Major concerns: None
Minor concerns: Esophageal achalasia, gastric torsion, osteosarcoma
Life span: 10 - 13 years
Suggested tests: None
Note: Racing dogs retired from NGA (National Greyhound Association) commonly suffer from racing-related injuries of the toe, hock, and muscles. The greyhound is generally sensitive to anesthesia and prone to tail-tip injuries and lacerations.
Avg Size of Female: Height: 27 – 30 inches, Weight: 60 – 65 pounds
Occasionally seen: None
Avg Size of Male: Height: 27 – 30 inches, Weight: 65 – 70 pounds