Silken Windhound

The Silken Windhound is a rare sighthound coursing dog breed that originated in USA. It was developed by Francie Stull, breeder of champion Borzoi by crossing champion Borzois with whippet dogs. The aim was to fill the empty slot of a medium size coursing sighthound which the Silken Windhound now fills so very well. Standing … Read more

Russian Wolfhound

The Russian Wolfhound is a sighthound and they originated in Arabia but were later on brought to Russia. They are known as Borzoi and were owned by the Russian nobility. Like their name suggests, the Russian Wolfhound were used to hunt down wolves. In Russian, the name, Borzoi, itself translates to 'swift', which is a … Read more

Podenco Ibicenco

The Podenco Ibicenco (also known as Ibizian hound) is thought to have been originated in Egypt and there after were distributed throughout Spain in early 700 BC. This breed is a very rapid hunter and was used mostly to hunt game and rabbit. As well as finding and catching their prey, the Podenco Ibicenco retrieves … Read more

Kelb Tal-Fenek

The Kelb Tal-Fenek (also known as Pharaoh Hound) originated in the small island of Malta which is one of the seven islands in the Mediterranean Sea. On the island, they call this dog the Kelb Tal-Fenek which translates to 'rabbit dog'. The Kelb Tal-Fenek was thought to have been linked to ancient Egypt because historians … Read more

Galgo Espanol

The Galgo Espanol is also known as Spanish Galgo or Spanish Greyhound. It is an ancient sight hound dog breed originating in Spain and believed to have originated from Ibizian Hound though other theories indicate that these dogs may have originated from Asian Greyhounds. This breed got enormous popularity with Spanish nobility for its great … Read more

Danish-Swedish Farmdog

The Danish-Swedish Farmdog is also known as Dansk/Svensk Gaardhund, DANSK/SVENSK G�RDHUND or Danish-Swedish Farm dog. Native to Denmark and Sweden, it is an old dog breed that dates back to 17th century although some enthusiasts believe the breed is thousand years old. It is a multipurpose dog that has been used as farm dog to … Read more

Cirneco Dell ‘Etna

The Cirneco Dell 'Etna is an ancient hunting dog breed that originated in Sicily, Italy. It is documented in arts and crafts of ancient times dating back to 400 years B.C. It has been used primarily to hunt rabbits on tough terrain of Mount Etna where the dog is found in larger numbers. It hunts … Read more

Chien D’ Artois

The Chien D' Artois (also know as Artois Hound, 'Picard Briquet' is a medium size French Hound dog with a musculature, athletic and sturdy body. The body is slightly longer than tall. The head is large and strong and back is medium in length. The eyes are large and prominent while large flopped ears are … Read more

Chart Polski

The Chart Polski is an ancient sighthound breed that is documented in literature since 13th century. It is believed that the breed probably originated from the Asiatic sighthounds that were of Saluki type. The breed was historically used for hunting hare, fox, roe-deer, bustard and wolf. The dog is tall and lanky with a height … Read more


Afaird is a cross breed of the Afghan Hound and the Briard. These breeds loves people and can be great with other dogs and children. With their size they can be made into a watchdog. They are very affectionate, loving, sweet and playful. They can be protective and territorial and makes a great family dog.