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We encourage you whether you are looking for a whippet or currently have one to get involved in your canine community!  We do not require our companion homes to pursue performance activities with their whippets but those that do are having a phenomenal time!

Resources: Welcome

Whippet Breed Standard: 

Canadian Whippet Breed Standard 

American Whippet Breed Standard

American Whippet Club Illustrated Standard 

UK Whippet Standard 

FCI Whippet Breed Standard 

Australian Extended Breed Standard

National Resources:

Canadian Kennel Club

National Whippet Club of Canada 

For The Love of Purebred Dogs

Canadian Show Resources:

Canuck Dogs



MJN Show Services 

United Kennel Club 

Additional Resources:

American Whippet Club 

Whippet Breed Archives

Racing & Lure Coursing: 

Canadian Sighthound Field Association

American Sighthound Field Association ​Whippet Racing Association 

National Oval Track Racing Association 

Racing and Lure Coursing Jackets:

Follow Your Lead 

4 on the Floor Dogwear

Best In Field Blankets and Leads

Dock Diving:

North America Diving Dogs (NADD) you can earn both CKC and AKC titles 

Dock Dogs

Aqua Dogs

American Show Resources:



Rau Dog Shows

BaRay Event Services

Health Testing Resources: 

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals 

Whippet Health Initiative 

Whippet Literature for upcoming Breed Fanciers:

Whippet Review: A beautiful quarterly publication that explores the international show scene, in-depth articles on the breed and highlights influential figures.  This magazine is accessible to those that admire whippets and not limited to the show world. Unfortunately it is now discontinued.  

The Whippet: by Bo Bengtson. The definitive book on "the whippet".  Bo explores the history of the breed, pivotal kennels in the United Kingdom, Europe and North America, dogs that have changed the course of our breed's history. A must read for any serious fancier or enthusiastic whippet owner. 

Whippet Coats:

Friday Fox 

Hurtta can be ordered off of Amazon 

Chilly Dogs 

Euro Dog Designs (amazing coats can still be found on Amazon or eBay) 

Shedrow Coats from Greenhawk Equestrian Sport for growing puppies (inexpensive) 

Whippet Collars:

Etsy is a great resource

Pear Tannery for quality British padded leather hound collars 

Aurum Leather & Leads for luxury whippet collars 

Kangaroo Leather Dog Show Leads:

Bling For the Show Ring

Lead Me To It Dog Show Leads

Seasonal Panties for Whippets: 

Prissy Panties

4 on the Floor Chickwear

Northwind's Online Store 

Travelling with your Dog:

Whether you buy an expensive crate or not the most important factor that determines whether your dog survives a motor vehicle collision is IF your dog is crated.  Any crate is better than none. 

Impact Dog Crates

Ruff Land Kennels 

TransK9 USA

Gunner Kennels 

Dakota Kennels

Whippet Approved Beds:

Snoozer Cozy Cave Beds 

Check out Wayfair for deals on Snoozer beds.

Dog Show Magazines: 



The Canine Chronicle 

Best in Show 

Dog News

ShowScene Ezine  

Canadian Dog Fancier 

Bucket List Worthy Dog Shows:

American Whippet Club National Specialty:  Occurs annually in April, location changes every year  (April 20th- April 27th 2024, Kingsport, TN) . 

AWC Regional Specialties: The AWC holds seven regional specialties throughout the year in addition to the National Specialty. 

Canadian National Whippet Specialty: Will be   held in BC in 2024. 

Westminster Kennel Club:

It used to occur the second week of February.  Now it occurs during the month of May.  

AKC National Championship Show: Occurs annually in December, Orlando, Florida

Crufts, Occurs mid-March, in Birmingham, UK 

World Dog Show will be hosted in Geneva, Switzerland August 2023 

Sighthound Festival Donaueschingen:  Hosted annually in Donaueschingen, Germany August 10-12th 2024

International Whippet Congress 2027.  

Whippet Artists: 

Julie Brunn Animal Artist (check out her Facebook page for more examples of her work) 

Fine Art by Yvonne Sovereign 

Michele Trifiro Fine Art: the talented artist who captured so beautifully the intense expression of our Fleur as seen in on our Gallery page

Patience Coale Renzulli makes exquisite wool felted sculptures of whippets, yes of course I have one of Fleur!  (Check out her work on Facebook) 

Resources: About Us
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