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Italian Greyhound

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Italian Greyhound puppy
Italian Greyhound puppy names
Boy dog names Girl dog names
01. Jake Honey
02. Acrobat Madison
03. Banjo Princess
04. Faith Bella
05. Scooby Roxy
06. Barney Zoe
07. Aang Maddie
08. Hylynn Babe
09. Alfonzo Fuzzy
10. Tyson Xuxa
Italian Greyhound Information
Name Italian Greyhound
Other names Italian Greyhound: French: Petit Levrier Italiane, Italian: ,Piccolo Levriero Italiano; German: Italienisches Windspiel; Spanish: Galgo italiano
Origin Italy
Size Type Small dog breeds
Breed Group Toy dog breeds (AKC)
Life span 12 - 15 years
Temperament Affectionate, Agile, Athletic, Companionable, Intelligent, Mischievous
Height 13 - 15 inches
Weight 7 - 15 pounds
Colors Red Fawn, Black, Sable, Blue Fawn, Blue, Tan, Fawn, Chocolate, Red, Yellow, Slate Grey, Grey
Puppy Price Average $500 - $700 USD
Italian Greyhound Characteristics
Good with Kids
Cat Friendly
Dog Friendly
Trainability
Shedding
Watchdog
Intelligence
Grooming
Popularity No.66(2012) No.65(2011)
Adaptability
Hypoallergenic Yes
Overview
As its name suggests, the Italian Greyhound is very similar to the Greyhound much larger, although they are much smaller and more slender in all proportions. The Italian Greyhound is a breed of supreme elegance and grace.
Body type
The body length is short half together with the extra length being in the rib cage. The chest is narrow, deep and let down your elbows as close as possible. The cross is high. The top line shows a slight increase, with the highest point at the start of the back, falling on the rump sloping harmoniously, creating a definite aesthetic up on the flanks.
Coat
Coat is fine and soft, short hair, the touch, smooth and soft as satin.
Color
Red Fawn, Black, Sable, Blue Fawn, Blue, Tan, Fawn, Chocolate, Red, Yellow, Slate Grey, Grey
Temperament
Affectionate, Agile, Athletic, Companionable, Intelligent, Mischievous
Gait
Pace, uninhibited, forelegs and hind legs moving in a straight line.
More info
Italian Greyhound wiki , Italian Greyhound UKC , Italian Greyhound AKC