Italian Greyhound Breed Overview
The Italian Greyhound is a fine boned dog that looks maybe overly slim. It is similar as Whippet but much smaller in stature and size.
The Italian Greyhounds come in different variety of colours such as:
Solid with white markings
Their coat is short, glossy and smooth which means that they don’t require too much maintenance. They don’t shed much, so they are convenient for indoor living. They are sight hounds, which mean that you can easily train them to chase things.
With their slim legs and body, they are very fast. Italian Greyhounds love to live inside.
They can reach the height up to 30 cm and weigh up to 5 kg.
The life expectancy is up to 15 years.
Suitability for Children – Low
Tendency to Bark – Medium
Energy – High
Suitability as a Guard Dog – Low
Grooming Requirements – Upto Once a Week
Trimming Required – None
Amount of hair shed – Little
Food Cost – upto $5
Average Monthly Pet insurance Premium – $58