14 Quick Facts About Whippets

#11 Whippets are known for their well-mannered temperament

While Whippets are great apartment dogs, they do extremely well in a fenced-in backyard.

#12 Whippets are a very intelligent

They come with a bloodline of intelligence and obedience.

#13 Whippets get commonly confused as a Greyhound, Italian Greyhound, and Great Dane because of their build and short hair

Part of the same group as the Greyhound, Whippets are a breed of their own. Well-mannered and quick, they are the fastest breed of their size.


Whippets are the fastest domesticated animals of their weight. They can get up to breakneck speeds of 35 mph.