Other names: Lesser Italian Greyhound, Italian Greyhound
Country of origin: Italy
Size Type: Small Dog Breeds
Group: Indoor Dogs, Decorative Dogs
Life span: 12 – 15 years
Temperament: Gentle, Agile, Athletic, Companionable, Intelligent, Mischievous
Height: 33 – 38 cm
Weight: 3.18 – 6.8 kg
Color: Red deer, Black, Sable, Blue Fawn, Blue, Tan-brown-tan, Fawn, Chocolate, Red, Yellow
Price of puppies: around $2,000 USD
As the name suggests, the Italian greyhound is very similar to its larger brother, although it is itself smaller and slender in proportion. This breed is the embodiment of grace and elegance.
The oblique length of the body is equal to or slightly less than the height at the withers. There is an additional surface of the chest. The chest is narrow, deep, down to the elbows. High sacrum. Topline: Straight profile with the convex lumbar region. The lumbar curve merges harmoniously into the croup line.
Affectionate, agile, athletic, friendly, smart, mischievous.