15 Sep '11, 4pm

Let's Be Greyhound Superheroes | Care2 Causes

We had a rescued greyhound. She'd been rescued from a breeder when she was little more than a puppy; she was going to be put down because she wasn't fast enough for racing. She was good-natured, happy with children and quite lazy, although she enjoyed walks and when she ran, she seemed pretty fast to me. When she was running, she got tired quite quickly as greyhounds are more like sprinters than marathon runners, so they can't run for miles. They are very easily trained and easy to look after. The only thing to be careful about is that they have an instinct to chase small, fast-moving creatures, such as cats, small dogs, etc, so they need to kept on a lead anywhere they might come across them. I sometimes used to take her on the beach (I live on the English north west coast) to let her have a good run, which she loved, but after a few minutes she'd come back as she'd had e...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/lets-be-greyhound-superheroes...

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Happy Constitution Day! | Care2 Causes

Happy Constitution Day! | Care2 Causes

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 9pm

Constitution Day, formally known as Citizenship Day, is the holiday that marks the formal adoption of the the U.S. Constit...

Stop Greyhound Racing in Towcester! Please Sign!

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 11am

Towcester Race Course plans to open a new greyhound track in their venue. The general manager of the course believes that ...

Clutter: What If It Hurts To Let Go?

Clutter: What If It Hurts To Let Go?

care2.com 14 Sep '11, 10pm

To a certain extent, I already have some(just some) of this in hand....every 3 months or so, with or without help from my ...

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus' Message to Care2 | Care2 Causes

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus' Messag...

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 10am

Nobel Laureate, economist and Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus is in New York the week of September 18th because it’s U...

Was the baby seal rescued or kidnapped? | Care2 Causes

Was the baby seal rescued or kidnapped? | Care2...

care2.com 16 Sep '11, 11pm

The eyes tell the story . The fur seal pup’s blue orbs look startled and confused. Copper fur covers the body surrounding ...

Greece Could Run Out Of Money By Mid-October | Care2 Causes

Greece Could Run Out Of Money By Mid-October | ...

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 10am

The possibility of Greece defaulting on its debt and setting off an economic crisis not only in the euro zone but througho...

My postmortem on #yyc's awesome #HouseProject: Planning to tear down your old house? First, let it be art

My postmortem on #yyc's awesome #HouseProject: ...

mnn.com 16 Sep '11, 12pm

We had vague notions of maybe something built of the random pre-demolition detritus in the house or a projection on the em...

Stop Snapperfest 2012 | Care2 Causes

Stop Snapperfest 2012 | Care2 Causes

care2.com 17 Sep '11, 11pm

In Ohio County, Indiana, an incredibly cruel event called Snapperfest has been held for the past 13 years. Wild snapping t...

Gardening On the Rise in Economic Hard Times | Care2 Causes

Gardening On the Rise in Economic Hard Times | ...

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 6am

In a time of economic hardship, more and more Americans are choosing to tend their own gardens, literally. Bruce Butterfie...

Cantor: We Only Have To Pass The Parts We Like ...

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 4am

What’s the best part about being a Republican leader these days? If you ask House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, it’s being ...

Perry Campaign Says It's Going "Like Wildfire" | Care2 Causes

Perry Campaign Says It's Going "Like Wildfire" ...

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 5am

Texas Governor Rick Perry is already taking over former Governor Mitt Romney’s status as front runner for the GOP presiden...

I Remember The Silence | Care2 Causes

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 11am

Our daughter had just started kindergarten — so fresh and shiny and new in her school uniform. Our son couldn’t wait to go...