Italian Greyhound

playful, agile, gracile

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About

Country of origin: Italy
Breed group: Sighthounds - Group 10 (FCI); Toy Group (AKC, KC)

Facts

Size: small
Coat: short, fine, silky
Colour: various colours
Life expectancy: 14-15 years

Characteristics

Playful and affectionate with an elegant appearance but with lots of energy and the need for training, especially house-training.

From the ancient world

Small greyhounds that resemble today's IGs are found in pictorials in Pompeii and mummified remains have been found in Egypt, dating back over 2000 years.
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