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Italian Greyhound


Overview

Adult Size

  • Small
  • Tiny

Amount of Shedding

  • Sheds Little
  • Sheds Nearly Not at All

Appropriate Environment

  • Apartment
  • Fenced In Yard
  • House
  • Invisible Fenced Yard

Behavior if Left Alone

  • Better Not to Leave Alone Very Long
  • Doesn’t Like Being Left Alone
  • Wrong Dog to Leave Alone

Breed Group

  • Toy Group

Coat Length

  • Very Short Coat

Coat Quality

  • Smooth Coat

Colors

  • Black
  • Blue
  • Blue Fawn
  • Cream
  • Fawn
  • Red
  • Red Fawn
  • Sable
  • Seal
  • White & Black
  • White & Blue
  • White & Blue Fawn
  • White & Fawn
  • White & Red
  • White & Red
  • White & Red Fawn
  • White & Sable
  • White & Seal

Drools

  • Doesn’t Really Drool

Energy Level

  • Energetic

Exercise Needs

  • Needs Occasional Exercise

Full Grown Height

  • 10-13″
  • 14-16″

Full Grown Weight

  • 06-10lbs
  • 11-15lbs

General Health

  • Pretty Healthy Breed

Good Choice for New Dog Owners

  • Good Dog for Your First Dog
  • Great First Dog!
  • Very Good for Your First Dog!

Good Dog for Cold Weather?

  • Doesn’t Do Well in Cold Weather
  • Wrong Dog for Cold Weather

Good Dog for Hot Weather?

  • Can Manage in Hot Weather
  • Does Well in Hot Weather
  • Tolerates Hot Weather Well

Good With Children?

  • Good with Kids
  • Great With Kids
  • Very Good With Kids

Grooming

  • Doesn’t Require Grooming

Intelligence

  • Smart

Personality

  • Affectionate
  • Very Affectionate

Playfulness

  • Playful
  • Very Playful

Recommended OFA Tests

Social Behavior with Dogs

Top Life Expectancy

Training Tendencies