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Group Hounds
AKC Group AKC Hound Dogs
Temperament active, affectionate
Size medium dog breeds
Feeding Small Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Very Little Grooming
Activeness Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Moderately Good Watch Dog
Training Easy to train dogs breeds

Whippet Facts

First used for Racing
Country of origins Great Britain
Year of origin 1800s
Colors Any color, mixtures permitted
Height (min) 17 inches (43 cm)
Height (max) 20 inches (51 cm)
Weight (min) 26 lbs (12 kg)
Weight (max) 29 lbs (13.5 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 12 years
Life expectancy (max) 14 years