Get to know these 5 frequently confused breeds
Is that a Whippet? Or a Greyhound? Or is it an Italian Greyhound? What about the Japanese Chin vs. the Pekingese? Can you tell the difference? Read on to find out the differences—both in appearance and personality—of these similar breeds.
First up: The Greyhound vs. The Whippet. What you can tell at a glance: the Greyhound is larger than its Whippet cousin; the Whippet is in fact an English Greyhound in miniature. Click here for more on these breeds.
Round 2: The Greyhound vs. The Italian Greyhound. The Italian Greyhound is extremely slender and barely over a foot tall, but has all the sweetness of its Greyhound relative. Read more here.
Round 3: The Japanese Chin vs. The Pekingese. Both of these dogs are ancient breeds of Chinese origin. At a glance: the Pekingese is more front-heavy and lion-like in appearance than the Japanese Chin. Click here for more on these two breeds.
Dianne. I didn't know there were different breeds in the greyhound line.
Neither did I!!!!