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Whippet

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

Head:

Long lean skull with scarcely perceptible stop; Small folded ears

Tail:

Long tail carried low

Color:

Immaterial

Size:

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

Gait:

Low and free-moving

Temperament:

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