Whippets 2024 Wall Calendar
About the Whippet
Whippet calendars are a delightful choice for
dog enthusiasts who adore this energetic and friendly breed.
These calendars feature a collection of captivating
photographs or charming illustrations of the Whippets,
showcasing their unique characteristics and playful nature.
The Whippet is a graceful and athletic breed known for
its sleek appearance and lightning-fast speed. Often
referred to as the "poor man's racehorse," Whippets are a
smaller version of the Greyhound and were originally bred
for racing and coursing small game.
Whippets have a
slender and muscular build, combining elegance with power.
They typically weigh between 25 to 40 pounds (11 to 18
kilograms) and stand around 18 to 22 inches (46 to 56
centimeters) tall at the shoulder. Their short, smooth coat
comes in a variety of colors and patterns, including solid,
brindle, or parti-color.
Known for their friendly and
gentle nature, Whippets make excellent companions and are
well-suited for both individuals and families. They are
generally good with children and get along well with other
dogs. Despite their racing background, Whippets are
generally laid-back and enjoy a balance of exercise and
While Whippets are known for their
incredible speed, reaching speeds of up to 35 miles per hour
(56 kilometers per hour), they are also content with regular
daily exercise, such as a brisk walk or a short sprint in a
securely fenced area. However, they do appreciate
opportunities for occasional bursts of high-speed running in
a safe and controlled environment.
intelligent and eager to please, which makes them relatively
easy to train. They respond well to positive reinforcement
methods and enjoy mental stimulation through activities like
obedience training, lure coursing, and agility.
to their thin coat, Whippets are sensitive to cold
weather and may require a sweater or coat during chilly
seasons. They are generally healthy dogs with few
breed-specific health concerns, but it's important to
provide them with regular veterinary care, a balanced diet,
and proper exercise to maintain their overall well-being.
In summary, the Whippet is an elegant and gentle breed
known for its speed, athleticism, and affectionate nature.
Whether as a racing competitor or a loving family companion,
the Whippet brings grace, loyalty, and joy to the lives of
those who appreciate their unique qualities.
While Whippets possess bursts of
energy and enjoy regular exercise, they are also notorious
for being couch potatoes. After a short sprint or play
session, they are content to lounge around and relax for the
rest of the day. They have a naturally calm and easygoing
demeanor, which makes them suitable for apartment living or
households with a more laid-back lifestyle. However, they
still require regular exercise to maintain their overall
health and prevent obesity.
The Whippet is a dog breed of medium-size.
They are a sight hound breed that originated in
they descended from
Whippets today still strongly resemble a smaller greyhound.
Originally a cross between
Greyhounds and terriers, the slender and handsome Whippet can
run up to an incredible 35 miles per hour. These calm, intelligent
sight hounds were bred to pursue small game. Playful, devoted, and
good with children, Whippets make wonderful companions, especially
to those who can keep up with their athleticism. Those who
appreciate these fine dogs will enjoy these Whippets calendars.