Bridle whippet Rexha chilling with her family

Is a Whippet the right breed for you?

To answer this question you need to know some of the breed traits of the Whippet. Whippets are very affectionate and demand a lot of time spent with them.

They are a thin build dog with a short coat and because of this are most suited to indoor living.

Whippets are very versatile and adaptable. They can participate in a number of activities such as lure coursing, drag racing, barn hunt, agility, rally, and dock diving/retrieving.

They can live in a home with a yard or an apartment. If in an apartment, a good brisk 30 minute walk per day is sufficient.

They do not do well off leash. They are easily distracted and have a strong hunter instinct. Before you know it they are off!

Whippets are amazing, loyal, loving companions and make great family pets. Just be sure that you are well informed about their requirements and are prepared to give them the safe and loving forever home they need.