What does a Silken Windhound look like? The Silken Windhound has soft, silky coat that can be straight, slightly wavy, or curly with longer feathering around the neck and along the back of the forelegs, the hindquarters and tail. All colors and markings are acceptable.
Are Silken Windhounds healthy? Silken Windhounds are in the minority of dog breeds in that they are a remarkably healthy breed. The life expectancy of a typical Silken Windhound can easily extend into their mid teens while experiencing fewer health issues than are typically found in their foundation breeds.
What are Silken Windhounds used for? Temperament. Silken Windhounds are affectionate and playful, and are good dogs for families with children. Due to their friendliness, they are not good guard dogs but are easily housebroken and can be trained to live with smaller household pets. Silkens particularly like agility, therapy, flyball, and obedience.
Where did Silken Windhounds come from?