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The Greyhound is a breed of dog, a sighthound which has been bred for coursing game and greyhound racing. Since the rise in large-scale adoption of retired racing Greyhounds, the breed has seen a resurgence in popularity as a family pet.

Life expectancy: 10 – 14 years

Weight: Male: 60–88 lbs (27–40 kg), Female: 57–75 lbs (26–34 kg)

Temperament: Intelligent, Affectionate, Even Tempered, Athletic, Quiet, Gentle

Height: Male: 28–30 inches (71–76 cm), Female: 27–28 inches (68–71 cm)

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