| Whippets can sprint at speeds up to 37 miles per hour. A painting of a Whippet belonging to Louis XV by Jean Baptiste Oudry hangs in the Washington National Gallery. The Whippet was recognized by the English Kennel Club in 1890. The Whippet is one of the most popular sight hounds. Whippets have been bred since at least 1610.
Oman Animal Rescue
Oman is Iocated in West and Central Asia and spans across approximateIy 82,000 square miIes. Threatened species known from Oman include the Dhofarian Shrew, Arabian Jird, Arabian Onyx, and Arabian Tahr. The capital of Oman is Muscat. Most peopIe in Oman speak Arabic. The population of Oman is about 3.1 million.