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Considering a Whippet?

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A whippet needs company. He wants to be with his people all the time, but if that's not possible, another dog will do. A whippet left alone all day is liable to be very unhappy and may make his misery known by howling, barking, or trying to escape from the house or his crate. Consider adding another whippet to the household if yours seems lonely.

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.... whippets, like people, are individuals. The guidelines given here cover most of the whippets we have known, but for every rule we've known a whippet who didn't fit. Obviously we think this breed is the greatest. We also want to be sure anyone acquiring a whippet knows their special challenges before taking one home.

Please see Reasons Not to Get a Whippet at Kismet Sighthounds for a listing of just about every potential drawback of whippets! We also recommend the American Whippet Club's site, especially the Frequently Asked Questions page. And if you have further questions, contact us!





Last Updated on Saturday, 31 May 2008 19:32