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Breed Standards for the Whippet



General Appearance:

The Whippet is among the sleekest of dogs, with a curvaceous, streamlined silhouette, long legs, and a lean physique




Long lean skull with scarcely perceptible stop; Small folded ears




Long tail carried low








Weight: 20-40 lb; Height:  male: 19-22”; female:  18-21”




Low and free-moving




Perhaps the most demonstrative and obedient of the true sighthounds, the Whippet makes an ideal pet for people who what a quiet housedog and absolutely devoted companion

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