afghan hound?

Seemed smaller and slighter (lower camera placement makes it look much larger than it was), but it’s my best guess. It was definitely timid and not a fan of the shutter noise.

Update: Mystery solved. An intelligent A Dog’s Beach reader notes this beautiful pup is a Borzoi (or Russian Wolfhound).

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8 Responses to afghan hound?

  1. JackDaddy says:

    I'm amazed that some dogs are terrified of the camera and some are just natural born camera hogs (or should that be camera dogs?)

  2. Kathi says:

    Beautiful dog. Did he come with his owner or go home with you? 😀

  3. I just looked it up, Anonymous, and you are absolutely correct! Also known has a Russian Wolfhound. I know it wasn't an Afghan, but I couldn't figure out what it was. Thank you so much.

  4. rottielvr says:

    If it was smaller and slighter than an Afghan then I am going to say it is a long haired Whippet or a Silken Windhound as they are known. Russian Wolfhound's and Borzoi are very very tall so I can't see it being one of those at all.

  5. I guess the mystery continues… 🙂

  6. Molly says:

    We asked the owner this AM and he said Silken Windhound which is a mix of Borzoi and Whippet.

  7. Thanks for the info, Molly! Mystery solved. 🙂

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