About Silkens

Silken Windhounds are a medium-sized sighthound that was started by Francie and Chuck Stull in Austin, Texas in the 1980’s. The foundation breeds are Borzoi and a type of Lurcher called Long-haired Whippets. The Lurchers came from a cross of Whippet and Sheltie.

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Silken Windhounds are known for their friendly dispositions, make excellent family pets and are happiest when sharing family activities. They are easily trainable and eager to please. They require little grooming and are naturally clean and tidy.