Whippet

The Whippet is a lively and sensitive breed. Amiable, docile, yet high energy, the Whippet makes a wonderful child's companion.
Whippet

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

18-22 Inches

WEIGHT

20-40 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

12–14 Years

Whippet Information

A lively breed, the Whippet is rather sensitive. Amiable, docile, yet high energy, the Whippet makes a wonderful child’s companion — providing the child knows how to handle a dog.

The Whippet has a short, tight, and smooth coat. The coat does not adapt well to colder climates so this breed needs a considerable amount of protection from cold weather.

Whippets do well in working and obedience.

Even though the Whippet loves to run and does exceptionally well in a sprinting sport, a small yard will do for this small yet active dog.

Breed Identification

COLORS

Beige, Blue, Roan, Black, Black And White, Or White With Streaked Or Yellow Patches

HAIR LENGTH

Short

Breed Care

GROOMING

Once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

Once a week

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Arrhythmia

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