Whippet Facts - Did you know?
Did you know the following Whippet facts?
- The Whippet was bred as a hunting and racing dog and can reach speeds of 35 m.p.h
- When compared to other domestic animals of its weight, this breed is the fastest!
- This dog is also named the Snapdog & it is miniature version of the English Greyhound
- In 1888, the American Kennel Club formally recognized this breed of puppy and dog
- The grooming requirements for this breed are low as the coat is short and fine
- The average litter size for the Whippet is around 6-8 puppies per litter
- This is a medium sized, extremely athletic dog that requires a lot of exercise and activity
- This is a kind-hearted and dignified dog that makes an excellent family pet
- The Whippet is trainable. It is a versatile breed that adapts well to family life