A Few Facts About Greyhounds… that you may or may not have known (spoiler alert! We talk about whelping )
If you are breeding greyhounds for sale, then you know why they are so popular.
Adaptations that enhance it to reach great speed include the fact that they have spines that are unusually flexible making it be able to hunch its spine into an impossible shape. They also have long tails that are slightly curled at the bottom which assists to propel them forward, their legs are powerful thus able to support their huge bodies. Their long slim built bodies help them to reach an average speed of 63 kilometers per hour or 18 minutes per second.
The Greyhound can reach up to speeds of 70 kilometers per hour or 43 miles per hour at maximum acceleration. The only other animal that is faster than it is the cheetah. Greyhound racing is a popular and a multi- million-dollar industry and it provides spectacular fun to fans.
In a racing competition in general, betting on a greyhound is considered wise as a winner usually stays a winner.
Their intelligence makes them easy to train and they adapt to training very first. They have intense sight. Eyesight that can see a long way, which made them great hunting dogs in the past and great on racing tracks in the present and well into the future 😉
Whelping greyhounds for sale
After the initial scare, the real contractions begin with 6-8 minutes apart. Further contractions lead to a gray- green fluid filled bag appearing on the vulva, as more contractions are experienced the pup is expelled. The pups of greyhounds appear with either the tails first or the head fast which should be regarded as normal. First, break the bag open and clean the pups face so that it can breathe. Second, rub the pup vigorously but with tenderness using a towel or a piece of cloth and make the bitch aware of its pup so that it can start taking care of it. Remember when cutting the umbilical cord to leave at least 4-6 inches of the cord attached to the pup.Umbilical cords should not be cut away using sharp instruments as this may cut the blood vessels and lead to death due to profuse breeding.
Other facts about Greyhounds
Greyhounds for sale are normally sold primarily for the racing sport but greyhounds can and do make wonderful pets too.
The dogs are gentle, intelligent, and lazy around the home making them very cute friends and family members. Their gait is graceful and they are full of life which makes them exiting for children to be around. They do not tire from physical activities and can play the whole day. It is a loved dog and many famous people are known to have had one, they include Harry potters author J.K Rowling’s, most people have grown loving this authors books but little know that she loves the hounds, King Henry VIII one of the great kings of Ireland. It is said he loved the breed and greyhound racing a lot.
Greyhounds are great dogs that all pet lovers, racing entrepreneurs and breeders would love to own.