Whippets are not the most obedient class of dogs. They are occasionally accused of being stupid and spiteful but this is simply not true: they were bred over the centuries to hunt independently and they retain an attitude of free thinkers.
Like any other dog they can be trained but they require positive dog training techniques and your patience.
The good news is that whippets are the most obedient and willing to please of the sighthound family.
It won’t be difficult to establish the basic rules and it will be fun to teach your whippet and learn from him.
Whippets are clever and whimsical and sometimes they will outsmart you in unexpected ways, this is part of the charm of living with such a beautiful and intelligent dog.
Whippet training can be a therapy for the trainer, it will teach you patience, self control and observation skills, be ready for surprises and have fun!