Greyhound Puppies and Dogs

A complete guide to Greyhound Puppies and Dogs including photos and articles about grooming, training, care tips, exercise needs, male and female Greyhound dog names, illness and health problems with a definition and description of Greyhound Puppies and Dogs.

Fast Facts & Guide to Greyhound Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Greyhound Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Greyhound.

Greyhound Guide and Fact File

Height: Male 28-30 inches / Female 27-28 inches

Weight: Male 29-36 kg / Female 27-31 kg

Size of Dog: The Greyhound is a large breed of dog

Breed Type and Dog Group: The Greyhound is a hare hunter belonging to the Hound Group

Country of Origin of the Breed: Country unknown, believed to be connected to Ancient Egypt

Exercise Needs: This breed requires moderate daily exercise and activity

Coat Type: The Greyhound has a short, smooth coat

Shedding hairs: The Greyhound is an average shedder

Grooming needs: The grooming requirements for this breed are minimal

Training a Greyhound (Trainability): The Greyhound is fairly easy to train


Other Names of Greyhound: English Greyhound

Greyhound Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 10 - 14 years

Number of puppies per litter: Litter size for the Greyhound can be anything from 1 to 12 pups

Temperament / Behaviour: Docile and Active!, Loving, Sweet, Dedicated and Charming

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Greyhound puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Greyhound dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Greyhound Puppies and Dogs

Greyhound puppies and dogs have sweet and faithful personalities and temperaments. This breed of puppy and dog is widely used for Greyhound racing competitions, but also makes a great family pet as it is friendly and really does enjoy the company of its owners and family. This dog also likes the company of other dogs but tends to chase smaller animals, therefore, supervision is recommended. The Greyhound tends to be a little docile despite its high fitness level, and it often likes to laze around the home. This breed require regular, daily exercise but nothing necessarily too excessive. This is a courageous and bold breed, and it's actually the fastest breed of dog in the world. The Greyhound has a short, smooth coat that requires minimal grooming - once per week or fortnight should be enough to maintain the health and appearance of your puppy or dog's coat.

Choosing Greyhound Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Greyhound puppies grow into large sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Greyhound puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder who will provide information about the health history and background of any puppy that you might be interested in buying. The Greyhound is generally healthy, however, there are some health issues related to the breed - please click on the Health Issues link above for further health information. Retired Greyhound racing dogs can make fantastic pets and this is worth considering if you are looking for at adopting an older dog. This breed of dog has a nice, kind temperament and a cheerful, undemanding temperament. The Greyhound is an independent thinker which can make obedience training a little slow, however, with patience and kindness they soon learn and adapt.

Greyhound Puppies and Dogs

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