These are the world's fastest breeds of dog.

Here are the 12 quickest breeds of adorable dog - lightning fast canine Olympians

If you can keep up with these lightning speedy dog breeds you’ll be doing well with your friendly pup.

Thursday, 2nd December 2021, 12:13 pm

Dog ownership soared by nearly eight per cent last year according to the Kennel Club, as lockdown meant people felt more able to open their house up to a new puppy.

There seems to be now letting up in the popularity of pups, as prices continue to rise as demand outstrips supply.

There are a huge 221 breeds of dog to choose from so it’s best to do your homework before picking your perfect four-legged friend.

Depending on your lifestyle and home you may be best opting for a large dog, family-friendly dog, or crossbreed.

But if you want a pup that will do two laps of the park before more of its canine friends have done one, there are a few dogs you should have at the top of your list.

Here are 10 of the fastest breeds, according to the American Kennel Club.

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