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Whippet


whippet 2017
Suited For Apartment Living
Suited For First Time Dog Owners
Sensitivity Level
Ok To Be Left Alone At Home
Deals Ok With The Cold Weather
Deals Ok With The Hot Weather
Affectionate With Family
Children Friendly
Friendly With Other Dogs
Strangers Friendly
Shedding Amount
Drooling Potential
Easy To Groom
General Health
Potential For Weight Gain
Size
Easy To Train
Intelligence
Potential For Mouthiness
Prey Drive
Likely To Bark Or Howl
Wanderlust Potential
Energy Level
Intensity
Exercise Needs
Playful
Dog Breed GroupHound Dogs
Height1 foot, 6 inches to 1 foot, 10 inches tall at the shoulder
Weight18 to 48 pounds
Life Span12 to 15 years
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English Foxhound


english foxhound 2017
Suited For Apartment Living
Suited For First Time Dog Owners
Sensitivity Level
Ok To Be Left Alone At Home
Deals Ok With The Cold Weather
Deals Ok With The Hot Weather
Affectionate With Family
Children Friendly
Friendly With Other Dogs
Strangers Friendly
Shedding Amount
Drooling Potential
Easy To Groom
General Health
Potential For Weight Gain
Size
Easy To Train
Intelligence
Potential For Mouthiness
Prey Drive
Likely To Bark Or Howl
Wanderlust Potential
Energy Level
Intensity
Exercise Needs
Playful
Dog Breed GroupHound Dogs
Height2 feet, 1 inch to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder
Weight55 to 75 pounds
Life Span10 to 13 years
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Conclusions after the Whippet vs English Foxhound comparison



1. Which of the two dog breeds, the Whippet or the English Foxhound, adapts better for apartment living?



The Whippet is better suited for living in an apartment than the English Foxhound.


2. Is the Whippet better for first time owner than the English Foxhound ?



The Whippet is a better choice for first time dog owners than the English Foxhound.


3. Is the Whippet better for first time owner than the English Foxhound ?



The Whippet is more sensitive than the English Foxhound


4. Which of these two dog breeds, the Whippet or the English Foxhound, is dealing better with being left alone at home ?



The English Foxhound can be left alone, at home, during work hours or any other time the owner has to live home. The Whippet, on the other hand, hates that and will start barking and tearing everything apart inside your home!


5. Is the Whippet coping with the cold weather ? What about the English Foxhound ?



The English Foxhound can handle cold weather well enough. The Whippet, on the other hand, does not!


6. Is the English Foxhound doing better with the hot weather conditions ? What about the Whippet ?



The Whippet can cope with hot weather well enough. The English Foxhound, on the other hand, does not!


6. Is the English Foxhound doing better with the hot weather conditions ? What about the Whippet ?



The Whippet shows his affection through his behaviour all the time. The family where this dog lives will surely fell this dog's affection. The English Foxhound has a problem with showing his affection. That does not mean it does not love its family, but shows it a bit less than the other dog breed in this comparison.


7. Is the English Foxhound ok at accepting other dogs around it than the Whippet ?



The English Foxhound can deal ok enough with the presence of other dogs. The Whippet does not tolerate other dogs too well and fights may occasionally appear. Is better to keep a English Foxhound away from other dogs, to stay out of trouble!


8. Is the English Foxhound ok to be left alone, around children ? Is the Whippet more children friendly as a dog breed ?



The Whippet and the English Foxhound behave almost the same way around children so it is up to you when choosing a breed from these two!


9. Is the English Foxhound tollerating strangers ? Are strangers a problem for the Whippet ?



The Whippet and the English Foxhound act very similar around strangers, without too many differences in their behaviour!


10. Drooling... Is the English Foxhound drooling more than the Whippet ?



The Whippet drools a lot and will surely make his presence felt around your house. If you prefer a less drooling dog breed, the English Foxhound is ideal as a not so drooling breed!


11. Does the Whippet shed a lot in comparison to the English Foxhound ?



We can say that both Whippet and the English Foxhound shed about the same amount!


12. Talking about dog size: should you go for a English Foxhound ? Is the Whippet a better idea regarding size ?



The English Foxhound is larger than the Whippet as size so you will need more space both inside and outside your home for this dog.


Whippet Dog Breed Description




English Foxhound Dog Breed Description


Description

The English Foxhound is a medium to large sized breed of dog. They stand 22 to 25 inches in height and weigh anywhere from 65 to 75 pounds. They have a very athletic build, and appear to very elegant, especially when they run. They have wide heads with generally large brown or black eyes. Their ears lay flat and are often shortened in dogs that will be used for hunting when the pup is still very young. Their legs are straight and they have rounded feet which helps them to run and keep their balance. Their coats are short and harsh. A true English Foxhounds coat is usually tri-colored with black, white, and tan.

The English Foxhound was developed by a mixing of various hounds, and were subsequently carefully bred with the Greyhound, the Bulldog, and the Fox Terrier to help with agility, speed, and temperament. This breed is used to hunt and chase foxes and other smaller prey animals. Today they are still used for fox hunting, tracking, as watchdogs, and are a favorite in agility competitions.

Also Known As

Foxhound

Temperament

The English Foxhound has a very pleasant temperament. They are far less needy than other hound breeds tend to be and they are very active and playful. They are obedient and always aim to please their owners. They can be a bit slow to learn at times, so training these dogs usually takes patience. They are friendly with all people and especially with children. An English Foxhound loves to play with other dogs and is never aggressive. The breed has even been known to play with cats and other small animals. It is this laid back and playful temperament that makes them a great choice for families that have younger children.

Health Problems

The English Foxhound is known to be the healthiest of all of the hound breeds, but still requires check ups with the vet every year to keep them healthy.

Exercise

English Foxhounds are a very active breed and thus require a great deal of exercise. They are never recommended for apartment living. They need large areas to run free and play with other dogs. Often backyards prove to not be large enough to suit them. They do best on large farm areas. They need extensive running to be happy.

Special Grooming Needs

The short, hard coat is easy to care for. Comb and brush with a firm bristled brush, and shampoo only when necessary. This breed is an average shedder.

English Foxhound Dog Breed Description
Description

The English Foxhound is a medium to large sized breed of dog. They stand 22 to 25 inches in height and weigh anywhere from 65 to 75 pounds. They have a very athletic build, and appear to very elegant, especially when they run. They have wide heads with generally large brown or black eyes. Their ears lay flat and are often shortened in dogs that will be used for hunting when the pup is still very young. Their legs are straight and they have rounded feet which helps them to run and keep their balance. Their coats are short and harsh. A true English Foxhounds coat is usually tri-colored with black, white, and tan.

The English Foxhound was developed by a mixing of various hounds, and were subsequently carefully bred with the Greyhound, the Bulldog, and the Fox Terrier to help with agility, speed, and temperament. This breed is used to hunt and chase foxes and other smaller prey animals. Today they are still used for fox hunting, tracking, as watchdogs, and are a favorite in agility competitions.

Also Known As

Foxhound

Temperament

The English Foxhound has a very pleasant temperament. They are far less needy than other hound breeds tend to be and they are very active and playful. They are obedient and always aim to please their owners. They can be a bit slow to learn at times, so training these dogs usually takes patience. They are friendly with all people and especially with children. An English Foxhound loves to play with other dogs and is never aggressive. The breed has even been known to play with cats and other small animals. It is this laid back and playful temperament that makes them a great choice for families that have younger children.

Health Problems

The English Foxhound is known to be the healthiest of all of the hound breeds, but still requires check ups with the vet every year to keep them healthy.

Exercise

English Foxhounds are a very active breed and thus require a great deal of exercise. They are never recommended for apartment living. They need large areas to run free and play with other dogs. Often backyards prove to not be large enough to suit them. They do best on large farm areas. They need extensive running to be happy.

Special Grooming Needs

The short, hard coat is easy to care for. Comb and brush with a firm bristled brush, and shampoo only when necessary. This breed is an average shedder.
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