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The Greyhound is a large, intelligent breed known for its sleek, athletic build and gentle nature. They require regular exercise, including opportunities to run off-leash. Greyhounds are adaptable to various living situations and can be good with children and other pets when properly supervised. Their short coats and minimal shedding make grooming easy, but they need protection in cold climates.

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Greyhounds are large dogs, weighing 60-70 lbs, with a height of 27-30 inches.

energy level

Greyhounds have a medium energy level, with bursts of energy followed by periods of relaxation.

exercise needs

Greyhounds need regular exercise, including daily walks and opportunities to run off-leash in a securely fenced area.


Greyhounds are intelligent and trainable, but they can be independent thinkers. Consistent, positive reinforcement is key.


Greyhounds are highly intelligent dogs and can excel in various dog sports and activities, especially those involving speed.


Greyhounds can adapt well to different living situations, including apartments and larger homes, as long as their exercise needs are met.

with kids

Greyhounds can be good with children, but their slender build makes them more susceptible to injury. Supervision and proper handling are important.

with other pets

Greyhounds can get along well with other pets, especially when raised together. However, their prey drive may require caution around smaller animals.

in cold climates

Greyhounds can tolerate colder temperatures, but their short coats and lean bodies require proper protection during extreme cold.

in hot climates

Greyhounds can tolerate hot climates but need to be monitored for signs of overheating during exercise.


Greyhounds have a short coat and shed minimally, making grooming relatively easy.


Greyhounds require minimal grooming, including occasional brushing and bathing to keep their coats clean and healthy.

bark tendency

Greyhounds bark occasionally, usually only when necessary or provoked.

health issues

Greyhounds are generally healthy, but regular veterinary checkups and preventative care are still necessary.