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  Sensitive, sweet and elegant.  Brave and loyal, but can be willful. The Greyhound is very intelligent, and bonds closely with its master. 
Breed: Greyhound
Country of Origin: Egypt
AKC Group: Hound
Function: Racing
Life Span: 10-14 years (some do not live longer than 3 or 4 because after they are not good for racing they are put down. If you are considering getting one try to rescue dogs that might not have a chance).
Appearance: Sleek, lanky
Color: White, brindle, gray, tan
Coat Type: Short, shedding
Grooming: 10 minutes per week
Height: 26-28 inches
Weight: 60-70 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: No
Protection: No
Intelligence: Medium
Trainability: Low
Good With Children: Good
Good With Pets: O.K.
Good With Strangers: Aloof
Character: Sweet, sensitive, easily confused
Home Environment: Walk daily
Best Owner: Quiet, calm
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Housebreaking problems
Physical: skin problems, hemophilia
Recommendations: Females are easier to train.  Greyhounds   can not tolerate cold climates