In the greyhound world, they call this "chipping," because greyhounds are like potato chips: you can't have just one, Norton said. Oftentimes referred to as "Velcro dogs," greyhounds make great companions, she said.
—Katy Fitzpatrick, "Quincy greyhound adopter wants to give dogs a few good homes," The Patriot Ledger, April 20, 2010
Since that day, dog and mistress have become inseparable. Gwinner refers to him as her "Velcro dog."
—Veronika LaRocque, "Animal Planet to feature 'Shaggy' dog adoption in Southampton," The Republican, August 2, 2010