Ancient Breed — Noble Character

All very true! *sofa-loving greyhound 🙂

Commonplace Fun Facts

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The greyhound is among the oldest breeds of dogs, yet it remains one of the most misunderstood. Consider the following facts about this ancient and noble breed:

  • The greyhound is the second-fastest land animal. Second only to the cheetah, they can reach speeds of 45 mph in about three strides.
  • They are nicknamed “45 mph Couch Potatoes.” Despite their speed, they are not full of boundless energy. When not going full speed, they are almost catlike in the art of relaxation.
  • Greyhounds don’t sit very well. They are physically capable of sitting, but their musculature makes the position uncomfortable and unnatural for them. You can train your Greyhound to sit for a treat, but he won’t like it. You’ll rarely see a Greyhound sit down on its own volition.
  • The Greyhound is one of the most ancient breeds. Unlike many other old breeds, their roots can be traced to different…

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