Quick Answer: How Fast Can Dogs Run?


What is the fastest breed of dog?

Greyhounds make up the fastest dog breed in the world. In fact, according to the Minnesota chapter of Greyhound Pets of America, these canines can run up to 45 miles per hour!

How fast can a dog run 100 yards?

The greyhound is the worlds fastest dog. It can run up to about 45 mph! Usian Bolt set the world record of 9.58 seconds to run 100m. It would take a greyhound 5.33 seconds to run that same distance.

Can you outrun a dog?

Dogs can gallop for only about 10 to 15 minutes before reverting to a trot, and so their distance-running speed tops out at about 3.8 meters per second. Even run-of-the-mill joggers typically do between 3.2 and 4.2 meters per second, which means they can outrun dogs at distances greater than two kilometers.

How fast are average dogs?

20 miles per hour