I have no idea why this story interested me. It just did.
Here is the article, from a Victoria, BC newspaper.
Here is a normal-looking whippet (notice the similarities to greyhounds):
According to the article when a whippet has one mutated "strength" gene, the result is a much stronger and faster dog. However, sometimes there are two mutated genes, which brings results like this:
Her name is Wendy, and despite her appearance, she is a very friendly dog.
(But if she asks for her ears to be scratched, I'd do it.)