Galgo English, perhaps or Greyhound, is known all the galgos and the most used in the diverse activities in which these dogs of hunting are used. This galgo is the king of the races of galgos and the hunting of hares, both controversial activities that have many those in favor and many detractors. The great popularity of this dog enters the fans the galgos comes to him from its incredible speed. This dog, that can reach the 65 Km/hora is the third terrestrial animal more express of the world, being only surpassed by the Chita and the horse of races. It is not to be strange, then, that is the dog of election for all the activities in which speed is needed. This dog has a great one raised, being able to reach the 76 centimeters to the cross, and is very thin. Its body follows a design aerodynamic that allows him to reach great speeds. The chest is sufficiently deep like lodging a heart very great, necessary to pump great amounts of blood oxygenated during intense races.

The tail serves the dog to him to maneuver indeed when it reaches great speeds. Personality galgo English is a very amiable and sweet dog, but it somewhat tends to be reserved and independent. He is an excellent companion for respectful children of the animal, but it does not support the robust games of very small children well. For that reason, he is not recommendable for families with very small children. In order to avoid that very it is reserved with the strangers, he is recommendable to socialize it since it is very puppy. Even so, never it will get to be as sociable as a farmer or a Golden Delicious ones retriever. In spite of its good size, it is not a useful dog for the workings of guard and defense since it does not have a territorial instinct very developed. Its instinct of prey, on the other hand, is very intense it takes and it to hunt almost any small thing that moves quickly.

For that reason, it can be problematic if in the house exist other mascots, including dogs of small races. By general norm, galgo English takes well with other dogs, but by its fort hunting impulse it can persecute and attack dogs d small races. Taken care of galgo English it is susceptible to the typical diseases of the galgos and the great dogs generally, reason why it is necessary to make him veterinary revisions periodic (annual if the dog is healthy). The most frequent diseases in this race are: gastric torsion, progressive atrophy of retina, dysfunctions of the thyroid gland and hypersensitivity to anesthetic. These dogs need to make much exercise, physical as as much mental, to stay in form. It is necessary to count on a great garden to be able to have galgo English. Or better still, to live in a house in the field, where the dog has more possibilities of running with certain freedom and of expressing its instincts. The short coat of galgo English almost does not need well-taken care of staying. The cepillado one to regulate is more than sufficient to maintain it in form, and it does not need to be very frequent. Original author and source of the article.