Whippet and Whippet pictures
The Whippet is a medium sized dog, They come in wide variety of
colors and combinations of colors including, brindle, black, fawn,
blue, brindle and white, red and white, fawn and white and black
and white. Female Whippets tend to be more independent than the
males, who are usually more loving and willing to please. Whippets
are very loyal and become very attached to their owners, but most
are extremely friendly with strangers.
They are medium sized sight hounds giving the appearance of elegance
and fitness, denoting great speed, power and balance without coarseness.
They are one of the fastest breed in the world having been timed
at 36.5 mph for a 150 yard course, which is at least 10 mph faster
than the fastest human can run. Whippets have frail bodies, but
they are intense when racing. They have small rose ears, a black
nose and thin snout. Their bodies are thin and lean but muscular.
Their tapering tail remains undocked. Whippets are gentle, affectionate
and adaptable, splendid watch dogs.
Weight Height Range - Dogs ideally measure between 47 - 51cms at
the withers and bitches measure between 44 - 47cms. Both dogs and
bitches weigh between 12.5 - 13.5kgs.