This journal entry is to celebrate and share with you all my wonderful Greyhound Kovic:
I got him about a year and a half ago. He is a retired racing dog- which is hilarious because for the majority of the time he's a slow, clumsy, earnest, awkward, anxious, stinky deer-horse-cat-on-stilts, stuffed full of love.
If you're looking to adopt/rescue a dog, especially if you want a bigger breed, I would absolutely recommend retired racing Greyhounds, 1000%. He does just fine inside my modest-sized apartment (it helps that he sleeps most of the time). Greyhounds are low-maintenance and very quiet, and while mine is bright he's no trouble-maker. And there are a -lot- of perfectly-good Greyhounds coming off the tracks all the time who need and deserve good, loving homes. Find an adoption center near you here: www.adopt-a-greyhound.org/dire…
(well, that link is good if you're in the States).
I would recommend Kovic himself except he's extremely taken. Forever and ever. By me. Huzzah.