Canis ISSN: 2398-2942


Contributor(s): Poulter D


General information

  • Dates back to ancient times; Egyptian carvings support this point.
  • Built for speed, with elegant grace and even temperament, makes a marvellous companion.
  • Beware the trained racing dog whose instinct to chase and kill will be strong.
  • Show dog tends to be larger than the racing version.

Biological Data

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Further Reading


Refereed papers

Other sources of information


  • Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs