About the Spanish Greyhound

The Spanish Greyhound, or Galgos, are believed to be among the ancestors of the Greyhound. They can also be found in a rough-coated variety, with harder hair that can vary in length and tends to form a beard and moustache, as well as eyebrows and a tuft on the top of the head.

These are serious, aloof dogs that expend much energy and show great vivacity on the hunt. Despite this, in the home they are gentle, quiet dogs who get on well with children and other pets.

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

Breed specifics

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Spain
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FCI Group 10
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Large
Avg life expectancy
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  • Patient with children and other animals
  • Needs moderate exercise
  • Requires moderate grooming