The beautiful elegant silhouette of the Spanish Galgo is accompanied by a superb musculature and underlined by an elongated and very fine head. The Spanish Galgo has a very particular gait, typical to his breed.
His big, compact frame with a large chest leaves an impression of great nobility and elegance.
Between 62 and 70 cm (24.41 to 27.56 inches) for the male
Between 60 and 68 cm (23.62 to 26.77 inches) for the female
Between 25 and 30 kg (55.12 to 66.14 pounds) for the male
Between 25 and 30 kg (55.12 to 66.14 pounds) for the female
His coat can be of any color, but preference is often given to red and brindle, black, cinnamon, red, yellow, white and light or dark black spots.
His short coat is smooth, very fine and compact.
It can also be hard and semi-long with a slight tendency to form a beard, eyebrows and sometimes even a moustache.
The elongated and very fine head of the Spanish Galgo is wide but his stop is not very accentuated.
His small almond-shaped eyes are oblique and a beautiful hazelnut color.
His large triangular ears are generally semi-erect when on the lookout. His nose is black.
His long tail is flexible and extends well beyond the hock.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 10, section 3 and is #285