Whippet

gentle, affectionate, versatile

372,000
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About

Country of origin: Great Britain
Breed group: Sighthounds - Group 10 (FCI); Hound Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: small/medium
Coat: short, smooth
Colour: any colour
Life expectancy: 12-15 years

Characteristics

Gentle, affectionate, adaptable and even-tempered with an elegant appearance but with a strong prey drive.

Up to 56 km/h

Whippets are the fastest dog of their weight, capable of reaching speeds up to 56 km/h (35 mph).
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