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Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

Yulia PoteriankoLife
Dalmatians and Jack Russells are great and tireless runners

One of the most popular dog sports - agility - involves overcoming an obstacle course for a certain amount of time. And you can't do it without a fast-footed pet. But which dog breeds can run the fastest?

Wag! has collected a dozen dogs that set real speed records. You can train with them, but they won't mind lounging on the couch at home either.

Greyhound

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

This dog holds the record among all breeds and is capable of reaching an incredible 72 km/h! At the same time, it is one of the most affectionate breeds in the world. Greyhounds will be equally happy to fetch you a ball and lie at your feet.

Saluki

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

This dog has a top speed of 67 km/h. Running is something they have been doing for hundreds of years. These dogs were bred to hunt rabbits. But they also make great pets. The Saluki is a great companion at home, on a jog, and even at the beach.

Afghan greyhound

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

This amazingly graceful creature with long hair can reach speeds of up to 65 km/h. At the same time, a tall, elegant dog will accompany you with a distinct sense of dignity during a leisurely walk around the city. Afghans are also extremely affectionate with children.

Vizsla

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

This breed has everything at once: appearance, intelligence, and frantic speed. Very thin but muscular, this dog can reach speeds of up to 65 km/h. It can also be your best friend who will be happy to do various other exercises. After all, this dog loves training and learning.

Whippet

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

The average running speed for this breed is about 55 km/h, but Whippets can reach speeds of up to 65 km/h. The breed was bred to hunt rats and other small rodents, so agility is one of its most distinctive qualities. At the same time, these dogs are very attached to their owners and give them their whole heart.

Jack Russell Terrier

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

These little dogs can run like the wind. 60 km/h for such a small dog is just a great result. Jack Russells were bred to hunt foxes, so get ready for a little lightning bolt to move into your home. It is also a loyal and very cheerful friend.

Dalmatian

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

A speed of 60 km/h is enough to make this spotted dog win. This dog, which is naturally a great protector, can easily chase down any of your attackers. Dalmatians are also great family dogs with a wonderful personality.

Russian Greyhound

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

This graceful dog can reach speeds of up to 58 km/h at short distances. But the breed will not chase anything. They are not good guards because they are completely devoid of aggression. But they love to laze on pillows and keep people company.

Doberman Pinscher

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

A professional bodyguard like a Doberman simply has to be a good runner. That's why a speed of 52 km/h is quite possible for this strong dog. At the same time, a well-mannered Doberman will be a real center of love and tenderness.

Border Collie

Which dogs are the fastest: breeds that accelerate over 45 km/h

Rounding out the top ten, the Border Collie, the smartest dog in the world, is the last on the list. It can reach speeds of up to 48 km/h to run around its flocks and check on everything. This is enough to use up all the energy that this cheerful dog has in it. The main thing is to give it the opportunity to release it.

Earlier, OBOZREVATEL talked about the breeds that can destroy everything if the apartment is too small for them.

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