Greyhound dog breed

Greyhound breed description

Greyhound are dogs used for hunting. They are sighthounds. Albeit today sighthounds are used for much else too, and are very popular as companion dogs.

This dog breed are characterized by high intelligence compared to many other breeds. Mental exercise should therefore be included in the daily activities.

This type of dog is a hypoallergenic dog breed. Despite the fact that the breed is referred to as allergy friendly, it is still possible that it will provoke allergic reactions (though perhaps less so than in other breeds). Greyhounds sheds, but less than many other breeds. Easy grooming is one of several advantages of this breed.

This type of dog are often focused in what it is doing, and easy to deal with. Although there are breeds that are characterized as even more energetic, this is still a breed that requires his daily walks. This type of dog demands some physical exercise, although there are other breeds that require more ventilation of their owners.

Some dogs can be a bit reserved and skeptical unfamiliar people, but there exists considerable variation within the breed. They are usually easygoing with other dogs. This type of dog is considered as one of the more kid-friendly dog breeds, but do not forget: However, you should never leave small children alone with dogs. Many dogs are good with children, but differences within the breed is also quite large. Although wolves, dogs' close relative, in contrast to this dog breed , there are still similarities.

Some would argue that barks less than other breeds, albeit some owners may find this to be a bogus claim. Greyhounds can withstand high temperatures and hot climate, but it is also very to cold weather. Like fun and games? It also makes these dogs! The greyhound are know for their wanderlust and should be kept in a leash.

Greyhound anatomy: A greyhound is a medium-sized type of dog, short coat, with a slim body , small folded ears, fairly long legs, hanging tail, long muzzle, and a dog that will make heads turn.

Diseases: The diseases for greyhounds is not specific to the breed and depends on more than the race itself. Well-known health problems are bloat, common canine disorders and other dog ailments and illnesses.

More about greyhound: The greyhound is originally from England. Life span will vary, but anything from 10 to 12 years is within the norm. This type of dog is a relatively popular and there is still someone who advertises puppies for sale. Greyhounds were initially bred for hunt small game, deer, foxes and hare. Other names for the this type of dog english greyhound.

Classification: American Kennel Club places this type of dog in the group «hounds». United Kennel Club files this type of dog in the category «sighthound & pariah». Greyhound is even included in International Federation of Kennel Clubs and their directory as #158 in section «short-haired sighthounds» (10.3) in the group «sighthounds» (registered 1987-06-24). Also recognized by the Canadian Kennel as «hounds».

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