Country of origin - England
Smaller than most other sighthound breeds, similar in shape and general to the greyhound, featuring the same colours. The whippet is thought to be derived from the greyhound.
Xigou (pronounced See-gow)
Also known as Mongolian Sighthound
Country of origin - China
Menggu type is smooth coated, Shaanxi type is long coated. Shaanxi type features a Roman-nose, coat appears feathered rather than true long coat. Dry muscling.
Shandong type may be either smooth or long coated, features a nose that may tip either up or down (often slightly Roman).
BoerWindhond ("farm wind dog" - fast dog)
Also known as Boer Greyhound
Country of origin - South Africa
Very similar in appearance to the greyhound, featuring identical colours and coat pattern varieties. Slightly greater stamina than a greyhound, less speed.