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Whippet

Whippet breeders in South AfricaWhippet

 

The Whippet is a breed of dog in the sighthound family. They are active and playful and are physically similar to a small Greyhound. Whippets are a medium-size dog averaging in weight from 15 to 30 lb (6.8–14 kg), with height (under the FCI standard) of 18.5 - 20 inches (47 - 51 cm) for males and 17.5–18.5 inches (44–47 cm) for females. Whippets tend to be somewhat larger in the United States and Canada with their population in show, coursing and some race whippets required to be within the AKC standard of 18.5 to 22.5 inches (47 to 57 cm) for males, and 17.5 to 21.5 inches (44 to 55 cm) for females. Because colour is considered immaterial in judging Whippets, they come in a wide variety of colours and marking patterns, everything from solid black to solid white, with red, fawn, brindle, blue, or cream. All manner of spots and blazes and patches are seen, sometimes all in the same litter. Whippets regularly compete in dog shows, lure coursing and racing. They are among the fastest of dogs running a course at 36 mph (58 km/h) and can run 200 yards in under 12 seconds. Read more about Whippet Breed here

 

See the list below for local Whippet Breeders in South Africa.

Waterberrycove

Waterberrycove

Breeders of Whippets

Von Nikcli

Von Nikcli

Breeders of Whippets

Tiaka

Tiaka

Breeders of Whippets

Ravilais

Ravilais

Breeders of Whippets

Loch Buie

Loch Buie

Breeders of Whippets

Fleetwood

Fleetwood

Breeders of Whippets

Cottoncove

Cottoncove

Breeders of Whippets

Conaway

Conaway

Breeders of Whippets

Black Magic's

Black Magic's

Breeders of Whippets

Avrondel

Avrondel

Breeders of Whippets

Avignion

Avignion

Breeders of Whippets

Almondale

Almondale

Breeders of Whippets