The Silken Windhound is a Rare mixed breed, belonging to the Sighthound mix, seemingly sharing bloodlines with the Borzoi and the Whippet hound. Experts say that these dogs got their graceful and elegant appearance from the Whippet Hound variety. They have an athletic build, with a chiseled head and large obliquely set almond shaped eyes. Other easily noticeable traits are a pair of small folded ears and a long arc like the neck. A perfectly flexible tail fairly compliments their glamorous appearance.
1.The oldest recorded Silken lived a few months after its twentieth birthday.
2.The studbook of this breed was officially closed in the year 2000.
Temperament & Personality
Its highly active lifestyle and a high capacity to run makes it highly accessible in the West. With a balanced and a well-crafted character, these dogs are an excellent working dog outside, and a perfect companion dog inside the house. Having an eager to please personality, these dogs are constantly seen moving around in their owner to get their attention.
They emerge as a great companion to the grown-up kids, and also are an excellent playmate for them. However, the parents should supervise whenever the dog gives company to the small kids as they are prone to get over-excited, and as a result, may snap at them.