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Whippet is a racing dog and known for dog sports like lure coursing, agility, and flyball. This dog breed comes from Hound groups of dogs. Since early years Whippet is considered as poacher’s best friend. Their friendly nature makes them different just like their unique style. They are very well known for their stylish look.
Breed Name: Whippet
Nicknames: English Whippet, Snap dog
Ancient Use: Whippets began to be bred to race in the mid-nineteenth century
Type: Medium-sized dog
Appearance: They have dense coat in a variety of colors and markings covering a streamlined body. Whippet is a cross breed developed by crossing Greyhounds with smaller terriers and, later, Italian Greyhounds.
Temperament: This chasing dog is amiable, friendly, quiet, and gentle at home.
Height: Males: 18.5–20 inches and Females: 17.5–18.5 inches
Weight: 15–42 pounds
Average Life: 12-14 Years
Barking Status: Not prone to barking
Family Dog: Yes
Preferable Temperature: Warm
Active Breed: Yes and needs 20- to 30-minute walks daily
Member of: Hound group
Socialization Status: Whippets get socialized easily. They are polite and undemanding dog who are wonderful with strangers and other dogs.
Health Status: Generally healthy buy may affect with Anesthesia Sensitivity, Deafness, Eye Diseases and von Willebrand’s Disease
What to Feed: Recommended daily amount: 1 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into 2 feedings.
How to Care: