Monthly Archives: February 2011

1902 Popular Monthly Article

Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly Cover From Frank Leslie’s Popular Monthly, May, 1902 Thanks Yvonne Sovereign for sharing this great article with the whippet world. THE WHIPPET THE SWIFTEST OF FOUR-FOOTED CREATURES By LILLIAN C. MOERAN To perhaps nine-tenths of magazine … Continue reading

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The History and Operation of the American Whippet Club

THE HISTORY AND OPERATION OF THE AMERICAN WHIPPET CLUB by: Louis Pegram, Secretary Published with permission of Lynne Underwood from the 1970 Whippet Yearbook The American Whippet Club is a member of the American Kennel Club, The American Kennel Club … Continue reading

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Ashley Whippet Part II

The second half of the article was shared with me by the owners of Ashley Whippet and are preserved here and–reprinted courtesy of “TODAYS ANIMAL NEWS“. The following is an exclusive inter­view with a canine who has become a legend … Continue reading

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Ashley Whippet

This will be Part I of II parts of this story featuring the history of Ashley Whippet, the most famous Frisbee dog of all time. There are several people who contributed to this article, including the breeder, the owner, and the … Continue reading

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Honoring Whippets at Westminster 1964

This article is contributed by Mary Beth and Doug Arthur, Marial Whippets. This article followed the Best in Show win by Ch. Courtenay Fleetfoot of Pennyworth’s at Westminster Kennel Club in 1964. Not sure many people have read this article … Continue reading

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The Rough-Haired Whippet

The Rough Haired Whippet by: Christine Cormany How the little rough-haired member of this breed came to be has long been shrouded in mystery and even in the days when he was at his best, breeders, owners, and English exporters … Continue reading

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The Origin of the Whippet

THE ORIGIN OF THE WHIPPET From the 1970 Whippet Yearbook – all rights granted by Lynnette Underwood The origin of our breed is shrouded in the mists of history. For years there has been an argument over whether, as a … Continue reading

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