Training and Racing the Greyhound (Kobo eBook)

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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. Contents include: Choosing your first dog; The fundamental aspects of training; Kennelling; 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. This wide-ranging and practical book is aimed at all greyhound enthusiasts including those who train and race them, care for them or own them as pets. Fully illustrated with 69 colour photographs and 20 drawings.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781847979667
Publisher: Crowood
Publication Date: November 30th, 2014
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