!