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Whippet dogs in Poland?


Kelob pie 5 | 6  
31 Mar 2008 /  #1
Are whippets a popular dog in Poland? Just curious, don't see too many here in Wisconsin.
El Gato 4 | 351  
31 Mar 2008 /  #2
Umm...no...actually wtf is a whippet?

All I know is that we like our sheep dogs along with our half dog/half wolf hybrids. (my parents each had one as children in Poland, my cousins also had them)

Is that actually pretty popular in Poland? Half wolf half dog?
OP Kelob pie 5 | 6  
31 Mar 2008 /  #3
A whippet is a smaller version of a greyhound. I believe they were bred for rabbit hunting.
plk123 8 | 4,150  
31 Mar 2008 /  #4
yes, whippes is a fox, wabbit dog.. very fast but compact. they are terriers however.
isthatu 3 | 1,164  
1 Apr 2008 /  #5
As an honorery Yorkshireman,may I remind one n all that ,eeh bah gum,tha needs a flat cap ifn thee's going to get a whippet,its t'law tha knows....
VaFunkoolo 6 | 654  
1 Apr 2008 /  #6
Da Boyz givin it large in Sopot



Any serious Whippet owner will know of the breed's presense in Poland
Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
1 Apr 2008 /  #7
they are terriers however

erm, No.
VaFunkoolo 6 | 654  
1 Apr 2008 /  #8
whippety.topcharty.net
plk123 8 | 4,150  
1 Apr 2008 /  #9
erm, No.

u b right. this is not the dog i was thinking of.
Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
1 Apr 2008 /  #10
No problem. I shouldn't have jumped at you either. Sorry.
plk123 8 | 4,150  
1 Apr 2008 /  #11
it's ok W. now it makes me wonder what kind of dog my neighbour has.. i thought it was a whippet but it definitely is not. i looked up some pictures of these whippets. hmmm. i'll have to ask him.
VaFunkoolo 6 | 654  
1 Apr 2008 /  #12
There is a well know breeder of basenji in your part of the world plk123. They look vaguely whippetesque but are an African dog with Asian roots. Could be one of those next door
plk123 8 | 4,150  
1 Apr 2008 /  #13
hmm.. definitely not a curled tail.. body is similar though but not the head. now it's buggin me to know what the heck that dog is.. anywho, it is not a whippet. :)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
2 Apr 2008 /  #14
What a strange thread. There are plenty in the UK and they are fast buggers.
Foreigner4 12 | 1,769  
2 Apr 2008 /  #15
isn't there something called a "hart polska?" I'm spelling that phonetically so forgive the spelling, but I went to a dog show recently and there were a few of those in the indigenous to Poland category.
miranda  
2 Apr 2008 /  #16
"hart polska?

that is a correct spelling
JustysiaS 13 | 2,240  
2 Apr 2008 /  #17
when you are talking about a dog, its CHART (eng. Sighthound)

hart in Polish is character or temper
krysia 23 | 3,057  
2 Apr 2008 /  #18
when you are talking about a dog, its CHART

That's right. It's spelled "Chart Polski". The whippet is smaller than the Polish Chart.

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