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Italian Greyhound

Breed Standards for the Italian Greyhound

General Appearance:

Essentially a slender miniature Greyhound, the Italian Greyhound is exceptionally elegant and graceful.

Head:

Long, narrow head, slight stop, small folded ears

Coat:

Short, fine hair.

Size:

Height is roughly 13 – 15 inches and weight 6 – 10 pounds.

Color:

Black, blue, cream, fawn and red.

Temperament:

It is extremely gentle and sensitive. Reserved, often timid, with strangers