Living with IGs

Flea & Tick Treatment

Flea & Tick Treatment

It is currently standard practice for vets to recommend monthly “spot-on” treatments for flea and tick prevention.  Many dogs use these treatments without any problems however, the chemical (both active and non-active) ingredients are increasingly an area of concern, especially for Italian Greyhounds as a breed. Concerns About Chemical, Spot-on Treatments Frontline is a commonly …

Finding an Italian Greyhound

Finding an Italian Greyhound

Most puppy buyers use the internet to look for puppies. There’s nothing wrong with that, as long as you realise that bad breeders know where their buyers are and they know how to pull them in. A breeder may sound very credible – much loved pet Italian Greyhounds, mum and dad both available at home …

Is an Italian Greyhound right for you?

Is an Italian Greyhound right for you?

By Helen Rishworth This article was first published in Our Dogs (http://www.ourdogs.co.uk) in May, 2008. Published here with additional photography by Christine Chau. Italian Greyhounds are an incredibly loyal and loving breed but they are not suitable for everyone. Here, I will explore the Italian Greyhound’s character, personality and needs in an attempt to help …