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)