Italian Greyhound Breed Dog Photos

Italian Greyhound Photo Gallery – Pictures Of Italian Greyhounds!

September 23rd, 2008

Italian Greyhounds (who are also known by the nickname “Iggys”) are the smallest of the Sighthounds.  They usually range from 8-15 lbs.   Although the breeds name is believed to come from their popularity throughout Renaissance Italy, dogs that looked similar to the Italian Greyhound were found in Egypt as well.  Italian Greyhounds were primarily bred as companions, but have been used to hunt vermin as well. (more…)