Illustration courtesy of the Swedish Kennel Club

The Windsprite is an athletic and endearing dog. These little speedsters are extremely friendly and love the company of others. They are equally happy to be cuddled up to you as they are participating in the canine sport of lure coursing.

Fun Fact

It was believed that the Windsprite was created by crossing Whippets with Shetland Sheepdogs. The breed's founder denied this, claiming the breed came from a recessive gene found in Whippets. Modern genetic testing, however, has shown this claim to be unfounded. In 2017, the name of this breed was changed to Windsprite by the official breed club, International Windsprite Club.

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