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14 Greyhound History & Interesting Facts

 

#1 The history of Italian Greyhound goes back to Ancient Egypt.

#2 From Egypt, small Greyhounds came to Ancient Greece.

#3 Images of Greyhounds are found on figures that were made by Greek and Roman craftsmen in the VI century BC.

#4 This breed is accompanied by many legends.

#5 Italian Greyhound was the favorite of kings and nobles.

#6 Queen Cleopatra had several hundred Italian Greyhounds.