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GreyhoundAlthough 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!
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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 10th September 2018
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