Here are the 12 fastest dog breeds in the world – lightning-fast canine Olympians

Dog ownership rose nearly eight percent last year, according to the Kennel Club, as the lockdown meant people felt better able to open their home for a new puppy.

The popularity of puppies now appears to be on the wane as prices continue to rise as demand outpaces supply.

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

But if you want a puppy who can do two laps of the park before even more of his canine buddies have done one, there are a few dogs that should be at the top of your list.

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

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