Are you in a position to rehome a Whippet? Maybe you can foster one for a while or even support fundraising and donation drives. Whippets in need Australia would love some extra hands because they already have many paws.
Whippets in need Australia could certainly do with some help and support. So don’t delay get in touch with them today to see how you may be able to assist. Due to a lack in resources, please email them and be patient. Email [email protected] if you are in a position to help. Must have secure fencing and be breed experienced. Thank you.
The Whippet is a dog breed of medium-size. They are a sighthound breed that originated in England, where they descended from greyhounds. Whippets today still strongly resemble a smaller greyhound.
The Whippet is sweet-natured and docile, yet playful and athletic. Whippets love running games and require short bursts of vigorous exercise each day.
Shown in the Hound group, Whippets have relatively few health problems other than arrhythmia.Whippets are the fastest domesticated animals of their weight. They can get up to breakneck speeds of 35 mph, thanks in part to their unique running style. Similar to the greyhound, the dogs use a double suspension gallop.
Mass: 6.8 – 14 kg (Adult)
Life span: 12 – 15 years
Speed: 56 km/h (Maximum, Adult, Running)
Temperament: Affectionate, Lively, Intelligent, Quiet, Friendly, Gentle
Height: Female: 45–53 cm, Male: 48–56 cm
Colors: Brindle, Black, Fawn, White, Blue, Red
The Whippet is often called the perfect all-purpose dog and is a keen competitor in agility, flyball, and lure coursing. Although they’re known for their independent temperament, which can make obedience training challenging, plenty of Whippets compete successfully in obedience trials.