Please research before you purchase a puppy and purchase from a responsible breeder! Some signs of an irresponsible breeder are: Accepts Credit Cards as payment, Always has puppies available, Has a few litters at one time, Has a high number of litters a year, Cannot show you proof of health clearances for the parents (OFA, CERF, etc.). Please familiarize yourself with the breed you are interested in. It may not be the right breed for your situation. There are also perfectly wonderful dogs available in rescue. Please consider Rescue as well as purchasing from a responsible breeder. Please visit http://www.italiangreyhound.org/ for more information on Italian Greyhounds!