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What is a lurcher?

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Answered 2007-11-23 21:52:02

A Lurcher is a dog. It is in between a greyhound and a whippet. Lurchers are typically racing dogs but make excellent pets. They are very friendly docile and affectionate dogs. click the link at the bottom for a pic of one!

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