Top 10 Fastest Dogs In The World


10. Border Collie (Top speed: 30 mph)

Border Collies originated from England and these dogs are known as herding dogs. These dogs are affectionate, smart, energetic, and used as a herding dog to control moving livestock. The top speed for Border Collies is up to 30mph and it’s can run from 20 to 30mph speed. Usually Border Collie average lifespan around 12 to 15 years.

Temperament: Affectionate, Smart, Energetic

Origin: United Kingdom

Height: 19-22 inches

Weight: 30-55 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-15 years

Group: Herding Group 

9. Doberman Pinscher (Top speed: 32 mph)

Doberman Pinscher originated from Germany. Normally these dogs used as working dogs such as police dogs, watchdogs, and guard dogs. They are loyal, fearless, alert and they can run at the speed of 32 mph. Doberman Pinscher has an average lifespan of 10-12 years.

Temperament: Loyal, Fearless, Alert

Origin: Germany

Height: 26-28 inches

Weight: 75-100 pounds

Life Expectancy: 10-12 years

Group: Working Group

8. Whippet (Top speed: 35 mph)

Whippets originated from England. These dogs are used as hunting dogs because they have a strong sense of smell, speed, and endurance. Whippets can run up to 35 mph and they are also affectionate, playful, and calm. Whippets have an average lifespan of 12-15 years

Temperament: Affectionate, Playful, Calm

Origin: England

Height: 19-22 inches

Weight: 25-40 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-15 years

Group: Hound Group

7. Borzoi (Top speed: 36 mph)

Borzoi Originated from Russia. They are also used as hunting dogs in the old-time which is the same hound group as Whippet. Borzoi can run up to 36 mph which is slightly faster than Whippet. They are also affectionate, loyal, and really dignified. Borzoi has an average lifespan of 9-14 years and weight from 75 to 105 pounds.

Temperament: Affectionate, Loyal, Regally Dignified

Origin: Russia

Height: 28 inches

Weight: 75-105 pounds

Life Expectancy: 9-14 years

Group: Hound Group

6. Dalmatian (Top speed: 37 mph)

Dalmatian Originated from Croatia. They are categorized as Non-sporting groups and mainly used as carriage dogs in an early time. If you watch the Disney movie 101 Dalmation before, you know that these dogs have many special black spots on his body. Dalmatians can run up to 37 mph. They are also dignified, smart, and outgoing. Dalmation has an average lifespan of 11-13 years and weight from 45 to 70 pounds.

Temperament: Dignified, Smart, Outgoing

Origin: Croatia

Height: 19-24 inches

Weight: 45-70 pounds

Life Expectancy: 11-13 years

Group: Non-Sporting Group

5. Jack Russell terrier (Top speed: 38 mph)

Jack Russell terrier originated from England. These dogs are used for fox hunting. Although Jack Russell Terrier is small dog breeds and it is feisty, energetic to hunt and guard their families. Jack Russell terrier can run up to 38 mph. They are also Alert, Inquisitive, and Lively. They have an average lifespan of 12-14 years and weight from 9 to 15 pounds.

Temperament: Alert, Inquisitive, Lively

Origin: England

Height: 10-12 inches

Weight: 9-15 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-14 years

Group: Terrier Group

4. Vizsla (Top speed: 40 mph)

Vizsla originated from Hungary. Vizsla is a sporting dog and that develop to work closely with the hunter in the early time. These dogs are affectionate, Gentle, and energetic which is suitable for family dogs. Vizsla can run up to 38 mph and they have an average lifespan of 12-14 years and weight from 55 to 60 pounds.

Temperament: Affectionate, Gentle, Energetic

Origin: Hungary

Height: 22-24 inches

Weight: 55-60 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-14 years

Group: Sporting Group

3. Afghan Hound (Top speed: 40 mph)

Afghan Hound originated from Afghanistan. These dogs have long and silky hair look like a princess. Afghan Hound was used for hunting in the early time. It has a top speed of 40 mph. They are dignified, profoundly loyal, independent makes them hard to train as needed a lot of hours of training. Afghan Hound has an average lifespan of 12-15 years and weight from 50 to 60 pounds.

Temperament: Dignified, Profoundly Loyal, Aristocratic

Origin: Afghanistan

Height: 25-27 inches

Weight: 50-60 pounds

Life Expectancy: 12-15 years

Group: Hound Group

2. Saluki (Top speed: 42 mph)

Salukis were originated from Fertile Crescent. These dogs are the second fastest dog in the world, which has a top speed of 42mph. These amazing speeds can chase of a car. Salukis were used as hunting dogs and work closely with hunters in the early time. These dogs are gentle, dignified, and independent-minded. Salukis have an average lifespan of 10-17 years and weight from 40 to 65 pounds.

Temperament: Gentle, Dignified, Independent-Minded

Origin: Fertile Crescent

Height: 23-28 inches

Weight: 40-65 pounds

Life Expectancy: 10-17 years

Group: Hound Group

1. Greyhound (Top speed: 45 mph)

Greyhound was originated from England. This dog is the fastest dog in the world with a top speed of 45mph. The speed can compete with a car speed that drove on a highway slow lane. It also used as a hunting dog in an early time. The greyhound is well known as a gentle, independent, and noble dog. These active dogs required a lot of outdoor exercises. If you like outdoor activities, greyhound would be the choice for you. Greyhound has an average lifespan of 10-13 years and weight from 65 to 70 pounds.

Temperament: Gentle, Independent, Noble

Origin: England

Height: 28-30 inches

Weight: 65-70 pounds

Life Expectancy: 10-13 years

Group: Hound Group


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