Borzoi

Borzoi

    Borzoi The Borzoi is a breed of long-haired sighthound generally understood to have originated from Russia in its current form. The name translates to “fast”. Also known as the Russian Wolfhound (Русская псовая борзая), borzoi bear a strong physical...
Afghan Hound

Afghan Hound

Origin and Brief History Descendant of one of the oldest breeds of canine, Afghan hounds are, of course, named for their country of origin. Originally discovered in the mountainous regions of Afghanistan, these aristocratic looking dogs hunted utilizing sight and...
Basenji

Basenji

  Origin and Brief History The Basenji is one of the oldest dog breeds on the planet. The ancient Egyptian pharaohs used to breed dogs similar to Basenjis, carvings of which can be seen on some of the pharaohs’ tombs. The modern Basenji was bred from a line...
Greyhound

Greyhound

History Despite being one of the better known dog breeds the origin of the Greyhound was much debated (with some claiming they were related to the sighthounds of early Egypt) until in 2004 D.N.A. testing proved they were more descended from the early sighthound stocks...
Whippet

Whippet

  Whippet   Origin and brief history The Whippet also known as the Snap dog or the English Whippet is a medium sized breed of dog. The Whippet originated in England and is of the class of sight hounds. They originated from the greyhound and are shown in the...
Dachshund

Dachshund

  Origin & Brief History   Dachshund is known to have originated from Germany. Their name is German where dachs stands for rabbits or badgers and hund stands for hound or dog. There were mentions about dachshund description dogs in ancient Egyptian...
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