Facts about Greyhounds Edit
The Greyhound is a breed of dog; a sighthound which has been bred for coursing game and Greyhound racing. Since the rise in large-scale adoption of retired racing Greyhounds, the breed has seen a resurgence in popularity as a family pet.
Coat colors Edit
Intelligent, Gentle, Affectionate, Athletic, Even Tempered, Quiet, Independent, gentle, noble, and oh so sweet, but intense when on the run
Popular Culture Edit
- Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (Ontario Hockey League)cC
- Ohio Valley Greyhounds (United Indoor Football)
- Assumption College (in Worcester, Massachusetts)
- University of Indianapolis
- Loyola University Maryland
- Eastern New Mexico University
- Moberly Area Community College (in Moberly, Missouri)
- Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
- Yankton College (Yankton, South Dakota)
- Athol Murray College of Notre Dame (Wilcox, Saskatchewan)
- Mid-South Community College (West Memphis, Ark.)
- Fort Scott Community College (Fort Scott Kansas.)
- Kearsney College (Botha's Hill, KwaZulu-Natal)
- Foundation University (Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental, Philippines)
- Greyhound Bus Lines bus company occasionally airs television commercials starring a talking computer-generated Greyhound.
- The Who's 1968 non-album singles "Dogs" and "Dogs (Part II)" are humorous references to Greyhound racing and the associated betting.
- The main-character family of the animated television series The Simpsons have a Greyhound named Santa's Little Helper, a retired racing greyhound who was adopted by the family at the conclusion of the pilot episode.
- The cover art of the 1994 Britpop album "Parklife" by Blur features Greyhounds.
- The M8 Light Armored Car, a US military vehicle, was nicknamed "Greyhound" by British armed forces during the Second World War.
- Greyhounds are the main characters of Swedish House Mafia's official music video for their track Greyhound.