Greyhound

noble, fast, polite

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About

Country of origin: Great Britain
Breed group: Sighthounds - Group 10 (FCI); Hound Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: large/very large
Coat: fine, close
Colour: various colours
Life expectancy: 10-13 years

Characteristics

Graceful, noble, powerful and incredibly fast with impressive stamina but even-tempered and with a big love for his cushy sofa.

Fastest dog on earth

Greyhounds are known as "40mph (64 km/h) couch potatoes" because their ability to fly is matched only by their ability to snooze!
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