Vic is a quiet unassuming gent who seems to be very placid and loving. Vic has no racing history so he may have been used for hunting (due to his size) or he may have just been locked away in his kennel and done nothing. He is a very sensitive dog so he needs owners who are calm and confident – he is very friendly, but he will still need to feel safe and protected in his new home.
- Young greyhounds are different to regular rescued ex racer greyhounds. They have little life experience and have spent a lot of time just existing in their kennel. They may freeze of walks, not understand what you expect of them or just be a little dazed and confused at their new life. How they will behave will be a direct reflection of how their owners are with them – if you are confident – they will take confidence from you. If you stress – you will just add to their current stress levels and make things 10xs worse.
- You will have to manage any situations that will arise and teach your young greyhound how to function in his new life. Please do not expect him or her to just know what to do.
- We can only assess the dogs with our volunteers – they may react differently with you. But if you stay calm, keep confident and jolly your new dog along you will be fine.
- If you are not prepared to put the extra work in – if needed – please consider adopting a greyhound who is 3 years or older – as they will be more confident. We really do not want this dog to be returned because you don’t want to put the effort into helping him or her settle.
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