Height: 27”- 30”
Weight: 60 lbs - 70 lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 12 years
Average Litter Size: 8 puppies
Greyhounds belong to the hound group and they are used for racing, coursing and show dogs.
Greyhounds are the racehorses of the canine world, incredibly fast and aristocratic, graceful and elegant. Because of their speed, it is a thrill to watch this dog run at full stretch.
This breed is also a good companion. They enjoy the company of children and other dogs.
Greyhounds are calm, sociable, sweet, loving dog and become a dignified family member, expecting hugs and petting all the time.
Greyhounds have smooth and short hair. They are one of the easiest breeds to look after with regard to their coats. An occasional brush over is sufficient.
Greyhounds like to chase almost anything that moves. They must never be allowed off the lead in public places and a high fenced garden is a necessity. Aside from being fast, they are also great jumpers.