Is A Whippet Faster Than A Greyhound?

Should I get a greyhound or whippet?

Health Factors – Greyhound vs Whippet

The Whippet is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly. Greyhounds have a lower energy level than other dogs. Whippets are high energy dogs. Greyhounds exercise need is minimal.

What dog is faster than a greyhound?


How fast can a whippet run?

56 km/h

Maximum, Adult, Running

Who is the fastest greyhound?

The World’s Fastest Greyhounds

Some would say the fastest greyhound in the world is Shakey Jakey. The dog took a 22-length lead over competitors in a 2014 race at Wentworth Park in Sydney, Australia before immediately retiring. However, the world record holder was named Ballyregan Bob.

Are Whippets smaller than greyhounds?

Whippets are the ‘mini-me’ version of the Greyhound – they’re very similar to Greyhounds but smaller in size. Both have long narrow heads that are wider between the ears.

Are Whippets cuddly?

Whippets are playful but gentle dogs. In addition to being one of the most affectionate breeds, whippets are also funny, clever, and playful.