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Isn't there a line of Greyhounds that sport a Mohawk?  Jenny has a little bitty one.

Irene ~ Owned and Operated by Jenny (Jenny Rocks ~ 11/24/17) ~ JRo, Jenny from the Track

Lola (AMF Won't Forget ~ 04/29/15 -07/22/19) - My girl. I'll always love you.

Wendy (Lost Footing ~ 12/11/05 - 08/18/17) ~ Forever in our hearts. "I am yours, you are mine".

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GTer LBass had Momo (aka MOMO MEANY PANTS), who had a little crest. She was a littermate of Petey, IIRC.

Current Crew: Gino-Gene-Eugene! (Eastnor Rebel: Makeshift x Celtic Dream); Fuzzy the Goo-Goo Girl (BGR Fuzzy Navel: Boc's Blast Off x Superior Peace); Roman the Giant Galoot! (Imark Roman: Crossfire Clyde x Shana Wookie); Kitties Archie and Dixie

Forever Missed: K9 Sasha (2001-2015); Johnny (John Reese--Gable Dodge x O'Jays) (2011-19); the kitties Terry and Bibbi; and all the others I've had the privilege to know

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Supposedly it indicates a dog of Irish breeding - probably a particular line, but I don't think I've ever heard of it being identified.  You might check her pedigree for a dog with an "*" after it's name on Greyhound Data.

Chris - Mom to: Lilly, Felicity (DeLand), and Andi (Braska Pandora)

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Angels: Libby (Everlast), Dorie (Dog Gone Holly), Dude (TNJ VooDoo), Copper (Kid's Copper), Cash (GSI Payncash), Toni (LPH Cry Baby), Whiskey (KT's Phys Ed), Atom

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Indeed, MoMo had a splendid "mohawk"--there is a photo of her the day she was born, sporting little tufts of hair that became her trademark swooping ridge of hair.  I don't recall any particular Irish links in her background, though there may well be.  At least one other litter mate of Mo's had a cute little Mohawk.

Ha!  Just looked at her pedigree and on both sides there are several Irish dogs.

Lucy 

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Lucy with Greyhound Nate and OSH Tinker. With loving memories of MoMo (FTH Chyna Moon), Spirit, Miles the slinky kitty (OSH), Piper "The Perfect" (Oneco Chaplin), Winston, Yoda, Hector, and Claire.

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Well, crud, Gino has an Irish sire and no crest. He does have a beautiful thick (in most places) black coat, very shiny.

Current Crew: Gino-Gene-Eugene! (Eastnor Rebel: Makeshift x Celtic Dream); Fuzzy the Goo-Goo Girl (BGR Fuzzy Navel: Boc's Blast Off x Superior Peace); Roman the Giant Galoot! (Imark Roman: Crossfire Clyde x Shana Wookie); Kitties Archie and Dixie

Forever Missed: K9 Sasha (2001-2015); Johnny (John Reese--Gable Dodge x O'Jays) (2011-19); the kitties Terry and Bibbi; and all the others I've had the privilege to know

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1 hour ago, greysmom said:

Supposedly it indicates a dog of Irish breeding - probably a particular line, but I don't think I've ever heard of it being identified.  You might check her pedigree for a dog with an "*" after it's name on Greyhound Data.

I’m going to check. Jenny’s Mohawk is little-tiny. Cute.  Oh, and she is almost entirely black with a small, white patch on her chest. 

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Irene ~ Owned and Operated by Jenny (Jenny Rocks ~ 11/24/17) ~ JRo, Jenny from the Track

Lola (AMF Won't Forget ~ 04/29/15 -07/22/19) - My girl. I'll always love you.

Wendy (Lost Footing ~ 12/11/05 - 08/18/17) ~ Forever in our hearts. "I am yours, you are mine".

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Nutmeg had a Mohawk like a short bristle brush on her beautiful dark brindle fur.  About 4 different Irish dogs on her lineage page on Greyhound-Data.

I heard the real reason for that crest is that when the dog was born, God ruffled its fur and said appreciatively, "Oh, that's a good one."  

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Ellen, with brindle Milo and the blonde ballerina, Gelsey

remembering Eve, Baz, Scout, Romie, Nutmeg, and Jeter

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The Mohawk, as well as the ridges of fur on the sides of Greyhounds' necks, serve as reins for the fairies when they ride the dogs.  :)

Irene ~ Owned and Operated by Jenny (Jenny Rocks ~ 11/24/17) ~ JRo, Jenny from the Track

Lola (AMF Won't Forget ~ 04/29/15 -07/22/19) - My girl. I'll always love you.

Wendy (Lost Footing ~ 12/11/05 - 08/18/17) ~ Forever in our hearts. "I am yours, you are mine".

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Seamie had a facial mohawk :heart :brokenheart

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Bumping this since I have Imark Roman, who is double Gable Dodge (and related to Gino via Lonesome Cry and Fuzzy via KC and All) and has a beautiful neck crest.

Current Crew: Gino-Gene-Eugene! (Eastnor Rebel: Makeshift x Celtic Dream); Fuzzy the Goo-Goo Girl (BGR Fuzzy Navel: Boc's Blast Off x Superior Peace); Roman the Giant Galoot! (Imark Roman: Crossfire Clyde x Shana Wookie); Kitties Archie and Dixie

Forever Missed: K9 Sasha (2001-2015); Johnny (John Reese--Gable Dodge x O'Jays) (2011-19); the kitties Terry and Bibbi; and all the others I've had the privilege to know

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My Luke (Alabama Duke) had a neck crest. I still miss that boy. It reminded me of a roached mane. His sire was Australian and those ancestors were unfamiliar to me. On his dam's side I had to look back a little way to find familiar names, Pecos Cannon and further back Westy Whizzer.

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Current Crew: Gino-Gene-Eugene! (Eastnor Rebel: Makeshift x Celtic Dream); Fuzzy the Goo-Goo Girl (BGR Fuzzy Navel: Boc's Blast Off x Superior Peace); Roman the Giant Galoot! (Imark Roman: Crossfire Clyde x Shana Wookie); Kitties Archie and Dixie

Forever Missed: K9 Sasha (2001-2015); Johnny (John Reese--Gable Dodge x O'Jays) (2011-19); the kitties Terry and Bibbi; and all the others I've had the privilege to know

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palmettobug, at first glance that looked like two different dogs, front half on one & back half of another. Silly eyes playing tricks on me. Had to look again to convince myself it was one dog. 
 

He’s a handsome boy with a greyt hairdo. 

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Hah! He's big enough to be two, his sire raced at 80 lbs, and he's that big, too. I don't care what my vet says, Roman HAS grown since I got him.

Current Crew: Gino-Gene-Eugene! (Eastnor Rebel: Makeshift x Celtic Dream); Fuzzy the Goo-Goo Girl (BGR Fuzzy Navel: Boc's Blast Off x Superior Peace); Roman the Giant Galoot! (Imark Roman: Crossfire Clyde x Shana Wookie); Kitties Archie and Dixie

Forever Missed: K9 Sasha (2001-2015); Johnny (John Reese--Gable Dodge x O'Jays) (2011-19); the kitties Terry and Bibbi; and all the others I've had the privilege to know

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