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Old 06-03-2009, 05:28 PM
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Not to completely take over the thread but what are the differences between the LHW and silkens? I know their coats are different, but that's about it.

Hank CA - (approx. 1 1/2 year old Spotty Dog)
Mia CGC - (6 1/2 year old Papillon)
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Old 06-03-2009, 05:36 PM
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Silken Windhounds are a little bigger (from those that I have met) They have a double coat.. actually their coat is pretty much the same as a borzoi, their heads are very borzoi.. actually just think small borzoi and you will be pretty much bang on. They were created from whippet/long haired whippet and borzoi. (their gene pool is smaller)
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Old 06-04-2009, 06:22 PM
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I had a Whippet and she was wonderful. I had to place her when I got divorced, but she was a great companion for an elderly couple for 14 yrs.

There is a woman at the local agility trials with a few whippets and they are awesome workers, but like several have said, you've got to train them the right way!!
Katie + the Workin' Girls

~Smooth Collies~

URO1 CH "Smidgen" RA,WW-RN,CGC,TT,HIC,VC (2/3 CA)
URO2 CH "Dora" RN,CGC,TT,HIC,VC (2/3 CA)

~American Hairless Terriers (coated)~
UFR USR GRCH 'PR' "OE" TT (UKC Total Dog Award winner)
UFR USR GRCH 'PR' "Spud" TT (UKC Total Dog Award winner)
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