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Southeastern Greyhound Club. She is an advocate
serum biochemistry reference intervals
dogs for various reasons. The changes seen
for Greyhound adoption and active retirements for
in a large sample of adult Greyhounds. J
in Greyhound lab values can be concerning
these special dogs.
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Greyhounds are different from other
if they are not evaluated by someone with
Greyhound experience. Hopefully this article
has helped you to become an informed owner
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with a better understanding of how and why
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Greyhounds' lab values are different from
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those of non-Greyhound dogs.
About the author: Calli is a dog lover, and spent
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most of her childhood raising rat terriers to help
keep vermin at bay on her family's farm. After
finishing her graduate studies in nursing, she
realized her life was missing a dog. Knowing
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she could not keep a terrier fulfilled in the city,
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she began researching dog breeds. She visited
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Greys'land in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2013, and
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and training on serum thyroid hormone
adopted her first Greyhound, Jethro. She has not
looked back since! She and her husband, Clint,
currently own three Greyhounds that live with
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them in Athens, Georgia. Calli is a member of the
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