Longhaired Whippet

The Longhaired Whippet is a medium-sized sighthound. It is a coated variety of the Whippet carrying the gene modification for longer coat. Although controversy originally focused on the origin of the longer hair the modified FGF5 gene for longer hair in Greyhounds and Whippets has been scientifically proven as reported by the College of Veterinary Medicine Michigan State University 2215 Biomedical Physical Sciences.

* White Swiss Shepherd Dog The highest frequency of affected animals was found in Collie breeds (up to 33 %), Australian Sheepdog (6.9 %) and Shetland Sheepdog (5.7 %).1
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Longhaired Whippet The Longhaired Whippet is a medium-sized sighthound. They are a variety of the Whippet, carrying the gene modification for longer coat.5
(US, 1960s): The Longhaired Whippet is a medium-sized sighthound, identical in build to the Whippet but with a longer silky coat and fringes.6
, McNab Shepherd (McNab Border Collie) , Old English Sheepdog , Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie) , Silken Windhound , Rough Collie , Smooth Collie , German Shepherd , Bobtail , American White Shepherd .7
and the Silken Windhound, which were among the sighthound class of breeds tested because of anecdotal reports of ivermectin sensitivity. Frequency Within Breeds.8
and the silken windhound, with suspicion that the mutation was introduced with Shetland sheepdog crosses. It has also been identified recently in white German Shepherd dogs.9
Association Description: The Official Web Site and Parent Breed Club of the Purebred Longhaired Whippet; incorporated in 1981. 100s of photos of LHWs.10
Association sent an article. The accompanying photos showed beautiful little coated sighthounds in all colors.11
is a breed with features resembling the name. It has long hair.12
is described as an ancient variety that was apparently restored in the 1950s by a single breeder who also bred Shetland Sheepdogs.13
not a variety of the Whippet but a hybrid Lurcher a crossbreed Mudhol Hound Old Croatian Sighthound ...14

of Silken GraceSlovakia Dog Breeders of Silken Grace A Slovakian kennel promoting the rare breed of Longhaired Whippet (aka: Silken Windsprite).15
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, a "Silken Windsprite" (whippet registrations pulled by the AKC on the grounds that they were in fact Sheltie-whippet crosses.18
, and through crosses of the Longhaired Whippet to the Borzoi and Whippet gave rise to the Silken Windhound.19
, Australian Shepherd (standard and miniature), Shetland Sheepdog, Old English Sheepdog, Border Collie, Silken Windhound, and German Shepherd Dog (a breed in which this mutation had not been detected previously).20
, Shetland Sheepdog, Miniature Australian Shepherd, Australian Shepherd, Wäller, White Swiss Shepherd, Old English Sheepdog and Border Collie with varying allelic frequencies for the mutant MDR1 allele of 59%, 45%, 30%, 24%, 22%, 17%, 14%, 4% and 1%, respectively.21
, this very recent breed, developed largely in the 1980s, has caused considerable controversy since its creation by Walter Wheeler of the Windsprite Kennels in Massachusetts.22
, White Swiss Shepherd Dog * CEA CEA - Genomia do not perform this test Australian Stumpy Tail Cattle Dog * PRA-prcd Basenji 23
and roly-poly Old English Sheepdogs may have more in common than meets the eye.24
due to arrive in about two weeks. The father is Claybrook Briarcliff, a gorgeous fawn and white boy. Mother...25
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"" now appears at rare breed shows; it is discussed at some length in the book, "Celebration of Rare Breeds.27
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Three stages of Longhaired coat development using gene isolation.
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