Sighthounds Archive

Borzoi

A Borzoi is a domestic type of a dog belonging to the sighthound group. The dog comes from Russia but it was developed from dog breeds brought there from central Asia. It is a very unique type of a dog and in appearance it ...Read More

Carolina Dog Breed Info

The Carolina Dog is a feral breed which mostly appears in the Southeastern part of the United States. It is a landrace dog of bout medium size which has only recently been introduced to domestic use. Until 2008, this dog has not been used ...Read More

Azawakh

Azawakh is a sighthound and a herding dog coming from West Africa. It is a dog breed which has ties with the Sloughi but not so much with the Saluki. The Azawakh is related to the Sahelian zone where it was developed and is mostly used ...Read More

Saluki

A Saluki is a sighthound originally bred in the Fertile Crescent. Their purpose was hunting and they were really good at it. Using sight, they were able to spot their prey, run after it and kill it. They have been specialized for hunting gazelle, fox, ...Read More

Afghan Hound

The Afghan Hound is a basal breed of dog. It is a very distinguishing type of a dog which you can recognize by its unique coat. With very long hair and a ring curl on its tail, this breed is very much recognizable and ...Read More

Italian Greyhound

The Italian Greyhound is a very small breed of dog. It is actually a sighthound dog and was used as a lap dog in the past. It originated in Italy and was often seen on the court with nobility and various kings and queens. ...Read More

Irish Wolfhound

An Irish Wolfhound is a large breed of dog that originates from, as its name says, Ireland. It is a breed of dog which was made for wolf hunting and it was purposefully made to be used in such way. There have been some ...Read More

Whippet Dog Breed Info

The Whippet is a medium size dog breed originating in England. They are directly descendent from grey hounds and have similar characteristics to them. Besides being similar in appearance, these dogs also have similar speed. Whippets are often used in dog sports and they ...Read More