Caring for a Whippig
Feeding: The Whippig should be fed two meals daily.
Living with a Whippig
Personality: The Whippig is a sweet and cuddly dog who is not clingy.
Temperament: The Whippig is a sweet and confident dog.
Family Dog: The Whippig makes a great family dog for families with older children.
Grooming: The coat of the Whippig requires little grooming.
Training: The Whippig needs soft touch using positive-reinforcement methods when training.
Behavior: The Whippig is very active outside but typically quiet and seeks warmth and comfort when indoors.
Weather: The Whippig needs to wear a coat when going out in the winter and must live indoors.
Exercise: The Whippig needs a good run at least twice daily in secure fenced in yard.
Physical Ability: The Whippig loves to run and they can run fast.
Appearance: The Wippig can resemble a small Whippet.
Size: The Whippig can weigh around 30 pounds when fully grown and stand between 15 to 18 inches tall.
Head: The head of the Whippig is long and narrow.
Ears: The ears of the Whippig closely resemble those of the Whippet.
Body: The body of the Whippig resembles that of the Whippet. They have sturdy bones and a muscular frame.
Hindquarters: The Whippig has very muscular hindquarters.
Feet: The feet of the Whippig are cat-like.
Tail: The tail of the Whippig is long.
Color: The coat of the Whippig can be Brindle & White.
Coat: The coat of the Whippig is short and sleek.
Life Expectancy: The average life expectancy of the Whippig is 12 to 15 years.
Skin Health: The Whippig has excellent skin health but they have thin skin.
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** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
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