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Gezabel - Greyhound (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Greyhound Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA

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Ad ID: ADN-32190
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Date Listed: 06/03/2017
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Breed: Greyhound
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Gezabel

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Brindle
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 06/03/2017
Location: Dallas, TX 75204
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Tags: Greyhound Dog For Adoption in Dallas, TX, USA
Physical Attributes
Ear Type Rose
Tail Type Long
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Cats No
Other
  • Not Good With Small Dogs
  • Housetrained
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
Other
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Greyhound (short coat). Gezabel, aka Kiowa Classmate, formerly Pico, is an 8-year-old brindle female born June 17, 2007. Her sire is Kiowa Sweet Trey, and her dam is Kay Quin Quantas. There are 10 races on record for her on Greyhound-Data.com, starting December 11, 2008, at Flager in Miami, FL, and ending there August 16, 2009. Gezabel is one of 9 greyhounds GALT received from a Fort Worth Animal Control cruelty case. Just like the other rescued dogs, she was positive to several tick borne diseases as well as carrying a huge load of intestinal parasites. She has been treated for all. With all she has been through, this is one happy girl - her tail is always going! Gezabel is a voracious eater, and she is a quick study, too, conquering the doggie door right away. Gezabel is not cat or small dog tolerant at this time. She would do best in a home where someone is home during the day or where she can be let outside midday. Gezabel was in a home for almost a year, but has returned to GALT due to aggressive behavior towards the small dog in the house. You can read about Gezabel's arrival and survival at GALT here. Gezabel's skin issues were greatly helped via the use of Vetericyn!

Greyhound

A.K.A. : English Greyhound
Overview: The Greyhounds are the fastest breed and require lots of outdoor activity. They're a great family members, enjoying lots of attention and affection from all.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): male: 65-70, female: 60-65
Height (in): 27-30
Colors: Immaterial (includes black, gray, red, fawn, either solid or brindled, either whole colored or spotted).
Coat: Is smooth, close and short-haired. Firm in texture.
Character: Greyhounds are very sociable. When indoors, these dogs are lazy and relaxed. Outside, they show their high energy and stamina for action. Very intelligent, the breed is very closely bonded to their family.
Temperament: This breed chases things that move quickly, so they are not particularly suited for living in a home with cats. Although they are cautious around strangers, they are typically good with children and enjoy the company of other dogs.
Care: The Greyhound requires only occasional grooming with a very soft brush. The eats should be checked regularly and the claws should be trimmed.
Training: This breed is easy to train as long as the training is consistent and on task.
Activity: The Greyhound needs to run and walk for long distances every day.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Health Issue: This breed is prone to bloat, hip dysplasia, and ear infections. They may also have entropion, where the eyelids turn inward.
Life Expectancy: 10-12

More About Greyhound Breed
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