Whippet

A.K.A. : English Whippe, t Snap dog
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Overview: The Whippet is a very fast dog, reaching 35 miles per hour at full speed. Despite this, they are fully capable of being quiet and well-mannered indoor pets.
Breed Group: Hound
Weight (lbs): 20-40
Height (in): male: 19-22, female: 18-21
Colors: Immaterial.
Coat: Short, close, smooth and firm in texture.
Character: Whippets are affectionate, peaceful, and intelligent dogs that are great with children.
Temperament: This breed is good with children, but they do not like strangers. They cannot suppress the urge to chase anything that moves quickly, so they are should be monitored around the family cat.
Care: The Whippet requires occasional brushing to remove dead hairs. The teeth should be checked often to prevent tartar buildup and the claws must be kept trimmed.
Training: This breed requires variety of activity during training. With the right approach, this dog will respond fairly well, though he may never be perfectly obedient.
Activity: The Whippet is a small Greyhound, so he's built to race and hunt. A lot of exercise is required.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Health Issue: This breed is prone to stomach upset and skin problems. Sensitive to anesthesia.
Life Expectancy: 12-15
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