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15 Fascinating Facts About Greyhounds

Here are some fun and interesting facts about Greyhounds😆.

#1 HIGHEST JUMP

The Guinness World Record for the Highest Jump by a Dog, is held by a Greyhound named- Cinderella May- who cleared 68 inches.

#2 FASTEST GREYHOUND ON RECORD

The fastest recorded speed of a Greyhound dog belongs to Fanta, whose top speed was recorded at 50.5 miles per hour.

#3 AMAZING EYES

Greyhounds have amazing eyesight. They can see their prey from ½ mile away.

#4 LONG, LITHE NECK

You’ll notice that this breed has a long, elegant neck.

Not surprisingly, that means they need a different type of collar than you might be used to.

One of the most popular is called the Martingale collar.

#5 BIBLICAL DOGS

The Greyhound is the only dog that is mentioned, by name, in the Bible.

#6 PRESIDENTIAL GREYHOUNDS

George Washington, the 1st President of the United States, owned a Greyhound name, Cornwallis. 

Rutherford B. Hayes, the 19th President of the United States, owned a Greyhound named Grim.

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