If you couldn’t afford a Greyhound a century ago, then you would probably buy one of the fastest breeds on the planet — a Whippet. In England, people would call this medium size hound, “The Poor Man’s Greyhound.”
And then the breed’s popularity began to explode. Annually, in England, the breed ranks within the top 20 most popular. For good reason, they are quick, smart, and entertaining.
When they aren’t racing, they are lounging around calmly with their people.
So what makes this elegant and fast breed such a great addition for a family?
Here is what you need to know about the Whippet.