Breed Standards for the Greyhound
The ultimate running dog, the Greyhound is built for speed. Its long legs and arched back enable it to contract and stretch maximally while executing the double-suspension gallop.
Long, narrow, scarcely perceptible stop, small, folded ears.
The long tail serves as a rudder and brake when running at high speed.
Short and smooth.
Immaterial (includes black, gray, red, fawn, either solid or brindled, either whole colored or spotted.
27 – 30 inches and 60 – 70 pounds.
Quite, calm and extremely well-mannered.