|Lifespan: 12-15 years
||Litter Size: 4-8 pups
||Weight: 45-55 lbs
||Hair Length: Short
The Whippet is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 45 lbs that can reach 55 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC. Some critical information for potential owners. The Whippet breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Short hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Whippet should know that the average litter size is between 4 to 8 puppies.
Whippet Breed Characteristics
||Easy to Train
Intelligent and laid back, Whippets are calm indoors and considerably sweet and docile. Whippets are independent and can never be fully trained. They require gentle training as they are sensitive both mentally and physically. A Whippet will thrive when training involve games with running. Whippets have been known to chase down and kill cats, but will be okay with a cat that they have grown up with in the house.
upset stomachs and skin problems
Whippet Dog Colors
Solid black, solid white, red, fawn, brindle, blue, cream, and more, with a wide variety of spots, blazes and patches. Any color and pattern are acceptable
CKC, AKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC
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