Greyhound
Greyhound
Size
Large
Height
25 to 30 inches at the shoulders
Weight
Males – 65 to 70 pounds, Females – 60 to 65 pounds
Coat
Short
Color
Any
Energy
Medium
Activities
Agility, Conformation, Hunting Tests, Lure Coursing, Obedience, Running, Tracking

The Greyhound is the fastest breed of dog and also one of the most ancient breeds. In England, this sighthound was used to hunt all types of game, including deer, stag, fox, and hare. The Greyhound is a loving companion that enjoys the company of family and other dogs. He does best with daily exercise, and his short coat is easy to maintain.

Did you know?

Famous Greyhound owners include President Rutherford B. Hayes and General George A. Custer.

Training Greyhounds

Whether it's basic obedience, flying disc or running, it's easy to unlock your dog's hidden potential with our free Purina Pro Plan P5 training app, available for IOS and Android.