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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!

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

Ultimate Outdoor Sports Shop for the Canine Athlete:

Non-Stop Dogwear

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) 
Sofa Dog Wear


Whippet Collars:

Etsy is a great resource
Pear Tannery for quality British padded leather hound collars 
Aurum Leather & Leads for luxury whippet collars (unfortunately no longer in business, but they did create the world's most luxurious 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. 

K&J Custom Dog Crates *Made in Canada
Impact Dog Crates

Ruff Land Kennels 
Variocage *Ultimate safety crate and what we use at Aureate.  This product is crash tested. 
TransK9 USA

Gunner Kennels 
Dakota Kennels

Whippet Approved Beds:

Cedar Creek Pet Products: Made in the USA.  Excellent products and more affordable.  Cedar Creek products have replaced our Snoozer beds at Aureate, because they're better priced and last longer!
Snoozer Cozy Cave Beds 

Check out Wayfair for deals on Snoozer beds.  Homesense is a great source for inexpensive dog beds for the living room.

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 July 27th 2024 Abbotsford, BC. 
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 held in Zagreb, Croatia 25th -28th April 2024
Sighthound Festival Donaueschingen:  Hosted annually in Donaueschingen, Germany August 10-12th 2024
European Dog Show will be hosted in Celje, Slovenia from Oct 4th-6th 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) 
Evengia Makarochkina: is a one of a kind jeweler who designs stunning custom pieces.  Interested parties can find her on Instagram and Facebook. 

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