you're thinking about a dog - perhaps someone has told you about
whippets, or you've seen one and wonder what it would be like to
own one of these beautiful, elegant, energetic dogs.
You've come to the right place!
Here you can learn more about the breed - both the standard, and
the 'unspoken' characteristics that you may not be aware of. You'll
also find out the advantages of living with whippets - and adopting
through Whippet Rescue.
Is a Whippet the Dog for
This page has a generic description of whippets along with other "real
life" characteristics of the breed that can help you determine
if the whippet is the right type of dog for your home and life-style.
Living With Whippets
The advantages - and reality - of sharing your home and life with
Often, the best way to find a whippet is through Whippet Rescue.
Here you'll find answers to typical questions about rescued whippets.
You'll also find an application, and learn how Whippet Rescue works.
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- About Whippets (380k PDF)
Former Whippet Rescue Dogs