Category archives: Articles and info on the breed

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Different widths, depending on the breed!

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Das Gretchen

Little Italian Greyhounds are always so elegant, right?

Not exactly!

Here is our Greta, (Lupavaro Gertrud's memory), 9 years old but returning from a walk in the countryside, where she enjoyed jumping and running through a large puddle.

All satisfying but not elegant! ????

Puppies and leash training- how to do it?

The puppy and the lead on a leash

Leather leash 8 mm for puppies

Another thing that is often asked of me is "how to teach your puppy to behave on a leash". Walking in a relaxed way, without the little one pulling like a ditch. Is it possible to teach our little one, how to walk relaxed beside us? How you do it? Short or long leash? 

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Puppies and prenatal stress

I was pleased to share this study with you:

https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/downloads/dangerous-animals/ACAids_Canine-MaternalStress_AC-19-005_6.19.pdf

stress triggers the release of hormones such as cortisol into the bloodstream. when these hormones cross the placenta from the mother to the puppies, the set point of the puppies' stress response system changes. 

Stress also alters the quality of maternal care, which affects the puppies' subsequent behavior.

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

If you are looking for the Easter Bunny: he is here 🙂 

Lenny, the dog in the picture, is 15 years old and enjoying his third age.

Please, DON'T ask for our adults for adoption: they are part of our family for their whole life! 

Small Italian Greyhounds Breeding

Italian Greyhounds: what about character?

Welcome to the Lupavaro's website Lupavaro,

This site is dedicated to our immense passion for Italian Greyhounds.

I am often asked: "but these Little Italian Greyhounds, what character do they have?" Our site does not want to be the usual site made only of puppies, and photos in Expo but we want to share with you our great passion for the Italian Greyhound, describe in our articles the thousand aspects of these dogs and help you understand if this breed is really for you. We know the breed well, because all our dogs live at home with us, they are an integral part of the family. The puppies we choose to keep, as well as their parents, grandparents or great-grandparents, stay with us for life. Please, DO NOT ASK US FOR OUR ADULTS IN ADOPTION, because we don't have the habit of giving away “mares” at “end of career” (horrible terms that don't even belong to us!). All our dogs are an integral part of our family, and as such they participate in full family life. Would you give away a family member?

Here is some information about the breed, character and management. 

Little Italian Greyhound - Paola Marinangeli

Illustration kindly made available by the artist Paola Marinangeli. © All Rights reserved.

 

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Alkmene the King's favorite IG

Alkmene the King's favorite

This wonderful story tells of a very special Italian Greyhound: Alkmene. If you are in love with Italian Greyhounds, this story will thrill you. Alkmene will come back to life in your hearts, where she will live forever. Enjoy the reading!

Translation made by Valeria Rocco for Lupavaro
The reproduction, publication and distribution, in whole or in part, of this translation is expressly prohibited without written authorization, because the research work and the following translation from the original language is a long and meticulous work.
Original script: Bruno Frank, Werke, 1. Lesebuch. Werke, Lesebuch mit ausgewählten Auszügen aus Erzählungen and Novellen von Bruno Frank 1945
Illustrations: I thank the Roman artist Paola Marinangeli for having made some of his works available to illustrate this writing. 

Two years before his death, already marked by advanced age, old Fritz, (editor's note: "Fritz" is the German nickname of FFrederic II) like every year, the King held the great parade of his Silesian troop. He paused a few moments and looked around, with a very dissatisfied and frowning expression. His mood throughout this year's demonstration was terrible. He did not speak to anyone, his attitude was cold and detached, bordering on rudeness. During dinner he even ignored Lafayette and disappeared from the table after an hour of discomfort. "Didn't any missive arrive?" he asked in the silence, in his high, captivating voice, often in contrast with the sharp words. An aide hastily stepped forward to report. No new missive had arrived.

Alkmene, the King's favorite greyhound
W. Meyer: Friedrich II. mit seinem Großneffen Friedrich Wilhelm III. und zwei Windspielen, Kreidelithographie,
Gedruckt von Ludwig Theodor Zöllner

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10 reasons NOT to choose an Italian Greyhound

10 reasons NOT to choose an Italian Greyhound
You are looking for the "ideal" dog for you and your family and the Italian Greyhound has fascinated you, right? Maybe you weren't aware of the fact that t such a small size of sighthound really exists. You can't get these Italian Greyhounds out of your mind and you already started, doing some research on the breed. Of course, the Italian Greyhound has a short silky, shiny coat, you read said that the coat does not shed at all , and that they are
"hypoallergenic". Could it be true? It is also said that such a small and elegant dog is easy to manage and is ideal in an apartment because it is a very clean breed. Is that true? GDo you see yourself comfortable on the sofa with the greyhound at your feet? Dream or reality? Find out for yourself by reading the following 10 reasons not to choose an Italian Greyhound "

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