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14 Quick Facts About Whippets

#6 Sometimes they are called “snap dogs”

Whippets would enter arenas with rabbits and “snap” them up.

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#7 Whippets love to run and are incredible sprinters

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On the other hand, after brief periods of activity, they're ready to kick back. If you get a whippet, be prepared to share some space on the couch. 

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#8 Whippets have very little body fat

So they need an extra layer or two when winter rolls around. Luckily, they look pretty cute in sweaters and coats.

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#9 THEY’RE EXTREMELY POPULAR

According to the American Kennel Club, it’s the 55th most owned dog in the country. 

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#10 Whippets are incredibly quiet, friendly dogs

Most love strangers, and some Wippets don't ever bark. 

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