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Facts about Greyhounds Edit

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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

  • Black
  • Brindle
  • White
  • Fawn
  • Blue
  • Red

Temperament Edit

Intelligent, Gentle, Affectionate, Athletic, Even Tempered, Quiet, Independent, gentle, noble, and oh so sweet, but intense when on the run

Popular Culture Edit

Sport Edit

  • Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (Ontario Hockey League)cC
  • Ohio Valley Greyhounds (United Indoor Football)

College Edit

  • 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)

Other Edit

  • 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.
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