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6 Greyhound Supplies You Can't Do Without

All the greyhound supplies you need to welcome home your retired champion or your greyhound puppy.

1 Dog Crate

A large dog crate is essential for an adult ex-racer.

At the race track greyhounds spend the best part of the day in crates and a cage at home will help your hound to feel secure and comfortable in the first days in his new home.

Make the crate comfortable with a cushion or some spare towels for padding. Greyhounds really appreciate comfort!

For a puppy, the crate is a basic tool for training and will provide a safe haven to rest and sleep.

2 Greyhound Coat

If you need a coat in winter, your greyhound will too.

The lack of body fat and the short coat of this breeds makes a winter dog coat a necessity.

Your greyhound might just refuse to go out if you don't offer proper protection from cold weather.

Click here for tips to make a greyhound coat at home.

3 Basic Greyhound Supplies: the Collars

Sighthound conic heads tend to slip out of ordinary collars when they back up. Greyhound martingale collars come in many colors, they are beautiful and safe for your daily walks.

These collars can be easily made at home, click here for instructions to make your own dog collar.

4 Dog Bed

Greyhounds are unrepentant comfort seekers and you’ll need a large and comfortable dog bed for your hound if you don’t want to share your own bed.

Click here to see your options about cheap dog beds

5 Racing Gear

Your ex-professional racer might still enjoy a recreational coursing on Sundays.

The basic equipment will be a racing muzzle, colored racing jackets, some amenities and comforts for yourself during a long day at the races.

Click here to find out about the greyhound gear for racing.

6 Greyhound Jewellery

And what about you? Give yourself a pat on the back for adopting a greyhound in need and wear greyhound jewelry to show the world your good taste in dog breeds.

Greyhound gifts, statues and jewelry will also make a welcome present for your favorite greyhound aficionado.

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