Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Greyhound Contributor(s): Poulter D Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Dates back to ancient times; Egyptian carvings support this point. Built for speed, with elegant grace and even temperament, makes a marvellous companion. Beware the trained racing dog whose instinct to chase and kill will be strong. Show dog tends to be larger than the racing version. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Blythe L, Gannon J & Craig A M Care of the Racing Greyhound. American Greyhound Council Inc. ISBN 0-9641 456 1-8. Barnes J The Complete Book of Greyhounds. Howell. ISBN 0876051891. Branigan C The Reign of the Greyhound. Howell. ISBN 0876056966. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/ Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs -www.akc.org/clubs/search.