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Other Names
Snap Dog

Great Britian, 1800s. This breed was most likely created by crossing small greyhounds, italian greyhounds and terriers.

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Companion, Coursing, Racing

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 13-14 years of age

Weight & Height
28 to 30 pounds & 17 to 22 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Skin Problems, Eye Problems

Physical Description
Small to medium-size dog that is elegant and muscular. the head is long and narrow and the muzzle is long and powerful. The eyes are dark and large , the nose is black and the ears are rose shaped. The neck is long and the tail is long and tapers.

Quiet, friendly and quite intelligent. This breed does not usually bark or howl. They make a great family pet or watchdog. They may however chase and kill cats or other small animals if not raised with them.

Living Conditions
This breed will do ok in an apartment or home, they do not tolerate colder weather very well and need be kept warm by putting a sweater on them

Not much coat care required other then to bath occasionally

Walk at least 2 times a day or give plenty of space to run in a fenced in area

Coat Texture
Short, Smooth Coat

Coat Colors
Any variety

4-8 pups per litter. Pups will mature quickly.

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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