Can greyhounds live in small houses?

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I am seriously considering adopting a greyhound. I have done extensive research and know the needs of the dog and am prepared to provide those needs. I live in a 1350 sq. ft. condo (owned by my father) and he doesn't want me to have one in the condo because he thinks the dog is too big for the space. From all my research, small spaces shouldn't bother a grey because they like to lay around and could be considered lazy.

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take it from someone who rescues greyhounds. most of their lives, they are remanded to kennel living. they are used to confinement, and don't seem to mind. the 3 that I have now, each have found they're a special place in my home. these areas are small, yet that is what a rescued greyhound wants. the underlying problem is physical activity. as long as you can find/provide a large area for running, there won't be any problems. sit
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Well, it sounds like you have done your research...let me just add a little more insight.

I wouldn't consider greyhounds "lazy"..they just don't require a lot of exercises, but if you get them in an open area, they certainly will run and play.  As a general rule, greyhounds are really not recommended with children under 6 due to their size and somewhat lack of patience with kids in their face, pulling their tail, etc.  If the small
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greyhounds don't need a lot of space. Have you ever been to a greyhound farm? All the dogs do is lay in crates all day. they get let out 3 times a day and feed a good meal in the morning in their creates. unless they are schooling which is where they go to the race track to chase the rabbit around the track. and they do that 2 times a week. so they are used to a small living space. but they do need their exercise otherwise there
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It is the Greyhound's nature to run. They are sprinters who can run up to 45 miles an hour for very short periods. Some of them love to run; others are simply not interested, they are NOT endurance runners, and brisk exercise suits them just fine.

Generally, Greyhounds are quizzical, sometimes shy, very sensitive, and surprisingly gentle. They possess superior intelligence, and can exhibit a quiet but surprising
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I guess that you could call Greyhounds the couch-potato of the big dog world.  As your new Greyhound becomes familiar with his new "family" home he will become quite sedate.  However, it is important (as with all dogs) that you attend a local training class for basic obedience.  In addition to the exercises taught, your dog will develop a better bonding with your family and understand his place in the family.
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I actually owned an ex-racing greyhound *****. She was about 4 years when I got her. They live in kennel runs and only get exercised if actually racing. Otherwise, they never get out and are lonely because they're not treated as pets. Donna chased cats and small animals when I first got her, but after 6 months or so of family life, snapped a photo of her laying in Mum's back yard with our cat slept between her legs! Watch around
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Greyhounds are built for short bursts of speed.  They can lie around like vegetables sleeping all day and usually just need one or two 20 minute runs a day when they can just have a burst of energy and run it all off.  So if you can provide this for them, they should be fine in your home.

Be careful though if you or your neighbors have cats or small dogs because some
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