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Greyhound Facts

Name:
The name of the domestic breed
Greyhound
Origin:
The area where the animal first came from
Great Britain
Size:
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is
76cm (30in)
Weight:
The measurement of how heavy the animal is
32kg (70lbs)
Life Span:
How long the animal lives for
11 years
Group:
The domestic group such as cat or dog
South

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Greyhound

Although Greyhounds are extremely fast and athletic, and despite their reputation as racing dogs, they are not high-energy dogs. They are sprinters, and although they love running, they do not require extensive exercise.

Most are quiet, gentle animals. An adult Greyhound will stay healthy and happy with a daily walk of as little as 20 to 30 minutes.

The greyhound has been referred to as a 45mph couch potato!

Greyhound Comments

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"I love greyhounds I have one of my own he is retired and very lazy although when he runs around the yard it is amazing to watchð"
CJ
"greyhounds are cool"
ehanya
"how cute is that grey hound p.s i would like more information about other dogs"
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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 12th December 2016 [View Sources]

Sources:
1. David Burnie, Dorling Kindersley (2008) Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
2. David Burnie, Kingfisher (2011) The Kingfisher Animal Encyclopedia [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2011]
3. Dorling Kindersley (2006) Dorling Kindersley Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]
4. Richard Mackay, University of California Press (2009) The Atlas Of Endangered Species [Accessed at: 01 Jan 2009]
5. Tom Jackson, Lorenz Books (2007) The World Encyclopedia Of Animals [Accessed at: 10 Nov 2008]

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