About the Italian Greyhound

Italian Greyhounds are full of grace and distinction, qualities that have been winning more and more people over this past decade or so.

Although almost exclusively a companion dog, Italian Greyhounds are true greyhounds, which can be easily seen when they get moving. Their gait is springy and harmonious, galloping swiftly.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

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Italy
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FCI Group 10, AKC Toy Group
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Small
Avg life expectancy
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Lively / Loving / Calm / Athletic

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  • Garden not essential
  • Requires minimal grooming
  • Needs a lot of training