The Whippet, also known as English Whippet or Snap dog, is a quiet and intelligent breed of medium-size dogs. They are a sighthound breed that originated in England, where they descended from greyhounds. Whippets come in a wide variety of colors and marking patterns, everything from solid black to solid white, with red, fawn, brindle, blue, or cream. The coat is short, smooth and close. They are the fastest dog of their weight, capable of achieving speeds of 35 miles per hour. Check out the below list for more options for Whippet dog names.