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Breed Standards for the Italian Greyhound



General Appearance:      

Essentially a slender miniature Greyhound, the Italian Greyhound is exceptionally elegant and graceful.




Long, narrow head, slight stop, small folded ears




Short, fine hair.




Height is roughly 13 – 15 inches and weight 6 – 10 pounds.




Black, blue, cream, fawn and red.




It is extremely gentle and sensitive.  Reserved, often timid, with strangers

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