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Expert Advice: Dog Sports Water-Loving Greyhound Makes a Splash in Dock Diving
Greyhounds aren't known for being water-lovers but dock diving enthusiast Shuggs is an exception. He is the only dog of his breed to title in Diving Dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/shuggs-greyhound-dock-diving/ | April 4, 2023
Italian Greyhound vs. Whippet
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Italian Greyhound vs. Whippet: How to Tell the Difference
No doubt you've seen a Whippet or Italian Greyhound. These absolutely adorable dogs look like Greyhounds that have been blasted with a shrink ray. Thanks to their size, it's easy to see that they are not actually Greyhounds, but the trickier question is, how do you tell these two breeds apart? The larger Whippet is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/whippet-vs-italian-greyhound/ | April 19, 2020
Legislative Alerts WV Info Alert: Senate to Consider Bill to Eliminate Greyhound Breeding Development Fund
SB 285 recently passed the Senate Finance Committee and is pending consideration by the full Senate. The measure seeks to eliminate the West Virginia Greyhound Breeding Development Fund (GBDF) and redirect all money from the Fund to the State Excess Lottery Revenue Fund.  Additionally, it would eliminate the requirement that video lottery and racetrack table […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/wv-info-alert-senate-consider-bill-eliminate-greyhound-breeding-development-fund/ | February 14, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Kimberly and Colin Fritzer of Windrock Greyhounds
Kimberly and Colin Fritzer are AKC Breeders of Merit and the owners of Windrock Greyhounds in Grand Junction, Colorado. They are originally from Wyoming and plan to return to their home state next year. The Fritzers have been breeding Greyhounds since the early 1990s, having bred Afghan Hounds before that. Kimberly, who describes herself as “just an old farm kid,” is also a livestock judge with a very critical eye when it comes to animals. She has raised more than 350 champions and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-kimberly-fritzer-windrock-greyhounds/ | October 7, 2019
Legislative Alerts Florida Amendment 13 to Ban Greyhound Racing in Connection with Wagering Passes, No Impact on AKC Events Expected
Yesterday, Florida voters approved a new state constitutional amendment that will phase out commercial dog racing in the state in connection with wagering by 2020. Passage of this amendment means that Florida will join 40 other U.S. states that ban this practice.  The amendment passed with 69% of voters supporting the amendment.  The amendment provides that after December […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-amendment-13-ban-greyhound-racing-connection-wagering-passes-no-impact-akc-events-expected/ | November 7, 2018
Clubs & Delegates Florida Amendment 13 to Ban Greyhound Racing in Connection with Wagering Passes, No Impact on AKC Events Expected
Yesterday, Florida voters approved a new state constitutional amendment that will phase out commercial dog racing in the state in connection with wagering by 2020. Passage of this amendment means that Florida will join 40 other U.S. states that ban this practice.  The amendment passed with 69% of voters supporting the amendment.  The amendment provides that after December […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/government-relations-blogs/florida-amendment-13-ban-greyhound-racing-connection-wagering-passes-no-impact-akc-events-expected/ | November 7, 2018
Legislative Alerts Florida Court Ruling: Amendment to Ban Greyhound Racing Will Be on State Ballot in November
The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that proposed Amendment 13 to the Florida Constitution can appear on the ballot on November 6, 2018. This amendment seeks to ban Greyhound racing in the state effective December 31, 2020. Please scroll down to view the text of the proposed amendment. The American Kennel Club’s canine legislation position […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-court-ruling-amendment-ban-greyhound-racing-will-state-ballot-november/ | September 18, 2018
Two Italian Greyhounds, one standing and one laying down.
Dog Breeds Italian Greyhound
A true Greyhound in miniature, the elegant Italian Greyhound is an alert, playful, and highly affectionate toy companion. IGs make decorative couch dogs, but at heart they are flash-and-dash coursing hounds with an instinct for pursuit.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/italian-greyhound/ | November 6, 2017
Greyhound running in a field.
Dog Breeds Greyhound
The champion sprinter of dogdom, the Greyhound is a gentle, noble, and sweet-tempered companion with an independent spirit. For thousands of years these graceful hounds have been an object of fascination for artists, poets, and kings.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/greyhound/ | November 6, 2017
Greyhound head portrait outdoors.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Greyhound Facts You May Not Know
Best known for their lightning-fast speed, Greyhounds are independent, gentle, and noble dogs. Here are some fun facts about this magnificent breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-greyhound/ | February 6, 2017

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