The dog breed Greyhound is classified as sighthounds, and has been used as a hunter. Sighthounds may also be known as gazehounds.

This dog breed have intermediate IQ in contrast to other dog breeds.

The dog breed is a hypoallergenic pedegree dog. For allergy sufferers, a hypoallergenic pet might enable them to have a pet in their home. They are not completely non-allergenic, but they will make life easier for people with allergies. Greyhound cause less concerns with shedding in contrast to other breeds. The Greyhound's demands wonderfully little brushing.

The dog breed is not more emotionable than resembling dog breeds. These dogs have intermediate energy in contrast to resembling dog breeds. The dog breed have a intermediate need for exercise.

The Greyhound's may be a bit reserved, aloof and wary of unknown persons. They are commonly friendly with other dogs. They are children friendly and good with kids. The Greyhound have a tendency to act like a predator. They will show exaggerated predatory tendencies from time to time.

This dog breed do not bark exaggeratedly. The Greyhound can handle wonderfully hot tempetatures. However, they do need to drink water just as any other dog. This dog breed is known to be wonderfully playful. These dogs should be kept on a leash as they tend to wander if kept loose.

Breeding country: the dogs was produced in England.

Classification of Greyhound: Greyhound is approved in the F.C.I. catalogue. The dog breed is acknowledged in the section «Short-haired Sighthounds» (10.3) in the classification «Sighthounds». F.C.I. I.D. for greyhound is 158 and was added to the catalogue 1987-06-24. American Kennel Club groups the dog breed as «Hounds». United Kennel Club involves the dog breed as «Sighthound & Pariah Dogs» in their catalogue. Canadian Kennel Club groups the dog breed as «Hounds».

Greyhound Health issues: Regrettably, some Greyhound's may attain dangerous health concerns. This dog breed tend to bloat (also known as stomach torsion and twisted stomach). The scientific term for the disease is Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus. The stomach can easily rotate on itself when filled with air.

The Greyhound's display: This is a medium sized pedegree dog. Male dogs will get 27 to 30 inches tall. Female dogs can grow to 27 to 28 inches tall. Male dogs can weigh 65 to 70 pounds. Female dogs get 60 to 65 pounds. The greyhound has minuscule folded ears. The legs is commonly wonderfully long. The of intermediate length tail is hanging low. The dog breed dogs have a long muzzle. The coat is short.

Colors of this pedegree dog is consistently all colors.

Additional details about the greyhound: Anticipated age for a greyhound is 10 to 12 years. The dog breed is rather prominent and consistently no problem to discover for sale in the market. The greyhound were originally bred for hunt small game, deer, foxes and hare. This has additional names as well: English Greyhound.

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