These are the fastest dog breeds

In Spain, dogs are the pets par excellence. There are many dog breeds that we can see, among them, some are considered very fast, in the case of some types of greyhounds… In fact, four different types of greyhounds are found within the ranking of dogs that can run very fast. There are also other dogs that you will be surprised to discover the amount of energy they have and the km / h they can reach. Do you know how to list the 10 fastest dog breeds? Here we tell you what they are.

The 10 fastest dog breeds

1. Greyhound

The Greyhound heads the list of the fastest dogs in the world, since it can reach 72km/h Consequently, it considered the fastest dog in the world. This greyhound greyhound is also known as an English greyhound. However, it is not from England, but from Egypt. He has the perfect body to run a lot. “The deep chest that allows it to house a large heart, the long and flexible back, the long legs, the streamlined head and the muscular but slim body,” according to Animal Expert.


2. Saluki

The Saluki, commonly known as the Persian Greyhound or Royal Dog of Egyptis perhaps the oldest known breed of domesticated dog and the oldest of the sighthounds. He is the second fastest dog in the world in sprints and it can reach 67 km/h.


3. Afghan Hound

The Afghan hound is a whippetthat is, a dog hunting, which in this case is from Afghanistan. There it was used to hunt in the deserts and mountains. As is often the case with hunting dogs, It is very fast and reaches 40mph With regard to their physical appearance, they have the typical greyhound complexion (thin and agile), but they stand out for their highly stylized fur that gives them an unparalleled presence. In any case, this coat requires great grooming.

afghan hound

4. Vizslas

The vizsla is a breed of dog originating from Hungary. It is a hunting dog that has been used for a long time for hunting. Now it is mostly a pet, medium-sized and short-haired. It is a very active dog, so it requires daily exercise, and it is endowed with muscles. It is also very fast and can reach 64 km/hjust like the Afghan hound.


5. Jack Russell Terrier

The Jack Russell Terrier is a breed of dog originating in the United Kingdom, and whose development was based on the standard of the Working Club in Australia. It is a very intelligent dog, with a great temperament, very proud, cheerful and playful, which is also distinguished by your attention, vigilance and courage. Also very fast, which may surprise some people for being a small dog. However, it can reach the 61 km/h.

jack russell terrier

6. Dalmatian

The Dalmatian is a dog breed that owes its name to the historical region of Dalmatia. What stands out is because of its coat: mottled black, liver or lemon fur. Are faithful, playful, intelligent, calm, friendly, and also fast, being able to run at 57 km/h. However, if you are thinking of adopting a Dalmatian, keep in mind that approximately eight percent of Dalmatians are born completely deaf, and 22 to 24 percent are born with hearing in only one ear


7. Borzoi

In the case of the borzoi greyhound, we have a dog descendant of the arabian greyhound, being similar to a Russian shepherd dog. Previously known as russian greyhoundwas originally bred to hunt wolves and hares. can run to 57km/h


8. Whippet

The whippet is a breed of dog originally British, slender and elegant bearing. Are dogs active and playful, physically similar to the english greyhound, but medium in size. It is a hunting dog, so it is likely that it does not take well to live with cats or small animals. It is also very fast and can run to 54km/h


9. Doberman Pinscher

The Doberman is one of the most intelligent dogs, according to a recent study by Eötvös Loránd University. ANDs a very sociable, active dog, they hate loneliness and boredom. They also need a lot of physical activity and can reach the 51km/h


10. German Shepherd

The German Shepherd is also one of the most intelligent dogs. It is one of the most used dogs for herding, protecting places and animals, or even homes. They are also useful for drug tracking, which is why it is “the typical police dog”. Also, it is also fast: 48 km/h.

German shepherd