Уиппет — небольшая гладкошёрстная порода собак, занимающая среднее положение между грейхаундом и левреткой. Развивает скорость до 50—60 км/ч, по прямой — 70 км/ч. Википедия
What do Whippets die from?
Old Age. For Whippets that live a normal lifespan, old age is the most common cause of death in Whippets. Cancer, particularly lymphoma, is the second most common cause of death in Whippets that reach old age. Unfortunately, these diseases are a natural result of aging and little can be done to prevent or cure them.22 июн. 2018 г.
What health problems do Whippets have?
Common health problems in WhippetsEye problems.Progressive Retinal atrophy – gradual loss of sight over several months or years. ... Mitral valve disease – a heart condition where the valve is weakened allowing blood to flow back into the heart.Immune mediated problems – where the body reacts against its own cells.Whippet - PDSA
What is the oldest Whippet?
A good diet of dog food and exercise has helped a Terrier-Whippet cross become one of the world's oldest living dogs. Pip is now 24 and her owner, Tiffany Dyer, thinks she is the oldest dog in the world. The former Guinness World Record holder was Pusuke, from Japan, who died at the start of December at the age of 26.
How healthy are Whippet dogs?
The Whippet is generally considered to be among the healthier breeds of purebred dog, with very few health problems that require frequent maintenance or lifelong medication. Given proper nutrition, exercise and veterinary care, most Whippets will live for 12 to 15 years.