Greyhound! Abbe Lane and Xavier Cugat

Greyhound! Abbe Lane and Xavier Cugat

French starlet posing with greyhound,  circa 1920

French starlet posing with greyhound, circa 1920

Sighthounds

Sighthounds

trussardi

trussardi

Nobody agrees of the origin of the name Greyhound. It may be from “Graius,” meaning “Greek”; or from the Latin “gracillis,” meaning “slender”; or from the Latin “gradus,” referencing its high place in dogdom. But it’s not from the color gray, even though some Greyhounds are gray!

Nobody agrees of the origin of the name Greyhound. It may be from “Graius,” meaning “Greek”; or from the Latin “gracillis,” meaning “slender”; or from the Latin “gradus,” referencing its high place in dogdom. But it’s not from the color gray, even though some Greyhounds are gray!

greyhound race 1930 - monkeys? Really? oh my goodness, why?

greyhound race 1930 - monkeys? Really? oh my goodness, why?

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La classe

La classe

Aww!!

Aww!!

Women with Greyhounds  photographed by Dr. Sydney Pern (1910)

Women with Greyhounds photographed by Dr. Sydney Pern (1910)

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