Italian Greyhound

A wonderful companion and family dog, the Italian Greyhound was a favorite of Catherine The Great of Russia.
Italian Greyhound Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed


13-15 Inches


7-14 Lbs.


14 Years

Italian Greyhound Information

A smaller version of the greyhound, the Italian Greyhound was a favorite of Catherine the Great of Russia.

Italian Greyhounds make wonderful companions, especially for a family.

The Italian Greyhound does fairly well around other dogs, but does best in a home with other Italian Greyhounds as this breed does not do well around large and more dominant dogs.

Italian Greyhound Exercise

The Italian Greyhound is very lively and active so he should require vigorous exercise daily.

Italian Greyhound Training

Italian Greyhounds requires a professional trainer experienced with the breed.

Italian Greyhound Grooming

The Italian Greyhound has a coat that is very easy to groom. This breed sheds very little if any hair making grooming very simple.

The Italian Greyhound has a very beautiful coat that consists of short and fine hair.

Breed Identification


Any Color But Brindle Or Black And Tan



Breed Care


Once a week


Up to 1 hour per day


Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, Hip Dysplasia, Patellar Luxation, Portosystemic Shunts

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