|The Whippet is a breed of dog in the sighthound
family. They are active and playful and are physically
similar to a small greyhound. Whippets are generally
quiet and gentle dogs, and may be content to spend much
of the day resting. Although especially attached to
their owners, they are friendly to visitors. Because
of their friendly nature, whippets are known to have
been used in aged care facilities.