Whippet

Info
Type: Purebred
Grooming: Low Maintenance
Height: 12-22 inches at the shoulder
Weight: 25-40 lbs
Lifespan: 12-15 years
One Word: Good
Grooming:
Low Maintenance/5
Barking
/5
Energy
/5
 

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About Whippets

The Whippet is a natural hunter and has the speed to chase down rabbits and other small prey. These days they use this ability to complete in various competitions such as lure coursing, rally, flyball, and agility competitions. This breed has a very friendly personality and makes an ideal family companion. Due to their size they also make wonderful apartment dogs. The Whippet is not a great watchdog as they rarely ever bark. They are highly affectionate, undemanding, and love to cuddle up after a long day. They just love the company of their owner and family above anything else.
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Origin of the Whippet

The origin of the Whippet starts in Victorian England where coalminers bred a smaller version of the Greyhound for dog racing and rabbit hunting. In these days they were affectionately nicknamed the “Poor Man’s Racehorse”.

Is a Whippet right for me?

If your breed of choice is the whippet. You will enjoy the company of this dignified and amiable gentle soul. His lightning quickness and streamlined grace will leave you in awe. He will gladly join you for runs, jogs, or bike rides, and will need no excuse to go out and stretch his legs.

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