Greyhounds Do This, and There’s a Name for It!

Greyhounds can have a really goofy way of lying around on their backs with their long legs pointing out at weird angles. Don’t doubt us!

Photo of Magic by Reyna Hull-Walton


Photo of Naax (racing name “Hallo Columbo”) by Erin Ryan


Photo by Lisette Quintero


Photo by Susan Greenberg Merryman


Photo by Susan Bodnar


Photo by Melissa Richards

There’s a name for this, and it’s “roaching,” after the resemblance to the appearance of a dead cockroach.  Don’t doubt us!



Never let it be said that dog people aren’t high brow and scientific. Just saying. 

Image” “Upside Down Sleeping Greyhound” by Tracie Thompson

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