⏪ Whippet ⏩ This sleek and speedy sight hound makes an excellent family pet. They are gentle, affectionate, friendly, and easygoing. Whippets need regular exercise, and they like to run. They are highly intelligent and trainable and have excelled in obedience, flyball, agility, rally, lure coursing, and straight racing. They are funny, clever, playful, sensitive and always in love with their families. They need human companionship and do not do well if left alone.