Guest Mossy Posted May 3, 2016 Share Posted May 3, 2016 For perspective, it's Tuesday today. I adopted Philly on Saturday from my local greyhound adoption agency. He was in afoster home for a few days before coming to me. I know greys are usually quiet and scared the first day but I wanted to make sure Philly's behaviour is normal. I was told by the agency that he's a bit skittish. He always has hisb head down when approached and when I'm 'talking' to him. I've had to physically lift his head up to give him praise and affection. He won't come when calld. I understand he doesn't really know his name yet but yesterday, I left his crate open and called him to go out for his last turn out, he didn't budge. I tried to pull him out (nicely) and he just stiffened up. Plus he doesn't go up the stairs yet so I had to leave him there in the cage all night. Came home from lunch today again and same thing, he didn't want to go out, just stared me down and of course I had to get back to work so I left. He only comes to me when he hears his breakfast or dinner being prepped, then he follows me like a magnet. Is this normal? Also I need an experienced person to help with the stairs (it's just me, single gal). The first time I tried him on the stairs, he froze (still got up) and on the way down, he skipped 1-2 stairs and got hurt, think one of his nails scratched him and cut him. Those are not healing as I expected - applying neosporin and covering with paper towel (band aids not sticking) So I guess I have 3 issue up there. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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