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Greyhound vs Spanish Greyhound vs Treeing Walker Coonhound Comparison - Dog breed selector: English Greyhound or Spanish Greyhound or TWC? Find the right dog for you

"Find similarities and differences between Greyhound vs Spanish Greyhound vs Treeing Walker Coonhound" Compare Greyhound and Spanish Greyhound. Which is better: Greyhound or Spanish Greyhound or Treeing Walker Coonhound?
Name Greyhound Spanish Greyhound Treeing Walker Coonhound
OriginsUnited Kingdom Spain United States
Group Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank156484131
Reviews112
User Ratings

Other Names English Greyhound Spanish Greyhound, Spanish Galgo, Galgo TWC, Walker
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2012 as a Hound breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Sighthounds group, in the Short-haired Sighthounds section. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
No data available No data available
Price $500-$800 $600-$800 $400-$600

Greyhound vs Spanish Greyhound vs Treeing Walker Coonhound General Appearance Comparison

Size Giant Large Large
Weight Male: 65-80 pounds (29-36 kg), Female: 60-70 pounds (27-31 kg) Male: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg), Female: 44-57 pounds (20-26 kg) Male: 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg), Female: 40-60 pounds (18-26 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 72.5 pounds (32.5 kg), Female: 65 pounds (29 kg) Male: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg), Female: 50.5 pounds (23 kg) Male: 60 pounds (27.5 kg), Female: 50 pounds (22 kg)
Height Male: 28-30 inches (71-76 cm), Female: 27-28 inches (68-71 cm) Male: 26-28 inches (66-71 cm), Female: 23-26 inches (58-66 cm) Male: 22-26 inches (56-58 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 29 inches (73.5 cm), Female: 27.5 inches (69.5 cm) Male: 27 inches (68.5 cm), Female: 24.5 inches (62 cm) Male: 24 inches (57 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm)

Greyhound vs Spanish Greyhound vs Treeing Walker Coonhound Hair & Care Comparison

Coat Fine Smooth Smooth
Shiny
Dense
Glossy
Colors Gray
White
Blue
Red
Black
Black
Cinnamon
Red
White
Yellow
White
Tricolor
Black
Grooming
Effortless: The Greyhound requires minimal grooming.
Effortless: The Spanish Greyhound requires minimal grooming.
Effortless: The Treeing Walker Coonhound requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Greyhounds shed moderately.
Spanish Greyhounds shed moderately.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds shed moderately.

Greyhound vs Spanish Greyhound vs Treeing Walker Coonhound Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Intelligent
Affectionate
Outright
Tempered
Gentle
Athletic
Quiet
Affectionate
Quiet
Calm
Gentle
Affectionate
Confident
Trainable
Clever
Loving
Intelligent Rank
Average: Greyhound's has average obedience intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Trainability
Greyhounds are easy to train.
Spanish Greyhounds are quite easy to train.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are easy to train.
Playfulness
Greyhounds, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Spanish Greyhounds, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Greyhounds don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Spanish Greyhounds don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Greyhounds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Spanish Greyhounds are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Greyhounds need for social interaction is average.
Spanish Greyhounds need for social interaction is average.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Low: The Greyhound barks none to minimal.
Low: The Spanish Greyhound barks none to minimal.
Average to high: The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Greyhounds are average watchdogs.
Spanish Greyhounds are average watchdogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Greyhounds can't provide protection for their territory.
Spanish Greyhounds can't provide protection for their territory.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds can't provide protection for their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Greyhound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Spanish Greyhound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Treeing Walker Coonhound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Greyhounds have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Spanish Greyhounds have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Greyhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Spanish Greyhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Greyhounds have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Spanish Greyhounds have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Greyhounds are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Spanish Greyhounds are very apartment-friendly dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Greyhounds adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Spanish Greyhounds adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Greyhound vs Spanish Greyhound vs Treeing Walker Coonhound Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Greyhounds are very stranger friendly dogs.
Spanish Greyhounds are average friendly towards strangers.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Greyhounds are very kid-friendly dogs.
Spanish Greyhounds are kid-friendly dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Greyhounds are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Spanish Greyhounds are average friendly towards cats.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Greyhounds are very dog-friendly dogs.
Spanish Greyhounds are average friendly towards other dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Greyhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Spanish Greyhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Treeing Walker Coonhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Greyhounds are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Spanish Greyhounds are usually recommended for elderly people.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Greyhounds usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Spanish Greyhounds are generally with other pets.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners No
Greyhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Spanish Greyhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Yes
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Not really
Greyhound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Spanish Greyhound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Treeing Walker Coonhound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Greyhound vs Spanish Greyhound vs Treeing Walker Coonhound Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
The Greyhound is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Spanish Greyhounds tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
Health Problems Allergies
Alopecia
Bloat
Cancer
Cataracts
Cold Intolerance
Heart Murmurs
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Osteoarthritis
Osteosarcoma
Pannus
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA)
Sensitivity To Anesthesia
Vitreous Degeneration
No data available Bloat
Ear Infections
Hip Dysplasia
Polyradiculoneuritis
Skin Diseases
Work-related Injuries
Life Expectancy 10-13 years 12-15 years 12-13 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Greyhounds have a lower energy level than other dogs.
Spanish Greyhounds have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Greyhounds exercise need is minimal.
Spanish Greyhounds have an average exercise need.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Greyhounds like sleeping so they do sleep a lot.
Spanish Greyhounds sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption Males: 2.5 to 4 cups; Females: 1.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2.5 to 4 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average.
Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Greyhound has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Spanish Greyhound has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Treeing Walker Coonhound has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Greyhound is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Spanish Greyhound drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Greyhound vs Spanish Greyhound vs Treeing Walker Coonhound Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 1-12 puppies 6-8 puppies 4-6 puppies

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