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This practical book is aimed at all greyhound enthusiasts and will be of help to the more experienced professional trainer as well as the novice handler. The physical stresses of racing mean that every greyhound will, at some point, sustain some form of injury and it is therefore essential that the greyhound handler has some knowledge of injuries. Accordingly, the author places a strong emphasis on injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.


This practical book is aimed at all greyhound enthusiasts and will be of help to the more experienced professional trainer as well as the novice handler. The physical stresses of racing mean that every greyhound will, at some point, sustain some form of injury and it is therefore essential that the greyhound handler has some knowledge of injuries. Accordingly, the author places a strong emphasis on injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

Contents include:

* Choosing your first dog
* The fundamental aspects of training
* Kenneling
* Breeding, rearing and training puppies
* Exercising - the training routine and race preparation
* Feeding
* Examining your dog, minor ailments and serious illnesses
* Foot problems
* Injury rehabilitation and the skill of massage
* Retired greyhounds

Written by Darren Morris
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