There is no definitive answer as to the origin of the Greyhound, which is considered the prototype of all the dogs of visibility, but it probably has been developed in the countries of North Africa and Middle East deserts. This is certainly an ancient race as evidenced by the actions of the greyhound type dogs in the drawings and objects dating from 6000 BC. and has changed little in form or function over the millennia. The name is even more open to speculation, Latin, Saxon, or Old English, but most agree that the name has nothing to do with color. The main role of the Greyhound was like a hunting dog can run fast and agile prey such as antelopes and hares. In 1800 attends the hare has become a popular sport in England and well done is the sport of greyhound racing developed. Lean, flexible, large lung capacity and heart and the earth devouring step 5 meters (16.4 feet) from Greyhound is the perfect machine capable of performing incredible acceleration (70 km / h in 30 meters), and capable of maintaining high speed over a distance. For hundreds of years the ownership of these beautiful dogs are limited to the nobility in 1016 King Canute declared that no person dy  may keep any current greihounds, and in some societies the penalty for killing a dead greyhound . Now, tens of thousands are produced each year by the track and the thousands who do not meet expectations or exceed the requirements are killed each year. For those who know the dog as a pet or any other dog show can escape from the grace, beauty, refinement and faithful discreet love.
The Greyhound is known for her gentle and loving nature and stable temperament. It is a pet and companion of choice. It thrives on human company and return the love and attention we receive a hundredfold in his unfailing love and unwavering devotion. Its need and enjoy human company means that there is a dog to be relegated to a lonely life in the courtyard of the racing kennel. It is not physically able to cope with extreme heat and cold. Its thin skin and lack of body fat means it is more suitable for life inside where you can doze off in front of a fire or a warm bed in winter and may find relief from the heat of the sun in summer. For all its dimensions, curl up like a cat and have very little space inside. Although aggression is alien to his nature, the greyhound can be reserved with strangers and do not fawn or friends without distinction. It is not a traditional watchdog, but he will listen to foreigners, their territory, as it is not a dog does not bark unnecessarily noisy and its always interesting to note when speaking. Usually good with children, but housing the dog in the rough, and jokes should not be allowed. Contrary to popular belief, can live in harmony with cats if trained to do, but we must not forget that this is primarily a hunter to hunt small animals born running. There is also a very sensitive dog, who is identified with its own joys and sorrows. This proud aristocrat, elegant, agile dog world is a wonderful companion for families young and old, and individuals. If you think a greyhound might be the dog for you to take into account an ex-pilot. Hundreds are still available by specialized companies Greyhound adoption. These dogs have been temperament tested, the reliability test with cats and other small animals, health checked and neutered. If you choose a Greyhound rescue not only give you a little maintenance, animal humor, kind, incredibly beautiful opportunity for a normal life, but his life will be enriched greatly.
Too often, the dogs are disposed of as appropriate partners in the mistaken belief that they need a lot of exercise, when in fact their needs are very modest. They are the sprinters, marathoners and not, as they will be happy to keep you company during trips, two live 20 minutes per day will be enough to keep the seat and mental stimulation. Greyhounds Bono works very well in the head. Care must be taken to carry out lead in safe areas that things will trigger the hunting instinct. If this zone is your dog will be happy to run, but is quite content to relax at home and enjoy their free time to your business. Lure the dog sport of course-is a great way to provide exercise sprint.
The greyhound is a very intelligent dog and recyclable, in the case of puppies, basic obedience should begin as soon as possible. The older dog may take a little longer to learn, but he loved his innate desire to please and willingness to work for an owner and respected for training to be a pleasure. rough handling reprimands and anger should never be used because it is not physically or psychologically prepared to deal with these methods and their confidence will be severely compromised if subjected to severe discipline. The aim of education is respecting the will and this is achieved through positive, motivational methods with treats and praise. Socialization to introduce as many different people and new places, sounds and situations should be a continuous process. The well trained, well socialized Greyhound face life with confidence and be an excellent ambassador for his breed.