The USA's Fastest Dog Breeds and Their Speeds

Greyhound Greyhounds are the undeniable champions of dog speed, reaching up to 45 miles per hour (ref). 

This breed is sleek and aerodynamic, with a heart larger than their body size, giving them a serious advantage in the speed department.

Saluki The Saluki is another breed that offers some serious speed, reaching up to 42 miles per hour (ref). 

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Originating from the Fertile Crescent, they were bred for hunting, using their incredible speed and endurance to chase down prey.

Afghan Hound With their dignified appearance, Afghan Hounds might not look like sprinters.

However, appearances can be deceiving. These dogs can reach up to 40 miles per hour, combining their speed with an incredible sight to hunt down their prey (ref).

Vizsla Vizslas are not only fast, reaching up to 40 miles per hour, but they’re also incredibly versatile (ref).

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