Greyhound
Gaze Hound

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Names
Greyhound
Gaze Hound
English Greyhound

Origin
Egypt/Great Britian, Ancient Times.
A 4,900 yr old carving on an egyptian tomb shows the antiquity of this breed.

Use
Companion, Racing, Coursing

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 10-12 years of age

Weight & Height
60 to 70 pounds & 27-30 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Bloat, Anesthesia sensitivity.

Physical Description
Large, muscular and sleek. Powerful and built for speed. It has a long, lean head and neck, deep chest, and powerful hindquarters. The ears are small and folded and the eyes are dark. The tail is long and tapers to and upward curve.

Temperament
Especially gentle with children and other dogs. This breed is gentle and well mannered. It makes a great family dog

Training
***

Living Conditions
Will do ok in apartment if exercised properly

Grooming
Nails need to be kept short & ears need to be kept clean, only minimal brushing needed

Exercise
This breed can become overweight and lazy. It needs a strict diet and exercise on a lead as much as possible daily

Coat Texture
Short, Smooth Coat.

Coat Colors
Any

Puppies
10-15 puppies are usually born per litter

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club

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Breeders

Greyhound

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