Unlike many of the creatures to be found in heraldry, the Greyhound is shown in a very natural aspect and lifelike poses. A Complete Guide to Heraldry, A.C. Fox-Davies, Bonanza (re-print of 1909 Edition), New York, 1978, P204 It is probably the most common member of the dog family to be found in arms A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:Dog, and Wade suggests that we see in its appearance the suggestion of“courage, vigilance and loyal fidelity”. The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P69